Pass It On

Tidbits and treats from the Sunnyvale Public Library Reference Division

Book Jacket Twins January 6, 2010

Filed under: Art,Books,Uncategorized — svref @ 10:00 am

Here at the library, we see hundreds of book covers every day. And once in a while, we get a little deja vu. Haven’t I seen this cover somewhere before? What does it remind me of? It’s all because, in the words of the Book Cover Archive’s blog, “this looks like that.” Here are some examples from recently published novels.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Close-ups of backs in old-fashioned dresses.

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Moody, black and white, half a face, and some red flowers.


xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Girls in colorful dresses may be lying to you…


xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Same dress?


xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

White horses in dark places…


xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Should any of these covers catch your eye, all of these books are available at the Sunnyvale Library. And check out these interesting posts for more book jacket look-alikes.

Cover Deja Vu [Novelish.com]

Lookalike Book Covers: High on Grass! [Entertainment Weekly, shelf-life.ew.com]

And for more on book covers generally, the blog of the Book Cover Archive.


Advertisements
 

One Response to “Book Jacket Twins”

  1. […] Uncategorized — svref @ 12:05 pm Once you start looking, you see them everywhere.  See this post for the beginning of our […]


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s