Sunday, 19 July 2009

Sunday Special (24) More Vietnamese Covers

As promised, I brought you more Vietnamese version of English books today :)


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Annie's Baby by Beatrice Sparks.

Same cover, same font. So not much to say. I still don't love the cover, it looks too depressing and the girl's expression, as I said, is rather weird. The only interesting thing of this is that they said this book has the same author as What Happened to Nancy. I'm a little confused about that.


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Flying Fingers by Adora Svitak.

I've not had a chance to pick up the book but I heard that it was cute. This little author has dropped in on Vietnam a few years ago and she seemed really adorable. I've not seen the original cover but I think it's nice enough to attract young readers here :)


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Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson.

Big scream for this book. I've always wanted to read Speak but the book is nowhere to be found. However, I refused to pick this up because it looks so :( you know what I mean right. I don't like what they did to the picture, especially the colour. It's simply dull. And the title is weird too "Story of Melinda at highschool". Wth?



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Kiss Me Kill Me by Lauren Henderson.

The cover fails to draw the readers attention I have to admit. It took me like forever to figure out it was Kiss Me, Kill Me >.< The photo was okkay but I wish they had made it brighter or something.



So what do you think? Does any of these appeal to you at all?

6 comments:

B.A.M. Book Reviews said...

I like the English covers more ... but the cover of Speak is really cool. But yeah, what's up with "The Story of Melinda at high school"? That's pretty weird.

-Briana

Lizzy said...

I'm definitely going to have to agree with Briana, and say I like the English Covers better (except for Annie's Baby, because I haven't seen the English cover). I always think it's interesting to compare them though!

Diana Dang said...

Hm, I don't like the Vietnamese covers for these titles so much

stargirlreads said...

Love the Speak cover

towerofbooks said...

I like the American covers better for all the books except Flying Fingers.

Here's the original Flying Fingers cover: http://images.barnesandnoble.com/images/15010000/15012512.JPG.

C.K. said...

It's really interesting to see all these different covers. "The Story of Melinda at high school" is definitely an odd choice for a retitled edition of Speak though. I suppose you could name tons and tons of YA books that "The Story of {insert character's name} at high school."