18 Books Perfectly Described Using Emojis

High five/praying emoji + stack of books emoji.

1. To start the month of August off in style, author Maris Kreizman put some love for emojis into the book universe.

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2. Random House took the cue and the perfection known as #emojireads was born:

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3. Even famously long books managed to fit in 140 characters:

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4. For some people it was better than the movie version of the books. Maybe.

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5. Other publishers got in on the action:

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6. Even though there are a limited number of emojis, they actually do a pretty good job of summarizing things.

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7. Folks even went totally minimalist…

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8. …two emojis are worth a thousand words…

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9. Why even use words, really?

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10. There’s no limit to what kind of book can get the emoji treatment:

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Children’s literature!

11. Weird crazy plays!

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12. Musicals!

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13. In emoji, even spoilers are okay…

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14. …for some people:

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15. Emojis make sad books seem less depressing:

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17. It’s surprising how a limited number of emojis can describe so many books…

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18. But ultimately, you gotta read to get the jokes.

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So read on!

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