If there is one thing that makes a great book even better, it is when it has a cover that we love! The cover design is what catches the eye as we browse through a bookstore shelf or check out the Amazon or Goodreads recommendations. The right cover makes me look closer at a book, to read the blurb and maybe make a purchase. A poor cover might mean I never look at the blurb at all. This is the first in a series of posts celebrating all those book covers I love...and why!
Kelley Armstrong-Women of the Otherworld
As I've said in a previous Cover Love post, I hate it when you get part of the way through a series and the publishers change the design you love into something really awful. A good example of this is the Kelley Armstrong series which I very much enjoyed. The first nine books and two anthologies were in this gorgeous format:
Pretty nice! I love the colours and the magical inspired designs. Compare those to a couple of uninspiring versions released:
Gah! And then when books ten onwards all came out, the books were only available in these boring trade paperbacks instead of my beautiful mass market paperbacks!!! Not impressed! *shakes fist at publisher*
WHY do they do this to us continually? I want my old covers back!!! So when I saw that they were doing a series of beautiful illustrated Pack novellas I was determined to get them in decent cover form even if it meant paying a little more for them. These are two of the best covers on the novellas!
I only have Driven to read and there will be no more Pack! ARRGGHH! What will I do without my beloved wolves??? Have you read this series? Who were your favourite characters? Which book did you like best? Which covers do you have and have you read the novellas?