Category Archives: Books and their covers

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What I’m reading October 2019. Moriarty.

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty is the only book I made time to read in October other than my NC magazines too. I liked the cover on this. After reading it, I’m not positive what the cover had to do with the book, but still, it was unique and interesting and what made me add it to my reading list. I’m not really sure what other cover photo would have worked better?  The Australian author does have a different cover for the AU, UK and US title. I have not read Big Little Lies, or any other books by Moriarty. I liked reading something different from what I’ve been reading but don’t see me picking up another with the language in it, as there are too many other good books out there that don’t do that. Continue reading

What I read in August 2019. Gruen. Kline. Jenoff. Wiseman. Feinstein

I think it’s odd how so many of my book reading themes have been alike lately. That’s like three on orphans/adoptions and three about a circus. I can tell you for my September reading, I’m actually going to read the blurb and NOT pick anything to do with orphans, trains or circuses. I would like to read a single POV also. I’m growing a tad weary of the multiple alternating ones.

In fact, I may take a break in September and just catch up on other stuff. Autumn is just around the corner and I’d rather be outside.

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The making of Into the Brown Mountain Lights cover for CC Tillery

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Series are typically easier, the last one, book 2, being the exception, as you already have a theme, type and somewhat of a design layout to follow.  Continue reading