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Offline robandhisbooks

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Cover Feedback
« on: July 20, 2020, 06:32:35 am »
Dear all,

I am looking for first impressions feedback on some covers I am having designed for my book series, written for English language learners. The target market is adults, and each book shares a common layout, with different designs. The series title remains the same, although I'm wondering if the font works with everything else. Anyway, please find a link to the first few designs below:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/with/50133427616/

Many thanks in advance,
Robert

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    Offline Gessert Books

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    Re: Cover Feedback
    « Reply #1 on: July 20, 2020, 06:40:13 am »
    My only comment is: I believe the phrase is "turn for the worse," not worst.
    « Last Edit: July 20, 2020, 12:19:39 pm by Gessert Books »

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    Re: Cover Feedback
    « Reply #2 on: July 20, 2020, 04:54:17 pm »
    The covers are attractive.  Is the green bar along the left side part of the cover?  If so, that does tie the three books together visually, however, other than that they don't look like the books are related to each other (i.e., part of same series).  IMO.
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    Re: Cover Feedback
    « Reply #3 on: July 20, 2020, 05:06:53 pm »
    The Boy in the Forest.

    Is that light shining on his head and shoulders? If so, where is that light coming from in the middle of a dark forest?

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    Re: Cover Feedback
    « Reply #4 on: July 21, 2020, 11:20:25 am »
    Good start. But all fonts should be the same on the series. I didn't guess it was the same series at first. Different title fonts throws it off. I'd vote for 'The Boy that Runs' font to win there and be on all covers. Generally it's recommended to have same font/font pairing on all covers in series.

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    Re: Cover Feedback
    « Reply #5 on: July 21, 2020, 11:40:24 am »
    It says B2+

    That's near advanced. How did you grade it? Were you given advice? It's a road I'm looking at going down myself.

    I like the one with the boat. The layout is nice.
    « Last Edit: July 21, 2020, 11:43:49 am by wearywanderer64 »


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    Re: Cover Feedback
    « Reply #6 on: July 21, 2020, 06:14:03 pm »
    Great start, but they can be tweaked a bit. The cover art is attractive. I do agree with using the same title/signature font for the series. Is there a reason the edge is green? I'd suggest white if you want them to stand out when shelved. (When at the library or bookstore, my eye is drawn first to books with white fonts and/or covers.) Also, consider changing "The Boy That Runs" to "The Boy Who Runs". Here's a link about using who and that when referring to people.  https://www.businesswritingblog.com/business_writing/2017/03/using-who-or-that-to-refer-to-people.html  Much success on your series!

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