Saturday, March 3, 2012

Just some cover fun...

This is a new author and new book this year I've been seeing.  And I have to say I like the sounds and looks of it.  But..... the cover has me searching.  You know how sometimes things just strike you funny, well this cover did.  But, not in a bad way!

Don't laugh.  Well, okay, you can laugh as I giggle about it.

The cover reminds me of a few people mixed together.  What cover is it?

And who does he remind me of... Well, I'll share. :) I had to ask my husband, who is not a book person, to look at the cover and tell me who he thought of.  And he came up with an actor, but couldn't really place who the guy was.  He agreed kind of that he remind him of the same guy I thought of, but that there was someone else he couldn't think of the name of.

For some reason this picture struck me as a cross between:

I don't think particularly this genie, the genie, but a genie.

I don't know what it is!

I think I relate The Rock, Dwanye Johnson, because of his stance and body language.  Even the look of determination in his face.  But his face and shaved bald head reminds me of a genies!  The shape and all.

But, from what I'm hearing.  This guy sounds like The Rock kind of character!

Okay, laugh as you wish.

Do you have any covers that struck you strange?
Do you think this man reminds you of anyone?  Maybe you can think of who the actor was my husband was thinking (although he didn't even tell any movies or anything to figure out who it was).

I do think I need to get this book on my next order. :D


Blodeuedd said...

LOL! Omg you are so right!"

His head freaks me out, so thin and long

Michelle Flick said...

I know you saiddont laugh - but I laughed... haha

Michelle Flick said...

I know you saiddont laugh - but I laughed... haha

Mel said...

I have this book on my wishlist, but I always thought the guy on the front looked I know why! But can I throw out that facial he resembles Jafar from Aladdin... :-)

Alexia561 said...

Definitely reminds me of The Rock!

Anonymous said...

That's too funny! He DOES look like a cross between the Rock AND the genie in Aladdin!

Simcha said...

Yeah, that is a strange cover. Other than the fact that the guy's face looks kind of odd there is also something feminine about his pose. I would not pick up this book based on the cover alone, but perhaps it will turn out to be a really good book.

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Blodeuedd - LOL! Glad you agreed! ;D I think the long thin head reminded me of the way the genie was drawn. Kind of weird. lol

Michelle @ Oh! For the Love of Books - lol. Glad you did laugh. :) I kind of was shy about sharing this, but just had to share it with someone. ;) Thank you! I have to say I chuckle at it myself. :D

Mel - LOL! Oh yes! Jafar! I didn't think of him. That works too! :D Thanks for stopping by!

Alexia - lol. Cool! glad to hear you think so too. :) Thank you!

StephanieD - lol! So glad to hear I'm not the only one that see the resemblence. :D Thank you!

Simcha - I might have put the book back, but for some reason the cover has stuck with me, because of the strange rememberance to the Rock and Genie. But the details of the book sound good. Thank you!

Melliane said...

you"re right it makes me think of it too. I didn't think of the geni but it's a good idea. Really fun!

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

Yes! Because of the lighting, his head looks way too long proportionally. LOL You hit it right on. :)

Melissa (My words and pages) said...

Melliane - lol! Thanks! Glad you can see the resemblences too.

Melissa (Books&Things) - That lighting behind him really does cast some shadows in strange places. lol. Glad you liked it and saw it too! :D Thank you!