We learned at a young age that there’s really only one golden rule to reading—never judge a book by its cover. We’ve all done it, though, broken the rule. How can we not, right? There are just so many pretty books. Here’s a round-up of some of the coolest (and most beautiful) covers out there. So, judge away, readers! We won’t tell.
1) Z: A Novel Of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler
About the novel: A brilliant re-telling of the life of Zelda Fitzgerald, wife of famed (and sometimes infamous) author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
2) The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
About the novel: The lives of a lighthouse keeper and his wife are forever changed when a child drifts ashore on their deserted island.
3) Moby Dick by Herman Melville
About the novel: In this timeless classic, a captain and his crew set out for revenge upon an albino sperm whale named Moby Dick.
4) Find Her by Lisa Gardner
About the novel: This riveting crime drama about a Boston detective is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.
5) The Girls by Emma Cline
About the novel: Named one of the best books of 2017, The Girls is a “seductive coming-of-age story.”
6) Little Nothing by Marisa Silver
About the novel: Silver’s stunning new novel focuses on a girl who becomes an unlikely heroine.