We couldn't bring ourselves to do this to our books, but perhaps you're more blase about them than we are. Check out the way Canadian House & Home
made Umbra's Flybrary Bookshelf into a bedside table below the jump...
We like the way the tray with a clock and other bedside accoutrements softens the powder-coated metal wall-mounted shelf.
$26.50 at Umbra.