Top 10 of 2014: Best Book Covers of 2014 {+ Giveaway}

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Welcome to Day Two of the Top 10 of 2104

A Week of Looking Back…

…and Looking Forward

As I mentioned yesterday…

This is my fourth year co-hosting this event with Jaime of Two Chicks on Books and my third year co-hosting with Mindy of Magical Urban Fantasy Reads. But this year I’m hosting it on my new blog and we have a new co-host joining us – Nancy of Tales of a Ravenous Reader.

If you haven’t yet heard of our Top 10 of 2014 week-long event, in a nutshell it’s where we share our favorite bookish lists and invite you to share yours over the next five days by leaving your post links in the daily Linky Lists.

This year we’re each hosting our own giveaways on four of the five days of this challenge – so be sure to check out Two Chicks on Books for Day One’s giveaway, my blog for Day Two’s giveaway, Magical Urban Fantasy Reads for Day Three’s giveaway and Tales of a Ravenous Reader for Day Five’s giveaway.

If you haven’t signed up yet, it’s not too late. Just check out the Sign-up Post for details.


Today’s topic is:

Best Books Covers of 2014

There were so many amazing book covers this year. More so than any other year since I started blogging, I think. It was really hard to choose just ten. But after much consideration here are my ten favorite YA book covers and three honorable mentions.

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#1

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SUSPICION by Alexandra Monir

Why? The colors are gorgeous, the artwork is stunning, it fits perfectly with the story.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#2

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THE WINNER’S CURSE by Marie Rutkoski

Why? The artwork is gorgeous. The fonts are modern and beautiful and well-placed.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#3

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UNHINGED by A.G. Howard

Why? The colors are gorgeous, the artwork is whimsical and beautiful, the font is incredible. And it is speaks perfectly to the book and series.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#4

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CRUEL BEAUTY by Rosamund Hodge

Why? The artwork is fascinating and beautiful. Much like the cover of an old Calvino book I’d loved.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#5

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DEATH SWORN by Leah Cypess

Why? It epitomizes fantasy so well. It fits with the book and series perfectly. The frame is beautiful and detailed. The colors are wonderful.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#6

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ALIENATED by Melissa Landers

Why? It’s fun and beautiful. It blends the two worlds incredibly well. It looks good right side up or upside down.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#7

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ZODIAC by Romina Russell

Why? The colors are stunningly gorgeous. The title font embellishment is awesome. It fits the book and genre to a T.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#8

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SNOW LIKE ASHES by Sara Raasch

Why? It’s powerful and beautiful and very eye-catching. It represents the seasons and the story so well.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#9

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THE PERILOUS SEA by Sherry Thomas

Why? The artwork is amazing. The fonts are awesome. The colors are rich and beautiful. It’s so befitting of this series.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


#10

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THE ASSASSIN’S BLADE by Sarah J. Maas

Why? The colors are amazing and rich. The artwork screams fantasy. It perfectly represents these stories and this series.

AMAZON | BARNES & NOBLE | GOODREADS


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Well, those are my book favorite book covers of 2014. What are yours?


THE GIVEAWAY


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For today’s giveaway I have EITHER a signed set of the THRONE OF GLASS series by Sarah J. Maas (US ONLY) or $50 USD in Books of Your Choice from The Book Depository (INTERNATIONAL ONLY) – to ONE winner.

  • Giveaway is open to only those participating in this challenge and who leave a link to their Day Two post in today’s Linky List.
  • Must be 13 or older to enter.
  • Giveaway ends on December 31, 2014.
  • Winner will be announced in the Rafflecopter and contacted by email.
  • Winner has 72 hours to respond with their details.

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Leave a link to your Best Book Covers of 2014 posts in the Linky List below…

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Rachel (a.k.a. Fiktshun) has been blogging about (mostly YA) books since 2010. She always has and always will believe that reading YA rocks and thinks she's found the perfect place to ramble here at RYAR.
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