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29 Gifts To Surprise Someone With For No Reason

Because the very best gifts are the ones they don't see coming (and, believe me, a life-size lollipop of their face is definitely something they won't see coming).

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1. International bestseller Crazy Rich Asians, because it's so hilarious and engaging it'll be loved by avid readers and nonreaders alike (particularly because it's about to be the best movie ever).

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Get it from Amazon for $12, Barnes & Noble for $12.12, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

2. A set of emoji cookie cutters for anyone who's hard on themselves and always saying their baking taste like ~poop~, when you know their food actually deserves all the heart-eyes.

Get them from the Tasty collection at Walmart for $9.97.And check out our picks for some kitchen essentials on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Get them from the Tasty collection at Walmart for $9.97.

And check out our picks for some kitchen essentials on BuzzFeed Reviews!

3. A massive inflatable unicorn you should preorder now because it's gonna ~blow up~ their basic home decor.

Get it from FireBox for $69.89 or get a pool version from Jet or Walmart for $19.99.
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Get it from FireBox for $69.89 or get a pool version from Jet or Walmart for $19.99.

4. A pair of stunning floral frame earrings sure to be a great way to put the ~petal to the metal~ in any growing relationship.

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Get it from Apollo Box for $16.78 (earrings sold individually, available in six styles), or get a similar pair from ModCloth for $12.

5. A dog lamp that'll put a smile on the face of any friend who may have put you in the cone of shame.

Get it from UncommonGoods for $155.
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Get it from UncommonGoods for $155.

6. A darkly humorous children's book for celebrating your relationship in this life...and maybe the next.

Get it from Amazon for $11.98, Barnes & Noble for $16.85, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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Get it from Amazon for $11.98, Barnes & Noble for $16.85, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

7. A proboscis monkey to say, "I care about you enough to spontaneously give you a proboscis monkey." In fact, it may be the only way to do it. Who ~nose~?

Get it from Amazon for $29.99 or from Hashtag Collectables for $29.
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Get it from Amazon for $29.99 or from Hashtag Collectables for $29.

8. A pair of sunglasses that'll be a subtle way to throw some ~shade~ at your BFF when you're kinda mad at them but still wanna show them some love.

Get them from Nasty Gal for $9.60, or get a similar pair from Amazon for $9.95 or Walmart for $9.99.
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Get them from Nasty Gal for $9.60, or get a similar pair from Amazon for $9.95 or Walmart for $9.99.

9. A mermaid ring you can give someone just to ~sea~ the smile on their face.

Get it from ModCloth for $15.
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Get it from ModCloth for $15.

10. A pair of pajamas for the kind of spontaneous sleepover gift you know won't turn out to be a ~lemon~.

Get them from Target for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL).
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Get them from Target for $19.99 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

11. A car charger so they can always have someone dancing while they sing in the car, even when you aren't in the passenger seat.

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Get it from ThinkGeek for $29.99.

12. A cute reusable tote for friends who want to get their eco-friendly habits ~in the bag~.

Get it from Amazon for $14 (available in five styles) or from Baggu for $10 (available in 35 styles).
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Get it from Amazon for $14 (available in five styles) or from Baggu for $10 (available in 35 styles).

13. A pour-over cold brew bottle, because you wanna be with them 24/7 and can't let their sleeping get in the way of that.

Get it from Food 52 for $39 (available in three colors), or get a similar one on Amazon for $24.49.
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Get it from Food 52 for $39 (available in three colors), or get a similar one on Amazon for $24.49.

14. A pair of touch lamps designed to make the other light glow whenever you touch yours, letting the person you love know you are thinking of them when a text won't have the same impact.

Get them from UncommonGoods for $150.
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Get them from UncommonGoods for $150.

15. A bracelet they can wear with everything, so they always have a reminder of you.

Get it from ModCloth for $15.
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Get it from ModCloth for $15.

16. A customized lollipop, because you think it must ~suck~ that they don't get to see their own beautiful face as often as you do, and you wanna give them a ~taste~ of what it's like.

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Get it from Firebox for $56.09 (but be aware, international shipping is steep).

17. A tote bag for simply saying, "I want to help carry your load."

Get it from ModCloth for $49 (available in two styles).
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Get it from ModCloth for $49 (available in two styles).

18. A book-scented candle to bribe everyone in your book club to stop calling you "Moby ~Dick~" because you read SparkNotes instead of the actual book last time (and also all of the other times).

Get it from Homesick Candle or from Amazon for $29.95 (available in 11 scents).
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Get it from Homesick Candle or from Amazon for $29.95 (available in 11 scents).

19. A can of unicorn meat — a genuine surprise for any person you give it to, no matter their ~taste~.

Get it from Amazon for $11.48 or from ThinkGeek for $9.99.
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Get it from Amazon for $11.48 or from ThinkGeek for $9.99.

20. A pair of shirts (you're welcome and no thank you) that'll be a perfectly polite way to tell your reluctant friend, "You WILL coordinate costumes with me this Halloween!"

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Get them from Iconic Duo for $24 (You're Welcome) and $24 (No Thank You), both available in sizes S–L.

21. A set of bath crystals sure to make anyone feel more relaxed after a stressful day.

Get them from Free People for $38 or get a large set of bath crystals with some serious ~spazazz~ from Jet for $29.99.
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Get them from Free People for $38 or get a large set of bath crystals with some serious ~spazazz~ from Jet for $29.99.

22. A cactus pillow for anyone you love who suffers from a somewhat ~prickly~ personality.

Get it from Overstock for $37.79 — and if you love funny cactus pillows and can't seem to get enough, grab this one from Amazon for $7.99.
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Get it from Overstock for $37.79 — and if you love funny cactus pillows and can't seem to get enough, grab this one from Amazon for $7.99.

23. A Dash blender to ~smooth-y~ things over with a roommate when you two just don't seem to be ~blending~ together.

Promising review: "This is so easy to use and it does a great job. I've tried a variety of smoothie recipes with it and they all turned out great (no lumps!). The tumbler is easy to clean. It is also very compact so it is easy to store away. Add in the great price and it's really a winner." —RFAGet it from Target for $29.99.And check out our picks for the best blenders on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Promising review: "This is so easy to use and it does a great job. I've tried a variety of smoothie recipes with it and they all turned out great (no lumps!). The tumbler is easy to clean. It is also very compact so it is easy to store away. Add in the great price and it's really a winner." —RFA

Get it from Target for $29.99.

And check out our picks for the best blenders on BuzzFeed Reviews!

24. A holographic backpack, because you're there to help them with their baggage and you've always got their back.

Get it from Nasty Gal for $14.40, or get a similar one from Amazon for $32.99 or Walmart for $34.58.
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Get it from Nasty Gal for $14.40, or get a similar one from Amazon for $32.99 or Walmart for $34.58.

25. A Star Wars waffle maker to be the (Death) Star of their kitchen counter.

thinkgeek.com, amazon.com

Promising review: "Love this waffle maker — my young Sith apprentice loves to help make breakfast. He now reserves his exploitation of the force for darker causes, and leaves the breakfast prep to the waffle maker. The exhaust port design flaw seems to have been remedied in the waffle form of the death star, as we find the waffles maintain excellent integrity upon syrup application. Galen Erso does seem to have been triumphant as no delicious death star waffle remains upon serving to a herd of hungry stormtroopers. I do wonder if Galen had some Belgian engineers involved, as the waffles produced by this maker are of the thicker, cakier variety. All around, with both Sith and Jedi pleased with results, balance has been restored to the force. If only it happened in time to save Alderaan." —Brian

Get it from ThinkGeek for $24.99 or get it from Amazon for $39.99.

26. A mug with directions for the perfect morning cuppa.

Get it from Mugsby on Etsy for $12.99+ (available in two styles and sizes).
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Get it from Mugsby on Etsy for $12.99+ (available in two styles and sizes).

27. A book of illustrations by Adrian Tomine for anyone who loves the New Yorker but needs to get rid of the tower of issues they've accumulated over the years.

It has every comic, cover, and illustration the artist has ever created for the magazine. There are also notes, annotations, and a new comic to start off the whole thing. Get it from Amazon for $20.13, Barnes & Noble for $21.12, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.
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It has every comic, cover, and illustration the artist has ever created for the magazine. There are also notes, annotations, and a new comic to start off the whole thing.

Get it from Amazon for $20.13, Barnes & Noble for $21.12, or from a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

28. A gorgeous constellations dress to give your shy best friend a chance to truly ~glow~ (inside and out) when you go out on the town.

thinkgeek.com

Get it from ThinkGeek for $49.99 (available in sizes XS–3X).

29. And finally, a subscription snack box filled with the best treats for your favorite ~snack~.

Promising review: "Hi all! I started getting these boxes recently and OMG am I so glad that I did! I've tried a couple of Asian snack boxes before, and they were good... but this one tops them all! I got the large box that comes with snacks AND a cool merch item each month, how cool is that??? I do my best to not eat all the snacks in one sitting, but they are all so good it's hard not to! And the merch you get each month is super cool! They change it up all the time so you never know what to expect! I haven't gotten anything I haven't liked. I'm going to keep this subscription for a long time, that's for sure!" —AmandaGet it from Cratejoy for $9.95+/month.
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Promising review: "Hi all! I started getting these boxes recently and OMG am I so glad that I did! I've tried a couple of Asian snack boxes before, and they were good... but this one tops them all! I got the large box that comes with snacks AND a cool merch item each month, how cool is that??? I do my best to not eat all the snacks in one sitting, but they are all so good it's hard not to! And the merch you get each month is super cool! They change it up all the time so you never know what to expect! I haven't gotten anything I haven't liked. I'm going to keep this subscription for a long time, that's for sure!" —Amanda

Get it from Cratejoy for $9.95+/month.

But honestly, everyone loves a thoughtful surprise.

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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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