I've been asked many times 'what should I buy my friend for her birthday'? She loves books, but I want to give her something a little bit different.
I completely understand, so here are my top 10 gifts for book lovers (apart from buying a book):
1. The Book Lover's Journal (Reading Journal, Book Journal, Organizer)
Book lovers! Here is the reading journal you've always wanted. At last, a place to record the books you've read!
This sleek journal provides plenty of room to record details of your reading experiences.
It also provides space to jot down titles you'd like to read next.
Includes pages to list books borrowed, lent, or given (even a place to list books you'd like to give), your book sources, and book group contact information.
Also includes lists of acclaimed authors and titles to inspire future reading choices and a section
2. Knock Knock Personal Library Kit
For a bibliophile, there's no greater pleasure than sharing beloved books, but no crueler pain than losing them for good-until the Personal Library Kit
Revive old-fashioned library circulation techniques for fun and book retention with our classic bestseller
The perfect gift for the generous reader
Even better looking
6 x 7.5 x 1.25 inches; 20 self-adhesive pockets and checkout cards; date stamp and inkpad; pencil
3. Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist
"A gem." -BuzzFeed
Even if you don't have a B.A. in English, tonight you're gonna drink like you do!
From barflies to book clubs, Tequila Mockingbird is the world's bestselling cocktail book for the literary obsessed. Featuring 65 delicious drink recipes paired with wry commentary on history's most beloved novels, Tequila Mockingbird also includes bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout. Drinks include:
The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose
The Last of the Mojitos
Love in the Time of Kahlua
Romeo and Julep
A Rum of One's Own
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margarita
Vermouth the Bell Tolls
2013 Goodreads Choice Award (Food & Cookbooks)
Entertainment Weekly Great Gifts for Book Lovers
BookPage Best of 2013
4. Comical Shirt Ladies Book Nerd Funny Tee Geek Gift Hoodie Shirt
50% polyester/25% cotton/25% rayon
Ladies Hooded Long Sleeve Tri-Blend Tee Shirt DM139L
50/25/25 polyester/ring spun combed cotton/rayon
Split v-neck with raw edge
5. Etwoa's Bookshelf Black Infinity Scarf Circle Scarf Loop Scarf
100% Chiffon / The fabric is thin, soft and light weight.
Sewn in a Double Layer with no open seams or raw edges.
It's a great way to casually & easily accessorize an outfit.
This scarf could be worn around the neck in one long circle or wrapped twice.
Length: approx. 85 cm / 33" (66" in circumference)
Width: approx. 30 cm / 12" (24" in circumference)
6. Book Light for Reading in Bed at Night. Small LED Clip On Battery Powered Reading Light & Book Mark.
DESIGNED IN THE USA & PERFECT FOR READING in bed at night, on the couch or in the car - This ultra-bright small LED Clip On Book light stops you from straining your eyes or disturbing others.
👍 EASY TO USE – Doubles as a book mark! Use it right out of the box. Clip it on. Turn it on and you're ready to go. Attach to the back cover on books of all shapes and sizes. Flexible neck allows you to adjust the reading angle for maximum comfort. Comes complete with 2 x CR2016 batteries already installed; making it the perfect bookworm accessory.
🎈ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT- At only 0.63 ounces this weighs the equivalent to a tablespoon of sugar. Great for travel, camping or reading on long journeys. Fits right in your pocket. Take it with you anywhere you go.
🎁 GIFT OF THE YEAR. The Giftware Association chose this battery powered reading light as one of it's most the innovative and exciting gifts, making it the perfect Christmas stocking stuffer and Secret Santa present.
💰 100% 90 DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE ONLY WHEN YOU BUY DIRECT FROM GIFTS FOR BOOK LOVERS! – We guarantee this high quality premium product is the BEST on the market.
7. Books Travel Mug - 17 Ounce Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel
Premium Quality Double Wall Vacuum Sealed Stainless Steel : 17 Ounce Capacity
Hot or cold for up to 12 Hours
BPA Free & PROP 65 Compliant
Vacuum Sealed Stainless Steel, Dishwasher Safe
Printed using 100% solar energy
8. Other-Wordly: words both strange and lovely from around the world
Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor. Learn terms for the sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees, for dancing awkwardly but with relish, and for the look shared by two people who each wish the other would speak first. Other-Wordly is an irresistible gift for lovers of words and those lost for words alike.
9. Wooden Jewelry Box
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE - Beautiful Laser Cut and Handmade Wooden Jewelry Box, Wooden Bookcase Book Box. Made of Seasoned Linden Wood From the Carpathian Mountains in Ukraine
This wooden jewelry box is formed as a book and decorated with a magnificent floral pattern and an ornament made by woodcutting.
The binding of the book slides to reveal a removable panel allowing access to the box compartment.
Size: Length- 5.6 inch, Width- 4.5 inch, Height- 1.4 inch
ECO FRIENDLY Wooden Jewelry Box
10. Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers
The "Punderful card game [that] will replace Cards Against Humanity at your next party" (Mashable.com)--from the daughter-father duo that created Brooklyn's beloved live pun competition.
One part game, one part conversation starter, you don't need to be a pun master to master Punderdome: the goal is to make bad jokes and have fun along the way.