Book Aesthetics

Weekend Aesthetic {5}

July 21, 2018

The Weekend Aesthetic is a new feature where I post book aesthetics every weekend. They might be of a book I’m currently reading or recently read or read a long time ago or one I consider to be a favorite of mine—there’s no rhyme or reason to it! For now I just want to keep it simple and feature all different kinds of books (but there might be themes in the future).

For my fifth Weekend Aesthetic, I’m featuring Stephanie Perkins’s Lola and the Boy Next Door. Some of the very first YA contemporary romances I read were Stephanie Perkins’s books, so I am so excited about featuring an aesthetic of my favorite book of hers. In case you missed it, last year I took a tour of San Francisco as Lola, which is one of the most fun blog posts I’ve created!


Release Date: September 29, 2011
Find it: Goodreads, Amazon, Barnes & Noble

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion… she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit — more sparkly, more fun, more wild — the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans for the future. And everything is pretty perfect (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the dreaded Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighborhood.

When Cricket — a gifted inventor — steps out from his twin sister’s shadow and back into Lola’s life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.


What do you think of this weekend’s aesthetic? Have you read Lola and the Boy Next Door?


  • Reply Danielle Hammelef July 21, 2018 at 7:49 AM

    I just checked this book out from the library last night. I’m a new Stephanie Perkins fan (better late than never, right?). I love all of your photos, especially the full moon and Victorian houses.

    • Reply Jordan December 6, 2018 at 4:20 PM

      Thank you! I hope you loved LOLA as much as I did!

  • Reply Jenn @ Bound to Writing July 21, 2018 at 5:40 PM

    Love the aesthetic! Now, I’m interested in this book! Thanks! 🙂

    • Reply Jordan December 6, 2018 at 4:23 PM

      Thank you, Jenn! <3

  • Reply Lefty @ The Left-Handed Book Lover July 22, 2018 at 7:54 AM

    I looove this aesthetic. So pretty. I wish I was good at book aesthetics!

    – Lefty @ The Left-Handed Book Lover

    • Reply Jordan December 6, 2018 at 4:25 PM

      Thanks, Lefty! I’m glad you like it! <3

  • Reply theprincessofpages July 22, 2018 at 3:39 PM

    This is lovely!

    • Reply Jordan December 6, 2018 at 4:26 PM

      Thank you so much! <3

  • Reply Mari @ Musings of a (Book) Girl March 3, 2019 at 7:22 PM

    I really love Lola and the Boy Next Door, and your aesthetic for it is so perfect! Good job!

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