Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Top 7 Cover Trends I Don't Like.. and 3 Covers I Love


Top Ten Tuesday is a feature of The Broke and the Bookish

I know we should never judge a book by it's cover, but what's up with...


Arise (Hereafter, #2)
Headless Women

Nearly Gone
Unnecessary Sexiness

Eleanor and Park
White-Washing

Everneath (Everneath, #1)
One-Word Titles (AND Headless!)

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
Boring & Non-Nondescript

Marked (House of Night, #1)
Black Like My Tortured Soul

Crash into You (Pushing the Limits, #3)
Cheesy With a Side of Extra Cheese


And Three I Love:
Fahrenheit 451 book design with a match in the cover and a striking surface on the spine.
Clever

beautiful
Understated

Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter" - Book Cover Redesign
Simplicity

*Please note that my critique of the cover has no reflection on my feelings regarding content.  

-Kate

1 comment:

  1. I am in love with that Fahrenheit 451 edition. I must own it. Unnecessary sexiness and whitewashing are definitely up there on my list of covers I dislike. My TTT

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