The summer solstice is right around the corner, and you know what that means: the season of summer reading is officially about to begin. If you're hitting the beach with your TBR list, make sure to bring along one of these
bookish tote bags perfect for summer. Just the right size to carry the essentials — a towel, sunglasses, sunscreen, and at least two books — these nerdy bags will guarantee literary lovers do their beach reading in style this year.
It's no secret that readers love book swag. Whether it be a
Harry Potter koozie, library scented candles, or a literary locket, there is no end to the many ways readers show their love of all things bookish. This is especially true when it comes to tote bags.
The perfect vessel for carrying books of all shapes and sizes, tote bags have become a staple accessory for readers of all kind. From literary quotes to book covers, illustrated characters to hand drawn authors, there are hundreds of different bags out there, include plenty of summery bags that are the perfect balance of beachy and bookish.
Ready to bring your summer reading list to the shore? Then pack up one of these 17
bookish tote bags and kick off the season in literary style. 1 'The Rainbow Fish' Litographs Tote 2 Readers Essentials Tote Readers Essentials Tote, $16, Society6
Featuring coffee, a snack, a bookmark, and more, this
Readers Essentials tote has everything a true book-lover needs to be happy all weekend long. While it's missing a pair of sunglasses and a beach towel on the outside of the bag, there's plenty of room on the inside for all your summer reading essentials. 3 Library Card Tote Library Card Tote, $20, BookRiot
It may not be summer themed, but this
library card tote is perfect for the beach. Big, durable, and adorable, it's a great accessory for carrying all of your summer reading books in, no matter where the season takes you. 5 'To the Lighthouse' Tote 7 Readers Resist Tote Readers Resist Tote Bag, $18, BookRiot
2017 is the year of resistance, so why not keep it going, even when you're relaxing on the beach? This
Readers Resist tote will let everyone know how you feel, even when you're too busy reading to tell them yourself. 8 Hogwarts Crest Shoulder Bag 9 Moby Tote Jaws Poster Moby Dick Tote, $16, Society6
Who says readers don't appreciate good humor? This funny, pop culture inspired
Jaws poster turned will prove otherwise. But beware: if the movie monster isn't enough to scare you into staying on shore this summer, the book one will be. Moby Dick tote 10 Typewriter Tote Typewriter Tote Bag, $34, Etsy
If you're an aspiring novelist hitting the beach in search of a little inspiration, don't forget to bring your
typewriter tote alone with you. Bold, bright, and made out of weather resistant fabric, it's a great bag for all of your writing-on-the-go needs. 12 Summer Reading Tote Summer Reading Tote, $16, Society6
Some girls go to the beach to tan, but real book-lovers have one goal under the sun: reading. Honor those intentions with this graphic
summer reading tote, a fun and colorful bag big enough to stash even the longest books in. 13 Book-Lover Tote Book Lover Tote, $17, Etsy
Say it loud, say it proud, and say it artistically with this
book-lover tote. Featuring a line drawing of a woman reading, text from a classic book, and inscribed with the phrase "Book Lover," bags don't get much more beautifully bookish than this. 15 Bookish Mermaid Tote Bookish Mermaid Tote, $20, Redbubble
Celebrate summer reading with this unique
bookish tote, featuring a mermaid enjoying your favorite hobby under the sea. Cute and beach worthy, this is the kind of trinket so cute, Ariel herself wants to steal.
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