Sunday Announcements

USflag Happy Independence Day to our American readers! May you have a sunny day with friends or family (or both!) and lots of good food.

COVER CONTEST

Cover Cafe just published the results of its annual cover contest and two Wenches made the grade with their book covers.  Nicola's cover of The Scandals of an Innocent won top prize in the Two Images category. According to contest officials, Nicola's cover won by a wide margin. The judges especially loved the gown flowing from the front cover to the back.

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In the Historical category, Jo's UK cover for Lady Notorious won 4th place.  The judges chose the cover because of its simplicity and richness, praising it for the lack of fussiness. Several of the judges liked the cover model's beautiful hair and mysterious expression.

 

 

 

WINNERS

And speaking of winners, we have more new book winners chosen from those who left comments to ourA-WinnerRight recent blog posts.  Guest Pam Rosenthal awarded a book to Brenda Hill, and Virginia Campbell and Liz Montgomery won books from Patricia Rice.  Congratulations, winners!

35 thoughts on “Sunday Announcements”

  1. Congratulations, ladies! I like these covers too. A good cover certainly enhances the book, though I’ve made it a point never to buy according to the cover.
    If I had, I would have missed one of my favorite older authors, Elswyth Thane, entirely. The first book in her pb. Williamsburg Series showed a grimacing blonde confronting a British redcoat pointing a bayonet at her. I kept waiting for the passage in the book. The was no blonde and no such scene in the book. In fact, the whole scene must have reflected male aggressive tastes. And this was definitely a woman’s book. Since then, I’ve always preferred the blurb on the first page or back.

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  2. Congratulations, ladies! I like these covers too. A good cover certainly enhances the book, though I’ve made it a point never to buy according to the cover.
    If I had, I would have missed one of my favorite older authors, Elswyth Thane, entirely. The first book in her pb. Williamsburg Series showed a grimacing blonde confronting a British redcoat pointing a bayonet at her. I kept waiting for the passage in the book. The was no blonde and no such scene in the book. In fact, the whole scene must have reflected male aggressive tastes. And this was definitely a woman’s book. Since then, I’ve always preferred the blurb on the first page or back.

    Reply
  3. Congratulations, ladies! I like these covers too. A good cover certainly enhances the book, though I’ve made it a point never to buy according to the cover.
    If I had, I would have missed one of my favorite older authors, Elswyth Thane, entirely. The first book in her pb. Williamsburg Series showed a grimacing blonde confronting a British redcoat pointing a bayonet at her. I kept waiting for the passage in the book. The was no blonde and no such scene in the book. In fact, the whole scene must have reflected male aggressive tastes. And this was definitely a woman’s book. Since then, I’ve always preferred the blurb on the first page or back.

    Reply
  4. Congratulations, ladies! I like these covers too. A good cover certainly enhances the book, though I’ve made it a point never to buy according to the cover.
    If I had, I would have missed one of my favorite older authors, Elswyth Thane, entirely. The first book in her pb. Williamsburg Series showed a grimacing blonde confronting a British redcoat pointing a bayonet at her. I kept waiting for the passage in the book. The was no blonde and no such scene in the book. In fact, the whole scene must have reflected male aggressive tastes. And this was definitely a woman’s book. Since then, I’ve always preferred the blurb on the first page or back.

    Reply
  5. Congratulations, ladies! I like these covers too. A good cover certainly enhances the book, though I’ve made it a point never to buy according to the cover.
    If I had, I would have missed one of my favorite older authors, Elswyth Thane, entirely. The first book in her pb. Williamsburg Series showed a grimacing blonde confronting a British redcoat pointing a bayonet at her. I kept waiting for the passage in the book. The was no blonde and no such scene in the book. In fact, the whole scene must have reflected male aggressive tastes. And this was definitely a woman’s book. Since then, I’ve always preferred the blurb on the first page or back.

    Reply

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