[LMB] OT: bad covers and much more

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 18 02:47:48 BST 2021


Interesting rant.

On Thu, Jun 17, 2021, 9:22 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> From: "Alex Y. Kwan" <litalex at gmail.com>
>
> Hello,
> I came across this on twitter. The covers are pretty bad, some edging into
> horrible, but the author?s bio has to be seen to be believed.
>
> https://apac01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FGary-L.M.-Martin%2Fe%2FB07JNLP7WK%253Fref%3Ddbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share&data=04%7C01%7C%7C60f24a6949bf4ff753a808d931906c19%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637595318627964644%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=7q%2FN3SO0q20fvuHF5y6tXQ2i2y9sm1Cd%2Bgn3Bs1BdNw%3D&reserved=0
> little Alex
>
> Gwynne: I kept thinking, "This has to be a joke. It's just a sarcastic
> take on a certain
> personality type. Nobody could really be...."  But I have a horrible
> feeling that it's
> not sarcastic, it's real. Don't you hate that feeling of dawning horror
> when you realise
> you haven't found a clever, sarcastic fellow spirit, you're gazing into
> the shallow end
> of the pond.
>
> As for the covers... wow. Can we call them retro?
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