COVER GIRL: Animal Magnetism
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Erin Hosier
July 2009
Contributor
Written by
Erin Hosier
July 2009

There seem to be a ton of beautiful, important looking literary fiction jackets out there that prominently feature an illustrated finch or a sparrow. Birds really seem to do it for people. Here's what I'm talking about: They're pretty and stuff, but I prefer pure manipulation in my animal covers. Go ahead and gimme puppy porn.

Sometimes, a dog can be a short story collection's best friend.

Could the lamb be the new dog?

This novel is entitled "History Lesson For Girls." Pretty, pretty, pretty pony!

"How Not to Sell a Book to Cat Lovers?" (I laughed.)

Have puppy dog eyes on a book cover ever lead you to purchase?

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  • maryanne stahl

    I admit it, I'd pick up a book that featured an appealing animal. (of course, I'd also have to like the writing.) then again, before I knew who he was, I bought Wonder Boys because of Michael Chabon's photo. :-/

  • Erin Hosier

    And a robin's egg blue background to boot! Thanks, Christina.

  • I couldn't get it to attach, so here's the image on my website, ChristinaBakerKline.

  • Finch? Sparrow? The cover of my new novel, BIRD IN HAND, falls right into this trend ...

  • dianejwright

    Cute!