On a recent visit to Powell's Books in Portland, Oregon, I naturally gravitated to the wall of new novel releases. For both Adult and YA, the type treatment of the moment is this painterly, brush-stroke-like hand lettering that's 1) quite large—as in, it takes up most of the cover; 2) a basic color, mainly white or black; and 3) at a slightly left-sloping angle. Some of my favorites:
Which then got the wheels turning and ultimately inspired the final iteration of Lauren Myracle's upcoming YA novel, The Infinite Moment of Us. A complete look at the making of the cover coming next week. Stay tuned!