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 00LynnMarie » 29 Dec 2018, 13:06

Having the "Ghostface" on the cover made me not want to read it. I love the "Scream" franchise, but using it for the cover of a book that is completely unrelated to that franchise made me feel like not a lot of thought and effort went into the cover design. For me, that lack of thought on the cover calls into question the content of the book as well.
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Post by Bigemma » 29 Dec 2018, 15:57

The cover made me want to know more about what the book contains and the subject matter of it :D

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Post by amber_keim » 29 Dec 2018, 20:13

It definately made me want to read it more...It does a great job of grabbing your attention

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Post by Ignatuz Ndunga » 30 Dec 2018, 02:51

it has improved my interest to read the story inorder to get the information.

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Post by Ayeessa_23 » 30 Dec 2018, 03:57

It made me want to read more. Because it’s very catchy and I have been interested in topics about ghosts for the past months

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Post by Richboyyba » 30 Dec 2018, 04:31

Yes, the cover is so attention seeking, it’s fascinating that the cover could be thought of! Go get the book !

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Post by raqstar1 » 30 Dec 2018, 07:19

I must say that I try not to 'judge a book by its cover' but in this instance, I found it an immediate turn off. This is likely due to the fact that I am not big on horror of any kind.
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Post by Bravin78 » 30 Dec 2018, 07:30

I can say the book cover made me want to read more and actually get what was the inner topic of the book.

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Post by Mailis » 30 Dec 2018, 09:04

At first glance it gives an idea that this book is part of the Scream series. Because the cover is a bit rough around the edges, it also seems to be like an unofficial guide or something similar.

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Post by SpencerVo » 30 Dec 2018, 09:36

The cover of the book did catch my attention, but it looked a little... cheap to me. I prefer neat cover, while this one is quite messy and unoriginal as if it was copied from stock designs. The Ghost Face is still a nice touch though.
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Post by Louanne Piccolo » 30 Dec 2018, 16:12

Definitely less. I try not to but I unfortunately very often judge a book by its cover. I'm an extremely visual person and this cover just put me off from the start.
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Post by Emy Katherine » 30 Dec 2018, 17:50

When The Face Of Fear was BOTD, and I saw the cover, my first thought was, "NO WAY, I am not a fan of horror books. " Fortunately, when I checked the blurb on Amazon, I decided to add the book to my TBR list. Right choice. :D Therefore, let's say that I did not like the cover at all. :eusa-think:

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Post by Abee44sting » 31 Dec 2018, 01:55

The cover of any book is really the first impression it can leave in the minds of potential readers. The cover got me stuck a little bit, but yes it did capture my attention actually.

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Post by Rohit kc » 31 Dec 2018, 03:00

Yeah!!! it really want me to read this book. i was so curious to read the book.

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Post by Gracie26 » 31 Dec 2018, 03:04

:techie-studyinggray: That was the first thing that caught my attention.... Curiosity to know the content increased. As a lover of Horror books and movie, I'd say the cover is a total yes..... The chills and suspense it's giving me makes me more curious to flip the page

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