Often, a potential reader judges a book as harshly on how the title looks, as they do what the title is. The font, color, spacing, size, imagery, and other factors all have strong impact on the perceived attractiveness of cover design.
And while we claim to never judge a book by it’s cover, the reality is that the cover is the very first thing we do judge a book by.
This gallery has 35 examples of wonderful typography in book cover design. People who made all the right choices for a design that’s both honest and attractive.