Tuesday, March 06, 2012 17:44

Top 10 Tuesday (3). Covers of 2012.

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish.

Top Ten Covers of 2012 (that we know of so far!)
Oehhh, I love this one!

Incarnate (Newsoul, #1)Everneath (Everneath, #1)

Jodi Meadows - Incarnate (New Soul 1)
Ana is new. For thousands of years in Range, a million souls have been reincarnated over and over, keeping their memories and experiences from previous lifetimes. When Ana was born, another soul vanished, and no one knows why.

Brodi Ashton - Everneath (Everneath 1)
Last spring, Nikki Beckett vanished, sucked into an underworld known as the Everneath, where immortals Feed on the emotions of despairing humans. Now she's returned- to her old life, her family, her friends- before being banished back to the underworld... this time forever.
AboveDragonswood
Leah Bobet - Above.
Matthew has loved Ariel from the moment he found her in the tunnels, her bee's wings falling away. They live in Safe, an underground refuge for those fleeing the city Above—like Whisper, who speaks to ghosts, and Jack Flash, who can shoot lightning from his fingers.

But one terrifying night, an old enemy invades Safe with an army of shadows, and only Matthew, Ariel, and a few friends escape Above. As Matthew unravels the mystery of Safe's history and the shadows' attack, he realizes he must find a way to remake his home—not just for himself, but for Ariel, who needs him more than ever before.
Janet Lee Carey - Dragonswood.
Wilde Island is not at peace. The kingdom mourns the dead Pendragon king and awaits the return of his heir; the uneasy pact between dragons, fairies, and humans is strained; and the regent is funding a bloodthirsty witch hunt. Tess, daughter of a blacksmith, has visions of the future, but she still doesn't expect to be accused of witchcraft.

Of PoseidonA Temptation of Angels

Anna Banks - Of poseidon.
Galen  is the prince of the Syrena, sent to land to find a girl he’s heard can communicate with fish. Emma is on vacation at the beach. When she runs into Galen—literally, ouch!—both teens sense a connection. But it will take several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, for Galen to be convinced of Emma’s gifts. Now, if he can only convince Emma that she holds the key to his kingdom.
Michelle Zink - A temptation of Angels.
When her parents are murdered before her eyes, sixteen-year-old Helen Cartwright finds herself launched into an underground London where a mysterious organization called the Dictata controls the balance of good and evil. Helen learns that she is one of three remaining angelic descendants charged with protecting the world's past, present, and future. Unbeknownst to her, she has been trained her whole life to accept this responsibility. Now, as she finds herself torn between the angelic brothers protecting her and the devastatingly handsome childhood friend who wants to destroy her, she must prepare to be brave, to be hunted, and above all to be strong, because temptation will be hard to resist, even for an angel.
Rapture (Fallen, #4)Enchanted
Lauren Kate - Rapture (Fallen 4)
Like sand in an hourglass, time is running out for Luce and Daniel. To stop Lucifer from erasing the past they must find the place where the angels fell to earth. Dark forces are after them, and Daniel doesn’t know if he can do this—live only to lose Luce again and again.
Yet together they will face an epic battle that will end with lifeless bodies . . . and angel dust. Great sacrifices are made. Hearts are destroyed. And suddenly Luce knows what must happen.

Alethea Kontins - Enchanted.
When Sunday meets an enchanted frog who asks about her stories, the two become friends. Soon that friendship deepens into something magical. One night Sunday kisses her frog goodbye and leaves, not realizing that her love has transformed him back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland—and a man Sunday’s family despises.

Hemlock (Hemlock, #1)Scarlet

Kathleen Peacock - Hemlock (Hemlock 1)
Mackenzie and Amy were best friends. Until Amy was brutally murdered.
Since then, Mac’s life has been turned upside down. She is being haunted by Amy in her dreams, and an extremist group called the Trackers has come to Mac’s hometown of Hemlock to hunt down Amy’s killer: A white werewolf.

A.C. Gaughen - Scarlet.
Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. Helping the people of Nottingham outwit the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life as Gisbourne closes in.
How did I manage to find a top 10 out of so many beautiful covers? I don't think I've seen so many gorgeous covers in 2011. I just decided to go to Goodreads, open a list with 'covers 2012' and take the 10 favorites from the first page. So, here they are!

What's your list? And if you don't have a list on your blog tell me here: what's your favorite?
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Mel@thedailyprophecy

Mel is a microbiology technician who is obsessed with Disney, fairytale retellings and fantasy. If she's not reading or blogging, she's either busy with gaming, hanging out with family or watching a TV show. She loves summer and bright nail polish. One of her dreams is to travel the world. She has found her Prince Charming and they are together for 7+ years.

12 comments:

  1. Lovely Covers! I think covers are commercials for the story within. Enjoy your reading. kaye—the road goes ever ever on

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    1. You're so right! A cover really shows the story in one simple picture.

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  2. I love all your cover choices! So many that you posted were ones that I considered. I love Hemlock, Rapture, Enchanted, and A Temptation of Angels! You have phenomenal taste in books :D

    Darlene @ Leather Bound and Lovely

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    1. Ahh, thanks for the compliment! I'm glad you liked it :D

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  3. You definitely picked quite a few gorgeous covers. Incarante is one of my favorite this year and I didn't even think about Above but that cover is great too.

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    1. Yeah, Above is great. I love how you first don't see the wings, until you look very good.

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  4. I love the dress on the cover of Enchanted - I'd be a very happy lady if I could get hold of one of those!
    And you've just had me adding Above to my ever-growing wishlist!

    Agreeing with you on the covers for Incarnate, Everneath and A Temptation of Angels.

    Great post!
    Following back from Pen to Paper - thanks for following me!

    Dani @ Pen to Paper

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    1. That dress is to die for!

      & thanks for following back!

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous covers, Mel!!
    I love A Temptation of Angels, goodness, it's killing me waiting for its release! I haven't seen Rapture around, but it's beautiful as well!! Oh oh oh! Above! Although the colours aren't varied that much, the details of the wings are still stunning! *o* Thanks for sharing these beautiful covers! I love your cover taste ;)

    Vivian @ Vivaciously, Vivian

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    1. I want to read A temptation of Angels so badly! I love the wings on Above. You're welcome :D

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  6. Yessss these covers are alllll so amazing especially Incarnate!! <333

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  7. I agree with you on all of these! I love all of the Fallen covers, Rapture is beautiful! Of Poseidon and A Temptation of Angels are gorgeous! Great choices :)

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