We all come across a book lover a few times in our lives. They are often the ones who read on the train or allot weekends to finally finish that book they’ve been totally obsessed with and won’t stop talking about! In fact, sometimes, these bookworms rub off on us and we find ourselves checking out their book recommendations. We’ve curated some fun gift ideas for bookworms, whether it’s for any holiday or birthday. These gift ideas are great for bibliophiles who have no more space for new books in their homes, but would appreciate receiving some fun gifts. In fact, you might want to keep some of these for yourself. Check out our top 15 best gifts for your bookworm best friends.
1. Majestic Forest Bookends
Your bookworm friends who love showing off their collection of current reads will adore this gorgeous pair of forests that were handmade by Stephen Truong in Texas. These little forests capture the essence of an enchanted tale. These carefully crafted birch plywood bookends breathe new life into an old bookshelf and add a touch of whimsy to any home. Truong uses photos of real trees to craft each grove, mimicking the slight turns of leaves, shadows, and edges. The result? A precious gift for book lovers and nature lovers that will add a touch of woodland charm to any study, bedroom, or living room. Shop at Uncommon Goods.
2. Postcards from Penguin Card Book
This collection of 100 postcards is a book lover’s dream. It features a collection of postcards featuring different and iconic Penguin book jacket, from classics to crime. Indulge in over 70 years of British book design, all in one fun box. Bask in the history of Penguin Books and its founder Allen Lane, who believed that paperbacks should be as affordable as cigarettes, but still look distinctive. The now world-famous brand of books features three bold horizontal stripes that have adorned thousands of amazing titles we grew up with. Shop at Amazon.
3. Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bamboo Bathtub Caddy Tray, Free Soap Holder in Brown
If you’re a book lover like your friends, you’re going to want to invest in this gorgeous craft wood luxury bathtub tray that lets you enjoy your favorite novel, together with your favorite wine, without the dangers of dropping or spilling. This caddy is so versatile because it is specifically designed to fit most bathtubs. It features extendable sides that lets you read a book, watch a movie on your tablet, or even place your bathing essentials and scented candles on its surface. Relax like royalty with this bathroom must-have. Shop at Amazon.
4. Beige Comic Book Maxi Skirt
Fans of comic books will enjoy showing off their style with this floor-skimming maxi skirt that’s crafted from supersoft stretch blend for form-fitting comfort. It features quirky comic book graphics that will surely turn heads. Graphic texts feature “Yes!”, “Pow!”, “Boom!” and more. Shop at Zulily.
5. Oh, Susannah® Just One More Chapter Throw Pillow Cover
Spruce up a book lover’s living room with this throw pillow cover that will warn guests never to disturb reading time. Measuring 18 inches by 18 inches, this throw pillow cover reads “Just one more chapter…” in typewriter text, something that a bibliophile will truly appreciate! Hand decorated in the U.S., this Oh, Susannah throw pillow cover makes for a great gift for a friend, lover, or family member. It features high quality double brushed microfiber pillowcases and quality dyes that will not fade. Shop at Amazon.
6. Oraton Rubber Stamps Library Embosser
A true bibliophile will adore this embosser that lets them make an impression on all their favorite books. This can be personalized with your or your loved one’s name for up to 18 characters. It’s a perfect accessory for book collectors and bibliophiles. Also makes for a thoughtful gift that will be appreciated for years to come. Shop at Horchow.
7. Book Lover Pins
Show your book loving friend some appreciation with these pins featuring a lovable hedgehog and otter that look like they came straight out of a fairy tale! This set of three pins is perfect for gifting, as it comes with a drawstring muslin bag. Shop at Zulily.
8. Banned Books Scarf
Show off your or your friend’s love for books, even the banned ones, with this literary scarf that is printed with once-censored titles. From “The Great Gatsby” to “Lord of the Flies, and “Of Mice and Men” to “To Kill a Mockingbird,” these books were once banned. Today, you can make a stand for freedom of expression with this chic scarf that identifies the true bibliophiles in a crowd. Shop at Uncommon Goods.
9. Umbra Conceal Floating Bookshelf, Set of 3, Small, in Silver
Level up your or your book loving friend’s living room with these floating bookshelves. Stack books on to the sturdy metal L-shaped shelf and create the illusion of magically floating books. These floating bookshelves utilize empty wall space and are perfect for small spaces such as apartments. It’s easy to install thanks to its amazing award-winning design by Miron Lior for Umbra, which won at the 2006 Pratt Design Competition. Shop at Amazon.
10. Out Of Print! Periodical Perfection Socks
Don’t you just love snuggling with a good book on a cold night over some hot tea and a warm blanket? Make the night even more perfect with these cream crew socks that feature navy blue lines that look exactly like library cards. Pair up with your book loving BFF for a quiet night indoors and your favorite book. Shop at Modcloth.
11. One Kings Lane Set of 2 Agate Geode Bookends
Turn your library into a mystical haven with these gorgeous geode bookends. If you’re into crystal healing, these bookends are for you. It’s an earthy accent piece for a desk, bookcase, or mantel and features one-of-a-kind design thanks to its organic nature. Inspire feelings of awe and intrigue with these charming bookends. Shop at One Kings Lane.
12. C.R. Gibson ‘I Read Past Bedtime’ Leatherette Funny Bookmark
Imagine a world where time means nothing, so you don’t have to put down a book ever again. But alas, this is real life. That’s why we need bookmarks to remind us where we reluctantly left off. This bookmark from C.R. Gibson is made black leatherette and features a gold chain and leatherette tassel. It reads “I read past bedtime,” a well-known fact if you’re a bibliophile. Shop at Amazon.
13. Out of Print Library Card Coffee Mug
Fun fact: Did you know that hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup? That’s what researchers in Valencia, Spain found out in 2013 after conducting a study that yielded those peculiar results. Hot chocolate is best paired with a book on cold evenings, so make sure you have this trusty Out of Print! Library Card coffee mug that’s perfect for warm beverages. Holds 12 ounces of your favorite hot choco, tea, or coffee. Also a perfect gift for book lovers. Shop at Amazon.
14. Out of Print Literary and Book-Themed Zipper Pouch
Let your book loving friends keep their daily travel essentials in this cute pouch with a zipper enclosure. It measures 9 inches by 6 inches and is made of 100% cotton canvas. It features a quote from Hermione Granger that reads “When in doubt, go to the library.” Shop at Amazon.
15. COWIN E7 Active Noise Cancelling Headphones
Dive into your favorite book with no distractions with these noise-cancelling headphones. Features significant noise reduction so you can fully immerse yourself in your favorite book. It features crisp, powerful sound and quiet that lets you enjoy your music and your books better. It has 90° swiveling earcups for comfort and durability and features up to 30 hours playtime per charge. Shop at Amazon.
Honor your favorite book loving neighbor with these any of these top 15 best gifts for your bookworm best friends or family members. But don’t stop there, as we have more gift ideas in the link below.
Gift Guide for Readers and Writers
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