6 Beautiful Floral Book Covers in Bloom for Spring

With spring on the horizon, let’s take a look at some beautiful floral book covers that accompany vibrant stories.

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Three books titled Ab(solutely) Normal, Late Bloomers, and The Boy Who Grew Flowers with floral patterns are in front of a field with sunflowers.

As we look past the rain and snow days wearing our winter jackets, we might just start to see spring approaching us. Those tiny sprouts will soon blossom into magnificent flowers. Flowers can convey so much, from change to love, grief, and even growth. With just a little less than a month before the Spring Equinox, here are some floral book covers to prepare us for the beauty of spring.

Ab(solutely) Normal: Short Stories that Smash Mental Health Stereotypes edited by Nora Shalaway Carpenter and Rocky Callen

Book cover titled Ab(solutely) Normal: Short Stories that Smash Mental Health Stereotypes shows half a brain with the other half full of flowers.

In this anthology, 16 authors have written stories that explore mental health through different genres, notably to rewrite the narrative of stereotypical portrayals or understandings of mental health. May their stories bloom.

The Wisdom of Flowers: Essential Life Lessons for Joy and Wellbeing by Liz Marvin, Illustrated by Rosie Dore

Book cover with different flowers on all corners with the title at the center, The Wisdom of Flowers: Essential Life Lessons for Joy and Wellbeing.

There are a great number of flowers all throughout the world. In The Wisdom of Flowers, flowers from different countries are illustrated alongside what they represent. Flowers can indeed lend some inspiration through our daily lives.

We Are All So Good at Smiling by Amber McBride

A girl is at the center, surrounded by flowers and butterflies. On her is the title, We Are All So Good at Smiling.

We Are All So Good at Smiling follows Whimsy’s story as she navigates her present while experiencing the trauma of her past. While the fear of coming back to the Forest may keep her away, helping her new friend, Faerry, unravels the truth of events that ultimately intertwines them together. The whole story is written in verse, adding to the magical and folktales sprinkled throughout the story.

The Boy Who Grew Flowers by Jen Wojtowicz, illustrated by Steve Adams

Green vines and white flowers are on every corner, surrounding a boy holding a bouquet and a pair of shoes. Over his head, the title is, The Boy Who Grew Flowers.

Many children make assumptions about Rink’s family and life, with fairytale-esque descriptions that stem from children not wanting to truly get to know him. As a new girl comes to town, she slowly gets to know Rink and a tale of encouraging and extending empathy arises.

Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute by Sayantani DasGupta

A boy and a girl in formal wear are in front of a manor with rose bushes surrounding them. The title reads, Rosewood: A Midsummer Meet Cute.

Flowers have surely showcased love over time, and this story is no exception. This story follows Eila Das in a summer camp called Rosewood. She may be starting to have feelings for Rahul during the program, which was not at all in the cards for her in the beginning.

Late Bloomers by Deepa Varadarajan

The back of 4 heads are displayed with flowers in their hair. In the center is the title Late Bloomers.

What does it mean to bloom? For Suresh and Lata Raman, it means navigating life post-divorce and what it entails. Their children also explore what love and joy can mean for themselves. Whether it be reclaiming independence or falling in love again, readers can follow this family as they experience life.

From the beauty of the flowers themselves, to what they represent for the characters on the page, these flowers continue to bring forth lush visuals of life, fictional or not.

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