Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Side Effect by Laura Lond

What's the genre? What is it you like or don't like about this cover? Does it make you want to know more about the book? Does it make you want to BUY the book? Discuss.


  1. I would guess that the genre is science fiction / techno horror.

    I like this cover, the eyes at the top are very creepy. The text is very easy to read and the DNA on the brain is also a nice touch.

  2. I would guess sci-fi, alien implants or something. The cover is quite stunning, very eye-catching, and yes, I would be more than tempted to check it out.

  3. I like everything about this cover except the creepy eyes at the top. I like the the man with the DNA strand. I think the font is perfect. And I like the way the author's name is presented. All very professional. But I'd rearrange those elements to fit the space and lose the red-eyed thingie at the top. That just doesn't seem to fit for some reason.

  4. I would say Sci-Fi Techno thriller.

    I love the type and the head with the DNA. To me the thing at the top is kind of weird. Looks like a brain with eyeballs? Maybe if it was knocked back (darkened up) a bit so it was not quite as prominent as the head?

  5. Ooh...what a neat cover! SF, all the way.

    A medical experiment gone awry, which changes the man/woman who has been experimented on into something else?

    My first thought with those glowing eyes was...alligator, for some reason. (I'm weird, I know. ;-)) But then I thought an owl (ack!). Now that I've thought about it again...I'm not really sure what that creature is supposed to be.

    Does take away a little from the rest of cover, but not terribly so.

    Did I mention the cover was neat? :-)