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The 18 Most Beautiful YA Endpapers in the World

Cracking the spine of a hardcover book and discovering beautiful endpapers is a lot like opening the door to a literary surprise party. At first, you’re taken aback: you wonder is this all for me? A stunning cover immediately followed by equally stunning endpapers? Yes, let it sink in, because book designers know, sometimes you deserve to be spoiled.

With the help from our fellow book nerds on Instagram, here are some of the most breathtaking YA endpapers we have ever seen!

(Pictured above: Every Day by David Levithan, Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter and We Were Liars by E. Lockhart)


Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

A photo posted by Epic Reads (@epicreads)


The Kiss of Deception by Mary Pearson

A photo posted by Ivey Alana (@unfathomablereader)


Between by Megan Whitmer

A photo posted by Ivey Alana (@unfathomablereader)


Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

A photo posted by Aria Mia Loberti (@ariamialoberti)


Mosquitoland by David Arnold

A photo posted by Uppercase (@uppercasebox)


A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

A photo posted by Erin Bowman (@heyerin)


Zombies vs Unicorns by Holly Black

A photo posted by Beth G (@bibliocat4)


Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore

A photo posted by Margie aka The Bumble Girl (@thebumblegirl)


Blood of Eden series by Julie Kagawa

A photo posted by Andria (Andye) Eppes (@andyereadingteen)


The Archived by Victoria Schwab

A photo posted by Andria (Andye) Eppes (@andyereadingteen)


Fairest by Marissa Meyer

A photo posted by Arra (@arrabelreads)


Talon by Julie Kagawa

A photo posted by Jessi (@novelheartbeat)


The Shadowhunter’s Codex by Cassandra Clare

A photo posted by Brenda Franklin (@beefranklin613)


Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler

A photo posted by Mai (@ruriji.reads)


The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson

A photo posted by Von Peralta (@mrbookwonder)


Winterspell by Claire Legrand

A photo posted by Hannah (@beentherereadthat)


The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz

A photo posted by Bookbrews (@bookbrews)


White Rabbit Chronicles by Gena Showalter

A photo posted by Epic Reads (@epicreads)


What are your favorite endpapers? Link us to your pics in the comments below or tag @EpicReads on Instagram and use the hashtag #EpicEndPapers!