January 18, 2021, 12:04:05 AM

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Offline Yora

Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #480 on: February 24, 2020, 11:06:33 AM »
This is about horror, but still about book covers that absolutely tell you nothing about their content.
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #481 on: June 04, 2020, 02:28:19 PM »
Just starting this. Probably one of worst covers. It all blends in like a background radio noise and that neon blue font is plain horrible. Even on closer look, it's straight out of the initial Wolf games!

Hopefully the book is better than the cover!

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #482 on: June 04, 2020, 04:08:13 PM »
Looks like a screen cap of a bad verion of Minecraft. And what is that stick? A practice sword?  You've a good candidate here.
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #483 on: June 04, 2020, 04:09:37 PM »
It's awful! Where did you find it? I can't believe you're going to read it...
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Offline DrNefario

Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #484 on: June 04, 2020, 07:32:14 PM »
Superficially, it reminds me of Something Coming Through by Paul McAuley. I'm not sure I know how to do an image while I'm on the iPad, but the colours are similar. (Although there seems to be a black version of the McAuley cover, too.)

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #485 on: June 05, 2020, 12:06:21 AM »
Wow! That really is terrible. :o

Offline Neveesandeh

Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #486 on: June 05, 2020, 02:04:42 PM »
I think something like that could actually work if a bit more thought was put into it.

Offline Bender

Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #487 on: June 05, 2020, 02:38:07 PM »
And what is that stick? A practice sword?

The main weapon for the hero in the book is called Naginata. I googled it up and it looks like a polearm and nothing like the cover.  ???
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #488 on: June 05, 2020, 03:58:41 PM »
And what is that stick? A practice sword?

The main weapon for the hero in the book is called Naginata. I googled it up and it looks like a polearm and nothing like the cover.  ???

How is the book?

Edit: Just saw your review on another post :)
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #489 on: January 15, 2021, 06:52:38 PM »
I saw this on Peat's blog and I remembered this thread.
Has it been posted here already? ;D

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #490 on: January 15, 2021, 09:59:35 PM »
Why are you posting this in worst cover thread bea? That's amazing!

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« Reply #491 on: January 15, 2021, 10:56:57 PM »
Why are you posting this in worst cover thread bea? That's amazing!

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #492 on: January 16, 2021, 12:06:02 AM »
I saw this on Peat's blog and I remembered this thread.
Has it been posted here already? ;D


That was the cover on the version I first read. At the age of about 8 or 9 that cover looked pretty cool.
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #493 on: January 16, 2021, 01:23:42 AM »
I saw this on Peat's blog and I remembered this thread.
Has it been posted here already? ;D


That was the cover on the version I first read. At the age of about 8 or 9 that cover looked pretty cool.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #494 on: January 16, 2021, 03:09:19 AM »
I saw this on Peat's blog and I remembered this thread.
Has it been posted here already? ;D


That was the cover on the version I first read. At the age of about 8 or 9 that cover looked pretty cool.

What i got out of this is that more birds should wear yoga pants

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