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on chip kidd’s TED talk

on chip kidd’s TED talk

A little over a month ago, I was ridiculously excited to learn that the designer of one of my favorite book covers of all time, Chip Kidd, did a TED talk. As I was watching it, I sent a few excitedly obsessive opinionated emails to my fellow cover-snob (and lovely) friend Sommer. These emails may … Continue reading

america and the movie tie-in monstrosity.

america and the movie tie-in monstrosity.

Oh, publishers. Oh, film industry. You and your incessant need to market the mess out of something I love, leaving me filled with dread that this film will inevitably be merchandised into an oblivion. I leave the country for 10 measly days, road trip a couple more and this is what I come back to? … Continue reading

cover love: wonder

I’m going on somewhat of a hiatus from blogging until December. But I thought I’d write a quick post featuring the striking cover for R.J. Palacio’s upcoming novel, Wonder. Many, many thanks to Erin for sending it to me. Internet is spotty and slow where I am. I’d write more, but I don’t even know if this … Continue reading

i love a great cover art-inspired meme.

I think the three most popular cover-related posts that pop up in my Google Reader are some variation of cover love, cover reveals, or twinkie covers. Not that I’m opposed to these (obviously), because every time I spy such a title I immediately want to stop whatever I’m doing and read that post. (I’ve got … Continue reading

shirley marr’s rejected fury covers

shirley marr’s rejected fury covers

If you know me at all, you already understand that one of the quickest ways to my heart is through a sense of humor. (Candy is probably next in line, shortly followed by a certain degree of geekiness.) So when this post was brought to my attention, I just had to share the love. In … Continue reading