Cover Characteristics is a meme by Sugar and Snark- every week a characteristic is selected and we post 5 books with that week's theme.
This week's pick- ?
This week the host is off so I guess it's a freebie week. My topic is covers with a faerie element- since I'm doing a discussion post on Tuesday about the fae folk it seemed like a natural pick. I'm in that mindset anyway... so let's see what we have.
The Cats of Tanglewood Forest is a favorite of mine, and although there are no faeries on the cover they play a prominent role in the story. Artwork is by Charles Vess who kinda specializes in this kind of artwork- his site is worth a look.
I like this cover it seems to have an enchanted feel to it.
No idea what this is about but it's a faery tale apparently and it's Holly Black.
This has a ethereal sort of vibe to it, not a bad cover. Looks YA- ish.
I started this book once but never finished- not because it wasn't good, but just because I got sidetracked. It was sort of alternate history with Victorian era stuff if I remember. I should go back.
Again no ideas on this one but love the cover.
This looks like a classic book on faeries and bonus- art is by Alan Lee (known for his Lord of the Rings work).
I have no idea if this is even a faerie book but the title and cover both look like they have that vibe. I'm going with it.
Charles Vess. Same guy who did The Cats of Tanglewood Forest at the top of this list.
Both of these magazines look pretty good.
So what is your favorite book cover with a faerie element? Do you have a favorite fae creature?