19 Items From Forever 21 That Every Book-Lover Will Want To Add To Their Shopping Cart
By Kerri Jarema
If you're anything like me, you love a good meander through Forever 21's website every once in a while. They've got pretty much everything you could ever need, from clothes to home accessories, and it's all at a price that's just right for a couple between-paychecks-impulse-buys — and who doesn't love to add a few of those to their cart every now and again? But what you might not realize is that Forever 21 actually has a ton of great items for readers that they'll be sure to fall for — think cozy loungewear, interesting decor items and, of course, lots of mugs and pillows and face masks and other lit-lover must-haves. And the best part is that none of them will break the bank, so you can feel free to change it up as often as you want.
The 19 picks below range from comfy clothes to wear to affordable homewares that will make your reading nook cozier and more functional than ever. Whether you've been looking to update your space to a more summery vibe, have been desperate to find a replacement for those threadbare pajamas, or you just want a some new sticky tabs to mark your favorite pages, Forever 21 has totally got you covered. Just try to get through this list without adding at least one thing to your cart.
A Rose Gold Mini Speaker So You Can Jam Out While You Read
If you're the sort of person who needs a little background noise while reading, this pretty portable speaker was made for you. Small enough to carry with you to any room, and chic enough to blend in with even the nicest decor.
A Watermelon Beach Towel So You Can Lounge In Style This Summer
If a lazy Sunday at home in your reading chair sounds like a dream come true, then this sweatshirt is what you need to be wearing while you do it. Pastel blue and white brings loungewear into the spring, but long sleeves keep you warm during those chilly transition evenings.
A Pair Of Adorable Socks To Keep You Super Cozy All Year Round
Socks are pretty much a prerequisite for reading at home, so why not make them as adorable as possible? These polka dot numbers will go with any pair of pajamas or loungewear you've got, and at less than $3 you can buy as many as you want.
Hexagon Shelves To Display Your Most Special Bookish Items
You probably can't resist lighting a nice scented candle during a cozy reading night in, whatever the season, and this pun-tastic candle is the perfect edition to any lit-lover's space. Plus once the candle is done you can keep the glass to store magnetic bookmarks, or other office supplies.
A Mermaid Print Blanket That Will Update Your Throw To Summer Status
Nothing is more luxurious than a good sheet mask while you sit back and relax with your current read. There are tons on offer at Forever 21 including this Gold Kiwi mask which sounds perfect for warmer days ahead.
A Loungewear Set That's Ideal For Warmer Days Ahead
Tuck those heavy winter pajamas in the back of your closet and grab these sunny shorts instead. A cute cloud theme calls to mind bright blue skies on sunny spring days and will put you in only the best mood while you get stuck into a good read.
A Chic Mug That Looks Way More Expensive Than It Actually Is
You need a new tote to carry all of your books and other essentials on your spring and summertime adventures, and this one is just chih and tongue-in-cheek enough to be a perfect edition to any reader's wardrobe.
An HP Baseball Jersey So You Can Rep The Only Team That Matters
You just can't make a list of bookish merch without including something from the wizarding world. This Harry Potter-inspired baseball jersey was made for summer-wear and it's comfortable enough to lounge at home in but cool enough to wear out, too.
A Pineapple Print Pillow To Bring The Summer Inside
Pillows are a must for any reading space, but switching them out for the seasons will keep your nook feeling fresh. This pineapple print number is perfect for the warmer weather ahead... and it would go great with that mermaid throw, just saying.
Feline Sticky Notes So You Can Mark Your Favorite Quotes
If you're a reader who can't bear to mark their pages, these feline sticky notes were made for you. Tab your favorite quotes and passages without the permanence of pen. Keep them in your purse for whenever inspiration strikes.
A Photo Mobile To Hang All Of Your Bookish Post Cards And Prints
Readers know that you can aquire a ton of bookish prints and postcards throughout the years, whether from Etsy impulse buys or freebies from author events, pre-order campaigns, and conferences. Finally put them all to good use in this chic copper mobile display that will look gorgeous hanging over your reading chair.
A Pack Of Highlighters Because You Forgot How Fun It Is To Color Your Books
If you are the sort of reader who doesn't mind marking up their books, put the black pen away and get reaquainted with some highlighters. These skinny neon numbers are definitely not the ones you used to study in college, and they're fruit scented for some added fun nostalgia.
A Pair Of Luxe Headphones So You Can Listen To Audiobooks In Style
If you're a literary podcast or audiobook reader, treat yourself to a chic pair of headphones that will look great with whatever outfit you're rocking, from a pretty summer dress to your most casual loungewear.
Cat Slippers Because You Can Never Have Enough Comfy Footwear
You can never have enough slippers, let's be honest. These pastel-colored cat slippers are cool, cozy, and bright enough to keep you in a spring state of mind, even if the night's are still a bit chilly.
Wall Art That Will Inspire You To Push Through That 800 Page Fantasy Novel
Sometimes a good book just takes time, so inspire yourself to get through that gigantic fantasy novel or nonfiction tome with this pretty print. It will go great in any room and you'll feel a jolt of go-getter spirit every time you look at it.