Top 15 Incredible Tattoo Ideas For Bibliophiles

If you grew up hiding under your comfy blankets with your nose in a book and a flashlight in hand, you’re going to LOVE these incredible tattoo ideas! Perfect for every book-lover and literary enthusiasts, these tattoos are big and small, vibrant and delicate, a definite hit with your fellow book lovers and a constant reminder to KEEP READING, despite your hectic lives. Seriously, these incredible tattoos encourage us to remember that we live so many lives by reading. Why not live a couple more?

Top 15 Incredible Tattoo Ideas For Bibliophiles

1. “Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit ’em, but remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”

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Any classics lover would be all over this tattoo, we assure you. The representation of innocence and small-town life is the very core of this tattoo.

2. What’s in your head?

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If anyone asks, “What’s in your head?” show them this incredible tattoo. It’s the visual representation of every bibliophile. A head filled with books and a heart full of words!

3. “I’m right and you’re wrong, I’m big and you’re small, and there’s nothing you can do about it.”

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We bring you another blast from the past in the form of a tiny girl who shook the world with her knowledge and her innocence. Matilda is sure to be the BEST reminiscence of your childhood that you can carry around with you in the form of a tattoo.

4. One for all and All for one

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This is probably our favorite among all (shhh don’t let them know!). Here, in this amazing tattoo, are all the greatest fandoms in the history of fandoms. Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, Percy Jackson, and the joined love for books, all bring people from around together. We can assure you, that this tattoo does not discriminate, nor disappoint.

5. “And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

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If you value the book “Le Petite Prince” as a treasure of human literature, you’ll love this piece of art. We know we do.

6. “After all this time? Always”

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You’d be lying if you said that you weren’t a Potterhead, especially if you love to read books. And this incredible tattoo is perfect for any Potterhead. After all, who would forget the legendary scene with Snape and Dumbledore?

7. “Things change. And friends leave. Life doesn’t stop for anybody.”

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The book “Perks of Being a Wallflower” was so relatable to us, in a world where you struggle to find your place in the society, that it has secured a very special place in our hearts. That phenomenal line and its infinite symbol is a sure-shot show stopper in any company.

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8. The “break-in”

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This spectacularly made tattoo speaks volumes for itself. The sheer power of knowledge and novels is obvious here. Need we say more?

9. “My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations.”

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Augustus Waters stole our hearts with his charm in the beginning and crushed it in a blender along with our feelings in the end. This phrase, “Okay? Okay” will forever be etched in our hearts. So why not have it, etched on our arms as a tattoo, too? I mean, book lovers are not strangers to emotions, are we?

10. A bibliophile’s wet dream

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This incredible tattoo gives off the feeling of it being rustic and alluring as if it’s calling you to get down and read books, now. And to that, we say, why the hell not?

11. Freedom


A powerful tattoo that exhibits freedom experienced through words, letters, books, and poems. When you write, the sky’s the limit and you feel rejuvenated, finally able to express yourself without being bound to limitations. And this tattoo definitely portrays that emotion.

12. The Colourful World Of Books

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Books needn’t always be illustrated, (although we love pictures in books!), but they paint a thousand images in our heads. This tattoo gives out the idea of a vivid and vibrant side of a book, and it’s BEAUTIFUL!

13. Roots of Knowledge

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We literally learn everything from books and this tattoo is a perfect example of how books are the roots of the Tree Of Knowledge.

14. “I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams we can be together all the time.”

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Who knew a children’s storybook about a bear who loves honey would teach us things that are valuable at all ages? Winnie the Pooh would forever be in our hearts as the lovable and clumsy character we ended up adoring. What’s better than getting a tattoo of someone who taught us everything about friends?

15. You’re a wizard, Harry

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Put tattoo enthusiasts and Potterheads together, what do you get? This out of an world, stupefying and stunning piece of work. With this on your body, who needs jewellery? Keep slaying, witches and wizards!

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Ishita Roy
Ishita Roy
Potterhead, Bibliophile, Literature student. Prefers coffee over tea, Books over movies, Dogs over humans, Can be found constantly mulling over mysteries of life or making self deprecating jokes.

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