As the nights are getting colder, there is nothing better than curling up on the sofa with hot chocolate, gingerbread or a mince pie, and with a good book to transport us away into another world. It is what every book lover wants to do during the winter season. Christmas is also not far away, so what do you get the book lover in your life other than more books?
Gifts can be difficult to decide on for anyone, so here in our gift guide are some amazing ideas of book related gifts to give your bookworm this Christmas that they can enjoy long after they finish the books.
Love the smell of old books?
Then why not look into Paddywax candles Library collection. Each candle is specifically designed for the bibliophiles out there, with a mixture of notes that will transport you to a classic reading room, and into the pages of old classics. The front of each frosted glass tumbler features a quote from some of the world’s greatest literary greats – such as Mark twain, Oscar Wilde, and Jane Austen – while the gift box is decorated with their picture, and an information sheet.
Always sharing books?
Does your bookworm love to share their books with others when they find a good read, but not willing to let go forever? Then get them this Personal Library Kit from Wordery.co.uk. reviving the old fashioned library ticketing system, this kit provides everything needs to start their own lending library, keeping track of who has which book and when it was loaned.
Need something to carry all those books in?
Tote bags are brilliant inventions not only for carrying shopping but also for making a statement, and what better statement to make then sharing a favourite author quote, or graphic. The Literary Gift company has some eye catching designs, from hand drawn images of classic literary greats to friendly notices to let the individual read in peace. There is a design for everyone, which would you like?
How about a piece of jewellery?
There are some spell bounding jewellery ideas on NotOhTheHighStreet.com and Etsy.com. From ‘Just one more chapter’ enamel pins to beautifully crafted Alive in Wonderland friendship bracelets. There are collections of cuff links that take inspiration from classics such as Tolkein, poet John Milton and Oscar Wilde. All handmade and presented on postcards with a printed quote and beautifully gift wrapped.
A new book with accessory
Protect their, or your, favourite book with our very own Buddle bundle. The beautifully handmade padded book cover bears the trademark red heart from the Unravelled book, and comes with a copy of the book as well to enjoy. Specially created for this book, it can also be used with other favourites to keep them safe in the bottom of tote bags, suitcases and in the car while out and about. Unravelled is the perfect book for avid readers, knitting devotees, rom-com lovers and craft enthusiasts alike. Written by Briony Marshall, this debut novel is definitely one to read.
What is great, is that the bundle comes with a FREE Knitting pattern!
So think outside the (book) box this Christmas, and find a unique present for the bookworm in your life!