The things we read in the books we love often stay with us for a long time, but for some, they stay forever — literally. Tattoos based on books are a beautiful way of keeping our favorite literary memories, characters, and quotes alive even after we've turned the last page. We've rounded up some artistic interpretations of famous works. Read 'em and weep!

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I've loved reading since I can remember its like a calming aid and i want something to reflect that and i believe I've found it!

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perfect bookworm tattoo, especially for someone with "bookworm" as a nickname. Like me!

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If you want to make your adoration for a great story permanent, a book tattoo is an awesome way to do it.

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Book Love © AILEEN POSADA aka Leen (artist). Book Tree. Girl. Hug.

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i would be just nerdy enough to get this. books for infinity, books for always

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I would love to incorporate this line into what I've begun calling my nerd tattoo. Aka, my 398.2

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