Cinematic book trailers are not only useful and ground-breaking in the book community right now, but some book trailers are even winning awards. They are that amazing! When a 1-minute, cinematic book trailer is able to capture the essence of 300+ pages, an award is more than deserving. Here are the 50 most cinematic book trailers ever made–the best, the greatest, and the most viewed. Prepare yourself for fandom bliss.

THE BLESSED

by Tonya Hurley

UNITED WE SPY

by Ally Carter

THE ECLIPTIC

by Benjamin Wood

CITY OF LOST SOULS

by Cassandra Clare

DRAGONBANE

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

WE’LL NEVER BE APART

by Emiko Jean

MAGONIA

by Maria Dahvana

SERAFINA AND THE TWISTED STAFF

by Robert Beatty

THE WORST THING ABOUT MY SISTER

by Jacqueline Wilson

CREATURA

by Nely Cab

YELLOW BRICK WAR

by Danielle Paige

PASSENGER

by Alexandra Bracken

THE CASQUETTE GIRLS

by Alys Arden

VAMPIRE GIRL

by Karpov Kinrade

ARV-3

by Cameo Renae

TESLA’S ATTIC

by Neal Shusterman & Eric Elfman

TRYLLE SERIES

by Amanda Hocking

THE GOOD GIRL

by Mary Kubica

THE ROAD THAT LEADS TO US

by Micalea Smeltzer

HALF BAD

by Sally Green

AN EMBER IN THE ASHES

by Sabaa Tahir

FINALE

by Becca Fitzpatrick

DESTROY ME

by Tahereh Mafi

THE TRAGEDY PAPER

by Elizabeth LaBan

THE UNBECOMING OF OF MARA DYER

by Michelle Hodkin

MY SISTER LIVES ON THE MANTELPIECE

by Annabel Pitcher

IN THE AFTERLIGHT

by Alexandra Bracken

#NERD

by Cambria Hebert

THE POWER

by Jennifer L. Armentrout

UNITED AS ONE

by Pittacus Lore

THIS MONSTROUS THING

by Mackenzi Lee

ENDGAME: SKY KEY

by James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton

FROZEN

by Melissa de la Cruz

NEED

by Joelle Charbonneu

MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

by Ransom Riggs

AFTERWORLDS

by Scott Westerfeld

ENDLESS KNIGHT

by Kresley Cole

UNBREAKABLE

by Kami Garcia

THE RING & THE CROWN

by Melissa de la Cruz

LIGHT

by Michael Grant

MORTAL HEART

by Robin LaFevers

SURVIVE THE NIGHT

by Danielle Vega

BLACK ICE

by Becca Fitzpatrick

THE MINDJACK TRILOGY

by Susan Quinn

THE HEIR

by Kiera Cass

THE CROWN’S GAME

by Evelyn Skye

MILA 2.0

by Debra Driza

SPELLCASTER

by Claudia Gray

THE RISING

by Kelley Armstrong

WHAT’S LEFT OF ME

by Kat Zhang

Written by Nadege Richards.

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How much does a book trailer cost?

Cinematic book trailers with real actors, real directors, and practical locations runs anywhere between $1500 to over $15000 depending on the marketing budget set aside for video, and the scope of the book trailer.

Are book trailers effective?

Book trailers are just like any other promotional video. Video itself is considered the most powerful marketing tool you can use. The effectiveness of a book trailer depends on the quality of the video, the subject matter, the author's social reach and many other factors.

Where can I post my book trailer?

1. Trailershelf.com 2. Youtube 3. Vimeo 4. Daily Motion 5. Facebook 6. Twitter 7. Instagram 8. Pinterest 9. Reddit 10. Literary and film blogs

What is the purpose of a book trailer?

Book trailers are designed to inform audiences about an author or an upcoming book. Much like music videos or movie trailers, a good book trailer doesn't give away too much, but rather serves to give audience members a glimpse into a book or novel.