Cover Geek #13: Popular Spine Colors

It's hard to get a rainbow shelf. There's not just the saturation problem stopping you from deciding where to put that neon book or that really really light pink, but also a significant lack of covers in certain colors. It's obvious that some colors are just more often used than others. So, today I'll be … Continue reading Cover Geek #13: Popular Spine Colors

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Cover Geek #9: The Birds on YA Covers

One of the most popular animals on YA book covers is a bird. There's something about birds, particularly black ones, that are a prominent recurring theme in many novels, predominantly fantasy. And so, for this week's Cover Geek, I thought we could focus on some covers with birds on them--of all types, graphic, photographed, etc. … Continue reading Cover Geek #9: The Birds on YA Covers

Cover Geek #4: Prettiest Purple Spines on Covers

I was color organizing my bookshelves a last week when I happened upon a conundrum. Out of my ~40 hardbound books, I have a whole shelf and a half of black-colored spines, a half shelf of rainbow/miscellaneous, and one full shelf of color order spines ranging from Fangirl to The Inexplicable Logic of My Life. … Continue reading Cover Geek #4: Prettiest Purple Spines on Covers

Cover Geek #3: Fifteen Fantastic Fonts on Book Covers

As an avid appreciator of fonts, being exposed to so many different type of fonts on book covers is like heaven to me (besides the fact that they're all books!) So, without further ado, here are some of my favorite fonts on book covers (in no particular order! A Step Towards Falling by Cammie McGovern This … Continue reading Cover Geek #3: Fifteen Fantastic Fonts on Book Covers

Cover Geek #1: An Ember in The Ashes Series by Sabaa Tahir

After finishing what is now one of my favorite fantasy series, Sabaa Tahir's An Ember in the Ashes and A Torch Against the Night, a few months ago in 2 DAYS, I was waiting & cyber-stalking Sabaa Tahir for news of the next book in the quartet. (If you haven't read the books, you should definitely … Continue reading Cover Geek #1: An Ember in The Ashes Series by Sabaa Tahir