We all know how important covers are and how they work to attract our eye to that small thumbnail, as we scroll through literally thousands of books. Cover designers are the unsung heroes of our industry, so I thought it would be nice to honour them with an award.
I've scrolled through the 180 odd books that I've read this year and chosen the six covers I think are the best of the best. It's totally subjective of course, but I know what catches my eye and in the words of an overused cliche: "I may not know much about cover design, but I know what I like:
the Six nominated covers:
drum roll please!
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