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If you paid a visit to The Story Siren or The Book Smugglers yesterday, you may have already spotted this lovely little gem: But let me tell you what makes this cover particularly interesting to me. I mean, besides the fact that yeah, it does make me want to read its summary: I love the … Continue reading »


Well, well, well. What do we have here? Oh, this little beauty. Yesterday, Making The Grade did a cover reveal for Trish Doller’s upcoming Where the Stars Still Shine. And it is quite shiny indeed! Today on TCG I have two lovely and insightful interviews with none other than the author herself, as well as her fabulous cover … Continue reading »


Have you ever found yourself sitting in a room and listening intently to a discussion, then have your attention completely derailed when you become fixated on an object? Unfortunately, it happens to me all the time. Fortunately, it happened when I saw the spine of Andrew Smith’s upcoming novel, Winger. Spines don’t often get a lot … Continue reading »


It’s not often that I photograph books here on the blog, but when I do, I feel like I’m giving each book its own little fashion show. This immediately reminds me of Mindy Kaling’s character on The Office being super annoying when she chants, “Fashion show at lunch!” Today I’m rolling out the red carpet … Continue reading »


Hear ye, hear ye! For those of you who thought I had dropped off the face of the planet, IN YOUR FACE!!! I actually haven’t, but things have been busy around these parts. But I’m back for the moment and I’ve got more YA covers for you to look at, of course. Y’know, like this one! … Continue reading »


Step 1: Check out the Bookmark Binge feature on a lovely new-to-me-blog, Young Adult Anonymous. Step 2: Stare a little longer at new-to-me cover for Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park. Step 2.5: Stare a little more. Step 3: Realize that this is the same author of Attachments, the same book that’s been given high praise from two … Continue reading »


What do you get when you cross big bold colors, 80′s retro typefaces and 8-bit graphics? You get the kinda face of a YA cover that’s a little hard to ignore: Ready Player One by Ernie Cline. When I first saw this cover, I initially thought to myself, “Man, I think I love this because I’m … Continue reading »


Hear ye, hear ye! No seriously, have y’all heard about the book, The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse? To be perfectly honest, when Courtney Summers told me about this cover art on Twitter, the first thing I thought was, “What?” The second thing I thought was, “That’s some crazybusiness.” And then when I finally decided to act … Continue reading »


My opinion of faces on covers hasn’t always been a positive one, and not much has managed to change my opinion over the past few years, either. It takes a certain type of cover with a certain type of face to grab my attention. Recently, that certain type of cover was Siobhan Vivian’s The List. The … Continue reading »


Yesterday’s post featured the beautiful illustrated hardcover and paperback artwork for Corey Whaley’s Where Things Come Back. Today, Corey was kind enough to stop by TCG for an interview! Welcome, Corey! TCG: I think there’s some sort of homing device that’s been implanted in my brain that immediately draws me to illustrated covers. WTCB’s hardcover … Continue reading »