Welcome to another week of Tuesday Thingers! We always love to hear from regular participants as well as new people.
I was randomly (desperately searching) the site for something different and fun to look at this week, and I stumbled onto a few fun pages. One of them was a page that will show you “All Your Covers” by title, author, or date entered! Find it here. If the link doesn’t work (or if it takes you to MY covers), I found it by going to Tools (tab at far right), going down to number 9, and selecting the link for All Your Covers.
Questions: Do you have any missing covers (they show as a plain gray book)? Did you have a favorite view (title, author, date entered)? Do you have any favorite covers? If so, is there anything they have in common?
Here is a WebCapture pic of a screenful of my covers:
I changed my default cover to the decorative red, blue and brown covers, but yes, I do have quite a few. A lot are older books where I’m one of a small few LTers with that book and it’s long since out of print, so no cover is available. A lot of them are ARCs or self-published books and their covers haven’t been entered into the system yet. I have added a few covers to LT, but I’m too lazy to do it for all of them. Maybe if there’s no cover when I review them I’ll do fix their cover.
A very funny thing: As I was scrolling down through my covers to decide which screenful to use, my eye landed on a few covers and I thought, “Oooh! I want that book!” then said, “Duh! I have that book. I have all these books.”
As to whether I have favorite covers or views of all my covers, of course I have favorite covers ;-), but the views didn’t matter. I didn’t want to put a capture of the “by authors” view because I have a ton of Bentley Little, Stephen King, and C. S. Forester, so the books in those sections would have looked the same and my library uninteresting. Date added, though, may have been interesting, but I’m too lazy to go back and do it again.
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