15 Literary Gifts for Your Favorite Bookworm

Originally published on Bookish.com, an editorially independent division of NetGalley.

Admittedly, buying for an avid reader can be a tough task. Unless you stalk their Goodreads profile, it’s hard to know which books, authors, and genres they’ll enjoy. This is why we’ve put together a list of literary items that are sure to please your favorite bookworm (or, let’s be real, yourself).

This shirt is perfect for Hamilton-obsessed readers who are always scammin’ for every book they can get their hands on.

This scratch-off chart is excellent for bookworms who never met a reading challenge they didn’t like.

Can’t make it to the Great Hall for the Christmas feast? Never fear, you can still have a magical dinner experience with this gorgeous Hogwarts-themed dining set—complete with one place setting for each house. The added fun is sorting your guests as you tell them where to sit.

These canvas shoes are just the thing you need for taking a long and contemplative stroll through the countryside as you avoid your family’s prodding questions about your dating life.

Get these understated earrings for the most quotable person in your life.

Bring the library home with these colorful and cute library card throw pillows.

Your reader can show off their bookish pride with this carry-all pouch.

This is our favorite gift for little readers this season! Moonlite uses your phone’s flashlight to project stories onto the wall or ceiling, while a connected app provides readers with the story’s text and sound effects. Snuggle up with Moonlite and make bedtime magical.

Relive the opening passage of A Moveable Feast with this elegant kitchen towel.

This gift is cozy, literary, and stylish. What more could you ask for?

Embrace your inner free-thinking rebel with this 1984-inspired sweatshirt.

This glass is just our type.

This necklace features one of our favorite Louisa May Alcott quotes.

Have you ever loved a book so much that you wish you could bring it with you everywhere? With this tee from Litographs, we never have to part with Daniel José Older’s Shadowshaper.

Made from the recycled pages of a 1999 Harry Potter book, these earrings make for a magical gift.

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