The Greatest Gifts To Give Book Lovers That Aren’t Books

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Happy holidays! By entering above, one lucky winner will receive a box full of fantastic gifts from wonderful purveyors! We have a bookstore-scented candle from Frostbeard Studio, a tote and gift card from Strand Book Store, a literary mug from The Unemployed Philosophers Guild, author quote cocktail napkins from New York Review Of Books, and a t-shirt with sloth socks from Out of Print. We’re sure you’re going to want many of these items as much as everyone on your shopping list.

We’ve all been there. The rush of holiday shopping is well into full swing and you have multiple friends and family members that are booklovers but you don’t know what they already have, what other people are getting them, or what they would prefer out of their favorite genres and authors without ruining the fun of the surprise.

BookTrib has curated a list of gifts from fantastic bookish vendors featured in our giveaway to that’s sure to have the perfect present for that literary lover in your life.

Both stylish and utilitarian, this book bag will prove to be a favorite essential for any avid reader. Whether for environmentally conscious grocery shopping, or keeping their favorite books with them wherever they go, this roomy bag will keep many valuables near and safe with that zipper closure.
What better way to greet the early morning than with an iconic first line of classic literature? Any lucky readers that receive this mug will enjoy testing themselves to see if they can match the line with the book (every pair can be found on the bottom), and appreciate the brain warm-up before they tackle the rest of the day.
I don’t have children currently, but feel like buying this in advance because I know someday that any baby of mine will DEFINITELY be decked out in this trendy onesie. It’s never too early to impress the coolness of reading on your child, and any parent or soon-to-be parent who feels the same will adore this gift.
This meaningful pendant is definitely a winner for any Walt Whitman fan. This beautiful line of poetry that says “sail thou forth to seek and find” is also perfect for anyone who loves to travel.
Frostbeard offers hand-made candles with enchanting scents that are the next best thing to actually being in a bookstore or reading in a cafe. These scents will transport you and make your whole home smell wonderful.
The holidays and entertaining go hand-in-hand. Add some pizzazz to your party and surprise your guests with fun cocktail napkins with witty quotes from famous authors.
Some of my favorite gifts around Christmas time are fun literary socks. Cozy, personal, and just plain fun to wear, these socks are an affordable and awesome stocking stuffer. Any person who enjoys reading and sloths will love this daily reminder to hang out and read, but for readers with different preferences Out of Print has Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter, and many other options! Each purchase of these socks helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need. It’s for a good cause, go ahead and treat yourself to a pair too.
I have more than a hunch that anyone who grew up reading Nancy Drew novels will fall hard for this 1,000 piece puzzle. Perfect for those winter days stuck inside, this set will provide hours of entertainment.
For the person in your life who maybe enjoys cats and books more than people (who can blame them). Personal and comfy, this gift will be be highly appreciated. More witty and fun literary t-shirts are available from Out of Print.
The Little Thinker dolls are an adorable collection of famous authors and great minds that will brighten any shelf or desk.
S’well water bottles are great because they’re they can keep cold liquids cold for up to 24 hours and hot liquids hot for 12 hours. Fusing a classic book like The Great Gatsby with this sleek bottle creates a winning gift.

Rebecca hails from Connecticut and returns to her home state to pursue her favorite subject of all time, books! She completed her undergraduate education at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island with dual degrees in English Literature and Global Communications. She is the Assistant Editor at BookTrib and looks forward to connecting people with great authors.

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