Here are 22 pics of sexy men reading books — you're welcome (PHOTOS)

Oct 31, 2014 at 12:10 p.m. ET
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Some things make hot guys hotter. A hot guy is even hotter when he makes you dinner. A hot guy is even hotter when he preps your bubble bath. A hot guy is even hotter when he is reading a book. Don't believe me? These pictures prove it.

1. Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom

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Even elves need a break from murdering orcs in Middle-earth.

2. Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper

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Yes, baby, close that book and come to bed....

3. Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson

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So many books; so little time. (Just like men.)

4. Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

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Oh, just read to us with that sexy, posh voice of yours.

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5. Nathan FillionNathan Fillion

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Beware: Reading takes you places you never expected.

6. Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons

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Smart boys stay smart by reading.

7. Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Even vampires are into the written word.

8. James Dean

James Dean

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Classy film stars know words are the way to a woman's heart.

9. Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

Photo credit: Young Adult Booktopia / Tumblr

Good boys do it, and bad boys do it, too. Reading, we mean.

10. James Franco

James Franco

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Smoldering on a stoop. There's a book in his hand? What book?

11. Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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Giving some library attitude. Just don't raise your voice.

12. Sean Bean

Sean Bean

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Older, dignified English gents turn a page or two.

13. Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ackles

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Don't look so upset. We'll read to you before bed, sweetheart.

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14. Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins

Jensen Ackles and Misha Collins

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Bahahahahaha....

15. Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Photo credit: Everybody Reading Books / Tumblr

Oh, darling, the glasses are a nice touch.

16. Mark Ruffalo

Mark Ruffalo

Photo credit: Awesome People Reading / Tumblr

A bit of chest hair makes for a manly man reader.

17. Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender

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He's comparing his costume to the comic book.

18. Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

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All the cool, sexy dads like Dr. Seuss.

19. George Clooney

George Clooney

Photo credit: Attractive People Reading / Tumblr

Nothing like a glass of wine, your favorite book and a good-looking man.

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20. Jude Law

Jude Law

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Relaxing by the pool with a good read.

21. Matt Bomer

Matt Bomer

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I'll hold your spot for you... if you follow me to bed.

22. Alexander Skarsgard

Alexander Skarsgard

Photo credit: Violetta Tierno / Tumblr

My, now that is a picture worth a thousand words.

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