Sunday, July 29, 2012

New cover tendencies

Have you noticed that lately the girls with the pretty dresses are being taken out of the book covers, only to be replaced by a singular eye? No? Well, I have, and I've been wondering about it. I don't know what invoked the change in tendencies - perhaps over-saturation on the market. So I was wondering whether you think this change is for the better.

I honestly don't know, though there are pros and cons, I guess. For one, it's different, more mysterious way to picture a story by only the shape/color/lashes of an eye. 

So, take a look at all the covers-with-eye that I've found. I bet there are more, but those are the once I dug up:

So, what's up with the eye?