I was thinking today about the books that catch my eye and the books that don’t. Do you ever think about the marketing of the books that you decide to read? And the one you don’t? Obviously the most important thing in a book is its content, but the care that a publisher takes with its book’s cover can be the thing that makes or breaks my decision to buy. Here are a few examples of covers I love:
A few of the things that I hate on book covers are sloppily-done computer rendered images:
Random body parts with the face usually cropped out:
What catches your eye about book covers? Art? Quality of said art? A certain color/color scheme? Fonts? Texture?