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Book Cover Trend: FEATHERS

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Looking back at book cover trends of 2015 one that definitely stood out is FEATHERS! I love feathers. They can be colorful, whimsical, delicate, and unexpected. However as the year progressed more and more feathers started popping up on book covers eliminating the unexpected element. There are new emerging trends that I hope to share with you in the new year, but today let’s look at some book covers with feathers. Most of these are popular YA books. Have you noticed the feather trend?

Book Cover Trend Feathers1. Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson // 2. Red Rising by Pierce Brown

3. Rook by Sharon Cameron // 4. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

5. A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston // 6. Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

 7. This is Where The World Ends by Amy Zhang // 8. End of Days by Susan Ee

9. The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton

10. The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder

11. An Inheritance of Ashes by Leah Bobet // 12. Infinite by Jodi Meadows

“Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops at all.”
― Emily Dickinson

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13. Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick // 14. Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn

“That’s the beauty of it. Have you seen the contraptions these magicians build to accomplish the most mundane feats? They are a bunch of fish covered in feathers trying to convince the public they can fly, I am simply a bird in their midst.”
Erin Morgenstern, The Night Circus

What book cover trends have you noticed this year?

2 thoughts on “Book Cover Trend: FEATHERS”

  • okay, now that you put all these feather-covers together the trend starts to be very obvious. although it seems a bit overused, THEY’RE ALL SO BEAUTIFUL. i especially love six of crows (maybe because I LOVE SIX OF CROWS) and also magonia, red rising, and this is where the world ends! ahhhh i’m such a sucker for pretty covers <333

    • I know it’s quite interesting to see how many book covers with feathers I was able to gather. I definitely like the trend of feathers and I can’t wait to read Six of Crows soon! I am a sucker for pretty covers too and that’s exactly why I started this Cover Trend post. Happy New Year Alexandra!

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