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Gift Guide: For the Book Lover

Hi Guys! Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week?!?! That means the holidays are just around the corner. Do you know what you'll be buying your loved ones? This year I thought it'd be fun to put together several themed gift guides. I hope you like them and please do share any suggestions and thoughts in the comments below!

For the Book Lover...

1. I think the obvious choices would be a tablet so your loved one can take their reading on the road. It took me a long time to personally transfer to the dark side (aka. electronic vs paper) but I particularly like my iPad because that means I can choose from any of my apps depending on price and/or selection.

If it is an iPad you want, your best bets would be Best Buy and B&H Photo.

2. 221b Baker Street (a board game)
This has got to be my favourite board game EVER. I believe our copy of the game was my mum's from the 70's and just like the detective himself it is timeless.

Amazon has a newer version of the game for sale but based on the description I believe the games are fairly similar if not the same. You play as individuals and it is your goal to collect all the game clues and solve the mystery. Unleash your inner detective and the game is afoot with dozens of mysteries to solve.

3.  Novel Teas (for the tea lover)
I have never tried these teas but I cannot help but love the design and concept. Each tea bag (English Breakfast tea) is tagged with a literary quote! Imagine steeping your tea while pouring over your favorite novel. Stocking stuffers perhaps? Or perfect perhaps for your Secret Santa at work?

4. LapGear Tablet Pillow

Seriously, how cute are these tablet pillows? They come in all different designs and for all ages! I have never tried these personally but I think one might be making its way onto my list this year. But seriously how adorable is the doggy??

5. Out of Print Socks
If you are like you, you probably love cheerful socks especially now that the colder months are fast approaching. So how about gifting your feet or those of someone near and dear to you with some of these adorable Out Of Print socks? They have everything from Harry Potter to Sherlock Holmes to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and more!


  1. Replies
    1. glad you like the list, Kelly. thanks for visiting.

  2. Hey! I love the board games idea and let me tell you: I am obsessed with Out of Print socks. I have a t-shirt from them with library stamps that I love. I also found a lot of bookish teas this year. It's so cute!

    1. Also not sure why that posted as 'unknown' when it was showing my email signed in...huh.

    2. hehe thanks Christine for clarifying it is you :D silly blogger and the internet.

  3. These are such great ideas! I love the novel teas, and the socks are so cute.

  4. Some great ideas here! I'd love the tablet pillow for my Kindle / book!


    1. right?? they have such adorable pillows for your tablet. right now i'm using a pillow from my bed lol. :)

  5. Love this!! The tea idea is my favorite ♥️♥️

  6. Great ideas, I went over to the 'dark side' myself this year when I treated myself to a Kindle. Now, I've got all my books with me!

  7. Lovely ideas! I always love getting socks for Christmas, I always find I lose socks so easily so I'm always happy to get some more, and I love the ones with funny slogans on, or the ones with the days of the week on haha!

    Chloe xx

  8. Such amazing gift ideas!! As a huge book lover myself, and know a lot of people who are exactly the same then these are some really useful considerations when looking for what to buy so thank you! Especially loving the socks, as my feet are always freezing and just been to the Harry Potter Studio Tour so very apt!


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