Monday, 10 December 2012

Mr Ripley's Book Cover Wars Final 2012/13 Plus Darren Shan Book Competition

This is the big final for the book cover wars for 2012/13 - are you ready to vote?

Over the last four weeks, different authors and illustrators have battled for their book covers to be voted into the grand final. As a result, we now have four worthy winners who have the chance to be crowned with the title 'Mr Ripley's Enchanted book cover of the year'. So without any further waiting, let the final battle of horror commence . . . . 

A big thanks to all the authors and illustrators who have got behind their book cover and for the enjoyable banter that we have had with you all. 

A big thanks also to everyone who has voted - around 2000 votes have been cast over the last four heats! The last heat was a real battle with only one vote between two book covers.

As a voter, not only will you get the chance to choose your final favourite book cover, but you will also be in with the chance to win two books by Darren Shan 'ZOM-B'  - both the proof copy and a signed hardback of the same book.

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

  • Vote for your favourite book cover using the poll (see top right 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 17th December 2012 - 10PM
So here are the four book covers to vote for:

Book One - Alexander Gordon Smith - Execution: Escape from Furnace Published By Farrar Straus Giroux - November 13, 2012  Cover By Christian Fuenfhausen

Book Two - Thomas Taylor - Haunters - Published By Chicken House -  May 24, 2012 - Book Cover By Steve Wells 
Book Three - Derek Landy  - Kingdom of the Wicked (Skulduggery Pleasant) - Published by HarperCollins - August 30, 2012 Cover By Tom Percival/HarperCollins Team

Book Four - Will Hill - Department 19: Battle Lines - Published by Harper Collins -  March 28, 2012 Cover By Bose. Collins. London

Happy voting and may the horror, be with you!
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