Welcome back to another Which Cover Wednesday! This is a weekly meme I host, where I take the two covers of the same book, compare and give my opinion on which one is a better fit! Feel free to join in the fun by commenting below! Now let’s see our contenders:

1. The Summoning by Kelley Armstrong

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For this book, it’s easy to choose the first cover. Even though I can see the appeal to having Lyle House on the front cover (because that’s where everything starts), I like the first one because it looks more like a YA novel and less like a horror one.

2. The Expressologist by Kristina Springer (English and Indonesian)

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In this case, I actually like the second one better! It’s more specific to the story than the cover with the girl merely sipping a latte.

3. The Program by Suzanne Young (English and Italian)

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While I love the second cover’s model, I would have to choose the first cover of The Program. It’s just that the second version is a bit too generic for me. It’s not to say I’m 100% on board with the first cove, because I’m not. The models in the cover are holding hands like they are going through it together and I guess they are figuratively, but not literally. Maybe if it showed them reaching out to each other, I’d like the cover even more! 😉

4. Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

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First cover all the way! The second one is a cartoonish version, and while I generally do not prefer cartoon covers over real person models, that’s not the only reason I like the other cover better. There’s also the fact that the second cover shows the protagonist with a group of men, which makes it seem like that’s her biggest problem, and it isn’t. It’s one of the many.

5. Withering Tights by Louise Rennison

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These covers are so similar that’s hard to choose. But I’ve got say, I like the first cover more because of the cover art, with the cute background being sock material matching the title! 😀

That’s it for the covers! See any that you like (or dislike)? I’d love to hear your take on these covers. Thanks for reading!

-Sumaya

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