Curse of the Spider King is co-authored by Wayne Thomas Batson and Christopher Hopper, and it is book one in a series titled "The Berinfell Prophecies."
Judging a book by its cover is a natural and logical tool of every book buyer . Most avid readers will have bought books simply because of their cover art at least a few times in their life. Heck, that's how I found Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card, and that was one of the greatest fictional finds of my life.
Still, how often have we picked up a book with a captivating cover, and frowned as we trudge our way through...maybe not even finishing the story.
And then that begs even more questions...how many imaginative feasts do we skim over because the cover art doesn't meet the fancy of our eye?
And that begs an even further question...how often have we read a book, and once finished, look at the cover art and say aloud, "Tis a mismatch!" Well, likely we've never said it in those exact words (I certainly haven't), but one gets the point.
So, back to the Curse of the Spider King, what does this cover tell you about the story within? Having not read the story, this is what the cover tells me:
-Fantasy, Humor (the way the men look riding on the spiders), Tolkienesque, fairy tale, young adult/teen, slightly whimsical (because of the font).