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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Bookworms

by Christi Sheehan •  February 10, 2016  •   Follow

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This weekend is Valentine’s Day, and with this momentous holiday comes the pressure to pick the perfect gift. But what do you get the reader who has it all? Never fear, the list we’ve compiled is sure to make every kind of bookworm squeal with literary delight!


1. Novel Tea


This ingenious tea pack features 25 individually tagged tea bags, each with a moving literary quote. Though any bookworm with a penchant for tea would love this gem, it’s especially perfect for those with a love of Victorian-era literature.


2. First Lines of Literature Mug

This charming mug features some of the most eye-catching first lines in literature. From Dickens to Kerouac, this 16 oz. vessel of liquid and literature has something for every reader.


3. Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist

Voted the 2013 Goodreads Choice Award in Food & Cookbooks, this cheeky book is the perfect for the barfly bookworm. Featuring 65 drink recipes with clever, tongue-in-cheek titles such as Romeo and Julep and Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margarita, this title will have your significant other celebrating long after Valentine’s is over.


4. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Vintage Pendant


This beautiful necklace marries contemporary fashion with the iconic style of Alice’s world. Coupling Alice’s “It would be so nice if something made sense for a change” quote with the classic Unbirthday Party scene, this pendant is the perfect choice for the eternal Lewis Carroll fan.


5. Handmade Bookshelf Infinity Scarf


This bookshelf infinity scarf is an essential wardrobe addition for any fashionista with a literary bent. The scarf comes in both black and brown, and is the perfect topper to any winter outfit calling for a bookish flare!


6. So Many Books So Little Time Sleepshirt


This sleep shirt is perfect for any bookworm who loves to curl up with a good book on cozy reading nights–and days!


7. The Book Lover’s Page-A-Day Calendar 2016

Filled with daily book recommendations, famous last lines, literary quizzes and author facts, this 2016 calendar will brighten your bookworm’s day throughout the year.


8. Antiquarian Bookplates


These charming, classic bookplates are perfect for the bookworm with an enviable book collection. Let your significant other show off his or her personal collection in style!


9. Book Lover’s Book Style 3 Pack Gift


Combining two of the greatest inventions of the modern world-literature and chocolate- this tasty gift features chocolate pieces wrapped in adorable mock book covers. Sure to please any bookworm with a taste for the finer things in life!


10. Women’s Too Fond Of Books Tote Bag


This last gift is the perfect choice for the feminist with a sense of humor. Emblazoned with Louisa May Alcott’s tongue-in-cheek quote, “She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain”, this tote is the perfect size for carrying around your books. Just be careful not to turn any brains in the process!


We hope this list has made the hunt for the perfect gift a bit easier. Happy Valentine’s Day!


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About Christi Sheehan

Christi Sheehan joins the ranks of Bibliocrunch from her previous position as an Assistant Editor at Oxford University Press. She was graduated from Marist College with a degree in English (with a concentration in Writing) in 2012. Since then, Christi completed a number of social media and editorial internships. She currently works as a book reviewer for In her free time, Christi enjoys reading (primarily books in the mystery, literary fiction, and poetry genres), writing, singing, unabashedly watching the Real Housewives series on Bravo while on the elliptical, teaching swim classes at her local Y, and kicking her boyfriend’s butt in P90X classes at her local gym. You can follow her daily musings about life and books at her twitter handle, @ChristiShee.