Don’t judge a book by its cover? We’d never! However, what if book covers were actually honest? What would they say? Book covers don’t always prepare us for what’s really inside.
Let’s start with the Bible book cover
There are so many book covers for the Bible, Although we don’t mean to be irreverent, this one will give you a laugh.
Night Shift by Stephen King book covers
We love Stephen King books, However, this book cover of Night Shift pretty much sums it up, doesn’t it?
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger book covers
Even The Catcher in the Rye wasn’t immune to funny interpretations of book covers by the folks at Cracked. Moreover, this cover is perfect.
I Love You Forever by Robert Munsch and Sheila McGraw
One of our favorite children’s books of all time. Correspondingly, here is I Love You Forever with a new totally honest cover!
The Kama Sutra book covers
One of the most read books of all time, the Kama Sutra gets a brand new funny book cover. Additionally, this cover is perfect.
Where the Red Fern Grows book covers
Who didn’t cry when they read Where the Red Fern Grows? Well, here it is with a classic new honest book cover.
A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking
R.I.P. Stephen Hawking, you incredible beautiful genius. However, your most memorable book, A Brief History of Time, is hella boring to simple folks like us. Sorry and xoxoxo.
Grimm’s Fairy Tales book covers
Although they’re they classic fairy tales, the Grimm’s Fairy Tales are pretty GRIM. Equally important, we imagine they’ve given plenty of children nightmares, regardless of the book cover!
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
We love this book cover of the classic Hamlet. And we love how Disney adapted Hamlet with The Lion King. Who woulda thunk it?
It by Stephen King
Oh, how we love the Master of Horror. Not sure about this funny book cover, but we bet Stephen King would get a kick out if because he has a good sense of humor.
The book Charlotte’s Web is such a beautiful children’s story. However, do you ever think about how creepy it really is?
Watership Down by Richard Adams book cover
Indeed, talking bunnies doesn’t mean it’s appropriate for children. Furthermore, we love this book cover of the classic Watership Down.
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
It’s not often a book title becomes so popular that it becomes a part of a language. Catch-22’s book cover is perfect with this cover!
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur Clarke
In other words, to be able to say you read 2001: A Space Odyssey. Furthermore, just watch the movie and then smugly explain “the book” to your friends.
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen book covers
This honest book cover of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice is perfect and so accurate.
Animal Farm by George Orwell book covers
If you’re looking for a book cover of Animal Farm, this should do it. However, we’re sort of living Animal Farm now as a society…
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Absolutely, we need feminism and antibiotics, and Little Women proves that. Thankful for medical advances for sure!
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Best book cover on our list! Therefore, this perfect describes Lord of the Flies.
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert Heinlein
A Stranger in a Strange Land book cover gets a makeover. Seriously, why did no one notice this before?
War and Peace by Tolstoy
If you’ve read War and Peace, kudos for you for reading such a long ass book. Therefore, this cover is perfect. Thank goodness for Cliff Notes.
Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Yes all men deserves a mention sometimes. In Tess of D’Urberbvilles, this is an honest book cover.
The Turn of the Screw by Henry James book covers
Even The Turn of the Screw, one of the most classic ghost stories of all time, didn’t escape this list of hilarious honest book covers.
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradberry
Although Fahrenheit 451 book covers are beautiful, this one got a makeover.
Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
We have a feeling fans of Game of Thrones will find this Game of Thrones book cover hilarious.
We found this hilarious post at Cracked. Furthermore, all images of book covers via Cracked.