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Book Covers

20 Scary Giant Heads From Science Fiction Book Covers

io9 | Charlie Jane Anders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Nothing is more terrifying, more mentally scarring, than the giant-head book cover. They loom off the cardstock, their huge eyes bugging out. Nothing ...

Book Covers and Brand Bungles

Jonathan Fields | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jonathan Fields

How can you praise a book cover that fails at its essential task? Not at being pretty or visually provocative. But at stopping readers in their tracks and compelling them to pick up and buy the book.

Choosing the Right Cover

James Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James Atlas

I have been obsessed with book covers for as long as I've been obsessed with books -- and that's a really long time, believe me.

The Outer Wrapper is Only the Outer Wrapper

Lisa Guest | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Guest

Somehow in just a few minutes, a bright educated woman and I were discussion therapy, relationships with our mothers, and the importance of daily walking. All that in about fifteen minutes.