‘Mine eyes smell onions; I shall weep anon.’

Posted On 18 August 2017

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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, compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favourite.   Future week’s themes are listed below. This week’s theme:

The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork (A cover which features food)

This book cover is the only one that I could come up with this week!

My favourite this week:

I’ve had to go with the obvious one this week:

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Which is your favourite?

Next week – Insect

Future themes:

25th August 2017 – If I be waspish, best beware my sting (A cover which features an insect)

1st September 2017 – Being born in a stable does not make one a horse (A cover which features a horse)

8th September 2017 – That great condenser of moral chaos, The City (A cover which features a city)

‘O God of battles! steel my soldiers’ hearts. Possess them not with fear.’

Posted On 11 August 2017

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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, compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favourite.   Future week’s themes are listed below. This week’s theme:

No soldier outlives a thousand chances (A cover which features a soldier)

This book cover is one I’ve used before and yet I unashamedly use it again because I like it: The Thousand Names by Django Wexler.

My favourite this week:

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Which is your favourite?

Next week – Food

Future themes:

18th August 2017 – The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork (A cover which features food)

25th August 2017 – If I be waspish, best beware my sting (A cover which features an insect)

1st September 2017 – Being born in a stable does not make one a horse (A cover which features a horse)

8th September 2017 – That great condenser of moral chaos, The City (A cover which features a city)

‘He knows how to play. Itty-bitty-baby-Potter.’

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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, compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favourite.   Future week’s themes are listed below. This week’s theme:

From the ashes a fire shall be woken (A cover which features fire)

This week I’ve gone for: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J K Rowling

My favourite this week:

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Which is your favourite?

Next week – Soldier

Future themes:

11th August 2017- No soldier outlives a thousand chances (A cover which features a soldier)

18th August 2017 – The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork (A cover which features food)

25th August 2017 – If I be waspish, best beware my sting (A cover which features an insect)

1st September 2017 – Being born in a stable does not make one a horse (A cover which features a horse)

8th September 2017 – That great condenser of moral chaos, The City (A cover which features a city)

“O happy dagger! This is thy sheath; there rust, and let me die.”

FFO.jpg

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, compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favourite.   Future week’s themes are listed below. This week’s theme:

The kindest use a knife, because the dead so soon grow cold (A cover which features a knife)

This week I’ve gone for: The Subtle Knife (His Dark Materials #2) by Philip Pullman

To be honest I’m not totally sure I have a favourite this week!  Although I’m strangely drawn to the cat cover and the red cover with the balloon.

Which is your favourite?

Next week – Fire

Future themes:

4th August 2017 – From the ashes a fire shall be woken (A cover which features fire)

11th August 2017- No soldier outlives a thousand chances (A cover which features a soldier)

18th August 2017 – The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork (A cover which features food)

25th August 2017 – If I be waspish, best beware my sting (A cover which features an insect)

1st September 2017 – Being born in a stable does not make one a horse (A cover which features a horse)

8th September 2017 – That great condenser of moral chaos, The City (A cover which features a city)

Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.

FFO.jpg

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, compare a couple of the different covers available for that particular book and choose your favourite.   Future week’s themes are listed below. This week’s theme:

Planet “Any planet is ‘Earth’ to those who live on it”

This week I’ve gone for: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein.

Oddly enough I like the fourth cover.  It just feels really retro:

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Which is your favourite?

Next week – A knife

Future themes:

28th July 2017 – The kindest use a knife, because the dead so soon grow cold (A cover which features a knife)

4th August 2017 – From the ashes a fire shall be woken (A cover which features fire)

11th August 2017- No soldier outlives a thousand chances (A cover which features a soldier)

18th August 2017 – The world was my oyster but I used the wrong fork (A cover which features food)

25th August 2017 – If I be waspish, best beware my sting (A cover which features an insect)

1st September 2017 – Being born in a stable does not make one a horse (A cover which features a horse)

8th September 2017 – That great condenser of moral chaos, The City (A cover which features a city)

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