Love the backing of the bookshelf would paint the actual bookcase a different color! DIY Country Decor: Pallet Bookcase Tutorial Maybe a way to sturdy up the cheap book shelves from Target and Walmart or Ikea.
I see a lot of "almost" bookshelves. They hold books and look "design-y" but they waste energy and space. If you are really into books, it's not about the cute shelves. It's about the books. Make that space hold as many as it can.