Try not to judge these books by their covers! Readers share the VERY baffling titles they’ve come across – including a bizarre sea-themed romp called Someone To Cuttle
- Social media users from around the world shared cringeworthy book covers
- One bizarre novel’s jacket shows a woman ‘falling in love’ with coronavirus
- Another strange fiction is humorously called The Dragon With The Girl Tattoo
- One odd book cover features an illustration of the Pope with a giant head
As the old saying goes, you should never judge a book by its cover.
However, you’ll find it extremely difficult not to when looking at these cringeworthy titles.
The collection of hysterical book covers from around the world, collated by Bored Panda from a Reddit community, include a romance novel called Kissing The Coronavirus and another steamy book called Prehistoric Passion from Mars.
Other bizarre books included a memoir called How I Went to Asia for a Colonoscopy and Stayed for Love, while the cover of David Bussell’s But… You’re a Horse, appears to show a horse with arms embracing a woman in a peculiar romance.
Here, FEMAIL shares some of the strangest book covers that left people wondering how on earth they made it to the shelves.
You’ll find it extremely difficult not to judge these books by their covers, including one bizarre pandemic-themed romance novel called Kissing the Coronavirus
The book covers from around the word, collated by Bored Panda, included Arizonan author David Gilmore’s memoir How I Went to Asia for a Colonoscopy and Stayed for Love
Another novel was titled The Dragon with the Girl Tattoo, a book by British author Adam Roberts seemingly inspired by Stieg Larsson’s hit novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
One steamy American book that left many people baffled was called Prehistoric Passion from Mars, and featured a woman, a dinosaur and an alien on the strangely designed cover
The cover of American satire book How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety and Abstinence, Drugs, Satanism, and Other Dangers that Threaten Their Nine Lives also left people in stitches
Oh the irony! Another book by American author Amy E. Arntson surprised readers after it promised to share the basics of graphic design
There’s something fishy about this one! American author Luna Loupe specialises in unusual erotica – with her novel Someone to Cuttle telling the story between a human and three shapeshifting cuttlefish
Many of the bizarre book covers include animals, such as equine flick But… You’re a Horse, which shows a pony snuggling up with a woman in a night-gown
Is THAT Pope Francis? The book cover for American author Stephanie Spinner will surely leave children with nightmares after the religious leader was depicted as having a giant bobblehead
Having a ball! The playful illustrations on the cover of American book Balls Can be a Boy’s Best Friend left some social media users giggling
Lawrence Ambrose’s Divided Worlds books appear to be about a woman living among mythical creatures, who also like garden tools
Anyone who was wondering how to teach their dog about communism have the answer with this Portuguese book, How To Talk With Your Dog About Homosexuality And Communism
Not a happy puppy! The novel Goodbye, Testicles aimed to educate children about why their pet have to go to the vet to be neutered
That’s not how I remember it! The terrifying book cover for Ben Mund’s The Very Hungry Cthulhupillar is sure to give your children with nightmares
I’d rather not! The book jacket for Perry Stone’s novel Dancing with Snowmen left some social media users horrified after the cartoon characters were given lifelike faces
Not quite like Twilight! One hilarious book, called Mom is Dating Weird Wayne, by Mary Jane Auch, from New York, shows a child terrified of their mother’s new vampire boyfriend
Norman Boutin’s Empress Theresa cover looks as though it was drawn as part of a GCSE art exam