Why Are These Teen Fiction Book Covers So Popular Pt 2?
Welcome to part 2 of my examination of popular young adult fiction book covers, where I try and deduce the key to their popularity.
Let’s dive right into it.
Focus: Girl in white dress swimming in ocean.
Colours: White and and grayish-blue tint for water.
Typography: Simple white with embellishment on the ‘O’ and some curves on the ‘S.’
Background: Dark waters
Summary: A girl in white swimming upwards, with no presence of the reader. The typography is clean and white with a bit of embellishment on the ‘O’ and ‘S.’
Born In Flames
Focus: Beautiful fiery red head staring at the reader.
Colours: Bright reds and orange, clearly accenting the ‘fire’ theme.
Typography: Fancy typography that fits the ‘fire’ theme. It looks to be white with very light shades of orange.
Background: A phoenix and flames.
Summary: A beautiful girl with red hair staring at the reader while a phoenix and fire fills the background. The typography is fancy and has bits of colours to it.
In My Dreams
Focus: Beautiful girl lin white staring at the ground.
Colours: White with shades of grey.
Typography: Handwritten text in white.
Background: A forest with wispy clouds floating around on the ground.
Summary: A predominantly white background with a beautiful girl in white dress searching the ground in a forest. The typography is a handwritten white.
Focus: Two hands, one male and one female, tied together and look to be covered in fire.
Colours: Black, red, and orange.
Typography: Fancy theme, like pen writing, with a red and orange gradient.
Summary: Two hands bound together on fire against a black backdrop. The typography looks like pen writing and has a red and orange gradient.
Focus: A young woman in a giant dress staring at the reader.
Colours: Light blues and white.
Typography: Fancy white text that is decorated with a crown atop of it.
Background: Mirrors with the main subjects reflection.
Summary: A young woman decked out in a puffy dress stares at the reader while her image is reflected in mirrors. The typography is a fancy white with a crown to top it off.
That’s it folks, tune in for part 3 where I summarize my findings! What are some of your favorites book covers?