ICYMI, February 5th is Wear Red Day, because:
- It’s the month o’ love, amiright? 🤓
- It’s also American Heart Month, which helps bring awareness hopes to help erase heart disease and stroke in millions of women.
And what happens when you combine Wear Red Day and our bookish obsession?
That’s right: an entire blog post devoted to beautiful book covers with characters wearing some cool red outfits...
The Warrior Maiden by Melanie Dickerson
A reimagining of the classic Mulan tale in medieval Europe, where both love and war challenge even the strongest of hearts. Also, she’s sporting a fantastic red tunic. What’s not to love?
The Socialite by J’nell Ciesielski
When an English socialite embarks on a dangerous journey to save her sister from the Nazis, glamour, romance, and espionage collide. And that red dress on the front cover? Is *chef kiss*
The London Restoration by Rachel McMillan
Determined to save their marriage and the city they love, two people divided by World War II’s secrets rebuild their lives, their love, and their world. From author Rachel McMillan comes a richly researched historical romance that takes place in post-World War II London and features a strong female lead (who is wearing an ah-mah-zing red hat on the cover)
The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson
The red dress on this cover is made of dreams, and the story inside the book is just as rad. From New York Times bestselling author comes The Golden Braid, a Rapunzel retelling that proves the one who needs rescuing isn’t always the one in the tower. Rapunzel can throw a knife better than any man. She paints beautiful flowering vines on the walls of her plaster houses. She sings so sweetly she can coax even a beast to sleep. But there are two things she is afraid her mother might never allow her to do: learn to read and marry.
Strands of Truth by Colleen Coble
Look at the beautiful red trench coat – color me in suspense for where my girl is running. In Strands of Truth, Suspense melds with romance as the past meets the present in this engrossing new novel from USA TODAY bestselling author Colleen Coble.
Lethal Intent by Cara C. Putman
If you’re looking for a legal thriller + a book with a fantastic red coat, look no further than Cara Putman’s newest: When Caroline takes a job with a promising medical start-up, she believes she’s on the side of angels . . . until she’s asked to go too far.