Book Cover Reviews: All Things Cease to Appear

The recently published All Things Must Cease by Elizabeth Brundage is a dark, riveting, beautifully written book—by “a brilliant novelist,” according to Richard Bausch—that combines noir and the gothic in a story about two families entwined in their own unhappiness, with, at its heart, a gruesome and unsolved murder.

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Book Covers - US vs UK

Every now and again we take time to compare covers from the UK and the US. Last time we we looked at V.E. Schwab's book A Gathering of Shadows. This time we have a bumper collection for you. In all cases the US versions are on the left. Share your analysis in the comments.

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Book Cover Reviews: We've Already Gone This Far

As regulars on this site will know, sometimes I like to write about some of my favorite recent book cover designs.

Today, I'm admiring this beauty from Lucy Kim for Patrick Dacey's We've Already gone This Far. Lucy is a New York based designer working for Henry Holt. Prior to that, Lucy was at Penguin Group for 14 years.

 

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Judging Presidential Candidates by their book covers

At time of writing, there are five candidates in the running to become the next President of the United States of America. The internet is crawling with pundits offering their advice on who we should chose and why. But no one seems to have judged them by their book covers. Until now. In this article we throw party politics to one side, avoid debating whether America needs to be 'great again', or 'whole again' and focus on the one thing that truly matters – the quality of their book covers.

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Old Baggage

It took most of her life, but Elizabeth Donovan has finally had enough. After years of a difficult marriage, she has finally fought back. She had no choice but to leave the life behind and face the secret from her youth. The old life doesn’t want to let go, as she stumbles into the mystery that involves her deeper than she ever could imagine.

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Designing Books of the Future: Visual Editions

In yesterday’s blog post, I talked about the future of ebooks and noted that “sound business propositions will continue to grow, and well written, well edited and presented ebooks will continue to sell well”... In this post I wanted to highlight a London, UK-based book publisher who are looking to the future, producing premium physical books, but also creating innovating in the ebook space.

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