At Home
Stephanie Nikita
Stephanie
Nikita
August 09, 2013

8 Must-Have Accessories for the Book-Lover


If you’re anything like us, you’re probably completely in love with the way books look: The hard spines, pretty covers and dust-jackets, the pages that just scream come hither. And doesn’t that just make you think it’s a crying shame that books, with all their beauty and class, are shackled to dusty old bookshelves?

Well, now you can pay tribute to your favorite books no matter where you are. From fashion to tech, books are claiming a style all their own.

Take these, for example:

Comic bubble hair clip

Comic books got you hooked? Clip on your favorite comic book sound effect bubble as you prepare to defeat your enemies and tackle your challenges like the superhero you are.

Photo credit: JanineBasil on Etsy

Photo credit: JanineBasil on Etsy

Book-themed iPad Mini case

Have you made the switch to e-books yet? Why not keep the traditional look and feel of a good book alive with this iPad Mini case?

Photo credit: Amazon

Photo credit: Amazon

Literary mug cozy

What goes better with books than coffee and tea? Keep your beverage hot while espousing the fact that the book was better than the movie — and you’d know, because you’ve read EVERYTHING.

Photo credit: Knotwork Shop on Etsy

Photo credit: Knotwork Shop on Etsy

Book stack reading lamp

And while you’re sipping on your toasty beverage of choice, shed a little light on the printed word with this gorgeous and sophisticated book lamp!

Photo credit: Amazon

Photo credit: Amazon

Book-printed skirt

Want to sashay into your favorite coffee shop with pride, or express your inner sexy librarian on a first date? Check out this super cute skirt!

Photo credit: RoobyLane on Etsy

Photo credit: RoobyLane on Etsy

Passage-printed scarf

Is the skirt a little much for you? A tame dame like yourself appreciates the subtler things in life. So you might get a kick out of this scarf, which is custom printed with a passage from your favorite novel in understated black and white type.

Photo credit: storiarts on Etsy

Photo credit: storiarts on Etsy

Book-shaped laptop case

Don’t you wish more things in life came with hardcovers? Protect your laptop the right way while showing your love of literature with one of these hardback cases.

Photo credit: Amazon

Photo credit: Amazon

Super secure book safe

And while we’re on the topic of protection, books are the masters of hiding in plain sight — so why not store your precious valuables in one?

Don’t have the heart to cut out the pages? No worries! Check out this compact and secure book-shaped lockbox!

Photo credit: Amazon

Photo credit: Amazon