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


Cover Geek #12: Block Letters

Remember all those fancy script fonts and intricate serif fonts all over YA covers? Well, this week we'll be shedding light on a less popular font type: blocky, sans serif letters. Although they're not as elegant or intricate as other fonts, they have wonderful usage and aren't always just boring chunky blocks. They can work … Continue reading Cover Geek #12: Block Letters

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