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44 Best Square Book Mockups (Using a Book Mockup Generator)

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Because of their shape, square books have a unique appeal for a variety of content producers, from photographers to cookbook authors to artists and designers of all types. 

Square Book Cover Mockup with Woman Holding Book
One of the cool Square Book Mockups available at Placeit.net

If you need an awesome square book cover mockup or an open square book spread mockup to showcase your latest project, you've got to read this article. In it, we will cover 44 of the best square book mockups from Placeit, but first we'll teach you how to use the book mockup generator to create your own book covers in a few simple steps.

How to Use the Book Mockup Generator

To learn how to use the book mockup generator, check out this video and/or read the simple steps below it. 

1. Browse the Square Book Mockups at Placeit

Go to Placeit.net > Mockups and type square book mockups in the search bar.

2. Select a Book Mockup You Like

Select a square book mockup template you like. There are many FREE templates available that you can customise and download at no charge. So look carefully until you find a template that you like, and then click on it to open the book mockup generator.

Select a Book Mockup You Like

3. Upload Your Book Cover Image

Go to the controls on the left and use the Upload Design button to upload your book cover image.

Upload Your Book Cover Image

You can add text or upload a logo using the controls on the left. Using the controls on the right, you can change the book colour or upload a graphic.

4. Download Your Square Book Mockup

When you are happy with your design, hit the Download button. This will take you to the download page, where you have two options for purchasing your design.

Download Square Book Mockup

You can either pay a single fee for your design or sign up for a monthly or yearly subscription that offers you unlimited downloads of all Placeit's designs, mockups, logos, videos, and gaming templates.

Square Book Mockup

Now you know how to use square book mockup templates in a few easy steps.

44 Best Square Book Mockups

Square Cover Mockup Featuring a Small Dog Lying on a Bed

Square Cover Mockup Featuring a Small Dog Lying on a Bed

Have you created a terrific pet photo book and are now looking for a top-notch square hardcover book mockup to promote your work? Well, here it is. All you need to do is use the upload design button to upload your book cover image, and your image is ready to download. 

FREE Square Hardcover Book Mockup

Square Hardcover Book Mockup
What's great about this square hardcover book mockup is that you can use it for both hard and soft cover books, and you can change the background to any colour you'd like—or go transparent to place the mockup in the background of your choice. This one is free at the time of writing, so don't waste time. Head over to Placeit today. 

Open Square Book Mockup Template With Senior Man 

Open Square Book Mockup Template with Senior Man

Is your target audience seniors? Then how about this terrific partially open square book mockup showing an older man reading? A great choice for showcasing your latest title.

Elderly Man Square Book Cover Mockup

Elderly Man Square Book Cover Mockup

If you like the image above but are looking for a brighter background, how about this mockup? It will bring a lighter feel to your cover, particularly if you're dealing with a heavier subject matter. 

Square Cover Mockup Featuring a Solid Color Background

Square Cover Mockup Featuring a Solid Color Background
How about this square hardcover book mockup? It features a square hardcover book at an angle against a solid colour background. You can use the colour picker to choose a background of any colour you need. 
Book Cover Mockup on a Dark Surface
Here's a book cover mockup shot against a dark background that will make your cover design pop. Just load up your cover and spine design, and you've got a great mockup ready to go. 

Mockup of a Man Holding a Square Book

Mockup of a Long-Haired Man Holding a Squared Book

One of the things that is just wonderful about the Placeit mockups is that they allow you to show your product in credible real-life scenarios, like this one featuring a man's lower torso carrying a square book so that the cover is displayed front and centre.

Square Book Cover Mockup in a Colorful Setting

Square Book Cover Mockup in a Colorful Setting
Make life a little bit sweeter when you use this sweet covered mockup to showcase your latest book project.

Mockup of a Square Hardcover Book Lying Open on a Solid Color Surface

Mockup of a Square Hardcover Book Lying Open on a Solid Color Surface
The next best way—after the book cover—to give your audience a taste of what your book is really about is to give them a sneak peek between the covers. For that, this template is just what you need. Make sure you showcase your most riveting pages.

Book Mockup Generator Featuring a Woman Posing

Book Mockup Generator Featuring a Woman Posing
The comfy, cosy nature of this image lends itself to an intimate or confessional subject matter. So if that's your subject matter, then this square book mockup is an excellent choice. It could also work for the best cookie recipes as well. 

Three Square Hardcover Book on a Solid Color Surface

Three Square Hardcover Book on a Solid Color Surface
This book formation lends itself to a series... on the other hand, it could also work with one book to trial what three different spines would look like side by side.
Square Book Cover Mockup
Another great thing about Placeit's square book cover mockups is that they allow you to add text, logos, and graphics of your choosing. For example, if you need a book mockup to promote a sale of a specific title, mockups like this one are ideal. 
Square Coffee Table Book Mockup on a Shelf
The natural place for a book when it's not being read is a shelf, right? So why not use a template like this, which has an exhibition quality about it to show off your latest creation. 
Two Hardcover Book Mockup on a Shelf
Sometimes two is better than one, like when you have two excellent titles that you want to let the world know about. They are works of art, after all, which is why should you show them off like they are.

Square Cover Mockup With Woman Holding Book

Square Cover Mockup with Woman Holding Book
This over-the-shoulder shot is a great way to display your title, and thank goodness, Placeit's book cover generator makes it easy to upload your book cover image in just a few seconds.

Square Coffee Table Book Mockup

Square Coffee Table Book Mockup
Looking for a great square coffee table book mockup? Look no further. Here's a simple and elegant mockup which will keep all eyes on your gorgeous title.

FREE 3D Book Mockup

3D Book Mockup
When money is short and you need a free book mockup that doesn't compromise on quality, turn to Placeit. Every month, Placeit offers a number of its premium mockups like this one 100% free. Head on over today and get your perfect square hardcover book mockup today. 
Open Square Book Mockup of Boy Reading
Authors of books for children will love this terrific square book mockup featuring the book cover in the foreground and the child holding and reading the book in soft blur in the background.
Mockup of a Hardcover Square Book Placed on a Work Desk
A great book is the best accompaniment to a cup of something hot, so it stands to reason that a mockup featuring a cup of coffee and a beautiful square hardcover book mockup template would be on our list. 

Hardcover Book Mockup of Elder Man Reading

Hardcover Book Mockup of Elder Man Reading
Another drink and book combo, but this time featuring a man deeply engrossed in the content of the book. A great way to show engagement with the material. 
Book Mockup Generator with Shopping Bag
If you're looking for a clean and elegant mockup for your title, then this is a great choice. Featuring the book cover in the foreground with the spine reflected on a shiny surface, this is a great way to present your book cover design to a client. 

Book Cover Mockup With Woman Holding Book

Book Cover Mockup with Woman Holding Book
Keep all eyes on your title when you use this book cover mockup, which features a young woman in an oversized sweater holding a title proudly for the whole world to see. 

Square Book Mockup of Elderly Man Reading

Square Book Mockup of Elderly Man Reading
Seeing a reader engrossed in one's book is the best feeling for an author. So why not use this square hardcover book mockup to showcase your gorgeous book design?

FREE Book Mockup Generator With Shopping Bag

Book Mockup Generator with Shopping Bag
A great way to show a title is to include it among titles just bought. This one just hints at the other titles so that all eyes will be on your own amazing book. Not only is this a fabulous square cover mockup, but it is also 100% free at the time of writing. 
3D Book Mockup Standing in an Office Desk
For those who create books relevant to business or work life, this is an excellent square book cover mockup. Just use the book mockup generator to upload your design to the spine and the cover, and your job is done.  

Upside Down Image of Open Square Book Mockup

Upside Down Image of Open Square Book Mockup
If you want to present your title in an imaginative, quirky way, why not opt for this great image of a woman standing on her head to read your book? A terrific attention-getting option for attention-getting book covers. 

Mockup of a Smiling Man Holding a Square Hardcover Book

Mockup of a Smiling Man Holding a Square Hardcover Book

Here's a window on the world and on your very own book design. Use the book mockup generator to upload your image in seconds. 

Book Spread Mockup Next to Glasses

Book Spread Mockup next to Glasses
Looking for just the right book spread mockup? Here's one that you shouldn't miss. Add your best page spread and prepare to impress. 

Book Spread Mockup Template With Kid Lying on the Floor

Book Spread Mockup Template with Kid Lying on the Floor
There's nothing like the image of someone else deeply engrossed in a book to make us want to know what's inside. That alone is a compelling reason to take this open square book mockup for a spin.
Square Book Mockup on Grey Background
Show off your awesome title against this wonderful contrasting grey background. A simple but elegant mockup. 

Book Mockup Generator Showing Older Man

Book Mockup Generator showing Older Man
What would your title look like on this square cover mockup? Wonder no more. Just use the handy book mockup generator, and you'll find out in seconds. 

FREE Square Cover Mockup With a Customizable Spine

Square Cover Mockup with a Customizable Spine
Another terrific free square book mockup for you to experiment with. Remember that free items change periodically, so if this one is no longer free when you visit, there will be other options to choose from. 

Square Book Mockup Featuring a Man Reading on a Couch

An excellent way to take your designs off the drawing board and into real-life scenarios is to use a book mockup. Upload each design using the same mockup or using different mockups.

Square Book Cover Mockup With Woman Holding Book

Square Book Cover Mockup with Woman Holding Book
Can't you imagine your beautiful design here on this mockup? The good thing is you really don't have to imagine: just hit upload, and you can see for yourself whether your design works or needs some tweaking. 

Man Reading a Square Book Template While Indoors

Man Reading a Square Book Template While Indoors

This is another square cover mockup that gives a geat view of the front cover of your book. With the cover in the front sharp and the mid and background in soft focus, you are guaranteed that all eyes will be on your title. 

Square Hardcover Book Mockup

Square Hardcover Book Mockup
This is a lovely and direct way to present your new book design to clients. With the mockup front and centre in the image, it gives your title the space and attention it deserves.

3D Book Mockup of Man Having Tea

3D Book Mockup of Man Having Tea
Tea and good company. That's what this image says. Use the book mockup generator to upload your design and see how it looks in a real-life scenario. 
Mockup of an Open Squared Book with Flowing Pages

Give your audience a sneak peek of what they're in for when you use this open square book mockup to showcase the best pages of your book. Though all the pages aren't fully visible, they'll whet your audience's appetite by showing the best glimpses.

Square Book Mockup Featuring a Man Reading at a Cafe

Square Book Mockup Fearing a Man Reading at a Cafe
If you've created a title targeting young men, then this could be a great square book cover mockup for you. Use the book mockup generator to upload your design in a matter of seconds. 

Little Girl Being Funny While Holding a Square Book Mockup

Little Girl Being Funny while Holding a Square Book Mockup
How cheeky and endearing is this photo of a young girl holding a book to cover the top part of her face while sticking her tongue out? A terrific way to deliver a new tome.

Square Coffee Table Book Mockup With Solid Color Background

Square Coffee Table Book Mockup With Solid Color Background

If you want to show off both the front and the back cover of your book, then this is a terrific choice of hardcover book mockup template for you. Go for it. 

Mockup of a Man Reading a Square Book

Mockup of a Man Reading a Square Book

Show off that cover without distractions when you choose this mockup of a man holding a book cover up to face the camera as he reads. 

Three Square Book Spread Mockup Book Mockup

Three Square Book Spread Mockup Book Mockup
One, two, three! Promote several titles: three different ideas for one cover or the same three covers next to each other, and don't forget to choose a contrasting or complementary colour for the background. 
Square Cover Mockup Template with Happy Kid Reading

Reading a good book in bed has to be one of life's greatest pleasures, and this universally understood idea accompanied by this image of a smiling child reading a book is all you need to create your own winning promotional image.

Make Your Own Square Book MockupToday

Well, that's it for the best square book mockups you can find at Placeit. Head on over today and create your own book mockup using the book mockup generator and the guidelines above. 

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

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