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Cover Love: stunning 2021 books that are just as beautiful on the inside!

2021 has been killing it in the cover category, so here are a few of our favorite¬†covers from this year so far–on books that are even more gorgeous on the inside!

 

We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman

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That BLUE!!! This heartfelt novel is must for both the cover love, and being instant favorite summer read.

 

The Valley and the Flood by Rebecca Mahoney

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This gorgeous artwork combining our protagonist and the terrifying prophesy hanging over her head is an easy 2021 favorite for us.

 

Cast in Secrets and Shadow by Andrea Robertson

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We love the epic fantasy vibes both in and outside of this book!

 

A Queen of Gilded Horns by Amanda Joy

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Eva is looking FIERCE on this cover, and the inside is just hard to look away from.

 

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo

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The 1950’s setting is captured so beautifully, with a hint of romance hiding on the cover–this stunning book is a MUST for your shelves.

 

What’s Not to Love by Austin Siegemund-Broka and Emily Wibberley

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Not only does this cover go PERFECTLY with all the other #Wibbroka books, have you noticed all the easter eggs on the bookshelves?!

 

Some Girls Do by Jennifer Dugan

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The sunset. The romance. The VIBE. We’re in love.

 

From Little Tokyo, With Love by Sarah Kuhn

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We love seeing Rika’s determination on this cover–and just WAIT until you meet her in the book!

 

House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland

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You’ve probably seen this cover everywhere. Iris just WATCHES you from it. And we can confirm that the rumors are true: once you open this book, you won’t be able to close it.

 

Luck of the Titanic by Stacey Lee

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Everything about this cover is exquisite, and you’ll fall so deeply in love with these characters you’ll forget all about what’s coming on this ill-fated journey…until it hits you.

 

Flamefall by Rosaria Munda

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The more you look at this cover, the more you’ll notice the fantastical details. The same goes for the second and third time you inevitably re-read it.

 

Tell Me My Name by Amy Reed

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The touches of gold on this cover just SCREAM #bookstagram…and you’ll have lots of feelings to add to the caption once you get to that twist ending.

 

The Wide Starlight by Nicole Lesperance

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The dreamy night sky really makes this cover, and you can bet those lights play a VERY big part in the book.

 

We Are the Ashes, We Are the Fire by Joy McCullough

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Not only do we love this cover, but there are some stunning illustrations inside too!

 

The Queen’s Secret by Melissa de la Cruz

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The Queen’s Assassin was one of our favorite covers in 2020, and book 2 CAME THROUGH.

 

The Electric Kingdom by David Arnold

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It’s hard to capture the beautiful, complex nature of this novel on a cover…but this one did so perfectly, and we’re obsessed.

 

Winterkeep by Kristin Cashore

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This is a stunner, and truly captures the rich fantasy world Kristin Cashore has BLESSED us with.

 

A Taste for Love by Jennifer Yen

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We’re literally making little heart eyes at this book.😍

 

 

 

 

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