You have been waiting all year for this moment and it’s finally here! Drum roll. It’s time to announce our favorite book covers of the year.
Do you ever buy a book because of its cover?
Do you ever just admire the book cover for its artistic qualities?
Regular readers of this website know that I make a list of the best book covers each year. And, it’s not only fun, did you know that book covers also offer valuable leadership and goal setting lessons? (Click here to read more.)
If you want to compare this year’s list with previous years:
Here are the Best Book Covers of 2018:
Pillow Thoughts II: Healing the Heart by Courtney Peppernell
How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read? by Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
Ink by Alice Broadway
In The Night Wood By Dale Bailey
American Hippo by Sarah Gailey
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman
Emily Windsnap and the Falls of Forgotten Island by Liz Kessler
Educated by Tara Westover
We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel by Georgia Hunter
The Overstory by Richard Powers
Madness is Better Than Defeat by Ned Beauman
Empress by Ruby Lal
The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner
A Tiny Piece of Something Greater by Jude Sierra
Ocean Meets Sky by Terry and Eric Fan
The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
Blue by Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Smoke And Mirrors by K.D. Halbrook
The Outsider by Stephen King
The Pisces by Melissa Broder
And, of course, this author is very proud of the design of his own book that came out this yearThe Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future by Skip Prichard. I take zero credit for the design. The talented Jody Waldrup designed this cover.
The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future by Skip Prichard.
The version that is now out in Mexico looks rather cool too:
The book trailer is also awesome, if you haven’t seen it.
Have a great 2019!!!