Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Cards

You know what's great about the topic playing cards? They're all red and black, my favorite colors! However, I didn't end up sticking to just playing cards. I couldn't quite tell what some of the cards on covers were and just using playing card covers was limiting, so tarot cards, baseball cards---really any palm-sized cards---I also deemed appropriate. Speaking of cards though, it has been a...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Cloaks/Hoods

This was another one of those topics that I just noticed on a lot of covers, so I decided to start marking them down and share them with you :-) But is it just me, or is there something sexy about hoods? Maybe it's the mysterious vibe they have? I don't know, but I kind of love them, so here are some awesome covers that have characters wearing...