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Re: Suggest an alternative title?

Post by micoleon13 » 04 Jan 2018, 16:04

cherryalakei wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 17:55
If I were titling it, I'd go with something like "Heros" or "We Could Be Heros", "A Hero In Time", or given the explicitness of the book, "The Lonely Hero" lol
I really like The Lonely Hero, as it doesn't have the "escape" factor. The time travel could be depicted in the cover illustration to portray that part of it

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Post by ButterscotchCherrie » 04 Jan 2018, 16:14

cherryalakei wrote:
28 Dec 2017, 17:55
If I were titling it, I'd go with something like "Heros" or "We Could Be Heros", "A Hero In Time", or given the explicitness of the book, "The Lonely Hero" lol
NOW I am thinking "Heros out of time". Or, given the sex scenes, "Heros and Eros". Or how about "Three-way Hero" - because she goes to three centuries! Srsly.

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Post by kwahu » 08 Jan 2018, 02:40

Well, it's true the title was a bit out of place. My suggestion would be 30th century superhero.

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Post by Roggyrus » 09 Jan 2018, 07:17

May I suggest this title: "30th Century: Escape to Pleasure"

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Post by Al Chakauya » 11 Jan 2018, 03:56

I agree the book title is rather misplaced , I suggest "30th Century: Heroes and Pleasure"

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Post by eBookreviewer » 13 Jan 2018, 12:17

The title does not seem to indicate well what the book is about, in my opinion. I like the first one that has suggested above. :techie-studyinggray:

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Post by ritah » 25 Jan 2018, 16:01

Frenjie wrote:
14 Dec 2017, 03:38
The word "escape" somewhat depicts negativity. If I would suggest an alternative title, it will be "30th Century: A Journey to the Past" if that would make sense.
I like this suggestion, I also thought the 'A hero in time' suggestion is fitting.

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Post by BookHausJ » 25 Jan 2018, 22:21

The title might be Jennifer's grief. The shadow of the century.

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Post by eBookreviewer » 02 Feb 2018, 06:00

I think this title is ok.

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Post by Mitchell Starc » 04 Feb 2018, 23:25

I am gonna suggest it as " The Combo Adventure"

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Post by ayoomisope » 05 Feb 2018, 18:50

Mjgarrison wrote:
06 Dec 2017, 09:05
Finding myself
Nice. I totally agree with this alternate title.
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Post by Mailis » 09 Feb 2018, 07:42

30th Century: Past Freedom

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Post by cristinaro » 15 Feb 2018, 11:13

Sasha Walker wrote:
13 Dec 2017, 14:10
Haha! Well then since just a little bit was in the 30th century it can be "Escaping the 30th Century and then moving on with the rest of the book"
Your comments sound funnier than the book itself. :) The title is obviously misleading and any of the previously suggested titles seem more appealing.
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Post by ashpres12 » 15 Feb 2018, 22:58

Frenjie wrote:
14 Dec 2017, 03:38
The word "escape" somewhat depicts negativity. If I would suggest an alternative title, it will be "30th Century: A Journey to the Past" if that would make sense.
I like this suggestion as it gives you an idea of the possibilities that would be contained within the book. It also gives a sense of curiosity and wanting to know what is going on currently and why we are going on this journey. If I were to see this title on a book, it would draw me in to look at it. :D

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Post by Sorchadorcha » 22 Feb 2018, 12:37

I found the title misleading as there was more of a journey than an escape. I suppose "30th Century: Escape" sounds better than "30th Century: Journey" so I'd keep the title as it is until I can come up with something a little more enticing.

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