Quotes about the book by other popular authors are often used on covers to help ‘sell’ the book.
‘A novel of life and death and the people caught in between, The Fault in Our Stars is John Green at his best. You laugh, you cry, and then you come back for more.’ Markus Zusak
Straplines or Taglines
Bold statements, tantalizing descriptions and intriguing questions that capture the essence of a novel are sometimes used on the cover to further arouse our interest in a book.
Technology & book covers
Is the cover for the new book, Starters by Lissa Price, a sign of things to come in book covers? You are invited to,
“See this cover come to life! Simply download the free STARTERS BOOK app …. launch the app and point your device at the front of this book.”
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