Judging A Book

Judging A Book By Its Cover: Inside the Villains

This is my weekly post where I highlight beautiful books from my collection. We all judge book covers to some extent (don’t lie, you totally do!) I created this feature to showcase and admire the art and design elements of some of the books I own. If covers didn’t matter, publishers wouldn’t make so many wonderful editions!

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Life of a Book Hoarder

Who’s Bad?

I don’t know about you, but I love a well-written villain. Whether or not I’m rooting for the “bad guy” I want them to be evil, but with a purpose, with motivation! I can’t stand those antagonists that are just “evil” – they do bad things because they’re bad people and our heroes need to defeat them! Oh please, no one is inherently bad, and the antagonists in the books we read shouldn’t be either. I just wanted to write a little appreciation post for those antagonists we all love to hate (or love to love!).

I couldn’t possibly name all the antagonists I appreciate, but I wanted to highlight just a few, in no particular order.

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