For as many of my author friends who are ecstatic about the way their book covers turned out.. there must be someone in the wings feeling a bit put out.
Have you seen this story? Got to agree with the author on that one.
And then there's this one: Yikes.
There is even a contest for the worst covers. Here's the 2005 finalists.
Some bad book covers I found are funny because they're out dated: like these
and some I have to say I like, you know, for the art.