Do! Judge A Book By Its Cover Issue 135: Contemporary (Part 30)

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Do! Judge A Book By Its Cover is a regular feature on Pop! Goes The Reader in which I pay tribute to some of the best and brightest the publishing world has to offer in the way of book cover design.

Please Note: I’ve done my best to credit the designers and artists responsible for the beautiful covers below, but was unable to find this information for a number of those listed. If you know of an uncredited designer responsible for any of these book covers, please let me know and I would be happy to include proper attribution in this post. Their work is lovely and deserves to be credited.

01. Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson
(Cover design: Erin Fitzsimmons ● Cover art: Rachelle Baker)

02. Head Over Heels by Hannah Orenstein

03. All Our Worst Ideas by Vicky Skinner
(Cover design: Katie Klim ● Art direction: Liz Dresner)

04. Serena Singh Flips The Script by Sonya Lalli

05. The Yes Factor by Erin Spencer and Emma Sable
(Cover design and cover art: Farjana Yasmin)

06. Night Music by Jenn Marie Thorne
(Cover design: Kristie Radwilowicz ● Cover art: Marina Esmeraldo)

07. You Lucky Dog by Julia London

08. The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life by Dani Jansen
(Cover art: Liz Parkes)

09. The Key To You and Me by Jaye Robin Brown
(Cover design: Jessie Gang ● Cover art: Colleen Reinhart)

10. Well Played by Jen DeLuca
(Cover design and cover art: Colleen Reinhart)

11. Sweetest In The Gale by Olivia Dade
(Cover art: Leni Kauffman)

12. How It All Blew Up by Arvin Ahmadi

13. Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez
(Cover design: Laura Williams ● Cover art: Rachelle Baker)

14. Perfect On Paper by Sophie Gonzales
(Cover design: Jonathan Bush ● Cover art: Jonathan Bush)

15. Charming As A Verb by Ben Philippe
(Cover design: Chris Kwon ● Cover art: Steffi Walthall)

16. Once Upon A Quinceañera by Monica Gomez-Hira
(Cover design: Corina Lupp ● Cover art: Isabela Humphrey)

17. The Secret of You and Me by Melissa Lenhardt

18. Everything Here Is Under Control by Emily Adrian
(Cover design: Alenka Design)

19. One of the Good Ones by Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite
(Cover design: Rachelle Baker ● Cover art: Gigi Lau)

20. Roman and Jewel by Dana L. Davis
(Cover design: Elita Sidiropoulou ● Cover art: Robert Ball)

Now it’s your turn! What are some of your favourite Contemporary covers? Did I list one of your favourites here or is there one I forgot that just has to be included? Let me know in the comments!

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Hi! I’m Jen! I’m a thirty-something introvert who loves nothing more than the cozy comfort of home and snuggling my two rescue cats, Pepper and Pancakes. I also enjoy running, jigsaw puzzles, baking and everything Disney. Few things bring me more joy than helping a reader find the right book for them!