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Custom Book Cover Design Service

The book cover design is often argued to be the most important aspect of a book, as this is what catches the reader’s attention first and is often the ultimate factor in the purchase decision. Why opt for a templated, basic cover that might lose a reader’s interest when you can ensure that your book cover design is entirely unique?

In a nutshell

Work with one of our talented designers to produce a one of a kind, custom book cover design that will ensure your title stands out from the crowd. Your designer will collaborate with you to create a bespoke, beautiful, high-quality masterpiece that truly reflects your work.

What it costs

eBook Cover Design:

£125.00

Paperback Cover Design:

£140.00

Comparison -

£420.00 (Authorhouse)
£599.00 (Xlibris)

If you live outside of the UK, please ask your Publishing Advisor the correct price for your country.

Includes

eBook Cover:

- graphic design (manipulation of up to 2 licensed images) and/or bespoke artwork

- text placement (e.g. author name, title)

- copyright assigned to you so that you are free to use the cover for any purpose you wish

- liaising directly with our Senior Designer, so she can fully understand your creative vision

- supply of both high resolution RGB jpeg/pdf and working files (Adobe InDesign) so that you are free to make adjustments later down the line, if required

Paperback Cover:

- graphic design (manipulation of up to 2 licensed images) and/or bespoke artwork

- text placement including author name, title, spine text, logo (if applicable), barcode and ISBN (if applicable), blurb (if applicable)

- sized to specific dimensions (if required)

- copyright assigned to you so that you are free to use the cover for any purpose you wish

- liaising directly with our Senior Designer, so she can fully understand your creative vision

- supply of both high resolution RGB jpeg/pdf and working files (Adobe InDesign) so that you are free to make adjustments later down the line, if required

Browse examples in the Design Galleries.

Why do we do this?

We include the Book Cover Design Service as part of our publication services, as we believe that a unique and high-quality cover can make all the difference towards a book's reputation. The Book Cover Design Service is also available as a stand-alone option, which means that you can ensure your book cover design truly reflects the tone and content of your work, and can use it wherever and however you choose to publish.

How do we do this?


As a first time author knowing very little about the publishing industry and not really knowing how to get my debut novel into print, I have found Rowanvale an absolute pleasure and godsend to work with. Every single member of the team, from my account manager, editor, graphic designer, marketing advisor and anybody else I've failed to mention have kept me informed, up to date, and helped me immensely every step of the way in fulfilling my dream in bringing my story to life, with me ultimately having final editorial input throughout.

Publishing with Rowanvale books has been an absolute pleasure from beginning to end. 

The friendly, professional and user friendly service took away all the hassle and stress of self publishing for me as a debut author and every member of staff was always available and supportive whenever any issues would arise. Their proactive approach made things very easy and no problem was too big. I would highly recommend Rowanvale books to other authors who are in the same position as I was, not knowing which way to turn with my project, and I look forward to working with the whole team again with future projects, so thanks again for your hard work and effort guys.

I would highly recommend this honest, hard working, professional team to anyone in a similar position to what I was in, as they have strived to make it as stress free and cost effective as possible. All this aside, what made it the pleasant experience it was, was not just their professionalism and hard work, however it was more to do with the friendly nature and great working relationships established with the team. 

On a final note, I would like to say that Rowanvale offer a fantastic value for money service, and I would be more than happy to use their services again in the future, thank you guys.

Lee Shepherd, author of Abandoned
They also used our Paperback Publishing Service, Proofreading & Copy-Editing Service, eBook Publishing Service and Marketing & Aftercare Service