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Every cover we’re OBSESSED with this year so far


2020 is dropping some INCREDIBLE reads. And incredible reads deserve incredible covers. So, we’re sharing some of our favs! Scroll down for some serious book cover eye candy.


The Conference of the Birds by Ransom Riggs.


There Ransom Riggs goes again. Baffling us all with his ability to find the absolute best vintage photos ever.


Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli


Talk about striking a pose.


Layoverland by Gabby Noone


This may be one of the most unique covers of 2020. We’re obsessed.


The Queen’s Assassin by Melissa de la Cruz


“Name a cover that would make any royal fantasy lover shriek with glee”


The Last Confession of Autumn Casterly by Meredith Tate


We LOVE a cover that tells the story with a single image.


The Vanishing Deep by Astrid Scholte

vanishing deep

The water. The color scheme. The LOOK. Chills.


The Kingdom of Back by Marie Lu


Admit it. You had to pick your jaw up from the floor the first time you saw this cover.


Rebelwing by Andrea Tang


Allow me to direct your attention to the ROBOT DRAGON IN THE BACKGROUND.


A Phoenix First Must Burn, edited by Patrice Caldwell.


This book was a TALL ORDER just by that title. Thankfully, I think we can all agree this magical cover totally does it justice.


The Blossom and the Firefly by Sherri L. Smith


There’s a soft, vintage feel to this cover. It’s a definite standout and we love it!


Girls Save the World in This One by Ash Parsons


This cover showcases a fierce girl squad and we ARE ABOUT IT.


Verona Comics by Jennifer Dugan


Ummm this cute graphic character design thing happening all over the book cover world? We like it a lot. More of this please.


The Jewel Thief by Jeannie Mobley


DIAMOND. PROFILE. This cover is giving us all the historical fiction mystery vibes that we NEED.


Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

Four Dead Queens

We love a cover glow-up. Especially a gothic one with hot pink letters.


The Best Laid Plans by Cameron Lund

The Best Laid Plans

It’s just SO. CUTE.


Forged in Fire and Stars by Andrea Robertson


This is the sort of cover that makes you realize “Why yes, I AM ready for an epic fantasy adventure.”


Jo & Laurie by Margaret Stohl and Melissa de la Cruz


Somehow it looks classic vintage AND modern YA at the same time.


Goddess in the Machine by Lora Beth Johnson


We NeEd It NoW.


Beyond the Break by Heather Buchta


Excuse us while we stare at the moon and the water and the everything in this cover for a while.


The Damned by Renée Ahdieh


Desperately, hopelessly waiting for this to join The Beautiful on our shelves.



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