Had to check out (mostly as a diversionary tactic from writing) Amazon’s recently unveiled list of its most popular authors. It didn’t take me long to stop paying attention to names – especially once I realized I’d only read two of the Top 10 – and turn to the faces.
A bit of studying (remember, I’m supposed to be writing, so this allowed me a delicious postponement) shows that by and large, the men are serious unto scowly and the women are smiling. Not across the board, of course. Thank you, Laura Lippman, for looking every bit as determined as your accidental PI, Tess Monaghan. And Rick Riordan positively glows with goodwill, while even Bill O’Reilly sports a bit of a smirk.
And speaking of pinups, two words:
That is all.
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