book covers

Entertainment

A few days ago, author Maureen Johnson tweeted, “I do wish I had a dime for every email I get that says, ‘Please put a non-girly cover on your book so I can read it. – signed, A Guy,'” and the Coverflip challenge was born. Johnson asked her followers to “take a well-known book, then to… READ MORE »


Entertainment

I’ve never read Nicholas Sparks, nor have I seen any of the attendant Nicholas Sparks movies. But I feel like I’ve got a pretty good idea of what goes on in all of them. Behold: White people almost kissing, the book series. [Reddit] … READ MORE »


Entertainment

So, by now you’ve probably seen the travesty that is this updated Anne of Green Gables cover (that’s it above, no joke). Apparently Anne as an awkward, freckled redhead is out; Anne as a hot, blonde, busty bombshell with bedroom eyes is in. If you’ve read the books, you know this ridiculous makeover actually renders most… READ MORE »


Celebs

You can’t judge a celebrity’s book by its cover unless it’s a cover as lame as this. Why on Earth is Denise Richards wearing PJ’s and brushing her teeth? And why does she look so happy to be photographed by paparazzi while doing so? A book cover like this makes me think she’s actively trying… READ MORE »


Entertainment

In the ’60s and ’70s, there was an entire genre of literature seemingly built around frightened young innocents escaping the horrors of haunted, creepy old houses. Luckily, some genius soul has cataloged this literary trend in a site called Women Running From Houses, which compiles any and every book cover featuring a young woman running… READ MORE »