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The Immortals #1 - Evermore - Alyson Noel - UK v US Cover

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Very similar cover and a very hard choice for these cover. Evermore is a major Twilight wannabe but it just doesn't live up to the magickal and mysterious mind of meyer. (alitteration)


They are both so intruiging with the purple girl and a tiny hint of colour from the flower along with the silver foiled title. I love the UK title with the larger parts of the V, R, and O but I love the lower case glow on the US. I prefer the position of the quote THE IMMORTALS better on the UK and love the part where it says HE SAID HE'D NEVER LET HER GO but the US auhtor title doesn't have a capital letter which I luuurv. I dont like the pink writing on the US but comment what you think.


Overall I think the UK wins but would be perfect if everything stayed the same on UK but had the US title. But yeas UK are the winners.

The House of Night #1 - Marked - PC & Kristin Cast - UK v US Cover

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On these covers they are pretty much the same. One things I luuuuurv about the house of night covers are the clear glossy amazing intricate patterns. For Marked they are the same but I have to say I prefer the UK cover myself.


Seeing as the covers are the same it is tiny details which make the UK cover better. For starters I like the UK font much more. It fits the gothic theme more and it looks like it was marked on with ink. One think I love about both covers is the way it's all black and gothic with a SPLASH of colour. The UK author font works for me along with the better positioning of the moon. The best bit of the UK cover thought is how the UK girls eye has been manipulated pink. It really adds colour and a smidge charecter and the PICK ME UP effect. Also on the UK cover it shows more of the girl and the picture carries on, on the spine. The only thing that lets the UK cover do…

Wings - Aprilynne Pike - Review

Book: Wings
Author: Aprilynne Pike
Publisher: Harper Collins Children
ISBN: 9780007314362
Rating:B+

Wings is an amzing book. Many people have commented saying the American cover is better but I think thos cover suits it better becuase although it is classed asTEENI don't think it has muchTEENcontent and would probaly class as an 11+. When they say A new kind of fairy tale they mean it. {SPOILER ALERT} Laurel's a plant!

Wings is a book about a girl named Laurel. She owns a house by some woods which gaurds the gate to Avalon and magickal faerie realm. What she doesn't know is that when her parents agree to sell it is that they are selling it to evil trolls who want to destroy the gate. All other buyers off the house brains had been washed by faerie gaurds but the trolls remain untracked. Also what she doesn't know is that she is a faerie changling sent to protect the house. What she does know is that her mum and dad arn't her true parents. Anyway whilst they are going thro…

The Morganville vampires #1 - Glass Houses - Rachel Cain - UK v US cover

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I like them both but I have to admit I prefer the US cover. Before I had seen the US cover I adored the UK one but the US blew me away. Firstly the patterns on the UK are nice but take up a lot of space along with the LARGE title so everything has been very squashed up. Also the half vampire face thing has already been done and the colours are just very dark and dingy. What I do like though is the blood splatters. I think it adds a lot of charecter. The US is vibrant, spaced out, better fonts, more eycatching and better colours. The fonts are much better and the blue stands out! Also I love the way they put the house there glowing. The only thing that lets the US cover down is from neck upwards (including spiky the necklace) I dont like the model with the spikes, piercing etc.



Overall I have to go with the US just for being better as an alrounded cover. :)