Christmas is just around the bend and Black Friday is almost here! To get you nice and prepared and help you knock some people off your list, I created this gift guide for bookworms.
Even if you aren’t a reader yourself, these items will be a hit with anyone that is.
There are so many great books for babies available. Board books with flaps or touch and feel patches are always a hit, but books with cute illustrations or fun stories are a good choice as well.
For the Littles
These books are super popular with kids in that 4-7 age range and would make a great gift. My own kids love reading these books. I highly recommend them!
For the Middles
There are so many middle-grade novels out right now. You can’t go wrong with giving a kid a book. Give the 8-12 year old in your life one of these and be prepared to have them talk your ear off about it.
For the Biggles
Teens can be tough to shop for, but these young adult books are a pretty good bet. I’m giving these to the teens in my family.
What on earth do you get for that book-loving nut-job you call a mom/aunt/sister/wife/daughter? These items will put you on the “good” list for years to come.
Ahem. I have some (a lot) of these. Since I live so far away from my family and my husband’s family, we usually just get a check in the mail for birthdays and Christmas. So I got myself these book-shaped serving platters. Not going to lie, I LOVE them. I use them whenever I have people over—book club, friends for dinner, parties, get-togethers—you get the idea.
They come in three sizes (and yes, I have all three) which is handy.
I have one of these too. It holds cookbooks while I make dinner and novels while I eat breakfast. It has little tabs to hold your book open. The only downside is that you have to move the tabs to turn the page. Regardless, it’s a super handy item to have and I’ve enjoyed mine quite a bit. This is a great gift for someone who likes to read as they brush their teeth, eat lunch, or anything else that requires hands but not brains. Plus, you can get these for super cheap. Most book holders are in the $8-12 range.
I gifted this subscription to myself in the spring and love it. If the woman in your life likes to discover new books, read thought provoking and interesting stories, then this is a gift she will love. Book of the Month features many bestsellers, but it also has a lot of other books, too.
A Good Book
You can’t go wrong with giving her the thing she loves most: a book. Stick one of these puppies under the Christmas tree or in her stocking.
Some Nonfiction to Kick Her Creativity into High Gear
Is she creative? Does she have an entrepreneurial spirit? Spring for one of these books.
A New Hobby
“He” is as hard to shop for as a wild moose. Hopefully, these items will give you a few ideas and help you in your gift-finding quest for the most difficult person on your Christmas list!
Even if your man isn’t a 49ers fan, he’s probably a Steve Young fan. Let’s face it, the guy is awesome. His new book is just as awesome. I’m gifting this one to my husband and father-in-law for Christmas.
I’m gifting this bad boy to my dad. Men love survival stories and history, so it’s a great combination and something he’s sure to love. It’s about a man who traveled around the globe using only his own power (meaning he didn’t use a machine/car/train/plane).
Book clubs aren’t just for women. Many of the judges for Book of the Month Club are men and many of their book selections appeal equally to both sexes. If the guy on your list likes mysteries, thrillers, and literature, they’ll love getting this box in the mail every month.
Plus, you can get the first book for just $5. You don’t even need a coupon code.
Lighter and thinner than ever, the Kindle is the go-to e-reader for bookworms. Models range from basic to complex. Some Kindles even offer text-to-voice options so it can read books to you. Kindles can hold thousands of books and the battery lasts for weeks.
Maybe your man likes to listen to books rather than read them. If he spends a lot of time traveling, he’ll love having the option of listening to the latest bestseller.
You can get two free ebooks with a 30 day free trial of Audible.
Whew! That’s a lot of gift ideas. I hope you knocked a few people off your list. Happy shopping and Merry Christmas!