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12 Books So Beautiful They Belong in a Museum

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While we’re not one to judge a book by its cover, some covers simply demand to be picked up! Read on for a list of books so gorgeous they’ll transform your entire bookshelf into a literary wonderland.

 

Puffin + Pantone Series

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With their paint chip-style cover and their tinted color spectrum spine, the bold Puffin + Pantone books are impossible to resist.

 

I’ll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson

 

This radiant cover looks like what you get when you cross a rainbow with a firework.

  

Salt To The Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Ominous and stunning, this cover image impossible to look away from – just like the story inside.

 

Zodiac Series by Romina Russell

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If you’re the kind of person who appreciates a Supermoon and downloads constellation apps, you probably want to have all the Zodiac books on your bookshelf. How gorgeous do they look all together?!

 

Warcross by Marie Lu

With this pastel rainbow range of neon, Warcross is a Technicolor Dream Cover.

  

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

This illustrated cover is okay. Just kidding, it’s a dreamy work of art.

 

The Careful Undressing of Love by Corey Ann Haydu

This trendy cover is a typographer’s dream — layered floral design? The scattered italics? Basically anything to do with lemons? Yes, please.

 

Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke

If a fairytale were a book cover, it would be Wink Poppy Midnight

  

The Puffin in Bloom Collection

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If you’re not already obsessed with Anna Bond and the Rifle Paper Co., you will be after seeing these stunning redesigns. Her darling floral illustrations are a must-have for your home library.

 

Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs

 

Did you ever dream of finding a magical old clothbound book in a hollow-tree trunk? If you had, this would be that book. You can’t NOT open up a book that looks like that.

 

The Wrath and the Dawn Duology

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 Is anything better than duologies with complimentary covers? The new covers for The Wrath & The Dawn and The Rose and the Dagger are both lush and romantic and also stunningly fierce – and they look perfect together.

 

Juniper Lemon’s Happiness Index by Julie Israel

If you’re obsessed with the confetti effect on iPhone messages, you’re going to love this book cover.

 

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