30 Great Gifts for Book Lovers & Creative Minds In Your Life
Books have the power to transport a reader’s mind to distant, magical worlds completely unlike our own. And while half the fun of books is the freedom to recreate the protagonist’s journey in our own minds, every book lover knows that the right gifts can make a fictional world feel just a little more real. These days, a story’s journey no longer has to end on the final page. By taking the time to consider the best gifts for book lovers and creative minds in your life, you give them the greatest joys in the world: freedom, adventure, courage, and hope. Feeling overwhelmed on your gift hunt? Rest assured, the first page of your search starts here.
Best Gifts for Book Lovers
Book Design Tissue Dispenser Box
A book lover appreciates a novel not just for its story, but for its elegant look and refined aesthetic as well. The napkin holder incorporates the gorgeous look of a stack of old books into a new, modern accessory that will fit right into your book lover’s home. Inside the hollow body of this short stack of books, your loved one can store a standard box of tissues out of sight and out of mind, ensuring a room that is cohesive in its old-fashioned, academic charm.
Kindle Voyage Leather Origami Case
Digital ebooks get a bad rap, but a real book lover knows that a good story can be enjoyed through any medium. Reading off a Kindle can be awkward at times, though, forcing readers to continuously support their device in an unnatural posture for hours on end. The origami case is a gift that can free up their hands without disrupting their reading experience: the versatile case, with defined folds already distinguished upon arrival, can be contorted to lie flat or to stand upright to a book lover’s desire. Enjoy reading story after story with a comfortable cover designed for the reader in all of us.
Literary Quotes Art Print
A book lover will live a thousand lives through the novels that they read, but the most important story they’ll ever experience is their own. This beautiful art print, complete with simple imagery and an inspirational quote worth sharing, reminds your reader of the gift their own existence truly is. While not every chapter of their story might feel worth telling, recalling that it’s just part of a larger, more incredible story is a powerful sentiment that will motivate your reader to act every time they view the powerful literary print.
Paddywax Library Scented Candle
Your reader might think they know the literary giants from cover to cover, but there’s a new way to experience the greatest authors of all time. Through the scents of black raspberry, nectarine, and cinnamon, your book lover can experience the emotion of John Steinbeck like never before. A candle concocted in honor of the great author himself, this gift is the ideal accompaniment to a rainy evening before the fire, a wool blanket over your reader’s shoulders, a worn copy of “Of Mice and Men” just opened to the very first page in their hands.
The Original Mighty Bright Book Light
For the compulsive book lover that can’t put a novel down until the final page, long nights reading with a flashlight in hand are not uncommon. With a warm reading light, you can make those late nights curled up under the blankets a little more comfortable for your favorite book lover. By clipping directly onto the book of the day, it is not only ideally located to illuminate the entire page – it also holds the book open to the current page, preventing your reader from losing their spot. The rechargeable light will get your reader through every “1 more chapter” from dusk until dawn, ensuring that no matter the hour, the story will always go on.
There’s not always time to sit down and focus on a good book, but odds are your avid book lover has plenty of time in the day to listen to one. An Audible membership offers readers access to thousands of audiobooks and podcasts that they can enjoy on long commutes, while running errands, or during leisurely evenings in the bath, making time for even the busiest book lover to catch up on their favorite series. Audible makes reading accessible to all, and with their exclusive discounts and free audiobooks gifted each month, members will be able to discover new, inspiring tales without ever turning a page.
Aquala Bathtub Caddy
Soaking in the tub with a good book is a relaxing experience comparable to none – until you drop your book, that is. The bathtub caddy is a gift for the clumsy book lovers in your life, ensuring that their own butterfingers never result in another ruined novel after a bath gone wrong. The integrated stand provides a convenient space where readers can prop up their novels as they soak, eliminating spills and maximizing their comfort. Extendable arms make the caddy a suitable gift for almost any reader’s bathroom, allowing for a precise fit that won’t slip or slide as your loved one relaxes.
Magnifying Glass with Light
Reading is an important part of your book lover’s life, so don’t let diminishing eyesight bring an end to their favorite escape. This adjustable magnifying glass is designed for the reader with limited vision, gifting them a new perspective on those texts filled with minuscule, indecipherable text. Boasting up to 25x magnification and integrated lighting that puts a book in the spotlight, your loved one will be able to read all of their beloved texts without frustration or eye strain. Eyesight might go, but a love for reading is forever, so make sure your book lover never has to put their passion on the shelf with a magnifying glass.
Portable Reading Stand
Referencing a book while you work can be a pain – after all, a desk is only so big, and holding open a reference text with one hand while you write with the other is uncomfortable at best. This book stand gifts your academic book lovers with the extra support to reference their texts without disruption. By adjusting the stand up to 180-degrees, your scholar can hold documents and books in place and at a comfortable angle for quick referencing, freeing up their hands and their desk space for the real work ahead of them.
William Shakespeare is a writer book lovers continue to flock to after all this time, and it’s no surprise why. With works that remain witty, insightful, and very much relevant, Shakespeare is a figure your reader will be happy to memorialize in their own home library. At 20-inches tall, this Shakespeare statue is just the right-sized gift to adorn a bookshelf or a study, marking your book lover as a reader of culture and taste. And how else would house guests know they’re dignified without the somber gaze of the statue to back them up?
Unicorns i-Clips Page Markers
There’s little as frustrating to a book lover than flipping through a favorite story unable to locate that one iconic quote. i-Clips ensures that no passage ever gets lost amid the pages again. With a gift set of 8 magnetic markers, each decorated with a sweet, magical design, book lovers can keep track of all the significant lines that mean the most to them and still have a marker or two to spare. For those fascinated by literary analysis – or just fed up with losing their place – these page markers are a gift that isn’t going anywhere.
Pandapark Wood Bookends
An organized, fully-stocked home library is the pride and joy of every book lover. And bookends allow a reader to maintain perfect order in their home collection, impressing friends and family while gifting peace of mind to the literary obsessed. This pair of black walnut bookends make for a particularly stylish finish to your book lover’s home, with rounded corners and deep, dark wood adding an air of modern refinement to every collection of classics.
Yogibo Support Reading Pillow
Sitting in bed with a book in your lap – what could be better? Well, your book lover is about to find out! With the gift of a reading pillow to support them throughout every reading session, a book lover can discover just how comfortable their hobby can be. The u-shaped reading pillow provides ergonomic support to the back and the arms as your book lover enjoys their latest read, resulting in longer reading sessions with less pain and discomfort along the way. Uniquely shaped to conform to the human body, your reader can enjoy the comfort of a present designed specifically for a more relaxing lounging experience.
UGG Whitecap Plush Flannel
Whether or not your book lover was ever a fan of the iconic boots, they certainly can’t deny the softness of a UGG. The UGG blanket capitalizes on the luxurious softness of the plush lining, but in this gift re-imagines it as the warm embrace of an impossibly soft blanket. From the embrace of a soft blanket, your reader can find a safe, secure world from which they can enjoy every adventure without ever needing to leave their home. The oversized form of this cozy gift is ideal for those homebodies that most appreciate the chance to stay in with a good book, wrapped up in a blanket of pure UGG softness.
Quinton Point Bookcase
Your book lover doesn’t have to choose between showing off their vast collections and protecting them from the world – through the gorgeous glass doors of a Quinton point bookcase, getting the best of both isn’t such a compromise! Quality cherry wood adds a warm, cozy touch to every book lover’s home, making it the ideal gift for those that would prefer to stay in and read through the day (and sometimes, the night as well). With 4 sizable shelves to fill, this bookcase should accommodate your readers’ collections – or, at the very least, a selection of greatest hits worth sharing with friends and family.
LED Real Wood Book Lamp
A comfortable reading nook must be cozy, soft, and most importantly, well-lit for late-night storytelling. Wherever your reader may go, Bokehtti is a powerful LED designed to travel with them. When folded into its compact form, the Bokehtti light resembles a book itself, bearing a sturdy cover that ensures safe travel.
Open it up though, and the pages of this bright book exude a warm golden light or a cool white light that illuminates up to 360-degrees. Thanks to a lithium battery that survives up to 6-hours without a charge and a practically sized 6.6-inch by 8.5-inch cover, the Bokehtti will travel as far as it’s needed in order to brighten up any book – granted, of course, that your reader should remember to “turn on the light.” For the book lover on the go, the Bokehtti is truly one bright gift idea.
ThinOptics Universal Pod Reading Glasses
Reading is, for many book lovers, a form of comfort and relaxation. No reader’s favorite hobby should ever be a cause for pain; unfortunately, for many literate legacies, ill-fitting reading glasses are doing just that. ThinOptics is the innovative solution to the dreaded headache too many readers instigate: thin, portable, shatterproof lenses expertly engineered to fit your unique face shape.
Made with strong, elastic high-grade polycarbonate and stored in a slim ThinOptics pod, these enduring lenses are made to last. Meanwhile, a secure nose that fits as high or as low on the face as desired is a long-overdue sight for sore eyes, promising a comfortable, secure fit for all. If your reader has been avoiding the books as a result of poor-quality reading glasses, this gift is the one to reignite their love for the written word all over again.
Knock Knock Original Personal Library Kit
As fun as it is to read a thrilling novel, it’s even more exciting to share that novel with a friend or loved one. Books are made to be shared – humans, though, are not all made to be reliable borrowers. No doubt your book lover has a companion with a few borrowed books that are long overdue; that’s why they need the Knock Knock library kit.
A classic set of key cards, bookplates, and an unmistakable date stamp, this gift set provides your reader with all the supplies they require to monitor their personal home library and keep track of borrowed books. The Knock Knock library kit will not only help your book fiend keep their home library fully stocked and sorted, but also complete the look of their vintage bookstore with these picture-perfect librarian accessories.
LightWedge Rechargeable LED Book Light
Every book fan has been up late into the night, telling themselves they have time for just one more chapter; it’s a time-honored tradition and one that should be respected. But as the sun sets and darkness descends, reading becomes an impossible task – unless your reader has a suitable light on hand. The ultra-thin light is an innovative designed for one purpose only: lighting up your book so that, no matter how late it might get, you can carry on with your literary journey.
Lightweight and featuring 2 brightness settings, it strains neither your reader’s eye nor arms, and with its rechargeable battery, late-night page-turning never has to come to an end. If you know a reader who simply can’t stand to put down a book before reaching the gripping finale, then you know a reader who needs the gift of a LightWedge immediately.
The form of a book is iconic. So iconic, in fact, that now your book lover can replicate the feel of flipping through a book when they set up their newest piece of furniture. Bookniture, much like the Bokehtti, integrates the accordion-esque folding book design to create furniture that is portable and space-efficient. Despite its lightweight materials, Bookniture can hold up to half a ton in weight, making it a possible table, stool or ottoman for your favorite reader. When your reader needs the Bookniture, they can fold out this piece and attach the two-tone felt top; when clean-up time rolls around, they can simply fold it up into classic book shape, making storage and transportation a breeze.
IMAX Convertible Console Table Bookshelf
Great gifts are customizable enough to fit into any recipient’s home. They are also capable of supporting endless books if you happen to be shopping for a book lover. Fortunately, the Table Bookshelf does both in spades. A light 4-pound console table that easily unfolds into a 4-shelf bookcase, the Table Bookshelf allows your reader to set up this unique piece however best fits their space. Despite how light and maneuverable the piece is, the Table Bookshelf is an incredibly strong bookshelf, crafted by hand out of premium iron and tough fir wood. The Table Bookshelf is a gorgeous piece that is designed to accommodate rooms of any size and style, regardless of the space your reader is currently working with.
ArtsOnDesk Modern Art Paperweight
A dedicated reader deserves an elegant dedicated office. The ArtsOnDesk paperweight makes for a beautiful finish and cool desk accessory to such a reading room. A high-quality steel weight that resembles a twisting cube, this original art piece is sure to catch the eye and start conversations. Despite its small 2-inch by 2-inch size, this cube boasts a large presence that is sure to appeal to refined tastes. For the academic reader with an eye for the artistic, the ArtsOnDesk is a unique, one-of-a-kind gift that you won’t want to “weight” to order. Once your book lover opens the luxury gift box that stores each paperweight, they’ll know the quality of this incredible, artistic wonder.
Handmade Book Page Holder
Not only is this book holder a lifesaver when it comes to reading, but it is also a stunning reading aid that definitely catches the eye. Made from natural walnut and coming in a range of different sizes, this is a unique and special gift for any book lover. Anyone who loves to dive into the pages of a good book will know that reading one-handed can be somewhat of a challenge, but the holder keeps those pages in place whilst leaving one hand free for sipping a cup of tea or nibbling on a snack. What’s more, it is lightweight meaning that it can be easily placed into your bag with your book for reading on the go!
IF Electronic Dictionary Bookmark
When it comes to accessories for the avid reader, it makes sense to deliver an award-winning gift, and that is exactly what you are getting when you buy the IF electronic bookmark. No matter how many books you read, there are always new words to learn and if you are looking to give the book lover in your life the gift of education, this IF bookmark will do this. Simply enter the word and the bookmark will bring up the definition – no more grabbing your smartphone to Google new words whilst reading. If that isn’t enough, the bookmark is lightweight and slim so it can save the page in your favorite book without making it bulky – oh, and did we mention that batteries are included?
Suck UK Bookrest Lamp
Reading always requires good lighting but why not combine this good lighting with a way to save your page? The Suck UK bookmark lamp does exactly that! The house-shaped design gives off a beautiful glow, powered by LED bulbs which really do stand the test of time and when you have finished reading, you can place your book on the top so you can easily pick up where you left off. The lamp is perfectly safe since the LED bulbs will not heat up, eliminating any risk of damage or fire. The compact design fits easily onto any desk, side table, or cabinet, and what’s more, the lamp comes with a range of adapters allowing you to use it in the USA, UK, or even as far as Australia.
Scanmarker OCR Digital Highlighter
Compatible with IOS, Andriod, Windows, and Mac, and coming in a beautiful array of colors, the Scanmarker is certainly a versatile gift for book lovers. Simply scan the text and it will be automatically uploaded to your computer or smartphone – no longer will you have to type out lengthy passages for safe-keeping. Not only this, but the Scanmarker has a retyping rate that is twenty times faster than hand typing making this the ideal gift for students, professionals, or anyone who needs to transcribe from a book to a digital platform. Portable and easy to transport, the Scanmarker uses Bluetooth to seamlessly connect to your device, no matter where you are. If that wasn’t enough, the device works in more than 80 languages!
Mini Wipebook Pro
How many notebooks do you think a book lover gets through in their life? The answer is a lot! So how about giving them the gift of a reusable notebook that, no matter how long they own, keeps on giving? Designed with a stunning and professional looking brown cover, the Wipebook features coated pages and its very own marker so that notes can be kept whilst needed and then erased so that the page can be used once again. Not only is this super-efficient and will save money but by reducing the amount of paper we use, we are helping the planet. In addition to this, the notebook is small in size so it is ideal for taking to the office, to school, or anywhere you might need to make important notes.
Multi-Purpose Folding Book Stand
If you are currently reading lots of books or simply need somewhere to display your favorites, the Camino folding book stand may just be the answer. And if you don’t want to store your books – it doubles as a tablet and laptop stand, making this a multifunctional and versatile gift for any book lover. The folding stand is compact and easy to transport meaning that it can be popped in your bag and taken wherever you need to go. There are 7 different angles at which the stand will sit so no matter whether you are sitting, standing, or hanging from a trapeze – you will still be able to see your book. What’s more, the stand locks into position giving you the confidence that it is always stable.
The new Kindle is not only one of the best ways to read your favorite books but is now fully waterproof – so those bathtime reading sessions needn’t be a worry. The device comes in a choice of four beautiful colors, allowing you to cater to the personality of the book lover. But the most impressive aspect of this device is that the anti-glare technology means that even in the brightest sunlight, your book-loving friend or family member is free to indulge in their passion. The thinnest version of the Kindle so far means that no matter where the book lover goes, they can always have their favorite reads right with them – on the subway, in the park, or waiting to see the doctor, there are no limits.
GC Quill Pen
If someone you know who loves to read has everything to do with books, you may be looking for a unique gift that is sure to be a new addition to their collection and that is where the quill pen makes an entrance. This gorgeous and intricate gift set comes complete with a 20cc bottle of ink as well as a completely unique quill made from owl feathers – each one has its own style and pattern. Quality is key here and the top craftsmanship that has gone into creating these pens is evident, making them a gift that will be treasured for many years to come. The pen also comes with a variety of calligraphy tips made from durable metal giving your book lover the freedom to experiment with a variety of writing styles.