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Cover Chic: Movie Makeovers


A lot of people get confused when faced with a book that has two covers. Is the inside different? Is this the same book? The confusion only deepens on those rare occasions when the title changes. However, gentle readers and moviegoers, this is simply a cover change up.

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Cover Chic: Neil Gaiman Goes Retro-Chic


Welcome back to Cover Chic, an occasional series where we break down, analyze, and avoid judging books by their covers for your entertainment! We’ve spent some time discussing differences in US and UK covers, hardcover vs. paperback, and series that changed up their style before the series was over. Today, I’m traipsing merrily down the rabbit hole after one particular…

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Cover Chic: Mid-Season Changeup


Covers that change faces are the bane of every series-collecting reader. New covers can appear at any given time, often without any kind of warning. It’s fair to expect that the art from the hardcover won’t be the same when the book is released in paperback. But when you’re picking up a series of books and suddenly there’s a shift…

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Cover Chic: Hardcover vs. Paperback


Welcome back to Cover Chic, where we take a look at what publishers are doing with their cover art to grab our interest. Previously on Cover Chic, we pitted US covers against UK covers. Today we focus on the US market, and how books can get a second chance at snagging an audience with a redesigned cover. But is the…

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Cover Chic: United States vs. United Kingdom


Welcome to Cover Chic, where we take a look at what publishers are doing with their cover art to grab our interest. You may have noticed that the United States and the United Kingdom often have different cover art for the same books. This doesn’t make sense to me, because if one design was used for the book worldwide —…

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