book covers, weight loss

Fatty Friday & Loving Book Covers!

As you can see by my title, my weigh in did not go well, but I’m not going to whine. I gained .4 pounds, which “could” have been due to the fact that I was wearing jeans instead of something more lightweight like I had been. Nonetheless, I ate out more and gave into the bread. I cannot pass up a hot, steamy roll, golden and glistening with what looks to be decadent butter. What is it with the carbs anyway? But here’s to a new day. A new week. Discipline and will power is mine, I say.
I was thinking a post about the worst book covers ever would be a great idea. And it really is, except for the fact that alot of the covers I found are not appropriate. Seriously, my husband and I were crying with laughter over some of these covers. Oh my, I sure with I could post some. But alas, my tender sensibilities keeps me in line and I shall refrain.
So, I thought I’d share some covers that I absolutely love.



These are just a few of my favorite covers. I haven’t read all of them, but I just think they are lovely and would make me pick them up off the shelf.

What kinds of covers are you drawn to?

19 thoughts on “Fatty Friday & Loving Book Covers!”

  1. Sherrinda,

    I am praying for you weight goals, but I love your spirit.

    The book covers you included are eye catching, my favorite is the last one.

    I hate that I am not computer savvy enough to load one of my own, but I'm working on learning the ropes.

    Congratulations Jill!
    Blessings to you…

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  2. Those later pounds are always the hardest to lose! But you didn't gain, so that's awesome!

    And yes, covers draw my to a book! In fact, a really good cover will even inspire me to buy a book!

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  3. Yeah, I hate to say this, but I tend to judge a book by its cover. That doesn't mean I won't read a book that has a bad cover, but I don't gravitate to a bad cover when walking through a bookstore.

    I think it's wonderful that you didn't gain. I agree with Jody, those later pounds are way more difficult.

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  4. Sherrinda…. .4 pounds? LOL! I wouldn't worry about it. You're absolutely right that it could be the jeans. 🙂

    As for covers, I do like those ones you have, pretty women in even prettier dresses and lots of jewelry! LOL What's not to like about that?

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  5. I can't resist bread either. Love love love it!!!

    Those covers are romantic and pretty!

    I won't pick up a cover that's too racy. I like simple covers or covers that strike the mood of the book.

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  6. Those covers are beautiful! I love to walk around in bookstores and see the amazing creativity in book covers. That would be such an awesome job, wouldn't it? To help design book covers?

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  7. Lovely covers indeed! Sometimes (more often than not) I'll let a cover sell me the book! I need to keep that in mind when I get published and am at the cover phase 😉 Don't worry about the carbs. I've convinced myself September calories didn't count, what with all the birthday's I had and vacations… There's always October, right? =)

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  8. It's October–the month adds five pounds. (That's my story and I'm sticking to it.)

    I love all the covers. I think it's the girly dresses and wispy colors. Makes me want to pick them up and eeny-meeny-miney-moe them!

    Have a great weekend!

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  9. Those covers are beautiful…all those lovely brides and dresses..

    I was happy to find that after three weeks of vacation and eating like a stevedore, I only gained three pounds. Then hopped on the scale after four days of slimfast and salads and I had lost four! Woohoo!

    Of course I ate out tonight and probably did some damage.

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  10. Jeans are heavy. I have a hi-tech scale that calculates weight to the half pound. I weighed myself normally and then grabbed a pair of jeans in my arms and weighed again. Guess what? The second reading was a full pound heavier! So, who knows, Sherrinda? You may have actually lost weight! 🙂

    Nice book covers. The bottom one is my favorite, but they're all pretty.

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  11. Sherrinda: I'm sure the gain was your jeans. Jeans weigh exactly .4 pounds!

    I like these covers, too. I am drawn to ones with lots of color, and a picture that piques my curiosity.

    Have a great weekend,
    jen

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  12. Sherrinda: I'm sure the gain was your jeans. Jeans weigh exactly .4 pounds!

    I like these covers, too. I am drawn to ones with lots of color, and a picture that piques my curiosity.

    Have a great weekend,
    jen

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