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Sunday, May 1, 2011

Cover Stories: We'll Always Have Summer by Jenny Han

The final book in Jenny Han's delicious summer trilogy is here! She has shared the Cover Stories for Book 1 (The Summer I Turned Pretty) and Book 2 (It's Not Summer Without You), and now we have the scoop behind We'll Always Have Summer (out this week). Here's Jenny:

"A girl in a white dress is what always what I wanted for the final book. I had this in mind even before I knew what I wanted for the second book.

"I actually bought the dress the cover model is wearing. I spent two days trolling the city for the perfect flowy white dress, and let me tell you, this was no easy feat. It was September, when white dresses had already been whisked off the sales racks and there was only like, plaid and back-to-school corduroy everywhere. I found the dress in the last store I went to, the night before the shoot. And on sale, no less!

"Lucy Cummins, the ever-amazing book designer, also brought some white dresses to pick from, but we ended up going with mine because it was the fanciest. You can’t tell by the cover, but it’s floor-length, halter neck, and silk. And it’s currently stuffed in an envelope somewhere behind my filing cabinet..."

Read the rest of Jenny's Cover Story at melissacwalker.com.


Little Willow said...

Great books, great author, and great cover story! Thanks for sharing, Melissa and Jenny.

What a wonderful treat, Jenny, to be so involved in the cover process - and to know you found the perfect dress!

In a way, the third cover is my favorite, because it's Belly by herself, and she really had to find herself.

Kudos to the photographers and cover designers. I love the covers of this series. They line up nicely and match spine-out or cover-out.

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