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    Posted on Mar 28, 2014

    24 Books That Are Absolutely Begging To Be Judged By Their Covers

    The good, the bad, and the downright... strange.

    Awesome Book Covers

    First up, here's how book covers should be done. These first 8 covers are all pretty different, but they're all also eye-catching, memorable and original...

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    Via npr.org

    5. Any Of These Cormac McCarthy Books

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    Incredibly Naff Book Covers

    Now on to how it absolutely should not be done...

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    Via img219.imageshack.us

    Okay Lorraine. Thanks for that.

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    Via mulberrypanda96.blogspot.co.uk

    Come on Lorraine, it's getting silly now.

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    Via openlibrary.org

    Please Lorraine, make it stop.

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    Via bartkings.blogspot.co.uk

    MAKE IT STOP LORRAINE.

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    Via litreactor.com

    Wow. The days really must fly by.

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    Via oxfam.org.uk

    Busted tractors, sex, and Norwegian torque wrench techniques? You're spoiling us, Roger.

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    Via pritchardmedia.me

    At last, there's so much wood I've been meaning to identify.

    The WTF Book Covers

    Finally, there are these...

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    Via litreactor.com

    Great picture, Don.

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    Via mycrazytown.com

    Um.

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    Via mycrazytown.com

    Harsh but fair.

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    Via boredpanda.com

    Could be useful, but probably doesn't really need a whole book.

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    Via indiereader.com

    I think we can hazard a guess as to what the disadvantages might be.

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    Via litreactor.com

    So that's what the other 90% of the mind is for.

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    Via litreactor.com

    Of course, why wouldn't you?

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    Via artisticallynuts.com

    Oh good, step-by-step pictures.

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