Earlier today, when I was gathering links for the books mentioned in this month's Book Chat on covers, I noticed a cover switch-up for one of the books I talked about today, Rachel Hartman's (glorious, amazing) Seraphina. Three things happened: 1) I realized this would make a good Face Off; 2) I realized that I hadn't posted today's Face Off, because it is, in fact, Friday; and 3) I became a bit puzzled, because according to Goodreads this version doesn't exist (it does).
We've actually had Seraphina on Face Off before, when the US (below) went up against the UK version (where the US won in a landslide,
Which one did it better?
Last Week on FFO: The cover redesign for Maureen Johnson's The Name of the Star was up for debate, and voting was pretty split. Some of you found the new cover too muted and boring, and the font obnoxious, and some of you found the old cover to be cheesy, too photoshopped, and not an accurate representation of the book. In the end, though, there can only be one winner, and the redesign just barely - just barely - managed a win.