Friday Face Off : Sparkling like the sea – a cover that is turquoise

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.

I’ve added themes in below. For information, I’m trying out some new ideas so along with coming up with particular items for book covers I thought we could also look for certain elements contained within the book or that play a large part in the story – this really broadens things out because I have plenty of more ideas with this – I’ve gone for a few of the Tough Travel Themes (so a book with that theme – just choose any book – the theme isn’t necessarily on the cover, then compare covers), also, I’ve thrown in some genres and some colours.  Hopefully this will open things out a little and give us some more freedom to come up with new books.

This week’s theme:

Sparkling like the sea – a cover that is turquoise

Hopefully this week’s theme was a little bit easier.  I’ve gone for a fairly recent book.  I’m rather ashamed to confess that I have a copy of this but haven’t managed to get to it yet so I need to read quicker!!  Last Girl Ghosted by Lisa Unger.  Have you read this one??  What did you think?

Here are the covers:

2022

June
17th So pretty – exactly what it says
24th Daddy Dearest – a book with a strong father role
Jul  
1st Genre – epic – any book that fits into the genre
8th Hazy and hot – a cover that is predominantly orange
15th Tough Travel Tropes – Snarky sidekick
22nd Off the TBR
29th Gigantic – monsters, giants, buildings,insects – anything at all
August
5th Tough Travel Tropes – out for summer – school or academic setting
12th Dark/sky/navy  – a cover that is blue
19th Scantily Dressed
26th Tough Travel Tropes – Vacation time – the quest
September RIP
2nd Fallen leaves – covers that are brown
9th Armour/Protection
16th Rage against the machine – anything, cogs, clockwork, AI
23rd Tough Travel Tropes – Coming of Age
30th Genre – horror
October – Horror/Dark
7th Guess who’s back?  – Vampires – popular again?
14th Witches vs warlocks
21st Tough Travel Tropes – Good vs evil
28th  Covers that are black
November – Scifi Month
4th Red skies at night – Covers that are red
11th Tough Travel Tropes – The gang
18th Genre – Swords and Sorcery
25th Genre – And they all lived happily ever after – fairy tales retold
December
2nd Tough Travel Tropes – Assassins
9th Tough Travel Tropes – Darklord
16th Genre – Grimdark (most recent/favourite, etc)
23rd Decadent and rich – a cover that is purple
30th Completions – a satisfying conclusion to a book or serie

10 Responses to “Friday Face Off : Sparkling like the sea – a cover that is turquoise”

  1. Tammy

    I haven’t read this either, but I agree with your choice😁

  2. WordsAndPeace

    Nice! It’s also my favorite

    • @lynnsbooks

      I would definitely be interested if I saw that cover on a shelf.
      Lynn 😀

  3. Greg

    Ooh I like that first one a lot! Happy Friday!!!

  4. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    These are all pretty good! Love the one with the phone theme, and the one with the finger through the misted glass is creepy!

  5. @lynnsbooks

    I also really like the misted glass – it puts me in mind of another cover that I can’t quite pin down.
    Lynn 😀

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