Loving books is not a competition. There’s no such thing as a bookworm grand prix. But then again, it’s hard not to notice that some people are bigger bookworms than others or are expressing their love of books in ways that other people might find a little bit too out there. From creating elaborate reading corners and having tattoos of books to building bookshelves that spell “worm” and simply having a lot of books on a to-read list, people celebrate their love of books in many different, creative ways. We’ve found fourteen people from all around the Internet whose love of books might inspire you to add some oomph to your bookishness.
1 Line your walls with book-themed wallpapers!
2 Do you have so many books you can’t even tell how many books you have?
3 When bookishness is your number one criterion for picking a soulmate.
I just want someone who's willing to spend hours with me in a bookstore and is willing to put up with me fangirling over books & comics help
— angelica (@PixelatedAngel_) August 7, 2016
4 Admit it, you like that bookshelf.
5 The perfect hiding spot.
6 Like you never wanted to take a whole bookstore home with you.
7 Get them while they’re young!
— iHomeschool Network (@iHomeschoolNet) August 7, 2016
8 The importance of being honest with oneself.
— Cait (@PaperFury) August 4, 2016
9 If left untreated, to-read piles will grow to be three bookshelves large.
10 DIY + being a bookworm = a great bookshelf.
11 Do you measure the amount of books you have by how close you are to arranging them into a heart?
— An/jill/ica Schuyler (@booknerd_jill) August 5, 2016