While it's true you can't judge a book by it's cover, it's often the very thing that draws us in.
It could be lovely patterns or designs that beckon us.
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Even if it's in another language and we can't read it, good design is always good design.
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Beautiful illustrations don't hurt either.
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Curious subjects can also pique our interest.
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Some books take us back to our youth.
I loved Pippi Longstocking as a child!
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The Boxcar Children was another personal favorite :>).
Whatever draws us in, books are clearly one of life's simple pleasures and enjoyable pastimes.