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New Additions to the Cover Love Shelf

Posted December 6, 2018 / Book Lists, Features / 6 Comments
New Additions to the Cover Love Shelf

Just use the search bar on the side if you’re looking for more cover-oriented posts because MAN do I post too many to even include links anymore! Today’s installment of Cover Love features some new covers I added to my Goodreads shelf. They’re most likely newer releases or upcoming releases, because I usually add to that shelf as soon as a gorgeous cover makes its appearance. Here are some recent/new/upcoming favorites! Cover trends I’m loving lately There are plenty of things I love on book covers and I’ve talked about it extensively before, but I’ve noticed some amazing new trends lately — these gorgeous illustrated, cartoony covers with gorgeous typography. This is increasingly popular in romance novels, like in so many of the covers above. I always prefer illustrated people on a cover instead of actual human models; I think it’s perfect to help you picture the main character(s) without having an actual person in mind, if that makes sense. You’ll see a bunch of these illustrated covers above but there are still a few others that just fall into my usual trap of beautiful typography, cute colors, and pretty scenery. Link to my Goodreads cover love shelf so you can read summaries and add books – HERE!

New Cover Love Additions

Posted June 11, 2018 / Book Lists, Features / 5 Comments
New Cover Love Additions

Just use the search bar on the side if you’re looking for more cover-oriented posts because MAN do I post too many to even include links anymore! Today’s installment of Cover Love features some new covers I added to my Goodreads shelf. They’re most likely newer releases or upcoming releases, because I usually add to that shelf as soon as a gorgeous cover makes its appearance. Here are some recent/new/upcoming favorites!            

Unreleased Book Cover Love

Posted December 11, 2017 / Book Lists, Features / 8 Comments
Unreleased Book Cover Love

It’s no secret that one of my favorite features is Cover Snark at A Reader of Fictions. I usually add 90% of my unreleased books to my TBR from these posts. I don’t want to take a page out of her book here (weird sort-of pun?) but I did want to share some recent book covers I’ve seen that I added to my “cover love” shelf. You’ve seen this post on my blog in one way or another for years, because you know how I feel about covers, but here are some unreleased books with covers I am looovin. Covers I Already Love See all the books here. Covers I Can’t Wait to See I always keep some books on my “jazzed up for this” shelf so I can remember which synopses really grabbed me. There are quite a few books on this shelf in any given moment, so I wanted to check out which books I can’t WAIT to see covers for! Here are a few… Serious Moonlight by Jenn Bennett Synopsis: Simon Pulse has bought a YA title by Jenn Bennett. In Serious Moonlight, a mystery aficionado spends the summer before college knee-deep in both intrigue and a romance with her charismatic co-worker while working the night shift in a Seattle hotel. The book is scheduled for 2019. Why I’m excited: I love Jenn Bennet in general and this book sounds so good! I’ve enjoyed her other covers for the most part and think they usually fit the book pretty […]

Cover Love for 2017 Releases

Posted January 13, 2017 / Book Lists, Features / 13 Comments
Cover Love for 2017 Releases

Part three of my incredibly-random-usually-once-a-year feature is here! (Check out parts one and two if you’re so inclined.) I wanted to focus on some of my favorite covers of upcoming releases for 2017. I’ve shared bits and pieces of them throughout the year in other situations, but here’s a roundup in my usual format. No links because there’s too many, but enjoy regardless! 😉 Check the link below to see them on my GR shelf. From my Cover Love shelf on Goodreads  Which are your favorites? I can’t resist Jupiter Lemon’s and seriously can’t stop talking about that book for some reason. I hope it lives up to my lofty expectations at this point!

Cover Love Part 2

Posted December 10, 2015 / Book Lists, Features / 9 Comments
Cover Love Part 2

I wrote a post back in the day about some of my favorite book covers. This was long before I invented Inside & Out and Cover Colors, two features that (even more so) show how obsessed I am with book covers. In that post, I featured a bunch of covers that appear on my Goodreads  “Cover Love” shelf… 64 covers, to be exact. Because apparently I’m crazy. But, anyways, I’m here being crazy again because I figured I would update! My cover tastes definitely haven’t changed and I still think you SHOULD judge a book by its cover, but my cover love shelf is now even larger. This post features a grand total of 66 covers. So apparently I just get crazier with time. Without further ado, here are the newest covers that are privileged enough to join the Cover Love shelf!

Inside & Out #8: Erin from The Hardcover Lover

Posted June 8, 2015 / Features, Inside and Out / 5 Comments
Inside & Out #8: Erin from The Hardcover Lover

Admiring book covers and bookmarks, shared by you! Welcome to INSIDE AND OUT. This feature includes two of my absolute favorite book-related things: bookmarks (inside) and book covers (out)! I’ve invited guest posters to share their favorite book covers and bookmarks here on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Sign-ups are always open (see bottom of post)! Check out past posts here. Erin from The Hardcover Lover Twitter: @xerinxlynnx| Instagram: @xerinxlynnx | Facebook Tell me a little about yourself: I’m a twenty-five year old substitute teacher who cannot wait to get her own classroom and start teaching English/ELA. When I’m not reading, I can be found catching up on some of my favorite TV shows or watching hockey. I also like to sew and cross-stitch. I’m a huge fan of knick-knacks, and I probably buy way too many of them. I obsess over all things Disney, and I even have a small collection Disney movies, posters, and figurines. Talk about your blog (what you blog about/kinds of books, features, etc.): I review mostly YA on The Hardcover Lover, with most of the titles being contemporary or romance. Occasionally, and more often now than when I started blogging, I review YA science fiction, dystopia, and fantasy. I also review middle grade books and a few children’s books. I also host Soundtrack Saturday, a meme about creating playlists for your favorite books. Favorite genre: Contemporary Three books you recommend most often and why: Divergent because I loved the world that Veronica Roth built. I was literally on the edge of my […]

Cover Love

Posted September 20, 2014 / Book Lists, Features / 10 Comments
Cover Love

As everyone knows by now, I love book covers. Pretty ones with gorgeous typography, scenery, colors, and overall design are my favorites. I made a Goodreads shelf called “Cover Love” for this reason! I’m a firm believer in judging a book by its cover; the cover should successfully convey the book’s story and grab the reader’s attention. If covers didn’t matter, they wouldn’t have such unique designs! Without further ado, here’s a compilation of all 64 covers currently on my Cover Love shelf (in no particular order)!

Blog Tour | Cover Colors: Love & Luck

Posted May 10, 2018 / Book Reviews, Cover Colors, Features / 2 Comments
Blog Tour | Cover Colors: Love & Luck

More purchase links: Book Depository | Kobo | IndieBound | iBooks  I’m excited to be another stop on the blog tour for LOVE & LUCK! Any book involving international travel makes it high on my TBR because I love learning about other countries. I haven’t been outside of the US yet (anywhere!!) so these books give me ideas about where I may want to take my first trip someday. This story is about Addie, a girl who travels to Ireland with her family for her aunt’s destination wedding. The book opens with her and her brother falling down a hill and getting muddy while in their wedding party attire. It’s definitely not a good look. For me, the most fun aspect of the story was the guidebook, Ireland for the Heartbroken, that is featured throughout. Addie finds it in the library before the trip and uses it to guide her travels around the country. I really had a wonderful reading experience with this one. I love road trip books and I don’t know if I’ve read one set internationally before! The family feels were super strong and the main character was a lot better than her best friend was in the previous book. There was a little bit of every emotion throughout the story and I really love the journey that they all went on. I genuinely cried AND laughed out loud. There were so many moments that could have been corny but somehow they just worked in the story felt deeper as a […]

Cover Colors : To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Posted April 24, 2015 / Cover Colors, Features / 6 Comments
Cover Colors : To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with book covers. I love the colors, the typography, the different designs that cover artists can create. I even have a guest post feature where people share their favorite book covers and bookmarks! I decided to start up this random feature where I draw color inspiration from my favorite book covers. I may create an outfit, pick out some nail polish, or design a quote graphic. Today’s cover is… To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han   Okay everyone knows this is one of my favorite covers of all time, so it’s pretty obvious why I chose this one – even though the colors are really simple! It’s easy to draw inspiration from this, though, because you can actually see some clothing items here. I love the pop of pink for the author name, so that’s the focal point of my outfit. I think most people don’t wear jean skirts like the one she’s wearing, so I updated mine with a flared out style. I chose a notebook for obvious reasons, some lipstick, and cute shoes. I’d totally wear this. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by bookmarklit featuring a high waisted flared skirt

Blog Tour | Cover Colors: Screen Queens

Posted June 5, 2019 / Book Reviews, Cover Colors, Features / 0 Comments
Blog Tour | Cover Colors: Screen Queens

Mini Review This book just looked so girl-power-ish and I am here for it. I loved that they’d be taking on the tech world and Silicon Valley, especially because I read this right before heading off on a trip to San Francisco for this week! It centers around the three girls featured on the cover and their experience at ValleyStart, a prestigious tech incubator/summer internship. Lucy has tech running in her family, growing up local to Palo Alto. Maddie is from the Boston area and is hoping to beef up her graphic design portfolio, while missing her brother on the East Coast. And finally, Delia: she taught herself how to code and now she has to see if she can match up to everyone else at ValleyStart. I didn’t love Lucy at the beginning because she was a little irritating, with her constant chatter and semi-rude comments to Maddie when they first met. She grew on me the more I got to know her and understand why she struggled (under her mom’s big name and general pressure to succeed). To be completely honest, each of these girls had their own flaws that made them different from each other, as well as their own individual strengths. I loved that they were imperfect and trying their best in the “Dave-dominated” tech world. They came out of their shells (well, Lucy was already very much out of her shell already!) and grew together as a team. I loved the idea for their app, […]