Book Cover Smackdown! 3 Tor.com Originals From May 2013 Go Head-to-Head
Tor.com’s single-story ebook publications (which come DRM-free) come with cover art that crushes that of most novels. Take, for example, this trio of covers of Tor.com originals that will be available next month. I don’t envy the person who has to choose the best among them. That’d be you!
Tell us which cover you like the best and why…
George R. R. Martin’s Wild Cards multi-author shared-world universe has been thrilling readers for over 25 years. Now, in addition to overseeing the ongoing publication of new Wild Cards books (like 2011′s Fort Freak, Martin is also commissioning and editing new Wild Cards stories for publication on Tor.com. Paul Cornell’s “The Elephant in the Room” is the tale of a young woman who can temporarily take on the superpowers of people she’s near…and of the crisis this leads her into as she struggles to deal with an over-controlling mother, a very strange boyfriend, and the beginning of a career.
“Fire Above, Fire Below” is about the crisis that the dying of a dragon living below a major city causes, and the pact made many years earlier to deal with such a situation.
Jack of Coins, by Christopher Rowe, is about a strange, amnesiac man who is befriended by a rebellious group of teenagers living in a repressive city.
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