Book Review, Judging A Book

Book Review: Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein

Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein
By Linda Bailey
Illustrated by Julie Sarda

My Edition:
Hardcover, 56 pages
2018, Tundra
ISBN: 9781770495593

I won a copy of this book from LibraryThing in exchange for my honest review.

This is a tale of how a girl of eighteen came to write a novel that would remain popular hundreds of years after her death.

I’m ashamed to admit I’ve yet to read Frankenstein (it’s on my list, I swear!), but I couldn’t resist putting my name in for an illustrated children’s book about Mary Shelley.

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Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Frankenstein

This is my weekly post where I highlight and appreciate cover designs and the general physical appearance of books. We all judge book covers to some extent. I can’t say that I’ve ever decided against a book with terrible cover art if I liked the sound of the plot, but I do purchase special editions of books and multiple editions of books based on their cover art. If book covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t put out so many beautiful editions!

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