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Love Water Memory
Love Water Memory
Jennie Shortridge
Gallery Books

Designer: Laywan Kwan
Art Director: Lisa Litwack

Submitted into 50 Covers


Whistling Past the Graveyard
Whistling Past the Graveyard
Susan Crandall
Gallery Books

Designer: Laywan Kwan
Art Director: Lisa Litwack

Submitted into 50 Covers


A Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley
A Life In Books: The Rise and Fall of Bleu Mobley
Warren Lehrer
GOFF Books

Designer: Warren Lehrer
Art Director: Warren Lahrer
Other Credits: Written, Designed, and Illustrated by Warren Lehrer Additional Illustration: Melina Rodrigo and Donna Chang Cover Illustration: Warren Lehrer and Jonathon Rosen

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Stench of Honolulu
The Stench of Honolulu
Jack Handey
Grand Central Publishing

Designer: Catherine Casalino & Thomas Woodruff
Art Director: Catherine Casalino
Other Credits: Design and lettering by Catherine Casalino, Illustration by Thomas Woodruff

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Banner of the Passing Clouds
The Banner of the Passing Clouds
Anthea Nicholson
Granta

Designer: Scot Bendall, Richard Carey
Art Director: Michael Salu
Design Firm: La Boca

Submitted into 50 Covers


Happy Accidents
Happy Accidents
Hornall Anderson
Graphis

Designer: Jack Anderson, Lisa Cerveny, Belinda Bowling
Art Director: Jack Anderson, Lisa Cerveny
Design Firm: Hornall Anderson
Other Credits: Production Manager: Paula Cox; Production Designer: Saxon Rawlings; Interactive Producers (for USB drive): Halli Thiel, Jodi Minehan; Interactive Designer (for USB drive): Joseph King; Developer (for USB drive): Gordon Mueller; Photography: Various photographers; Copywriter: Ben Steele; Printer: Cenveo / C&C Offset

Submitted into 50 Books


3 Sections
3 Sections
Vijay Seshadri
Graywolf Press

Designer: Jeenee Lee
Art Director: Katie Dublinski
Design Firm: Jeenee Lee Design

Submitted into 50 Covers


This Close
This Close
Jessica Francis Kane
Graywolf Press

Designer: Kyle G. Hunter
Art Director: Katie Dublinski
Other Credits: Cover art: "Clouds" © Jelena Veskovic / iStockPhoto.com. "Color Swatches" © stuartbur / iStockPhoto.com

Submitted into 50 Covers


The Skin of Memory
The Skin of Memory
Judith Wilde
Green Robot Press

Designer: Olga Mezhibovskaya
Other Credits: All the imagery in this book is from the art work of Judith Wilde

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


One Great Year
One Great Year
Tamara Veitch and Rene DeFazio
Greenleaf Book Group LLC

Designer: Brian Phillips
Art Director: Sheila Parr
Design Firm: Greenleaf Book Group LLC

Submitted into 50 Covers


Temple Ranch Cookbook
Temple Ranch Cookbook
Ellen Temple and Patrick Hieger
Greenleaf Book Group LLC

Designer: Sheila Parr
Art Director: Sheila Parr
Design Firm: Greenleaf Book Group LLC
Other Credits: Photographs reproduced with the permission of Chase Fountain and Texas Parks and Wildlife, Austin, Texas; Art Gray Photography, Santa Monica, California; Joe Lowery Photography, Lufkin, Texas; Russell MacMasters Photography, Sonoma, California; David Nix Photography, Dallas, Texas; and Tom Ulrich Photos, West Glacier, Montana

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell
The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell
William Klaber
Greenleaf Book Group LLC

Designer: Kim Lance
Art Director: Sheila Parr
Design Firm: Greenleaf Book Group LLC
Other Credits: Cover photo ©iStockphoto.com/Ann_Mei

Submitted into 50 Covers


Utopia Texas
Utopia Texas
Michael Glasscock
Greenleaf Book Group LLC

Designer: Neil Gonzales
Art Director: Sheila Parr
Design Firm: Greenleaf Book Group LLC
Other Credits: Cover images ©iStockphoto.com/THEPALMER-Roberto A Sanchez ©iStockphoto.com/101PHOTO-Eduard Titov ©iStockphoto.com/mammuth-Peter Zelei ©iStockphoto.com/brainmaster-Hayri Er Image Copyright Smailhodzic, 2012. Used under license from Shutterstock.com

Submitted into 50 Covers


Sarah Sze: Triple Point
Sarah Sze: Triple Point
Johanna Burton (Author), Holly Block (Introduction), Carey Lovelace (Introduction), Sarah Sze (Artist)
Gregory R. Miller & Co./The Bronx Museum of the Arts

Designer: Takaaki Matsumoto, Robin Brunelle
Art Director: Takaaki Matsumoto
Design Firm: Matsumoto Incorporated
Other Credits: Production Manager: Amy Wilkins

Submitted into 50 Books
Submitted into 50 Covers


An Unnecessary Woman
An Unnecessary Woman
Rabih Alameddine
Grove Press

Designer: Roberto de Vicq de Cumptich
Art Director: Charles Woods
Design Firm: de Vicq design

Submitted into 50 Covers





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