How many book dedications do you remember? My point exactly. Most of them are generic and unimaginative. But not these. Bored Panda has collected some of the greatest book dedications ever written to prove that writers can tell a story even in a sentence or two.


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From hilarious jokes about family life to warning mom about the sex scenes in the book, these dedications without a doubt get the audience interested in the title even before the actual story begins. Scroll down to read our selection of first-page brilliance and don't forget to vote for your favorite entries.

#2 Relatable

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ADHORTATOR 1 month ago

I am one of these :-)

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#4 Top-Tier Book Dedication

Top-Tier Book Dedication

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CatShatBrix 1 month ago

This could've been a good roast.

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#5 Joan Rivers' Dedication Page Of Her Last Book, Diary Of A Mad Diva

Joan Rivers' Dedication Page Of Her Last Book, Diary Of A Mad Diva

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Hope Floats 1 month ago

Loved Joan River''s sense of humour... Outrageous to the end...

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#6 Skulduggery Pleasant - Death Bringer By Derek Landy

Skulduggery Pleasant - Death Bringer By Derek Landy

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J Perry 1 month ago

Probably me if I ever manage to write a book. By then probably to my nieces' and nephews' babies... 😜

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#7 I've Never Before Chosen A Book Based Simply On The Dedication

I've Never Before Chosen A Book Based Simply On The Dedication

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SykesDaMan 1 month ago

Is this a book that inspired or was inspired "How I met your mother" or more accurately "All the women I had before your mother"?

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#9 No Way Back By Matthew Klein

No Way Back By Matthew Klein

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CatShatBrix 1 month ago

Lol that won't end well

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#10 The Selection By Kiera Cass

The Selection By Kiera Cass

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Brandon Paltoo 1 month ago

My favorite we are always kids to our parents lol

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