Whether you actually enjoy reading or not, isn’t at question here, eye candy, on the other hand, is. The coffee table book has always been more than just a book, it’s a peek into your style, your interests, and personality. Not to mention, an aesthetic addition to your home. They’re essential in decorating as say, a vase or a throw pillow – adding texture, color, height, and symmetry. Your options in their use is never-ending, you can stack, display, prop, and arrange them in a multitude of ways.

The best part about coffee table books? You don’t need a coffee table to enjoy them.

Here are some of my favorites:

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