Thursday, March 11, 2010

YA covers: some interesting thoughts

A lot of people are thinking about YA book covers after the "whitewashing" controversies with LIAR and MAGIC UNDER GLASS.

These blog posts raise related questions. Why don't we ever see plus-sized cover models?

And what's with all the pretty decapitations? This one is more tongue-in-cheek, but does ask why so many heads are removed on YA book covers.

Thanks to Liz Mills for sharing the links.

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