You will notice the layout is really wonky--my apologies; I lost the argument with Blogger and it put the pictures wherever it wanted to. - Liz
A couple of weeks ago, I
Cases in point, The Debutante's Second Chance takes place in a small, bucolic town. Hmm... The heroine of Every Time We Say Goodbye has shortish curly red hair. Annie in Always Annie tends toward the flat-chested.
I didn't react well. Ever. I'm not savvy enough to know if the covers made a difference in sales, and I've gotten over the disappointment, but still...it would have been nice if indicators of the story would have made it to the first part of the book people see
Then there are the times when the covers are so right, I could have--if indeed I had an artistic bone in my body--designed them myself. Here are my favorites.
In truth, as a reader I don't pay much attention to covers. Often the only time I even see them is when I order the book from Amazon and then I'm usually author-led, not cover-attracted. What about you? And, while I'm asking, what are your cover loves and hates?
Have a great week!