If you’re a self-published author or a designer working under a publishing company, you may find difficulty in catching the eye of your target audience online. A book cover mockup will be your savior! They’re great if you’d like to showcase your book on your blog or promote them on your social media accounts. A holding book mockup is excellent in showing off your book in a true-to-life setting, right by the hands of its readers.

Here at Book Mockups, we have a compilation of mockup templates that you can use to display your design realistically, without the need to hire a model or photographer.

A Curated Collection of Holding Book Mockup

On this page, you will see a large collection of holding book mockups both created by us and found elsewhere on the internet. This exhaustive collection provides easy to use Photoshop Mockups for any type of book you are promoting. Click the “Download This Mockup” button to either download or go to the page where you can purchase the item.

Male’s Hand Holding Book

Male's Hand Holding Book

Avid and casual readers get easily attached to books with astounding covers. This gorgeous resource sets your book into a stylish scene that your clients and potential customers will love. It showcases a close-up shot of a book held by a male’s hand with a blurry background to keep your audience focused on your design. Seal the deal with this book mockup!

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Woman Holding Book

Woman Holding Book

Pastel colors never go out of style! With this book mockup, you’ll captivate the interest of millennials and book lovers. It features two hands of a woman holding a pastel purple book against a solid background. You can change the background color or add complementing elements to make this mockup even more realistic. Available in PSD format, the freedom to modify its contents to fit your concept is yours.

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Hand Holding Hardcover Book

Hand Holding Hardcover Book

Hardcover books hold unexpected charms! If you’re looking for a mockup for your hardcover book, you have come to the right place. This mockup allows you to envision your cover design in the hands of your readers. The bright blue background is interchangeable, so any user can alter it to match your color scheme or theme.

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Girl Holding Book

Girl Holding Book

A cozy atmosphere, that’s what this mockup radiates! A softcover book is held by a pair of hands against a white background. It provides a mellow ambiance to showcase your book cover design. If you are a graphic designer or self-publishing author, this is the mockup you need for your design project or book release.

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Hand Holding Small Book

Hand Holding Small Book

Do you have an adventure, fantasy, crime, or thriller book ready for publishing? Here is a small book mockup held by a hand. There are no distracting elements in the whole scene, making your cover design the center of attention. You can also change the background, book color, and even the nail color to harmonize with your concept.

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Woman Holding Softcover Book

Woman Holding Softcover Book

Soft and refined are the two words that best describe this mockup. Featuring a softcover book held by a woman, users can use this versatile mockup for various purposes, even for magazines or business catalogs. It includes four PSD files that portray different styles, giving you options for your book presentations, social media advertising, or blog posts.

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Holding Hardcover Book

Holding Hardcover Book

Visualize your book in a true-to-life setting with this hardcover book mockup. The hand holding the book adds to its realistic feel, the front cover displayed in the center. The background features an aisle in a library occupied by a couple, purposedly blurred to fix your clients’ focus on your design. This scene makes this mockup ideal for novels with a romantic theme, but feel free to use it for other genres too!

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Holding Open Book

Holding Open Book

Showcase the brilliance of your page layout or promote your client’s book with style using this mockup. Opened on its center page, designers can use this mockup for presenting their spreadsheets or page format. The monochromatic color scheme of this mockup gives it a minimalist look, but you can change it to your liking. It’s a PSD document customizable through smart objects available in many editing software.

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Hand Holding Hard Cover Book

Hand Holding Hard Cover Book

Novels, short stories, poem collections, or illustration books have a place in this mockup, featuring a hand holding a hardcover book at an angle. The neutral tone of the background allows the colors of your design to pop, but you can adjust the shadow and background gradient to match your idea. This mockup scene is easy to edit using the online template editor available for use anytime.

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Big Black Book Held With Two Hands

Holding Big Black book

If you want to keep it simple and classy, consider this big black book mockup held with two hands. It offers a straightforward way to show your book cover, leaving your clients no room for distractions. Inserting your design is made easy by using smart objects, and it’s compatible with Adobe Photoshop.

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Woman Holding a Book

Don’t hesitate! Use this book mockup to let your creativity flourish! It portrays a woman in her bedroom, holding a book high enough to cover half of her face. You can use this template for your novel or lifestyle books, and if you’re designing a notebook, feel free to utilize the features of this PSD mockup.

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Male Hand Holding a Closed Book

Designing and making an appealing presentation for your design requires a lot of time and effort unless you decide to use a mockup! For example, this photo-based mockup shows a male hand holding a closed book. All you need to do is insert your design, make minor adjustments, then save it for you to reveal high-quality product images.

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Flat Lay Hands Holding Book and Coffee

Find enjoyment in reading with a cup of coffee in hand! Displaying the front cover of a book shot from the top view accompanied by a cup of coffee, you can create a lifelike product image with this mockup in PSD format. There’s a lot of room for customization, starting from the background to the subtlest details, like the cup’s color.

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Woman Holding Big Book

Isn’t it exciting to unveil a story through the covers of a book? Bring your readers into a new world by using this mockup of a woman holding a big book. Arms stretched to provide your audience a close-up shot of your front, back, and spine design, this template puts your graphics into their full glory. Striking results are just a few clicks away!

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Hand Holding a Book with Plain Background

Happiness, misery, anger, and thrill are just a few of the many emotions a book can bring us as we read through its pages. If you’re looking for a mockup that will give your clients a preview of the rollercoaster ride your book offers, you’ll love this resource. It may look simple at first, with no intricate details adorning the scene, but your design is enough to complete this masterpiece.

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Man’s Hand Holding Book

This softcover book mockup shows a man’s hand holding a book on its upper right corner in a manner that lets you present your title and graphics clearly on the cover. The scene strips down any distracting element, leaving only the essential parts on display, such as the hand and the book itself. Perfect for inspiration, health, lifestyle, and fiction books, this mockup embraces simplicity at its best.

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Person Holding a Book

Enjoy reading with your favorite food! In this mockup, a person holds a book open nearby a loaf of bread while enjoying the ray of sunshine lighting the place. This template proves that reading is relaxing, especially when paired with other things we like. You can use this mockup for your novel, diary, and notebook designs, including book presentations or online advertising campaigns.

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Hand Holding a Book

Are you looking for a photorealistic book cover mockup? This free high-resolution mockup in PSD format will end your search. It features a book held by a hand against an oceanic background. Ideal for travel or guide books, this mockup will stylishly present your cover design, whatever its concept is.

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Person Holding Colorful Books on Yellow Background

Striking and vibrant, this book mockup featuring three books held by a faceless person enables you to exhibit the liveliness of your design. The bright yellow background is an eye-catcher, and the books have their distinct color. Best used by authors releasing a trilogy or designers who’d like to give their clients cover design options, make a lasting impression with this mockup!

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Man Holding an Open Blank Book

Give your book spreadsheets or layout design a dash of life by trying this mockup template starring a man’s hand holding an open book. The pages are left blank to allow writers or designers to insert their content right away. This template works great for book advertising presentations, online promotions, and digital portfolios. It is also easy to edit with a few mouse clicks.

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Holding Book Conclusion

Get a little creative help with our complete collection of holding book! We also have a collection of woman holding book mockup. Whatever creative direction you have in mind, we got you covered. From simple to most elaborate, we’ve got everything to wow you or your clients’ needs. Just hit that download so you could get started!