Sunday, October 12, 2008
Things Eye Notice
This is an amazing coincidence. Or, if you're a Scandanavian advertising exec who wants to sell Bibles to all the cool kids, why you hire a smart Yank like Larry Norton to bring your vision to the United States. Jury's still out.
I think we should jump on this cover art trend immediately, though. Who wouldn't want to imitate a trend cover for the word of the Almighty? Or for the Bible, for that matter? In fact, it's already happening -- here's the cover art for latest inspirational chicklit Top Pick for October:
Sure, laugh now. Never mind that I said the same thing about cover trends like Running Suspense Woman and Headless Historical Woman and the Dude From Six-Pack Mountain. We'll just wait until all the books on the shelf start eyeballing us.
Seriously, though, what cover art trend doesn't especially thrill you? Post your gripe in comments.