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There’s no denying that books are excellent Christmas presents for bookworms. However, whether you’re purchasing for a beloved teacher, book club host, friend, cousin, or kid, there are lots of methods to thrill that don’t include a printed page.

We’ve compiled a list of 15 interesting and unusual presents for bibliophiles to get you started on your shopping lists. Continue reading!

100 Books Scratch Off Poster

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Scratch-off Poster for 100 Books

Scratch off books they’ve read from the list on this interactive poster, which will excite avid readers. Each time a classic is unveiled, the poster grows more vibrant, from “The Great Gatsby” to “The Color Purple” to “Harry Potter” to “Freakonomics” (and the recipient can claim more literary bragging rights). There is also a version for children.

Banned Book Socks

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Book Socks Are Banned

Do you have any English majors on your shopping list? Stuff a pair of these black and white socks into their stockings. The names of novels that were formerly prohibited (think “1984,” “Native Son,” and “The Catcher in the Rye”) are listed on one sock, while the titles are blacked out on the other. Small and big sizes are available.

CheltenhamRoad Classic Book Cover Coasters


Classic Book Cover Coasters from CheltenhamRoad

This collection of four classic book cover wood coasters depicting “Emma,” “Pride and Prejudice,” “Wuthering Heights,” and “Jane Eyre” will make your favorite romantic drool. An all-Jane Austen set is also available, handcrafted with a glossy finish and backed with cork.

SpratlinDesignCo Abiliophobia Mug


Abiliophobia Mug by SpratlinDesignCo

Consider this ceramic mug for someone who enjoys starting the day with some light reading and a strong cup of coffee. On the one hand, there is the definition of “abiliophobia” (the fear of running out of reading material). On the other hand, it’s coffee, reading, sleeping, and repeat. Available in white or white with black accents in 11- and 15-ounce sizes.

First-Edition Book Cover Art Print

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Print of a First-Edition Book Cover

With shadow-boxed reproductions of their favorite titles, your book-loving pals may showcase their beloved books as art. From “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” to “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” high-quality reproductions of first edition books come in a wood frame measuring 16.25-inches-by-12.25-inches with a variety of variations available.

My Miniature Library

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My Miniature Collection

Do you need a present for a young reader? This beautiful teeny-tiny library includes 30 short stories with text and images. The book-like box also opens to act as a playground, with 20 titles such as “Cinderella,” “Jabberwocky,” and “Hansel and Gretel,” as well as 10 templated and blank volumes for the youngster to fill.

Personalized Library Card Pillow

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Pillow with a Personalized Library Card

This charming library card-themed cushion, which can be customized to suit them or their whole family, will warm little readers’ hearts. For a really unique present, include the parents as authors, the family’s name as the title, and up to seven borrowers, with names and birthdates shown as due dates.

Lego Star Wars Stormtrooper LED Book Light


Stormtrooper LED Book Light from Lego Star Wars

When you give this Stormtrooper Lego book light with moving arms, hands, legs, and helmet to “Star Wars” lovers, they’ll be clamoring to read. It has two bright LED lights and can be powered by batteries or a USB wire, and it hooks onto any book, notepad, or magazine.

Modern Fairytale Story Kits

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Story Kits for Modern Fairytales

Have you ever wished that the traditional fairytales you grew up with were a little more inclusive? This creative package contains a book, playset, and characters, as well as a redesigned telling of classic tales. Snow White’s Sweet Shop, Jack & the Giants Grocery, Red’s Animal Hospital, and Pinocchio’s Puppet Theater are just a few of the options.

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SunAndFlowerApparel Read T-Shirt


SunAndFlowerApparel Read T-Shirt

Start them early with a witty T-shirt that reads, “Read: It’s what all the cool kids are doing.” This entertaining present is available in onesie, toddler, and teenage designs, as well as adult sizes and a variety of colors.

Kindle Paperwhite Essentials Bundle


Bundle of Kindle Paperwhite Essentials

This ultra-thin, light Kindle is waterproof (ideal for the pool or bath), has a glare-free display, 8 GB of storage, a built-in, adjustable light, and comes with a leather cover and power adaptor. We swear we’ve been nice, Santa.

Mosiso Vintage Book Laptop Case


Vintage Book Laptop Case by Mosiso

With this highly rated laptop case built to accommodate a 13-inch MacBook Air, high-tech meets Luddite. It’s made of tough PU leather and is perfect for the bookworm on your list.

Glocusent LED Neck Reading Light


LED Neck Reading Light by Glocusent

This compact, flexible neck light might be life-changing for enthusiasts of reading in bed. It’s also perfect for camping or hands-free repairs, with three color settings (yellow, warm white, and cool white), three brightness levels, and up to 80 hours of illumination from the supplied rechargeable battery.

Audible Subscription


Subscription to Audible

A monthly membership to the Audible service will be highly accepted by individuals who want to listen to their books. Thousands of audiobooks, podcasts, and original content are available via the service. Do you want to hear it for yourself? Try it out for free for 30 days and then cancel at any time.

Nasharia Book Light


Lightweight Nasharia Book

This fascinating lamp that appears like a closed book when closed but changes into an open-book light will find a home on book lovers’ nightstands. It is rechargeable and comes with a USB cord. Users may choose among warm yellow, white, green, blue, or red lights.

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