Erin Hosier's Blog – August 2009 Archive (4)

COVER GIRL: Scribner's Beth Wareham on Twitter



Last week I blogged about Beth Wareham's Power of No, and how much I like the cover. Well, that got her excited and she asked if she could use my blog space to tell you all about how Twitter has changed her… Continue

Added by Erin Hosier on August 26, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

COVER GIRL: Books I'm Buying Based on Their Covers



I'm really looking forward to Spike Jones' film version of Where the Wild Things Are, and I just pre-ordered McSweeney's faux fur covered edition of Dave Eggers' adaptation (he co-wrote the script with the director, based on the original story by Maurice Sendak). Who… Continue

Added by Erin Hosier on August 19, 2009 at 10:37am — 3 Comments

COVER GIRL: Whitewash



Last week Bloomsbury Children's in the U.S. finally righted a wrong that had been igniting controversy all over the web. Young adult author Justine Larbalestier's novel LIAR was set to release this October with this image gracing its hardcover:



Problem is, LIAR's main character is described as an… Continue

Added by Erin Hosier on August 12, 2009 at 2:47pm — 8 Comments

COVER GIRL: U.S. vs. U.K.: Which is Which?



I used to think all U.K. paperback jackets were nicer. It's like you go to London one time and get seduced by the accents and suddenly everything is fancy and bespoke. But lately I'm not so sure. I've been comparing contemporary fiction jackets and I think I prefer the U.S. versions. Here are some bestselling versions of the same Classics in the U.S. and U.K. Can you pick which is which?…





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Added by Erin Hosier on August 5, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

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