Get your judging hats on because it’s that beautiful time of the year!
The third annual YA Book Cover Choice Awards is back at The Novel Hermit!
The YA Book Cover Choice Awards (aka YABCCAwards) aim to honor and appreciate all the wonderful (and not-so wonderful) book covers that were published in the past year. It will be nominated and voted by readers (à la Goodreads Choice Awards and the *Book Shimmy* Awards) for the best cover design in each categories. It’s time to judge a book by its cover!
You can look at here at the previous YA Book Cover Choice Awards to get an idea of what to expect, but essentially:
- Anybody can participate.
- The books have to be published in 2016.
- NOMINATE AND VOTE ONLY BASED ON THE COVER DESIGN (unless it’s interior design). (“Judge a book by its cover” applies here. Don’t nominate or vote books because you like the author or the content of the book. That’s not what this awards for.)
- ALWAYS READ THE RULES.
- For your reference, here is a gallery of books published in 2016! But on nomination day, I will provide a spreadsheet that breaks down all the covers into each category to streamline everything.
The tentative schedule is:
- Thursday, November 10, 12 AM (PST) to Friday, November 18, 11:59 PM (PST): Nominations!
- Tuesday, November 22, 12 AM (PST) to Monday, November 28, 11:59 PM (PST): Semi-finals round!
- Friday, December 2, 12 AM (PST) to Friday, December 9, 11:59 PM (PST): Final round!
- Final results post: Tuesday, December 13.
I think that should cover it. ;D If you have questions, feel free to ask in the comments, or you can catch me on Twitter with the hashtag #YABCCAwards!
(*The book in the banner is credited to freepik.)