We love when a great outfit on the cover of a book is mentioned within. It’s one of the many reasons we pick it up to see what it’s all about. Beautiful outfits of dazzling colors and extraordinary prints fill their covers and beyond into their pages. These YA books are gorgeous both inside and out and would make any clothing line stand out from the crowd in the best ways. Enjoy these six books that would inspire the best outfits.
The Betrothed by Kiera Cass
When King Jameson announces his love for Lady Hollis, she is shocked but also thrilled. She’s grown up at the Keresken Castle and has tried to gain his favor like many other daughters of the nobility so it’s a dream come true. But hollis soon realizes that falling in love with the king and becoming queen might not be the happily ever after she’s dreamed of. When she meets a stranger who has the power to see right into her heart and her desires, Hollis begins to think of a future she never expected to find herself in.
A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown
Karina is the princess of Ziran and now to inherit the throne after her mother, the Sultana, was assasinated. But Karina wants to bring her back from the dead but she needs the beating heart of a king – the winner of the Solstasia festival competition she will offer her hand in marriage to. Malik is ready for a new life with his sisters in Ziran, but when a vengeful spirit takes his youngest sister as payment into the city, Malik strikes a deal: kill the princess to get her back. As Malik enters the competition and tries to get close to Karina, the pair will find each other torn between love and duty.
Hunted by the Sky by Tanaz Bhathena
Gul has spent her life on the run thanks to the star-shaped birthmark on her arm. Many girls with them have been disappearing for years and caused the murder of her parents. So when the Sisters of the Golden Lotus take her in and train her in warrior magic, Gul is determined on revenge against the king. Cavas will soon sign his life to the king’s army in order to save his terminally ill father. But when he meets Gul in the bazaar, he is soon swept into a romance and revenge he never expected.
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim
Maia dreams of becoming the best tailor in the land, but as a girl, all she can truly hope is to marry well. But when a royal messenger calls for her ailing father to return to court, Maia takes the chance by going in his stead by disguising herself as a boy. Little does she know she is one of twelve tailors competing to become the court tailor. Between backstabbing and lies, Maia navigates the palace as she competes and around the court magician, Edan, who seems to be able to see through her disguise. But when the last trial is announced to create dresses of magic, Maia and Edan must team up in order to create the dresses and save the country.
The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller
Alessandra is determined to woo the Shadow King, marry him, and then kill him to rule the land. No one knows the extent of his power or how it works, but she knows what she is worth and plans on getting what she wants. But Alessandra quickly realizes she isn’t the only one interested in killing the king, and she finds herself needing to keep him alive long enough to get him to make her his queen – all while trying not to lose her heart in the process.
A Dress for the Wicked by Autumn Krause
Little happens in the small town of Shy in Avon-upon-Kynt, and for the last eighteen years Emmaline has been worried that her future will be filled with nothing. But when the head of the lead fashion house opens a design competition to those beyond the city, there is a chance of Emmaline’s dreams finally coming true. As the first “country girl” to compete, Emmaline will have to jump hurdles to compete and she will have to decide how much she is willing to change in order to compete in this corrupted race.