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34 Insanely Clever Gifts For Book Lovers

There's basically no chance that you're not keeping these for yourself.

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1. A pair of non-slip socks for when someone keeps trying to TALK to you even tho you're clearly busy.

2. A subscription to Book of the Month, because you deserve to treat yourself to a new pick every month, selected from an array of shouldn't-be-missed new releases, plus a fun little surprise.

3. A George R. R. Martin Funko Pop you can whisper at angrily on your desk when you get frustrated. Scolding mini George for not finishing Winds of Winter yet is a great way to feel less stressed about your *own* procrastination.

4. A hands-free book light that'll hang around you neck so you never have to worry about it falling off the book or hindering you from turning the page.

5. An anglerfish reading light who is just there to support you when you say "one more chapter.... ok only one more..... I'll be done after this next one." Sleep is overrated.

6. A poster of 100 books to check off (well, scratch off) your reading bucket list. When you're done reading one, just scratch off the square below the title to reveal the image.

7. And a volume of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die so you never run out of ideas of what to check out next.

8. An all-natural soy wax candle that'll smell like cherry blossoms and leather-bound books so you can pretend you're sitting in a Beauty and the Beast–style library reading a first edition rather than in your cramped apartment reading an ebook.

9. A fit and flare skirt everyone will want to ~check out~. (Get it? Like at a library?)

10. A spiral-bound book journal with pleeeeenty of space to keep track of all the Big Thoughts you had while reading — you know that part where you threw the book across the room? Talk about that.

11. Or a reading journal featuring watercolor illustrations of female characters (and their iconic quotes) woven throughout your book log.

12. A hinged book locket you can fill with a folded-up favorite quote or passage and keep close to your heart.

13. A cookbook chock-full of recipes inspired by literature and excerpts from the books themselves. This is a cookbook you'll want to read from cover to cover in one sitting — and then make *everything* in it.

14. A ~novel~ backpack that'll take the term "book bag" to the next level.

15. A pair of Poe-ka dot socks for anyone who definitely already has a stuffed animal raven somewhere around their house. "Will you ever lighten up, Dolores?" "Nevermore."

16. Banned book–print boxer shorts so you can bring something a little ~scandalous~ to bed when you wear these as PJs.

17. Fascinating Facts About Famous Fiction Authors, an endlessly interesting collection of fun facts and literary trivia you can whip out in any conversation — small talk will never be the same!

18. An old school library card throw pillow so you can pretend you have enough room in your home for a whole dang library — even if you barely have room for a couch.

19. A mug printed with classic first sentences so you can start your day like the opening of a novel — let that drama unfold.

20. A literary rocks glass to end your day with the perfect nightcap — a pour of your favorite beverage, and a few chapters before bedtime. Only thing better would be if you threw a Darcy in there, too.

21. A sextet of shot glasses decorated with quotes (about drinking) from authors who are as well known for their boozing as their books.

22. An accordion book light, because a regular desk lamp on your end table just won't cut it now that you know this exists.

23. A personal library kit for generous book-lenders who definitely want to get their novels back. Using that stamp is going to be so satisfying, guys.

24. Or a simpler set of old fashioned bookplate stickers so you can make sure anyone you generously share your books with knows the loan isn't permanent.

25. A tee that'll let everyone know that, *no you can't come to their housewarming this Saturday* faster than you can Google "excuses to say no to plans."

26. An e-reader cover to protect your device from scratches WHILE looking like a real bound book — perfect for anyone who loves the convenience of an e-reader, but misses the actual feel of a hardcover.

27. An inflatable floatie to hold your book and keep it safe during your next bubble bath.

28. Or a new (thinner! waterproof!) version of the Kindle Paperwhite with a glare-free screen so you feel like you're reading an *actual* book — without having to have to schlep around a heavy 1,000-page volume (looking at you, A Song of Ice and Fire) — and you can take it in the bath or on a pool float without stressing.

29. A pillow to prop up your book, tablet or e-reader so you don't have to hold it while reclining — as someone who reads their Kindle lying down and drops it on their own face an embarrassing amount, I need this.

30. Shakespeare, Not Stirred, a recipe book filled with cocktails inspired by the bard himself for anyone who can't have a ~happy hour~ without puns like "Kate's Shrew-driver" and "Much Ado About Frothing."

31. A set of book cover enamel pins to show your membership in this book club we call life.

32. A set of adhesive book flags shaped like some of your favorite characters from Pride and Prejudice

33. An assortment of silicone bookmarks so you can mark the exact line you were on when ever-so-rudely interrupted. These also make for perfect(ly affordable) stocking stuffers.

34. Or a pad of bookmark notes for anyone who will *never* turn to an e-reader — plus, it has space for notes so you can mark and return to your favorite passages.

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