There are those that have an insatiable love for reading that defines who they are. So when it comes time to give them a gift, it makes sense to shower them with “novel” items. There are many makers who have a similar passion for literature and translate it into special gifts for book lovers. From necklaces to tea to cookie cutters, it's easy to celebrate your favorite bookworm with a special present.
We've found a selection of literary gifts that range from quirky-yet-practical to fanciful fun. Some of these products are inspired by classic authors, such as Jane Austen, Shakespeare, and Arthur Conan Doyle. Others make excellent companions to a quiet evening of reading. The glow-in-the-dark bookmark, for instance, helps to record where you left off and is easy to find in dull lighting.
In addition, many of our top picks celebrate books through creative accessories and whimsical fashion. Peg and Awl, for example, produces a unique literary necklace made up of real, hand-bound books with blank pages that the wearer can fill in with their own notes. On the other hand, a pair of library socks can add a subtle bookish reference to any outfit.
Other great literary gift ideas translate a love of books into home decor. A cute and minimalist book shelf sculpture of a family reading makes the ideal addition to any library. Similarly, a ceramic vase in the shape of a beautiful hardcover will surely make mantles stand out.
Below you will find our entire selection of literary gifts which suit birthdays, Christmas presents, and more.
Know a bookworm? These quirky literary gifts are a perfect way to celebrate their love of reading.
Toni Morrison Quote Tote Bag
Miniature Leather Books Necklace
Hamlet Temporary Tattoos
Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails With a Literary Twist
Book Club Kit
Monthly Book Box
Sherlock Holmes Cookie Cutter
Book Shelf Sculpture
The Book Lover's Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature, and the Passages That Feature Them
The Book Lover’s Journal
Old Books Scented Candle
Bibliophile Ceramic Vase
Novel Teas Set
Enamel Pins Set
Bards Dispense Profanity Game
Shakespeare Wooden Rubber Stamp
Library Card Socks
Wooden Folding Book Light
Cactus Metal Bookends
100 Books Scratch Off Poster
Writer Playing Cards
Bookworm Enamel Pin
Vintage Book Planter
Jane Austen Playing Card & Novel Gift Set
Wizard Rolling Pin
Literary Women Puzzle
Women Trailblazers' Page Flags Set
This article has been edited and updated.
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