Thursday, August 27, 2009

Repackaging for fun and (even more) profit

A recent trip to the bookstore revealed quite a few repackaging efforts on behalf of Wordcandy-approved authors.

Richelle Mead has upgraded to hardcover class:

Eoin Colfer's Artemis Fowl books have a brand-new look (one that makes Artemis look considerably older, and Holly considerably taller--a nod to the Artemis/Holly 'shippers, perhaps?):

And Neil Gaiman's Coraline has been repackaged for adults, complete with a totally bogus quote from the New York Times:



Blogger Sheryl said...

Coraline is a lovely book, but hardly deserves "One of the most frightening books written" on its cover.

2:02 PM

Anonymous Julia said...

I know: Coraline is cute-scary (just a notch past "twee", in fact), not scary-scary.

3:57 PM


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