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Cover Controversy: Psycho Sequel

A couple months back, we looked at book covers that were, well, a bit psycho. Take a look to see what I mean:

A creepy tone is shared, is it not?

Today, we have an addition to this group. Thanks to Bookends blogger Cindy for tipping me off to…

Unwind by Neal Shusterman.

A blurry figure, that hand in the foreground – this one joins the club for sure. Any to add?

*UPDATE*

Kelly from Stacked Books has unearthed another cover that fits the bill:

Black Box by Julie Schumacher.

Welcome the newest member of the psycho cover club.

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About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.

Comments

  1. I’ve got another one (sort of!). Check this one out: http://www.julieschumacher.com/picts/BlackBox_lg.gif

  2. And another!

    http://www.amazon.com/Wish-Were-Dead-Trilogy-Hardback/dp/160684007X

    I might be back with more….I feel like I know of dozens.

  3. Cindy Dobrez says:

    Watch out for Double by Jenny Valentine (Feb 2012)…

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