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Interactive Book Cover of the Future

Friday, November 11, 2011




























Wow. This is kinda cool. Check out what could very well be the book cover of the future. Only this is happening now.

Drag your mouse over the image above and watch it move with you.

According to GalleyCat, British Publisher Walker Books just unveiled this cover for Daylight Savings, a young adult thriller by Edward Hogan.

GalleyCat reports literary agent Jonny Geller was impressed, tweeting: “Better than a book trailer?”

I'm not sure if this is an example of the cover of the future, but it is creating a buzz for this author and his book. So, at the very least, it seems to be an effective marketing ploy.

This kind of book cover does bring all sorts of opportunities for romance book covers to mind; the hero's muscles could actually ripple. As to heaving bosoms...

UPDATE: I''ve taken the plunge and developed an author website that I actually have to pay for! I hope you'll start visiting me there; that's where I'll be blogging from now on! Come along and have a look! Click here.

2 comments:

Sharon Buchbinder said...

Whoa and hey! Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

Diana Quincy said...

Thanks for stopping by the blog, Sharon!

Now if only they could make tree books interactive- you know, the same way the newspaper pictures move Harry Potter style.

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