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Top Ten Things That Make Me Pick Up a Book
So I’m standing in the bookshop looking at front covers, and these are the things on a front cover that will make me pick up a book, flip it over and read the blurb:
- Strong female character/warrior female
- Female friendship rather than heterosexual/homosexual romance
- Elemental-based magic
- Gothic atmosphere – either on the cover or the blurb.
- The colour purple – the actual colour, not the book ha ha.
- Anything with galaxy colours or space-themed.
- Any of my current favourite authors: Heather Dixon Wallwork, Lauren DeStefano, Maria V Snyder etc.