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14 Magical Book Nooks That Look Like Portals to a New World

A book nook, or a shelf insert, is a nice way to compliment your favorite books on a bookshelf. Some book nooks are so detailed that they can create a completely new world right in between your books, and if they’re lit up, a magical effect is guaranteed.

With these 14 book nooks, a wonderful journey through time and space begins before you turn a single page. Here at Bright Side, we’d like to have all of them on our bookshelves, and we wonder if you’ll fall in love with these masterpieces as quickly as we did.

“There’s an old Japanese town alley on the bookshelf at my parents’ house.”

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And this is another cozy city street with a few charming cats.

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Moomintrolls warming themselves by the fire

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A medieval-looking alley inspired by Harry Potter books

Gollum tempting you with the precious ring

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And this book nook of a Chinese village is sold as a building kit, so you can make it yourself.

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This book nook of shelves filled with a fresh harvest is exactly what we need in autumn.

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A lit-up Hogwarts boathouse with some fake water

A gentleman from the Victorian epoch reading a book in his drawing room

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A medieval town somewhere in Italy

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A cozy little room, just perfect for reading

This book nook looks so realistic, it’s as if you could walk through this alley and find yourself in the past.

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This book nook can make any bookshelf look amazing.

And this book nook can serve as the perfect gift for fans of traveling and bright colors.

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Which of these book nooks would you like to have? Do you have a cool book nook on your bookshelf? Share a picture of it in the comments!

Preview photo credit realiDevil360 / Reddit