40+ Amazing Book Tattoos for Literary Lovers

May you never be without your books.

40+ Amazing Book Tattoo Designs | TattooBlend

They say that between the pages of a book is a lovely place to be. We tend to agree, yet painfully enough these days blog posts and BuzzFeed articles have replaced the pages of books in a conveniently entertaining yet woefully unsatisfying way. The journey a book takes you on is unmatched by film, theatre, or even music. For those of you bibliophiles that feel the same way, here are a few book tattoos dreamed up by people who love to read. Enjoy!


This colorful stack of books.

Book Tattoo Design by Justice Ink

(Photo: Justice Ink)

These Harry Potter books.

by Edit Paints

(Photo: Edit Paints)

These beautiful black and grey ink books.

Beautiful black and grey ink books by Sandra Cunha

(Photo: Sandra Cunha)

This tricep tat.

'I have lived a thousand lives' book tattoo by Ivan Androsov

(Photo: Ivan Androsov)

This watercolor stack.

by Ewa Sroka

(Photo: Ewa Sroka)

This cosmic creation.

Cosmic book tattoo by Yeliz Ozcan

(Photo: Yeliz Ozcan)

These fluttering pages.

Book Tattoo Design by Marquinho André

(Photo: Marquinho André)

These watercolor books.

Watercolor books by April Ramirez

(Photo: April Ramirez)

This glass of wine.

Glass of wine on books by Kane Navasard

(Photo: Kane Navasard)


Mathilda book tattoo design by Nadi

(Photo: Nadi)

This dotwork book tattoo design.

Dotwork Book Tattoo by Demetrius Mavromatis

(Photo: Demetrius Mavromatis)

These fictional destinations.

Creative Book Tattoo Design by Branden Martin

(Photo: Branden Martin)

Tea time.

Book Tattoo by Gea Masi

(Photo: Gea Masi)

This vintage shoulder work.

Vintage Book Tattoo on Shoulder by Justice Ink

(Photo: Justice Ink)

This gorgeous colorless stack.

Stack of Books Tattoo by Tirza Tattoo

(Photo: Tirza)

This watercolor book tattoo.

Watercolor Book Tattoo by Leandro Souza

(Photo: Leandro Souza)

These levitating letters.

Book Tattoo Design

(Photo: Meaghan)

We’re all stories in the end.

Book Tattoo Design by Alex M Krofchak

(Photo: Alex M Krofchak)

This magic book.

Magic book by Banul

(Photo: Banul)