Sunday, 11 November 2012


Book Cover Wars is back again for the fourth year and is looking for another worthy winner. If you are returning to the site for another exciting year or are new to this competition, then I send you a very warm welcome. It is a delight to have your company in the book cover war zone. Don't forget to share this exciting adventure with your friends and followers - everyone is welcome.

For any follower of this site, then this is the chance for you to become part of the weekly book cover wars. Each week (now for the next 3 weeks) I am going to select four book covers for you to vote for. The winner of each heat will then go forward to the final round and get a chance to be crowned as 'Mr Ripley's Enchanted Book Cover Winner 2012/13'.

Congratulations to Heat One Winner - Will Hill - Department 19: Battle Lines - with 90 Votes. This was an exciting late run, we'll see this book cover again in the final.

As a voter, not only will you get the chance to choose your favourite book cover, but you will also be in with the chance to win a different special book each week. Therefore, in order to kick off the competition this week, we have an amazing collectable book which is a signed, hardback copy of Jon Klassen - This is Not My Hat. This is a great read and a fantastically illustrated book for you to win.

If you are interested then all you need to do is:

  • Vote for your favourite book cover using the poll (see top of the page)
  • Leave a comment through this post
  • Sit back, watch the voting develop and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed). Please note that this competition is open Worldwide
  • This poll will end on Sunday 18th November at 8pm. 
So here are the four book covers to vote for this week:

Book One - Laura Lam - Pantomime - Published By Strange Chemisty - February 7, 2013 Book Cover By Tom Bagshaw

Book Two - Conrad Mason - The Goblin's Gift - Published by David Fickling Books -  April 4, 2013 Book Cover By David Wyatt 

Book Three - Thomas Taylor - Haunters - Published By Chicken House -  May 24, 2012 - Book Cover By Steve Wells 

Book Four - Susan Gates - Viridian (Quicksilver) - Published by A&C Black - October 11, 2012 Book Cover By Melvyn Grant 

Happy voting and let the best "Book Cover" Win.  Don't forget to leave a comment to win the signed Jon Klassen -  This is Not My Hat.
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