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Best Bookshelves

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We fill our homes with all sorts of items: books, movies, video games, CDs or Vinyl. No matter what you have, finding a place to hold them, and display them can be easier said than done. That's where a good bookshelf comes in. These pieces of furniture can be statement pieces. Whether they're hiding in a corner or taking up an entire wall, they can hold all sorts of items that you use to decorate your home. These are our picks for a few options that shouldn't be missed. 

Best overall

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Infinikit haven bookshelf

Staff pick

When choosing a bookshelf, there are many things to consider, like size, build quality, and how much storage space it delivers. If you're in the market for a vertical shelf, then you really can't do much better than the Infinikit haven Bookshelf. It stands quite tall with assembled dimensions of 28 x 78 x 198cm.

Best value

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FURINNO JAYA simple home 3-tier adjustable shelf bookcase

Plenty of color options

Furniture can quickly become the most expensive part of decorating your home. If you happen to have an extensive collection of movies, games, books, or decorations, buying up bookshelves can eat a massive chunk out of your budget. The FURINNO JAYA 3-Tier Adjustable Sheld Bookcase aims to make that a little bit easier by giving you a simple shelf for an excellent price. All of the shelves are adjustable for whatever you want to store, and it comes in 5 different finishes for you to choose from. 

Best ladder shelf

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VASAGLE ladder shelf

Vintage style

Bookshelves can be one of the first things that guests notice when they enter your home, so it makes sense that you want ones that reflect your style. The VASAGLE Ladder Shelf is a perfect fit for anyone who has decorated in an industrial or rustic style. This shelf is made to resemble a ladder with metal struts and then wood for the actual shelf, and it comes in two different color options. It stands at 56 x 34 x 137.5 cm, has caps on the feet to keep from damaging wood flooring, and is built to be a sturdy option for longtime use. 

Best Multi-Use

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Corona 2 door bookcase

Solid pine gives it a farmhouse feel

There are times when you need your furniture to do double duty. The Corona 2 door bookshelf is an excellent option if you want to show off your favorite books, but also need some storage space that isn't open to the air. You get three lovely shelves on top, with a cabinet on the bottom. The entire bookshelf has an attractive soft white finish, and all three shelves are adjustable. It also stands at 183cm x 81cm x 41cm which means you'll have plenty of storage space to take advantage of. 

Bottom line

Bookshelves are a great way to decorate your home and show off your favourite knick-knacks, books, movies, and more. While there are thousands of options out there, these are our favourites. However, if we could only recommend one bookshelf, it would be the Infinikit haven bookshelf. It has a sturdy build, tons of room for anything you want to display, and is an excellent size. 

If you prefer a more industrial look for your home, then the VASAGLE ladder shelf may be a better option for your home. It has a super sturdy build and is intended for prolonged use with a metal and wood construction. For folks who have a more rustic design or need a shelf that can do double duty the Corona 2 door bookshelf offers up both adjustable shelves and a cabinet on the bottom.