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Which Cover Wednesday 70

Hello, fellow bloggers! It’s time for another Which Cover Wednesday! Which Cover Wednesday is a meme I host where I show two different covers of the same book and choose which one is better (in my opinion). And you can join in on the fun as well by commenting on your favourite covers in the section below. The covers for this week are:

1.  52 Reasons to Hate My Father by Jessica Brody

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Between these two covers, I prefer the first one. There’s just something more comical about it than the second cover, with the way the model strikes her pose contrasted by the hat she’s wearing. Though the second cover is still decent, no doubt! 😉

2. A Different Blue by Amy Harmon

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In this case, I like the second cover a bit more. Even though both covers basically look the same, I’m fond of the font used for the word blue as well as the colour. Plus,  I really like  how the model’s staring down at us readers in such a bold manner!

3. Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

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Sorry, but my love goes to the second cover! The first cover, while okay, doesn’t make me want to read the book (it was actually the blurb that made the book sound awesome). I think I’m a fan of the cover art on the second cover, as well as the message on the front saying,”Time to Fight Like a Girl”, which gives an empowering feel to it! 🙂

4. Dangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick

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Hmmm… this one’s a toughie for me. They just both seem really great in their own ways. But if I had to choose, I’d go with the second cover, because of its use of bold typography as well as the detail given to the illustration; it looks almost real to me!

Well, that’s all for now! What did you think of this week’s covers? Were there some you liked? If you have any thoughts or questions, please let me know in the Comments Section below! Thanks for reading!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 69

Hey there, fellow readers! We’ve reached that time of week again: Which Cover Wednesday! For those of you who don’t know, Which Cover Wednesday is a meme I host where I show two different covers of the same book and choose which one is better (in my opinion). And if you’d like to give your opinions on these covers as well, just leave your thoughts in the Comments Section below! Now, let’s begin!

1.  The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig

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In this case, I think I’d go with the first cover. I like how it’s simplistic and understated compared to the overcrowdedness of the second cover. From the bold typography and the little bits of cover art to that solid black background, I love it all! And I didn’t notice until much later that there are eyes in the water, weirdly enough! 😀

2. Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have) by Sarah Mlynowski

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Second cover wins my vote! Not only does it match the design of the author’s most recent book, I See London, I See France, but I like the way it conveys the story with the cover. The first cover merely looks like a romantic Contemporary, but there was much more going on in Ten Things than that!

3. Breathe, Annie, Breathe by Miranda Kenneally

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Based on summary alone, it would be a pretty tough call to pick between these two covers. The first cover relates more to the premise in the protagonist’s positioning and athletic wear while the second cover follows the style of the author’s previous novels. In the end, I’d go with the first cover, because of its ties to the plot.

4. Paper Princess by Erin Watt (English and Danish)

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This one’s a little too easy! I’d definitely go with the first cover! I love the detail given to the crown as well as how it takes up the space on the cover! That plus the tag line and positioning of the title makes it a really great cover in my eyes! And while I admit that the second cover is pretty nice, I don’t think it conveys the storyline at all…

Well, that’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! Where there any covers that stood out to you in this week’s post? If so, let me know in the Comments Section below, as well as any thoughts and suggestions you might have for next week’s Which Cover Wednesday. Have a nice day, everyone!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 68

Hey, everybody! Welcome back to Which Cover Wednesday. Now, for those of you who don’t know, Which Cover Wednesday is a meme I host where I show two different covers of the same book and choose which one is better (in my opinion). Feel free to join in by giving your own opinions in the Comments Section below. This weeks covers are:

1.  The Naming by Alison Croggon

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In this case, I really like the first cover! Even though I like the second cover for its typography, I adore the first cover’s dynamic feel with the model’s hair flowing through the wind and her determined look.

2. Wild Awake by Hilary T. Smith

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I’m choosing the second cover hands-down! It seems so vibrant to me, and that’s saying something with the first cover’s colour scheme. While I do love the first cover’s use of colour, the second cover captures my attention with its contrast of colour versus lack of colour within the cover. Plus, I like how part of the story is conveyed through the cover as well as its typography!

3. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

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Take a look at that gorgeous second cover! OMG! Whoever created that cover has done a fantastic job! From the beautiful use of colour to the phoenix right in the middle and the wisps of orange dancing on the cover, down to the typography, the newest edition of Ruin and Rising looks amazing!

4. Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr (English and Estonian)

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Second cover for sure! I just like the atmosphere of it, with the girl looking towards the horizon/sky. I guess I really like the background of this cover compared to the first. On a side note, I don’t know why, but that first cover screams “2000s” to me…

Well, that’s it for today! I hope you enjoyed this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! Did you see anything you liked? If you have any thoughts or questions about Which Cover Wednesday or this week’s titles, I’d love to hear about them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading!

– Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 67

Hi there, wonderful readers! It’s that time of week again: Which Cover Wednesday! Which Cover Wednesday is a weekly meme I host. What happens is that I compare two different covers of a book and give my opinion of which cover looks better. And feel free to join in on the fun by giving your opinions in the Comments Section below. Here are this week’s covers:

1.  Avalon High by Meg Cabot

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In this case, I prefer the first cover over the second one, seeing as the second one has a model who is merely holding a sword upright in the corner… Maybe if she was doing something else, I might like the second cover more, but overall,  the first cover’s more appealing to me for playing with the typography and cover art.

2. The Lost Marble Book of Forgotten Girl and Random Boy by Marie Jaskulka

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First cover again! I like how the design mimics a marble book’s cover a lot! Not that the second cover doesn’t look good, because I love its typography and backdrop! It’s just that I like the first cover more.

3. Princess Academy by Shannon Hale

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My vote goes to the first cover (what a surprise)! I love the detail into the cute and quaint illustrations and that it includes not one girl centre stage, but all the girls going to the academy. Plus, the model in the second cover does not help in my imagining of Miri…

4. Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins

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Yes to the first cover! OMG, after all this time, I still love the model’s outfit and how it fits with the background, as well as the mirror image below. While I do admit that it screams photo shoot more than a cover, it looks much more better than the second one to me, which just depicts the model’s head and nothing else…

So, I guess this was a week for first covers… 😀 That aside, did any of these covers catch your eye? Let me know in the Comments Section below! Take care, everyone! And keep reading!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 66

Hey there, fellow readers! I’m back with another Which Cover Wednesday! For those of you who don’t know, Which Cover Wednesday is a weekly meme I host. What happens is that I compare two different covers of a book and give my opinion of which cover looks better. And you can join in on the fun as well! Just leave your thoughts about these covers in the Comments Section below. Speaking of covers, here are our covers for this week:

1.  The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han

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I really like the look of the second cover! I feel as if this cover uses its space more efficiently than the first one, with its blue background and cover art that’s spread out rather than clumped in the middle (like the first cover)…

2. Roar by Cora Carmack (English and German)

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Love that first cover! I think the first one looks stunning with its background of mountains as well as the model’s positioning in that cover versus the second one. I like how she isn’t facing readers head on, but we get a full body view of her outfit and stance! Plus, I love her dress in the first cover way more than her crown in the second!

3. The Hanging Girl by Eileen Cook

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To be honest, I actually like the ARC’s cover more than the finished copy’s cover. It’s just that the finished copy’s cover looks kind of generic with the girl on the front, even if they try to make it seem eery with the letters covering her eyes coupled with her hand gestures. But the first cover looks more interesting to me because of its typography and background with the note on what seems to be a tree or an old door…

4. How to Make Out by Brianna R. Shrum (English and French)

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In this case, I’d choose the second cover. Even though the first and second covers use the same image, I feel as if the second cover uses it better with the different lighting (which looks beautiful, btw), cute typography and those hearts that remind me of a snapchat filter! Overall, it just looks so much prettier than the first cover!

Well, that’s a wrap for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! Were there any covers that caught your eye? Let me know in the Comments Section below, along with any suggestions or questions you might have for upcoming Which Cover Wednesdays! Have a lovely day, everyone!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 65

Hey, everyone! Well, it’s time for Which Cover Wednesday again! For those of you who do not know, Which Cover Wednesday is a weekly meme I host. What happens is that I compare two different covers of a book and give my opinion of which cover looks better. Feel free to give your opinion of these covers as well! Here are today’s contenders:

1.  Alice Alone by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

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I really like the first cover! It’s just that I find the second cover to be a bit confusing in comparison to the first, where Alice looks melancholy and truly alone. I do like the second cover’s diary design though! 😉

2. The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde

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In this case, I’m a fan of the second cover! I guess I like how subtle it is about the dragon into the plot in comparison to the first one… Plus, I like the simple elegance of the cover art outlining background as well as the typography.

3. Sweep #1 by Cate Tiernan

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Second cover most definitely! The first cover is okay, but it’s the second cover that catches my eye, with this rustic old leathery paper quality to it, reminding of days when I would bake paper in my over to make it look old… 😀 Also, I love the fact that some of the typography of the cover looks like fancy handwriting!

4. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake (English and Arabic)

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This one’s a tough call! In all fairness, I would love to see the second cover be reproduced for a graphic novel cover, if a graphic novel for Three Dark Crowns is ever released. There’s something about it, maybe it’s the detailedness of the illustrations or the fact that it reminds me of Avatar: The Last Airbender. But in this case, I’d have to choose the first cover because of its simplicity in choosing icons to represent the sisters as well as the fact that it’s more suited to a novel than the second cover…

And that’s a wrap for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday ! What did you think of these amazing books and their covers? Feel free to share your opinions in the Comments Section below; I’d love to hear them. Thanks for reading, everyone! Have a wonderful day!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 64

Hi, wonderful people! I’m back with another Which Cover Wednesday! For those of you who don’t know, Which Cover Wednesday is a weekly meme I host. What happens is that I compare two different covers of a book and give my opinion of which cover looks better. And I’d love to hear your thoughts about these covers as well! Just leave them in the Comments Section below. Now, let’s take a look at this week’s lovely covers:

1. On the Road to Find Out by Rachel Toor

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I really like the second cover, not only for its typography (which looks amazing in a faded-out sort of way, like it’s part of the road), but for mixing up the colour scheme. The first cover’s good, but just a bit bland for my taste, especially in the solid green background and the way the typography between title and author does not stand out to me…

2. Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor

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Love that second cover! It has this gorgeous smoky/cloudy effect, shrouding the title slightly and giving it a mysterious vibe. The first cover is nice, but I don’t like the title’s typography as much, and the fact that it used a model when it didn’t really need to (proven by the second cover). Plus, I kind of feel cold just looking at it! 😀

3. The Last Boy and Girl in the World by Siobhan Vivian

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This one’s tough to decide since both covers being pretty amazing. If I had to choose though, I’d go with the second cover. The first cover is cute and all, with the illustrations of the boats and water, but I love the detail given to the second cover, with the reflecting water surface and desolate landscape. And it doesn’t hurt that it has great typography (as you’ve probably noticed, I’m a sucker for great typography). 😉

4. The Accident Season by Moira Fowley – Doyle

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In this case, I’d choose the first cover. The second cover, while nice and all, brings more of a realistic, contemporary feel. The first cover, though, looks really eerie and interesting in comparison, what with the girl falling but the sky and earth’s positions are reversed on the cover!

Well, that’s all for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! What did you think of this week’s covers? Were there any that popped out to you? Let me know in the Comments Section below! Have a nice day, everyone!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 63

Hello, wonderful people! It’s Wednesday again and you know what that means? Which Cover Wednesday! 😀 Which Cover Wednesday is a meme I host where I compare two different covers of the same book and give my opinion on which does it better. Feel free to join in on the fun by your own opinions on these covers in the Comments Section below! And the covers for this week are:

1.  Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs

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In this case, I’d go with the first cover. I really like how the model’s face isn’t front and centre on the cover, letting readers imagine their own protagonists. Plus, I like the first cover’s typography in comparison to the second one… Then there’s the fact that the model’s coiling hair reminds me of a serpent, but I’m pretty sure that’s just me! 😀 Overall, there’s a simple elegance to the first cover that I like.

2. Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee

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Love that second cover! It has a rustic feel to it, with its old chipped painted background and knotted rope! And I love the ombre effect on the typography, as well as its font face! The first cover is pretty though, no doubt about that! It’s just that I like the second cover a bit more.

3. The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

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I really like the first cover. I usually like covers that don’t use models as opposed to ones that do, but this one appeals to me more, from its background of wildlife to the model’s dress to the mixture of colour on the cover! The second cover is a bit boring in comparison…

4. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

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I really like the second cover! Mostly because of the city nightlife background really, but I do prefer the second cover’s typography over the first. Not only is it playful, but it’s easier to read that the first one, which seems to be all over the place…

That’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! What did you think of this week’s covers? Were there some you liked? Some you didn’t like? If you have any thoughts or questions about these covers, let me know in the Comments Section below! Thanks for reading!

–  Sumaya

 

Which Cover Wednesday 62

Hello, everybody! Welcome back to another Which Cover Wednesday! For those of you who don’t know, Which Cover Wednesday is a weekly meme I host. What happens is that I compare two different covers of a book and give my opinion of which cover looks better. And you can join in on the fun as well! Just leave your thoughts about these wonderful covers in the Comments Section! Anyways, let’s begin! 😁

1.  Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger

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This one’s a toughie… I love the orangey clouds of the first cover, but I really like the typography of the second. And then there’s the fact that the covers give off different vibes; One looks more like a romance novel, while the other looks like a fantasy  novel…  I guess if I had to choose, I’d go with the second one, mainly because of the typography, but also because it looks a bit more fantastical with the lighting surrounding the model holding a sword!

2. Sweet Evil by Wendy Higgins

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This one’s an easy choice for me! I’d go with the first one. It’s mainly because the second one looks really generic, reminding me of those free eBook classics. The first one has a bit more work put into it. Plus, I really like that dress! 😍

3. Solitaire by Alice Oseman

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First cover again! I like how this cover fills its space compared to the second one. And while these covers are similar to each other, the second one is more word-heavy, which appeal to me as much as the first one does…

4. Oh My Gods by Tera Lynn Childs

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This round goes to… the second cover! I like how it relates to the story more than the first cover, which seems a bit more random with the statue and its relation to the story.. is it about art, history, running? The second cover hints more at the story in comparison. Then, there’s also the fact that I like the placement of the author’s name in the second cover more than the first…

Well, that’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! Were there any covers that struck your fancy? Let me know which one is your favourite (if you have one)!  And if you have any other thoughts or questions about these covers, or suggestions for next week’s Which Cover Wednesday, feel free to leave them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading, everyone!

–  Sumaya

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