These 12 Book Nook Shelf Inserts Are Very Cool

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In the latest awesome news to come out of the objectively awesome book world, people are building tiny, wonderful crevices in their bookshelves that look like pathways to distant worlds.

Appropriate, of course, because that’s exactly where books can take us – and the good ones have the ability to truly make a reader feel as if they’ve been somewhere else.

If you’re a book lover, these 12 intricate creations are going to make you feel the way you did the first time you checked the back of your own closet for a passageway to Narnia.

12. And right between the Harry Potter books, too!

I was told this sub my like this Christmas present I’ve made for my siblings: Diagon Alley! from crafts

11. This magical bookshop on your bookshelf.

A magical bookshop in your own bookshelf from booknooks

10. It’s so small and perfect!

Beautiful bookshelf insert from interestingasfuck

9. You just can’t go wrong with a Harry Potter theme.

Harry Potter themed booknook from booknooks

8. In case you want to frighten your children away from reading forever.

Witch is watching you from booknooks

7. This legit looks like it’s part of the Bladerunner set.

I made a booknook for a Christmas gift, my inspiration was Blade Runner. It’s larger than ones we have see, it’s 11" x 6". from booknooks

6. Lord of the Rings fans are always the most dedicated of the bunch.

[OC] Dare you enter the Doors of Durin and face the long Dark of Moria? from DnD

5. I want to sit there and read.

Small alley in bookshelf from booknooks

4. Those little flickering flames just invite you inside…

I designed and printed my own Book Nook inspired by u/Alpha-Lyr’s design. Thingiverse link to .stl in the comments. from 3Dprinting

3. Don’t you just want to know where it leads?

This book nook my mother got on eBay from mildlyinteresting

2. I love a fairy forest no matter where I find it.

First book nook – a fairy door in the forest! from booknooks

1. Star Wars fans, anyone?

One last project to finish up the year. Made an Endor(Star Wars) themed “booknook” insert for my bookshelf. Happy New Years! from interestingasfuck

I don’t have the patience for the attention to detail that this would require, but man, I so admire the people who do.

Are you going to be inventing one of these for your own shelves? What will it look like?

Tell us all about it so we can live vicariously!