These gifts for book lovers complement the reading lifestyle and will be appreciated long after the occasion passes.
The obvious thing to buy a bookworm would be a book but unless you’re buying a classic that’s gone out of print, you’ll want to be a bit more imaginative.
This gift guide list will share loads of innovative holiday gift ideas for people who love to read.
By the way, I’m one of those people so you can be sure there’s at least one gift on this list that a book lover will want.
And if you think they’re too small or too cheap, I just want to let you know someone bought me a bookmarker from the World’s Biggest Bookstore a long time ago and I fell madly in love with it.
I still have that bookmarker today and it probably only cost a few cents. It’s a bookworm thing. Tip – buy several of these gifts and use them as stocking stuffers for a book lover.
Gifts for Book Lovers That Aren’t Books
It syncs up with an audible account so the book listening pace can be controlled with just a command.
The Echo Dot is perfect for driving, traveling, or doing household chores. See the range of devices HERE.
Get it? I’m laugh dying over here. The struggle to read one more page before turning off the light in the evening or paying attention to something else is real. Put a smile on a bookworm’s face HERE.
Handmade coaster set featuring classic book covers of authors Jane Austen and the Bronte Sisters such as Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Wuthering Heights.
This vintage collection is sure to look timeless on any coffee table. See the entire series for the coaster set HERE.
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Teaspoon engraved with the words – “Drink Tea, Read Books, Be Happy.” The teaspoon can also be customized with your own literary quote. Order or customize a set HERE.
You can also combine this literary gift with this creative teacup and saucer set featuring multicolored books.
Another cute literary gift that any book lover would be proud to display next to themselves as they cozy up on a cushion to read their latest book.
Buy one or more to form a set with different quotes. There are three suggestions within this gift guide as well. Get it HERE.
This is one of the obvious ones but quite a lot of bookworms prefer the feel of turning the crispy pages of a book as they read.
You can drag your bookworm kicking and screaming into the world of e-readers with this starter Kindle Paperwhite.
It’s waterproof, thin, lightweight with 32 GB space, and comes with 6 months of Kindle Unlimited for free. What’s not to love? See all the options HERE.
When I was a kid, I became so irritated at people taking my books and not returning them that I started making them sign for books in my improvised library ledger.
My parents thought it was quite cute. I would have loved this library kit back then. This kit keeps a bibliophile organized. See the beautiful personal library kit HERE.
This all-purpose LED reading light has 3 color temperatures and 3 brightness settings, 9 modes in total.
Can be clipped on top of a book to read at home with the lights off or on the go while traveling.
It includes a rechargeable battery with up to 60 hours lighting time. Available in black and white HERE.
This literary throw pillow cushion cover displays a cute and fun saying that will look inviting on any sofa.
Apart from just one more chapter cushion cover, you can also get the following imprints:-
- Books! I Need More Books
- I Read Past My Bedtime
- I Have Too Many Books Said No One Ever
- I’d Rather Be Reading a Good Book
- Books & Wine
- Books & Coffee
This literary scarf is just perfect. It’s a unique design in a great color featuring quotes from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
It can be worn around the neck or draped across the shoulders. See the entire quote and buy HERE.
You can also get other literary scarves featuring the following classic books and authors:-
This is an interesting gift idea. Featuring candles with scents that match the smell of books. For instance, one of the candles in the set is named Antique Books.
Antique Books features a blend of cedarwood and patchouli. This is supposed to represent what antique books smell like.
It’s an innovative gift idea and I think most bookworms would love this. The set also contains New Books & Ancient Scrolls.
Boxed and ready to be gifted. View the entire book candles set HERE.
Featuring the last mug on this list, this “not addicted to reading mug” is fun and colorful. Get a pack of 2 or mix and match HERE.
I will do a separate gift list with fun mugs for book lovers later on. It’s very comforting to have a hot cup of tea or cocoa as you cuddle up to read a book.
This beautifully packed gift offers 25 individual teabags with literary quotes from modern classics. A few of the quotes on this literary gift includes:-
- And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good – East of Eden
- Man, when you lose your laugh, you lose your footing – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
- I don’t want realism. I want magic – A Streetcar Named Desire
A steaming cup of tea, a good book, and a bookworm of course were made for each other. Get more quotes HERE.
“If you can read this shirt, I was forced to put down my book and rejoin society.” This is the kind of t-shirt that would make a book nerd quite happy.
It’s fun and lets people know a bookworm really doesn’t like to stop reading. The t-shirt comes in 5 different colors. See the whole set HERE.
Elegant bookmark set designed to mark a page from outside the book. Comes in 3 different colors – green, pink and purple.
The elegant bookmark is handcrafted with felt and colorful beads. See the bookmarkers HERE.
The most sensible knee-high socks for reading in cold weather. Stylish, comfortable, and durable. Featuring Jane Austen’s classics too. See the range HERE.
Ye gods! Something for a book lover who’s also a comic book geek. This bookend adds flair, drama, and elegance to any bookshelf. Get the following superheroes and heroines:-
Minimalist space-saving bookshelf set of 3. This innovative bookshelf will make it look like books are floating.
Perfect for small apartments and small spaces. See the floating bookshelf in action HERE.
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