Orbit Books’ Creative Director explains how being a woman informs her approach to creating cover art. And the difference between being sexual and sexualized. Some of the covers shown… well, I would read them just because of the cover.
I kind of want to leave this issue right there, but read on for a few more links.
Tor.com’s list of Five Duelists You Should Never Challenge to a Fight (in other words, a short list of swashbuckling books). And yes, Inigo Montoya features!
20 bands that took their name from classical literature, on Mental Floss
And finally, for the home improvement reader (or secret passageway-loving reader): 10 Drool-worthy secret passageways, from Book Riot. So sexy.