With the rise in e-readers, book jacket design is rumored to become a lost art. We don’t think so, but the game is certainly changing. Cool cover art still exists, but as the 25 best book jackets of 2012 show, they’re trending toward bold simplicity, with high-contrast colors and giant, graphic font.
ETA: some readers have asked about designer info; when available, it is displayed as you hover over the image. Designers, if your jacket appears here and is not credited, please leave a comment and let us know! If you love cover design, don’t miss the excellent blog Talking Covers.
What were your favorite book jackets of 2012?