Thorn and the Blossom, The: A Two-Sided Love Story
Publish date: January 1st 2012
Publisher: Quirk Books
Edition language: English
Like most other readers, I was drawn to this little book by the format: an accordion book with the same story from two different perspectives printed on either side of the pages, so that you can start from either direction and get a different version. How cool is that? Answer: very cool. The story...
This was so good and so cute. Go check it out!!
Let me start by saying that I love Quirk Books. They do a lot of unique and interesting things with the books they choose to publish. I've long said that working at Quirk would be my dream job, especially after I got to meet a few members of their tiny staff during grad school. Unfortunately, that s...
I like the idea, but the execution is pretty superficial. In ebook format, the novelty element of the print book is missing, leaving just bare bones of a story.
One cannot discuss The Thorn and the Blossom and not discuss the book’s format. Reading it takes some adjustments, as without a traditional spine, it is all too easy to let the book open up completely, exposing all of its accordion pages. Once a reader gets the hang of holding the book and reading i...
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