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Monday, October 17, 2011

Musing Mondays {7} and It's Monday! What Are You Reading? {5}



MUSING MONDAYS is a weekly event hosted by Should Be Reading where MizB will ask a book/reading-related question, and you answer with your own thoughts on the topic.






Do you judge a book by its cover?

*hangs head* Yeah, sometimes I do. I mean, how can you not?! A book's cover is usually the first thing you notice about a book and it's either gonna catch your attention or not. But in my defense, I'm easily distracted by and drawn to all things pretty, shiny, colorful, or weird. So, if a cover fits one of those descriptions than it already has an advantage over boring book covers. However, there are plenty of books with fab covers that ended up being drab books and vice versa. So, a book cover may be what initially draws me to a book, but it won't be the deciding factor in whether or not I read it. And speaking of fab book covers, how awesome are these covers?!







Two of my favorite book covers this year










It's Monday! What Are You Reading... hosted by Book Journey, is where we share what we read this past week, what we hope to read this week…. and anything in between!  This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from!






What I've Read in the Last Week (and a half)
*click on title to read my review*

Adrianne Ambrose











Emma Raveling










Del Shannon
(win a signed/personalized paperback copy of this book now. read my review to find out how)








Ciye Cho








Michelle Hodkin










Brenda Pandos









What I Hope To Read This Week

Sisters Red
Jackson Pearce










Sweetly
Jackson Pearce











Trueblood's Plight
E.S. Lark






























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6 comments:

heather said...

I always judge by the cover too. My Monday is at http://www.spiritblog.net.

caite said...

I do not at all think it is something to be ashamed about! The whole point of a cover is to attract a certain audience, to get up to pick it up, isn't it?

I love a pretty cover and I am not sorry!! ;-)

Book Lady said...

The name of your blog makes me gigglesnort! I love it!

It's okay to judge a book by it's cover art. I do. I try not to do it but it's so hard.

Happy reading this week! :)

Rachael's Reads said...

:) I think everyone is reading Mara this week. Hope you like it! I haven't had a chance to read it, but I definitely will. Heard its awesome!

http://missourireadings.blogspot.com

dollycas aka Lori said...

Cool covers!!
I spent last week rebooting my blog on Wordpress. I hope you will stop by and let me know what you think.
http://www.escapewithdollycas.com/

HAPPY READING!

Dollycas

Books And Beyond said...

Very cool picks :) I am seeing quite a few gr8 reads this week.
its monday what r u reading@books&beyond