- Everyone Judges a Book By Its Cover—So Choose Wisely
Seeing cover images that are highly specific limit a story’s potential for me.When seen through a marketing lens, leaving the door open to interpretation is a more inclusive practice.
- My Self-Publishing Journey: Judging a Book by Its Cover
“Don’t expect to put every detail of your story on the cover," she say.
- Cover Reveal: 'Potato Pants!' by Laurie Keller
“The idea of how the story of Potato Pants!
- Book Cover Redesign: 'Just Not Ready Yet' by Brooklyn James
The title font immediately shows the reader that this story is going to be a fun, happy read.To submit a book for a free cover redesign, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cover Shots: A CBC Diversity Panel Discusses YA Book Jackets
She noted that sometimes books with covers that show “in-your-face” close-ups can turn away readers by taking them out of the story, suggesting that leaving some imaginative wiggle room in cover art can be a benefit.
- To Boost Sales, Japanese Bookseller Kinokuniya Experiments With New Book Covers
“We’re trying to be proactive to get people to read comics.”Correction: An earlier version of this story gave an inaccurate number of variant covers for Murakami prose works, as well as giving an incorrect number of Kinokuniya stores.
- Coalition of Individuals, Literary Organizations Issues Demands to Tattered Cover
PW was unable to obtain comment from Tattered Cover representatives by press time.Bummi Ishola's professional credentials and connection to Denver's literary community were added to this story.
- Mr. Natural Returns with ‘R. Crumb: The Complete Record Cover Collection’
In a phone interview with him from his home in France, PW Comics World talked to Crumb about compiling the collection and to his wife, Aline, about Drawn Together, a book of their collaborative comics stories coming from W.
- Cover Reveal: Mildred D. Taylor Bids Farewell to the Logans
I think it is miraculous how a designer can come up with a cover concept that captures the story so perfectly, as is the case here.
- Letter from the Editors: Covering Sexual Abuse in the Book Business
As a trade publication covering the book business, we at Publishers Weekly are typically focused on reporting stories that show how the industry ticks—book deals, personnel moves, acquisitions, financial results, hot books, and new technology developments are all under our purview.
- Cover Reveal: Book 1 of Scholastic’s New 39 Clues-Style Series
Five books written by five different authors will each follow every few months, with Dashner, who has outlined the overall story arc, returning for the seventh and final volume in March 2014.
- My Self-Publishing Journey: Sailing My Indie Ship and Cover Reveal
(Click here to see a larger version of the cover.)Creating the cover was an intense labor of love for my cover designer, Suzanne Dubose, and me.
- Alex Gino Debuts New Title and Cover for Groundbreaking Trans Novel
Redesigning the cover was comparably easy.
- A Clean Well-Lighted Benefit for the Tattered Cover Raises $10K
(Hint: if you wondered what it would be like to take Joe Kavalier to school for show and tell, this story is not to be missed.)
- Cover Reveal: 'Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise' by David Ezra Stein
He noted that within the story, “it’s almost like hide-and-seek between the chicken and elephant, so it’s got that tantalizing ‘come and find me’ thing going on on the cover.”