Friday, 15 October 2010

Mr Ripleys Book Cover Wars 2010 - Heat 1 of 4 - Plus Charlie Higson Book Giveaway - The Enemy

They are finally back. . . . . you are now entering the book cover war zone for 2010. 


For any follower of this site, this is the chance to become part of the weekly book cover wars. Each week (for the next 4 weeks) we are 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 2010'.


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 signed book each week. Therefore, in order to kick off the competition this week, we have a signed copy of Charlie Higson's 'The Enemy' to give away. 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 or send a tweet through Twitter
  • sit back, watch the voting develop and wait to hear whether you've won (once the poll has closed)





Book One is - Cristy Burne - Takshita Demons:The Filth Licker - Published By Frances Lincoln Children's Books - June 2011


                               Tobias and the Super Spooky Ghost Book
Book Two - Tom Percival - Tobias and the Spooky Ghost Book -  Published By HarperCollins - Sept 2010


                               
Book Three - Steve Feasey - Changeling:Zombie Dawn - Published By Macmillan Books - 2011


Book Four - Adam Jay Epstein & Andrew Jacobson - The Familiars - Published By HarperCollins -  Sept 2010

15 comments:

Kulsuma said...

cool! i voted.

also, is this international?

Mr Vincent said...

Thanks for the vote.

I am happy to post out the book worldwide to the winner.

Suzanne said...

Oh my. I love it when publishers make an effort with their graphics.

SJ said...

I love this kind of books.. haha =d

I already voted! ;D The book that I voted looks so good ( not only the cover =D)...

I'm so happy that this is international... I hope I win, so I can read and do a review to my blog =P... haha... Crossed fingers...

Best,
Salatiel Júnior!

Mr Vincent said...

Test Comment!

Thanks for all your votes!

Anita Marion Loughrey said...

I vote for Book Three - Steve Feasey - Changeling:Zombie Dawn

Tim said...

The familiars gets my vote.... A bit of good old fashioned magical-ness!

jools_71 said...

All 4 covers look good, but I did like one more.

Library Mice said...

I have voted :0)

Frances said...

I have voted,book cover wars is a great idea. At work yesterday (school library) the kids and author Catherine Johnson (bullet boy fame)had a long discussion about what they think makes a good book cover.Interesting stuff. Great site by the way!

Becky The Bookette said...

There is a stand out cover there for me. I shall cast my vote!

Keith Mansfield said...

Great idea. Was at a book event this week when the judging panel laid into the covers big time. Not actually a huge fan of any of these, but I have voted!

Salty Popcorn said...

Book Two - Tom Percival - Tobias and the Spooky Ghost Book

kohsamui14 said...

The familiars
something familiar about a cartoon cat- but is he a familiar with a totally different character!!! the picture luls you into a false sense of security
tweeted @kohsamui14

Mr Vincent said...

Hello Tim,

Congratulations! You have won the signed Charlie Higson Book.

Please can you send me your details to me,and I will post it out to you as soon as I have them.

You can also DM them,to me on twitter.

V