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
2Readers Essentials Tote
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.
5'To the Lighthouse' Tote
Virginia Woolf's classic novel may not seem too beachy, but this To the Lighthouse tote certainly is. Beautiful and nautical, it's the perfect bag to throw your writer's notebook and your favorite modernist novel into and head to the rocky shore.