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The Instagrammable Book Covers List

Brunch, Bali, and why not books? These bright, eye-catching book covers will spice up your Instagram feed. And the stories within these covers are even better for a real life #MotivationMonday or #WomanCrushWednesday.

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    The Lesser Bohemians Book Cover Picture
    The Lesser Bohemians Book Cover Picture

    The Lesser Bohemians

    by Eimear McBride

    With muted colors and window-like imagery, this beautiful cover is intriguing and artistic. Set in 1990s London, the novel follows a young girl as she grows up and experiences the intensity of a new love.
    The Lesser Bohemians Book Cover Picture
    The Lesser Bohemians Book Cover Picture

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    Here We Are Book Cover Picture
    Here We Are Book Cover Picture

    Here We Are

    by Oliver Jeffers

    We’ve seen a million pictures from the wing of a plane, but how about from space? Oliver Jeffers provides a user’s guide to live on Earth, with his signature wit and humor.
    Here We Are Book Cover Picture
    Here We Are Book Cover Picture

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    The Queen of Hearts Book Cover Picture
    The Queen of Hearts Book Cover Picture

    The Queen of Hearts

    by Kimmery Martin

    Another bright cover with exquisite flowers that will get your Instagram ready for warmer weather. This debut novel pulses with humor and empathy surrounding a friendship between two women.
    The Queen of Hearts Book Cover Picture
    The Queen of Hearts Book Cover Picture

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    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture
    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture

    The Perfect Scoop

    by David Lebovitz

    Food always does well on the feed, including that perfect ice cream scoop on a blistering day. David Lebovitz presents is comprehensive collection of homemade ice creams, sorbets, gelatos, and granitas.
    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture
    The Perfect Scoop, Revised and Updated Book Cover Picture

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    The Lifters Book Cover Picture
    The Lifters Book Cover Picture

    The Lifters

    by Dave Eggers

    This children’s book makes for a more intricate Instagram photo, with a journey to the underground. Dave Eggers’ story is full of mystery and adventure.
    The Lifters Book Cover Picture
    The Lifters Book Cover Picture

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    Ten Magic Butterflies Book Cover Picture
    Ten Magic Butterflies Book Cover Picture

    Ten Magic Butterflies

    by Danica McKellar

    It is almost impossible to capture butterflies (and fairies) in detail through a lens. This cover captures both with a story about numbers as flowers turn into butterflies.
    Ten Magic Butterflies Book Cover Picture
    Ten Magic Butterflies Book Cover Picture

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    Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Book Cover Picture
    Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Book Cover Picture

    Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

    by Rob Sanders

    This illustrated cover with colors of the rainbow perfectly exemplifies the inside of this children’s picture book – the story of the Gay Pride Flag, a story of love, hope, equality, and pride.
    Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Book Cover Picture
    Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag Book Cover Picture

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    The Vegetarian Book Cover Picture
    The Vegetarian Book Cover Picture

    The Vegetarian

    by Han Kang

    Perhaps your next #WCW picture? We suggest reading the book first, a darkly allegorical novel of power, obsession, and one woman’s struggle to break free from the violence without and within her.
    The Vegetarian Book Cover Picture
    The Vegetarian Book Cover Picture

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    Reign of the Fallen Book Cover Picture
    Reign of the Fallen Book Cover Picture

    Reign of the Fallen

    by Sarah Glenn Marsh

    For a more glamorous and morbid Instagram shot, this novel is an unpredictable read, with a surprising and breathtaking romance contained in the pages.
    Reign of the Fallen Book Cover Picture
    Reign of the Fallen Book Cover Picture

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    The Night Diary Book Cover Picture
    The Night Diary Book Cover Picture

    The Night Diary

    by Veera Hiranandani

    Hands write, reach and hold each other against a dark, starry sky. This children’s book follows a young half-Muslim, half-Hindi girl after the Partition in India.
    The Night Diary Book Cover Picture
    The Night Diary Book Cover Picture

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    Ritz and Escoffier Book Cover Picture
    Ritz and Escoffier Book Cover Picture

    Ritz and Escoffier

    by Luke Barr

    Here’s a cover to show off the fancier side of life. This scandalous tale recounts how the savoy Hotel became the modern luxury hotel and restaurant, signaling a new order.
    Ritz and Escoffier Book Cover Picture
    Ritz and Escoffier Book Cover Picture

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    The Immortalists Book Cover Picture
    The Immortalists Book Cover Picture

    The Immortalists

    by Chloe Benjamin

    What is more stunning than Instagram in autumn? This exquisite cover contains a story set in 1969 in New York City, about destiny and choice, reality and illusion.
    The Immortalists Book Cover Picture
    The Immortalists Book Cover Picture

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    Alternate Side Book Cover Picture
    Alternate Side Book Cover Picture

    Alternate Side

    by Anna Quindlen

    These colors will pop out against your feed of food or skyline pictures. While the cover looks bright and cheerful, the story follows a seemingly happy marriage exposed by an unexpected act of violence.
    Alternate Side Book Cover Picture
    Alternate Side Book Cover Picture

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    The Idiot Book Cover Picture
    The Idiot Book Cover Picture

    The Idiot

    by Elif Batuman

    While stones don’t often make a beautiful photo, the light pink and simplicity of this cover do the trick. This novel follows a young woman as she discovers herself, in an unguarded look at the uncertainty of life on the cusp of adulthood.
    The Idiot Book Cover Picture
    The Idiot Book Cover Picture

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    The Waters & The Wild Book Cover Picture
    The Waters & The Wild Book Cover Picture

    The Waters & The Wild

    by DeSales Harrison

    Beautiful and chaotic, this cover matches its interior. In this thriller, a psychoanalyst is haunted by a past crime and tries to protect his daughter from his mistakes.
    The Waters & The Wild Book Cover Picture
    The Waters & The Wild Book Cover Picture

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    The Female Persuasion Book Cover Picture
    The Female Persuasion Book Cover Picture

    The Female Persuasion

    by Meg Wolitzer

    Strong colorful lines weave in and out of letters. This electric, multilayered novel focuses on ambition, power, friendship, and mentorship, and the romantic ideals we all follow deep into adulthood.
    The Female Persuasion Book Cover Picture
    The Female Persuasion Book Cover Picture

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    Meaty Book Cover Picture
    Meaty Book Cover Picture

    Meaty

    by Samantha Irby

    We all need some humor to break up our Instagram feed every once and a while. Samantha Irby returns with a smart, edgy, hilarious and unabashedly raunchy collection of essays.
    Meaty Book Cover Picture
    Meaty Book Cover Picture

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    The Monk of Mokha Book Cover Picture
    The Monk of Mokha Book Cover Picture

    The Monk of Mokha

    by Dave Eggers

    With a spine of gold letters and a cover of intricate scenes, this book is perfect for that vintage shot. The story centers on a young Yemeni American man who finds himself trapped in Sana’a by civil war.
    The Monk of Mokha Book Cover Picture
    The Monk of Mokha Book Cover Picture

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    Warcross Book Cover Picture
    Warcross Book Cover Picture

    Warcross

    by Marie Lu

    This cover appeals to your more techie followers but still provides a splash of color. Warcross follows a girl who hacks her way into a game to dangerous depths.
    Warcross Book Cover Picture
    Warcross Book Cover Picture

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