While the publishing industry is mostly filled with females, it’s still amazing that books are judged by its covers based upon whether the author is male or female. Female authors generally have books with covers that are light, fun, and somewhere — somehow — there is a girl or couple featured across the front.
Angered by the inequality and curious by the differences, Johnson charged her twitter followers with a challenge: take a popular book and create a new cover based upon the opposite gender of the author. Check out some of the amazing results — publishers, you need to get in touch with these designers! They’re fantastic!
One of my favorites…
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This was both intriguing and hilarious.