While these lessons are directed primarily at those using Adobe’s Typekit services, the advice they have can help anyone doing book layout and cover design. Here’s the link:
Since the cover is often the only part of your book that someone sees before they buy, the advice should be especially helpful for cover design.
There’s also a Typekit blog at:
It’s a great place to discover new fonts like Alverata:
blog.typekit.com/2014/02/18/new- … etogether/
Which looks like it be marvelous for the cover and chapter headings of historical fiction.
–Michael W. Perry, Inkling Books