Spooky book covers

Spooky book cover with the title 'Cover design for "The Increasingly Transparent Girl"'
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Show off your book's personality with a custom spooky cover designed just for you by a professional designer. Need ideas? We’ve collected some amazing examples of spooky book covers from our global community of designers. Get inspired and start planning the perfect spooky book cover today.

Spooky book cover with the title 'Cover design for "The Monsters Between"'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Book Cover for a Collection of Short Horror Stories'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Cover for "The Identical Boy"'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Book cover design for a thriller novel'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Book cover design for a spooky fairytale novel'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Book Cover Contest Entry'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Haven of Evil horror book cover'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Create an eBook Cover for a Horror/Dark Rural Fantasy novel.'
Spooky book cover with the title 'Book Cover Contest Entry'
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How to create your spooky book cover design

If you want an amazing spooky book cover that stands out from the competition, work with a professional designer. Find and hire a designer to make your vision come to life, or host a design contest and get ideas from designers around the world.

Start a contest

Designers from around the world pitch you ideas. You provide feedback, hone your favorites and choose a winner.

Start a project

Find the perfect designer to match your style and budget. Then collaborate one-on-one to create a custom book cover.

What makes a good spooky book cover?

A great book cover tells a story, makes people look twice, and helps your new book jump off the shelves. Book covers achieve all of that through color, typography and other design elements. Learn how to make your spooky book cover stand out from the crowd.

Spooky book cover with the title 'Book Cover Contest Entry'
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Spooky book cover with the title 'Horror Novel Cover First Alternative'
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How to design a book cover

Creating a book cover is an art form. This guide will walk you through the process of designing a book cover step-by-step… Keep reading

Book cover design trends

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Best book cover designers

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