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30 Best Books With A Pink Cover: YA, Romance, Sci-Fi + More!

Last Updated on November 28, 2023 by Louisa

Pink is a warm and inviting color that represents kindness, love, and compassion. A book with a pink cover is the ideal way to share some romance and uplifting vibes in your home.

It’s the perfect color that adds vibrancy and brightness, but without being too overpowering.

If you’re styling your home or just curious about what books have a pink cover, then you’ve come to the right place.

I’ve listed my favorite books with a pink cover so you can pick a book that’s not just beautiful on the eye but fun to read, too!

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Acclaimed Books with A Pink Cover

Let’s begin our list with the best highly acclaimed books with pink covers. These are some of the world’s best sellers and award-winning authors.

1. Girl in Pieces – Kathleen Glasgow

If you want to read more books like A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder because the story completely moves you, then you may enjoy Girl In Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow.

Charlotte Davis is only 17, but she has already lost more than most people she knows. She’s scarred emotionally and physically. 

While Charlotte has become numb to the pain around her, she begins to understand the importance of being kind to herself. This is a very emotional and heavy story that can completely captivate the reader.

Girl in Pieces does cover some very hard issues, but readers will themselves rooting for Charlotte and her recovery. 

2. The Wedding Party – Jasmine Guillory

Although they try to avoid each other, Maddie and Theo find themselves spending more time together as their wedding approaches.

They share awkward moments as bridal party members, but underneath the tension there is an undeniable attraction between them.

The tension between the two builds until they find themselves sneaking off together to release some tension when Alexa isn’t around, agreeing that they will end it once the wedding is over.

However, when it’s suddenly pushed up and they only have a few months left before their secret rendezvous are revealed, they realize that the end is near and regretting their lack of connection beyond physical attraction.

When engaging with a nemesis, there are certain unspoken rules that must be followed. First and foremost, do not fall in love with them.

3. Lock Every Door – Riley Sager

Riley Sager’s next heart-pounding thriller follows a young woman who, after finding out her new job will require her to live in one of New York City’s oldest and most glamorous buildings, may have bitten off more than she can chew.

No visitors. No nights spent away from the apartment. No disturbing the other residents, all of whom are either rich or famous or both.

These are Jules Larsen’s only rules for her new job as an apartment sitter at the Bartholomew, one of Manhattan’s most high-profile and mysterious buildings.

Broke and broken hearted, Jules is impressed with her grande surroundings and accepts the terms, leaving her old life behind.

Jules begins to feel a kinship with Ingrid, an apartment sitter at the Bartholomew. One day, Ingrid confides in Jules that she is starting to feel scared about the dark history of the building – rumors are circulating that it’s haunted.

Ignoring her warnings, Jules continues to spend time with Ingrid and even starts to believe her ghost stories until one day she doesn’t show up for work.

Jules begins investigating Ingrid’s disappearance by digging into the Bartholomew’s sordid past and its secrets.

She finds out that the building has a hidden history, and that someone is killing people who know too much about it. Jules needs to unmask the killer before they kill her, too.

4. Someone Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory – Raphael Bob-Waksberg

The only thing better than love is hate. And Raphael Bob-Waksberg has a wonderfully scathing collection of short stories about love—the worst and best thing in the universe.

From heartwarming tales of forbidden attraction to deeply twisted examinations of sibling rivalry, these stories will have you laughing out loud as well as cringing in disgust.

If you’re looking for an offbeat way to spend an afternoon, this is the book for you!

In each of the following stories, a character is forced to deal with interfering relatives who dictate the appropriate number of ritual goat sacrifices for their wedding, and other such hilariously ridiculous tales.

Each story explores the consequences of this interference and how it affects the characters involved.

5. Red, White and Royal Blue – Casey McQuiston

Alex Claremont-Diaz is the son of the United States’ first female president and is determined to follow in his mother’s political footsteps.

But when images are published showing him confronting Prince Henry at a royal wedding, a man he has previously had adversity with, suddenly the ties between the US and Britain are threatened. Both governments scramble to rectify the situation.

The strategy is to establish a phony friendship between the two. They both mutually dislike each other but get to know each other through their staged appearances.

As Alex’s mother starts a new political campaign, he finds himself entering a hidden romance with the Prince, which threatens to ruin the campaign.

Red, White and Royal Blue is a witty rom-com with themes of fake relationships and opposites attracting.

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Non-Fiction Books with A Pink Cover

If non-fiction is more your vibe, don’t worry. These are the best non-fiction books with pink covers.

6. Yesterday I Was The Moon – Noor Unnahar

Yesterday I was the moon, a collection of poetry by Noor Unnahar exploring courage, self-love, culture, and the struggles of making peace with your heart and art.

It contained black & white photographs paired with poetry pieces; giving it a photo diary feel.

7. Unwifeable – Mandy Stadtmiller 

Mandy is a provocative, fearless, and unapologetic dating expert. In her uncensored memoir, she spills all the secrets she knows about dating, networking, comedy, celebrity culture, addiction recovery and self-discovery.

Readers will learn everything from how to pick up guys to how to deal with difficult relationships. Mandy takes readers behind the scenes (and names) of her utterly addictive journey as she shares her insights on all things romantic and personal.

Mandy is a thirty-year-old woman who has just divorced. She has a dream job at the New York Post, and she’s ready to take on the city.

However, underneath the glamour and glitz of her new life in Manhattan, Mandy experiences dark thoughts and feelings that threaten to surface.

The drug-fueled, never-ending party starts out thrilling, but it soon becomes terrifying as too many blackout nights and scary decisions add up.

As she searches for the truth behind the façade, Mandy realizes that falling in love won’t fix her—until she learns to accept herself first.

Described as a true New York fairy tale brought to life, Sex and the City on acid is perfect for when you feel stuck and wish to become unstuck. It has received many positive reviews and is one of the most beloved memoirs of the year.

8. Choose Your Own Disaster – Dana Schwartz

Dana Schwartz is taking to the internet for help in figuring out who she really is and what she should do next in her twenties, as evidenced by her new book, Choose Your Own Disaster.

The quiz offers a look into Schwartz’s experiences and beliefs as a millennial woman, feminist, and member of the modern world.

Dana has no idea who she is, but she knows that she is a Carrie, a Ravenclaw, a Raphael, a Belle, and former emo kid. She also enjoys Twittering and being part of the millennial generation.

The quiz is designed to help young adults explore their personality, and it’s packed full of humor and unflinching honesty. One woman takes it, hoping to find out what makes her unique among the many options available to her in her twenties.

9. From The Corner of The Oval – Beck Dorey-Stein

In 2012, Beck Dorey-Stein was working five part-time jobs and barely making ends meet when she found a job listing on Craigslist that landed her in the Oval Office as one of Barack Obama’s stenographers.

Beck, a self-described “D.C. outsider,” joins the elite team of aides who accompany President Obama wherever he goes, recording and mic in hand.

Beck makes friends with a dynamic group of fellow travelers – young men and women who, like her, leave their real lives behind to hop aboard Air Force One in service of the president.

As a new hire to the White House staff, she quickly learns the ropes and becomes familiar with the protocols of Washington politics.

However, she repeatedly runs afoul of higher-ups and finds herself in a romantic relationship with a seasoned D.C. insider. Suddenly, the political realm takes on an entirely new level of personal stakes for Beck

Against a backdrop of luxury, drama, and intrigue, this is the story of a young woman learning what truly matters in life. She discovers her voice through experiences that challenge and inspire her.

10. Purge: Rehab Diaries – Nicole Johns

In this honest and engaging account of her months in rehab, Nicole Johns documents her stay in a residential treatment facility for eating disorders.

She uncovers several important themes: body image and sexuality, assault and relationships, and the struggle to piece together one’s path in life.

Purge is a book that candidly discusses the harsh realities of living with and recovering from an eating disorder, without glossing over the difficulties.

The author presents a detailed account of her experience with treatment, offering hope to those who struggle with eating disorders as well as anyone who has watched a loved one fight to recover.

Though the road may be difficult, there is always hope.

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Young Adult Books with A Pink Cover

Looking for a young adult book with a pink cover? Then you’re going to love these YA novels!

11. Confessions of a Shopaholic – Sophie Kinsella

Many readers have fallen in love with Sophie Kinsella’s irrepressible heroine, Becky Bloomwood.

A young woman with a big heart, big dreams, and just one little weakness – her shopping addiction – Becky is the perfect symbol of America’s postwar optimism.

Becky has a fabulous flat in one of London’s trendiest neighborhoods, with a trope of glamorous socialite friends and a closet brimming with the season’s must-haves. The only trouble is that she can’t actually afford it–not any of it.

Becky’s job writing at Successful Savings is not only tedious, it doesn’t pay much. Recently, Becky’s letters from the bank have been getting more and more difficult to ignore because they contain large red sums she can’t bear to read.

Becky is unsuccessful in cutting back on her spending. She finds some consolation by buying herself something small.

A recent story of Becky’s that garners media attention prompts positive changes in her life and those around her.

Becky has brilliantly tapped into our collective consumer conscience with her novel of our times.

Her hilarious schemes to pay back her debts are as endearing as they are desperate. Her “confessions” are the perfect pick-me-up when life is hanging in the balance.

12. Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me – Mariko Tamaki

Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O’Connell’s brilliantly illustrated story of young love, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me.

She asks readers to consider what happens when they break up with the toxic relationships they crave in order to find healthier ones.

Laura Dean is Frederica Riley’s dream girl. She is charming, confident, and looks really cute. There one problem: Laura Dean may not be the best girlfriend for Frederica Riley.

Frightened and alone after her latest breakup, Freddy’s best friend, Doodle, recommend that she seek out a mysterious medium to help her get over the break up.

But as Freddy starts to feel more connected to Laura Dean than ever before, she has to ask herself if it’s really Laura Dean who is causing all of her problems.

Maybe it’s Freddy herself who needs some time away from this relationship in order to restore the friendships she has lost.

Fortunately, Freddy has new friends who can help her through being a teenager in love. Anna Vice, a columnist for website The Gloss, offers advice on how to deal with common issues such as breakups and dating.

The book is gorgeously drawn and tells the heartwarming story of two high school kids who are trying to figure out their relationship.

13. The Girl From The Sea – Molly Knox Ostertag

From the author of The Witch Boy trilogy, Molly Knox Ostertag, comes her latest graphic novel about family, and first love. In this story, a young girl discovers her powers as she begins to explore her relationship with her family and friends.

Morgan is a 15-year-old girl who desperately wants to leave her small, isolated island home and move to a bigger city where she can be more than just “one of the kids.” She is also eager to finish high school and start her adult life.

Morgan’s friends on the island are not supportive of her desire to escape, and she feels misunderstood by them.

Morgan has a lot of secrets, including wanting to kiss another girl. Morgan was saved from drowning one night by a mysterious girl named Keltie.

After meeting on the island, Keltie and Morgan become friends. However, Keltie has some secrets of her own that she is not ready to share with Morgan. As the two girls start to fall in love, their secrets will come out whether Morgan is ready or not.

14. SLAM! – Pamela Ribon

In the competitive, hard-hitting, super cheeky world of banked track roller derby, two young women will have to decide if their budding friendship is stronger than the pull of a team when it comes to winning.

If life starts coming at you like a freight train, you have two options: either run away screaming or lean into the hit.

When Jennifer and Maisie were first assigned to different teams during Fresh Meat Orientation, they knew they would be friends. But the pull of competition—and their increasingly messy personal lives—threatened to drive them apart.

In roller derby, you take your hits, get back up, and learn how to be a better player. Derby can heal your heart, but not without breaking a bone first.

15. Royals – Rachel Hawkins

Daisy Winters is a sixteen-year-old Floridian who has mermaid-red hair. Daisy has a part time job at a bootleg Walmart, and is best friends with Ellie, an almost engaged 18-year old from Scotland.

Daisy hates the attention that her tabloid fame brings, but she can’t escape it completely and must often travel to England to stay with Ellie.

Daisy is being taught how to be a proper princess by the dashing young Miles, but her brother, the roguish younger prince, is always up to no good and wants Daisy to come along for the ride.

The crown might think it’s trying to make Daisy into a lady, but Daisy may just want to write her own royal rulebook.

This novel is full of humor, Americana influences and romance, and is a true Princess Diaries turned-upside-down story.

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Romance Books with A Pink Cover

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16. Love and Other Words – Christina Lauren

Macy Sorensen is settling into an ambitious if emotionally tepid routine as a new pediatric resident. She is working hard and planning her wedding to an older, financially secure man.

She keeps her head down and heart tucked away in order to maintain a successful career as a pediatrician.

When she meets Elliot Petropoulos, the first and only love of her life, the careful bubble she’s constructed begins to dissolve.

Once upon a time, Elliot was Macy’s close friend – someone who grew from her gangly bookish friend into the man who coaxed her heart open again after the loss of her mother. Only on night he declared his love for her, he also broke her heart.

Elliot and Macy were best friends as teenagers, but as they grew older, their relationship evolved into something much more. In the past, Elliot would spend weekends and lazy summers with Macy in her house outside of San Francisco.

They would read books together, share favorite words, and talk about their growing pains and triumphs.

Elliot and Macy have not seen each other since their childhood when they were brutally attacked by the same man.

Although their memories of that night are clouded by the pain of what happened, Elliot will eventually learn the truth about what happened to Macy and will need to overcome his past in order to help her believe in love again.

17. The Happy Ever After Playlist (The Friend Zone, Book 2) – Abby Jimenez

Sloan Monroe is an artist whose life is a bit of a train wreck. One day, a pup with a trouble-making look jumps into her car at random.

It looked at her with eyes that said “take me home” and soon everything changes. With her new pup, Tucker, by her side, she starts to slowly feel more like herself and get her life on track.

After failing to find Tucker’s owner, she thinks the pup is hers. Until suddenly after weeks of unanswered texts, his original owner reaches out. It turns out, he’s a musician currently on tour in Australia and he wants to take Tucker back.

As their flirty texts turn into long calls, Sloan can’t help but feel a connection with Jason. However, she isn’t sure if he will stay around once he finds out about her past relationships.

The question is: will Jason stick around for longer than the length of his music career? And can Sloan handle yet another heartbreak?

18. It Ends With Us – Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover’s romantic drama Maybe Someday tells the story of a small-town girl, Lily, who is starting over in Boston.

Enter Ryle, a handsome neurosurgeon, and life starts to look up for Lily.

But when an old flame steps back into her life, things start to spiral out of control as they face questions they never expected.

Thrill at the suspense as Lily and Ryle battle their emotions and strive to find their happily ever after in this fast-paced medical romance novel – a perfect choice for fans of Hoover’s work!

19. The Sun Is Also A Star – Nicola Yoon

Natasha is a girl who believes in science and evidence, and does not believe in superstition or destiny. She is confident in her goals, dreams, and beliefs.

She falls in love with a handsome man she meets on a crowded New York City street, just twelve hours before her family is on the brink of being deported to Jamaica. 

Daniel is a good son and student, who is always living up to expectations. But when he meets Natasha, he forgets all about that. 

Natasha has a special quality about her that makes him believe that fate has something more extraordinary in store—for both of them.

20. The Spanish Love Deception – Elena Armas

The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas ticks all the boxes if you’re looking for a sizzling romance story you’ll come to adore. 

Playful and funny, we read about Catalina Martín’s desperate attempts to find someone who’ll pretend to be her boyfriend for a transatlantic journey to a wedding in Spain. 

Although she cannot tolerate him, her colleague Aaron Blackford seems like the unlikely best choice—rather, the only choice Catalina has—and they embark on a trip that will change their relationship forever. 

Swoon-worthy and steamy, The Spanish Love Deception is a foray into the rambunctious wedding that brings Catalina and Aaron together.

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi Books with A Pink Cover

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21. Lore Olympus – Rachel Smythe

In this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology, a brand-new exclusive short story from creator Rachel Smythe introduces you to the gods after dark.

From scandalous gossip to wild parties, they’re always up for something fun – even if it means breaking all the rules.

After dark, the gods are always up for something fun – even if it means breaking all of their rules. In this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology.

You get a glimpse into their wild lives as they party hard and engage in scandalous gossip. You’ll also find out about their forbidden love affairs, which often lead to trouble.

Persephone, the young goddess of spring, is new to Olympus. After promising to train as a sacred virgin, she’s allowed to live in the fast-moving and glamorous world of the gods with her mother Demeter.

When her roommate Artemis takes her to a party, Persephone falls in love with Hades and feels an immediate spark with the charming yet misunderstood ruler of the Underworld.

Now Persephone must navigate complicated politics and relationships that rule Olympus while also figuring out her own place–and power.

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22. The Grace Year – Kim Liggett

Garner County girls believe that their skin emits an aphrodisiac that can lure grown men away from their beds.

For the sixteenth year of their lives, they are banished to release this magic into the wild so they can be purified and ready for marriage. However, not all of them will make it home alive.

Tierney James looks forward to a better future―a society where people are not pitted against each other, but as her 16th birthday approaches, she quickly realizes that it is not just the harsh elements they must fear.

It’s not even the poachers in the woods; men who wait for an opportunity to capture one of the girls and sell her on the black market. Their greatest threat may be each other.

In The Grace Year, author Kate DiCamillo explores the complex and sometimes twisted relationships between young girls, their eventual mothers, and the difficult decisions they make in-between.

The Grace Year is a book that examines the complicated and at times twisted relationships between young girls, their mothers, and the difficult decisions they make in-between.

Written with sharp prose and gritty realism by author Kate DiCamillo, this book will provide readers with a unique perspective on what it means to be a girl growing up in today’s society.

23. The Glitch – Elizabeth Cohen

The Glitch is a fast-paced, hilarious debut novel that follows a high-profile Silicon Valley CEO as she deals with a woman claiming to be her younger self.

The protagonist’s life is suddenly disrupted by the appearance of this stranger, who challenges everything she thought she knew about herself and her place in the world.

Shelley Stone, wife, mother and CEO of the tech company Conch, is dedicated to living an efficient life.

She takes time for herself at 3:30 a.m. on the treadmill, power naps while waiting in line, schedules intimacy with her husband.

When they are already changing clothes, and takes a men’s multivitamin because she refuses to participate in her own oppression.

When Shelley meets another woman with the same scar on her shoulder, she begins to wonder if this is finally the day that she’s starting to buckle under all the pressure.

The Glitch is a hilarious look at work, marriage, and motherhood in our absurd world.

24. Locked In Time – Lois Duncan

When Nore Roberts moves to her stepfamily’s old Civil War mansion, she is immediately shocked by the young and beautiful stepmother, Lisette.

Nore has never met anyone so youthful and seemingly innocent. She suspects that Lisette may have something sinister up her sleeve.

There is potential for becoming friends with her stepbrother and sister, until Nore realizes they are hiding something. When she begins to feel a target on her back, she looks into her stepfamily’s past.

The secrets are more real than she ever imagined; now Nore must decide whether she can expose her stepmother’s dark secret before she is taken by dark evil…

25. The School for Good Mothers – Jessamine Chan

Frida Liu is struggling to find a career that reflects the sacrifices her Chinese immigrant parents made. She can’t convince her husband, Gust, to give up his younger wellness-obsessed mistress.

Only with Harriet, their cherubic daughter does Frida finally attain the perfection expected of her.

Officials with the state are watching mothers like Frida closely. Those who check their phones, letting their children get injured on the playground; those who let their children walk home alone.

If one moment of poor judgement is detected, officials will determine if Frida is a candidate for a Big Brother-like program that measures the success or failure of a mother’s devotion to her child.

Facing the prospect of losing Harriet, Frida must prove that a bad mother can be redeemed. This she can do by demonstrating that she has learned how to be a good parent.

This novel highlights some of the important themes around “perfect” parenting, upper-middle class parenting and the violence enacted upon women by both the state and, at times, one another. 

Chan’s novel is a dark exploration of the pains and joys of the deepest ties that bind us. It is a modern literary classic.

Chosen to be one of Barack Obama’s Top Books for Summer!

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Children’s Books with A Pink Cover

Finally, here’s something for the little ones. Here are the best children’s books with pink covers!

26. The Worst Thing About My Sister – Jacqueline Wilson

 Marty is football-mad and loves her Converse shoes. Melissa, on the other hand, is into girly things like lotions and skirts.

So when Marty and Melissa are told they need to share a room, it’s clear this was going to be trouble.

This hilarious novel by children’s favorite author, Jacqueline Wilson, will have your children laughing until their bellies hurt!

27. The Frog Princess – E.D. Baker

Emma, who goes by the name Princess Emeralda, is not an ideal princess. Her laugh is often mistaken for a donkey’s bray, she trips over her own feet, and she does not particularly care for Prince Jorge – whom her mother hopes she will marry.

If Emma ever thought she could escape her troubles by listening to a frog, she would have been sorely mistaken.

When convinced to kiss a frog so he might return to being a prince, the spell somehow backfires and Emma turns into a frog herself! Then begins their adventure to get Emma back to her human form.

28. Mates, Dates and Chocolate Cheats – Cathy Hopkins

Izzie has always been curvy, but since Christmas she’s gained a few pounds and nothing in her wardrobe fits anymore. She tries different diets and exercise programs, but they all seem to be failing.

The constant worry about her weight has caused her to lose confidence, and she no longer appreciates the things in her life that are special — such as the supportive friends she has.

The fact that she was selected for a TV teen panel, and the cute boy at the TV studio who seems to like her just for who she is.

This is a heartwarming story about body positivity and self love for children.

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29. When We Were Very Young – A. A. Milne

Milne’s book of poems, When We Were Very Young, celebrates childhood and its joys. Readers have fallen in love with the book for over 90 years, and it is still popular today.

Some of his verses are playful and innocent, weaving together the real world and the magical world of make-believe. Readers who take careful note will also find the very first appearance of Winnie-the-Pooh in one of his poems.

Ernest Shepard’s illustrations perfectly match the poems in this collection, which have delighted countless readers.

30. Pinkalicious: Pink Around The Rink – Victoria Kann

When Pinkalicious colors her white ice skates with a cotton candy pink marker, she is ready to spin, glide and soar on the ice. However, as the color starts to run off of her skates, she becomes embarrassed.

This Level One I Can Read book is designed to help children learn how to sound out words and sentences. It’s the perfect first chapter book for second graders.

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Final Word on Books With A Pink Cover

So there you have it, 30 of our favourite books with a pink cover! We hope that you found something on this list that is not only enjoyable to read, but looks elegant on your book shelf.

Did we miss anything from our list? Let us know in the comments!

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About Louisa Smith

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Louisa is the Founder, Editor, and Head Honcho of Epic Book Society. She was born and raised in the United Kingdom and graduated from the University for the Creative Arts with a degree in Journalism. Louisa began her writing career at the age of 7 when her poetry was published in an anthology of poems to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee. Upon graduating university, she spent several years working as a journalist writing about books before transitioning to become a Primary School Teacher. Louisa loves all genres of books, but her favorites are Sci-Fi, Romance, Fantasy, and Young Adult Fiction. Read more Louisa's story here.

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