Everyone who's ever read a Sweet Valley High book is talking about the return of the perfect size-six teens -- now downsized to size FOURS, since apparently size six is now gargantuan. The books are being reissued with some tweaks to "modernize" them.
I don't know about the new covers, either. I already miss the somewhat creepy, already too quaint even when they were released oil painting-style covers.
Related: My book club recently read "Forever" by Judy Blume (no, we are not 12, it was a retro nod to our shared womanly sex-book-stealing-from-big-sis pasts) and I was so disappointed to see that the elegant cover with Katherine's face in the locket had been replaced by a goony cover shot of two pairs of legs on a bed. This article investigates YA book covers throughout the ages. (Via FSHK and other friends.)