Red Carpet Ready Book Covers

Red Carpet Ready Book Covers

Book Covers

Here at Bookish, we love a well dressed cover. To celebrate awards season, we rounded-up our favorite books whose covers feature dresses, tuxes, and all the glitz and glamour you can expect from the red carpet. These book covers are ready for their close up!

China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan

Get ready for the wedding of the century. Rachel Chu prepares to marry Asia’s most eligible bachelor, Nick Young, in the sequel to Crazy Rich Asians.

It Takes Two to Tumble by Cat Sebastian

Ben Sedgwick is one well-dressed vicar, and we know the dashing Captain Phillip Dacre agrees.

The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish

We love watching award shows live to see all of the edgy, funny, and unique looks that grace the carpet. Tiffany Haddish would turn heads in the outfit from her book’s cover.

The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee

At an awards ceremony, all eyes would be on Monty with his roguish frilland that is exactly the way he would want it.

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Evelyn Hugo knows her way around a red carpet and would stand out in the emerald gown she’s wearing on this cover.

Whichwood by Tahereh Mafi

The stylish Laylee would be accompanied by the colorful Alice and Oliver from Furthermore as her red carpet guests.

A Study In Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas

Charlotte Holmes would stun on the red carpet with her matching bustled red gown. Plus, this detective would probably predict all of the winners as well.

A Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole

Both Nya and Johan are serving up royal looks on this cover.

Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton

Smokey eyes and glitter go perfectly with red carpets, but we can leave the tears for the book cover.

Plus+ by Bethany Rutter

Gabi Gregg could totally rock the red carpet in the all-pink pantsuit she’s donned on the cover of Bethany Rutter’s book on plus size fashion.

The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang

Sebastian looks regal on the cover, but the dramatic silhouette hints at the glamour designer Frances has in store for Lady Crystallia.

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton

Travel back in time with Marisol Ferrera as she learns about her grandmother’s life in 1950s Cuban high society.

The Day of the Duchess by Sarah MacLean

The Duchess of Haven will have her day at the award show and the Duke of Haven will be happily trailing behind.

Shades of Magic: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab

Maxim would steal the show in the full royal regalia of Red London.

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Dumplin’ is proud of her curves as she stuns in her red dress. Whether or not she wins the beauty pageant, she has definitely won our hearts.

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Camellia Beauregard would love to be the center of attention, and as a Belle, we know her hair, makeup, and dress would be on point.

The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani DasGupta

Battling demons has never looked so good! Kiranmala would strut down the red carpet like the strong independent demon slayer she is.

A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas

A High Lady of the Night Court, Feyre dazzles in a dress fit for Winter Solstice and would be equally as gorgeous shimmering on a red carpet.

Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

We would love to see Julián being himself on the red carpet in a fabulous mermaid costume with a long train.

Prince & Knight by Daniel Haack, illustrated by Stevie Lewis

The Prince and the Knight would look dashing as they walked holding hands down the carpet.


  1. I love this article we all knowingly or unknowingly judge a book by it’s cover if only because so often it is the first thing we see.

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