As we all know, the book market (and the YA market in particular) is fast-becoming dominated by killer covers that rival the content of the books. I'm a self-professed cover slut, and I'm completely okay with that, but I think it's time we pay a little tribute to the fantastic covers on the market today. So, welcome to a brand new Friday feature at i swim for oceans!
Each week, I will feature a book with a cover that just blew my mind with its amazingness, and I invite you to join in. Simply post the cover, the author/publisher, the release date, why you love it and any other pertinent details you'd love to share with other cover-lovers out there. Want to join in? Simply link up and join the fun!
Title: When the Sea is Rising Red
Author: Cat Hellisen (Twitter)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publish Date: February 28, 2012
Genre: YA, Fantasy
Why I Have Cover Love: There's something so dark and twisted about this cover that just screams "READ ME" to me. We all know how I like the dark books, so this one sounds right up my alley. I think I like the idea that hidden between a haunting cover could be pages of hidden, beautiful magic.
What do you think? Are you dying of cover love over a certain book? Link up and share the love with the rest of us!