Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Tanith Lee (II)

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 have purchased special editions of books, or 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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Nostalgia Reads

Nostalgia Reads: The Claidi Journals

nos·tal·gia [no-stal-juh] – noun:
A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.

I decided to start another segment here to appreciate some of the books from my past that I love to re-read (or want to re-read). I know not everyone re-reads books, and I understand that because there are so many new books to read. But I do enjoy re-reading old favorites. I find certain books to be comforting, like visiting an old friend, and sometimes it’s nice to pick up something I know I’ll enjoy. In some cases, I’ve even picked up on details I never noticed, or maybe understood something better due to being older or having a different mindset than when I last read the book.

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