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I admit I’m a book cover snob. Who isn’t though?
Book covers are the first thing that attracts readers to a book. A good cover can draw someone is, just as a bad cover can easily draw someone away. It can essentially make or break a book. Holy, Mother Cover! is where I showcase the book covers that stand out (or make me cringe) and discuss cover changes.
What can you do with an anthology cover? Well, you can do many things.
One of the many things I love about anthologies are the covers.There’s a connected theme inside the stories of the anthologies, and I just love that it’s reflected on the cover. Cover designers can go many ways with it, and in these batch of covers I’ve put together, you see ones with gorgeous typography, excellent attention to detail, illustrations, and so much more.
Let’s check out those covers!
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Best YA anthology cover? It’s really hard to choose. I love: the illustrations of My True Love Gave to Me, Summer Days and Summer Nights, and Monstrous Affections; the typography and detail of A Tyranny of Petticoats, Rags & Bones, and Unnatural Creatures; and the cleverness of Zombies vs. Unicorns and Open Mic.