There’s nothing like getting lost in a good book. It’s especially an experience when a story resonates with your own life—whether it’s a character, a moment, or even just a quote. It can be hard not to want to relive it over and over.

Some people choose to. Some people love books so much that they actually get something that reminded them of that book permanently inked on their body. That’s right, we’re talking about literary tattoos, or tattoos that were inspired by famous books.

The tattoos can be anything from a quote to an image or a character. Whether in black or white or color, all of them are simply magical.

From Catcher in the Rye to Harry Potter and everything in between, if you’re a book worm, you’re going to adore these tattoos. Here are 21 of our favorites:

  1. The Bell Jar

    By Sylvia Plath

  2. The Great Gatsby

    By F. Scott Fitzgerald

  3. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

    By Lewis Carroll

  4. Catcher in the Rye

    By J.D. Salinger

  5. 1984

    By George Orwell

  6. The Handmaid’s Tale

    By Margaret Atwood

  7. Frankenstein

    By Mary Shelley

  8. Harry Potter series

    By JK Rowling

  9. To Kill a Mockingbird

    By Harper Lee

  10. The Old Man and the Sea

    By Ernest Hemingway

  11. Gone With the Wind

    By Margaret Mitchell

  12. The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy

    By J.R.R. Tolkien

  13. Matilda

    By Roald Dahl

  14. Pride and Prejudice

    By Jane Austen

  15. The Chronicles of Narnia

    By C.S. Lewis

  16. Winnie-the-Pooh

    By A.A. Milne

  17. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

    By Stephen Chbosky

  18. The Hobbit

    By J.R.R. Tolkien

  19. Where the Sidewalk Ends

    By Shel Silverstein

  20. Where the Wild Things Are

    By Maurice Sendak

  21. The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

    By J.R.R. Tolkien

Which tattoo is your favorite? Would you ever get a tattoo inspired by your favorite book? Tell us what you’d get!