Some Wintry Book Covers


For those of us who live in the Northern Hemisphere, it's winter! Yay!

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Even though I absolutely hate snow with a passion (I once got a snowball thrown in my eye at full force and now I hate the stuff), winter is my second favourite season (obviously after autumn). I just prefer getting all bundled up whether it's in coats and pretty scarves, or comfy blankets at home while chilling out next to the radiator, rather than soaking through all my clothes and getting sunburnt. The way that the colour of the landscapes changes just looks so pretty to me in winter and I can see wintry tones and colours in quite a few book covers. What better way to show how much I like wintry colours, than to illustrate my point with some book covers that I love. I'll let you in on a secret that I haven't actually read many of these books (I'm reading one of them right now), but that's okay because I still like the covers!


Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi
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Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

Gah, those eyelashes! And that teardrop that turns into an icicle! This cover just screams winter to me, and by just looking at it, it's pretty obvious why. I think the design of not just this cover, but all the covers for this series is enough for me to pick them up and read them.
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo book cover Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo book cover Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo book cover
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The Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

Weird choice, I know, but this actually makes a bit of sense. The Grisha trilogy is based on Russian folklore, and Russia is known for being an incredibly cold country in the winter. They also get lots of snow, therefore these are wintry covers.
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass UK book cover
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Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Look at those frosty colours! Gaahhhh. Blue is my favourite colour, mainly because you can make all sorts of frosty pallets with it, and the blue, white, and grey combination on Throne of Glass's cover just looks gorgeous. I haven't read this book yet, but it is on my TBR pile for this month, so I will finally be able to have this gorgeous gorgeousness in my hands!
Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
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Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

This book (that I am reading right now) takes place at Christmas, so it's obviously got to have snow on it. Duh. And look! There's little hearts in between the flecks of snow! Ah, so cute.
My True Love Gave to Me book cover
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My True Love Gave to Me edited by Stephanie Perkins

To be honest, I actually like the UK edition better than the cover here, but I couldn't find a picture that was good enough quality, and I don't own this book. Yet. But the paperback edition is still very nice. This cover just screams "holiday book" to me, not only from the font and the numerous Christmas trees that can be seen, but there's also mainly the fact that Mary and Joesph look like they're having a whale of a time out on that ice. And who could blame them? I love ice skating! I really want to go ice skating now, but at this time of year the rink will be packed.

What are some of your favourite "wintry" book covers?

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