February Releases – Favourite Covers


Top spot for the prettiest fantasy book covers are taken by Enchantée by Gita Trelease (pub. Feb 5) and Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James (pub. Feb 5). The first book is “debut fantasy about an orphaned girl who uses dark magic to save her sister and herself from ruin”.  The latter is touted to be an African Game of Thrones, “In the stunning first novel in Marlon James’s Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child.”


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Pretty covers of January 2019


Looking at the pretty covers in the Contemporary section I found two that caught my eye Golden Child by Claire Adam and Elsey Come Home by Susan Conley. First is about father’s search for a missing son, and is set in rural Trinidad. The second book is about a former painter, who drowns her unhappiness in alcohol and constant worry, whose husband is giving her an ultimatum to go on a mountain retreat or they are done.

I rarely find pretty covers in the mystery and thriller section, but in January a translation of French novel – The Last of the Stanfields by Marc Levy will be published and I adore the cover. It’s a novel about a journalist who received alluding to a crime committed by her deceased mother. She meets a stranger who received a similar letter about his mother, which brings them to a journey into their families’ past.

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CoverLove – February 2018

Who doesn’t love beautiful cover art? I absolutely adore pretty covers, I love having all those pretty books on my bookshelves. I’m always drawn to pretty covers in bookstores and libraries. And I do often judge a book by its cover… Here are some of my favourite covers from February releases to celebrate pretty covers and newly published books.

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