December 29, 2014 • Cee • Design

yabccawards

Before I talk about how you can vote, I shall talk about what the YA Book Cover Choice Awards is. Very simple. I love book covers, especially YA ones, and was sadden that there weren’t any posts celebrating the awesomeness of them. The YA Book Cover Choice Awards (aka YABCCAwards) aim to honor 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).

We’ve finally reached the voting process! YEEEEEEEE.

Sorry for the belatedness of this post. I had meant to get it up right after Christmas, but I got sidetracked because y’know, family, the holiday spirit, and all. And then having to narrow all the choices down to ten and putting together the images and figuring out html coding, eeeeeeeeeek. But voila! Better late than never, they say!

I put a lot of effort in creating this, so you better appreciate it. ;)

What You Need To Know

  • This is the semi-finals. (This will determine the five books that will make it to the final voting.)
  • These covers were all reader nominated.
  • Vote for the cover you believe should win each category because it’s superior and prettier than the others.
  • Judge base on the covers. Not what’s in the book.
  • You’re only allowed to vote for up to THREE covers.
  • If you click on the pictures, it will pop up a bigger image. If you want a bigger picture, click on the links in the Google Docs poll.
  • When you click on the category links below, it’ll take you directly to that category.
  • If you have questions or need clarifications, feel free to ask them and I will answer. :)
  • Voting starts Monday, December 29, 2014 and ends Saturday, January 2, 2015 11:59 PM PST.
  • Last but not least, have fun! Share this with friends and force them to vote!
Big Special Thanks To These Awesome People!
I want to thank Charlotte for everything she’s done to help me make this post; Georgie, Morgan, Jacquelyn, Sara, Audris, Jessica, and Stacee for taking pictures of the spine and interior design of the books; and everybody who nominated book covers. You are amazing. <3

CATEGORIES

Best Typography | Best Minimalist | Best Illustrated | Best Use of Colors |
Best Photograph | Best Mixed Media | Best Face/Headshot | Best Hair | Best Dressed | Best Couple | Best Scenery/Landscape | Best Foreign Cover | Biggest Letdown | Best Spine Design |
Best Interior Design | Best Series Covers | Best Overall |

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BEST TYPOGRAPHY

Vote for the Best Typography Cover Here!

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BEST MINIMALIST

Vote for the Best Minimalist Cover Here!

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BEST ILLUSTRATED

Vote for the Best Illustrated Cover Here!

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BEST USE OF COLORS

Vote for the Best Use of Colors Cover Here!

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BEST PHOTOGRAPH

Vote for the Best Photograph Cover Here!

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BEST MIXED MEDIA

Vote for the Best Mixed Media Cover Here!

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BEST FACE/HEADSHOT

Vote for the Best Face/Headshot Cover Here!

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BEST HAIR

Vote for the Best Hair Cover Here!

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BEST DRESSED

Vote for the Best Dressed Cover Here!

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BEST COUPLE

Vote for the Best Couple Cover Here!

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BEST SCENERY/LANDSCAPE

Vote for the Best Scenery/Landscape Cover Here!

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BEST FOREIGN

Vote for the Best Foreign Cover Here!

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BIGGEST LETDOWN

Vote for the Biggest Letdown Cover Here!

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BEST SPINE DESIGN

 
talon - julie kagawa
 
hexed 
the winners curse 
 
a mad wicked folly
 
 

*Click on the book covers, and you will see the spine design.

Vote for the Best Spine Design Here!

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BEST INTERIOR DESIGN

 
 
 
 
 

*Click on the book covers, and you will see the interior design.

Vote for the Best Interior Design Here!

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BEST SERIES COVERS

 
mortal heart
 
handful 
ignite me - tahereh mafi 
 
Endsinger - Jay Kristoff
Cress - Marissa Meyer 
Blue Lily - Maggie Stiefvater 
throne of glass series - sarah j. maas 
Vote for the Best Series Covers Here!

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BEST OVERALL COVER

Vote for the Best Overall Cover Here!
Go forth and vote! Campaign for your favorite covers! Get your friends in on the awesome book covers!

 

18 Responses to “2014 YA Book Cover Choice Awards Semi-Finals Voting Begins!”

  1. This was so much fun!! Thanks for putting all the time and effort into making this awesome awards. I loved getting to vote for all the pretty covers, because who doesn’t love judging a book by its cover?

  2. Some of these categories were a lot harder to vote for than I thought they would be! There’s too many pretties.

  3. Missie says:

    This was so much fun! Thank you for organizing this, can’t wait to see the results!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings
    Enter my blog birthday giveaway!

  4. Katherine says:

    This was really fun! I even added a few of the books to my TBR after seeing the beautiful covers.

  5. Voted! What an awesome idea, too! :)

  6. Chiara says:

    Awh yeah, all of my nominations made it *dances* GO FORTH AND WIN MY PRETTIES

  7. Kaja says:

    I voted :) Great choices, it was difficult to decide sometimes!

  8. Voted :)

    I loved this, it was really fun! I’m excited for the results!

  9. Natalie says:

    This was so much fun and I discovered some new beauties through this that I’ll have to check out! Thank you :)

  10. Octavia says:

    Oh my gosh this was such fun!! I felt like a true rebel judging a book solely by it’s cover!

  11. Barbara says:

    Wow! Great and unique categories, I think this was so much fun! Fantastic idea!

  12. YES! I love these :) Awesome categories and so much fun having to decide!!!

  13. Megan says:

    The last category… THREE OPTIONS IS UNFAIR AND YOU KNOW IT, CEE. *weeps* I’m not lying when I say I spent at least 10 minutes contemplating which three covers to pick out of the 10 listed there. x_x Looking forward to the finale!

  14. The only downside to this was that now there are more books I want to read! LOL


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