33 Bookish Gifts for Every Reader on Your Holiday List

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Bookworms are the easiest people in the world to shop for. You always know giving them a book or gift card to their favorite indie bookshop will be a hit, but it’s also true that any present that celebrates their love of books will make them happy. Here we’ve rounded up gift ideas to ensure all your bookworm’s holiday wishes come true!

A book sleeve is the perfect gift for any reader who is traveling during the holiday season and wants to keep their books or e-reader cozy and safe.

Help the bookworm in your life pick their next read with these TBR cards—each comes with a prompt they can match to a book.

Deck the halls with bookish garland this year!

For the bookish Barbie in your life: a magnetic bookmark featuring their favorite genre.

Whether they’re curled up with their e-reader or on the run listening to an audiobook, readers need to stay hydrated and this tumbler will help them do just that.

The bookish Swiftie in your life can store friendship bracelets, books, and more in this album-inspired tote. Add in this book lover sticker to give them another surprise!

This little cat sticker is perfect for anyone who blows past their reading budget every month.

Say “Merry Bookmas” to your favorite reader by gifting them this adorable sweatshirt.

If you can’t give an entire bookstore, this ornament is the next best thing.

For the reader with a green thumb, this book stack planter combines their two favorite things.

If your reader prefers receiving flowers instead of tending to them, this book-shaped vase will look stunning on their shelves and pairs perfectly with a fresh bouquet.

Two lights are better than one! This double-headed book light will keep both pages of an open book well-lit for late-night reading.

Speaking of late-night reading, this stunning lamp is perfect for the bedside table of a sleep-deprived bookworm.

Every reader needs this sign for their door.

This hair clip lets you show off your love of books everywhere you go.

What’s better than one library? A miniature one that can be displayed on a bookshelf!

Crafty readers who enjoy listening to audiobooks can press play on their latest listen while they work on this embroidery kit.

Not only is this candle ideal for winter, but the crackling of the wood wick as it burns will perfectly capture the sound of actually reading by the fireside.

These customizable earrings are a cool way to carry your favorite book with you wherever you go.

There is nothing better than curling up under a blanket to read, and this dark academia bookshelf throw is ideal for readers with a moody aesthetic.

There’s nothing scarier than losing your place in a book, and this bookmark will ensure that your favorite mystery and thriller reader will never suffer such a fright.

Custom gifts always stand out, and this book spine art that can be personalized with a reader’s favorite books is sure to be a hit.

Romance readers will get a great laugh out of this naughty list sweatshirt.

If your bookworm enjoys coffee dates at Luke’s diner and decorating their e-reader with stickers, they’ll want this Gilmore Girls winter carnival ticket sticker. This Stars Hollow sweatshirt featuring a book stack would likely also be appreciated!

Pair this shimmering iridescent-patterned mug with some coffee, tea, or hot cocoa to help set the mood for a cozy night in with a book.

Fantasy readers can protect their books with this magical book sleeve (no spellwork required!).

A vintage-style book stamp is a stunning and easy way to keep track of books if you and your reader share shelf space.

Winter always brings thoughts of Narnia, making this blanket the perfect gift for any reader who longs to escape through a wardrobe and into a magical realm.

This gingerbread bookstore sticker is the sweetest item on this list!

The design on this book embosser is simply enchanting.

Your reader can show off their bookish pride all winter long with this sweatshirt.

Whether your reader’s drink of choice is iced coffee, Diet Coke, or water, they’ll love drinking it from this adorable bookish glass.

This habit tracker bookmark is an excellent way to start the new year off right with an easy way to mark off annual goals.

Which of these would you like to be given this holiday season?

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Kelly Gallucci

Kelly Gallucci is the Executive Editor of We Are Bookish, where she oversees the editorial content, offers book recommendations, and interviews authors and NetGalley members. When she's not working, Kelly can be found color coordinating her bookshelves, eating Chipotle, and watching way too many baking shows.

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