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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

Which Cover Wednesday 61

Hello, lovely 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 commenting on these gorgeous covers below! 😉 And this week’s contenders are:

1.  This Raging Light by Estelle Laure

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This is a tough one! I really like the ombre colours of the first cover, but I love the typography of the second cover more…. I guess if I had to choose, I’d go with the second one, because it’s a bit more subtle and suited to the story than the first cover’s playfulness.

2. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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Second cover, second cover, second cover! While the first cover is the one I read from way back when, the second one holds an appeal to me simply because of the velvety rose in the centre. I kind of wish it had more going for it than that, but right now, I like its cover art as well as its bold typography…

3. The Beautiful and the Cursed by Page Morgan

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Love that second cover! At first, I really liked the first cover with that ethereal dress the model’s wearing as well as the colours, but the second cover has something going for it. Maybe it’s the model’s expression, like she’s just been fighting some serious bad news, or the fact that a gargoyle is on the cover, alluding to the story more than the Parisian background of the first cover.

4. Chanters by Amy Butler Greenfield

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In this case, I’d go with the first cover, seeing as it looks  a bit more otherworldly and related to fantasy in some way. The second cover looks more general ( I honestly wouldn’t know if it was historical or contemporary…), but I wouldn’t guess its relation to the story at all! Plus, I like how first cover makes use of its cover art by playing with the typography. Even though the second one has the same kind of cover art, it looks more like a random flourish…

Well, that’s all for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! Were there any covers that made you look twice? I’d love to hear about it, as well as any suggestions for this meme, in the Comments Section below. Have a wonderful day, everyone!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 60

Hello, fellow bloggers! It’s time for 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 by giving your opinions on these covers in the Comments Section below! Without further ado, here are this week’s covers:

1.  The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

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I really like the first cover! It just has this rustic appeal that the second one doesn’t have. And the title’s typography looks amazing! Meanwhile, the second cover seems to just scream “love story with horses”…

2. Blonde Ops by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman

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Definitely the first cover! I like the placement of the title and how it fills out the cover more than the second one. Also, the first cover’s title gets a little playful with cover art (the target on the O), which I thought was simple and affective. Plus, I’m a major fan of vespas and cobbled roads…. 😁

3. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

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First cover again! I love the detail given to the illustration of the first cover! 😍 It looks gorgeous! And to be honest, the second cover looks more like a promo poster for a movie or show…

4. United We Spy by Ally Carter

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While I do admire the second cover’s attempt to mimic the original covers, it’s the first cover that steals my heart! The second cover is a bit too monotone for my taste, while the first cover mixes a bit more colour into it! Plus, I love Cami’s graduation get-up! 😉

That’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! I guess I really gave my love to the first covers this week! 😉 What did you think of this week’s covers? I’d love to know what you thought of them! If you have any thoughts or questions, please let me know in the Comments Section below! Have a nice day!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 59

Hello, lovely readers! I’m back with another Which Cover Wednesday! For those of you who don’t know, Which Cover Wednesday is a meme that I host. In it, I compare different covers of the same book and give my opinion on which cover fits the book better. You can also join in on the fun by commenting down below on which is your favourite cover and why. Today’s covers are:

1. A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee

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In this case, I really like the second cover because it gives off more of a mystery vibe to me, with its colour scheme and the shrouded house in the background. Plus, I really admire the second cover’s typography! 🙂 I also like the fact that it looks appealing without the model on the cover. Don’t get me wrong; the first cover looks great as well. But I do have a thing for covers without models and this is no exception!

2. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (US and Polish editions)

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OMG! Second cover looks great! While both these covers look similar, the second cover looks like a re-vamped version of the first that I cannot say no to. It just instantly draws my eye to it…

3. Heist Society by Ally Carter (US and Australian editions)

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This one’s an easy pick! I’d go with the first cover! I like how it’s not too obvious, playing with the pun in the title by having the model mimic someone from high society, with her sunglasses and her top (from what I can see of it). Meanwhile, reflected from her glasses is a painting that she looks ready to rob! The second one just looks like a model stunt, with the effects appearing to be part of the background used to sell whatever it is the model’s selling… Maybe her jacket ( it is a nice jacket… 😉 )?

4. Special feature: Caraval by Stephanie Garber (US, UK, and Russian Editions)

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Thank you, Liliana @ Liliana N Bookish, for suggesting these three covers! I honestly wouldn’t have even known about the third one if it wasn’t for you!

As to which cover I prefer, I think it would be the US edition first, then the Russian edition, and finally, the UK edition. I love the simplistic and elegant look of the first one. It’s not over the top but it’s intriguing enough to hold its own, all without divulging a concrete image of the characters that’ll be stuck in a reader’s head through the novel. The Russian cover, on the other hand, would be perfect for a graphic novel, with its whimsical animation and attention to detail. I just don’t think that it’s as suited to a novel as the US edition is. And compared to these two covers, the UK edition looks boring in comparison…

Well, that’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! If you have any thoughts or questions about these covers, or suggestions for next week’s Which Cover Wednesday, feel free to share them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading, everyone!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 58

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.  Something in Between by Melissa de le Cruz

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I know I already reviewed covers of this title before, but I saw the cover that came out for the paperback version this week and couldn’t help but share it! Look at how pretty it looks with the purple haze, that sunset, the water, and those fireworks! 😊 It’s like the perfect photograph made into a cover! And I love it! I also like how the typography is simplistic and underwhelming in relation to the image.

2. All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (English and Portuguese)

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Even though both these covers look the same, I kind of like the second one more because of its brightness and cluttered mess. Yes, the first one has a blue background that I think stands out more than the white one. But it also looks a bit too organized for my taste, but that’s just me…

3. Poison Study by Maria V. Synder

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In this case, I’d go with the first cover! The second cover seems generic to me, with the model centre stage in a nice dress with a forest background… But the first cover catches my eye with the architecture and the spiral staircase covering the model’s face (which allows readers to imagine the protagonist how they want to rather than battling their image of the protagonist with the cover’s). I like that both covers show a sense of movement, though… 🙂

4. Everybody Knows Your Name by Andrea Seigel and Brent Bradshaw (English and French)

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This one’s a toughie. To be honest, I don’t really like either of them, but if I had to choose, I guess it’d be the first one, because it has more relation to the story’s plot than the second. That one looks like your run-of-the-mill Contemporary YA novel…

Well, that’s all for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! Any of these covers make you want to pick up the book immediately? If you have any thoughts or questions, feel free to share them in the Comments Section below. Have a nice day, everyone!

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 57

Hey, everybody! I’m back with another 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. And feel free to join in on the fun as well, by commenting about these covers in the Comments Section below. And the covers for this week are:

1. Unrivaled by Alyson Nöel

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To be honest, I really like the second cover. The first one just has a white background, and while I think it suits the cover, I prefer the second cover because it uses that space and fills it up.

2. Defy the Stars by Claudia Grey

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First cover, first cover, first cover! It just looks so beautiful with the cover art plus the typography! The second cover’s okay and all; it’s just the first one captures my attention way more!

3. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

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Second cover, most definitely. First thing I thought when I saw it was,” I need that cover in my life”. I always thought they could do more with the first cover since it is a fantasy novel, technically. It’s fun to see that genre play out on the cover versus romance.

4. 99 Days by Katie Cotugno

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Hmmm… this is a hard one… but if I had to choose, it’d be the second cover. I just don’t like the layout of the first cover, with the all the pictures, but from different angles. Maybe if they were of different pictures, I’d like it more…

Well, that’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday. Were there any covers that caught your eye? If you have any thoughts on these covers, I’d love to hear about them in the Comments Section below! Thanks for reading! 😉

–  Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 56

Hello, everybody. It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for 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). Feel free to give your opinions on the books as well, in the comments section below! Well, here are this week’s covers:

1.  The New Guy (and Other Senior Year Distractions) by Amy Spalding

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I just love the second cover! The first cover looks okay and all, but the second cover has really nice typography and cover art as well!

2. The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey

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Oh my God! I’ve just got to say that both these covers are gorgeous! The starry background of the first cover has me looking at it twice, while the second cover’s feather is drawn so intricately and detailed that I just want to use it as a quill! If I had to choose though, I’d go for…the first cover, because it uses its space more wisely, filling out the background in a way that the second cover doesn’t.

3. Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova

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Cover number two gets my vote! It looks much more mysterious to me, with the magical gate and a lone girl outside, right before the journey happens. I also like the addition of the quote at the top.

4. Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here by Anna Breslaw

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In this case, I’d go with the first cover. I feel as if the second cover’s a bit overdone with the drawn-in images surrounding the model. Plus, I kind of like how Scarlett has her laptop with her, something she uses to write her fanfic, as well as the typography of the title.

So that was this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! What did you think of this week’s covers? And which one is your favourite? If you have any thoughts or questions, please leave them in the comments section below! Have a nice day! 😀

-Sumaya

Which Cover Wednesday 55

Hello, lovely readers! I’m back and so is Which Cover Wednesday! For those of you who don’t know, Which Cover Wednesday is a meme that I host. In it, I compare two different covers of the same book and give my opinion on which cover fits the book better. You can also join in on the fun by commenting down below on which is your favourite cover and why. And our covers today are:

1.  Kalahari by Jessica Khoury

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This one’s a toughie…. I guess I’d go with the first cover, even though I usually don’t like models. The travel aspect interests me, but that’s just my bias. Also, I like the placement of the title, as well as its typography, more than the second cover’s.

2. Teardrop by Lauren Kate

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In this case, I’d choose the second cover. I like the close-up of her face and the expression visible on it rather than just seeing the standard model of YA urban fantasy standing around against a background. Plus, I really like the typography of the second cover! Nice job!

3. One of the Guys by Lisa Aldin (English and German)

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Although I like both covers, if I had to choose, I’d go with the first one. It’s simple yet straightforward in its attempt to voice what the story is about: a tomboy who feels like she’s one of the guys. It’s really apparent with the group of legs, making it seem like the protagonist is part of the group of guys.

4. Crash Into You by Katie McGarry

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First cover, first cover, first cover! I love this one where they’re cuddling in the car! It not only shows their relationship, it also shows their love of cars, which is a vital part of the story. The second cover seems too generic with just two models and a title. Also, to me, the models in the first cover convey more of a romantic vibe that’s sweet and caring, whereas the second pair of models look like they’re just posing for an ad…

That’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! 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 54

Hey, lovely readers! It’s that time of week again: Which Cover Wednesday! Which Cover Wednesday is a meme I host where I compare two covers of the same book and choose which one I think is better for that book (based solely on my opinion). And you can participate as well, in the Comments Section below! Here are this week’s covers:

1.  The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes (English and German)

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The second cover has caught my eye, with all the different things going on in it. While I like the first cover’s typography, the second cover just looks more dynamic and colourful to me, which is why I like it more than the first!

2. Open Road Summer by Emery Lord (English and German)

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First cover has my vote! I love the way the sun shines down on this couple, creating a multitude of different colours. I also really like the modern font of the title. It’s simple and elegant. The second cover is nice, too, with its depiction of friendship rather than romance. I just like the first cover better.

3. Landry Park by Bethany Hagen

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In this case, I’d choose the first cover again. While I admit that the second cover uses more of the space given, the first cover intrigues me more because the model is walking through the words. Speaking of words, does anyone else really like that typography that shows partial images through the title itself? Because I sure do!

4. The Secret Diary of Lydia Bennet by Natasha Farrant

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This is a hard one, because while I like both of these covers. But if I had to choose, it would be the second one. It’s more simplistic than the first, yet still gets the message across. Plus, I actually like the title of the second cover more than the first.

Well, that’s it for this week’s Which Cover Wednesday! If you have any thoughts or questions about these covers, feel free to share them in the Comments Section below. Thanks for reading, everyone!

–  Sumaya

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