There are few passions as rewarding and worthwhile as reading, but even the best things have their bad sides. With public libraries and the dawn of brands like Barnes and Noble, Amazon, IndieBound, and the like, it's now easier than ever to get basically all of the books, comics, graphic novels, and manga you like. That, of course, means buying cute bookcases to add style and organization to your space.
There's, of course, nothing wrong with having lots of books. There are worse things one could spend their money on than books. But when you have all those books, storage becomes a problem. When you have a few you can just stack them up where you have space, but when you have piles of books, it's not too cute to leave them all over the place. Like any infomercial, you're doomed to knock them all over and make a huge mess and feel completely flustered and helpless.
That's where the magic of bookcases come in. I'm sure you've heard of them before and have probably even seen or touched a few in your lifetime. If you love or even just like books, you're probably going to have to invest in a bookcase at some point or just continue to haphazardly store and place your books wherever. Maybe, just maybe, that time is now.
Below are 10 cute suggestions for book connoisseurs of all kinds!
1. For the classic library look...
Classics never go out of style.
Sauder Heritage Hill Open Library, $108.20, Hayneedle
2. For the quietly stylish...
Perfect for the minimalist reader and decorator.
Altra Blackburn Storage Bookcase, $149.99, Overstock
3. For a nice accent to a muted room...
Bring color into a neutral room without overdoing it.
Sauder Original Cottage Bookcase, $85.55, Sears
4) For anyone who knows yellow is a GREAT color...
Every color can be nice if you use it the right way, except puke green.
Sauder Original Cottage 3 Shelf Bookcase in Melon Yellow, $104.95, Cymax
5. For the forever young...
Whoever said an adult can't have a super cute dollhouse bookcase needs to go somewhere.
Dollhouse Kids Bookcase White/Pink, $119.99, Target
6. For people who want something different...
This bookcase is sure to make a statement.
Mainstays Home 8-Shelf Bookcase, $44.00, Walmart
7. For the modern book lover...
The color and design are both a total 10.
Convenience Concepts French Country Wood/Veneer Bookshelf Ladder, $97.49, Overstock
8. For those who want their books to REALLY pop...
Your books will look better than ever before.
Baxton Studio Barnes 3-Shelf Modern Bookcase, $92.41, Hayneedle
9. For the space-saver...
You'll definitely save space with this bookcase (rhyme not intended).
KB Furniture BK08 Corner Bookcase, $84.00, ATGStores
10. For the space-saver with kids...
It's not like you need to have kids to have this bookcase, though.
Kids Corner Book Storage, $56.99, Home Decorators Collection
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