Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm. This week’s topic is one of my favourites! There is nothing I love more than taking off the dust jacket and finding a surprise on the naked hardback! I went through a lot of my hardback’s and very few of them actually had a design on the cover. I wish publishers would do that more often!
The Illuminae Files by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman
This series was the first thing that came to mind when I saw this week’s topic! These books are so beautiful and completely different from any other books that I own! I love how the covers are made to look like classified files and they suit the story perfectly. I still have to read Gemina and Obsidio, but I know I will love them!
The Themis Files by Sylvain Neuvel
I have said this so many times but The Themis Files is my favourite series and the books are absolutely stunning! I do not own Sleeping Giants in hardcover, but Waking Gods and Only Human are two of the most beautiful books that I own. This series has a special place on my shelf!
The Unlikelies by Carrie Firestone
I think The Unlikelies has my favourite naked hardcover! It is so fun and summery! I talked about this book in my post about my summer reading recommendations because everything about it, including the cover, is perfect for this time of year. Just seeing this makes me want to reread it by the pool!
Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
I like that this cover is simply but impactful! You know instantly what this book is about! It is also a book that I really enjoyed. I have not read the second book, Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu, yet or even seen it! I am curious to see what is under it’s dust jacket as well.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
What I like about the naked hardback of The Night Circus is that it is simple yet elegant. This is a classy design! I do not talk about The Night Circus very often on my blog because I feel like I have some unpopular opinions about it. I enjoyed it but I wasn’t in love with it! I was expecting it to be more atmospheric and magical I guess and wasn’t a huge fan of the romance. It is still a beautiful book and a fun story.
I would love to know what you favourite naked hardbacks are! There are so many that I love that I do not own and would love to get my hands on!