What do you look for in a good book cover?

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Black Jewel
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Re: What do you look for in a good book cover?

Post by Black Jewel »

I like a cover that relates to the content of the story, but also is quite bold in color.
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for me it's everything.. everything just has to be perfect and in right proportion.
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The cover needs to tell the story before actually reading it. A good cover should not contradict the story in the book
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