Seductive Museums: Gallery of Fine Cover Art

Saturday, August 29

My Seductive Museums Fine Cover Art pick for August is...Deeper by Megan Hart.

Ok so I'm bending the rules just a little bit because I did not actually read Deeper this month, but hey it's my meme so I'm giving all of us permission...just this once to pick your favorite so far this year :)

I absolutely loved this cover the very first time I saw it. I loved the image of the couple in an intimate (but not explicit) embrace under water. I loved the blue background, and the font of the text. Love Love Loved it all!

After reading the book (and loving it even more than the cover) I found the cover art even more compelling and perfect for this essence it wasn't just a pretty picture or all about appearances. It epitomized for me so much what this book was about.

It is my absolute favorite cover so far this year, which is why I have picked Deeper as my very first candidate for Seductive Museums Masterpiece of the Year. So tell me what's your one favorite romance novel cover this year? Participate in the meme and submit your favorite covers to be considered for Masterpiece of the Year!


Are you drawn to a book by its cover? I know that I am, and many of you are as well. With so many books to choose from a fantastic book cover can help catch your eye, seduce you into taking notice and learning more, and can ultimately increase sales or exposure for an author. If they’re good, cover artists can bring to visual life the words and illustrate the story that the author has written in one extraordinary image, and as much as I hate to say this….sometimes the cover art is better than the actual book.

That’s why Seductive Musings is hosting a monthly meme called “Seductive Museums- Galley of Fine Cover Art”, where readers can submit their favorite book covers…. then we can all judge a book solely for it’s seductive cover art without any scruples! Anyone passionate about romance novels can participate.

Seductive Museums-Gallery of Fine Cover Art monthly meme info:

  • Share your favorite romance novel cover from any of the romance novels you’ve read this month, and remember this has nothing to do with the actual content of the book…just the cover.

  • The romance novel can be a new release, a current release, or an older book. As long as it is in print, it is available for purchase (no preorders), and is classified as a romance then it qualifies (historical romance, contemporary romance, paranormal romance, romantic suspense, erotic romance...).

  • Present your book cover art on the last Thursday of the month (barring any special events) on your blog using the Seductive Museums icon and following these participation rules. Tell us what you love about the cover, and then link your choice to the current Seductive Museums Gallery.

  • The following week I will compile a list of the submitted book covers and I'll have a poll where you can vote for your favorites. At the end of the year I will list the top book covers for each month and you can vote for the top 5 covers of the year. Once the masterpiece of the year has been chosen we will honor the author and the cover artist with an award.


Patricia Barraclough,  August 30, 2009 at 9:09 AM  

Nice cover. I look forward to seeing those that are nominated.

Alaine - Queen of Happy Endings August 30, 2009 at 7:40 PM  

I have an award for you!

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