2011 Book Covers

Winner of the 2011 Readers’ Choice Best Book Cover
as voted by LDS Publisher blog readers
is…

 

Author: Laura Bingham
Publisher: Cedar Fort
Cover Design: Megan Whittier
Here is the award image that you may download for use on your website or blog.

Winner of the 2011 LDS Publisher’s Choice 
Best Book Cover is…
Publisher: Daniel Coleman
Cover Design: Jodie Coleman
Here is your award image that you may download for use on your website or blog.

Congratulations! I’m excited to see the covers 2012 will bring.

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Before I announce the overall 2011 Best Book Cover Winners, here is a recap of the genre finalists and the awards. Authors, publishers and cover designers may download the award image and upload it to your own blogs and/or websites, if desired.

Readers’ Choice Genre Winners
(Click on the Genre link to see details about the cover.)

Genre: Historical

Genre: Romance

Genre: YA General

LDS Publisher’s Choice Genre Winners
(Click on the Genre link to see details about the cover
& my comments about each cover.)

The Tomb Builder by E. James Harrison (tie)
Genre: Historical

Garden Plot by  Kristen McKendry

Genre: Romance

Take the Silver Award if your book was one of the five genre finalists, but is not on the list for Readers’ Choice or LDS Publisher’s Choice.

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A Sermon and A $50 Amazon Gift Card Contest

February 15, 2012

Today is the last day to vote for your favorite 2011 book cover. It ends at MIDNIGHT, Mountain Time, tonight. I’m seeing a lot of posts and tweets that say things like, “Yay, I made the finalists! Go vote for my book.” And a lot of replies that say things like, “I hope you win! […]

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2011 Best Cover Finalists

February 13, 2012

The Readers’ Choice in each of the genre categories are now going head-to-head for the 2011 Best Cover of the Year Award! They are listed below in alphabetical order. Use the poll at the bottom of the post to cast your vote. Remember, you’re voting for your favorite COVER, not the story you liked best or […]

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Final Day to Vote for 2011 Covers

February 10, 2012

Today is the final day to vote for your favorite 2011 Book Covers. There are 12 genre categories. If you haven’t voted, please scroll back through the past several posts and vote in each of the categories using  the polls at the bottom of the posts. Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or […]

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2011 Children/Middle Grade Realistic Book Covers

February 8, 2012

Realistic, as in more realistic than straight fantasy, although afew of these have some fantastical elements to them. Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: Midnight, Friday, February 10, 2012. Voting guidelines […]

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2011 Children/Middle Grade Fantasy Book Covers

February 8, 2012

Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: Midnight, Friday, February 10, 2012. Voting guidelines & details here.   Hazzardous Universe by Julie WrightPublisher: CovenantBook Art: Kevin Wasden This is a fun cover. I […]

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2011 YA Speculative Book Covers (Girls)

February 7, 2012

And by “girl” I mean these covers totally appeal to girls.Boys probably would not be caught dead carrying them around. & just a note…this was the hardest category for me to narrow downbecause I loved so many of the covers in this genre. Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom […]

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2011 YA Speculative Book Covers (Boys)

February 7, 2012

And by “boy” I mean these covers are more masculine and straightforward, without a lot of the fluff you’ll see on books targeted to girls. Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: […]

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2011 YA General Book Covers

February 6, 2012

Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: Midnight, Friday, February 10, 2012. Voting guidelines & details here.    Back When You Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Cover […]

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2011 Speculative Book Covers

February 6, 2012

Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: Midnight, Friday, February 10, 2012. Voting guidelines & details here.    Embers of Atlantis by Tracy HickmanPublisher: Fantasy Flight GamesCover Design: Mathias Kollros What I like […]

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2011 Romantic Comedy Book Covers

February 4, 2012

Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: Midnight, Friday, February 10, 2012. Voting guidelines & details here.    Bah, Humbug! by  Heather Horrocks Publisher: Word Garden Press Cover Design: ?? Count Down to […]

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2011 Romance Book Covers

February 4, 2012

Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: Midnight, Friday, February 10, 2012. Voting guidelines & details here.  Before I Say Goodbye by Rachel Ann Nunes Publisher: Deseret Book Cover Design: ?? Hearts […]

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2011 Cozy Mystery/Romantic Suspense Book Covers

February 3, 2012

Please vote for your favorite cover using the poll at the bottom of the post.  Remember, we’re voting for the COVER, not the story or the author.   Voting deadline: Midnight, Friday, February 10, 2012. Voting guidelines & details here.    Blackberry Crumble by Josi S. KilpackPublisher: Deseret BookCover Design: ?? Garden Plot by  Kristen McKendryPublisher: CovenantCover […]

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