Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Wolves

Wolves was a fantastic cover topic for me because you all know I like to stick to sci-fi/fantasy covers when possible, and guess what genre has LOTS of wolves in it? That's right, urban fantasy! All those werewolves and shifters and whatnot. And though I admittedly am not a big fan of reading wolf or shifter books, that doesn't mean I don't enjoy the heck out of their gorgeous covers...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Mountains

The topic of mountains ended up being harder than I thought it would be, so I went with a rather lax interpretation while looking for covers. That means hills, cliffs, mesas---really any of sort of relatively large, earthy, dirt-filled clumps of land---were all fair game in my mind. I feel like most of the covers I found have legit mountains, but then, I live where it's so flat that even a...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring the Moon

So how perfect is this topic for a blog named Metaphors and *Moonlight*? Granted I went with the blog name because I like the night rather than the actual moon, but the moon is, you know, also nice. And kind of important. Just a little. (Did you know that, without it, our days would be shorter and the earth's axis would vary, causing extreme climate change like ice in Africa? I got curious lol....
 

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Bookish Goals for the New Year

Since I haven't said it yet, happy New Year to everyone! But here's the thing: I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. The concept behind them is great, but they backfire. They put into our minds that, the moment we falter, the whole thing's a bust, and now we have to wait until next year to try again. But we don't! It doesn't have to be the first day of a new year to make a change. It doesn't...