As a book lover, I find other book lovers very easy to shop for. However, I can understand how a non-book lover would have a hard time with us! So, let me give you some cool and unique gift ideas for the book lover in your life! (How many times can I put ‘book lover’ in a paragraph?)
These are some shops that I have personally bought from, love, and can attest to their quality. I will try and put their Black Friday deals here, as well as some coupon codes if you can’t make the Black Friday deals! (Coupon codes are not combinable with Black Friday deals)
Book Sleeves They are this nifty invention that keeps your books safe from wear and tear in your bags. I have found that something like this started back in the 90s! My go-to place is Love You More Studio.
Coupon Code: Storied10 to save 10%.
Black Friday Deal: BOGO 50% off their ‘Great Gift’ sleeves 11/29- 12/01. 15% off winter and Christmas sleeves 11/29 only (with a code, check their Instagram for this). PLUS a free little gift for every purchase all weekend!
Book Signs These are so fun to use as decorations! You can customize them to say anything you want as well as the color and font. Check out Bookish Signs and More. They are really easy to work with. They also have bookish ornaments, decals, bookmarks, wine glasses, some sprayed edges books, and mini signs!
Coupon Code: Lauren10 to save 10%
Black Friday Deal: 10% off the whole shop, 20% off purchases of $40 or more, free shipping at $35. Ends 12/02.
Book Inspired Tea Got a book lover whose go-to drink is tea? Get them some book inspired tea! A shop that I highly recommend is The Simply Bookish Co. Their tea is amazing. They also have mug rugs (which are hand sewn coasters), bookmarks, mugs, buttons, and coasters!
Coupon Code: Storied10 to save 10%
Black Friday Deal: 11/26 $1 Bookmarks, 11/27 $6 Tea Tins, 11/29 Gift Sets & $5 baggie sets, 12/1$10 Grab bags and a la carte mugs
Minimalist Book Shirts I can’t tell you how much I love Not Very Lady Like. They have gorgeous Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings designs. Their shirts are really comfy too. I wear mine quite often. They also have glass mugs (these were actually my first obsession from them!), tote bags, magnets, and blankets.
Coupon Code: Lauren10 to save 10%
Black Friday Deal: 10-15% off 11/29-11/30 and keep an eye out for a possible Cyber Monday sale!
Artsy Book Merch/ Baby Book Merch Sweet Sequels has some of the most beautiful art I’ve ever seen. I have two large paintings of maps she did hanging up in my library/ office. She has a really large variety of items including cloth bound books for babies and swaddles! She also has mugs, bookmarks, book sleeves, tapestry, blankets, shirts, pillows, and more!
Code: Wellread10 to save 10%
Black Friday Deal: Past exclusive tees available 11/30, 20% off on Cyber Monday
Pins Pins are are really fun way to dress up your jacket or bag. My favorite pin designer is Dust and Pages! She has pins from all sorts of fandoms. I have quite a large selection and am trying to basically collect them all. These make great stocking stuffers!
Black Friday Deal: BOGO 50% off from midnight Black Friday to 12/6.
Wooden Bookmarks I am also in the process of collecting In the Reads bookmarks. She has beautiful artwork! I also love her Lord of the Rings style maps, one of which is hanging up in my office/ library. She also has these really unique coasters! The bookmarks make a good stocking stuffer!
Code: Cayla10 to save 10%
Candles Every book lover needs a candle to set the reading mood. These are a variety of different label styles, and all are companies I have bought from and love. A few of my favorites are:
MLC Co – They have these sorting candles that are so fun to see what house, or sect, or court, or whatever you get sorted into! They also have amazing bath products and a monthly subscription box!
Coupon Code: MLCBunny for 10% off
Rhodes and Wick – I love that you can put their candles anywhere in your house and it would fit your decor style.
Jewelry Book inspired jewelry is such a fun way to display your love of books. Check out Bookish Adventures Shop.
Coupon Code: Belles10
Black Friday Deal: 11/29 All jewelry and bookmarks will be 25% off, 11/30 All clothing and accessories will be 20% off, 12/02 The entire shop will be 15% off, 11/29-12/02 Get a FREE surprise pin button or magnet with all orders over $20
Book Subscription Boxes These are a few boxes that I have gotten and loved and that would be a perfect gift weather you get them a one-time box or a subscription!
Adult Fiction: The Bookish Box (they also have a YA option)
Adult Romance: Bae Crate (Coupon Code: Storied5 to save 5%)
Artsy: Nerdy Post
Hopefully this was helpful and not overwhelming! There are many, MANY more bookish shops that are out there and are wonderful. I hope you find the perfect gift for your book lover! And a good deal too!
*Pictures are mine*