Of course you should judge a book by it’s cover. You ain’t got all the time in the world to read every single book. It’s why Robert Heinlein books all look the same so you don’t accidentally read one.
On the other hand when I mentioned anthropology he promptly named its place in the Dewey Decimal system. My brother comes home so tired he forgets what plates are, but he can tell you exactly where books about plates would be.
This is actually untrue, I pulled to the 900’s when I should have pulled to the 300’s, and I stewed about that for a while before realizing that archaeology is in the 900’s. In any case, the conversation turned into this:
Megan: Where could I find a book on cats?
Megan: Where could I find a book on dogs?
Megan: Where could I find a book on bunnies?
Megan: Where could I find a happy book about bunnies that go to the moon?
I literally follow my brother around the house asking where random topics are in the library and he never fails. Not even on stuff like “butts.”
queer authors: make all your characters queer. every single one of them. leave no room for alternate cishet interpretations. make straight people uncomfortable. let them cry about how unrealistic it is that no one is cishet. bottle their tears and pour them over your morning pancakes. savor the taste of their discomfort.