These are the best book lover gifts

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There’s an endless list of gifts to give your favorite book lover for National Book Lover’s Day (August 9), so it can be fun to buy them. Besides trying to discern the types of books they like, you can help them with items like highlighters and reading lights. Some people like cute mushroom lamps, while others may be interested in Botanical Resin Book Page Holders.

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Whatever your favorite reader’s tastes, there’s something here for every type of bookmaker, whether they want a comfortable reading experience with a cushion or one who needs a cup. of hot tea while diving into a romance novel. Your gift will love them as much as he loves books (and you)!

1. For those with a long list of books: an Amazon Kindle

12 Gifts to Give for National Book Lover's Day 2022: Amazon Kindle

Some people like the feeling of turning pages, but sometimes it’s more convenient to have lots of books handy. Give them an Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, so they can get an endless supply of their favorite crime or romance novels. The adjustable warm light display is easy on the eyes, whether they will enjoy.

$140 on Amazon

2. For the note-taker: These aesthetic highlighters

12 Gifts for National Book Lover's Day 2022: Highlighters

These Alohaster highlighters are all about pastel aesthetics. But they are not only beautiful. These dry quickly and leave no bleeding, so your book lover can highlight their favorite quotes without worrying about damaging the pages. The highlighters also come in a holder so they can easily take them to their favorite cafe.

$8 at Amazon

3. For those who like to display their books: A cookbook

12 Gifts for National Book Lovers Day 2022: A Cookbook

There are all kinds of cookbooks on the market, but your reader needs the It Starts With Fruit cookbook. Making jam sounds hard, but this book makes it easy. It would also look incredibly cute on a kitchen counter. Inside they will find 73 recipes for each type of jam, followed by recipes for jams, marmalade, whole fruit jams, pie fillings and more.

$30 at Nordstrom

4. For those on the go: a tote bag

12 gifts to give for National Book Lovers Day 2022: a tote bag

Every reader needs something to carry their books and highlighters. This Marc Jacobs canvas tote bag will easily do the trick. With easy top handles and adjustable straps, they go make it your favorite bag to carry. The spacious canvas tote is available in slate green or beige.

$195 at Nordstrom

5. For those who want to remember where they left off: Magnetic bookmarks

12 Gifts to Give for National Book Lover's Day 2022: Magnetic Bookmarks

In addition to aesthetic highlighters, you must offer them these magnetic bookmarks. They come in different styles, like pastel colors or cute kittens, and are super thin so they won’t make books look bulky. Get them in a pack of 12 or 24.

$6 at Amazon

6. For those who love comfort: A reading cushion

12 Gifts to Give for National Book Lover's Day 2022: Reading Cushion

To achieve the ideal level of comfort while reading, they will need this Linenspa Shredded Foam Reading Pillow. The soft, durable velor cover and adjustable neck support make this pillow a dream for anyone who wants to sit down and read comfortably for a few hours. It comes in two colours: stone or navy.

$47 at Amazon

7. For those who love schedules: A reading planner

12 Gifts to Give for National Book Lovers Day 2022: Reading Planner

If you’re looking to gift something thoughtful, look no further than this printable reading planner. The clean and modern design will allow them to easily plan their reading schedule. This is immediately downloadable, so if you’re in a hurry to find a great gift, then great!

$13 on Etsy

8. For those who love hot drinks: A mug

12 gifts for National Book Lovers Day 2022: A mug

This “Just One More Chapter” mug is cute and usable. You can get it in glass, all white, or with black and silver rim detailing. They are handmade without vinyl, so the pretty designs won’t fade. Your book lover can relax with tea or coffee while reading the latest mystery novel.

From $14 on Etsy

9. For those who love pretty plants: these resin page holders

12 Gifts for National Book Lovers Day 2022: Book Holders

These pretty page holders in pressed vegetable resin will surely dazzle them. Handmade items include pressed fern leaves for an elegant botanical look. It’s a unique gift that they will love and appreciate.

$12 on Etsy

10. For the one who loves the smell of books: A book-scented candle

12 Gifts to Give for National Book Lovers Day 2022: Candle

It’s true, the smell of books brings a level of comfort and nostalgia. Spark that feeling for them with this book scented candle. Choose between a two, four or eight ounce candle. The warm blend of earthy scents will transport them straight to the bookstore.

From $8 on Etsy

11. For the one who loves bestsellers: A scratch off poster

12 Gifts for National Book Lovers Day 2022: Scratch Poster

This 100 pound scratch off poster is an interactive gift they will never forget. The poster is filled with 100 books loved by readers around the world; once they’ve finished reading a book, they can scratch off a gold square to reveal a symbol that will remind them of that novel.

$23 at Amazon

12. For night owls: An e-reader

12 gifts for National Book Lovers Day 2022: Reader

For those who stay up all night, kept awake by intriguing books, they’re going to need a good night’s worth of reading. The Vekkia 14 LED Rechargeable LED Reading Light features a patented 180 degree bendable whale tail design. The expandable light head can provide a larger lighting area with nine brightness modes.

$22 at Amazon

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