Book Covers: UK vs US (#2)

Hey guys! I did a post on this a while back which you can find here! Recently I have been really wanting to do another because I have noticed a lot of books with two different covers for the US and the UK.

One of the things I find increasingly frustrating in the UK is that a lot of newly released books tend to come out in paperback straightaway and they aren’t made very well, either. A lot of them are quite flimsy so I then have to go out of my way to purchase the hardback copy. Thankfully we have places like Book Depository to get all those beautiful US hardbacks!

For this post the UK covers will be on the left and the US covers will be on the right!

1) A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Even though these covers aren’t that drastically different I still had problems with the UK cover compared to the US one. I was expecting the colour of the cover to be purple so was surprised to see this turquoise colour. I saw the UK cover and immediately felt disappointed because the colour literally looks like something you’d use on Microsoft Paint. It looks really boring and dull. The US cover looks absolutely gorgeous in comparison! I love how it looks darker because I think this book will be quite dark in terms of the story and I love how it also has smoke curling around her and drifting upwards. It just looks so much better than the UK cover even though it only has small differences. I think the UK one shows the dress off more because it seems brighter and it looks more detailed but I’m definitely going with the US cover for this.

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Birthday Book Haul!

Hey guys! Today is my birthday, yay! I’m 22 and so far I haven’t stopped singing/listening to Taylor Swift’s 22 song, fun times! I feel this song is very appropriate for all us 22 year olds! I didn’t ask for too many books for my birthday, just a few that I literally couldn’t resist and desperately needed to have on my shelf! I’m super excited to read them and review them for you guys!

This is also my 100th post which is so freaking awesome! I can’t deal! I’m so happy that I’m still active on here because I really enjoy blogging, it’s a lot of fun! I thought it’d be a lot harder but it’s actually pretty great and I find it super relaxing. I have over 150 followers which I can’t even begin to comprehend! The views and the comments I’ve been getting lately have completely blown me away! It makes me so happy to see that you’re all enjoying reading my posts! To see you all commenting on them and liking them… it’s just insane! Thank you, thank you, thank you! I love you guys!

I also ordered my first FairyLoot box and when it came I literally started freaking out! I was screaming and hugging the box to my chest… yeah, don’t judge me. I can’t be the only one! I was so freaking excited to unbox it and see what marvellous goodies were hiding inside! It was for my birthday so I couldn’t open it for a week, sigh… the struggle was real, guys. It was real. I am definitely going to post an unboxing so I can show you everything that was in it. I ordered the March box, too! Yay! If you haven’t heard of FairyLoot before just click on their name and it’ll take you to their page! Okay I’ve rambled on quite enough now so lets get into the actual post!

img_20170228_1102031) Caraval by Stephanie Garber

This is the UK cover and it’s absolutely beautiful! I thought I would use my own picture for this just so you can see how beautiful the spine is! I can’t get over how they made it half black and half white, it just looks absolutely beautiful! I’m seriously blown away by how stunning this book is! It has received so many great reviews so I just had to get it for my birthday! By the way if you are interested in this book it is only £5.00 on Amazon UK! Go buy it! Now, now, now!

 

 

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