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The Need for a New Cover

Book covers have long been considered the most immediately important part of a book’s design. A book’s cover is the first thing a potential reader sees in a bookstore, and has the dual job of adequately invoking the book’s contents and being aesthetically pleasing. Before the popularity of ebooks and the ability to buy books online, book covers were seen in person, usually on a shelf. In more recent years, publishers must take into account how their book cover will look as a thumbnail, which drastically changes the requirements.