Andrea Cremer shared the Cover Story for the hardcover of Nightshade last year, and since then I have eaten pizza with her and can confirm that she's as awesome as the books she writes. Seriously.
And now she has a newly redesigned paperback! Plus, the second novel in the Nightshade trilogy, Wolfsbane, was just released. Here's Andrea to talk covers:
"I didn't have a specific idea for the cover, but it always involved wolves and blood.
"The Wolfsbane cover: First of all it's green! My favorite color! I think it continues the theme of depicting Calla's strength. The concept is that she is crouched under the moon about to shift into wolf form. I love it!
"There were some small tweaks - usually about getting the color of Calla's eyes just right..."
Read the rest of Andrea's Cover Story, and see the original series covers, at melissacwalker.com.