Finding the best gift for a book lover can be tricky. A good book may be the safest choice, but there is always a chance that well-read person in your life may have already read it. If you do not want to ruin the surprise, ditch book gift idea and go for any of these:
1. Framed art prints
A framed literature-themed art print or poster featuring a famous writer’s quote makes a great addition to a bookworm’s room or reading nook.
2. Book-themed scented candles
Most, if not all, avid readers love the smell of books. Thankfully, there is a growing selection of literary candles out there with scents reminiscent of old books and libraries.
3. Quirky and unique bookends
The bibliophile in your life will never have enough books. So you cannot go wrong with beautiful, quirky, or uniquely designed bookends. From superhero-themed bookends to funny designs, you can take you pick from a wide array of interesting bookends that will make a bookworm happy.
4. Not your ordinary bookmarks
If in need of a bookmark, a lot of book lovers out there can use just about anything they can get their hands on. And you will not catch most of them making dog ears on their beloved books. You cannot go wrong with a bookmark that meets both aesthetics and practicality.
5. Literary tea blends
The Literary Tea Collection by First Edition Tea Co. offers a selection of tea blends like Alice in Wonderland, Jane Eyre, Sherlock Holmes, Pride and Prejudice, and The Great Gatsby. You can also check out the organic teas and book-themed tins at NovelTeas.
6. Personal library kit
The Knock Knock® Personal Library Kit is something for every bibliophile who does not want to lose any of his or her precious collection.
7. Bookish coffee mugs
Who can say no to a coffee mug that reflects a bookworm’s passion for literature? And the great thing picking a literary mug is that there are plenty of designs and options you can choose from.