Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Grass is Always Greener (Episode 2) Nevernight

Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:13 AM with 4 comments
The Grass is Always Greener 

Is there anything worse than seeing a drop-dead beautiful cover only to find out that it is from another country? (Ok, yes, there are way worse things, but can we all agree that it is at least a little heartbreaking?) Like my Why, Publishers, Why?! posts this won't be a weekly feature, but every once in awhile I'm going to be focusing on beautiful covers I covet but can't have because I don't have the money I spend on books as it is, let alone books from other countries that come with international shipping charges (yet...I will be rich someday...right?). 

Today's focus: Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

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I don't hate the US cover for this book, but the UK edition is just so stunning. I seriously love everything about it: The white background, the dynamic and detailed bird (raven?), the font used for the tagline. Just everything. The font for the US title is interesting, and I like the wings, but in my mind bird > person on covers. Every time. (I'm definitely thinking about the original Raven Boys cover vs the PB edition here--that might have to be one of my Why, Publishers post). 

As always, I'd love to hear from you! Which cover do you prefer? 


  1. I agree that the UK version is definitely way prettier!

  2. I went out of my way to spent more money on shipping and (the wait was so horrible omg cringe-worthy) to get the UK cover of Nevernight. I'm sorry I'm just not digging the US cover. Sure, i mean it does show us a lot about the main character and such but it's not like aesthetic af. LOL

    Alex @ The Book's Buzz

  3. I looove both covers! Loved it so much I bought both editions. Lol.

  4. Both covers are striking, but you're right the UK one edges out the other big time. WOW.


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