Judging books by their covers… August 2023

Book and magazine cover designs are an essential aspect of the publishing industry. They are the first thing that catches the reader's eye and can make or break a book's success. A great cover design not only reflects the content of the book or magazine but also appeals to the target audience.

I found quite a few interesting cover designs for this month’s roundup. The orange theme appears to have followed through from last month. Maybe it’s my longing for some summer sunshine.

Have you seen any covers recently that have inspired you?

This month’s list includes

This month’s list includes

Aesthetica Issue #114

The Many Lives of Mama Love: A Memoir of Lying, Stealing, Writing, and Healing, Lara Love Hardin

Sun House, David James Duncan

Space Invaders, Nona Fernández. Cover design by Jack Smyth

Sleepless Nights, Elizabeth Hardwick

A Rabbit’s Foot Issue #04

On the Road, Jack Kerouac

Killers of a Certain Age, Deanna Raybourn

Isaac and the Egg, Bobby Palmer

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store, James McBride

Hansel and Gretel: A TOON Graphic, Neil Gaiman

California Golden, Melanie Benjamin

Blueprint Issue #369

Bi: The Hidden Culture, History and Science of Bisexuality, Dr Julia Shaw

AUTOMOBILSPORT Issue #37

3×3 Issue #32

To read my thoughts on books I have read, head over to my Reading List.

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