Book Traveling Thursday’s: Spooky Reads

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Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature meme hosted by Catia @The Girl Who Read Too Much and Danielle @Danielle’s Book Blog! The purpose is to find book covers from around the world and choose your favourites. The list of themes is on Goodreads!

This week’s theme is spooky reads – because it’s almost Halloween!

 

 

Everything these last few weeks seems to be Halloween related, so I’m trying not to use the same books over and over. For today, I’m choosing a book I haven’t read yet, but seems to be super popular – Asylum by Madeleine Roux.

Original/UK Cover

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This is the original cover, which was published in American, the UK and probably a bunch of other places. It’s not my favourite, mostly because I don’t like the font used – it seems kind of childish? I like the girl, though, and how you can’t see her face, and the border surrounding the book.

                                                                                               Favourite

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This one is the Spanish cover. It’s pretty much the same as the original, except it has a green tint to it, with the font standing out more. I think the green just gives it that extra boost of creepy that it needs, and I imagine it to look really good in real life!

Least Favourite

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The Chinese cover, undoubetdley. I haven’t read the book so I can’t say if the cover really relates to the story at all – besides the asylum part – but I don’t like how empty it looks, how it doesn’t really look like a YA book and that the title is written so far to to the right. Maybe that’s just how books are in China, I don’t know, but I wouldn’t pick it up here!

                                                                                        Other Covers

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Here we have the Indonesian (left) and Dutch (right) titles. I quite like both of them, especially the Dutch, but they don’t look like YA books at all. If I was a big horror fan I could see myself going for the Indonesian cover, though.

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