For my theme, I thought I'd do something I generally try very hard not to do, and that is judge a book by its cover. Yes, this year my A to Z Challenge is all about the cover artists who give the books we know and love so much damn shelf appeal.
To kick things off, we have Richard Anderson, the man behind the stunning covers below:
It's an unusual style for a fantasy novel, something of a watercolor technique with splashes of color that blur and overlap. It's not the polished, sharp-edged illustration we're used to, but it really works.
You can check out his site here.