Sunday, May 24, 2020
Stop Petting My Peeves: Son of Book Cover Edition
Remember when I told you one of my prime pet peeves about book cover art? You know, the one where I pitched a fit about saguaros showing up on book covers when the books are set in places where saguaros would never grow?
Well... they're at it again! I don't know how or why this particular book popped up on my screen, but the cover looks like the book is set here in Phoenix. You know I had to take a look. You just knew it, right?
Attention, publishers, marketers, and book cover artistes! You will not find a saguaro in Nevada unless the poor thing is being held hostage. I can't help it if the most iconic cactus in the world is the pickiest when it comes to choosing a place to live.
Now it's time for me to head off into the sunset, grumbling all the way...