The Cover Cafe 2007 contest is open for voting. There are seven categories and ten finalists per category. Go on over and vote for the best covers in 2007.
Little, Brown (and not Penguin UK) did some “extensive market research” to ascertain why US mega bestseller Nora Roberts isn’t making the same waves in the UK. Apparently it is the covers. The focus group readers said that the covers were too old and didn’t represent the “strong female characters” ... more >
"A book’s cover is absolutely the single most important thing about the physical object that is a book.” – Betsy Groban, Little, Brown and Company, Inc. (login required). The cover of your book is the single most important promotional element. – Dick Claassen, Editor Awe-struck books. I bought Dark Lover ... more >
Stephen King has been raving about Mischa Berlinski's debut novel, Fieldwork, but berating the publisher for chosing a terrible cover. King says the cover is akin to demanding people not buy the book. It’s hard to tell from the blurry trees that this is a thriller set in Thailand. It ... more >