Friday Face Off : The nose boop – any animal, or human, with a close up shot

FFO

Here we are again with the Friday Face Off meme created by Books by Proxy .  This is a great opportunity to feature some of your favourite book covers.  The rules are fairly simple each week, following a predetermined theme (list below) choose a book (this doesn’t have to be a book that you’ve read), compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favourite.   Future’s themes are listed below – if you have a cover in mind that you’re really wanting to share then feel free to leave a comment about a future suggested theme.  I’ve also listed events that take place during the year, that I’m aware of, so you can link up your covers – if you’re aware of any events that you think I should include then give me a shout.  This week’s theme:

The nose boop – any animal, or human, with a close up shot

So, by way of an update. I’m still catching up with comments so if you’ve stopped by and left commens and I haven’t responded yet- I am getting there.  Blog hopping = nearly there.  Reviews = catching up with.

I had a couple of covers in mind this week but I’ve gone for a book that I read quite some time ago, pre blogging by an author that I enjoy.  Emotionally Weird by Kate Atkinson:

My favourite this week (without a doubt):

EW2

Do you have a favourite?

I’ve updated the list now to include themes for next year.  If you know of an event that’s coming up let me know and I’ll try and include covers that work for the event itself so that you can link up to the Friday Face Off and, as always, if you wish to submit an idea then leave me a comment – or if you’d like to host a week then simply let me know.  Also, I would just mention that it’s very possible that some of these might be repeats from previous FFOs although I have tried to invent more ‘open ended’ prompt that can be interpreted differently and also prompts that relate to emotions.  Finally, don’t struggle with any of these, this is meant to be a fun way of highlighting books.  If you can’t come up with a book you think fits for a particular week use a freebie – perhaps a recent read for example:

Next week – A cover that annoyed you and why

2021

June

11th – A cover that annoyed you and why

18th – Out of Perspective, or make you feel a bit dizzy

25th – Upside down, back to front or topsy turvy

July

2nd – A book with a landscape you’d like to visit

9th – A Wicked Grin

16th – Books with ‘book’ in the title

23rd – A Black Hole – could be in the universe or going deep into the ground

30th – Chaos – maybe too much going on in this one

August

6th – “They cluck their thick tongues, and shake their heads and suggest, os so very delicately!” – The Motel

13th – A favourite holiday read

20th – Dressed to kill (could be literally someone dressed to kill, or someone dressed up for a big night out

27th – Sunbathing or on the beach

September (RIP event)

3rd – 1920s feel, noir detective

10th – I’m Henry the Eighth I am – let’s look at Kings or other Emperors/rulers

17th – Books with ‘Murder’ in the title

24th – A favourite thriller

October

1st – A Halloween read

8th – Chills – anything at all that almost makes you too scared to pick up the book (your own pet hate)

15th – Your favourite book of magic

22nd – Books with ‘Queen’ in the title

29th – Must be gothic

November – Sci Fi Month

5th – Your earliest sci-fi read or the first sci-fi you reviewed

12th – A book with ‘star’ in the title

19th – Futuristic vista

26th – A Black Hole – in the universe or going deep into the ground

December

3rd – Windswept, the classic figure, stood majestically, with wind blowing out in a fetching way

10th – A fairytale retold

17th – Winter Solstice approaching – anything cold and seasonal

24th – All things fire – red hair, red covers, fire breathing dragons, simply fire?

31st – What’s your catnip – if it’s on a cover you have to pick it up

5 Responses to “Friday Face Off : The nose boop – any animal, or human, with a close up shot”

  1. sjhigbee

    What a quirky bunch of covers, Lynn. And your favourite is definitely also mine:). I haven’t read this one, as I find Kate Atkinson books are a bit of a hit or miss with me. I loved Life After Life, but couldn’t get on with the Jackson Brodie series.

  2. Tammy

    Yes! I love your choice, that’s my favorite as well. Kate Atkinson is the best!

  3. confessionsofayareader

    I like the dog cover, too.

  4. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    Aw, that one is cute. I have a soft spot for dogs on the cover 🙂

  5. Lexlingua

    The dog on the cover made me smile, except s/he looked a little bit lost. I suppose that matches with the title somewhat (?), but my favorite is the typewriter one in the second row. Kate Atkinson really has an amazing writing range.

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