Friday, April 3, 2020

You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover #307

- 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
Woohoo! A new book by Karin Slaughter is on the way! The Silent Wife is the 10th book in the Will Trent series and is most definitely on my TBR list. The US cover is on the left and the UK cover is on the right.  The first time I looked at the UK cover, I thought the image was of a lake and some sort of barrier. (Yes, I need an eye checkup!) It is instead a braid with a red  ribbon. That red denotes danger. The title of the book is not as noticeable as it is on the US cover. And like most UK books, there's a cover blurb to catch your attention. Knowing from the UK cover that 'someone's watching you', that heart drawn on a window on the US cover seems very ominous, with the drip of condensation adding to that feeling. And the red underscores the danger. Title and author name are the same size on this cover. I'm going with the US cover this week. What about you? Which cover do you prefer? Any plans to read The Silent Wife?
You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover is a regular feature at A Bookworm's World.


bermudaonion said...

I had trouble figuring out the UK cover too and prefer the US cover because of that.

Nancy said...

I'm so excited that a new Will Trent novel is coming and hope I can get it through Libby since our library system is closed. Thanks for writing about it. I also like the US cover.

Kay said...

Yes, I'll definitely be reading this new Slaughter book when it comes out. I love Will Trent. And I like the US cover better.

Luanne said...

Bermudaonion, I am glad to hear that you couldn't figure it out as well!

Nancy - I know, I am relying on online resources from my library as well!

Kay - who doesn't love Will Trent!

An easy win for the US cover this week!