Monday, April 25, 2011
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Here are some YA covers that focus simply on their title:
Fallout by Ellen Hopkins
(Margaret K. McElderry Books; September, 2010)
Karma by Cathy Ostlere (Razorbill; March, 2011)
The contrasting colors draw the eye to the title, but a closer look reveals profiles of a couple in the scrollwork below it.
7 Kinds of Ordinary Catastrophes by Amber Kizer
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers; April, 2011)
Summer and the City: A Carrie Diaries Novel by Candace Bushnell
(Balzer + Bray; April, 2011)
A clever way to pull readers into a “diaries” novel—the title looks like it’s embossed onto a leather journal.
Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia
(Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; October, 2010)
Monday, April 11, 2011
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
This time we find ourselves in Blue Hill, Maine. It was a sleety afternoon in early April when we visited, but a cozy and inviting welcome awaited us at Blue Hill Books, a tiny but well stocked shop.
The kids' selections were downstairs so we tromped on down with our camera to snap pix of any book covers that caught our attention. Despite the limited space, we found plenty of cover candy to feast on, both old favorites and new: