Tag Archives: Speculative Fiction

Review: Revived by Cat Patrick

Revived by Cat Patrick. Little, Brown and Company, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction / Mystery Face Value: I listened to this on audio book, so I didn’t spend a lot of time with this cover. Which is ok with … Continue reading

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Review: Insurgent and Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Insurgent and Allegiant by Veronica Roth. Harper Collins, 2012 and 2013, respectively. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction / Dystopia Face Value: Consistent and respectable. When I reviewed Divergent  a couple of years ago, I noted my appreciation for the covers and I continue … Continue reading

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Review: The Shadow Society by Marie Rutowski

The Shadow Society by Marie Rutowski. Farrar Straus Giroux, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction Face Value: This is a great fantasy cover. It’s atmospheric and interesting – the shadowed image on the front reflects both the idea of Shades … Continue reading

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Review: September Girls by Bennett Madison

September Girls by Bennett Madison. Harper Teen 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction Face Value: Nothing special. In fact, this cover is a big part of why I wasn’t all that interested in the book before it started getting crazy … Continue reading

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Outcast by Adrienne Kress

Outcast by Adrienne Kress. Diversion Books, 2013. Currently Available. Genre: Speculative Fiction Face Value: I read this one on e-book (which I only acquired recently) so I didn’t spend as much quality time with the cover as I would normally … Continue reading

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Review: The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand

The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand. Simon & Schuster, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Horror Face Value: While this cover isn’t quite a scene that we see in the book, it captures the tone quite nicely. And … Continue reading

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Review: Son by Lois Lowry

Son by Lois Lowry. Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012. Currently Available. Genre: Dystopian, Speculative Fiction Face Value: Oh, I love this new set of covers for the quartet that’s being released with Son. Simple and evocative, these covers capture … Continue reading

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Review: Eye of the Storm by Kate Messner

Eye of the Storm by Kate Messner. Walker/Bloomsbury, 2012. Currently available. Genre: Middle grade speculative fiction/mystery. Face Value: This is an excellent middle grade cover. One of its immediate standout qualities is that a human, not a computer, created it. … Continue reading

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Review: Blood Red Road by Moira Young

Blood Red Road by Moira Young Margaret K. McElderberry Books, 2011 (Currently Available)  Genre: Dystopia, Speculative Fiction Face Value: Respectable. I had no shame in displaying this cover  while I read it in public, I like the use of color … Continue reading

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Review: A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott

A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliott AmazonEncore, 2008 (Currently Available) Genre: Speculative Fiction Face Value: There are things I really like about this cover, but you have to look kind of closely. It’s not particularly eye-catching at first – … Continue reading

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