by Emma Joniken
With Christmas coming up, it’s time to get started on the present shopping. If you’re looking for gift ideas for the avid readers in your life, we have a great list of suggestions right here, for every taste and budget.
- Book subscription box
Know someone who ploughs through books and needs a steady supply? A book subscription box is the perfect generous gift. There are lots of different kinds to choose from, some of which can be personalised, and they’re all delivered at regular intervals directly to your loved one.
Where to get it: My Chronicle Book Box, Book Box Club, HMD Book Club, The Willoughby Book Club, Tea Time Bookshop, Bookishly
If you’re looking for something sweet and simple, but still personal, then bookmarks are a great alternative. There’s so much variety and lots of options for different budgets, and you know they’ll definitely be used!
Where to get it: The Literary Gift Company, Literary Emporium, The Crow Emporium, Etsy, Waterstones, Bookishly
Every reader loves a good bookshelf, so why not help them spice theirs up? From simple to fancy, there’s bound to be something that’ll fit.
Where to get it: Not on the High Street, Wayfair, Etsy, Redcandy, Amara
- Literary pins
Pins have tons of personality and can be used on clothing and bags alike. They make a lovely small but thoughtful gift.
Where to get it: The Literary Gift Company, Literary Emporium, The Crow Emporium, Etsy
- Tote bags
Pretty and functional? Who would say no? Tote bags are available in lots of different literary-themed prints and are great for carrying books to and from the library.
Where to get it: Bookishly, The Literary Gift Company, Etsy, Redbubble, Café Press
- Reading light
Know someone who lives with a partner and struggles to get their reading in once they’ve both gone to bed? Reading lights come in many different shapes and sizes and are very useful for those books you just can’t put down, even when everyone else wants to sleep.
Where to get it: Firebox, Glow, Light in the Box, Waterstones
And if you still haven’t found something you like the look of, you can never go wrong with the old classic: more books! Check out the Ringwood selection for a great variety of titles and genres, and happy Christmas shopping!