As I said in my last post, one of the most common questions I get asked in regards to my book deal is, “Do you get to design the cover?” This is a hilarious inquiry considering my artistic skill. At this point, the book cover is still a mystery to me. I’m assuming the publishing house has artists on staff. (Side note: What a cool job). A book cover is really important, if you ask me. There have been plenty of times I have read a book (for better or worse) because the cover was cool. Right now, I have In Case of Emergency and Fourth of July Creek (both below) in my Amazon cart because the covers caught my attention.
I went back and looked at some of last year’s book covers. These are my 10 favorites: