Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover?

Cozy mystery writers, if you want me to read your book, just put a really cute cat on the cover.

Seriously, there are probably dozens of interesting books I’d like on NetGalley but as soon as I see a book with a cute kitty on the cover I’m like


I guess I’m judging a book by its cover, huh?


2 thoughts on “Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover?

  1. This is true though. Most of the time, if a cat is on the cover of a cozy mystery, I just borrow it from the library without bothering to read the synopsis. I feel like I’m also more likely to give the book an extra star if the cat in the story is especially charming and savvy at sleuthing…or you know, just for being present in the story.


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