Book trailers have proved to be icing on the cake when it comes to book promotion and marketing. How many times have you been browsing on YouTube, only to come across a book trailer for a book in a genre that you normally would not read! Yet, after viewing said book trailer, you made a note of the book’s title and the author!
Here are 5 book trailers that we find simply creative, and at times breathtaking.
1. Book: Boundless, by Cynthia Hand
What’s Good About It: Well, it’s simple to begin with. Then there’s the sweeping music. The brand-enhancing graphics.
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2. Book: The Language of Flowers, by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Genre: Literary Fiction
What’s Good About It: PanMcMillan, the British publisher of Vanessa Diffenbaugh’s stunning novel, hired a marketing firm to put together this animated book trailer version about the ups and downs of the life of a foster child.
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3. Book: Kim Carr
Genre: New Adult
What’s Good About It: Some book trailers are simple, this one goes all out, with a string of actors, angst music in the background, and some simplistic special effects.
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