By Its Cover- Stupid And Contagious pt. 1
By Its Cover is my completely independent 2-part book review column. Selections are made based entirely on the book's cover. I'm testing the old saying in my quest to find new authors.
title: Stupid and Contagious
author: Caprice Crane
This is probably a chick lit book. On opening the front cover I was greeted with the chick-lit library book smell: dozens of perfumes from previous readers blended together into an almost noxious fume. (that is not a knock on the book itself.)
I was hooked by the first paragraph- and the cover- and stayed up late zipping through the first 30 pages or so. It's proving an easy read so far. After the pseudo-philosophical historical conundrum that was the last book I slogged through for BIC, I needed something like this.
Hope to post a full review in a week or so.
Posted by becca.elpy
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the whole thing about the book smelling of a blend of perfumes from previous readers is interesting to me...ReplyDelete
it's either that or the books are all handled by one woman who bathed them in something. it's a strange smell if it's not perfume. heheReplyDelete