13 Gifts for Book Lovers That Are Actually Cool, Chic, and Stylish

"It's lit." — your reading light, and also this list.

In an era of Netflix and Chill, it can be hard to find a moment to sit down with a book and actually use your eyeballs to read words vs. gaze into the abyss that is your computer. But there are still those among us who enjoy the ancient art of reading, and they're desperate for gifts that aren't bookmarks this holiday season.

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Book of the Month Club
Book of the Month

3-month subscription, $44.99

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Give the gift of reading an actual *book* to your friend who's way too attached to their Kindle.

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Out of Print Clothing
Books But Make It Fashion

Lightweight banned books scarf, $32

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It's super cute and also a political statement. In other words, get you a scarf that can do both.

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NYPL
NYPL Tote Bag

Red vintage tote bag, $55

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This cherry red bag is decorated with the original (1895 era) stamp of the New York Public Library. Obsessed.

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House 8810
DIY Library Kit

Complete kit, $15

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For that friend who lends out their books and then gets really bitter when they go missing.

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Penguin
The Weather Umbrella

Blue umbrella, £14.99

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For when you want your rain gear to be both meta and bookish.

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School House Electric
The Perfect Reading Lamp

Ion C-Series Box Set, $129

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This tiny and delightful bulb lamp offers just enough light to read by at night, and is extremely aesthetically pleasing.

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Penguin Random House
Embroidered Classics

Penguin threads, $13.73

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So stunning, you'll want to buy a copy for yourself while you're at it.

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Juniper Books
Just Some Casual Love Stories

The Fall in Love Collection, $150

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The prettiest collection of books about love you'll ever see.

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Etsy/Obvious State
Virginia Wolfe Print

Literary art print, $24

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Female writer quotes as decor = 😍 .

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Etsy/Literary Emporium
Because Some People Still Use Pencils

Book lover pencil set, $8.90

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Preach it, pencils, we're right there with you.

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Etsy/WeMakeBooks
Make a Book!

Bookbinding kit, $34.25

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Maybe they want to write the next Fifty Shades, ya know?

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Etsy/LoafAndPuddle
Go Away, I'm Busy

Enamel pin, $10

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The only status update needed.

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Mod Cloth
Roses Are Red...

Paint Chip Poetry, $19.99

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Prompt + paint chip = poetry.

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