What to Buy This Holiday Season: 15 of the Best Gifts for Book Lovers
Are you trying to buy a present for someone who likes to read? If yes, you should check out these awesome gifts for book lovers.
‘Tis the season for gift-giving which brings great pleasure. It can also bring frustrating if you’re not great at finding gifts. If you love giving heartfelt, personal gifts, the holidays are sometimes challenging.
Pleasing some is easier than others. But if you’ve got a book lover on your list, shopping is fun! With over 670 million print books sold last year, there’s something for everyone.
The great thing about shopping for a book lover? Books aren’t your only option! Keep reading for a list of 15 of the best gifts for book lovers.
- Bathtub Book Caddy
Does your favorite bookworm love bathtime and reading? Books and water don’t mix but reading in the tub is a favorite pastime for many.
A bathtub book caddy takes the worry out of ruining your favorite book in the tub. Set it up across the tub, put the book on it, and stay reading until the water gets cold!
- A Subscription to Culture Carton
Do you have a difficult-to-shop-for guy in your life? How about a subscription to Culture Carton?
Choose between three types of subscriptions. Send him a featured book of the month, a kit of lifestyle items, or a combination of the two. He’s sure to love the thoughtfulness of a present that gives long after the holidays.
- The Perfect Reading Light
Does your book lover stay up late cramming in that last chapter? An amber book light is a perfect gift.
Reading before bed keeps some people awake long after they’ve closed the book. Why? The blue light excites the brain and makes it hard to sleep.
An amber light blocks blue light, making sleep easier after your bookish friend shuts down for the night.
- Literary Postcards
Bibliophilia: 100 Literary Postcards is a wonderful gift for your book lover who loves dashing off notes to friends.
The postcards feature bold graphic designs of classic literary quotes. Printed on heavy cardstock, these elegant postcards make a great gift for a book lover.
- Remarkable Books
Remarkable Books is a wonderful coffee table book about…you guessed it, books! This marvelous book is an encyclopedia of the world’s most famous tomes.
Learn the story behind the stories from Shakespeare to Anne Frank. If your friend loves art as well as books, she’ll love this gorgeous volume.
- Book Tower
One of the biggest problems for book lovers is fitting all the books on the bookshelves. If you love a bookworm, you’re acquainted with the piles of books all over the floor.
Tame the pile with a book tower. These simple towers let your friend stack books without worrying about toppling piles. It also lets him retrieve a book with ease.
- Book Club Libations
If you’re looking for holiday gifts for all kinds of friends, this one works for more than the bibliophile on your list.
Tequila Mockingbird by Tim Federle is a collection of recipes for literary-themed cocktails.
Tired of bringing a bottle of wine to your book club? This is the antidote. Give a copy to all your bookish friends.
- Personal Library Embosser
Do you have a bookworm who’s always lending out books and never finding them again? Give her a personal library embosser with her name on it.
This handy tool embosses a permanent print into any page of the book. No more wondering where the book came from!
- The Book Lover’s Journal
Does your favorite bookworm forget the title of the latest book she’s read? She needs a book lover’s journal. There are many varieties of journals.
Find one that offers plenty of space for your friend’s book notes. Now she has no excuse to forget the books she’s read. She can write the title, make notes, and remember her favorite quotes.
- The Perfect Book Holder
There are some great book holders that fit the bill. You can even find book holders that double as travel pillows. These handy holders make reading while traveling a breeze.
- A Custom Stamp
How about a custom stamp with your book lover’s name? These handy stamps make personalizing books and other items easy.
Your friend’s name and initials appear on the custom stamp. She’ll always know which book is hers.
- Floating Book Shelves
Every book lover knows that the books, as well as the words, are the art. Beautiful hardback books deserve pride of place in the home.
Floating bookshelves make books the perfect home decor for your favorite minimalist. Get those books off the floor with the perfect spot for your book hoarder.
These are a great gift for book lovers who live in small apartments.
- Fun Bookmarks
People who read a lot often have more than one book going at a time. It’s hard remembering where you left off in each book. A selection of fun, beautiful, or personalized bookmarks alleviates the problem.
There are so many types of bookmarks available, it’s easy finding one that matches your book lover’s style.
- Noise-Canceling Bluetooth Headphones
Noise-canceling headphones with built-in Bluetooth are a lifesaver. These are a great gift for the traveling book lover in your life. No more interruptions from screaming babies.
Your book-loving friend can sit back, relax, and get lost in the book. Play soothing music or sounds and drown out the background noise. Your friend will thank you.
True book lovers gravitate toward real-print books. But even the most hardcore bookworms can’t deny the convenience of an eReader while traveling. Store hundreds of books at the touch of a fingertip.
Having an eReader doesn’t mean giving up print books. An eReader is a wonderful addition to a bibliophile’s library.
The Best Gifts for Book Lovers
There are so many awesome gifts for book lovers! If you’ve got a book lover in your life, you’re in luck when it comes to gift-giving.
From book stands to noise-canceling headphones, the book lover in your life will thank you for thinking of him. Got a book hoarder in your life? Give them floating bookshelves or a book tower.
There’s something for every type of book lover in your life.
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