26 November 2010

Book Blogger Hop (1)

Book Blogger Hop

I've seen this Book Blogger Hop meme all over the blogosphere, but I've never really paid attention to it. However, Alice from The Reader Room did a post on it this week, and I read it and finally understood what it was all about. Thank you Alice:)

All you basically do is answer the weekly book related question, and then link your blog on the list. Pretty simple, yes? I don't know why I felt so overwhelmed before. Well, you all know I'm an idiot haha. 

This week's question is:

What is your favourite book cover?

I'm pretty bad and I am one of those people who does judge a book by its cover. Honestly, if a book has - in my opinion - an ugly cover, I will nine times out of ten not pick it up. I told you, I'm horrible.

Anyway, I have a few favourite covers. However, my favourite one at the moment is, by far, the most beautiful cover I have ever seen. (I say that all the time, so don't take me too seriously!)

Nightshade by Andrea Cremer has the most stunning cover. The glitter and the purple/lilac go so well, and the lilies, and the hair, and the yellow eye.. Just - WOW!

I'll be honest and say that I did, at first, only pine for this book because of the cover. But after reading some reviews and then going forth and actually reading the book, I saw that the content was just as beautiful as the picture.

And the pages are all kind of.. rough and old looking. Gorgeous.


  1. It is fabulous. The colours are gorgeous and the glitter (oh how I love glitter)! I'm completely the same, the cover is a huge reason why I read/buy a book (we really are horrible :P) But who can really blame us when they sell books as pretty as this?

  2. I love the Nightshade cover as well! It is soo pretty :D
    I'm a new follower.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Have a great weeked!

  3. Nightshade was amazing! I am your newest follower. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  4. Nightshade really does have such a beautiful cover, I love Wolfsbane's cover too! I'm a new follower, this looks like a really cute blog!


  5. Oh, I adore the cover of Nightshade. I think my new favourite is Wither, though :)

    I'm your newest follower from the blog hop! Be sure to check out my international blogoversary giveaway going on now!


  6. This one is such a pretty cover. I love the purple, the flowers, and her gorgeous yellow eye. Did I hear there's glitter on the cover too? That makes it beyond awesome!

    Don't worry, I judge books on their covers all the time and unless I've heard something positive about a book with an ugly cover, then I probably won't read it.

  7. I really like the 'Nightshade' cover, as well. There's a lot of covers with faces, but this one stands out.

    Happy Hop!

  8. Found you through the Hop. I love this cover, too! And I had no idea the pages were old-looking; makes me want to read it even more :)

    I'm a new follower!


  9. Just kidding--I'm an old follower! :) haha

  10. Welcome to the blog hop!!

    Love the colors in that cover, really. Fantastic. :)

    Thanks for answering my question!

  11. Thanks for the welcome and the words of encouragement everyone! And hi to my new followers!

    And you're welcome Sarah, thanks for hosting such a fun meme! :)


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