Did 'Ghost Face' on the cover make you want to read the book more or less?

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Re: Did 'Ghost Face' on the cover make you want to read the book more or less?

Post by Sushan » 01 Dec 2018, 20:20

The cover made me think that this is some sort of a ghost story. And yes, it did. But later it turned out that it is not a sort of a book that I expected
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Post by kfwilson6 » 01 Dec 2018, 21:28

I had no idea "Ghost Face" was an iconic thing. This was one of those books where I completely judged the book by the cover and determined it to be one I would likely not enjoy. I thought the Scream movies were outlandish, and I did not want to read anything that would have a similar storyline.
The synopsis of the book doesn't make it clear how the Ghost Face ties in so that does make it hard to determine how relevant it will be. I did enjoy the sample but eventually opted against this book as a result of the reviews I read.

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Post by Laura Del » 01 Dec 2018, 23:04

I didn't and still don't really want to read this book. I'm not a fan of horror because life is horrifying enough as it is. I didn't like that Ghost Face was on the cover, it puts me off.
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Post by MalMartin » 02 Dec 2018, 01:12

I know people say "don't judge a book by its cover," but the cover for this book definitely made me want to read it. I am a fan of the horror genre and love just about anything in it. However, I have to agree with what other people have been saying. Using a face that looks extremely similar to another horror movie franchise isn't the smartest idea. It can get people easily confused about the book. Some people may think its fanfiction for Scream when it's not.

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Post by Abacus » 02 Dec 2018, 01:30

The 'Ghost Face' put me off choosing the book to read. When I did read a sample, I thought it was fast-paced and very enjoyable.

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Post by Niski » 02 Dec 2018, 01:57

Ghost Face made me want to read this book right away! I love horror books, and that cover screams horror.

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Post by Zimall » 02 Dec 2018, 02:31

As for me it didn't intrigue me much. Am not a big fan of horror so the cover wasn't a fascination for me.

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Post by tranquilwaters86+2 » 02 Dec 2018, 03:27

I'm not a fan of horror movies, so I don't even know Scream. The cover caught my interest since mask tends to convey mystery and I like mysteries. The title though was a put-off. When I read the sample, I couldn't help getting a copy. A few pages into the book and I was hooked.

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Post by briellejee » 02 Dec 2018, 03:39

Not usually a fan of horror so the cover made me want to skip the book!

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Post by albertinaambondo » 02 Dec 2018, 04:18

Usually I hate reading books containing violence and I got creeps just by looking at the cover but as they say never judge a book by its cover...

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Post by Julie Green » 02 Dec 2018, 06:49

The cover put me off to be honest, as it made me think the book was more of a horror story. Too scary for me!
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Post by Ferdinand_otieno » 02 Dec 2018, 06:53

I too wanted to read the book when i first saw the cover. It's good to know we have a Scream community here.

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Post by Mondaynino » 02 Dec 2018, 13:11

The cover of the book with the look of it, it got some one attention attracted to read and know exactly with it all contains

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Post by JessNWheeler » 02 Dec 2018, 13:33

THe cover immediately made my think of the Scream movie franchise. It did intrigue me.
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Post by Fozia-Bajwa » 02 Dec 2018, 13:38

Well I read the review of the book The Face OF Fear. This is a murder mystery. I like this book due to the thriller actions present in the story. The cover of the book is also full of attraction with suspense. So I will like to read the book by its cover .

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