They say not to judge books by their covers, but we just can’t seem to stop ourselves. The year 2016 heralded the publication of many books with fantastic covers, making us even more excited about reading (and that’s saying something). Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite 2016 book covers from each genre. From stark minimalist designs to lush, saturated images, there’s a lot to love about this year’s covers.
Click each cover to get a closer look at the design.
Young Adult Contemporary
Young Adult Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Mystery & Thriller