Category Archives: Dustjackets

Wednesday’s Word = YEAR

Most readers will acknowledge that some words reappear time and time again in titles. Often these words are associated with a particular genre. Case in point: “The girl on the train” and “Gone girl” spawned countless thriller titles with the … Continue reading

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Blue Monday? Books are the cure for that.

Yup! Today, January 20th, 2020 is Blue Monday. A term (in the northern hemisphere) that describes a Monday in January, typically the third Monday of the month, that is characterized as the most depressing day of the year.   To … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 85 – Paper Dolls

In my 85th installment of ‘Cover Love‘, I thought I’d do a post about paper dolls on book covers. I think this is a curious choice for cover art, but strangely it is somehow very effective in some cases. They say you … Continue reading

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“The Cottage in a Cornish Cove” by Cass Grafton – #CoverReveal @rararesources

Rachel’s Random Resources has generously provided me with the cover of Cass Grafton’s novel, “The Cottage in a Cornish Cove” to share with you today. If you are anything like me, any reference to Cornwall piques my interest immediately. About … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word = SHADOW

Most readers will acknowledge that some words reappear time and time again in titles. Often these words are associated with a particular genre. Case in point: “The girl on the train” and “Gone girl” spawned countless thriller titles with the … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 84 – Typewriters

In my 84th installment of ‘Cover Love‘, I thought I’d do a post about typewriters on book covers. Although now an antiquated way to compose prose, the typewriter was for many years THE way to write letters, books, and any other important … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word = PAST

Most readers will acknowledge that some words reappear time and time again in titles. Often these words are associated with a particular genre. Case in point: “The girl on the train” and “Gone girl” spawned countless thriller titles with the … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 83 – Churches

In my 83rd installment of ‘Cover Love‘, I thought I’d do a post about churches on book covers. Many people find comfort and solace through religion, especially at this time of year. We must remember too just how many crimes were committed, … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 82 – Cutlery

In my 82nd installment of ‘Cover Love‘, I thought I’d do a post about cutlery on book covers. We bookworms devour books, so I guess the imagery is fitting… They say you can never have a second chance to make a good … Continue reading

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Introducing…. “Who’s there?” by Kerena Swan

A while back I read and reviewed Kerena Swan’s “Scared to Breathe” and really enjoyed it. So, I was excited to learn that she has a new book out – a novel which she believes is her best work to … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word = NUMBER

Most readers will acknowledge that some words reappear time and time again in titles. Often these words are associated with a particular genre. Case in point: “The girl on the train” and “Gone girl” spawned countless thriller titles with the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word = SAFE

Most readers will acknowledge that some words reappear time and time again in titles. Often these words are associated with a particular genre. Case in point: “The girl on the train” and “Gone girl” spawned countless thriller titles with the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Word = GHOST

Most readers will acknowledge that some words reappear time and time again in titles. Often these words are associated with a particular genre. Case in point: “The girl on the train” and “Gone girl” spawned countless thriller titles with the … Continue reading

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Cover Love: part 81 – House peaks

In my 81st installment of ‘Cover Love‘, I thought I’d do a post about house peaks that often grace the covers of books. These are particularly attractive to me. They give just a glimpse of the house, so you wonder what secrets … Continue reading

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Books on my TBR that have an autumn ‘vibe’

Autumn is my favourite time of the year. The fall colours, the crisp air, wearing sweaters, and of course… reading snuggled up under a lovely afghan. I was scanning my Goodreads TBR and noticed that several of the books on … Continue reading

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