Gift-picking is complicated. As a gift receiver, one subconsciously is waiting to know whether the other person really understands our preferences. However, gift givers typically undergo a whole lot of panicked quests on the internet or at local shops in order to search for something that screams, “I do know you, and here is the *insert fantastic object* to prove it!”
If you need help brainstorming gift ideas, scroll down and read away! Here are 10 quote-inspired presents for a beloved bookworm in your life.
Perfect for any John Green fanatic. ‘Nuff said.
Here come the waterworks.
There are dozens–if not hundreds–of pieces of jewelry adorned with quotes from The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. All these shiny bits manage to pull one’s heartstrings in the same fashion that the book and its film adaptation succeeded in.
Final last words from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. Some take the ending to have a hopeful note, others take it as the imminent decline of societal values; its interpretation is entirely up to the person who reads the novel.
Coffee Or Tea Mugs:
A direct reference to one of the most tragic yet still hilarious moments in Douglas Adams’ The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, this artfully designed mug will bring a smile to the face of any person who drinks coffee from it in the early morning or for their afternoon tea.
Part of what makes Wuthering Heights a memorable novel relies on Heathcliff and Cathy’s tempestuous, reckless love for one another. This description of Catherine Earnshaw is bound to win the heart of any Wuthering Heights enthusiast.
Coffee and books go together like peanut butter and jelly. So, why not find a mug and customize it with your loved one’s favorite quote? Regardless of whether they enjoy coffee or tea, the quote will be something they appreciate for years to come.
If you know a Harry Potter fan, I am pretty certain they would enjoy this particular bag. It is a simple gift that could even be handcrafted at home as a DIY project if one is on a tight budget. All one needs is the gift-receiver’s favorite Harry Potter quote and a couple of more materials such as markers or fabric decals.
10. Pocket Journal
For the bookworm who loves to take notes as they go through their day. Alternatively, it could also be for the bookworm who does not like to pencil in or highlight books themselves, but who enjoy remembering specific quotes from their reading material.
Did these recommendations help the panic factor in your gift quest? Do tell!
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