Monday, 14 November 2011

UK News: A Statistical Message from Jennifer E. Smith!

The UK cover for The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, written by Jennifer E. Smith and published by Headline next year, has sadly changed, and here's a message from Jen herself with more information!

I'm so grateful to all the UK book bloggers for your wonderful early support of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight. The response has been overwhelming, and it's been so much fun to hear everyone chime in -- not just about the book, but about the jacket as well. Which is why I wanted to give you all a little update. There's been a slight change of plans; as much as we all loved the UK cover, we've decided to use the US jacket over here as well. I love this cover too, and I'm thrilled to have a unified look for the novel in both the US and the UK. It's rare that the same jacket works in two different markets, so it's exciting that people have embraced it on both sides of the ocean. And those of you who have already read the book will probably agree that it fits the story really well; it's romantic and cinematic and so perfectly in sync with the feel of the book. So I'm very excited to reveal it here, and I just wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you again for all the wonderful posts and comments and emails from all of you. Special thanks to my early UK readers including Bliss Magazine, The Bookette, Books for Company, Cat Clarke, Cheezyfeet Books, Chick lit Reviews and News, Chloe’s Chick Lit Reviews, The Crooked Shelf, Chicklish, Dot Scribbles, Giovanna Falcone, Heaven, Hell & Purgatory, Jess Heart Books, Keris Stainton, , Liz Rettig, My Favourite Books, Miss Page Turners, The Overflowing Library, Painting With Words, Roundwood Readers, Sugarscape, Thirst For Fiction and Wondrous Reads (apologies if I have missed anyone!). I'm looking forward to the publication in January!


Miss Page-Turner said...

I like both covers, but the US cover is my favourite. Thanks Jennifer for the mention:) I read my proof copy and I cannot say how much I loved it!

Leah said...

Nooooooooooo! I'm seriously gutted about this. The SPOLAFS UK cover is so pretty! It's so whimsical and colourful. Don't get me wrong, the US cover is nice, and it probably is more in keeping with the book, but I admit, I'm disappointed.

Still, I loved the book and it means my proof copy with the bright cover is unique and, well, I'm a sucker for that!

Cass (Words on Paper) said...

The UK cover was whimsical and fun-looking, but also reminded me of a chic-lit cover. Which is okay, since I think it could cross over a bit.

But my heart's with the US cover. It's the one I saw first; it at first sight. :P

Amy @ Turn the Page (YA) said...

Oh Good! I hated the original UK cover and loved the US one so Im now happy we are getting it too :D

Im so excited about this book!