Literary Candles

Named for the locations in literary classics, these soy candles evoke the book's most memorable moments.
created by

Callie Meaney


Callie Meaney created by

Callie Meaney

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Literary Scents

Transport yourself to Alice in Wonderland's madcap tea party, Sherlock Holmes' study, Jane Eyre's ambrosial rose garden, or an ivy-filled escape out of Pride & Prejudice with Callie Meaney's bookish candles. Named for the locations in literary classics, these soy candles evoke the book's most memorable moments as they ignite your imagination. Custom blended fragrances let you get lost in a book by adding an irresistible new layer of intrigue. Choose from four, fantastic fragrances. Hand-poured in Valley Stream, New York.

Sherlock Holmes/221B Baker Street: Black currant tea and leather books
Alice in Wonderland/A Mad Tea Party: Bergamot, lavender, mandarin, thyme, and ylang ylang, with a touch of jasmine
Jane Eyre/Thornfield Garden: Roses and rain water
Pride & Prejudice/Pemberley: Lily, lilac, rose, hyacinth, and ivy

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Made in New York

Callie Meaney

created by

Callie Meaney


New York

“I like to keep the old jars I used when I first started. It reminds me of where this all started, and how humbled I am that people like the things I make.”

Everyone loves an insider wink, and bookworms will surely recognize Pemberley, Thornfield Garden, and 221B Baker Street–the names of some of Callie Meaney’s soy candles–as the sites of some time-tested literary adventures. (In this case, Pride & Prejudice, Jane Eyre, and Sherlock Holmes, respectively.)

“I was happy to find something that combined artistry (drawing the labels) and the act of making something,” Callie says of her Literary Candles, which she pours by hand in Valley Stream, New York. Initially a side project for the recently graduated English major, the candles quickly became a full-time calling. When she started to use books as inspiration for the scents, that’s when the demand for her scented creations grew and her business truly turned the page.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
glass, cotton, soy wax, fragrance oil
3.75" H x 2.75" dia.; 12 oz.
Never leave a burning candle unattended. Keep wick trimmed to avoid big flame, don't burn longer than 4 hours at a time to avoid overheating. Keep away from drafts, pets and children.
Burns approximately 55 hours.
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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship in the US:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.

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Well-received gift


Couldn't say specifically since it was a gift for someone in another state, but the ordering process was easy and it arrived as estimated. I would happily order from you again.

San Diego


Slightly Disappointed


This candle was a great size and has a pleasant smell, although it is a gift so I haven't burned it. I was very disappointed with the label. It was ripped or something being put on (it's actually a label applied to a mason jar) The bottom is not even. Actually makes the whole thing look cheap.

Merritt Island, FL


Great Gift!


love them



Great product and great gift! Would buy again!


My friend loved the scent, she tells me her house is filled with the scent of the candle.

West Monroe, LA


This gift was perfect, and I would definitely buy again!


#sweepstakes This is a perfect gift for all my bookish friends! I thought the smells reflected the books really well. I loved the Alice in Wonderland candle!

Lewisburg Kentucky


Cute product and idea, interesting scent


The candles are adorable and well designed. The theme behind them is so cool! But the scents themselves are overly floral or overly sweet. I wouldn't burn them, but they make adorable centerpieces.

Lexington, KY

Will definitely buy in the future


The design was super adorable, and the idea behind it is so creative. My sister absolutely loved it. At first she thought it was just a candle but when she read the name of it she got the reference immediately, definitely a favorite gift! Will buy again.

Columbia, SC


i would buy this product again


I gave 3 of the candles as a set to a friend for a birthday gift. She is an avid reader and a published author so she loved them.

Newark, DE


Perfect for book lovers!


Love this unique and fun gift for anyone who enjoys books.

Palmdale, CA


Candle Smells Great! (A Mad Tea Party/Alice in Wonderland)


I bought this because it was a gift, but if it was for myself then I would not have bought it. I think it is a bit expensive for what you get.



Literary Candles

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