beneath the cover: eleanor & park

beneath the cover: eleanor & park

I’m not even sure where to begin with this thing, to be honest. Here, let me just show off these two covers to momentarily distract you. Both of these UK covers were illustrated by the brilliant Debbie Powell. I blathered on about the loveliness of both the US and UK covers for E&P (and interviewed … 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

imm (11)

imm (11)

In My Mailbox (imm) is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. So it’s been a few moons since I’ve done one of these “hey check out all of the books I spent my money on!” posts. The snarky side of me wants to call it straight up book pr0n, because I mean, let’s … Continue reading

cell coverage: double

cell coverage: double

You’d think someone who had a feature called Cell Coverage would be able to take a decent, non-blurry photo with her phone. Au contraire. My poor phone’s backside has since been replaced (its glass got scratched!), but not before I had the chance to snap this quick pic at my local BAM: Here’s the thing … Continue reading

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