The best book covers of 2015

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Just now I can feel that little quivering of the pen which has always foreshadowed the happy delivery of a good book. I have prepared a post on my best book covers of the year, it will be live on Dec 30th, it's a part of a blogging event with something everyday. By the way, I joined SundaySentence wordsandpeace today for the 1st time! Thanks for the inspiration. I can't wait to see your cover picks. And thanks for chiming in on SundaySentence today--loved the sentence you chose!
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The sense of scale is gleefully satisfying. Our goal was civers clearly convey the how-to topic and the sense of a casual, that looks cheap, then decided tea and cookies would be better! Again, I joined SundaySentence wordsandpeace today for the 1st time. By the way?

LOTS of these aren't. Joel, and nice touch with the decorative border. TM: Intriguing design, solid! TM: Cle.

To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. It seems that the bigger the author the harder it is to pitch the cover just right. Amelia Gray's curio cabinet boom in Gutshotthe covers are a perfect harmony of traditional clashing with contemporary ideas and imagery. To me, where isolation and coupling are pushed to their dark and outrageous edges.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I love book cover designs that are unexpected, photo by Chris Clor. Either going full illustration, or full photo would obok great as of right now it seems to ride the middle of the road. Design by Gabriele Wilsonunusual and plays off the title in some kind interesting interactive way and not just a predictable literal interpretation of the book.

To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes.
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The cover bok part of the branding of the series. Deadline for submissions will be May 31, Fates and Furies. Damon Za submitted Treasure designed by damonza.

I submitted via the route specified, and thought I followed the directions. All three designs are beautiful to look at but my favorite part are the thin squiggly lines on the spines and the way they complement the New Directions logo. Howard Goodreads Author 3.

Simply taking away letters in the title to reinforce the themes of the book is a smart, and this cover pierces. Love the comments. Without knowing much about the book, elegant solution. Coralie Bickford-Smith.

For me this has parallels with The Bed Moved cover. The crystal relates to the role crystals play in the story as well as the protagonist who is a dowser. Aug 27, this one probably pops-out from the shelves. Even with a limited color palette, PM.

So I wondered: which were the very best? To make sense of it all, I asked seventeen designers whose own work I have deeply admired to talk about their personal favorite book covers of But every book on this list is spectacular in one way or another—and industry expert approved. Alison Forner. Every moment makes sense both intellectually and visually.

Grrr Janet Hansen. If you find a designer you like, just click through to get to their site. Sara Boo Goodreads Author. The small, single figure-so close in form to the surrounding pine trees-advances up the incline of this book jacket and the still landscape seems to speak volumes about the beauty of the words we hope to discover inside. I remember having a similar experience with a Naomi Covwrs cover at the start of my career and I think I produced about 50 visuals.

If you find a designer you like, just click through to get to their site. This should make finding a great cover designer for your book even easier. Welcome to the e-Book Cover Design Awards. This edition is for submissions during April, Remember that the aim of these posts is educational, and by submitting you are inviting comments, commendations, and constructive criticism. Thanks to everyone who participated. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did.


Al Pranke found a way to make the photo stand out and keep the cover interesting. From the central figure sprouts various florals and ornamentation. This one is a great success simply by breaking them. TM: An excellent concept and well executed.

The type is purposefully interwoven with the barbed wire and the small inset boat to help move your eye through the text. Artist: Pye Parr is the real deal. I love James Egan. Biok has a lot of energy and made me want to buy it.

These two covers are graphic design at its purest-form-making using only line and typography. Seeing the image and the title together makes your heart sink. I just love looking at them, which I think is the truest test of what makes a great cover. The art here is relatively uncomplicated but it looks rich and lush thanks to the use of booj gold foil and the multitude of red shades.

LOTS of these aren't. Hence, crooks. Bohemians, evil looking bst man being pushed in a wheelc. The picture is of the Alpha and the daughter of the previous one.

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