Stephen King once said that “books are a uniquely portable magic.” If you think about it, books bring you to another world by just flipping the pages, which is magical. There's something about a book that captures you.

Each book is different and brings unique emotions and knowledge. But as wonderful as they are, they're not everlasting. You can, however, preserve them for incredibly long periods of time if you take care of them. And one of the simplest ways to do that is by giving them a home. Here are seven bookshelves that'll help keep your books in pristine condition.

1. Wall Bookshelf

Best wall-mounted white bookshelf for kids
Price from SGD79.90
Qoo10 SG SGD79.90

First on our list is a wall-mounted white bookshelf. It's simple, clean, and sturdy.  This bookshelf has four compartments with generous space. And it has a magazine-display design, which means your books and other publications can have their front covers displayed rather than their spine.

The bookshelf's design makes it ideal for kids as they can see the covers right away. And it's easier to arrange the books as well as you don't have to fit them side by side. If there's one thing that you might dislike, it would be the mounting process – but everything else about this shelf is perfect.

2. 2-Tier Bookshelf

Best cheap small bookshelf
Price from SGD49.90
Lazada Singapore SGD49.90

Without question, collecting books can be an expensive hobby, especially if you read super fast. If you've bought too many without thinking about where to store them, you might be in a situation where you need to buy a bookshelf as soon as possible. But don't worry as this 2-Tier Bookshelf is here to save the day.

It's only about SGD 29.00 but doesn't look or feel cheap. To be honest, it is small and can only handle around 20 to 25 medium-sized books, but it's good enough to take care of your excess. If you're on a tight budget, but you need a shelf to get the job done, this one is for you.

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3. Ludvig Multi-Purpose Console

Best low and slim contemporary bookshelf
Price from SGD199.90
Qoo10 SG SGD199.90

Bookshelves are made only for a single purpose, and that is to keep books. However, some of you might want something more than that. And if so, the Ludvig Multi-Purpose Console will work wonders for you.

This bookshelf isn't huge; it has very limited space, and it's slim and low. But those attributes works well when using it as a living room or coffee table. You can store the books you're currently into below for fast accessibility and stock the next books you'll read at its side compartment. It looks incredibly modern and is made out of high-quality wood.  

4. Casey Display Unit Bookshelf

Best wooden display bookshelf with glass doors
Price from SGD399.00
Lazada Singapore SGD399.00

Let's face it; some books are just better than others and more expensive, too. That means they need extra care and protection. Lucky for you, not even dust will touch your books when stored in the Casey Display Unit Bookshelf.

It's made out of high-quality wood and is coated with white paint and natural varnish on its top and bottom. This bookshelf has two doors, securing eight compartments for your precious books. And at the lower part, it has three drawers – the first drawer has a lock so you can keep the best of the best in there.

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5. Industrial Wooden Shelving Unit

Best metal bookshelf for the office
Price from SGD210.30
Qoo10 SG SGD210.30

Bookshelves are not limited to homes alone; offices need them, too. If you're looking for a bookshelf for your office or whatever business you have, we recommend this one, the Industrial Wooden Shelving Unit. It's super durable and can store a lot of books. It can even take care of some ornaments and office stuff as well.  

This bookshelf is made out of a metal frame with solid wooden boards. It straightforward and has six compartments including its topmost. It's ideal for people who have a lot of books and would want a place for them. Perhaps, the only thing you might dislike about it is its weight. It's heavy and takes a lot of space.

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6. Book Cabinet BCN1022

Best unique book cabinet for corners
Price from SGD134.70
Qoo10 Singapore SGD134.70

Corners are often one of the most problematic areas of the house when it comes to arranging furniture. That's because it requires specific types of furniture. Fortunately, we have one that will suit your needs to make use of corner spaces and enjoy storing your books in a fashionable way.

The Book Cabinet BCN1022 is, in a word, beautiful. It's unique as it's rather vertically thin, making it easy for you to put them in any corner of the house. For its size, however, it is pricey, and it's a bit scary to open its doors due to its height. A forceful pull might cause it to fall, so it'd be best to control your strength.

7. FIENNA Display Cabinet

Best vintage solid wood bookshelf with doors
Price from SGD189.00
Lazada Singapore SGD189.00

Last on our list is for people with old souls, the FIENNA Display Cabinet. This book cabinet is made of solid wood and has an elegant vintage design. It has a two-door opening with three spacious compartments and a bottom drawer.

If you want a less modern theme for your home, nothing comes close to the classic style this bookshelf provides. Although it is significantly heavy, it still compensates for its durability and price.  

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