I can’t seem to get the hookah girl just right despite a great deal of trying. The cover design process seems to be going backwards, not forwards, or at best in circles. Very frustrating. All I wanted was a thoughtful-looking, tasteful silhouette of a girl smoking a hookah against a background of deepening twilight. Not sure how it all got so complicated.

I’ve put together this alternative cover design to use in case we just really can’t get anything else together. I can actually see it being the cover if nothing else works out — I don’t hate it. Let me know what you think!

Here’s another one, for those who like to get all political ‘n stuff. I don’t really like it, but thought I’d throw it up here for giggles: