It seems that last week on the Book Cover News (#2) I made a mistake. I said that the UK cover of Hallowed by Cynthia Hand was this:
When really it is this.....
Which is a heck of a lot better!! I'm sorry for the misunderstanding and i thoroughly apologize.
I really like this cover although I've noticed a lot of book covers having this pose. A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies and Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon has similar poses. Maybe it's a trend now, who knows but i LOVE this cover and it will look amazing on my shelf!