When it comes to people and places I never judge a book by it’s cover so to speak. At least I try really hard not to and have an open mind.
But when it comes to books I find myself totally judging a book by it’s cover. My friends always joke that if it has pink cover I’m going to buy it and sadly, because I love a good chic lit novel my bookcases are full of the hue.
Even with my more serious novels I love to see a great designed book cover and in my eyes Penguin always does a fab job.
I’m itching to get a copy of one of my favorite tales blown up for my living room:
I think book covers make for great artwork. Not only do they show off a bit of personality, but it’s a chic and cheap way to add a punch of whimsy to a room.
A quick google image search and you can find a variety of Penguin book covers that you can “borrow” and print out yourself or at a local print shop like kinkos.
If you can hold out until Oct 2010 them you can score these:
It’s a box of 100 post cards that could make for a massive gallery wall display!
How about you? Do you think books are just for reading or would you use them for display?
*Sorry for the late blog post today. I was a bit under the weather today. Jon had to call in the reinforcements aka my mom to come over and play nurse while he headed to work.