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15+ Best Book Covers to Design Online With a Maker App

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Launch your next eBook with a convenient book cover maker. Find your favorite designs with the helpful list below.

Will you be one of the greats? From Mark Twain to J.K. Rowling, many authors started their creative journey with one goal in mind: to write their very own book one day.

And whether you want a tangible copy sitting on the shelves among your favorites or an online ebook ready to sell, becoming a published author will take a few important steps.

So start your dream with an easy-to-use book cover app. Today we're bringing you another great collection of amazing templates that use online book cover makers to design stunning jackets fast.

16 Best Book Covers to Design Online

Match your book cover to fit any theme! From simple, modern designs to beautiful illustrations, you can discover the perfect book cover with this list of high-quality templates from Placeit and Envato Elements.

Placeit's Book Cover Maker Tool

You can tell a lot about a book from its cover. The title may set the tone, while a powerful background image should captivate the reader before they even turn to the first page.

Not a professional? No problem. No special design skills are necessary with Placeit's convenient book cover tool.

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Simple Graphic and Text Book Cover

Just select the design you need and edit it directly from your browser! Take this Simple Graphic and Text cover, for example. Easily edit the title, logo, and background images fast to try out different layouts.

Once you're happy, just download the template for only $8! Here is my final version after refreshing the title and changing the graphic to one of the preset backgrounds. Feel free to customize it to your liking!

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That was super easy! Are you ready to begin? Here are a few more of our favorites.

Book Cover Maker for Romantic Novels

Everyone loves a great love story. Create the cover to your own with this romantic novel template. The fonts used in this version are a combination of Avenir Next and Amatic SC Bold, but you can easily update them to fit your needs. Try this cover with an alluring background graphic like the one below!

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Simple Book Cover Maker

Dominate your industry with a standout cover! This sweet design features simple geometric shapes against a beautiful bold pattern. Choose from dozens of frames to hold your title, along with elegant photos for the background. Great for beginners!

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Arched Text Book Cover Template

Let your readers explore the world with you. This intriguing book cover template features an arched text effect that is perfect for serif and decorative fonts. Update the title to reflect your world travels and get started with this gorgeous cover. Or add it to your collection!

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Nature Book Cover Template

Want to write a children's book instead? Feature a lovely illustration on the cover like this nature book design. Mix and match the colors to fit your brand or style. Download the template to tweak the design even further for a one-of-a-kind look. Check it out!

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Coding for Kids Book Cover Template

Are you a techie at heart? Get your local youth to learn more about code with this coding for kids book template. Featuring a calm blue color scheme, this template lets you easily customize the motherboard with any accent color you desire. Experiment with different choices for the best effect!

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Parenting Book Cover Maker

Do you have some helpful parenting tips you can share? Be a hero to parents around the world with this clean and simple parenting book cover template. Update the pattern to one you prefer, or switch out the title for a different subject. The design possibilities are limitless!

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Cook Book and Recipe Book Cover Template

Honor your family's recipes with a stunning cookbook! This cover features an elegant design with title text that can match the colors of your gourmet food. Just plug in your own professional photos once you download the template, or choose from many wonderful stocks. A must-have design!

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Book Cover Templates From Envato Elements

Want more options? For one monthly fee, you can grab unlimited assets from Envato Elements, including professional book cover mockup templates with incredible designs.

Check out these goodies below!

Book / Book Jacket Mock-Up

Get a feel for the final design with this book cover mockup. Featuring everything you need for a realistic result, this download includes nine book presentations with the possibility of adding selective varnishes. You'll also get a bonus pack of four photo filters for more design options.

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Long Shadow Book Cover Mockup

The long shadow effect has been a popular trend in the design industry for a while. Now you can add it to your next book cover with this mockup template. Featuring nine fully layered Photoshop files, this template is great for creatives of all design levels. Try it out!

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The Book Cover Minimal Mockup

Make your book stand out with a strong, minimalist look! This amazing template features easy-to-use smart objects you can update with your designs. Get access to additional information like font types and more, all included in the documentation file.

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Hard Book Mockups

Do you prefer hard book covers? Get straight to the point with this hardcover book mockup featuring changeable backgrounds. Included in this download are five Photoshop files to help you with the overall design and marketing setup for your work. Bookmark this one and save it to your collection!

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Softcover Book Mockups

Another great choice for aspiring authors is the softcover book jacket. This mockup set features a gorgeous, colorful design with five different poses to help sell your books. Use the editable smart objects to rearrange the title and background images for more customization.

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eBook Mock-Up Set

Design a future best-seller with this professional eBook mockup! This set includes eight high-quality presentations with well-crafted compositions of eBooks and eReaders. Easily update the colors with your favorites or adjust the realistic shadows! This one's a keeper!

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Book Cover Template

Let your subject shine with this minimal black book cover template. This 6x9 inch template features a front, back, and spine design which are all fully editable with Adobe Photoshop. Keep in mind that this stock photo is not included, so be sure to update it with your own!

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Hard Cover Square Book Mockup

Our last book cover is this vibrant set of two square-shaped templates. Choose from 13 fully layered Photoshop files to get the right angle and composition you need. For even more impact, apply a fun photo filter for a standout look!

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Becoming an author is easy with online book cover makers like Placeit. Achieve high-quality designs that are ready to print by downloading one of these extraordinary assets.

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Have any favorites? Let us know in the comments!

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