35 Weird And Wonderful Things People Accidentally Found In Books

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Reading a good book can feel like discovering new people, places, and even entire worlds. Sometimes, people find more things than they were expecting in these books that can give insight into real individuals' lives. These Redditors got more than they bargained for when they found cool, whacky, and wholesome items in old books. We picked our favorites to share from r/ForgottenBookmarks


  • 1. An Old Bookmark For An Even Old Book

    An Old Bookmark For An Even Old Book
    Photo: u/14kgf / Reddit
  • 2. Good Advertising

    Good Advertising
    Photo: u/LadyMacSantis / Reddit
  • 3. Words Of Encouragement From A Stranger

    Words Of Encouragement From A Stranger
    Photo: u/Callan003 / Reddit
  • 4. Very Fashionable Bookmarks

    Very Fashionable Bookmarks
    Photo: u/Sentinel_Victor / Reddit
  • 5. Euchre At 8:15- Be There Or Be Square

    Euchre At 8:15- Be There Or Be Square
    Photo: u/thatweirdvintagegirl / Reddit
  • 6. A 250 Year-Old Souvenir 

    A 250 Year-Old Souvenir 
    Photo: u/hornj / Reddit