12 Pretty + Shelf-Worthy Book Cover Designs

Your favorite novels get inspired new covers.

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September 07, 2018

Photo By: AHAlife

Photo By: AHAlife

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Photo By: Juniper Books

Photo By: Juniper Books

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Photo By: AHAlife

Photo By: Amazon

Photo By: AHAlife

Photo By: Amazon

Photo By: Amazon

Puffin in Bloom Series

Keeping tweens and teens in mind, the Puffin in Bloom collection features an assortment of classic novels with coming-of-age themes like Heidi and Little Women. Each book cover showcases unique and colorful illustrations by Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co.

Buy It: AHAlife, $65

Jane Austen: The Complete Works Box Set

Published by Penguin Classics, this beautiful box set of Jane Austen's complete works is the perfect addition to a colorful shelf vignette. Each book features colorful cloth bindings embossed with motifs designed by artist Coralie Bickford-Smith.

Buy It: AHAlife, $159

Penguin Drop Caps Series

The Penguin Drop Caps series features 26 collectible hardcover editions of classic works of literature, each with its own unique cover (and letter) specially commissioned by type designer Jessica Hische. Plus, all 26 books have been designed to create a rainbow-hued spectrum when together. The series debuted with an 'A' for Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, but you can find titles from Moby Dick to The Secret Life of Bees.

Buy It: Amazon, $20.94

Puffin Classics Book Set

From Matilda to The Adventures of Robin Hood, this classic collection will add color and nostalgia to your little one's bookshelf. The complete Puffin Classics set comes with 11 books, featuring bright bindings designed by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazini.

Buy It: AHAlife, $185

Blush Novel Collection

Love a color-coordinated bookshelf? Look no further than Juniper Books' custom novel collections. This blush set features beautiful, new book jackets in three color palettes that feel trendy yet timeless.

Buy It: Juniper Books, $125

Harry Potter Hogwarts Book Set

Bring the magic of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World to your bookshelf with this collectible Harry Potter set from Juniper Books. The gray-toned set features the American hardcover edition published by Scholastic and a mini traveling trunk.

Buy It: Juniper Books, $275

Penguin Classics Hardcovers: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Marking the 70th anniversary of author F. Scott Fitzgerald's death a few years ago, Penguin Classics reissued new hardback editions of his most famous works including The Great Gatsby and The Beautiful and Damned.

Buy It: Amazon, $20

Anne of Green Gables Book Set

The book set, published by Aladdin, includes the first six books author L.M. Montgomery wrote for the Anne of Green Gables series. The collectible set is covered with custom jackets and an illustration of Anne's famous hat.

Buy It: AHAlife, $165

Penguin Clothbound Classics

Part of Penguin's hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith, these stunning and collectible editions are bound in colorful, high-quality fabric with foil stamped into the design.

Buy It: Amazon, $19.55

Mary Poppins Book Set

The five-book Mary Poppins book set includes the full unabridged texts as originally published and custom jackets featuring Mary's iconic umbrella.

Buy It: AHAlife, $135

Puffin + Pantone Series

Add a major splash of color to your bookshelf with Puffin + Pantone. The trendy collection of classic novels are each paired with their perfect color match. Think L. Frank Baum's Wizard of Oz with a yellow (brick road) cover.

Buy It: Amazon, $9.99

Word Cloud Classics Series

Canterbury Classics' Word Cloud Classics series provides a chic introduction to timeless works of fiction. With shelf-worthy details like foil-stamped covers and beautiful endpapers, these reprint editions are the perfect gift for anyone on your list.

Buy It: Amazon, $41.97