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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Cover Love


 I just came across this and was intrigued so I thought that I would share it.  I found a UK cover of The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan that I thought resembled Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma. What do you think?  I wonder what goes into cover design.  I knew that some indie books used stock photos but I always thought that the bigger publishing houses used original photos for cover art.  Which use of the heart do you like better?

9 comments:

Joy (joyous reads) said...

Whoa. I've never seen that cover before! I do love that series. I'm still trying to toughen up before I read Forbidden :) Thanks for sharing!

RoGoodman said...

I think Forbidden's cover stands out more. The Dark and Hollow Places cover is dreary looking, too blah with the gray on gray.

Lenmeo said...

I like them both :-)

Heather said...

As a cover designer I started realizing that even the big publishers use stock photos. In fact, most covers are stock photos now days. A good designer is able to alter it enough that you'll never see another like it though. Unfortunately in this case, they didn't.

Susan Bennett said...

I prefer the black and white. It makes me feel desolate. Very evocative.

anarchist said...

Hi,

Apologies for the off-topic comment, but I couldn't find a contact email for you.

I recently put out an ebook of my writing, called The New Death and others. It's a collection of short pieces, mostly dark fantasy.

I was wondering if you'd be interested in doing a review on your blog.

If so, please email me: news@apolitical.info. Let me know what file format is easiest for you, and I'll send you a free copy.

You can download a sample from the ebook's page on Smashwords:

http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/92126

I'm also happy to do interviews, guest posts, or giveaways. Just let me know what you'd prefer.

Yours,
James.

Chayse Sundt said...

I think the heart on the dark and hollow places is better....new follower so come follow me at bookreaper.blogspot.com

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