gifts for book lovers

Courtesy

It would be laughably offensive to get the bookworm in your life an actual book. The person follows new lit drops like it’s their daily horoscope, so finding a novel they haven’t clocked is a pointless endeavor. Sidestep the process with giftable loopholes that offer them the same comfort as their favorite author. Because have you ever met a book lover who didn’t also love candles? I think not. Ahead, 35 non-cheesy gifts for the readers in your life (and not a Harry Potter knick knack in sight). If you’re feeling extra generous, don’t forget to throw in a gift card to their local bookshop, too.

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Book Light

Hooga amazon.com

$19.95

$13.95 (30% off)

Here’s a practical but much-appreciated gift. 

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Kennebunk Bliss Plush Throw

Nordstrom at Home nordstrom.com

$39.50

Cozying up with a good book requires a fluffy blanket. 

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Lumio Book Lamp

moma.org

$200.00

If their decor taste is a bit literal. 

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Library Stamp

Packagery etsy.com

$30.60

They’ll never lose track of their personal library again. 

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Double Curb Chain

Mejuri mejuri.com

$95.00

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Ceramic Dream of Desert Mug

Object-Matter madewell.com

$69.00

They always fancy a cuppa. 

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Afro Blue

adjournteahouse.com

$18.00

This special blend will get them in the mood. 

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Iridescent Wine Glasses

Gather by Anthropologie anthropologie.com

$40.00

Or if they’re not a tea drinker, head to the booze aisle and pair their favorite wine with a chic glass set. 

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Initial Leather Bookmark

MereLeather etsy.com

$17.00

Here’s a corner bookmark that won’t crease the book’s spine. 

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Bibliophilia: 100 Literary Postcards

Obvious State Studio amazon.com

$19.99

$16.13 (19% off)

Based on famous novels, these postcards help support the USPS too. 

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Premium Bamboo Bathtub Tray Caddy — Wood Bath Tray Expandable with Book and Wine Holder — Gift Idea for Loved Ones

Bambüsi amazon.com

$49.99

$34.99 (30% off)

Bathtime is sacred. 

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Gozo Dress

Mie mie.ng

$220.00

A house dress fit for walking through the mud to Pemberley.  

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Large Cypress Balls Candle

Loewe loewe.com

$370.00

Loewe’s brand new candles are for olfactory aficionados. 

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Mail Run Slipper

Sorel sorel.com

$75.00

Did they really spend the evening reading if they weren’t wearing fuzzy slippers?  

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Porcelain Essential Oil Diffuser

VITRUVI nordstrom.com

$119.00

An essential oil diffuser is almost as soothing as Toni Morrison’s prose. 

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Horizontal Duck Bag

Baggu baggu.com

$34.00

A heavy duty tote bag (that is equally cute) is a must for someone who lugs around hardcovers. 

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Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

bose.com

$379.95

Give them these so they can effectively tune out the world while reading.

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Hand Stamped Brass Bookmark — Personalized Bookmark — Customized Bookmark — Custom Stamped Bookmark — Hand Made Present — Book Accessory

ModernExpression etsy.com

$37.00

Get this bookmark stamped with an inspirational phrase.   

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Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask

FRESH\u003CSUP\u003E\u003C\u002FSUP\u003E nordstrom.com

$25.00

A twenty minute facial is at least one chapter’s worth of reading. 

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Peach Fringe Coasters

Jungalow jungalow.com

$40.00

Considering how many mugs she drinks while reading, coasters are a must.  

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Pajama Camisole Top and Shorts

H&M hm.com

$17.99

A neutral PJ set will make lazy Sundays so much better. 

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GG jacquard armchair

Gucci gucci.com

$5,500.00

Go the distance and give them a reading chair, why not gift Gucci? 

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Palo Santo Smudge Sticks

Blue Sage Eco Boutique blkgrn.com

$9.00

They can cleanse their room before starting a new novel. 

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The Book Lover’s Journal

Brand: Peter Pauper Press amazon.com

$14.99

$12.66 (16% off)

Keep their literary thoughts organized with this journal, which tracks every book on their list.  

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Not Now I’m Reading

PrintDesignType etsy.com

$5.95

Never not reading. 

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Sweatshirt

Harriett’s bigcartel.com

$40.00

Try gifting merch from their fave bookshop. 

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Handbound Necklace

Sofia Zaskia sofiazakia.com

$660.00

This 14k charm opens up and can be engraved with their favorite book quote. 

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Arrangement Pillow 04

Studio Proba studioproba.com

$165.00

Lumbar support is important. 

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The Alpaca Crop Cardigan — Almond

everlane everlane.com

$110.00

Fall is coming. 

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Teal Cotton Velvet Floor Pillow

Jungalow jungalow.com

$129.00

Are they more likely to read on the floor? This is for them. 

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