Friday, January 6, 2017

You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover# 139

- You can't judge a book by its cover - which is very true. 
 But you can like one cover version better than another....

US cover
UK cover
Okay, so has there been a more anticipated second book!? And yes, I will
definitely be reading it! Paula Hawkins next novel, Into the Water releases in May 2017 on both sides of the pond. The US cover is on the left and the UK cover is on the right. Okay, so we've got a woman's face on the US cover, but covered by water. I appreciate this instead of a clear image. I like that the font is also distorted, matching the watery look.  The UK version has the woman by the side of the river. Trees without leaves are also ominously reflected. There's some circular current as well, adding to the ominous feeling. Well, two very different looks this week, but I am having a hard time deciding! So, a tie for me this week. What about you - which cover do you prefer? Any plans to read Into the Water? 
You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover is a regular feature at A Bookworm's World. 


techeditor said...

The two covers are so similar, I wonder why they think they should differ. I'd like to read the book. We'll see.

bermudaonion said...

They're both good but I think I like the UK cover a little bit better. I hope to read this book!

Kay said...

I agree that they both seem ominous and I think I call a tie as well. And yes, I'll be reading this book. Haven't heard what it's about. Have you?

Ethan said...

I wasn't even aware of this book before reading your post. It has definitely jumped to the top of my TBR list! I like both covers, but I think I prefer the US cover.

Icewineanne said...

Really tough decision this week. Like the swirling water on the UK cover but really like the wavering print on the Cdn/US cover. Think the print wins it for me, so Cdn/US is it.
Enjoyed GOTT, even though it had a few flaws. Will definitely read this.

Luanne said...

Yes, I think it will be a bestseller before it even hits the shelves, based on the first book.. For those who are's the plot:

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into the Water, her addictive new novel of psychological suspense.

A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged.

Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother’s sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran from—a place to which she vowed she’d never return.