Are the books hard cover or soft cover? January 04, 2022 23:00 Updated All books are hardcover with the cover image printed directly on the cover. You can view a book sample HERE. Related articles How many pieces of art can be in a book? Can I put more than one piece of art on a page? What size are the books? How much do Artkive Box Books cost? What is the difference between an Artkive Box book & a DIY book?