How many times have we heard that cliche? Don't judge a book by its cover. Don't judge someone by how they look on the outside. Don't judge a situation when you don't have all the information.
This is great advice for life situations, but when it comes to choosing books, we, as readers, are tremendously shallow, because we have to be. We browse books selectively, automatically putting aside anything that doesn't fit our visual requirements. Unless you show up at the bookstore or log