OK I haven't posted in a while. It's been a slow reading month.
Meanwhile, someone else has blogged about the butt shot cover trend – juno books:
"We having nothing against bums on covers…But we feel there are issues that should be addressed: Are there too many paranormal tuchas out there? Have artists gone haunch happy? Can you be a successful urban fantasy series with only frontals? Are rumps de rigieur for success these days? Does “kickassitude” mean ass must be portrayed at some point? "