Books and their Covers

One of my favorite covers of all time, and I'm lucky enough to have this first edition copy with its beautiful cover sitting on my shelf.

I know you’ve always been told to never judge a book by its cover, but some are just too beautiful, disturbing, or interesting to ignore, and after a few days of relatively non-stop reading, this afternoon I’ve decided to shift my focus from their text-filled pages to their oft warned about covers. Here are a few (out of many) websites and blogs devoted to the beauty we experience from books, before we even open them.

Excellent Book Covers and Paperbacks

The Book Cover Archive

You the Designer

90 Beautiful Book Covers

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