Monday, October 11, 2010

CONTEST [CLOSED]: Cover Redesign: Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

Several book bloggers are celebrating some awesome new YA releases by participating in an event called Fall Into Fantasy, hosted by The Bookish Type. To see the complete list of bloggers participating and events that will be taking place, please see this post.

Today, I have the honor of hosting a cover redesign contest for Nightshade by Andrea Cremer! I love cover redesign contests because I love looking at other people’s creations. So let’s see those creative juices flowing! I know some of you may not have read Nightshade yet it hasn’t been released yet (release day is 10/19/2010) so I’ve included the book cover and blurb to give you an idea of what the book is about.


Calla Tor has always known her destiny: After graduating from the Mountain School, she'll be the mate of sexy alpha wolf Ren Laroche and fight with him, side by side, ruling their pack and guarding sacred sites for the Keepers. But when she violates her masters' laws by saving a beautiful human boy out for a hike, Calla begins to question her fate, her existence, and the very essence of the world she has known. By following her heart, she might lose everything--including her own life. Is forbidden love worth the ultimate sacrifice?


  • Open Internationally.
  • One entry per person.
  • Entries must be submitted no later than 11:59pm (PST) on Saturday, October 16th, 2010.
  • To submit your entry, post your cover redesign of Nightshade on your blog. Then come back to this post and enter the link to your post in the comments of this post. (Please use the direct link to your post, not the link to your blog’s homepage. In other words, make it easy for Ms. Cremer to find your entry.)
  • One winner will be chosen by Andrea Cremer.
  • Winner will be announced on or around Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 (Nightshade’s release day!).

The winner will receive a *signed* finished copy of Nightshade by Andrea Cremer.



Ashley @ Ashley’s Bookshelf
Jami @ YA Addict
KatieDoll @ Sophistikatied
Lesley @ Young Adult Books Reviewed
Paula @ The Phantom Paragrapher
Misha1989 @ My Love Affair with Books
Minamostaza @ melimiranda
Jen @ Reading Lassie
Adriana @ ~*Loves to Read*~
Vicky @ Vicky
Kulsuma @ Sunshine and Stardust
Mg @ Loud Words + Sounds
Faye @ Ramblings of a Teenage Bookworm
Kirthi @ Pages
Dahlia @ Dahlia’s Eclectic Mind
DforDarla @ DforDarla’s Definite Reads
Tynga @ Tynga’s Reviews
Cinnamon @ Frozen Equinox
Missie @ The Unread Reader
Ashley @ Book Junkies
Jessica @ A Fanatic’s Book Blog
Sabbi @ That’s Sabbichu to You [WINNER]
Lauren @ Hells-lil-saint Book Reviews
Sofia @ A Sour Cherry’s Blog
Jenna @ Ms. Gorecki’s Media Arts
Nikki @ Wicked Awesome Books
Michikit @ Amina Black
Rachel @ Parajunkee’s Design

About Brianna: Supermom by day, naughty reader by night. Addicted to chocolate, Twitter, her iPad, her Kindle, and 99¢ Kindle deals. You can follow Brianna on Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, and Instagram.

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  1. It already has such a beautiful cover its going to be a tough job. I can't wait to see what everybody comes up with.

  2. Danielle - I agree! It is a beautiful cover.

  3. Linked up on the master list! I totally agree with you guys - this cover is gorgeous. And really fits the book =)

  4. Well here is my attempt :( Im still learning. What do you all think?

    Ashley's Bookshelf

  5. Thank you for hosting this awesome contest! Here is my entry:

  6. I hope it's okay that I've already had it posted!

  7. Here is mine, I'm so excited. It's my favorite cover for a contest I've made. :)

  8. Hi , Check out my cover on

    This is my 2nd time creating a cover in 2 days :)

  9. Hi, just wondering if I can get a rundown of the main characters as I haven't read this book before. Then i'll post my cover-art (:

  10. My entry- (I am not really good at these things so this is the best I could do.)


  11. Here you go:

    I really hope you guys like it. I wanna read Nightshade SO badly I couldn't miss the opportunity of a Nightshade giveaway even if my covert art sucks I just had to do it.

  12. Here's my obra maestra:

    I thought I can't finish it today. It took me 6 hours to create it.

    Thanks because I had FUN! :)


  13. KatieDoll - I don't think that will be a problem :)

  14. ♥s.shapeshift_ - I haven't read the book myself so I'm trying to get some information for you. Once I get some information on the MCs, I'll post another comment on this post.

  15. Ashley - Sorry, one entry per person.

  16. Here's my entry. :D

    There's already so many great covers to choose from.

  17. ♥s.shapeshift_ Ask and you shall receive. I got this from The Bookish Type (she's read the book). She says:

    There a whoooole lot of characters, since there are multiple packs running around, but the major ones are as follows:

    Calla: Calla is the alpha Guardian (werewolf - kinda) of the Nightshade pack and a warrior. She's loyal and tough, but also has a vulnerable, scared side that she works hard to hide. She's torn between Shay and Ren. She has gold eyes and platinum blond hair.

    Shay: Shay is human. He has a strong sense of justice. He comes across as extremely vulnerable and shy because he doesn't know what kind of world he's stumbled into, but he's really sweet, determined and inquisitive. He has brown hair with a slight shimmer of gold, green-grey eyes, and is lean but strong.

    Ren: He's the alpha of the Bane pack. He's strong and imposing, and exudes confidence and power. He's really hard to understand because he can be a complete jerk or he can be surprisingly deep and sweet. He has dark eyes, dark hair, and is large and muscular.

    Ansel: Calla's little brother and a member of the Nightshade pack. He's a couple years younger than most of the others, but is protective. He's adorable and caring, and alternates between seeming really innocent and surprisingly wise.

    Bryn: Bryn is Calla's best friend and her second in the Nightshade pack. She's small, but spunky and energetic and extremely loyal to Calla.

    Lumine: Lumine is a Keeper (which basically means witch) and owns the Nightshade pack. She's very elegant and pretentious and always perfectly put-together.

    Efron: Efron is a Keeper who owns the Bane pack. He's very suave and genteel, but also pretty creepy.

    Logan: Logan is Efron's son. He's a Keeper and is the same age as most of the Guardians. He's used to privilege and getting his way. He's arrogant and unpredictable.

    A huge THANK YOU to The Bookish Type for taking the time to write this out!

  18. No problem! Glad to help =)

    These entries are AMAZING!!

  19. Casey - I know! I love looking at them :)

  20. Here is my entry.

    There are so many awesome covers already!


  21. Hello, here's my entry.

    thanks for making it international!^.^

  22. Here's my entry.

    Great cover remake, I love the original cover so much. It's purple so I of coarse love it.

  23. yay! i loved half of these books! the other half i HAVE to this event!

    here's my cover(it's the 1st one i ever made!!):

  24. Here's my cover:

    Thanks so much!

  25. Great contest! So much fun! Here's my cover:

  26. Here's my take on Nightshade =)

  27. This was really fun to do! Here's my entry :D

  28. OMG! So many great entries so far. Now I'm embarassed to submit mine.

    Here goes nothing:

    Awesome contest! Thanks for hosting!
    missie at

  29. Thanks so much!

    I'll get working on my cover and should have it in a few days (:

  30. Here is my entry:

    All the covers are amazing!

  31. Here is mine! Thanks!

  32. Everyone's entries are so beautiful!

  33. Done my cover (: Not originally what I intended, but my cover nevertheless. I put my bloglink on it 'cause i'm so proud and paranoid :p

    Link to blog post:

    Link to picture :

  34. Everyone's entries are so pretty~!

    My entry is here:

    Thank you Book Vixen for holding this contest! <3

  35. This is my entry, i hope you like it. Good luck everyone!

    Thank you

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  37. Such beautiful entries! I just hope mine lives up to them.

    Vixen, thank you for the amazing contest and best of luck to everyone!

  38. This is a pretty awesome contest. :)

    Here is my entry -

    - Gorecki

  39. I love all these covers! They're so pretty. Here's mine:

  40. Here is my entry:

    Thank you for the contest.(^_^)

    Ps: Super great entries!!!

  41. Here is mine.

    How cool is this my darlin! This is the most attention I've seen a cover contest get ever. Woot woot, go you.

  42. Here's mine:

  43. Kailia Sage - sorry, the deadline to enter was yesterday


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