38 Gifts For Book Lovers

First published at LiberalAmerica.org

It’s not easy to shop for bibliophiles. On the one hand, this should be a no-brainer. Book lovers love books. All books. Any books. But what if you don’t want to buy them books? Or what if you don’t have any clue what they’ve read or haven’t read, or even what they like to read?

Never fear! There are lots of really cool gifts on the web for book lovers. Here are just a few. Hint to my kids: anything on this list.

1.Adjustable Tablet Stand

2. The Fault in Our Stars Necklaces


3.Bedside Book Hook


4.So Little Time Bookends


5.Female Authors Umbrella


6.Sylvia Plath Earrings


7.Instant Dictionary


8. The Bell Jar Inspired I Am. I Am. I Am. Necklace

9.The Time Traveler’s Wife Full Text Poster

10. Map of Middle Earth Dress (or leggings!)


11. Literary Temporary Tattoos


12. Bookshelf Necklace


13. Hogwarts Alumni Crop Top


14. Literary San Francisco Puzzle


15. Book-Rest Light


16. Jilted Literary Lover Matches


17. Cast-Iron Hand Sculpture



18. Bibliophile Soy Candles


19. Slaughterhouse Five So It Goes? Necklace


20. Zipper Bookmark


21. Le Petit Prince Shirt (they have it in all sizes)

22. Page-Turning Bookmark


23.Library Card Tote


24. Book Rest Toilet Paper Holder


25. Edgar Allen Poe-ka Dot Phone Case


26. Book Pillow


27. Book Bath Caddy

28. Banned Book Socks



29. Dinner with Mr. Darcy — Recipes inspired by the novels of Jane Austen

30.  Old Book Scented Candle (or new book scented!)

31. Great First Lines of Literature Mug

32. East Egg and West Egg Necklaces Set (great for BFFs)

33. Library Stamp Men’s T-shirt (for women, too)

34. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy T-shirt (and nearly any other literary t-shirt you’re looking for)

35.  Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist — Awesome cocktail recipes with names that are literary puns!

36. Personal Library Kit — with self-adhesive pockets and checkout cards, date stamp, and inkpad

37. Novel Teas — 25 teabags individually tagged with literary quotes

38. Kurt Vonnegut “So It Goes” Mug