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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #345 on: December 06, 2015, 01:26:37 PM »
Yes but we are Europeans, American fantasy readers probable love them  ;D
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #346 on: December 06, 2015, 05:44:03 PM »

Uncanny.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #347 on: December 06, 2015, 05:51:14 PM »
What's the second image??
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #348 on: December 06, 2015, 08:01:40 PM »
What's the second image??
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« Reply #349 on: December 06, 2015, 08:09:32 PM »
i...

well...

maybe...

yeah, i got nothing more than "wow".

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #350 on: December 09, 2015, 07:37:51 PM »
I find these two pretty horrible as they board onto uncanny valley. I've put links to the newer and better ones if you click them.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #351 on: December 09, 2015, 08:08:32 PM »
I find these two pretty horrible as they board onto uncanny valley. I've put links to the newer and better ones if you click them.


Boy, those were really better in the new versions.  The old were just... wrong.
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« Reply #352 on: December 09, 2015, 08:42:56 PM »
I see the insufficient skill at pulling it of, but I think the creative idea behind them is not quite bad.

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #353 on: December 10, 2015, 04:59:06 PM »
These aren't ugly, but just doesn't fit the inside of the book for being too cute compared to the story (which will rip your heart out and step on it until it bleeds, throw it into the freezer then burn it and... yeah). As the previous will links lead to original covers. And the books mostly take place around in Europe in the 19th century, so what's jeans doing there? And t-shirts? (seriously the bloody ocean though, wut  :o)


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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #354 on: December 27, 2015, 02:05:46 PM »
Found this because I was looking around for a book called deathless. Made me laugh. It's not so much the aweful cover than the title here though...

http://www.amazon.com/Vampires-Dont-Sparkle-Deathless-3/dp/1517796571/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1451224951&sr=1-5&keywords=deathless
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #355 on: December 27, 2015, 02:52:30 PM »
Found this because I was looking around for a book called deathless. Made me laugh. It's not so much the aweful cover than the title here though...

http://www.amazon.com/Vampires-Dont-Sparkle-Deathless-3/dp/1517796571/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1451224951&sr=1-5&keywords=deathless

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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #356 on: December 27, 2015, 03:37:05 PM »
Found this because I was looking around for a book called deathless. Made me laugh. It's not so much the aweful cover than the title here though...

http://www.amazon.com/Vampires-Dont-Sparkle-Deathless-3/dp/1517796571/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1451224951&sr=1-5&keywords=deathless

Take that, Stephanie Meyers!  ;D
I thought that, because I caught that scene the other day while channel hopping, hehe
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Re: Worst Fantasy Book Cover... Ever?
« Reply #357 on: December 28, 2015, 01:32:06 AM »
Yes but we are Europeans, American fantasy readers probable love them  ;D

I'm American, and I'm not thrilled with those covers. I've seen worse, but those are pretty bad. They wouldn't lead me to pick up the books.

Of course, does it really matter what cover you put on those? Nearly all the readers of the Tawny Man trilogy have already read the Farseer trilogy. They love Hobb's stories and would read the next one even if it had no cover.

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