This Valentine’s Day I’m showing my fantasy series a little love. I’ve forgone the box of overly-packaged, overpriced chocolates and sappy cards, and have instead opted for a little makeover…not for me, but for my books.
What in the world am I rambling on about? Cue drum roll……
The first three books of the Osteria Chronicles have now been officially relaunched!!
This process began last November-ish with admitting the books really needed a boost, then moved onto the cover design showdown over the holidays, and just wrapped up last week with an unexpected decision about the content of the books.
So what changed and what remained the same during this makeover?
Big Change Number One: The Covers
The first big change, as you can see below, was a cover redesign. The old covers, while I tried to give them a similar color tone and font, just didn’t have that “series” look to them. My goal with the redesign was to tie the covers together with similar imagery, tone, and font so the series has the same style across what will eventually be all six books. Continue reading