Thursday, December 3, 2015

Book Traveling Thursday: Diverse Book

Hey guys and welcome back to my blog! I'm Genni and today I am participating in one of my favorite weekly memes, Book Traveling Thursdays. The goal is to pick a book that goes along with the theme given and showcase some of our favorite and least favorite cover editions of that book. This is a weekly meme hosted by Catia at The Girl Who Read Too Much and Danielle at Shelfies Above Selfies!

This week the theme was a diverse book. This could be taken many ways. A novel could be diverse because it has a diverse cast of characters, has a main character that is of different ethnicity or race that what is common, or features a character or more in the LGBTQ+ area. There are a ton of areas that a novel could be diverse, but I picked a book I (kind of) recently read with a racially diverse character.

That book is....

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon! This novel was a debut novel of 2015 and I absolutely adored it. Maddy, the main character, is racially diverse because she is Afro Asian and not your stereotypical white girl. To be quite honest, I don't remember the last time I have read a novel that had either an Asian or African American main character, let alone a combination of both. That definitely needs to change!

English Cover (pictured above)
Modern Greek Cover
This cover is beautiful. It was the very first thing that truly stood out when I heard this book and drew me in to reading it. Even when I showed the book to my friends, who don't read that often, they commented on how stunning the cover was as well. I love the use of negative space on the second half of the cover. To me, this cover speaks to me and draws me into the story. I feel like it accurately represents the story as well, because Maddy is literally allergic to everything. 
German Cover
Danish Cover
Spanish Cover

Besides the original English cover, I completely love are all the covers that look similar to the original! Every edition has different illustrations, and it is so much fun to inspect them! Other than those three, I also like the Spanish version. The saying says, "Is it true that love changes everything?" The quote fits so well with the book and while it isn't my absolute favorite, I still really like it!

Least Favorite

My least favorite definitely has to be the Czech edition of the book. It has a completely different feel than the other covers and I don't really see how this edition pertains AT ALL to the storyline. If I saw this cover next to the English one, or any others for that matter, I would think that they were two completely different books. 

That's a wrap for today! What cover is your favorite? If you participated in this meme, don't be shy and leave your link down below. I'll be sure to check it out! :)

Thanks for stopping by and I'll see you soon with another post!

Happy Reading!

Genni @ Ready, Set, Read!


  1. This book sounds so interesting and I've heard only great things about it. I hope I'll have a chance to read it soon. Hopefully they'll publish it in my country with the original cover, because it's my favorite :)

    1. Fingers crossed that they will publish it in your country sooner than later! I've only heard great things from my friends as well. There are some really great times in the book emotionally and physically. There are some times where the book has a really cool format and the words paint a picture of sorts. The original cover is beautiful! Here's hoping you get that version as well! :)

      Thanks for stopping by Zhana! Hope to see you again! :)

      Genni @ Ready, Set, Read!