Make lasting memories for all of the bibliophiles in your life! Great gift ideas for all of the members of your book club too.
1. DIY Miniature Bookstore Kit
Have you ever wanted your very own bookstore? You can build your own dollhouse-size, old-fashioned bookstore, full of wonderful things. Books, bookshelves, shelf labels, prints and paintings, cabinets, a ladder, a high-backed reading chair, a stepladder (for reaching high shelves), a tiny table, a vase of flowers—even working lights. Kit comes with everything you need: wood, cloth, paper, metal, environmental glue and paint, and complete instructions with detailed color illustrations. 1/24 scale, it takes about 20 hrs. to assemble. Finished size about 7″w x 9″h x 7½”d. Ages 10 and up (small parts). Takes two 3V batteries (not included). A perfect gift for the reader.
2. Felted Wool Animal Clip-On Bookmarks
Six little hand-felted animals—some wearing sweaters, some wearing spectacles, all reading books—rest on paper clips that slide on and off the pages. Wool-poly blend. Each about 3″ high and adorable. Specify Cat, Dog, Sheep, Rabbit, Mouse or Pig.
3. 1000 Books to Read Before You Die
Fourteen years in the making, the ultimate book for book lovers has finally arrived: Here are the 1,000 must-read books across genres and eras, each accompanied by a thought-provoking essay that will give you the urgent feeling that you need to drop everything, right now, and read that book. This lifechanging guide will have you planning book clubs, exploring overlooked literary gems, and queuing quality beach reads for years to come. Hardcover, 960 pages.
4. Classic Literature Charm Bracelet
A small library of 8 tiny book covers, sealed under clear enamel. Pewter charms frame Pride and Prejudice, Little Women, Middlemarch, Rebecca, My Antonia, Jane Eyre, Secret Garden, and Wuthering Heights. ½” charms dangle from a sterling silver chain that adjusts 7-8¼” with lobsterclaw clasp.
5. Abibliophobia Shirts
For the devout reader, there’s nothing worse than running out of books to read. And that’s the real reason why they have so many books. Sport gray sweatshirt is 50/50 cotton blend, T-shirt is preshrunk 90/10 cotton blend. Sizes S-3XL. Imported.
6. Book Lover’s Stained Glass Panel
Any avid reader will recognize this: a stack of books, piled every which way. Artistry makes a flat panel look three-dimensional. Crafted by hand from 65 pieces of art glass joined Tiffany-style with copper foil. 10″w x 16″h. Hanging chain included.
7. So Many Books So Little Time Sleep Shirt with Scoop Neck for Women
Christmas gifts for your book group? The perfect read-in-bed shirt for the book lover has a scoop neck and short sleeves. 100% cotton, one size fits most (6-20). Hangs 36″.
8. She Is Too Fond of Books Locket
“She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.” Words from Louisa May Alcott are inscribed on a sterling silver locket that looks like a tiny book. Open it to find space for a small memento. 1¼” locket with magnetic clasp hangs from a sterling chain that adjusts 16-20″. A gift for the book lover.
9. Books and Cats Canvas Tote
For the person whose love of books and cats is authentic, genuine, and 100% fur real. Illustrated by hand, with gold ink lettering, cotton canvas tote has black web handles. Sturdy and roomy 16″w x 15″h, 5″ gusset, 22″ straps. USA.
10. Library Books Quilted Throw Blanket – 100% Cotton
The art of quilting and the love of books, together in a throw to curl up under or toss casually over your reading chair. Hand-pieced from a variety of colorful prints, all-cotton throw is backed with a coordinating print. About 50″ x 65″.