Safe and Sound
Cover Designer: TS Krupa
Comments about cover design
I didn’t want a typical beach scene, it felt too cliche. I wanted something more as well as a little different for the cover. My publisher, Advantage Media, helped by proposing the idea of a bed with rumpled sheets. We had several different angles of the bed and the cover we chose best described the journey. We added the coffee and journal and I felt it was more fitting of the book, because it’s more than a beach book, it’s about the main character’s journey from anguish to hope. The best compliment I have gotten was from a blogger after they finished reading it, said “Oh, and I really like the cover. I didn’t pay much attention to it before I started reading, but after finishing the book, I realized it suits it perfectly.”
Isabella T. says
This is GORGEOUS. It’s definitely one of my favorite covers. Everything is perfect, even the & sign in the middle layer.
Jennifer Wilson says
I like this cover the best!
Debbie Haupt says
This cover is my choice especially when you know the heartbreaking premise. It’s simple, classy and it says it all!
Love the clean lines and how simple the artwork is. Leaves a lot for the reader to infer.
Brian Faris says
I really like this cover. Sometimes simplicity is best, as it allows the reader to wonder. This cover not only catches your attention with the unmade bed and the color palette, but engages a reader to wonder “what is this all about…?”
Laryssa Kassman says
Love this cover! Always inviting and catches your eye. Love the colors used! It definitely gooes hand in hand with the themes of the wonderful story well. Love it!
Renee Meyer says
I think book covers either have it or they don’t… this one definitely has it! There’s something really sophisticated and simple about the design that just works. Great fonts and overall a great design. Good luck!
Adelaide Brown says
Such a professional looking cover! The unmade bed is certainly eye-catching. Really makes me want to know what this story is about. Would definitely pick this up and read the description if I saw it on a bookshelf!
Glynis Astie says
Gorgeous cover! It is very sophisticated and inviting. 🙂
Justin James says
I agree with the previous commenters, I really like the design for this book and the professional image it portrays. Well done!
Amanda Lupi says
Love this cover. Like everyone before me, its clean and simple, and it goes with the story line of the book. Hope it wins!
Brian Reese says
It’s a very fitting cover as who doesn’t feel Safe & Sound when snuggled in their bed? The lack of people and the fact that the bed is not made foreshadows the loss and loneliness to come while the coffee and journal alludes to things that help people find comfort. A perfect match!
Tara Shollenberger says
I love how the cover translates to the story without being so literal that it takes place at the beach. So clean and crisp!
Deborah Carney says
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Caitlin Bauer says
I love this cover. It’s clean and classy. It really draws the eye. After having read the book, I can tell how clever it really is. The crumpled bed, coffee cup and journal carry SO much meaning. Brilliant design.
Phil Steer says
I agree with Amy — clean & simple were the words that came to me. The text is classy, the crumpled sheets give texture and depth, and the coffee cup & journal add little points of interest to catch the eye.
Amy Dingmann says
I really like this cover. Simple, clean, inviting. Love the colors.