17 book-style covers for Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Voyage
An update of our popular list putting together the best covers that will turn your Kindle into a beautiful book.
Many avid readers, once they try ebooks, become astonished with a plenty of benefits they give.
There is, however, one thing no e-reader or tablet can give – the pleasure of touching the magic object an old print book is.
It’s no surprise why our list of most awesome book-style covers is so popular. We update it every couple of months.
From October 2014 Amazon is using the word “Kindle” only for e-ink e-readers. That’s why you won’t find here any book-style cover for Amazon Fire. We’ll make a separate overview for Fire, so make sure to subscribe to our feed or social media channels.
When it comes to dimensions, they are similar. That means the covers that keep the device in place using elastic corner straps could be working for Kindle 2013, Kindle Paperwhite, and Kindle Voyage.
As you’ll see in the table below, the basic Kindle model release in 2014 is actually larger and thicker than its predecessor. That means even the corner strap case might not give enough space for the new Kindle.
Amazon Kindle dimensions ( height / width / depth )
|Kindle 2014 (touchscreen)||6.70 / 4.70 / 0.40||169 / 119 / 10.2|
|Kindle 2013 (5-button)||6.50 / 4.50 / 0.34||166 / 115 / 8.7|
|Kindle Paperwhite 1/2||6.70 / 4.60 / 0.36||169 / 117 / 9.1|
|Kindle Voyage||6.40 / 4.50 / 0.30||162 / 115 / 7.6|
If you want to feel like holding a real book, when reaching for your e-reader, check out Kindle covers listed below. Some of them, like Lightwedge Verso or Pad & Quill Mini Keeper are the kings of book-style design, but new models are also very interesting.
It looks like Fintie has the most versatile offer of book-style Kindle covers available on Amazon.
Want even a more antique look? No problem, you can wrap Amazon’s most advanced technology in a cover that will bring you back to pre-Gutenberg times (see the end of the list).
Personalization is a growing trend and many users head to Etsy for accessories made to specific order. Etsy is a wonderful source of colorful, artistic covers, and some of the best examples are featured in the list below.
If you know of any book-style Kindle Paperwhite covers we haven’t mentioned in the list, please share a link in the comments below.
If you prefer to save money, check out 25 affordable Kindle covers priced $15 or less
An updated list of affordable Kindle covers, cases, and sleeves that are a good value for money. Includes covers for Amazon Fire (previously Kindle Fire).
17 book-style Kindle covers
Fintie Protective Leather Kindle Cover. Size versions for Kindle 214 (touchscreen) and Kindle Paperwhite. This is a handcrafted vintage classic book cover, made from durable synthetic leather. Supports wake/sleep function – wake or put your device to sleep by simply opening or closing the cover.
There are several design and color versions, including ZZ-Vintage Midnight in Black, featured above. ⇢ Amazon – from $9.99.
Lightwedge Verso Prologue Cover for Kindle. Fits Kindle 2013, Kindle Paperwhite 1/2. For Kindle 2014 it might be a bit too small, although elastic corner straps make it possible to fit it in. For Kindle Voyage it might be, on the other side, a bit too large.
Verso Prologue is one of the most beautiful book-style Kindle covers. You will be pleased with the classy look, supple feel, and impressive durability. In the inside you’ll find a soft, microfiber lining, and full pocket for IDs and other essentials. ⇢ Amazon – $34.71.
Retro Leather Case for Kindle Paperwhite. Imported, PU leather case with classic book design. Supports auto wake/sleep function. There is a plexiglass interlayer in front cover for increased crush resistance.
Available in five colors: Gray (above), Black, Dark Blue, Red, and Brown. ⇢ eBay – from $6.42.
The British Library e-reader covers. A wonderful series of vintage covers, featuring the original artwork of classic novels, from the resources of The British Library. The covers are hand-made by Big Strawberry in Essex, UK, using traditional bookbinding techniques.
The collection includes 26 classic designs. For your Kindle, please select Edition 1 cover size. ⇢ Amazon UK – from £25.
Lightwedge Verso Prologue Cover for Kindle Paperwhite. A classic Verso cover from a Verso book-style series. These covers are beautifully made to make you feel like holding a real book. The durable exterior and soft microfiber interior help prevent your Kindle from scratches and other damages. Plus it has an interior pocket to hold and organize documents.
There are two more colors from Verso series available: Red, and Marbled Blue. ⇢ Amazon – $34.99.
Tuff-Luv Embrace Kindle Paperwhite Cover. This book-style case from Embrace series is handmade in “Western” genuine leather, with a soft microfiber inner lining. There is an elastic closure loop to keep the case closed while not using it. On the back you’ll find a recessed band, so you can read using just one hand. ⇢ Tuff-Luv – £39.99.
August Lion Leather Hard Case Cover for Kindle Paperwhite. Ergonomic design means that you will never have to take out your Kindle. All ports and buttons are easy to access. Your new Kindle is completely protected from accidental knocks, dust and minor impacts. You can wake or put your device to sleep by opening or closing the cover.
It’s probably one of the slimmest Kindle Paperwhite covers you can get. Available in Brown (featured above), Black, Red, and Coffee. ⇢ Amazon – $15.95.
Kepuch Kindle Voyage Case Cover. A simple an affordable hard case made from high-quality synthetic leather. It’s designed specifically for Kindle Voyage.
Available in eight colors, including Brown, Coffee, and Black. ⇢ Amazon – $15.99.
Pad and Quill Mini Keeper for Kindle Paperwhite. Handmade in Minneapolis employing traditional bindery techniques. Covered in Spanish bonded leather cover. Spine provides ‘paperback’ reading with full wrap around folding.
Interior is lined with book bindery cloth in 3 colors to choose from: Brown, Navy, and Red. ⇢ Pad & Quill – $54.99.
Read Handmade Hardcover Case. Size versions for Kindle 2013 (5-button) and Kindle Paperwhite. This handmade case has all the benefits of a hardcover. It’s durable, but lightweight and slim fitting. The cover can fold over, allowing you to hold it easily in one hand while reading. On the right side, where the reader fits, there is padding to keep your reader extra safe. ⇢ Etsy – $35.
Lightwedge Verso Artist Series Cities Red. Designed by Sharyn Sowell. Fits Kindle Paperwhite 1/2. Known for her calligraphy and intricate paper cutting, Sharyn Sowell works in a tiny rose-covered cottage in her garden, stuffed to the rafters with inks and nibs, dozens of scissors, two antique printing presses, and paper, paper, paper. Ask her to describe where she finds her inspiration and she’ll tell you: “We’re surrounded by miracles.” ⇢ Amazon – $34.99.
Joev Handmade Leather Kindle Cover. Fits Kindle, and Kindle Paperwhite. Entire cover is made from 100% genuine leather which has been hand-rubbed and aged with leather dye. The cover can be personalized with initials and/or name of your choice. There are twelve font types to choose from. By default, personalization is placed on front upper right section, unless otherwise noted by buyer.
The cover is available in four different colors: Antique, Black, Brown, and Tan. ⇢ Etsy – $54.99.
Two Flying Birds Vintage Style Kindle Paperwhite Case. This unique handmade genuine leather Amazon Kindle cover case has a pair of flying birds on the front cover. The case is secured with a C-Hook lock. The soft but durable leather makes it easy to open and close with little effort. ⇢ Amazon – $39.99.
Mosiso Slim-Fit Retro Kindle Paperwhite Case. Ultra slim and lightweight book-style case made in the style of a classic book cover. Made from durable PU leather with soft interior to prevent scratches. It provides support for auto wake/sleep function.
Available in three colors: Brown, Gray, and Red. ⇢ Amazon – $19.99.
Fintie Versailles Fit Folio for Kindle Voyage. Who loves Versailles pattern will love this case cover from Fintie. It’s designed exclusively for Kindle Voyage, and not available for any other Kindle model. Made from durable synthetic leather, with soft microfiber interior, and auto wake/sleep function.
Other designs and patterns, over twenty of them, are also available. ⇢ Amazon – from $11.99.
KleverCase Book Cover for Kindle Paperwhite. These wonderful covers are handmade in England using traditional bookbinding techniques. Each cover is slimline, lightweight, durable and splashproof – and perfectly imitates the look and feel of a classic hard back book.
A number of classic covers is available, including To Kill a Mockingbird, The Secret Garden, and Pride and Prejudice. ⇢ Amazon – from $39.95.
Fintie Folio Case for Kindle Paperwhite. A folio case from Fintie, Classic edition, Z-Vintage Antique Bronze. Fits only Kindle Paperwhite. It’s made from durable synthetic leather with soft interior to prevent scratches. There is an interior pocket for easy insertion of your device and velcro flap to secure it in place.
There are other colors from Z-Vintage Line: Sunset, Purple, Maroon, Midnight, Stone, and Winter Ice. ⇢ Amazon – $16.99.
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