October | 2010 | | Page 2

Polka dots and stripes aren’t something I’ve seen very much on YA covers, so when I saw John Boyne’s The Boy in the Striped Pajamas on the shelf, I couldn’t help but stop and take a second glance. The light … Continue reading

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I’m going to try something a little out of character here. I’ve had my mind on a cover-related issue for the past two weeks…Yes, I actually think about these type of things. For weeks. Rather than post a bunch of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized Tagged discussion

Because those bathroom sign gender symbols never get old for clever covers. Even in YA.

Posted in cell coverage Tagged symbols

I have to admit that one of my favorite things about posting on this blog is the amount of research involved. I could honestly spend hours upon hours looking at covers, researching authors, and digging up information on designers, illustrators … Continue reading

Posted in artist abbreviated

I’ve seen this cover for Ednah Walters’ Awakened floating around the internet, and at first I thought I’d keep my opinions to myself about it. Then I saw it on a blog for the billionth time and figured I’d put my … Continue reading

Posted in what were YA thinkin?

There’s something to be said about a novel whose cover can stand the test of time. Timeless covers like those that grace the face of To Kill A Mockingbird and A Clockwork Orange can be re-designed again and again and … Continue reading

Posted in cover love Tagged cover love, genius, mood

Confessions of a Bookaholic and A Life Bound By Books are currently accepting entries for their Haunted Halloween cover contest. While I’m not really a designer (yet I still have the gall to critique cover art), I thought I’d try my … Continue reading

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I know this feature is called Cover Love, but I think you’ll quickly see that this post is far beyond cover love, folks. It’s coverlust in the most purest of forms. It’s so lusty* that I might even have to … Continue reading

Posted in cover love Tagged cover love, creepiness factor, eye candy, lusty, mood, texture