7 Space-Themed Book Covers That Are Too Beautiful to Ignore

Hello Starlight-Readers. Today, I thought I’d share some absolutely gorgeous space themed book covers with you! I don’t own all of these books, but I’d like to! As you can probably guess from the name and background of my blog, I absolutely love space and stars, so it shouldn’t be surprising that some of my favorite book cover designs have to do with space!


1. Starfish – Akemi Dawn Bowman

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It’s no secret that I love jellyfish! This was actually the cover that inspired me to write up this list. The juxtaposition of sea creatures among the stars is something that I’ve personally loved for a long time, so I was so happy to see this!

2. These Broken Stars – Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

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I really love this cover! It has a nice composition that moves your eye across the image. The title distracts a bit from the art, and it’s kind of hard to read the author’s name, but it’s still an amazing book cover.

3. Plus One – Elizabeth Fama

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The juxtaposition in this cover is astounding! I love how the title is sort of a reverse gradient of the cover art itself. There’s not too much I can say here; It’s classy and romantic with a science fiction twist.

4. Zodiac -Romina Russell

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The colors on this book cover are amazing! I love astrology, so this book with it’s constellations and galaxy colors was a must-buy for me! The other books in this series are just as striking as this one.

5. For Darkness Shows the Stars – Diana Peterfreund

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I absolutely love the gold text against the dark background! It really pops, and looks like its glowing and shining, even when viewed on a screen. I cann only imagine how the finished book must look – absolutely gorgeous!

6. Starglass – Phoebe North

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The cover to Starglass didn’t immediately stand out to me, and I actually debated adding it to this list. However, the longer I looked at it, the more it grew on me. While it doesn’t have bright, incredibly saturated colors in its galaxy, I think that the muted colors work in its favor. It conveys something different than most sci-fi covers, and I like that. I actually really want to read this book now.

7. Across the Universe – Beth Revis

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Across the Universe is one of the most beautiful book covers I’ve ever seen. The colors stood out to me first. I saw it from across the room in a bookstore and actually put down my copy of Matched by Ally Condie to buy it. (No worries, I got my copy of Matched a little bit later) Beautiful galaxies and a spiderman style kiss? I absolutely love it!


Thanks for reading! What are some of your favorite space-themed books?


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2 thoughts on “7 Space-Themed Book Covers That Are Too Beautiful to Ignore

  1. These covers are SO beautiful *makes squeeing noises* I absolutely adore space and pictures of space so now I’ve had to go and add all of these to my TBR!

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  2. Ahhhhh I love space and space themed covers SOOoo much! The colours are so gorgeous. I’ve not actually read any of these but have had to go add them all to my TBR. 😊

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