Page Sixer Paula Froelich has a book coming out called Mercury in Retrograde ("chick lit"). The current cover, pictured, is rather serene. But the original cover, pictured below, was more DYNAMIC:

Liz Smith reports:

The artist Marisa Marchetto drew likenesses of "Penelope" and "Lena" and they are on MySpace and Twitter feeds. But for "Lena," the author used a picture from her own 30th birthday party and added the hair of true-life glamour girl Cornelia Guest.

The original, rejected cover (below) was by Chip Kidd, one of the most famed and prolific book jacket designers eva.