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    Here Are 29 Gifts For Anyone Whose Favorite Pastime Is Reading Books

    Time to get them all of the bookish things.

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    1. Book of the Month, a service that presents them with five awesome reads each month! They'll get the option to pick one of them (or more if they'd like!), then they read, review, and repeat!

    A person holding the blue book of the month box
    Book of the Month

    What you'll get: One book (or more) of your choice each month. You're given the option to pick a new book each month or skip a month (because they understand you may very well need more than a month to get through a book!), and you can cancel at any time if you decide this isn't the subscription for you.

    Get it from Book of the Month for $14.99/month.

    2. A book tracker bookmark they can fill out as they read. Once they've finished a book, all they have to do is color in one of the spines, write the book's title, and then use the bookmark for their next read.

    a person holding the bookmark
    britishbookart / Etsy

    Promising review: "Absolutely love my bookmark! So, so cute! Already made a start coloring in the books and writing the names on the spines!" —Chloe

    Get it from britishbookart on Etsy for $2.96.

    3. A world literature map that'll make the perfect addition to the walls of any avid reader's living space. It's way more fun to view the world in terms of classic literature.

    the map in a glass frame
    Poster Print Decor

    Get it from Poster Print Decor on Etsy for $14+ (available in various sizes).

    4. A Cat In The Hat ornament I'd like to think is currently reading a book containing every Dr. Seuss story every created. Chances are, if they're someone who loves reading, Dr. Seuss had something to do with that in their childhood years.

    the dr. seuss reading a book ornament
    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $12.90.

    5. A book soap bar that'll look awesome on display next to their sink. This is gonna make them wonder how they ever washed their hands with anything else.

    the various colors of book soap bars
    New Leaf Candle Co / Etsy

    Get a pack of two from New Leaf Candle Co on Etsy for $10 (available in five colors, and four scents including unscented).

    6. Reading glasses attached to a comfy black cord, so when it's time to sit down and pick up their book, their glasses are right there, ready for use. When they're not wearing the glasses, they fold up nice and easy. We're just here to help you help them make their lives easier.

    The Grommet

    Promising review: "Very unique style — like a piece of jewelry. A very functional and useful product at a good price." —Robert

    Get it from The Grommet for $29.95 (available in five strengths).

    7. A book lover's journal that comes with 24 double-sided cards for tracking the books they read, a bookmark to help them keep their place in their favorite stories, and a borrowed book log so they never lose sight of their books when loved ones are borrowing them.

    the various journal items that come in the book lover's journal kit

    Get it from Target for $33.99.

    8. A blind date with a book so they can go on the best blind ever, all without changing out of pajamas — this cool concept sends them a beautifully packaged surprise book. Their only job is to open it and read it!

    individually wrapped books
    MarDeLunaArtsCo / Etsy

    Promising review: "Best blind date I’ve ever been on and one of the greatest purchases I’ve ever made. The packaging is adorable and creative. I bought this for a friend's birthday and it was the perfect gift. I love it so much that I’m going to gift one to myself sometime soon!! 11/10 would recommend. Customer service is really great, too. Super friendly and understanding!!" —Brooke

    Get it from MarDeLunaArtsCo on Etsy for $9.20.

    9. Personalized wooden bookends perfect for people of all ages who own books. Now they can easily store their favorite reads in one convenient spot in an adorably pretty way.

    the bookends in pink, one reads "hannah's library" and the other reads "reading is dreaming with eyes wide open)
    Personalization Mall

    Get it from Personalization Mall for $49.99 (available in 12 colors).

    10. A personalized miniature book necklace so you can get their favorite book turned into a piece of jewelry they'll cherish forever.

    From New Leaf / Etsy

    Promising review: "This is stunning!! I got my sister's first book done and I can't wait to give it to her for her birthday! Really well-made, and I was blown away when I got it! I loved the packaging as well. The seller is also lovely and very helpful sorting it all out. I will definitely be looking to get her other books done when they come out." —Megan Crane

    Get it from From New Leaf on Etsy for $20.30+ (available in two sizes).

    11. Temporary literary tattoos so they can rock quotes from classic literature books on their skin, and wash it off when they've had enough.

    the various tattoos based off books including pride & prejudice, hamlet, jane eyre, sherlock holmes, and walden

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $10 (available in four options).

    12. A book light that'll serve as a wonderful companion for late night reading. It's bright enough to make words readable, but not too bright that it'll keep someone else in the room awake.

    a reviewer photo of the light brightening up a book page in the dark

    Promising review: "I’m a busy mom of three who works full time and hardly has a second to breathe. With that being said, reading calms me. I wanted something that provides enough light for me to read, but doesn’t disturb my baby who I co-sleep with. This was reasonably priced and good quality! So far so good! I love that it is rechargeable with the included charging cord." —Jordan

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95+ (available in three colors).

    13. A book journal so they can log all of the many wonderful books they read. It's basically like Goodreads, minus the app and smartphone.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I ordered this as a gift and they truly loved it! It’s great for people who (obviously) like to read, but it also gets them more into reading. It’s entertaining and exciting to fill! They even said it was the best gift they’ve gotten." —Lionss

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95 or Urban Outfitters for $29.95.

    14. A 100 top reads of all time scratch-off poster that'll make for a fun reading challenge as they scratch their way to reading all 100 books.


    Promising review: "My girlfriend bought this for me for my birthday. I am a huge reading fan, and I love it! The selection of books is really great, and so is the quality of paper, golden scratch cover, and sturdy modern packaging." —Echo

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    15. A candle that'll help set the reading mood. It'll make any room they curl up in to read feel as if they're at their cozy local bookstore.

    the orange candle with the bookstore label and labeled as smelling like mahogany, leather, and coffee
    Frostbeard / Etsy

    Promising review: "A repeat customer because I’m obsessed with the Bookstore candle. Added a few others to try this time, and they too are fabulous. Perfect for establishing a cozy, bookish atmosphere that’s perfect for hours of reading." —Caitie T

    Get it from Frostbeard on Etsy for $12+ (available in two sizes).

    16. A bookmark corner for a super pretty, unique way of saving the page.

    the various corner bookmarks
    TheBookMarkNovelist / Etsy

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore my new bookmarks. They’re just perfect! They leave no creases in my book and are so easily kept. The seller made efforts to comply with my preferences and shipped them out quickly despite the pandemic. I’m about to buy more for myself and a friend." —Racheal Pilot

    Get it from TheBookmarkNovelist on Etsy for $2.

    17. A Coffee and a Classic subscription to transport them to the world of the included book each month with the help of a yummy hot beverage, snacks, a high-quality photo box, and other fun knickknacks.

    a box filled with a book, a mug, jelly beans, and more fun items to tie the roaring 20's theme together
    Coffee And A Classic / Cratejoy

    What they'll get: Each box will come with a novel in the genre they pick (classic literature or children's classics), a drink of choice to sip on (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, or a surprise), two bookish items, and a bookmark. If they choose the standard box, they'll also get a snack and a mug. Everything comes packaged in a high-quality photo box!

    Get it from Cratejoy for $39.89/month.

    18. A Kate Spade New York tote bag to carry their most precious belongings. Most importantly, their books.

    a reviewer photo of the tote bag with various kinds of books printed on the outside with classics like romeo & juliet and pride & prejudice

    Promising review: "I love this tote. So cute and stylish with the sturdiness of a canvas book bag. I love name brand bags, and this was perfect and checked all boxes to carry my school books." —tonya powell

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    19. An iron-on patch they'll absolutely adore putting on a denim jacket or jeans, a tote bag, or wherever else they see fit. Books are, in fact, magic, and now they can wear this very true sentiment whenever they want.

    patch that reads books are magic with graphic
    fairycakes / Etsy

    Promising review: "I love this patch! It’s adorable, exactly as pictured, and applied to my denim jacket like a dream!" —Skylar Gonzalez

    Get it from fairycakes on Etsy for $7.14.

    20. A super cute bookmark so reaching for a random piece of paper, a receipt, a writing utensil, or whatever else it is they use to save their spot in a book, becomes a thing of the past. Plus, it's punny!!

    the magnetic bee bookmark that reads "to bee continued"
    SpicyApricots / Etsy

    Promising review: "Such a sweet little bookmark. Very nicely done and I like that both sides of the bookmark have a design. You get both the front and back of the bee, which is really a neat idea." —patti5037

    Get it from SpicyApricots on Etsy for $2.79.

    21. A DIY Diagon Alley bookshelf so your favorite Harry Potter fan has an awesome new spot to store the books. Now, all they need is a fresh glass of butter beer, and they're ready to delve into the series for the millionth time.

    The Apollo Box

    Get it from The Apollo Box for $196.66+ (available with or without assembly tools).

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    22. A tee for the person who is usually too busy reading a book to join the friend group Zoom party. Can you blame them?

    the tee in pink that reads "my weekend is all booked"
    JLaw Creations / Etsy

    Promising review: "This is my favorite store on Etsy and this shirt did not disappoint. Have bought many times in the past and will continue to buy shirts from this store." —Jessica Raufman

    Get it from JLaw Creations on Etsy for $16.30+ (available in five colors, and sizes S—2XL).

    23. A comic book kit they can color in and create their very own comics. Congratulations, you now have a loved one who is a professional comic book author/illustrator!

    the various pages and markers that come in the kit

    Promising review: "All my nephew wanted for his birthday was some paper so he could draw comic books. Well, I found this kit and he loved that he got more than just paper and a chance to have a real comic book he drew himself." —SG

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $30.

    24. A personalized library card pillow that can be customized with their family member's information for a lovely library-themed decor item.

    the pillow

    Promising review: "This is honestly the perfect gift, and I was so happy to stumble upon it. It's sturdy and soft enough to use as an everyday pillow on your couch, but looks nice enough to be purely decor." —Taylor

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $65+ (available in seven borrower options).

    25. A floral frame library stamp so they can add a cute, personalized touch to the books they own.

    the stamp that reads "from the library of claire paige"
    Paper Peach / Etsy

    Promising review: This turned out SO cute!! I can’t wait to stamp my library! Nicci was SO helpful and full of information. Highest quality of customer service, it was like talking to a friend. Thank you!" —dlyates85

    Get it from Paper Peach on Etsy for $16.19+ (available in four stamp types, and various ink colors).

    26. A pair of cat bookends, aka the most purr-fect way for them to store and organize their book collection.

    black cat book ends with books held between

    Promising review: "These bookends look great! I use them on my kitchen counter to keep the half dozen or so cookbooks that I use all the time close at hand. The cat silhouette looks great against my light backsplash, and the metal is sturdy — I don't have to worry about them bending out of shape." —Catherine

    Get them from Amazon for $22.99 (available in two colors).

    27. And because there is no pairing quite like books and cats (at least IMO), this pin set will make for the cutest gift they've ever received. CATS JUST CHILLING ON TOP OF BOOKS! Need I say more?

    cats on top of books pins

    Get them from ModCloth for $20.

    28. A pack of tea bags with literary quotes from all over the world for the best drink to accompany their reading sesh.

    the container of the bag of novel teas showing some of the tea bags with their quotes

    Promising review: "I got this for my mother, who loves her morning cup of tea. She really enjoyed both the tea (which she said was excellent), and reading the sayings. In fact, the last time I visited, she showed me several of the sayings she had saved!" —Cheryl D. Holton

    Get a pack of 25 tea bags from Amazon for $13.50.

    29. A literary scarf to get the trendiest book-lover you know. They're gonna be very excited to accessorize their outfits with passages from their favorite classics.


    Promising review: "Such a cute, unique scarf! My friend absolutely LOVES Jane Austen and is moving to NYC next year. This was the perfect, stylish gift for her and quite the conversation piece. We had never seen anything like it before. The material is really soft and feels very high quality. Looks and feels luxurious!" —Sillypigeon

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $48 (available in four options).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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