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15 Delicious Book Covers Inspired By #CandyLit

A puntastic hashtag took over literary Twitter on Sunday night, so we decided to turn the jokes into reality.

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It started with a simple joke...

My horrible pun of the day: Retelling of Edgar Allan Poe set in the candy kingdom called The Fall of the House of Gusher.

Lincoln Michel

@TheLincoln

My horrible pun of the day: Retelling of Edgar Allan Poe set in the candy kingdom called The Fall of the House of Gusher.

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And quickly became a hashtag...

Harper Perennial

@HarperPerennial

@TheLincoln #candylit

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One day later #CandyLit has over 1,300 tweets. Here are a few of our favorites, imagined as actual book covers:

1.

Werthering's Original Heights #candylit @TheLincoln @HarperPerennial

Stephanie Hershinow

@S_Insley_H

Werthering's Original Heights #candylit @TheLincoln @HarperPerennial

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2.

Matthew Power

@matthew_power

War and Pez #candylit

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3.

The Confectionary of Dunces #candylit

A. N. Devers

@andevers

The Confectionary of Dunces #candylit

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4.

.@TheLincoln @HarperPerennial Rololita by Vladimir Nabiscov #candylit

J. Robert Lennon

@jrobertlennon

.@TheLincoln @HarperPerennial Rololita by Vladimir Nabiscov #candylit

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5.

A Perfect Day for Banana Runts #candylit #gross #thereisneveragooddayforthose

Lincoln Michel

@TheLincoln

A Perfect Day for Banana Runts #candylit #gross #thereisneveragooddayforthose

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6.

Grand Central Pub

@GrandCentralPub

Oliver Twix @HarperPerennial #candylit

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7.

The Marzipan Chronicles by Ray Cadbury #candylit

Isaac Fitzgerald

@IsaacFitzgerald

The Marzipan Chronicles by Ray Cadbury #candylit

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8.

Dubli-nerds by James Almond Joyce #candylit

The Rumpus

@The_Rumpus

Dubli-nerds by James Almond Joyce #candylit

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9.

The Satanic Hershey Kisses, Salman Runtsdie. #candylit

MichaelKimball

@MichaelKimball

The Satanic Hershey Kisses, Salman Runtsdie. #candylit

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10.

Of Mice and Mentos #candylit #amirite @GrandCentralPub @HarperPerennial #supposedtobecleaning

Andrea DeWerd

@ajdewerd

Of Mice and Mentos #candylit #amirite @GrandCentralPub @HarperPerennial #supposedtobecleaning

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11.

Harper Perennial

@HarperPerennial

War and Reese's Pieces #candylit

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12.

If on a Winter's Night a Twizzler #candylit

Gigantic magazine

@Giganticmag

If on a Winter's Night a Twizzler #candylit

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13.

A Room of One's Toblerone. #candylit

Steve Edwards

@The_Big_Quiet

A Room of One's Toblerone. #candylit

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14.

C'mon you guys: The Three Musketeers #candylit

Harper Perennial

@HarperPerennial

C'mon you guys: The Three Musketeers #candylit

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And let us not forget, the one that started it all:

15.

My horrible pun of the day: Retelling of Edgar Allan Poe set in the candy kingdom called The Fall of the House of Gusher.

Lincoln Michel

@TheLincoln

My horrible pun of the day: Retelling of Edgar Allan Poe set in the candy kingdom called The Fall of the House of Gusher.

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