One idea is to turn your smartphone into a beautiful book of wisdom. Genuine book-like covers are now available not only for the iPhone, but other smartphones as well.
On the other hand, you can wear the device you always keep, with a cover that reminds a book you’d always want to keep. The Fault in Our Stars, The Hunger Games, or iconic classic novels, are just a starting point.
Once you get the beautiful little thing, unbox it, and put on your phone, just remember – your smartphone is surprisingly good for reading ebooks.
Book-themed phone case – recommended sites
If you want to further explore bookish phone case, make sure to visit the following sites.
Amazon – the largest online store offers dozens of book-themed phone cases. They are offered by several producers and look like small, vintage books combined with wallets.
eBay – this is an alternative to Amazon, if you want to find more affordable, non-branded book-style wallet cases. They are offered by several sellers, so it’s just a time to find the best possible deal.
Redbubble – site offers hundreds of wonderful designs that refer to books, libraries, and reading. You can get most of these designs on a custom case for recent iPhone and Samsung Galaxy phones.
Etsy – this is the largest online marketplace for hand-crafted goods of all kinds. You can find here also a lot of sleeves for popular phone models that are related to books, libraries, and reading.
20 book-themed cell phone cases, covers and skins
Romeo and Juliet Prologue Smartphone Book Case. Designed and made by Caseful Studios. This stylish case features a passage from Romeo and Juliet, with the emphasized quote “A pair of star-crossed lovers take their lives”.
Other designs to choose from: Snow White, As You Like It, Pride and Prejudice, and many others. Available also for iPhone 4/4S, and Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5. ⇢ Etsy – $19.
Out of Print “A Clockwork Orange” iPhone 5/5S Case. This hard shell, snap-on case features an iconic book cover art from A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. The case has a smooth, matte finish, and gives access to all ports and buttons.
Other book covers: 1984, Alice in Wonderland, Romeo and Juliet, The Call of the Wild, and The Great Gatsby. ⇢ Amazon – from $19.
Library Smartphone Skin. This gorgeous skin was designed by Vlad Studio. Like any other skin from Decal Girl, it includes a free matching background wallpaper. High gloss or matte-satin finish to choose from. Skin for $9.99, a matching plastic hard case for $19.99.
Available for several models of smartphones, including: iPhone 5C/5S, most Samsung Galaxy models, or a range of Nokia Lumia. ⇢ Decal Girl – from $9.99.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Case. This form-fitting case covers the back and corners of your smartphone with an impact resistant, flexible plastic shell, while still providing access to all ports and buttons. Sleek and lightweight, it’s the perfect way to show off your personality.
Available for iPhone 3/4/5, Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5, Motorola Razr, and HTC Vivid. ⇢ Zazzle – $45.95.
EC Technology Retro Book Case for Samsung Galaxy S5. A popular line of book-style covers for smartphones includes also a lively vintage map pattern. The case Includes wallet pockets for ID, cards and cash. Handmade of genuine leather.
The series includes three patterns: Black, Brown, and Map. Supported devices: Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy S3/S4/S5. ⇢ Amazon – $14.99.
Papyrus Crafts Handmade Steampunk Book-style Case for iPhone 5/5S. a gorgeous handmade case for anyone who’s in love with Victorian steampunk. It features clock and gears, all beautifully arranged on a front cover. ⇢ Etsy – $99.
Tree of Books Smartphone Case. Pattern design by Vlad Studio. Includes a free matching background wallpaper, sent via email right after the order is made. You can choose between high gloss or matte-satin finish. Available options: skin ($9.99) and hard case ($19.99). The plastic case adds minimal bulk while covering the back and side.
Supported smartphone models: iPhone 5C/5S; most popular models of Samsung Galaxy, Nokia, HTC, LG, and Motorola. ⇢ Decal Girl – from $9.99.
Bookshelf Smartphone Skin. Designed by Colin Thompson. Removable art prints is developed in 3M technology, so that you can easily apply or remove it. Durable scratch protection and customization. You can download a free wallpaper tailored to your cell phone’s screen dimensions.
The skin is available for many smartphone models (iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Motorola, HTC, among others). There is also a hard case for iPhone 3/4/5 ($34.95). ⇢ GelaSkins – from $15.
Alice in Wonderland Smartphone Case. This form-fitting case covers the back and corners of your device with an impact resistant, flexible plastic shell. It features an iconic illustration and a quote from Alice in Wonderland on a bright vintage background.
Available for iPhone 3/4/5, Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5, Motorola Razr, and HTC Vivid. ⇢ Zazzle – $43.95.
The Hunger Games Cell Phone Skin. Made from durable, automotive-grade premium vinyl for easy application and residue-free removal. Printed on state-of-the art digital presses, it features vibrant photo quality graphics.
Available for hundreds of models of cellphones, including less popular brands like Sanyo, Kyocera, Acer, Audiovox, or Pantech. ⇢ SkinIt – $14.99.
Shapotkina Mockingjay Diamond Case for iPhone 5/5S. This punk style hard case is designed and handcrafted by Westlinke.
There are four colors to choose from: Black, Blue, Pink, and White. ⇢ Amazon – $8.99.
George Orwell’s Animal Farm Case for iPhone 4/4S. This sturdy, two-piece hard shell iPhone case are graced with iconic cover art from George Orwell’s Animal Farm. The graphics are printed onto a durable canvas, to create an authentic texture. ⇢ Uncommon Goods – $9.99.
Vintage Children Books Smartphone Case. This plastic hard case features a nostalgic photo of book spines of popular children’s books. It’s scratch resistant – made from polycarbonate used for motorcycle helmets. Full colour, high quality image is printed all over the case.
Available for iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5, and Samsung Galaxy S3. ⇢ Etsy – $35.
Out of Print Poe-ka Dots iPhone Case. Fits iPhone 5 and 5S. A smart design combines a face of Edgar Allan Poe with a fashionable polka dots pattern. On the inside there is a quote “Calleth the Raven, “Nevermore.”
The snap-on, hard shell case is a part of Out of Print collection with iconic book covers. ⇢ Amazon – $30.
Lili Supply The Fault in Our Stars iPhone Case. Available also for iPhone 4/4S, and 5/5S/5C. The case is handmade from soft rubber, and hard plastic, with a high quality 4-megapixel print. The colors are vivid and the details are sharp.
There are seven rubber colors to choose from: Pink, Blue, Clear, Red, Yellow, White, and Black. ⇢ Etsy – $7.99.
BoxWave Classic Book Smartphone Case. Genuine leather wallet-style case in the shape of an old-fashioned book. Hard, durable front and back covers.Interior is lined with soft suede material to protect your phone against bumps and scratches. Features four built-in card slots to hold standard-size credit cards.
Available for iPhone 4/4S, iPhone 5S, Samsung Galaxy S3, Nokia Lumia 920/928/1020, and LG Nexus 4. ⇢ Amazon – from $26.95.
Twelve South BookBook for iPhone 5/5S. This hybrid wallet and iPhone case mimics a pocket-sized, vintage book. Open the beautifully designed leather book and you’ll see a wallet on the left and a leather wrapped frame that securely holds your iPhone on the right. The case includes pockets for ID, cards and cash.
Available in two colors: Classic Black and Vintage Brown. ⇢ Amazon – $59.99.
Mossgreg Classic Book Samsung Galaxy S5 Case. A wallet-style case shaped to look like a vintage mini book. The front and back are hard and durable, the interior is lined with a soft suede. The case features 3 built-in slots, and a hidden compartment to hold 3 standard-size credit cards.
Available in three colors: Retro Black, Retro Brown, and Classic Brown. ⇢ Amazon – $12.99.
EC Technology Handmade Book-style Case for iPhone 5/5S. Handmade, genuine leather case protects with style against scratches, dirt, and daily wear and tear. Includes wallet pockets for ID, cards and cash.
This book-style case is available in three color patterns: Classic Brown, Map, and Matte Black. ⇢ Amazon – $15.99.
Big Dragonfly Notebook Wallet Case for Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The unique design gives the case the business style notebook look. Made of nontoxic, durable PU leather. Built-in card slots for ID, bank cards can turn this case into a wallet. ⇢ Amazon – $9.80.
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