Harlequin Covers Nominated for 1st Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards 2009!
by Jayne Hoogenberk, eHarlequin Community Manager
The All Things Urban Fantasy website has assembled a team of experts and, from the numbers of urban fantasy books released this past year, selected what they consider to be the 5 best covers in 15 categories. And the exciting news is that a number of our Harlequin book covers have been nominated!
Harlequin TEEN’s My Soul to Take by Rachel Vincent is up for Best YA Cover, Best Debut Cover, and Most Unique Cover, the Silhouette Nocturne volume, Midnight Cravings has been nominated for Best Anthology Cover, and Rachel Vincent is up for even more cover kudos for her Werecat series as Best Overall Covers in a Series. Her cover for SHIFT is even up for Most Anticipated Cover for 2010!
Here are the covers in the order they were mentioned:
Now, we’ve all been admiring the covers here at Harlequin for some time now and in fact several of our boardrooms display blown up copies of the covers for us to freely ogle. So if you like them too, you can help pick the winners in the first Annual Urban Fantasy Awards! The nice thing about this contest is that everyone who votes will be entered to win some wonderful prizes AND international voters are eligible to win the Grand Prize*, however other voter prizes will be limited to US/Canada or UK as noted on the website.
Here are the prizes listed below:
* Grand Prize: $25 Amazon Gift Certificate plus your choice of any one book that wins its category (if you choose the foreign cover you will not necessarily receive the foreign version). Open internationally!
Additional winners will receive either:
* A signed copy of DEADTOWN by Nancy Holzner (nominee for Best Debut Cover)
* A signed copy of HEX IN HIGH HEELS by Linda Wisdom (nominee for Best Floating Head Cover) along with a couple hex-y goodies.
* A copy of DESTINY OF THE WOLF by Terry Spear (nominee for Best Male with Animal Cover)
* A personalized copy of THE COLD KISS OF DEATH by Suzanne McLeod (nominee for Best Floating Head Cover) *UK only
* Two copies of MY SOUL TO TAKE from Harlequin
Click HERE to vote and enter to win in the 1st Annual Urban Fantasy Cover Art Awards and cheer for your favorite covers…
What other covers did you love this year and would nominate?