11 Gifts for Book Lovers That Aren't Actual Books
Looking for presents for the reader in your life? These gifts will improve the life of any bookworm—without adding to their extensive library.
Ah, the readers. Wellsprings of information, random quotes, and character backgrounds, the book-obsessed bunch are obvious in their tastes, but also a bit difficult to shop for. After all, part of being a book lover is the joy of picking out a new title (or several) from the local used bookstore or Little Free Library.
So, what do you buy the book lover that isn't a book?
Below, you'll find a selection of sustainable goods designed to enhance reader experience. From a chic tote to a self-warming mug, these gifts will have your favorite bookworm glancing up from the page to thank you.
11 Gifts for Book Lovers in 2023
1. Ettitude Bamboo Waffle Bathrobe, $79
Getting dressed is hard—particularly if you have a chapter to finish. This cozy bamboo waffle robe eliminates the need while keeping your couch time sustainable and stylish.
2. Tease Wellness Smart Heated Mug Kit, $50
A particularly engrossing chapter can lead to lukewarm tea—this mug solves the problem. Tease's Smart Heated option comes with thermal sensors and heating tools to keep your beverage at the optimal temperature.
3. House of Marley Exodus ANC Wireless Headphones, $250
Cancel out the sounds (or indulge in a book soundtrack of your own choosing) with these wireless headphones. Marley's Exodus model is crafted using sustainable materials like recyclable aluminum and FSC-certified wood and is delivered in 100% recyclable packaging.
4. Sprout World Plantable Pencils, $10
A sharpened pencil is an annotator's primary tool. These feature tips that contain seeds that can be planted to grow into bee-friendly plants, creating zero waste when you're finished jotting down your thoughts.
5. 60 Hour Candle, $30
Charming and intelligently designed, this candle will provide hours (60 of them!) of atmospheric light. Plus, the 100% beeswax candle is refillable, making it a sustainable choice.
6. Parachute Organic Cotton Knit Throw, $149
For a more comfortable page-turning experience, reach from this throw from Parachute. The chunky knit blanket mimics your most comfortable sweater and is crafted from GOTS-certified organic cotton.
7. Mighty Bright Recharge Light, $32
Whether you're camping or trying not to disturb a partner, a book light is essential. Mighty Bright's rechargeable option saves users (and landfills) from unnecessary battery use.
8. Madewell Sherpa Scuff Slippers, $50
We get it, you're staying in. Keep feet warm, cozy, and still cool with these 100% recycled faux shearling slippers.
9. Recycled Stemless Wine Glasses, $30
Certain reading sessions call for a glass of wine. Sipping is a lot more fun with these color burst stemless wine glasses, handblown in Tonalá, Mexico.
10. Samara Vegan Apple Leather Tote, $295
When the time comes to leave the house, a bookworm needs the perfect tote. This vegan bag from Samara can fit all of your currently bookmarked titles—and any you make pick up while you're out.
11. MILK+T x Brightly Boba Tea Set, $40
If you want something good to sip on while you're flipping pages, this kit has everything you need to make your own boba tea right at home.
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