International Book Covers We Wished We Had on Our Shelves
After some casual scrolling through Instagram, we found that some of our favorite books have different (and stunning) covers across the world.
These international editions have got us ready to travel with an extra large suitcase because we need them on our shelves!
1. Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum, the Bulgarian edition, from @lookingforalqska
How fun is this version of Tell Me Three Things? We absolutely love the colors and playfulness.
Tell Me Three Things
By Julie Buxbaum
A New York Times Bestseller
“Here are three things about this book: (1) It’s . . . funny and romantic; (2) the mystery at the heart of the story will keep you turning the pages; (3) I have a feeling you’ll be very happy you read it.” —Jennifer E. Smith, author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
With the perfect mix of comedy and tragedy, love and...
2. All the Bright Places (Violet y Finch) by Jennifer Niven, the Spanish edition, from @annyy94
The title, the design, we’re obsessed with everything about this version!
All the Bright Places
By Jennifer Niven
The beloved New York Times bestseller that Entertainment Weekly described as “sparkling” and says “get[s] under your skin.” You won’t soon forget this heart-wrenching, unflinching story of love shared, life lived, and two teens who find each other while standing on the edge.
Theodore Finch is fascinated by death. Every day he thinks of ways he might kill himself, ...
3. The Sun is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon, the Indonesian edition, from @jenarilk
We didn’t think it was possible to love a cover as much as we love The Sun is Also A Star‘s cover, until we met this beauty.
The Sun Is Also a Star
By Nicola Yoon
The dazzling new novel from Nicola Yoon, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything (in theaters now!),will have you falling in love with Natasha and Daniel as they fall in love with each other!
Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on ...
4. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, the UK edition, from @babblingbooks
The UK and US covers of The Hate U Give are both honest and simple in different ways and we can’t decide which we love more!
The Hate U Give
By Angie Thomas
Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer. Khalil was unarmed.
What everyone wants to know is: what really went down that night? And the only person alive who can answer that is Starr. But what Starr does—or does not—say could upend her community. It could also endanger her life.
5. The Serpent King by Jeff Zenter, the Polish edition, from @bartekbooks
We’re loving this look for The Serpent King, which says “heartbreaking and beautiful” in that perfect Jeff Zenter-way.
The Serpent King
By Jeff Zentner
Named to ten BEST OF THE YEAR lists and selected as a William C. Morris Award Winner, The Serpent King is the critically acclaimed, much-beloved story of three teens who find themselves--and each other--while on the cusp of graduating from high school with hopes of leaving their small-town behind.
This gorgeous paperback edition with a full-color step-back cover will have teens everywhere itching to discover the book that everyon...
6. Beware that Girl by Teresa Toten, the Russian edition, from @lana_mars_
We already thought this book was dark and mysterious, and then we saw this Russian edition, which is basically a serious warning for readers: beware. that. girl.
Beware That Girl
By Teresa Toten
For fans of We Were Liars,Gone Girl, and The Girl on the Train comes a powerful psychological thriller with a gripping pace and Hitchcockian twists. Set against the backdrop of New York City, this compelling novel delves into the dysfunctional yet mesmerizing world of the mega-wealthy elite and will keep readers guessing until the very last page. The Haves. The Have-Nots. Kate O’Brien...
The UK created one cover for each of the sisters in the story, each darker than the last. Mic drop.
Three Dark Crowns
By Kendare Blake
In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of triplets is born—three queens, all equal heirs to the crown and each possessor of a coveted magic.
But becoming the Queen Crowned isn’t solely a matter of royal birth. Each sister has to fight for it. And it’s not just a game of win or lose . . . it’s life or death. The night the sisters turn sixteen, the battle begins.
10. And I Darken by Kiersten White, the UK edition, from @readingdesires
Can we just say, FIERCE?! We love seeing Lada in all her ruthless glory here.
And I Darken
By Kiersten White
The New York Times Bestseller!
“Absolutely riveting.” —Alexandra Bracken, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Passenger
This vividly rendered novel reads like HBO’s Game of Thrones . . . if it were set in the Ottoman Empire. Ambitious in scope and intimate in execution, the story’s atmospheric setting is rife with political intrigue, with a ...
11. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, the Russian edition, from @darielkav
Although similar in design to the US version, the title makes this one special. It translates to “The Whole World” and we just love that so much.
By Nicola Yoon
The instant #1 New York Times bestseller--now a major motion picture starring Amandla Stenberg as Maddy and Nick Robinson as Olly.
Risk everything . . . for love.
What if you couldn’t touch anything in the outside world? Never breathe in the fresh air, feel the sun warm your face . . . or kiss the boy next door? In Everything, Everything, Maddy is a girl who’s literally all...