Cover Reveal: Normal by Warren Ellis

Normal by Warren EllisWarren Ellis’ next novel, Normal, is coming later this year from Farrar, Straus & Giroux. The synopsis calls it “a smart, tight, provocative techno-thriller straight out of the very near future.” I especially love the shattered effect they’ve used for the font on the cover. I still need to read Gun Machine, his previous novel, but I feel like he’s an author I’m always likely to enjoy.

Cover Reveal: The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

The Bone ClocksThe US cover for David Mitchell’s new novel, The Bone Clocks, was revealed today, and I definitely prefer it to the UK version. It tells the story of a runaway English girl with psychic powers. I don’t think this is the follow-up/sequel to The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet that Mitchell discussed, but the connections between his books aren’t necessarily obvious. Looking forward to picking it up later this year!

A Game of Covers

One of my friends just sent me a link to a tumblr by Matt Roeser, a graphic designer who “reads books and then designs new covers for them”, Most recently he’s re-done all of the Song of Ice and Fire books by George RR Martin, and my friend’s comment is a plaintive “do want”. I …

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