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Amazon is updating Kindles to make them easier to navigate

Amazon is rolling out a software update for its Kindle, Paperwhite and Oasis devices that could make them easier to use. The company announced the changes will be arriving in the coming weeks for Kindles 8th-generation and later, Paperwhites 7th-generation and newer as well as the Oasis... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2021-09-10 22:45:31 UTC ]
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In the Instagram age, you actually can judge a book by its cover

Social media is now a vital platform to promote new titles. And that means jacket designs that hit you ‘hard and quick’Last week’s big literary event was not the publication of a new book, the million-pound signing of a celebrity author or the announcement of a prestigious prize. Instead, it was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-04-18 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Infographic: The Most Instagrammed Book Covers

OnBuy.com, a U.K. marketplace similar to eBay or OfferUp, searched Instagram and determined that the book cover most often appearing on the social media site was Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' with 181,000 posts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Judging a Book Cover by Its Color

When you look at your shelves, do you see a dominant color scheme? Dive into the world of book cover colors and what they may denote. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Is the next book cover trend . . . rainbows?

As I was scrolling through Lit Hub’s massive 2021 preview, I noticed something: Rainbows. Specifically, several books featuring full-cover, highly saturated, blurrily blended rainbows. I can only assume, considering that rainbows are generally considered to be a) pretty b) gay and c) paths to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-08 18:00:44 UTC ]
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Announcing the Winner of Electric Lit’s Book Cover of the Year Tournament

This week, readers on Electric Literature’s Twitter and Instagram voted to narrow a field of 32 beautiful book covers down to their favorite of the year. Some of the margins were razor-thin—in particular, both Sin Eater vs. The Exhibition of Persephone Q in round one and Animal Wife vs. Follow... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-12-07 12:00:36 UTC ]
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Help Us Pick the Best Book Cover of 2020

This hasn’t been an easy year for sustained, careful reading. But you know what doesn’t take any attention at all? Judging a book by its cover! That’s why we’re doing our first ever “best book cover of the year” tournament—and we want you to weigh in. Vote for your favorites on Electric... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-30 12:00:30 UTC ]
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What a Book Cover Can Do

As a physical component of the book, the cover is a skin, a membrane, and a safeguard: paper jackets protect hardback boards from scuffing and sun damage, while paperback covers not only hold the book together but also keep its sheets clean and safe from tearing. In the past, paper jackets were... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-25 09:49:15 UTC ]
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Beautiful Book Cover Posters For Your Walls

Movie posters have always had a space on walls. Why not also add some rad book cover posters, too? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-11 11:37:00 UTC ]
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2020 is the year of enormous pink lady faces on book covers.

This year has brought a lot of things, and most of them have been bad. One good thing, though, is there has been quite been a lot of innovative, beautiful, and fascinating book cover design, including, I’ve recently noticed, a book cover trend that I’d like to call “enormous pink lady faces.” In... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-01 15:33:42 UTC ]
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I Am the Faceless Woman on the Cover of Your Novel

POC Book Cover Model I feel the most brown facing a solid, bright background that seduces preteens at the Scholastic fair. My long black-as-licorice braids with their sweet virginal shine beg for pity, are maybe a metaphor for tradition, repression, machismo, all the miserable Mexican girls that... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Two Novels, Two Global Catastrophes, Two Decades Apart

My first novel bombed spectacularly. This was about 20 years ago. Everything went wrong. First my editor quit after which my publishing house kinda-sorta forgot I existed. Orphaned was the word they used. Since nobody gave a damn, I at least got to choose my own book cover. The photograph I... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-27 08:49:54 UTC ]
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How a Book Cover Gets Made: Nicole Caputo on Belletrist’s Studio Sessions

The folks behind Belletrist—which is so much more than a beloved Bookstagram account—are debuting a short video documentary series, Studio Sessions, in which they take a behind-the-scenes look at the artistic process of graphic novelists, illustrators, and designers. (Check out episode one, with... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-21 20:40:57 UTC ]
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Got It Covered 2019

Do you know your book jackets? Test your knowledge now, with our annual book cover quiz! Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 21:47:17 UTC ]
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Sometimes You Have to Build the Book Cover in Your Living Room

Humiliation is a debut collection of nine stories by Paulina Flores. Each story takes place in Chile, in port cities marked by poverty, and all are tied together with the themes of disgrace, pride and shame experienced both publicly and personally by each of the richly described characters.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-26 09:49:20 UTC ]
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The 78 Best Book Covers of 2019

This year, at Lit Hub, we spent a lot of time thinking about book cover design. Oliver Munday wrote about designing the cover for Fleur Jaeggy’s newly reissued masterpiece Sweet Days of Discipline; Tree Abraham wrote about designing the (very glittery) cover for T Kira Madden’s Long Live the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-25 09:49:03 UTC ]
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10 Rejected Book Covers That Almost Made the Cut

We’re back with our rejected book cover series, where designers walk us through the process and show us the book covers that could have been. (For previous entries in this series, see here and here.) What kind of planning and thought goes into the cover design process, and what beautiful art... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-30 11:00:07 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child behind the scenes book cover revealed

Little, Brown has revealed the cover for its behind the scenes book on hit play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 22:49:55 UTC ]
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SPCK accused of 'cashing in' on Eddo-Lodge success in book cover row

SPCK has been accused of "cashing in" on the success of Reni Eddo-Lodge by launching a book with a similar title and cover to Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 14:41:13 UTC ]
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The Battle of the Book Cover

Perhaps the defining question of any book lover’s life is: should you read the hardcover or wait for it to come out in paperback? There are countless considerations to take into account when defining yourself as a Hardcover Person or a Paperback Type. Are you a weakling, or given to prancing... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-07-09 11:00:22 UTC ]
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