27 July 2015


Book Wars a weekly feature hosted between two book review blogs – A Life Bound By Books & Much Loved Books!

It’s a fact that book lovers know all about the covers of the books they covet.  Often when a title is released here in the US, it’s sometimes vastly different across the pond in the US.  So, Michelle from Much Loved Books and I have come together to create Book Wars to talk about the difference in covers when it comes to the US vs. UK versions.

We hope from time to time authors will chime in with their thoughts as well. We welcome everyone to comment and share their thoughts too! The more the merrier!

Before we get to this weeks Book Wars, we have a winner to announce. The Book Wars winner for Book Wars! Uprooted by Naomi Novic is..... the UK !  Thank you to everyone who voted for both books, and for picking a winner.


Also, there's a poll at the bottom of the post that we'd love to hear your input for the two covers! Tell us which one YOU love the most.

US: Left - UK: Right
Title: Lick 
Series: (Stage Dive #1)
Author: Kylie Scott
Publisher: US - St. Martin's Griffin, 232 Pages (October 11th, 2013) UK - Pan, 304 Pages (May 21st, 2015)
Add to: Goodreads USA Version | Goodreads UK Version
Order online here: USA: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository UK: Amazon UK, Waterstones, W H Smith, The Book Depository

NOTE: This is a "New Adult" novel. Due to mature content this title is recommended for ages 17+
Synopsis: Waking up in Vegas was never meant to be like this.

Evelyn Thomas's plans for celebrating her twenty-first birthday in Las Vegas were big. Huge. But she sure never meant to wake up on the bathroom floor with a hangover to rival the black plague, a very attractive half-naked tattooed man in her room, and a diamond on her finger large enough to scare King Kong. Now if she could just remember how it all happened.

One thing is certain, being married to one of the hottest rock stars on the planet is sure to be a wild ride.

About the author: 

Kylie is a New York Times and USA Today best-selling author. She was voted Australian Romance Writer of the year, 2013, by the Australian Romance Writer’s Association and her books have been translated into six different languages. She is a long time fan of romance, rock music, and B-grade horror films. Based in Queensland, Australia with her two children and husband, she reads, writes and never dithers around on the internet.

Find  Online: WebsiteTwitter | Facebook | Goodreads

Let the Wars Begin: Its now time to make our decision, let's see what we think about the covers and pick our favorite cover.

Lisa For me he UK cover is the third I've seen for this title. And while I've loved them all, I think I like this new version the best so far.

The US cover has always been a favorite of this series, but there's something about the new UK version that is pretty amazing. It's kind of hot and in a way I think this fits Davids characters a bit more than this version of the US cover.

My vote, without a doubt goes to the latest in the UK cover for Lick. Give a quick click to cast your vote below!
Michelle I've not read these books so I have no idea how the covers represent the story itself, that being said it's clear to me which cover I prefer.

I like the UK cover, I think it would go with the idea behind the story, but it does noting for me. The USA one though is a different matter. I like the whole idea of the rock star image, but it's the tattoo that does it for me. Who can resit a tattooed rocker....I can't

Its a USA win for me this week #tattoosforthewin

VOTE for YOUR favorite cover of Lick NOW!

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