The bookshelf for an ebook is a screen: a smaller world where design elements, images, and small type are lost. Here are some striking, text-only covers, as well as one wild card, with only an image and a logo. Click-through for the book in its marketplace.
Lemon-lime, with a dash of blue agave.
n+1’s Kindle Singles look. This one intimates some kind of scrolling canvas.
The series look for all 5 “Hybrid” books titled “The Duel,” from Melville House.
The series look chosen by Hatje Cantz for their list of Documenta Notebooks, showing only the author’s name and a title-specific color.
The Domino Project series look, with one exception, consists only of an image and a logo.