YA Cover Trends 2013 Part 1: Girls, Girls, Girls

I’ve always loved researching cover trends in YA, and have decided to finally make my own post on the subject! For now at least, I’ll be focusing on trends from 2013.

Girls Dramatically Looking/Walking into the Distance: Backwards Edition

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Girls Dramatically Looking/Walking into the Distance: Forwards Edition

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Shadow Girls:
Covers that only show the shadow or outline of a girl.

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Shattered faces:
Faces that are shattered or in pieces, with Mila 2.0 as the winner.

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Big Face
An in-your-face trend that’s been gaining popularity over the past couple years.

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Partial bodies:Missing heads, cut-off parts, half-bodies, all that jazz.

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Mirror image:

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