These ones are for adult readers, but we'll forgive them.
My Unwritten Books by George Steiner
Things We Didn't See Coming by Steven Amsterdam
One Red Paperclip: Or How an Ordinary Man Achieved His Dream with the Help of a Simple Office Supply by Kyle Macdonald
And sometimes when we are casting about for inspiration or simply need to catch our breath, we can be found skulking around the Covers blog or dallying in An Archive of Book Cover Designs and Designers or just slipping on over to see what's new on The Book Design review.
It seems we are inordinately fond of the less-is-more approach to book design, and we must confess that a little well-placed nostalgia can win us over too. You know what we mean, because really, who can look away from the very handsome Popular Penguins that have sprung up in every book store in the land.