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THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO BY STIEG LARSSON: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie I finally read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo after four years. The book is amazing, I will admit, and in honor of such a wonderful heroine, here are the book’s covers! About The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: Harriet Vanger, a scion … Continue reading

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EASY BY TAMMARA WEBBER: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS Reviewer Valerie Tammara Webber’s novel deserved a cover review ever since it came out, but I didn’t get around to it until now. Enjoy! About Easy: When Jacqueline follows her longtime boyfriend to the college of his choice, the last thing she expects is a … Continue reading

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BEASTLY BY ALEX FLINN: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   You might have seen a movie, but you probably haven’t seen the covers! About Beastly: I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright–a creature with fangs and claws … Continue reading

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DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE BY LAINI TAYLOR: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   Daughter of Smoke and Bone is perhaps one of the most striking books I’ve never read. In addition to the writing itself, the book’s cover is also striking as well. In honor of Laini Taylor’s amazing trilogy, I’ve decided to critique various … Continue reading

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I’D TELL YOU I LOVE YOU, BUT THEN I’D HAVE TO KILL YOU BY ALLY CARTER: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   Disclaimer: If the CIA tracks me down for comparing these covers, please let them know that it was for the greater good. As in we need to drool over the nonexistent Josh in the covers. Still… The first book in the Gallagher … Continue reading

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THE PRINCESS DIARIES BY MEG CABOT: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

  Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   Who hasn’t read this book or watched the movie? That’s right, basically no one. Here’s a comprehensive comparison of many covers of this book. Mia and Meg Cabot, I love you both! Can I please get a tour of Genovia now? … Continue reading

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OBSIDIAN BY JENNIFER L. ARMENTROUT: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie I read Obsidian a few months ago but never gotten around to reviewing. The truth is, Obsidian isn’t meant to be reviewed. It’s too good for such an everyday treatment. Instead, I decided to do a cover comparison for this awesome book. Obsidian … Continue reading

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LOCK AND KEY BY SARAH DESSEN: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie. Sarah Dessen is a chick-lit beast! In honor of my undying love for her, here’s my take on covers for Lock and Key. In Lock and Key, the protagonist Ruby must live with her unfamiliar sister Cora and Cora’s husband. There she discovers … Continue reading

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ABANDON BY MEG CABOT: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   Abandon is Meg Cabot’s take on the tale of Persephone. Abandon is modern, dark, a little creepy, and altogether a solid novel with AMAZING covers. Synopsis: Though she tries returning to the life she knew before the accident, Pierce can’t help but … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO CITIES BY CHARLES DICKENS: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie A Tale of Two Cities Ah, classics. Ah, A Tale of Two Cities. Ah…. Yup, I’m taking covers to a new level, the CLASSIC level. United States I like covers to have a focus. Unfortunately this certain version is clearly unfocused. (Haha, I … Continue reading

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JUST LISTEN BY SARAH DESSEN: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   This Sarah Dessen classic was just begging for me to gush and wonder over the covers! I’m a die-hard Sarah Dessen fan, so obviously I had to have a whack at it. Or should I say listen at it? Yeah, that was … Continue reading

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THE DEMON’S LEXICON BY SARAH REES BRENNAN: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   The Demon’s Lexicon is a book about demons, obviously, but not in the typical way. It’s a dark, gorgeous fantasy where nothing can be predicted.  So you’ll definitely love this book!   United States So I had the one on the left … Continue reading

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ALONG FOR THE RIDE BY SARAH DESSEN: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   Here’s the summary for the book I’m covering (bad pun!): It’s been so long since Auden slept at night. Ever since her parents’ divorce—or since the fighting started. Now she has the chance to spend a carefree summer with her dad and … Continue reading

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UNEARTHLY BY CYNTHIA HAND: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie. Unearthly is a book. It’s a book about true love and angels. It’s a book about choices and life and everything else. It’s a story of a girl, Clara, who’s so much more than what she seems. This is perfection in its most … Continue reading

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GRACELING BY KRISTIN CASHORE: BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD

Brought to you by OBS reviewer Valerie   Welcome to Katsa’s world, where people are born with extreme skill. These people are called Graces, and they’re feared throughout. Katsa is a Grace, but even among the Graces she is different. You see, Katsa has the Grace of killing. She is … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR OCTOBER 29TH, PART 2: ROBERT V.S. REDICK, 13 SCARIEST BOOKS, FUTURE FANTASY, JUDGING A BOOK BY IT’S COVER

Robert V.S. Redick on the Sorrows and Joys of Writing–and the New Books! By tpasternak at Del Ray Writing is hard. Let me rephrase that. Writing is a blood-sucking, mind-flaying, eyestalk-wiggling, barbed-mandibled monster of a job. It eats you. It eats your friends. It eats your family and your health … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: CITY OF BONES

When fifteen-year-old Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder – much less a murder committed by three teenagers covered with strange tattoos and brandishing bizarre weapons. Then the body disappears into thin air. It’s hard to call the … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR AUGUST 24TH, PART 2: WORLD FANTASY AWARDS, EOIN COLFER, SCI FI, AND MORE

2010 World Fantasy Award Finalists Announced by Jeff VanderMeer at Omnivoracious As reported by Locus Online, the 2010 World Fantasy Award finalists have been announced, including the five finalists for best novel, first published in 2009. The winners will be announced at the World Fantasy Convention in Columbus OH, in … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JULY 19TH, PART 1: DYSTOPIA, FREE E-BOOKS, AND MORE

Which Dystopian Future Is Right For You? by Chelsea Bauch at Flavorwire Call it society’s weirdest guilty pleasure, but lately it seems like there are more apocalyptic fantasies than those of the fairytale variety. From zombies to pandemics, tyrannical dictatorships to machine takeovers — and plenty of foreboding real world … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: THE AWAKENING

Elena Gilbert is a pretty, popular teen who was orphaned when her parents were killed in an accident. Despite the tragedy, her life has always been normal and wholesome. Until the beginning of the school year, when two new vampire brothers show up to shake the peaceful universe at Robert … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: THE HUNGER GAMES

Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives in a post-apocalyptic world where a powerful government called the Capitol has risen up after several devastating disasters. In the book, the Hunger Games are an annual televised event where the ruthless and evil Capitol randomly selects one boy and one girl from each of … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 10TH: LINGER TRAILER, BLOOD GROOVE, AND INTERNATIONAL BOOK COVERS

Trailer for Linger Linger, the sequel to the Bestselling Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater comes out July 20th. Check out the trailer below (created by the author)! In Maggie Stiefvater’s Shiver, Grace and Sam found each other.  Now, in Linger, they must fight to be together. For Grace, this means defying … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: DEAD UNTIL DARK

Brought to you by OBS Staff member Katie The first book in Charlaine Harris’s series The Southern Vampire Mysteries / Sookie Stackhouse novels. In this first installment, the author introduces the character of Sookie Stackhouse, a young telepathic waitress from the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, and her world, … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MARCH 26TH: HISTORICAL TIMELINE OF VAMPIRE NOVELS, CHARLAINE HARRIS, AND SCI FI BOOK COVERS

Historical Timeline Of Vampire Books via Books for Sale It was in 1047 AD where the word “Vampire” is first documented. After the first documented account of the word, almost 800 years will pass before the first vampire books ever written would be published. It is 1819 and the beginning … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND

This month here at OBS we’re featuring Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland in our book club. So it only seemed fitting to post the book covers. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There pursue what lies beyond and down rabbit holes and on reverse … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: THE LOVELY BONES

Here at OBS we are featuring Alice Sebold’s ‘The Lovely Bones’ for this months book club. So whats more appropriate for this months Book Covers Around The World. “These were the lovely bones that had grown around my absence: the connections — sometimes tenuous, sometimes made at great cost, but … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: DEAD WITCH WALKING

White witch Rachel Morgan has been a bounty hunter for Inderland Security for the last three years and it’s been a constant bumbling battle for good assignments to prove her worth. She’s become bored and disillusioned with the job and she wants out. Problem is, retiring from I.S. means a … Continue reading

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BOOK COVERS AROUND THE WORLD: TWILIGHT

The Twilight Saga books are some of the most popular and most recognized young adult book at the moment. Let’s take a look at the covers of the first book, Twilight, around the world! Brought to you by OBS staff mamber Katlyn Isabella Swan decides to move from sunny Phoenix, … Continue reading

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