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10 bookish candles to create the perfect reading space

You have the perfect reading space all set up. You have a cazy blanket, a comfy pillow, a mug of hot tea...and now all you need is a candle to set the mood! You could use a candle from Bath & Body Works or Yankee Candle...or you could use a book-scented candle! Not sure where to get one? Here are some suggestions.

Currently Reading from GoodBookHunting, $11

This candle smells like freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and is sure to make you crave some reading snacks!

Reading at the Cafe from Frostbeard, $18

Designed to smell like a coffee shop, this candle will transport you to your favorite cafe.

Plot Twist from Novelly Yours, $15

Perfect to burn while reading a thriller, this candle will keep you on the edge of your seat!

The Beast's Library from LiberdeStella, $17

If you love Beauty and the Beast, this candle is for you. With notes of aged paper, leather and rose, you'll feel like you're with the Beast and Belle themselves.

Antique Novels from HalfOakCandles, $10

No smell can compete with the smell of a classic novel, but this candle comes close.

Book Rainbow from NovellyYours, $15

This candle is a perfect fit for reading a summer romance: it smells like sunshine and rain.

Aged Page from HeartandHammer, $30

With notes of sandlewood, vanilla and clover leaf, this candle perfectly mimicks the smell of an old book.

New Book Pages from ChiCandle, $20

When you're not in the mood to smell old books, smell a new one. 

The Green Light from HearthandHammer, $18

Gatsby would approve of this ocean-, musk- and vanilla-scented candle.

Rainy Day Reading from HighlandBluffStudio, $12

For those drizzly days when all you want to do is curl up with a good book, burn this candle.

Hmm, something tells us Rory Gilmore would be awfully fond of these candle picks. Now the only question is, what should you read?!

Which candle do you want to try? Let us know in the comments.


by Deanna Schwartz | 7/11/2018