Friday Face-Off: Silhouette
Welcome to The Friday Face-Off, a weekly meme created by Books by Proxy! Each Friday, we will pit cover against cover while also taking the opportunity to showcase gorgeous artwork and feature some of our favorite book covers. If you want to join the fun, simply choose a book each Friday that fits that week’s predetermined theme, post and compare two or more different covers available for that book, then name your favorite. A list of future weeks’ themes are available at Lynn’s Book Blog.
This week’s theme is:
“An island, a person, anything you like”
~ any cover featuring a SILHOUETTE
A head-to-head today, and I already have a feeling picking a winner will be tough because all of Christina Henry’s dark fairy tale retellings have the BEST covers. For The Girl in Red, both the US and UK editions feature silhouettes, which is why I chose it to feature this week:
Berkley (2019) vs. Titan Books (2019)
It’s close, and I’m sure I’ll change my mind again depending on the time of the day, but I’m going to go with the Titan edition for now. The “double silhouette” concept is clever, and I think the image of the howling wolf is much more dramatic and powerful.
But what do you think? Which one is your favorite?