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Book Lovers Day 2019

book covers for book lovers day


Fellow bibliophiles, August 9 is your day! Happy National Book Lovers Day!

We will take any excuse to celebrate the love of the written word, but today we are focusing in on the often underrated but always appreciated, book cover. We all know the classic idiom, "Don't judge a book by it's cover." In reality, though, a good book cover design is one of the most important aspects of a book. It is the first impression that a book creates on its potential readers and often times, book covers become beloved pieces of art in a home. Ahem, have you seen all the hashtags? There are just a few of them!  #bookstagram  #bookphotography #bookish #bookgram #beautifulbooks #prettybooks #coverlove 

Also, did you know the library offers online classes on book cover design? Login to LinkedIn Learning (formerly and use your library card to sign up!

So, in no particular order, as each book cover below is a gem, here is our curated list of much loved book covers. Have one to add? Tell us your favorite!


Meet the Author


Amanda Toman is a mama, digital marketer, wifey and avid reader. You will either find her in the marketing department for the Jacksonville Public Library, spending time with her family, reading her Kindle, at a Pure Barre class, at Disney World, or at home binge watching the latest book to TV show series. She is also a co-host for Completely Booked, the official podcast of the Jacksonville Public Library.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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