Artsy Shelf – 32 – Big Blue Eyes
Back in January, I featured on the Artsy Shelf covers with closeups, two of which inspired me today’s feature. It seems that blue eyes contrasted with a pale skin might be the perfect way to capture the readers’ attention.
There’s a definite resemblance between Russel Smith’s Girl Crazy and Lauren Grodstein’s A Friend of the Family, which is why in my mind I often confuse those two covers. I think A Friend of the Family is more effective as a cover, but Girl Crazy has a nice softness to it.
The colors on Infinite Days and Deadly Cool are very intense, which is probably a great way to stand out in a crowd of dark YA covers. I kind of like it because it’s a bit different, though not the most memorable covers.
Do these covers work for you, or do they miss the mark? Which one is your favorite?