Book Covers

We’ve all heard that old adage ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’ and I think we all agree that these are words to live by, but, here’s the thing…it’s entirely different when you apply this saying to actual books. When you stand in a bookstore or browse eBooks online, you can be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of choices available. Some kind of process of elimination has to occur, and that usually begins with what we see: the book cover!

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One book cover I really like.

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How to Select a Book

A friend asked me recently what I was reading currently and how I chose my books. That got me thinking…how DO I chose books to read? With so many books on bookstore shelves, listed online, and catalogued in libraries, it can be difficult deciding which book to read…and there are always more books than I have time to read. I realised I had three ways of selecting books: a targeted approach, a general browsing approach, and a totally random approach.
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