Confessions of a Book Cover Lover
Ok, so I’ll admit it, I do judge a book by its cover- but my initial reaction isn’t always binding (ha!). I’ve learned that books, much like people, “dress” a certain way to attract those who share their interests. A science-fiction book’s cover has a certain visual parlance that lets readers know other-worldly happenings are bound between its pages. Chick-lit, biographies, children’s books and almost all other categories have their own book-cover language as well (not to mention different eras- holla at vintage Penguins). Here are a few book-cover designers I am particularly enamored by. Let me know what you think!