Pretty on the Outside, Bitter on the Inside

Bad Books With Pretty Covers

We in the bookish community love to lie to ourselves. We like to pretend that it’s only what’s on the inside that counts. And while this is a nice sentiment and whatnot, a pretty little quote to put on t-shirts and mugs and stuff, it’s not always true when it comes to books. We love to judge book covers, it’s in our nature. Sure, the inside matters, as we are about to see, but let’s be honest with ourselves, our bookshelves are all about the aesthetic. At least, mine are. I am not ashamed to say that put all the ugly books in the back (sorry, not sorry)

So, without further ado, I am going to list a couple of extremely beautiful books. Book’s that would make my shelves shine. Books that I have read, and even bought, solely for the aesthetic of their covers.

Books whose deceitful covers have filled me with regret after reading.

Here we go.

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Dreamy Book Covers Tag!!

Hello! I have been tagged! I actually have been tagged and nominated for so many things lately and I have been terrible at keeping up. This week I am making it my goal to catch up on all of them, starting with this one.

I was tagged for this by the wonderful Mandy @Book Princess. Thank you so much, Mandy! This is such a fun tag, created by the ever-awesome Tiana @The Book Raven. Both of these girls have pretty amazing blogs that I suggest you check out! Seriously, they are awesome.

Anyway, to the tag! I am very excited to get to it. I love book covers and such. This is the Book Cover Girls after all. So, without further ado, let’s do this thing!

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Best Covers of 2016

Every day this week I will be going through lists of my favorite, and least favorite, things this year. To start it off I am going through my favorite book covers of 2016. These are the covers that caught my eye and filled my mind with wonder, regardless of what lay inside. As we are The Book Cover Girls, we are judging this based solely on covers, whether or not we liked the book. These covers are not necessarily for books that were released in 2016, but rather, books that I read in 2016. Continue reading