2015 Youth Book Cover Finalists

January 25, 2016 | 3 Comments

These are the finalists for the Youth Fiction Categories (Middle Grade and Young Adult) as voted on by YOU last week. (My picks are in the first comment.) The finalists for the Adult book covers are here.

Please vote for your favorite COVER using the poll at the bottom of this post. Voting Guidelines & Details here. ONE vote per person, please.

Voting Deadline: Midnight (MST), Friday, January 29, 2016

Remember: You are voting for the BEST COVER, not the best story, nor your favorite author or publisher.

Has to Be Love by Jolene Perry
Young Adult General
Has to Be Love by Jolene Perry
Cover Designer: _____
Publisher: AW Teen

Sim 299 by Johan Twiss
Young Adult SciFi/Futuristic
I Am Sleepless: Sim 299 by Johan Twiss
Cover Designer: Sky Young
Publisher: Indie

Avenging by Holly Kelly
Young Adult Parnormal/Horror
Avenging by Holly Kelly
Cover Designer: Marya Heiman
Publisher: Crimson Tree Publishing

The Wizard's Heir by Devri Walls
Young Adult Fantasy Character
The Wizard’s Heir by Devri Walls
Cover Designer: Phatpuppy Art
Publisher: Superstorm Productions

Ella by Jessilyn Stewart Peaslee
Young Adult Fantasy Concept
Ella by Jessilyn Stewart Peaslee
Cover Designer: _____
Publisher: Sweetwater Books

Born to Run by Ann Hunter
Middle Grade General
Born to Run by Ann Hunter
Cover Designer: Andrew A. Gerschler (Designer); Nichole Bryant (Illus)
Publisher: Afterglow Productions

Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Middle Grade Speculative (Older)
Mark of the Thief by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Cover Designer: Christopher Stengel
Publisher: Scholastic Press

Curse of the Mummy's Uncle by J. Scott Savage
Middle Grade Speculative (Younger)
Curse of the Mummy’s Uncle by J. Scott Savage
Cover Designer: Douglas Holgate (Illus)
Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books

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3 responses to “2015 Youth Book Cover Finalists

  1. LDS Book Geek

    I’m always asked what my picks were, so here they are. But if you want to know why, you’ll need to go to the comments for each individual genre. (But not today. It will take awhile to get those posted.)


    YA General: Has to Be Love

    YA SciFi/Futuristic: Silver Lined & Airships of Camelot (tie)

    YA Paranormal Horror: Marrow

    YA Fantasy Character: The Wizard’s Heir

    YA Fantasy Concept: Woven


    MG General: Born to Run

    MG Speculative (Older): Impossible Race

    MG Speculative (Younger): Mothman’s Curse

    • LDS Book Geek

      If you want your vote to count, be sure to fill out the form at the bottom of the post. Comments don’t count as votes.

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