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authorthoughts: andrew smith & winger

authorthoughts: andrew smith & winger

Have you ever found yourself sitting in a room and listening intently to a discussion, then have your attention completely derailed when you become fixated on an object? Unfortunately, it happens to me all the time. Fortunately, it happened when I saw the spine of Andrew Smith’s upcoming novel, Winger. Spines don’t often get a lot … Continue reading

authorthoughts: antony john & elemental

authorthoughts: antony john & elemental

It’s not often that I photograph books here on the blog, but when I do, I feel like I’m giving each book its own little fashion show. This immediately reminds me of Mindy Kaling’s character on The Office being super annoying when she chants, “Fashion show at lunch!” Today I’m rolling out the red carpet … Continue reading

authorthoughts: rainbow rowell and eleanor & park

authorthoughts: rainbow rowell and eleanor & park

Step 1: Check out the Bookmark Binge feature on a lovely new-to-me-blog, Young Adult Anonymous. Step 2: Stare a little longer at new-to-me cover for Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park. Step 2.5: Stare a little more. Step 3: Realize that this is the same author of Attachments, the same book that’s been given high praise from two … Continue reading

authorthoughts: lisa m. stasse & the forsaken

authorthoughts: lisa m. stasse & the forsaken

Hear ye, hear ye! No seriously, have y’all heard about the book, The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse? To be perfectly honest, when Courtney Summers told me about this cover art on Twitter, the first thing I thought was, “What?” The second thing I thought was, “That’s some crazybusiness.” And then when I finally decided to act … Continue reading

authorthoughts: siobhan vivian & the list

authorthoughts: siobhan vivian & the list

My opinion of faces on covers hasn’t always been a positive one, and not much has managed to change my opinion over the past few years, either. It takes a certain type of cover with a certain type of face to grab my attention. Recently, that certain type of cover was Siobhan Vivian’s The List. The … Continue reading

authorthoughts: corey whaley & where things come back

authorthoughts: corey whaley & where things come back

Yesterday’s post featured the beautiful illustrated hardcover and paperback artwork for Corey Whaley’s Where Things Come Back. Today, Corey was kind enough to stop by TCG for an interview! Welcome, Corey! TCG: I think there’s some sort of homing device that’s been implanted in my brain that immediately draws me to illustrated covers. WTCB’s hardcover … Continue reading