Wow! I can see I've gotten lucky with my mass markets. Maybe it's because I scan more nonfiction than fiction. Mayrie, have you noticed any pattern with the publisher or imprint of books that have writing too close to the spine? Monica Willyard "The best way to predict the future is to create it." -- Peter Drucker To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.