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The Best Bookish Halloween Costumes of 2018

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Ashley Holstrom

Staff Writer

Ashley Holstrom helps make books at Sourcebooks. She lives near Chicago with her cat named after Hemingway and her bookshelves organized by color. Newsletter: Crooked Reads. Twitter: @alholstrom.

This Halloween was the best Halloween with the best bookish Halloween costumes. Take notes for next year, book nerds!

We’re starting with the best. Lara Jean Croft:

Also, Jenny Han has a magical thread of every To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before costume she found. You must scroll through the whole thing:


This makeup Wonder Woman:

This adorable Thing 1 and Thing 2:

The cutest Ruth Bader Ginsburg you ever did see!

This badass Okoye:

This fabulous Gamora:

This button-eyed Coraline nightmare:

This mother-daughter Wonder Woman duo:

This cutie patootie on an Iron Throne:

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Duda Daenerys. @emilia_clarke

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This Lara Jean wearing her love letters:

This Dracula kitty:


These two Pennywises who bumped into each other:


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wonderwoman or wonderbread? 🙅🏻‍♀️🍞

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This sad Eeyore pup:

Did you have a great bookish Halloween costume? Share it in the comments!