Talyn Paperback!

Talyn Cover-Paperback I had no idea what the cover was going to look like. Found it today on Amazon. Wow.

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About the author: Novelist, writing teacher, on a mission to reprint my out-of-print books and indie-publish my new ones.

16 comments… add one
  • S William Shaw Aug 31, 2006 @ 11:05

    I like the cover. Great colors. It will sure help people flip to the back cover to see what it is about.

  • Jason Penney Aug 31, 2006 @ 8:54

    Is there a reason they don’t use the hardcover art or a variation of it?

    The new cover is catchy.

  • Nandini Aug 31, 2006 @ 8:30

    Is it awful of me that I like the tattoo? But yes – the first thing I noticed was the braid, I am *so* disappointed it looks so… plain.

    But Holly, it’s a beautiful cover nevertheless. Congratulations!

  • hollylisle Aug 31, 2006 @ 7:26

    COR-ray is the correct pronunciation, actually. No apologies necessary, Rose.

  • The English Rose Aug 31, 2006 @ 6:21

    Oh my. Here I’ve been pronouncing it “COR-ray”. Oops.

  • Adam101 Aug 31, 2006 @ 3:56

    Sorry, typo. Im just used to typying core instead of Korre which sounds teh same, I have this sounding problem when Im quickly typing.

  • shawna Aug 30, 2006 @ 20:31

    It’s an attractive cover, imo… and at least you’re in good company with covers that don’t match the facts. (Which is one of my pet peeves… I won’t tell you how long I spent the other day, puzzling over the cover of Diplomacy of Wolves. I’m sure that is Galweigh house in the cliff, but I can’t for the life of me make it match the description! I finally declared it a lost cause… I really wish publishers realized just how much that aggravates readers. Sigh. I’m sure the irritation is exponential for authors.)

    Anyways, I finished DoW. Reading VoD now… and I find myself stalling, trying to make it last longer. There are twists I hadn’t managed to anticipate, which is novel in itself… and they’re damned good, too. Thank you.

  • Gabriele Aug 30, 2006 @ 17:20

    Btw, it looks like Vincalis the Agitator is coming out in German in December.

  • Gabriele Aug 30, 2006 @ 17:09

    It reminds me a bit of the Kushiel PB covers and that matches the blurb by Jacqueline Carey. 🙂

    It could be a lot worse, it could be a chick in chain mail. 🙂 I think it’s a nice cover.

  • The English Rose Aug 30, 2006 @ 14:23

    Between you, Tambo, and Tess G, the library will be seeing a lot of me this fall!… I only hope my required reading won’t be waylaid for the anticipated fiction. 🙂

  • hollylisle Aug 30, 2006 @ 13:34

    Let’s hope there IS one. 😀

  • Liz Aug 30, 2006 @ 12:48

    Maybe they can fix it for the second print run. 😉

  • hollylisle Aug 30, 2006 @ 12:15

    Adam—Korre is the name of the world.

  • hollylisle Aug 30, 2006 @ 12:13

    Liz– And that is why authors usually receive cover flats or cover jpgs before the actual covers hit the stands. So screw-ups like that one can be fixed. I didn’t even see it, actually. I just noted that she didn’t have a nine-part braid or the right tattooes, illustrations of which I could have provided if asked.

    And … thud, thud, thud … goes head on desk.

  • Adam101 Aug 30, 2006 @ 12:10

    I dont really like it, compared to the Hardback it isnt fab. I loved the hardback version. However after saying that it fits in with the standard adult fantasy PBacks.

    I dont get “the” core either.

  • Liz Aug 30, 2006 @ 11:43

    Gorgeous! One question though: *the* Korre?

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