A dozen high-profile magazines are in the running for best covers of the year. The nominees, winners in various categories, were chosen by Amazon.com customers for the second straight year.
Leading the way, Sports Illustrated and GQ were the only periodicals to garner multiple wins.
The next round of public voting takes place from now until September 30 on www.amazon.com/bestcovers.
The ultimate winner will be announced on October 4 in Chicago, at the American Magazine Conference, the premier meeting for industry leaders hosted by Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) and American Society of Magazine Editors.
The nominees are listed after the jump
News and Business–The Atlantic
Entertainment and Celebrity–GQ
Fashion/Beauty–The New Yorker
Science, Technology and Nature–National Geographic
Sports and Fitness–Sports Illustrated
House and Home—Coastal Living
Most Controversial–New York
Most Delicious–Texas Monthly
Best Vampire–Harper’s Bazaar