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10 Gifts for Book Nerds That Are Not Books

Are you looking for the best gift for your favorite book nerd? Are you tired of giving your bibliophile a book they already have in their massive library? Then look no further than our list of the best bookish gifts for book nerds that are not books. These items are sure to delight any bibliophile. 

Banned Book Socks

To ban or not to ban is the question. For any true bibliophile, there is no book off limit. They will love these Banned Book Socks as much as they love all the banned books listed on the soles and the toes. 

Banned Book Socks

Bibliophilia Literary Postcards 

Does your favorite bibliophile love sending snail mail? Give them this set of 100 Literary Postcards that use bold graphics to illustrate 50 of the greatest literary quotes of all time. The truth, wit, and humor of writers from Virginia Wolf and Oscar Wilde to Jane Austen and Edgar Alan Poe will inspire their imagination and creativity to send some poetic revelations of their own.

Bibliophilia Literary Postcards

Gifts for Book Nerds Who Love to Drink

Great Drinkers Shot Glasses

Is there a connection between literary greatness and alcohol? The Great Drinkers Shot Glasses is here to answer that burning question with a set of shot glasses celebrating 6 literary figures who are as famous for their works as they are for their drinking. 

Great Drinkers Shot Glasses

Literature Rocks Glass

For the book nerds who enjoy a stiff drink while their nose deep in a book, give them the Literature Rock Glass representing their favorite classic book. The 11-oz rocks glass showcasing the inside cover and opening lines of the first edition for many classic novels like Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, Don Quixote, and so many more

Jane Eyre Literature Rocks Glass

Lit Chat: Conversation Starters About Books and Life

Looking for something to really get the party started amongst the book nerds? Book Riot has you covered with Lit Chat. This deck of cards has 100 reading-themed questions that will get folks talking about anything from favorite childhood books to the book one would take if stranded on a desert island. After a drink or three, guest will be chatting away about books and life.

Gifts for (Planning) Book Nerds

Bibliophile 2021 12-Month Planner

For the bibliophile who plans every little detail of their life, get them the Bibliophile 12-Month Planner for 2021. Then cross your fingers and hope they actually get to use this one instead of using it as a paperweight like with that 2020 planner they got last year. 

Bibliophile 2021 12-Month Planner

Read Harder: A Reading Log

Help your favorite book nerd keep track of all the books they’ve read along with the never ending list of books they plan to read with Book Riot’s Read Harder Journal. What I love about Book Riot and being one of their awesome contributors is the commitment we all have about promoting reading more diversely. The Read Harder Challenge does just that and many of the challenges are included in the journal. They are waiting for bibliophiles to happily accept them all!

Read Harder Journal

Silicone Finger Bookmark Strap

Help your favorite book nerd keep the exact place they left off in the book they’re currently reading with the Silicone Finger Bookmark Strap. This comes in a pack of 6 bookmarks, so there is always a back up. 

Home Decor Gifts for Book Nerds 

Book Lovers’ Soy Candle

If your book lover enjoys reading by candlelight, then give them the extra somethin’ somethin’ with a book-inspired candle. Among the many bookish candles Frost Beards Studio offers are  candles with that smell like a stack of old books, candles that will fill their spaces with bookstore vibes only, and candles that bring the Oxford Library home.

Book Lovers Old Books Soy Candle

Books Bucket List

Help your book nerd complete the ultimate book lover’s bucket list with the 100 Books Scratch Off Poster. This poster is one of those book nerd gifts for readers who want to read all of the books under the sun from the traditional classics to the contemporary bestsellers. 

What are you buying for the books nerds in your life?