One of my favorite things about Swoon Reads (note: I have a lot of favorite things about Swoon Reads, but this one is pretty high up there) is that they let readers vote on EVERY. SINGLE. BOOK. COVER! That's right. Every one. Because no one can judge a book by its cover better than the people who are going to be reading it, am I right?
I was anticipating cover voting for ages (more on that below), and at the end of August, the big moment finally arrived! I spent the week refreshing the Swoon Reads blog constantly, watching the votes climb, and interrogating my family and friends about which of these four SUPER cover options would look best:
I loved each of these covers...but of course one emerged victorious, and I couldn't be happier with the result. Check out the official cover announcement below!
*Blog post first appeared on Swoon Reads*
I’ll be the first to admit that I am way too good at getting ahead of myself. And so it should come as no surprise that I was anticipating cover voting long before I had even signed my contract. Oops! But after months of waiting and wondering… here we are!
I couldn’t stop smiling when the four SUPER cover directions appeared in my inbox. I’m even smiling as I’m writing this—that’s how excited I am! Becca S. totally nailed it with these fantastic options. I would have been insanely happy with any of the covers, but I did have a favorite, and judging by the votes, you guys did too!
So here it is! The winning cover direction for The Supervillain and Me: