KB’s Heart Machine Cover Direction for LOVE FORTUNES AND OTHER DISASTERS

Our cover designers have created some amazing cover directions for LOVE FORTUNES AND OTHER DISASTERS by Kimberly Karalius, and we’re counting on you to choose which one actually goes on the book! We know it’s a big decision, so today we’ve asked Designer KB to share the story behind this gorgeous cover approach:

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In this cover approach I was trying to really capture a single key element of the book: Zita’s Love Fortune Machine.  

 “The love fortune machine was built into the wall on the left-hand side of the shop. Like the storefront, it was painted the same shade of pink and rimmed with golden swirls. A series of cogs, kept behind rose-colored glass, moved each time a new fortune was being printed on the paper strips.” – From LOVE FORTUNES AND OTHER DISASTERS

 This machine, and the fortune that Fallon gets from it, is what kickstarts the entire story. Can’t you just imagine placing your hand on the glass heart and having your fortune told? 

If you love what KB is doing here, let us know by leaving a comment and voting for this cover direction. And remember, this is a cover direction, not the final cover, so if you have suggestions for making it even more Swoonworthy, share it in the comments!

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