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Can I please get a show of hands for all of those completely embarrassed by these Teenagers About to Make Out covers?



Never mind that Rich and Mad looks like a book that was published in the early nineties. That guy looks like he’s about to give her mouth to mouth, not give her a Kiss She’ll Never Forget. It also doesn’t help that its design scheme makes it looks like it belongs in one of these:


Then there are the covers that capture the steamy, just-about-to-kiss moments quite perfectly:


While a reader might be drawn to a cover where some teens are about to get into some serious tonsil-hockey, I’ll be the patron at the bookstore covering up this book with To Kill A Mockingbird to spare myself the onslaught of judgment.

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Bryan Williams