Cover Crazy is a weekly meme hosted by The Book Worms on Mondays. The idea is to showcase a beautiful book cover each week.
At first glance, the cover for Renegade seems like just another pretty-girl-in-a-dress cover, but there's actually so much more to it. I love the juxtaposition of the flawlessly positioned girl and the tranquility of the garden with the rusted background and what seems to be cracks down the window in the back, as well as the subtle touch that the rose has stabbed the girl's hand, and there is blood dripping down her fingers onto her dress.
It took me a little while to realize, but this seems like an illustrated cover. As always, illustrated covers get automatic points of awesome, but I really like this particular illustration style with this cover. I love how it looks almost real, but upon close inspection, you realize that it couldn't possibly be a photograph, just as Evelyn thinks she is certain of the reality in her world, but once she looks closer, it is proven to be something else entirely.
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