Jen at Crazy for Books restarted her weekly Book Blogger Hop to help book bloggers connect with one another, but then couldn't continue, so she handed the hosting responsibilities off to Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer. The only requirements to participate in the Hop are to write and link a post answering the weekly question and then visit other blogs that are also participating to see if you like their blog and would like to follow them.
This week Elizabeth of Silver's Reviews asks (via Billy): Do covers pull you in?
Not really. I'm sure they have some effect on me. I'm not foolish enough to think that the efforts of those who dedicate their careers to marketing (and let's be honest, book covers are a marketing tool) are incapable of having any effect on me. But for the most part, I don't spend much time looking at a book's cover, and don't really think much about them when making a decision as to whether or not to get a book. I suspect that the root cause of my indifference to book covers may have something to do with the terrible track record that science fiction and fantasy publishers have concerning putting truly terrible or embarrassing covers on books that are often much better on the inside than they are on the outside.
Previous Book Blogger Hop: The Babylonian Number System Was Base 60
Subsequent Book Blogger Hop: The Sum of the Faces, Edges, and Vertices of an Icosahedron Is 62. Roll a d20.
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