Literary Paraphernalia: A Book Lover’s Holiday Wishlist

If you have a loved one who’s an avid reader or writer and have been searching for that perfect, last-minute gift for the holidays, you might want to check out some of the bookish items we’ve listed below. Or, you know, if you just want to treat yourself a little bit. You deserve it.

Around this time of year, people ask what’s on my wishlist. And let’s face it, sometimes holiday shopping involves a little “One for her, and one for me.” So I got to thinking about some gifts that any book lover could appreciate. We have vintage book clocks, scarves and clothes, mugs, and–behold–a personal library kit. Now when your friends borrow books you can give them a due date!

Personal Library Kit

Vintage Book Clocks

Vintage Book Dictionary Heart Pins

Novel Teas


Literary Necklace

Library Due Date Scarf
3000 Classic Books (On a Tiny USB)
Love Letter Napkins

Moby (was such a) Dick Mug
Reading Is My Super Power Mug

Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

Shakespearean Insult Bandages

Moleskine Booklight

Official Reading Uniform Pajama Set

Book Worm T-Shirt

And One Bad Ass Bookmark That Never Loses It’s Place
Okay, so it’s actually called the Albatros bookmark, but come on! Check out the video below.

Melanie Figueroa

Melanie is the Editor in Chief at The Poetics Project. Having earned a masters in writing and book publishing from Portland State University and gained experience as an in-house editor, she now works as a freelance editor and writer. Her favorite book is The Bell Jar. You can follow Melanie on Twitter or Instagram @wellmelsbells.

Latest posts by Melanie Figueroa (see all)

Tell Us What You Think.