Talking Covers

The very clever folk over at The Book Smugglers are looking for your thoughts on book covers - how much do covers influence the books that you buy?

And as a reminder of how important covers are - have a look at some of the nastier ones (as covered by goodshowsir)

Or this gem (via Bookdwarf)


5 Responses to “Talking Covers”

  1. emordino April 8, 2010 at 1:10 pm #

    Gnazi Gnomes! Brilliant.

  2. nicola-t April 8, 2010 at 1:21 pm #

    Jaysus! Those are terrifying looking gnomes! Where can I find this book and is it any good?

  3. david. April 8, 2010 at 3:02 pm #

    @emordino Frighteningly brilliant!

    @ Nicola-t Would you really want that book on your shelf?? Creeeepy.

  4. Celine April 9, 2010 at 2:06 am #

    OMG that leprechaun nazi thing is priceless

  5. Ian Newbold April 13, 2010 at 10:25 am #

    Thanks for this link, as manufacturers of forward facing bookcases for children, this is something of great interest to me. Christ, there I go, sounding like a marketing bot again. If I typed ‘foGhy*&1@’ would that make me sound more like a human being, albeit one of only moderate intelligence?

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