If, like me, you are a booklover, you probably dream about having a library filled with your favorite books or priceless first editions, but for the majority of us the dream will never become reality. Most of us have to make do with what we have and create our own little book nook in a […]
With the appreciation of literature at an all time high right now with the Literary Giveaway Blog Hop currently in full swing, I thought it worth considering more deeply (1) what attracts me to literary works in the first instance, and then (2) what I get from reading literature. What attracts me to literary titles? Firstly, […]
Do you like diagrams and maps in fictional works?
At the moment I am reading Matthew Reilly’s The Six Sacred Stones and he uses lots of maps and diagrams. I like pictorial reference points in novels but I know others absolutely detest it.
I’d like to think that in life in general ‘I don’t judge a book by it’s cover’, but when it actually comes to books I am guilty as sin!
I think the cover publishers use to market a work has such a big impact on sales. I know I read too much into the cover art.
The classic I’m reading at the moment, Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, has been republished more times than I can count. So I thought it might be interesting to take a look at the various covers used by different publishers over the years.