Over on The Casual Optimist, blogger Dan Wagstaff regularly highlights effective and unusual book cover designs. For anyone looking to design his or her own cover, or looking to bring some ideas to a professional designer, this site’s book cover design posts are required viewing.
Start with 50 Covers For 2013, which also includes links to similar lists for prior years, going back to 2010.
Next, browse the Recent Covers of Note posts.
Finally, check out the 50 Canadian Book Cover Designs post.