Unique Gifts for Book Lovers (That Aren’t Books)

There are those friends who are impossible to buy for, and then there are book lovers. If you’re familiar with their literary tastes and lounging habits, finding the perfect present is all too easy. Here are some of the best gifts for book lovers that we’re eyeing this gifting season.

Bibliostyle: How We Live at Home with Books

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This new release from interior designer Nina Freudenberger is a gorgeous, giftworthy tome that’s worthy of any book lover’s coffee table. It offers readers a peek into the homes and libraries of prominent authors, artists, and designers, and unequivocally proves that books are what give a room its soul.



Homesick Books Scented Library Candle

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This pick from Homesick Candles should be the new signature scent of book lovers everywhere — it’s a seductive blend of baking-spice and woodsy notes with a subtle vanilla base. With a 60- to 80-hour burn time, this soy wax candle might just outlast that 500-page doorstop that you’re working through!



Royal Craft Wood Luxury Bathtub Caddy Tray

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The greatest gift for the book lover that you can give is quality time for them to relax with their favorite activity. This bamboo-wood tub caddy is equipped with lots of little slots and trays that are meant to strategically hold their tablet, phone, book, or magazine, along with any other relaxation essentials they could possibly want at their fingertips.



Kindle Paperwhite E-reader

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Now they can take their massive library of books with them wherever they go — including the tub! The latest version of the Kindle Paperwhite is the lightest and thinnest model of the best-selling e-reader yet, and is also able to be submerged in up to 2 meters of water. As with previous iterations of the device, it gives users a convenient glare-free reading experience, lasting up to six weeks on a single charge. Its screen is backlit and allows users to adjust the font type, size, and boldness, and it has a high-resolution 300 ppi display, so the words are always crystal clear. The device is available in a standard 8 GB version, or a 32 GB version to hold lots more media.



Mark-My-Time Purple Digital Bookmark and Reading Timer

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For the busy bookworm who wants to reprioritize their reading time, this digital bookmark can help keep them accountable. Though largely used as a device to help kids keep track of their required reading, grown-up users also love the easy interface, distraction-free convenience, and fun colors.