Monday, September 17, 2012

Blue Monday: Under the Sea

If it's Monday, it's time for...


If you love to read about the ocean or fantasy stories about mermaids, you may want to investigate the Under the Sea Giveaway Blog Hop, going on through Sept. 20th and hosted by I Am A Reader, Not A Writer.


Inspired by some of the gorgeous sea-themed book covers I came across while exploring the hop (any of which you might win if you participate), I present my favorite underwater-inspired pins. If you're anything of a reader of YA books, you'll recognize that once one or two bestsellers in the genre start a theme (red dresses, white dresses, the lip close-up, hand-holding or, in this case, mermaids), it spreads like wildfire...er, wild water. See, for example, Jillian Audrey's analysis.

You can see my previous underwater-themed Blue Monday post HERE.



The deep sea blue of this cover and the little bit of golden highlights in the cover model's hair could have been  the inspiration behind this little gem.



I've been wanting to read Forgive My Fins by Tera Lynn Childs for years now, but I never have. A touch of blue on the lips, shades of blue on the eyes...



...could have inspired this look...



...or this.










2 comments:

Angel said...

Wow! Such great picks, and I've been wanting to read Forgive My Fins for a while now.

Erin O'Riordan said...

Me too. My TBR list is scandalously long. People need to stop writing so many good books. (No, not really. Keep 'em coming.)