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41 Best Book Cover Mockups (Realistic and Photo-Based With a Mockup Generator)

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If you'd like to promote your latest book and need a striking book cover mockup, this list of the 41 best book cover mockups from Placeit is for you.

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Just one of the many terrific book cover mockups you can find at Placeit

Not only does Placeit offer terrific book cover mockups, but it also provides you with a simple tool—the book mockup generator—that you can use to customise templates online quickly and easily.

If you're on a tight budget, you can buy just one template at a time for a small fee, but if you regularly need mockups logos, fonts, flyers and other resources, you can sign up for a monthly or yearly plan that allows you to create and download as many design resources as you like for one low monthly fee.

How to Make a Book Cover Mockup Quickly & Easily

1. Go to Placeit.net > Mockups > Books

1. Go to Placeit.net > Mockups > Books1. Go to Placeit.net > Mockups > Books1. Go to Placeit.net > Mockups > Books

2. Select a Book Cover Mockup

2. Select a Book Cover Mockup2. Select a Book Cover Mockup2. Select a Book Cover Mockup

3. Upload Your Design or Drag and Drop it

3. Upload Your Design3. Upload Your Design3. Upload Your Design

4. Select a Book Cover Mockup Colour If Necessary

4. Select a Book Cover Mockup Colour if Necessary4. Select a Book Cover Mockup Colour if Necessary4. Select a Book Cover Mockup Colour if Necessary

5. Download Your Book Cover Mockup

5. Download Your Book Cover Mockup for a Small Fee5. Download Your Book Cover Mockup for a Small Fee5. Download Your Book Cover Mockup for a Small Fee

Now that you know how to make a book cover mockup in five easy steps, let's take a look at the 41 best book cover mockup templates you can find at Placeit.

41 Best Book Cover Mockups

Hardcover Book Mockup on a Transparent Surface

Hardcover Book Mockup on a Transparent SurfaceHardcover Book Mockup on a Transparent SurfaceHardcover Book Mockup on a Transparent Surface

This template is a great choice if you need a hardcover book mockup and want to incorporate it into the background of your choice. The template offers two controls for uploading images, one for the cover and one for the spine.

Book Mockup Design With Woman Holding a Basket

Book Mockup Design with Woman Holding a BasketBook Mockup Design with Woman Holding a BasketBook Mockup Design with Woman Holding a Basket

This is an excellent paperback book mockup for books on basketry or plants. Just use the "insert image" button to pop your image into the mockup, and your image is ready to download.

Woman Holding a Book Cover Mockup With Her Eyes

Woman Holding a Book Cover Mockup With Her EyesWoman Holding a Book Cover Mockup With Her EyesWoman Holding a Book Cover Mockup With Her Eyes

This giant hardcover book mockup is perfect for coffee-table books. So if that's what you've created, don't hesitate to use this template. The great thing is that, with the book mockup generator, you don't need complicated and time-consuming software like Photoshop to create a stunning book cover.

Book Mockup Generator With a Woman Reading a Book and Eating

Book Mockup Generator with a Woman Reading a Book and EatingBook Mockup Generator with a Woman Reading a Book and EatingBook Mockup Generator with a Woman Reading a Book and Eating

Books, coffee, and dessert go well together, and that's what really makes this super-realistic book cover mockup work so well. Whether you've written fiction or non-fiction, you can't go wrong with this mockup.

Book Cover Mockup of a Young Man Reading a Paperback on the Metro

Book Cover Mockup of a Young Man Reading a Paperback on the MetroBook Cover Mockup of a Young Man Reading a Paperback on the MetroBook Cover Mockup of a Young Man Reading a Paperback on the Metro

Trains are the perfect places to catch up on your reading, so it stands to reason that this paperback book mockup scenario makes a great choice for showing off the cover of your latest book.

Realistic Book Cover Mockup of a Girl With a Book

Realistic Book Cover Mockup of a Girl With a BookRealistic Book Cover Mockup of a Girl With a BookRealistic Book Cover Mockup of a Girl With a Book

Are you a children's book author? Then how about this terrific book mockup design, with the book cover in the foreground and a child holding the book so the cover is clearly visible.

Square Book Cover Mockup Featuring a Woman Posing

Square Hardcover Book Mockup Featuring a Woman PosingSquare Hardcover Book Mockup Featuring a Woman PosingSquare Hardcover Book Mockup Featuring a Woman Posing

This image exudes comfort and coziness and lends itself to intimate or confessional subject matter, but this square cover mockup would also lend itself well to photo essays.

Hardcover Book Mockup Featuring a Stylish Setup

Hardcover Book Mockup Featuring a Stylish SetupHardcover Book Mockup Featuring a Stylish SetupHardcover Book Mockup Featuring a Stylish Setup

This is a great template for "How to" books. You get the sense from the hardcover book mockup that someone has created a productive and inviting workspace and is about to get down to business.

Hardcover Book Mockup of a Woman Reading

Hardcover Book Mockup of a Woman ReadingHardcover Book Mockup of a Woman ReadingHardcover Book Mockup of a Woman Reading

Ahhhh, the joys of settling into bed at night with your favourite book!!! If you're looking for a realistic book cover mockup to attract your readers to your latest book, this is it. The template comes with two "insert image" buttons, so you can upload one image for the cover and one for the spine.

Three Book Cover Mockup on a Bed Near a Coffee Cup

Three Book Cover Mockup on a Bed Near a Coffee CupThree Book Cover Mockup on a Bed Near a Coffee CupThree Book Cover Mockup on a Bed Near a Coffee Cup

Here's another take on the book and bed combo. It's a great choice if you've created a trilogy and want to show off the entire set in the same image.

Book Cover Mockup With Female Sitting on an Armchair

Book Cover Mockup with Female Sitting on an ArmchairBook Cover Mockup with Female Sitting on an ArmchairBook Cover Mockup with Female Sitting on an Armchair

This lovely book mockup design continues the association of books and comfort, with this model holding the book close, as you would any cherished object, but allowing the cover title clear visibility.

Paperback Book Mockup at Breakfast

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Are you looking for the perfect paperback book mockup to show off your latest cookbook? How about this one? As you can see, your cover will be clearly visible and your topic reinforced by the subject eating a meal.

Paperback Book Mockup With Woman Reading in Bed

Paperback Book Mockup with Woman Reading in BedPaperback Book Mockup with Woman Reading in BedPaperback Book Mockup with Woman Reading in Bed

When you want to show both the front and the back of your book, this is the book mockup design for you. The book mockup generator offers three separate "insert image" buttons, so that you can upload the spine, back, and front cover images separately.

Book Cover Mockup of Girl Lying on Her Bed

Book Cover Mockup of Girl Lying on Her BedBook Cover Mockup of Girl Lying on Her BedBook Cover Mockup of Girl Lying on Her Bed

Children's book writers will love this realistic book cover mockup, which shows an overhead view of a kid lying in bed with a book on her torso. The viewpoint will guarantee that your cover will be front and centre in your viewer's mind.

Book Mockup Generator of a Woman in a Cozy Setting

Book Mockup Generator of a Woman in a Cozy Setting Book Mockup Generator of a Woman in a Cozy Setting Book Mockup Generator of a Woman in a Cozy Setting

Here's another cozy book cover mockup that keeps all eyes on your book cover. Customisation is as easy as using the "Insert Image" button in the book mockup generator to upload your image to the template and voila, your mockup is ready to download.

Book Cover Mockup With Book at Beach

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Summer! Sun, sea, sunglasses, and of course, summer reading! This is a great realistic book cover mockup. Just drag and drop your book cover image onto the "insert image" button, and in seconds your book cover mockup is ready to help you promote your book.

Smiling Boy Reading a Paperback Book Mockup on his Bed

Smiling Boy Reading a Paperback Book Mockup on his BedSmiling Boy Reading a Paperback Book Mockup on his BedSmiling Boy Reading a Paperback Book Mockup on his Bed

A great way to attract children to your book is to show happy children reading, and that's the best reason to use this paperback book mockup. It's particularly great for image-heavy children's books.

Realistic Book Cover Mockup Set in Bed

Realistic Book Cover Mockup set in BedRealistic Book Cover Mockup set in BedRealistic Book Cover Mockup set in Bed

If you can't get enough of the cozy book cover mockups, then this one is for you. It's a terrific way to showcase your book cover.

Square Cover Mockup in a Casual Setting

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This square book cover mockup is a clever way to showcase your new book and increase sales. It's just been bought with other books, but it's the only one whose cover we can see clearly.

Book Cover Mockup and Man With Mug Mockup

Book Cover Mockup and Man with Mug MockupBook Cover Mockup and Man with Mug MockupBook Cover Mockup and Man with Mug Mockup

For those times when you're looking for both a book cover mockup and a coffee mug mockup, there is this fabulous template. It's a great way to reinforce your brand and promote your new creation.

Book Mockup Design With Book Lying on a Kitchen Table

Book Mockup Design with Book Lying on a Kitchen TableBook Mockup Design with Book Lying on a Kitchen TableBook Mockup Design with Book Lying on a Kitchen Table

Authors of health-focused books will love this realistic book cover mockup that comes surrounded by fruit. Of course, there are other types of books that would also work well with this scene, so don't hesitate to try yours out and see if it fits.

Girl Reading a Book Cover Mockup Upside Down

Girl Reading a Book Cover Mockup Upside DownGirl Reading a Book Cover Mockup Upside DownGirl Reading a Book Cover Mockup Upside Down

Kids! They do all sorts of crazy things that make you smile, like reading upside down. It's a great book cover mockup because you can't help wondering what she is reading that's keeping her so engaged.

Book Cover Mockup With Older Man Reading

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Start promoting your awesome book with this paperback book mockup. Use the Placeit book mockup generator to upload your design in seconds.

Realistic Book Cover Mockup Featuring a Child Sitting on a Wooden Table

Realistic Book Cover Mockup Featuring a Child Sitting on a Wooden TableRealistic Book Cover Mockup Featuring a Child Sitting on a Wooden TableRealistic Book Cover Mockup Featuring a Child Sitting on a Wooden Table

Someone once said that happiness is a good book. Okay, I'm making that up, but it's true, isn't it? And this kid's face confirms it. I'm guessing that other kids will want to read what he's reading, making this a great book mockup design to use.

Hardcover Book Mockup of Boy Reading

Hardcover Book Mockup of Boy ReadingHardcover Book Mockup of Boy ReadingHardcover Book Mockup of Boy Reading

If you love the kid and want to see other book cover mockup options featuring him, you're in luck. Here's another option—this time he's reading the book, and the spine of the book is visible in addition to the cover.

Book Mockup Generator of a Woman Camping

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Try this book cover mockup to showcase your cover design. Just use the book mockup generator to upload your image, and choose a colour for the spine. In a matter of seconds, your book mockup will be ready to download.

Book Cover Mockup of a Man Sleeping With Book on His Face

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If this image makes you smile or at least pause, it's a good thing because it's caught your attention. That's exactly what you want from a book cover mockup, so this might just be the mockup for you.

Cropped Face Woman Holding a Paperback Book Mockup

Cropped Face Woman Holding a Paperback Book MockupCropped Face Woman Holding a Paperback Book MockupCropped Face Woman Holding a Paperback Book Mockup

Here's an amazing paperback book mockup for fiction writers. This eye-catching mockup is certain to draw attention to your title, which sits front and centre of the image.

Hardcover Book Mockup of a Woman Reading at Night

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Looking for a hardcover book mockup that shows both the front and back cover of your book design? How about this one? Not only does it give your intended audience full view of your entire book cover, but it shows a reader deeply engrossed in the book, which is always a great endorsement.

Square Book Mockup With Happy Kid Reading a Book

Square Book Mockup with Happy Kid Reading a BookSquare Book Mockup with Happy Kid Reading a BookSquare Book Mockup with Happy Kid Reading a Book

This kid's parents probably think he's asleep, but little do they know he's so captivated by his book, he can't put it down. If you've designed a cover for a kid's book, this square cover mockup is one you need to have. It's infectious and convincing.

Book Mockup Design With a Woman Reading at Home

Book Mockup Design with a Woman Reading at HomeBook Mockup Design with a Woman Reading at HomeBook Mockup Design with a Woman Reading at Home

Nothing beats a good book and a good snack enjoyed in the comfort of your own home. This realistic book cover mockup is a wonderful choice for a range of fiction and non-fiction books. Experimentation at Placeit is free, so why not give it a try and see what you think?

Book Cover Mockup of a Little Girl Reading a Book in Bed

Book Cover Mockup of a Little Girl Reading a Book in BedBook Cover Mockup of a Little Girl Reading a Book in BedBook Cover Mockup of a Little Girl Reading a Book in Bed

Very small girl, very big book. What a wonderful hardcover book mockup to promote your latest children's book design or the cover of your latest children's book.

Square Hardcover Book Mockup With a Woman Reading Upside Down

Square Hardcover Book Mockup with a Woman Reading Upside DownSquare Hardcover Book Mockup with a Woman Reading Upside DownSquare Hardcover Book Mockup with a Woman Reading Upside Down

If you want to present your title in a quirky way, why not opt for this engaging image of a woman standing on her head to read your book? A terrific attention-getting square hardcover book mockup for an equally attention-getting book cover.

Hardcover Book Mockup of a Woman Reading

Hardcover Book Mockup of a Woman Reading Hardcover Book Mockup of a Woman Reading Hardcover Book Mockup of a Woman Reading

Creating a mockup to showcase your book cover is easy with Placeit! With its online book mockup generator, you can save tons of time and effort that you would normally use to create a book cover mockup PSD. It takes mere seconds to upload your cover design, so don't hesitate to try yours out now.

Realistic Book Cover Mockup With Girl Lying on the Floor

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Use this terrific paperback book mockup of a young girl enjoying reading a book. With your cover in the foreground and occupying so much of the frame, all eyes will be on it.

Square Hardcover Book Mockup

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Is two better than one? Not always, but when you have two excellent titles that you want to showcase, then two square book cover mockups are better for you than one.

Book Mockup Generator of Woman Reading

Book Mockup Generator of Woman ReadingBook Mockup Generator of Woman ReadingBook Mockup Generator of Woman Reading

You no longer need to wonder how to showcase your book cover designs effectively. Just use a stunning Placeit book mockup design like this one. The online book mockup generator is easy to use, and you can be done customising the template in a matter of seconds.

Hardcover Book Mockup of Mother and Daughter Reading

Hardcover Book Mockup of Mother and Daughter ReadingHardcover Book Mockup of Mother and Daughter ReadingHardcover Book Mockup of Mother and Daughter Reading

What better way to showcase your Christmas tome than with this warm and wonderful Christmas-themed hardcover book mockup? A perfect mockup that is quick to customise and easy to download.

Book Mockup Generator of Older Woman Reading a Book

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How about this realistic book cover mockup? It features an older woman enjoying a book in the comfort of her home and allows you to showcase the front cover design of your book and the spine.

Square Book Mockup Featuring a Small Dog Lying on a Bed

Square Book Mockup Featuring a Small Dog Lying on a BedSquare Book Mockup Featuring a Small Dog Lying on a BedSquare Book Mockup Featuring a Small Dog Lying on a Bed

No matter what your title, it's bound to be enhanced with this square hardcover book mockup. Just use the book mockup generator to upload your book cover image, and your mockup is ready to download.

Book Mockup Design of Girl Outdoors

Book Mockup Design of Girl OutdoorsBook Mockup Design of Girl OutdoorsBook Mockup Design of Girl Outdoors

Got an amazing children's book you want to promote? Then this is the book cover mockup for you. Placeit's online book cover generator makes it super easy to add your cover design to the mockup. Just upload your image using the "Insert Image" button, and your job is done.

Choose Your Favourite Book Cover Mockup Today

Now that you've seen the best book cover mockups available at Placeit, head on over to the site and customise your favourite mockup today.

And if you're interested in other exciting mockups, check out these roundups of the best resources available at Placeit:

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