TODAY at 6PM, my review for Jenny Han’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before will go live! We will also have a GIVEAWAY for a SIGNED copy!
Want to see what that copy will look like? Scroll down below!
(NOTE: The Giveaway copy will be SIGNED and UNPERSONALIZED. The copy displayed in this post is my personal copy.)
Everybody loves them because not only are they sturdier, but also because they can be so pretty to look at. I love to explore my hardcovers when I get them home. I love staring at the cover art, the typography, and feeling all of the textures. To me, that is the true definition of book porn. Cause at the end of the day, it’s not just about what’s written on the pages (though that is important), but it is also about the tactile experience. Holding, caressing, and yes, sniffing that new book you’re planning to read are all vital parts of falling in love with your hardcover. There are some books in which the design goes beyond the dust jacket cover art. Have you ever taken a moment to strip off that dust jacket to see what that precious hardcover book looks like in the buff? I ALWAYS do. Sometimes, I even find some surprises when my books are stripped down, thus increasing my book love. Those are the books that impress me, and keep me drooling, all while emptying my bank account (as I “make it rain” dolla bills on those books). Because of some ingenious book design, I wanted to create a feature on the blog to spotlight some books in whose design goes beyond the dust jacket. I wish to share my unadulterated book lust with you. I promise to be gentle.
Sit back, and enjoy the novel strip-tease…
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters: her first kiss, the boy from summer camp, even her sister’s ex-boyfriend, Josh. As she learns to deal with her past loves face to face, Lara Jean discovers that something good may come out of these letters after all.
Three words to describe this book: Genuine. Entertaining. Heartfelt.
Head’s up: I’m going to be GUSHING over this cover design. When you take the dust jacket off, it’s pretty minimalistic and simple (design-wise), but there just so much awesome with the cover, that I had to strip it down so that you can ogle all it has to offer.
Now onto the hardcover peepshow…
Was it as good for you as it was for me?
Drop me a line and let me know your thoughts! Are there any books you own that look good in the nude?
I’d love to hear about it!
Don’t forget to come back at 6pm EST to check out my 5+ Star review and giveaway!