It feels like each year finding the perfect gift for friends and loved ones gets harder and harder. Some people are easier to shop for than others, like the person who loves all things beauty or the friend who's always up to date on the latest tech releases.
Others? Not so easy. Like what do you get the person who always has their nose in a book? Luckily for you, you won't have to worry too much anymore. We've found some of the best gifts the book lover in your life is sure to adore (and actually use).
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Best book lover gifts under $10
For readers who like to interact with their books, an endless supply of sticky tabs is the perfect gift. This pack comes with six sets of 1,200 pieces, so they'll never have to worry about running out.
Using a PopSockets PopGrip with your Kindle makes long-term reading much more comfortable. This opal style has almost 20,000 verified five-star ratings on Amazon.
Custom Library Stamp
If they often lend out their books or just like to give their personal collection a unique touch, this library stamp is perfect. Customizable with their name, you can choose between five different designs.
Wildflowers Book Sweatshirt
A book opening up to reveal a bouquet of flowers is a classic print any bibliophile will recognize (and probably loves anyway). It's a staple in the book community and now they can wear it with this cozy crew neck sweatshirt. It also comes on a hoodie, adult T-shirt, toddler T-shirt, youth T-shirt and onesie.
Best book lover gifts under $15
"Schitt's Creek" David Rose Wood Bookmark
For the "Schitt's Creek" fan in your life, they're sure to love this David Rose bookmark. It features one of his quotes they can probably connect with, along with an outline of the top half of his head, which peeks out over the top of the book.
USCustomClothing "Sorry I Am All Booked Up" Sweatshirt
Avid readers know what it's like to have TBR (to-be-read) piles that are a mile high. Which means they've got enough content to keep them occupied for a very long time — and they prefer it that way. This sweater will match their bookish vibe when they buckle in to read their next adventure.
Just One More Chapter Mug
Every reader has uttered this phrase at least once in their life, whether they're putting off a task or fighting sleep. It comes printed on seven different mug styles including the pictured classic all-white ceramic mug to a more modern clear glass version.
Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch Bookmark
Traditional bookmarks are great, but who doesn't want the Wicked Witch of the East's legs sticking out of their book to remind them where they left things off? This makes a perfect gift for fans of the classic tale or the person who's reading one of its many retellings.
Book Club: A Journal
Whether you're starting a new book club or are well-versed in the practice, this journal is perfect for keeping track of key points from your meetings, your personal thoughts and even the snacks you all shared. Plus, it's loaded with suggestions for the group's next read and fun activities to try during your next gathering.
Dewenwils USB Rechargeable Book Light
If they like to read in bed at night, save them the hassle of having to get up to turn the main light on and off with this rechargeable book light. It hooks onto the pages and the (surprisingly bright) light can be angled straight down or in different directions. When the light dies, you can just recharge it on your computer via USB port.
Tilisma Book Page Holder
It can be annoying and sometimes painful to hold read one-handedly. This book page holder is meant to relieve some of the pain that can come from holding a book open and keeping the page spread apart enough so that you can seamlessly read.
Banned Books Socks
This mismatched pair of socks from Out of Print features one sock with a list of historically banned books; the other features that same list covered with blacked-out lines.
My Book Journal: A 100-Book Reading Diary for Bibliophiles
For the more avid reader, opt for this reading diary that can fit 100 books. It also has pages for additional activities like listing your favorite characters or books of all time and even space to keep track of any book club reads.
vinmax Lazy Readers Glasses
Reading in bed can be a pain when you want to lay down and don't want to hold the book up over your head. Enter: the Lazy Readers Glasses made for people who want the best of both worlds — aka laying down flat and still keeping the book low and comfortable. The frames have 90° angle prisms that will allow you to read the text without uncomfortably tilting your head.
Best book lover gifts under $25
Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light
Know someone who falls to sleep while reading? This handy rechargeable reading light will not only take their evening stories to the next level, but it's a partner-friendly light that won't disturb those happily snoozing next to you. Even Jenna Bush Hager said the light changed her reading game.
ThatchAndClover Custom Miniature Book Earrings
Finding bookish jewelry that isn't corny is no easy feat. But these custom book earrings will be a hit with anyone you gift them to. Each pair is handmade and dangles from your choice of gold or silver hardware.
The World of Jane Austen Jigsaw Puzzle
If they're also passionate about puzzles, this is a great gift that combines two interests. Inspired by the worlds described in Jane Austen novels, this 1000-piece puzzle features characters and places that are instantly recognizable to fans of the works.
ORA Calming Chai
A nice warm beverage is the perfect partner for a good book during the colder weather. According to the brand, this blend is non-caffeinated and "reduces nervous tension, while alleviating digestive unrest" (perfect for the people with sensitive tummies).
Bibliophile Ceramic Vase
Who doesn't love a tiny vase? This one comes in the form of a mini version of "The Writer's Companion." You can fill it with a few pieces of stationery or your favorite little flowers.
Disney Muppets Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog READ Tote Bag
They'll get a kick out of this tote bag that has a vintage poster from the American Library Association featuring two characters they're probably very familiar with.
Rifle Paper Co. Porcelain Mug
Whether they like coffee or tea (or neither, that's okay, too), keep their reading beverages on brand with this mug adorned with a little library of classics like "Jane Eyre" and "Wuthering Heights."
Kunitsa Co. Reading Journal
Help them keep track of their book list with this journal that has spaces for things like a daily reading tracker, engaging challenges and a color/draw-in bookstack. It has room for 52 reviews, perfect for someone who reads at a slower pace or is just getting back into reading.
Custom Miniature Book Earrings
They can bring their favorite book with them wherever they go with these custom miniature book earrings. Each pair is made to order and you can request any book you'd like alongside choosing between gold or silver material.
Best book lover gifts under $50
Molbory Wooden Book Light
Bedside reading just got a lot more fun with this accordion-style light in the shape of a book. It's pliable with soft-to-the-touch pages, according to the brand, and you can open it as much or as little as you'd like.
Taylor Swift Folklore as Books Canvas Print
T. Swift fans will fawn over this canvas print that turns tracks from her album "Folklore" into individual books on a shelf. If there's a Swiftie in your life, act fast because it's on sale for half off today only! You can also choose to get it as a framed canvas or a framed print.
Homesick Book Club Candle
A candle is that final missing piece to set the reading mood. Fitting the theme, this one is called "Book Club" and has notes of nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla. According to the brand, it has an average burn time of 60-80 hours so it'll keep them cozy as they fly through plenty of books.
Catalog Favorites Book Lover's Flannel PJ Set
Add books to every part of their nighttime routine with this flannel pajama set covered in a falling book print. It's available in sizes small to 3X.
Songmics Bamboo Laptop Desk
If they require a full reading setup complete with sticky tabs and highlighters, they'll love this laptop desk that allows them to settle in anywhere. It has a small groove so they can hold their favorite beverage and a small drawer to store everything they need in between reading sessions.
Book Beau PSL Book Sleeve 3.0
This water-resistant book sleeve is another option to keep current reads protected while on the go. It's currently available in five sizes — bebe, mini, indie, XL and jumbeau — that fit everything from a Kindle to a standard hardback. The fun pumpkin spice-inspired design is perfect for bringing all of the autumnal vibes to your next read.
Knock Knock Personal Library Kit
This personal library kit comes with a self-adhesive pocket, card inserts so you can fill out each borrower's name and even a date stamper to give it an authentic library look.
Diagon Alley Book Nook
Every "Harry Potter" fan will recognize the tiny world that has been recreated in this book nook. Give them their own little slice of Diagon Alley to keep on their shelf. If they're into hands-on activities, you can order the kit in parts so they can put it together themselves or you can order it pre-assembled so all they have to do is make space on their shelves.
The Ultimate Reading Challenge
This book contains 25 unique reading challenges that are perfect for the person who's looking to branch out and try something new. After completing a task, they can look forward to revealing one of the prizes that await.
Kate Spade New York Canvas Tote Bag
Whether they're going to the library or the bookstore, you can't go wrong with gifting the reader in your life a cute tote bag to carry all of their goodies.
Personalized Book Embosser
An alternative to a stamp is an embosser. Choose from 10 different styles and customize it with their name so that, when pressed onto the page, a raised seal is left behind.
Best book lover gifts under $150
Solid Oak Bookends
These unique bookends are not just solid oak, they also have a place for vials that you can fill with your favorite flowers. If you're gifting this to someone else, you can pair it with their favorite flower so they can get the full experience immediately. You can also personalize one or both bookends on the outer edges and the inside with a hidden message.
Personalized Folded Book Art
Longtime readers are probably tired of receiving the same gifts over and over again. Think outside the box with this unique, personalized gift that's on brand for them. This Etsy seller allows you to personalize with anything you'd like — their first name, last name, initials, a word that's special to you both or even symbols. Plus, you can choose one of seven colors for the sprayed edges.
Bibliophile Ceramic Bookends
These ceramic bookends are the perfect addition to their bookshelf. The set includes seven different classic literary works in different sizes, so they can mix and match to create the perfect combo for several shelves.
Teema The Waffle Blanket
Every reader knows the importance of having a cozy blanket to snuggle up in. This one from Teema is both comfy and lightweight, perfect for packing and taking with you to the park or when traveling. One reviewer said this blanket is their "beach blanket, nap blanket and all round perfect size and weight for anything anytime."
Personalized Library Card Pillow
This library card pillow can be personalized with names and dates that mean something to the person you're gifting it to. You can add up to seven "borrowers" names on the pillow, so there's space for every person in the house, even pets!
Pride and Prejudice Book Bag
This crossbody bag is designed to look like the cover of "Pride and Prejudice" but flips open to reveal an inner pocket where you can store the essentials like your phone, keys and wallet. It's currently available in a small and medium size. "The bag is just us beautiful as it is on the pictures and to own it makes me feel special," one five-star reviewer gushed.
ResinOliveWoodWork Adjustable Reading Lamp
This lamp gives "reading light" a new meaning. The legs are flexible and can be adjusted to suit the style and space it's going in. It also holds books so you can leave your favorite nighttime read there or the book you plan to read next (or just ones that look pretty!).
This portable e-reader will help them take their entire library on the go. What could be better than that? According to the brand, it offers up to ten weeks of battery life on a full charge and has a "glare-free display that reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight."