Thursday, November 30, 2006

I love books, I'm an avid reader and can remember being so since I was very young but after seeing these I got to wondering what it is that makes me pick up books in the first place? A few are chosen on recommendation I suppose but I have a sneaky feeling that most of them are based around the covers. I know, I know, don't judge a book by its cover and all that but some are just so lovely! Just like these wonderful book covers by Petra Borner (found via Lena Corwin's oh so lovely blog)


atelier455 said...

I definitely judge a book by its cover - I love the visual design but also the feeling of brushing your fingers across the cover of a brand new book (is that weird??) I also hate buying books with cover designs that I don't like - I have to really want the book to get over the cover design issue!

Abigail said...

I am of the opinion that if an author doesn't care enough about their book to make sure the cover is beautiful {or interesting} it is not worth reading. sure there are some wonderful books I am missing out on, but I am a girl to stick to my principles and I just don't care!! ;))


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