I think I've always been easy going when it comes to accepting cover art. So far, I've only said no to one and it was one I commissioned, not one my publisher had made.
I figure the publishers and cover artists know more about marketing than I do, even though I try to educate myself about it. So although I'm not in love with covers where heads are cut off, I accept them as I hear they sell well. One of my best sellers shows a man's naked torso with no head.
Still, when I'm the buyer I'm attracted to much different covers.
I like to see people with heads and attractive faces. I'll admit I love bodice rippers.
I like covers with bright color and interesting scenery.
Here are a few of my favorite covers out my books.
First is "Make-Believe Lover". I love the dragon, the embrace, and the awesome blues.
What attracts you to a cover?
What colors do you like on covers?
I like mixtures of color, when one fades into another. That's why I like the first two and last so well.
Although I usually choose books based on the blurb, a really awesome cover will catch my eye.