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2017 Literary Gift Guide: 40 of the Best Non-Book Gifts for Book Lovers

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It’s usually pretty easy to holiday shop for an avid reader – just get them books, of course! But this year, why not try something a little outside the box? While we always appreciate a great new read, there are tons of other book-themed presents that we would be more than happy to unwrap this season. Here are 40 clever and eclectic literary-themed gift ideas that are guaranteed to please the most voracious readers in your life: Library Card Socks Cute and practical, book lovers will instantly fall for these iconic library card socks. Tentacle Bookends Usually pirate ship attacks happen inside the pages of a book, though clearly not in the case of these clever bookends by Knob Creek…

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DIY jewelry heaven hides in craft stores and tag sales

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Here at BookTrib we’re all about taking the reins and making it happen. So when we hear “DIY” we come running. Combine that with my favorite accessory, jewelry, and you have a match made in DIY heaven. With all of the ideas floating around in our heads, often times we’re not really sure which project to jump on first. Bracelets? Earrings? A necklace? Oh my! Whatever poison you pick, these projects are always easier with a little help from a friend. In our case, we turn to our tried-and-true BFF: books! As of late I’ve had my nose stuck in Nancy Soriano’s latest gem (pun intended!), The Jewelry Recipe Book (Artisan, 2015) and I’m well on my way to a…

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