10 Best Book-Themed Gift Ideas You'll Wish You Knew Sooner



Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the bibliophile in your life? We've all been there. Books make great gifts, but choosing the right one can be as challenging as cracking the Da Vinci Code.

Why Books Make Great Gifts

Books have a unique ability to transport us to different worlds and immerse us in different cultures and periods. But for a book lover, a story is more than just words on a page. It's an experience that tickles their senses, from the smell of the pages to the feel of the binding.

Snippet: Top 3 reasons why book lovers cherish books as gifts 1. Thoughtfulness - Purchasing a book shows that you understand their interests and appreciate their passion for reading. 2. The Physical Aspect - Unlike digital media, books engage our senses in a unique and satisfying way. 3. Opening Doors - Books can introduce readers to new genres, authors, and ideas that they may not have discovered on their own.

The Challenge of Choosing the Right Book

However, as glorious as gifting a book can be, there's a hurdle to overcome. Which book do you choose? The latest bestseller? A timeless classic? The task gets even trickier when you're dealing with a bookworm who already owns more books than they know what to do with.

The Solution: Book-Themed Gifts

That's where we come in. At Frostbeard Studio, we believe there's a world of book-themed gifts out there that can capture the magic of reading without the risk of duplicating your recipient's library. Here's a sneak peek at what we'll cover:

  1. Literary Candles
  2. Book-Shaped Pins and Accessories
  3. Reading Glasses and Highlighters
  4. Luxurious Creature Comforts for Reading
  5. Book-Themed Mugs and Coffee Paraphernalia
  6. Page-Spreaders and Book Pillows
  7. Keepsake Books for Display
  8. Literary Socks and Clothing
  9. Book-Themed Jewelry
  10. Subscription to a Book Box Service

Are you ready to uncover the ideal book-themed gift? Dive in with us as we explore the best book-themed gifts out there. Let's turn this challenge into an enjoyable adventure!

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1. Literary Candles from Frostbeard Studio

The Unique Appeal of Frostbeard Studio's Candles

Let's start the list with one of the most enchanting book-themed gift ideas: literary candles from Frostbeard Studio. We're not talking about just any candles, but ones designed to evoke the captivating worlds of your favorite books.

Our expert, Roxie Lubanovic, says, "At Frostbeard Studio, we have a wide variety of scents for you to choose from, so you can light your literary-inspired soy candle the next time you read one of your favorite books." These scented soy candles are not only eco-friendly but also crafted to be extensions of the literary universes they represent.

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How These Candles Enhance the Reading Experience

The beauty of these candles lies in their ability to enhance the reading experience. Imagine reading 'Pride and Prejudice' with a candle burning beside you, releasing a scent that transports you to the English countryside, or delving into 'The Hobbit' while a candle imbues the room with the scent of a cozy library or a rainy afternoon.

The Frostbeard Studio's book lovers' soy candles can do just that. They bring an additional layer of immersion to reading, making them an exceptional gift for any book lover. And it's not just the scents; the candles are also visually appealing, making them a great decor piece that complements any reading nook or study area.

So, whether it's for a birthday, a holiday, or just because, these literary candles are a fantastic way to show the bookworms in your life that you understand and appreciate their passion.

In the next section, we'll explore another exciting book-themed gift idea: book-shaped pins and accessories.

2. Book-Shaped Pins and Accessories

The Charm of Book-Shaped Pins

From the pages of their favorite novels to their personal style, book lovers enjoy expressing their passion in various ways. One unique and fun way to do this is through book-shaped pins. These small, stylish accessories are more than just decorative items; they are badges of honor for the truly devoted bibliophile.

At Frostbeard Studio, we understand the unique charm of book-shaped pins as gifts. We believe that the perfect gift combines personal interest with a touch of surprise, and our collection of bookish enamel pins does just that. Our pins start as hand-drawn images that reflect our candle shop and logo, creating a unique connection between the gift and the giver. Book-shaped pins are a delightful way for book enthusiasts to showcase their love for literature, whether adorning a tote bag, backpack, or jean jacket.

How to Choose the Perfect Book-Themed Accessory

Choosing the perfect book-themed accessory involves considering the recipient's tastes and interests. For example, if they have a favorite author or book series, look for pins that feature these elements. If they enjoy a particular genre, consider pins that represent this theme. The best gift is one that shows thought and consideration.

Roxie Lubanovic, our topic expert at Frostbeard Studio, recommends our bookish enamel pins as a great starting point. Each pin is designed and manufactured in the USA, ensuring high quality and unique designs. While choosing, consider the color scheme and design detail to match the recipient's style.

In summary, book-shaped pins and accessories make for fantastic gifts for book lovers. They are unique, thoughtful, and allow the recipients to wear their love for literature proudly. So the next time you're looking for book themed gift ideas, consider these charming and personal accessories. In the next section, we'll explore more exciting gifts for book lovers.

3. Reading Glasses and Highlighters

Why Reading Glasses and Highlighters Make Great Gifts

Reading glasses and highlighters can take a book lover's reading experience to another level. Imagine reading a captivating novel without straining your eyes or being able to highlight your favorite phrases and lines without a fuss. Sounds great, right? That's why these items make the perfect book themed gift ideas.

A pair of quality reading glasses can be a game-changer for book lovers. As any avid reader knows, the joy of diving into a good book can sometimes be interrupted by the nagging discomfort of eyestrain. Over time, constantly straining to read small print can take a toll on one's eyes. That's why a pair of quality reading glasses can be a game-changer for book lovers.

Highlighters, on the other hand, are perfect for those who love to interact with their books. They offer an enjoyable way to mark favorite passages, important information, or anything that catches their attention.

How to Choose the Best Reading Glasses and Highlighters

When it comes to choosing the best reading glasses, consider the recipient's prescription and personal style. Reading glasses come in various strengths, styles, and designs, making them suitable for anyone, regardless of their prescription or personal style. They can also become a stylish accessory that complements the reader's personality.

Highlighters are also a highly personalized choice. Look for ones that won't bleed through pages and are easy to use. A pack with different colors can be a great choice, allowing the reader to color-code their notes and annotations.

If you want to take it a step further, consider adding accessories like an acrylic book weight for hands-free reading or a beaded eyeglass chain for a chic touch. The best gift is one that shows you understand and appreciate the recipient's passions. By giving the book lovers in your life high-quality reading glasses or thoughtful reading accessories, you're not just giving them a physical item - you're giving them the gift of countless hours of comfortable, enjoyable reading.

Stay tuned for more book themed gift ideas as we explore luxurious creature comforts for reading in the next section!

4. Luxurious Creature Comforts for Reading

The Appeal of Comfort Items for Reading

When you're immersed in a good book, there's nothing quite like the feeling of being cozy and comfortable. That's where creature comforts come into play. These little luxuries can greatly enhance a book lover's reading experience, making them some of the best book themed gift ideas.

Think of the joy of wrapping up in a soft, warm blanket while diving into a new world brought to life through words. Or the pleasure of sipping a hot beverage from a favorite mug, with the aroma mingling with the scent of the pages. Creature comforts like throw blankets, mugs, or even cozy reading socks can transform reading time into a truly sensory experience.

As book lovers, we know how much the environment can impact our reading experience. That's why we recommend gifting creature comforts that can make reading sessions even more enjoyable.

How to Choose the Perfect Comfort Item for Reading

Every reader has their own unique taste when it comes to comfort items. Some might love the feel of a plush, oversized blanket, while others might prefer a stylish reading pillow to support them during long reading sessions. The key is to choose something that fits the recipient's personality and enhances their comfort.

For example, if your book-loving friend enjoys a hot cup of coffee while reading, consider a stylish mug or even some quality coffee paraphernalia. For those who love a cozy ambiance, a luxurious throw blanket might be a perfect choice.

Don't forget about the appeal of sensory experiences either. At Frostbeard Studio, we offer a range of book lovers’ candles that can add a delightful aroma to the reading environment, creating a full sensory experience that enhances the joy of reading.

In conclusion, luxurious creature comforts can make reading time even more enjoyable, making them a perfect gift idea for book lovers. Just remember to consider the recipient's preferences and create a cozy reading paradise that they will love. Stay tuned for our next section, where we'll explore more book themed gift ideas, including book-themed mugs and coffee paraphernalia.

5. Book-Themed Mugs and Coffee Paraphernalia

A good book paired with a hot cup of coffee or tea results in a blissful reading experience. If you're looking for unique book themed gift ideas, you'll want to consider adding mugs and coffee paraphernalia into the mix.

Why Mugs and Coffee Paraphernalia Make Great Gifts

A well-chosen mug is a gift that combines function and aesthetics in one package. When it comes to book lovers, a mug with a literary quote or a design inspired by a favorite book can enhance the overall atmosphere of their reading time. Plus, it's a gift that can be used daily, making it a constant reminder of your thoughtfulness.

Coffee paraphernalia, such as coffee spoons or coffee bean grinders, can also make a wonderful gift, especially if the book lover in your life is also a coffee aficionado. Every time they prepare their favorite brew, they'll think of you and your thoughtful gift!

How to Choose the Perfect Mug or Coffee Item

To choose the perfect book-themed mug or coffee item, you'll need to consider the recipient's tastes. Are they a fan of puns? A "My Weekend is All Booked" mug would be a hit. Do they love a specific book or author? You might find a mug with a quote or design related to that book or author.

As Roxie Lubanovic, our expert at Frostbeard Studio, suggests, you can also consider the size of the mug. Some book lovers might prefer a larger mug that can hold more of their favorite beverage for those long reading sessions.

Choosing coffee paraphernalia is slightly more straightforward. Go for items that are of high quality and durable. You might also choose items that have a unique or stylish design.

The best book-themed gift is one that not only resonates with the recipient's love for books but also adds value to their reading experience. Stay tuned as we continue exploring more book themed gift ideas in the next section.

6. Page-Spreaders and Book Pillows

When it comes to enhancing a reading experience, some of the most practical book-themed gift ideas are page-spreaders and book pillows.

The Utility of Page-Spreaders and Book Pillows

Page-spreaders are a real game-changer for avid readers. Have you ever tried to read while sipping a cup of coffee, only to find you need a third hand to hold the book open? That's where page spreaders come in. They hold the book open for you, freeing up your hands and making it much easier to read in comfort.

Book pillows, on the other hand, are perfect for those who love to read in bed or on the couch. As suggested by writer Molly McGhee, an adjustable laptop desk can serve as an ideal book pillow, offering all the romance of lazy-Sunday reading with none of the wrist strain.

How to Choose the Perfect Page-Spreader or Book Pillow

When selecting a page-spreader or book pillow as a gift, consider the recipient's reading habits. If they often read thick, hefty books, look for a sturdy page-spreader that can handle the weight. If they're more into lightweight paperbacks, a simpler, more compact design might suffice.

As for book pillows, consider the recipient's favorite reading spot. If they love to read in bed, an adjustable book pillow that can be set at different angles would be ideal. If they prefer the couch, a softer, plushier pillow might be more appropriate.

The goal is to enhance the recipient's reading experience. So, choose a gift that not only speaks to their love for books but also makes their reading time more comfortable and enjoyable.

As we dive deeper into our list of book themed gift ideas, you'll find that each one is crafted with the intention of bringing joy and comfort to the book lover in your life. Stay tuned as we explore more unique and thoughtful gift options.

7. Keepsake Books for Display

The Appeal of Keepsake Books

Books aren't just for reading. They can also serve as beautiful decor items that add a touch of personality and charm to any space. Keepsake books, in particular, hold a special place in the hearts of book lovers. They're typically hardcover editions with stunning designs and high-quality printing, making them perfect for display on bookshelves, coffee tables, or mantelpieces.

Keepsake books can range from illustrated editions of beloved classics to beautifully bound anthologies to coffee-table books filled with breathtaking photography or art. They're designed to be visually appealing and are often larger and more detailed than regular books. This makes them ideal for showcasing a reader's favorite titles or themes, turning their love for literature into a decorative statement.

How to Choose the Perfect Keepsake Book

Choosing the perfect keepsake book for a gift can be a delightful task. Here are some things to consider:

  1. Themes or Genres: Consider the recipient's favorite genres or themes. If they're a fan of classic literature, a beautifully bound edition of a beloved classic could be a hit. If they love travel, a coffee-table book filled with stunning photos from around the world could be perfect.

  2. Visual Appeal: Since keepsake books are meant for display, consider the book’s visual appeal. Look for books with beautiful covers, high-quality printing, and unique design elements like foil stamping or gilded edges.

  3. Size and Shape: Consider where the book might be displayed. Larger books might be best for coffee tables, while smaller, more compact ones might fit better on a shelf or bedside table.

  4. Personal Significance: A keepsake book that holds personal significance for the recipient makes a thoughtful gift. It could be a special edition of their favorite book, a volume about a topic they're passionate about, or a book that represents a treasured memory or experience.

The best keepsake book is one that resonates with the recipient's personal taste and interests, adding a touch of literary charm and beauty to their space.

With these tips in mind, we're sure you'll be able to find a keepsake book that will be treasured and displayed with pride. And remember, no matter what book themed gift ideas you choose, the thought and care you put into choosing the gift will be appreciated.

8. Literary Socks and Clothing

Why Literary Socks and Clothing Make Great Gifts

For book enthusiasts, their love for literature extends beyond just reading. They live, breathe, and even wear their passion for books. That's why literary socks and clothing make standout additions to our list of book themed gift ideas.

Literary socks and clothing are more than just fashion items. They're expressions of personal style and statements of literary passion. They offer comfort, and for true book lovers, they provide an additional layer of joy during their reading time. Imagine curling up with a favorite book, wrapped in a cozy, book-themed cardigan. Or imagine stepping out in stylish literary socks that spark conversations with fellow bibliophiles.

The perfect gifts for book lovers extend beyond the pages of a book. These items allow book lovers to wear their love for literature quite literally and, in doing so, celebrate their passion in a unique and fun way.

How to Choose the Perfect Literary Clothing Item

When choosing literary clothing or socks as gifts, there are a few things to consider. Firstly, consider the recipient's personal style and preferences. Do they prefer subtle references, or are they all about bold, loud expressions of their love for literature?

Next, think about practicality. A cozy cardigan or a pair of comfortable socks can be used daily, making the gift both thoughtful and useful. For instance, the Cats and Stacks Socks combine comfort, style, and a love for literature, making them an ideal choice.

Finally, consider the message or statement the clothing item makes. A T-shirt or sweatshirt emblazoned with a favorite literary quote or book cover is not just a piece of clothing, it's a conversation starter, a statement piece, and a testament to their love for books.

In summary, literary socks and clothing make for great book themed gift ideas because they allow book lovers to proudly showcase their passion for literature in their everyday lives. Whether it's a cozy cardigan for their reading time or a pair of literary socks that spark conversations, these gifts are sure to be cherished by any book lover. Up next, we'll explore more unique gift ideas that perfectly cater to the literary-minded.

9. Book-Themed Jewelry

The Charm of Book-Themed Jewelry

Just like a riveting storyline or a compelling character, book-themed jewelry has its own unique charm that's hard to resist for any bibliophile. It allows book lovers to wear their passion for literature literally close to their hearts. The joy of receiving a piece of jewelry that's not just beautiful but also symbolizes their love for books is truly priceless.

Imagine a necklace with a pendant shaped like their favorite literary character, or a charm bracelet adorned with book-themed charms. Such pieces are not just accessories, they are conversation starters, allowing the wearer to express their love for literature in the most stylish way possible.

They can also be deeply personal, making them one of the most thoughtful book-themed gift ideas. For instance, a pair of earrings shaped like mini books can remind them of their favorite titles, or a ring engraved with a quote from a beloved author can make them feel connected to literature.

What makes these gifts even more special is the story they tell. Each piece of book-themed jewelry is a testament to the power of literature, much like how each book is a testament to the power of storytelling.

How to Choose the Perfect Piece of Book-Themed Jewelry

When it comes to choosing the perfect piece of book-themed jewelry, consider the recipient's personal style and favorite books or authors. Here are some tips:

  1. Think about the type of jewelry they usually wear. Do they prefer necklaces, bracelets, or earrings? Do they like bold pieces or something more delicate?

  2. Consider their favorite books or authors. Can you find a piece that represents these favorites? For instance, a pendant shaped like a character from their favorite novel, or a bracelet featuring charms that represent different books they love.

  3. Look for unique designs. The best part about book-themed jewelry is that it's not just about the looks, but also about the meaning behind them. Look for pieces that are unique and tell a story, just like the books they love.

  4. Think about the material and quality. It's important to choose a piece that's well-made and durable. After all, you want your gift to be cherished for a long time.

The perfect piece of book-themed jewelry is not just about the aesthetics but also about the connection to literature. It's about giving a gift that's both beautiful and meaningful, one that the recipient will cherish not just because it looks good, but because it reminds them of their love for books.

At Frostbeard Studio, we understand the deep connection book lovers have with literature. That's why we strive to create unique and thoughtful gifts that cater to their literary passion, from our signature book-inspired candles to our collection of book-themed accessories.

Next, we'll explore another unique gift idea for book lovers – something that's not a book, an accessory, or a piece of jewelry. Stay tuned to find out!

10. Subscription to a Book Box Service

Surprise your book-loving friend with a literary adventure that keeps on giving. A subscription to a book box service is one of the most thrilling book themed gift ideas out there. It's like gifting them a mystery novel where they get to uncover a new plot twist every month!

The Excitement of a Book Box Subscription

Imagine the thrill of receiving a parcel every month, filled with surprise book-themed items. It's like Christmas morning, but every 30 days! Not only does it include a carefully curated book, but also other literary goodies that will enhance the reading experience.

But wait, you're thinking, "We're Frostbeard Studio, we specialize in book-inspired candles, not book boxes!" That's where you're wrong. As part of the Frostbeard community, we're all about enhancing the reading experience and what better way to do it than with a book box subscription, right?

How to Choose the Perfect Book Box Subscription

When it comes to book box services, there are a few things to consider. The first is the recipient's reading preference. Do they love fantasy novels? Or are they more into non-fiction? Knowing this will help you select a subscription that tailors to their taste.

Secondly, consider what extras they would enjoy. Some book boxes include gourmet snacks or coffee for a cozy reading session, while others provide bookish accessories or author interviews for a more immersive experience.

The right book box service can turn reading from a solitary act into a shared experience, offering book-themed items that connect readers to a wider community of book lovers.

So, while we might not offer book box subscriptions at Frostbeard Studio, we highly recommend them as a unique and exciting gift for any bookworm. And don't forget, no reading experience is complete without the perfect ambiance - a book-inspired candle from our collection would be a delightful addition to any book box gift! 

We do offer monthly candle subscriptions as part of our candle of the month collection. Each month we create a completely new unique literary fragrance, this could pair perfectly with a book box subscription for a gift.


Recap of the Best Book-Themed Gift Ideas

We've journeyed through the realm of book-themed gift ideas, from the enchanting scents of our literary candles at Frostbeard Studio to the cozy comfort of book-themed socks and clothing. We've seen how the allure of book-shaped pins and accessories can add a unique touch to any book lover's collection. Not to forget the practical utility of reading glasses and highlighters.

Who could resist the inviting warmth of a mug, especially one adorned with a favorite literary quote or character? Or the intriguing charm of book-themed jewelry? And let's not forget the utility and comfort provided by page-spreaders and book pillows, or the visual appeal of keepsake books.

Finally, we explored the thrill of a book box subscription, a gift that keeps on giving, delivering joy and excitement every month.

Final Thoughts on Choosing the Perfect Book-Themed Gift

Choosing the perfect gift for a book lover goes beyond the gift itself—it's about understanding and appreciating their passion. Each of these book-themed gift ideas can add a touch of magic to their reading experience, enhancing it in unique and delightful ways.

The key to selecting a perfect gift is to think about the recipient's reading style and their literary passions. Are they fans of a particular author or book series? Do they love a specific genre? Or do they prefer the convenience of e-books? Answering these questions can guide you towards an ideal gift.

And of course, don't forget the fun factor. Reading brings joy, and gifts that add to that joy can be a big hit. Whether it's a pair of literary socks, a unique book-shaped pin, or one of our book-scented candles, the thought and care you put into selecting the perfect gift can speak volumes.

The best gift is one that comes from the heart, one that shows you understand and appreciate their love for books. We hope this guide has given you some great ideas for amazing book-themed gifts. Happy gifting!

For more book-themed gift ideas or to browse our collection of book-inspired candles, visit our Frostbeard Studio page.