23 Simple Yet Unique Best Gift Ideas For Book Lovers
Book lovers are unique. They have a wonderful world to themselves where dragons, magical spells, wizards, lost lands of wonders and fantasies are real! It doesn’t always have to be magic & fantasy, but can be any genre; a book addict can be seen latched up to their favorite book at any time of the day or hour.
In case you are wondering how to impress a certified bookaholic, here are few incredible best gifts for book lovers. Check it out.
1.Collectible Special Editions
If there is one collectible that a book lover adorns much is the book edition. There are very unique and wonderful editions available that celebrates the books and authors. You have Special editions, Anniversary editions, house editions (in case of very own Harry Potter), facsimile editions, film tie-in editions, vintage, leather bound, cloth bound editions, illustrated editions, very rare front cover editions, covers designed by authors themselves, the very first printed edition and the list goes on. Definitely try gifting a book lover with this gift idea and they will be head over heels. Before buying the collectible special editions make sure that he/she loves the book genre or author.
Nothing beats the joy of a book and a cup of coffee or tea to a book lover. Warm mug of their favorite brew, a book and cozy space is what heaven means to a bookaholic. No wonder, the tea and coffee tins even comes out like a book front cover, so it’s a definite gifting idea to consider. You might be aware of their preference for coffee or tea. Gift them a different blend than their usual or with unique flavors neatly wrapped along with coffee mug and a book. The end result will definitely be lots of hugs!
3.Minimalistic Wall Posters
Get to know what ticks them when it comes to their all time favorite books or bookish characters. Gift them a wall poster or more like a minimalistic wall posters of their favorite characters, the book title, book covers, and things related to the books. Minimalistic ideas will be more like a personal touch to them. You can consider about designing a wall poster of the front cover of their one most favorite book, frame them and give them.
4.Fan Art/Art Prints
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This is one crazy idea. You can see lots of independent artists, those who do fan arts, street artists, caricature artists, pencil sketching artists, calligraphy artists, those who do art prints and stuffs. You can approach them to get an art work related to favorite books, book characters and stuffs. Wrap them, gift them and without a doubt will light them up. It’s one of the unique gift ideas for book lovers.
The bookmarks now became a collectible by every bookaholic. You can definitely see a book lover with big stash of bookmarks. Bookmarks comes in artistic, minimalistic, with quirky attachments, fairy tale bookmarks, scented, with book front cover printed, with bookish quotes, with characters , different shapes, clip-on type, it simply goes on. Collect few nice ones and gift them. It’s a simple yet unique best gifts for book lovers.
6.Bookish Candles/ Scented Candles
The bookish candles are becoming a fancy obsession among book lovers. The candles are scented based on book characters and based on books. Gift them a bookish candle that smells wonderful or scent that is based on the book.
7.Fancy Design Book Ends
8.Book Scented Perfumes
You might wonder what does a perfume got to do with book lover. It has many things to do. Once you got smell these perfumes, you might remember the journey to your favorite library or old bookstore. Yes, it gives the fragrance of pages of the old books.Some of the book scented perfume are Demeter Cologne Spray, book, paper. Forget the occasion and weather condition, whatever it maybe, gifting this best book scented perfume or cologne will win their heart.
9.Book Signed By Author
If you could get your hands on book signed by the author or you could go extra mile to get a signed copy of their favorite upcoming book. It’s a good idea. Get a sign from their favorite author though!. It’s one of the best gifts for readers. One caution! Getting a sign from someone they hate or unknown would not be a good idea.You can collect the signed books easily by visiting the abebooks.com.
10.Out-of-Print Books/ Antique/Old books
The other day at a book fair, I found an old Out-of-Print vintage book of Sexton Blake library – the detective story magazine that belonged to 1924 edition and I immediately bought it. If you could get hands on any of these old stuffs and it doesn’t always have to be their favorite book, don’t hesitate to buy and gift. They will love and cherish it. If you do not know which books are antique or out of print, get help from someone who knows the books well. Never miss to give such best gifts for book lovers. You can buy the book online or offline. Even though these books are old, the book lover knows the value.Amazon’s bookfinder is the world’s largest e-bookstore that has all the out of print books or antique books.
It’s a nice and thoughtful gift. Your bookaholic person will enjoy reading their book when having a relaxed warm bath with a glass of wine.
12.Book Subscription Boxes
The book subscription boxes will be definite things on the list of things ‘to do’ by book lovers. Gift them a coupon for a book subscription box for a month or two or according to your wish. The book subscription can be chosen even according to any genres. They will definitely like it. Monthly subscription box starts at $10.
13.Journaling/Stationery Kits- Pen
A nice journaling or stationery kit will immediately perk them up. You can even gift them customized set based on bookish characters or famous books. For example if you want to find the Star Wars oriented journaling kit, in search box “star wars journal” or anything oriented.
14.Bookish Throw Blankets/Duvet
Gifting them a bookish throw blanket/duvet is a simple and yet unique gifting idea for bookworms. These blankets contain quotes from thousands of popular books from the world. Apart from the quotes, you can also choose it based on the character of your choice.
It’s something of a collective you can do it yourself. Get a nice cardboard box or tin or any kinds you wish. Fill them up with goodies related to books like Book pins, funko pops of famous characters, Phone case with any of their favorite book quote or character, pair of socks that are bookish related, bookish charms, bookish related shot glasses, small wall arts related to books, a scented candle, a bookish tote, few bookmarks and stuffs. Don’t you think these will make the best gifts for book lovers ? Gift wrap them yourself with paper that has bookish related images or quotes on it and give them.
The book lovers lovingly call them Bleeve ! They are a fantastic accessory to hold the book on the go without damaging the book. The Book Sleeves comes in attractive designs, vintage looks, quirky designs, like a book front cover, with book quotes, cool art prints, bookish characters and everything related to books. You can also find book sleeves inspired by Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Sherlock Holmes, from classic literature till now and it just keeps getting better and better. A book lover can’t get enough of how much ever book sleeves they get. Do gift them.
17.Bookish Kindle Case
The bookaholic person you know is into kindle or e-books, then don’t worry. Kindle cases will come to your rescue. You can find lots of amazing kindle cases which has cool prints, artworks, funky designs. You can customize according to your wish. You can find handmade kindle cases, case that looks exactly like a book, kindle case that look and feel like classic books, fancy covers and lots. Definitely try this book related gift ideas for book lovers.
18.Tea Coasters Inspired By Books
The tea coasters are something simple yet a unique gifting idea for book lovers. They come with art prints and works related to books, comes with funny lines and quotes inspired from famous books. You can also customize them according to the book preference. You can consider this simple idea for sure.
The word means ‘a person who reads in bed’. Every book lover is definitely a Librocubicularist. There are lots of minimalistic art works, t-shirt, coffee mugs, wall posters and art prints that are designed with the word Librocubicularist. You should definitely give them as a gift.
20.Bookish MacBook Pro Case/Laptop Stickers
You have the option to customize the MacBook Pro case according to the likes of book nerds. The cases are available exactly like a book’s front and back cover, famous characters from books, quotes, art prints, symbols that comes in book, the option just goes on. Try them. You can gift the case along with laptop stickers that are bookish related.
21.From the House of MINALIMA
In case you are wondering what MINALIMA means is it’s a portmanteau of Miraphora Mina & Eduardo Lima, the graphic designers behind the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts movie. A hard core Potter head will know how much the House of Minalima means to them. Try to get goodies from their online store and gift them or if you are in London, you can take your bibliophile with you to the House of Minalima in 26 Greek St, London. The House of Minalima have done amazing designs, artistic cut paper works, enchanting illustrations and quirky art works to the classics like Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, The Jungle Book, Peter Pan, The Secret Garden. Gift them any of the above must-have classic book designed by Minalima house and surely, they will be more than impressed.
22.221b Baker Street
Irrespective of genres, every bookaholic to even ‘non book person’ loves 221b baker street boys, who are none other than the invincible Sherlock Holmes and Watson. Gift them anything related to the 221b. You can give them vintage print of the 221b, quotes by Sherlock, soy candles inspired by the vintage Sherlock Holmes, minimalistic art works, t-shirts, coffee mugs and the like. We can never forget how Benedict Cumberbatch took Sherlock Holmes by storm. Get them gifts inspired by modern Sherlock. I received an ‘I AM SHERLOCKED’ coffee mug and I-Phone case and guess what, it became my new favorite. These are wonderful gift ideas for person who loves books.
You can find pillows, hoods, t-shirts, tights, scarf’s that are totally bookish. There are bracelet charms, wine glass charms related to books. There is option to customize the quilts related to bookish quotes, front cover of books, book titles. You can try these book gifts and They will enjoy it !
It can be anyone, your girlfriend, your boyfriend or the one you love, someone you like or know for long, your family or friends, If you find an ardent bookaholic in them then try any of the above gift ideas that are really awesome. These ideas don’t take up much of your wallet but yet they take up a huge gesture of love from their heart. Go on and try these best gifts for book lovers.