Questions tagged [cover-art]

Illustrations and/or photographs on the outside of album covers, movie boxed sets and other printed media.

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What is the Speaker for the Dead cover depicting?

To me, it seems that whatever is on the cover of Speaker for the Dead--it appears to be a docking location for starships--is entirely unrelated to the story. Am I missing something? Is it depicting ...
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Looking for a particular book, and all I remember is the cover [duplicate]

I first read this book around 1983-1985 (no actual idea of when it was first printed), and, while I can't remember all that much from the book itself (other than enjoyable), I do remember the cover of ...
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Fantasy book cover with tree trunk and boy with skin like tree bark

My fiance says she read a fantasy book in seventh grade, but can't remember the author or much of the story line. She says the book cover was of a tree trunk in slight shadow and also a boy with skin ...
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Dragon with orange and black butterfly wings - mass market paperback fantasy short stories

I saw a mass market paperback at a Waldenbooks in Texas in the early 1990's that was a collection of fantasy short stories, it had front cover art of a dragon or two (maybe green colored) but with ...
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Trying to recall a book - cover art heterochromia, plot with genetic mutations and a utopia

My mother remembers reading a book in the 80's, and only clearly remembers the cover art. However the date is irrelevant because she doesn't think it was new. The cover had a face with one brown eye ...