AKA my biggest design inspiration. Yes, I am buttering her up. Hi, love ya! Here are some of my personal favorites of hers Look at that gorgeous type on that first one aH— INTERVIEW: When did you begin graphic design? I didn’t start studying graphic design until my junior year of college but feel I … Continue reading Interview With Kerri Resnick
What’s a cat’s favorite color? Purr-ple Or if you’re my cat, Vantablack(™), like her soul. I will say that these are only loosely defined as purple. Mostly. typetypetypetypetypetypetypetypetypetypetypetypetypetypetype. OMG. I just. I love that type. And as usual, I love the combination of photo and illustration, something I desperately wish I could do. I cannot … Continue reading Book Covers Of The Rainbow #6: Purple
Red is such an underrated color. It represents a myriad of things, everything from love to anger. Blood to passion. And it’s really goddamn bold. So why not start off this rainbow with red? (Side note: it’s really hard to find out who designs covers unless you own the book. PSA to publishers: TELL US!) … Continue reading BOOK COVERS OF THE RAINBOW #1: RED
HI, OKAY, I HAVE RETURNED FROM THE PIT OF COLLEGE APPS AND I AM BACK Nominally So apparently y’all mothers and fuckers seem to enjoy my photo work and I was asked by many people (okay, it was just one people) to spit wisdom from my keyboard in regards to how I do photo good-ly. … Continue reading How To Photography: A Small Guide
Sorry for the hiatus, y’all, I’ve been OBNOXIOUSLY busy with school, art stuff, and health stuff. But I’m back and slightly better than ever. ECLIPSE THE SKIES: ANTI COLONIALISM BUT IN SPACE THIS TIME 4/5 GATOS (Disclaimer: I received this book from the publisher. This has not influenced my review.) Ia Cōcha never thought she’d … Continue reading ECLIPSE THE SKIES: ANTI-COLONIALISM B U T SPACE
Wow only like two weeks late RED: BLANCA & ROJA by ANNA-MARIE McLEMORE IF YOU LOVE -GENDERQUEER LOVE INTERESTS -LATINX MAGIC -WLW GRANDMAS -SISTERHOOD AND HATE SWANS (WHICH WE ALL DO, THOSE THINGS ARE FREAKING VICIOUS) THEN THIS BOOK MAY BE FOR YOU ORANGE: DEPOSING NATHAN If you like -Complicated (AS FUCK) and definitely toxic … Continue reading A Rainbow Of Lesser Known LGBTQ+ Books For Pride Month
If anyone has a better title for this post please let me know. Also, no, these aren’t mugshots. KATIE KLIMOWICZ KATIE is a senior designer at Swoonreads and has a pretty f*cking awesome logo. Honestly, she’s just great at type. Clearly. You may know her from the designs above and the cover for A SOLDIER … Continue reading Ladies of Design That You Should Definitely Stan
Friends. We (almost) all have them. Sometimes they can kinda suck. But a good friendship is invaluable. And my friends are pretty awesome. Unless you break up with them. And then it’s kinda trash. (Take it from experience) I’m so glad someone wrote a book about this because frankly I’m tired of romantic breakups. NOW … Continue reading WHEN YOU WERE EVERYTHING Cover Reveal!
First off, I’m so so sorry that this was late today (some idiot slept through her alarm, I wonder who..) SWITCHBACK by DANIKA STONE SUMMARY: An epic YA adventure story about two friends lost in the Canadian wilderness from Danika Stone, the author of All the Feels. Vale loves to hike, but kind of hates her … Continue reading BLOG TOUR FOR SWITCHBACK+GIVEAWAY!
(AKA I’m back on my bullshit)(And rambling)(So much rambling) A CONSTELLATION OF ROSES by MIRANDO ASEBEDO Ever since her mother walked out, Trix McCabe has been determined to make it on her own. And with her near-magical gift for pulling valuables off unsuspecting strangers, Trix is confident she has what it takes to survive. Until … Continue reading A Constellation Of Roses Review
I hope this is worth the weird looks I got from Scott next door And thanks for not questioning me shoving my books in trees. — So, sorry for the absence y’all. I’ve been ridiculously under the weather (because I catch every cold that goes around) and school is a b*tch. SO HERE WE GO. … Continue reading Books Whose Covers Live Up To The Awesomeness Contained Within And Why You Should Read Them
DIVERSE FACES ON COVERS YO I don’t know how to title things Brought to you by Vicky’s hatred of faces on covers ❤ And also wow this was like concerningly hard to do HEY PUBLISHING TAKE A HINT I couldn’t find a high quality version of this one and it makes me sad. That text … Continue reading Diversity of YA Book Covers With People’s Faces On Them
SPIN THE DAWN by ELIZABETH LIM Project Runway meets Mulan in this sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl who poses as a boy to compete for the role of imperial tailor and embarks on an impossible journey to sew three magic dresses, from the sun, the moon, and the stars. Maia Tamarin dreams of becoming the greatest … Continue reading Spin The Dawn: In Which The Cover Lives Up To The Book and Meg Actually Posts On Her Blog