Books with Beautiful Covers

Today I thought I’d share with you some covers I absolutely adore.

There tend to be certain colour schemes and design elements I particularly favour. Where possible I have tried to include the name of the cover artist/ designer/ illustrator and a link to their website/social media.

Black, white and red covers

Candle and the Flame by Nafiza Azad

Cover design by Abby Dening

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff

Cover by Kerby S. Rosanes

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Cover by Vania Zouravliov

The Girl in Red by Christin Henry

Robbergirl by S. T. Gibson

Blue-pink-purple blend covers

Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell

Cover by Manuel Sumberac

Hand Lettering by Leah Palmer

(think this might be her blog site, but I’m unsure)

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman

Cover design and illustration by Sarah Creech

Gold lettering

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

The Queens of Innis Lear by Tessa Gratton

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

Cover illustration by Jantine Zandbergen (moth)

Lone woman

Fire by Kristin Cashore

Cover by Larry Rostant

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

Cover design by Heather Dougherty

Cover art by Anna Dittmann

Stain by A. G. Howard

Cover by Nathalia Suellen

Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West

Trees, flowers, insects and animals

Circe by Madeline Miller

Cover by David Mann

Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer

Cover by Sara Pollard

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard

Cover by Lizzie Bromley

Shiny Foil


Circe by Madeline Miller

Cover by David Mann

The Binding by Bridget Collins