Allyn Gibson wrote:
Margaret described her cover philosophy at Shore Leave last year thusly: For her books, she wants covers that don't obviously look like Star Trek covers, that someone can read on the New York subway and not be embarassed by.
That's odd, seeing as none of these covers are very subtle about their association with Star Trek.
Also, what is there to be embarrassed about?...
... especially on the New York subway, where I think I would have to read aloud in my most horrendous French accent while doing a jig for anyone to so much as bat an eyelash.