Monday, November 21, 2011

Cover Crazy: For Darkness Shows the Stars

Cover Crazy is a weekly meme hosted by The Book Worms.

Here is how Cover Crazy works:
  1. Cover Crazy will be posted on Mondays.
  2. Each week I will show a cover that I am completely crazy about.
  3. The point of this meme is to admire the art and beauty of a book’s design, but I will also provide a synopsis along with the title, author, and of course cover picture and what I like about it.
  4. In the comments section below, please feel free to share your thoughts, feelings, inspirations, etc. about the cover (but be respectful about it).
  5. If you decide to start your own Cover Crazy, please give credit to The Book Worms.

My cover this week is:

For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund

I absolutely love this cover! The stars add to the dystopian feel of the book, and I love the contrast between the dark sky/ dress and the orange/ pink color of the title. Also, I think the font used for the title is beautiful. It's simple and elegant at the same time. I love everything!


Generations ago, a genetic experiment gone wrong—the Reduction—decimated humanity, giving rise to a Luddite nobility who outlawed most technology.

Eighteen-year-old Luddite Elliot North has always known her place in this caste system. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with her childhood sweetheart, the servant Kai, choosing duty to her family’s estate over love. But now the world has changed: a new class of Post-Reductionists is jumpstarting the wheel of progress and threatening Luddite control; Elliot’s estate is floundering; and she’s forced to rent land to the mysterious Cloud Fleet, a group of shipbuilders that includes renowned explorer Captain Malakai Wentforth—an almost unrecognizable Kai. And while Elliott wonders if this could be their second chance, Kai seems determined to show Elliot exactly what she gave up when she abandoned him.

But Elliot soon discovers her childhood friend carries a secret—-one that could change the society in which they live…or bring it to its knees. And again, she’s faced with a choice: cling to what she’s been raised to believe, or cast her lot with the only boy she’s ever loved, even if she has lost him forever.

Inspired by Jane Austen’s PERSUASION, FOR DARKNESS SHOWS THE STARS is a breathtaking romance about opening your mind to the future and your heart to the one person you know can break it.

What are your thoughts on this cover?


Anonymous said...

I saw this one last week and I love this cover! I love celestial designs and covers :)

Here's mine!

Cleo said...

Oooo I really like this cover! I love all the stars and the swirly things on the font. It's a really nice cover :D

The Lovely Getaway said...

wow! that is such a beautiful cover.... i would go crazy for it too ;)


Samual said...

I just saw this cover. I LOVE It! It's sooooo pretty!!!! Great choice! Thank you for sharing!

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