Friday, May 25, 2012

TGIF - Bad Cover, Great Book

Yea! It's Friday, and time for Ginger's TGIF:

Show Me Your Cover: What are some of the worst book covers, but hold some of the best stories inside? Don't be embarrassed, show us your cover!

OK. I've never told anyone this, because I think most people really like this cover. Its:
The Vespertine, by Saundra Mitchell

The link goes to my review, and even one of my commenters mentioned the beautiful cover! I think she looks funny. Like a Barbie doll. And her arm looks bent at a wonky angle. And her head is cut off. And the colors are drab. I really liked this book, but I just don't see anything special about this cover.

OK. I'm tough. Let me have it.....

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  1. I'm not a huge fan of this cover either and it has put me off reading this book, guess its time just to ignore the cover and start reading.

  2. I don't like this cover either. I think her head is very doll-like and just not natural. I did like the book though.

  3. Yeah, she does look like a barbie doll now that you say it. I don't think the cover's horrible, but I don't love it either.

    My TGIF/Follow Friday

  4. i totally see what you mean. i like the vibe, but maybe if they picked a different picture from the same set? ~dixie

  5. You are totally right about her arms! What is up with those?


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