The Forsaken by Lisa M Stasse--After the formation of the United Northern Alliance--a merger of Canada, the United States, and Mexico into one Alenna is sent to an desolate prison island for teenagers believed to be predisposed to violence.
The Hobbit, Little Women & Watership Down book covers - design by Jill De Haan -- love the idea of these covers, turning an image into a very simplistic geometric pattern that would then be either die cut, foil inlay, or like a letter press imprint.
John Bertram and Yuri Leving have a new book, "Lolita: The Story of a Cover Girl: Vladimir Nabokov’s Novel in Art and Design," which explores, "the problem of capturing Nabokov’s psychologically complex story in a single image.
This book cover shows excellent figure ground/negative space. The contours formed by the position of the fox serve as the shape of a boy, I'm assuming "Peter." This empty space also creates a wonderful focal point for the book title to nestle into.