The decline of the ebook and the resurgence of the real book has meant that bookcases are flying off the shelves. According to a recent article in The Times sales of bookcases and ways to show off your personal library have increased on the back of growing book sales. John Lewis, IKEA and Heals have all reported double digit growth in the sale of furniture that helps display fave reads and impart the general feeling of well-being that comes with a nicely curated book collection in your home.
And once you've bought your Billy (Ikea's bestselling bookcase) or your LivreLit (in our case) it's time to snap it and post your collection on instagram with the hashtag #shelfie (758,000 posts) and #bookstagram (12 million posts). Time to get stacking and posting!