The holiday season can be stressful. After all, trying to find the perfect gift for anyone is difficult enough. But finding that perfect gift for a bibliophile? It’s nearly impossible. If you’re looking for some out-of-the-box ideas, try board games based on your bibliophile’s favorite books. Scroll down for some bookish board games we found on Amazon, that are perfect for any bibliophile.
A magical twist on a classical game of charades, Harry Potter Spellcasters, will have your family in a fit of laughter. Using Harry Potter’s wand, you must draw out the spell on your card while the rest of your family tries to guess the spell you cast. A family-friendly game to keep your family invested and present from the youngest member to the oldest.
A spellbinding twist on another classic game, the Harry Potter edition of Clue has it all. The mystery, everyone’s favorite characters, along with a moving board. That’s right, this game board has hidden staircases that regular doors may or may not have access to, or you might reveal the dark mark. Made for 3-5 players, this magical edition of the classic game Clue is bound to excite and intensify the gaming experience.
This cooperative deck-building game is meant to immerse yourself in strategy as you battle the Dark Lord in the Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle. With up to seven successive adventures, ranging in difficulty, this battle game is sure to keep your family busy. Unlock new secrets and adventures with your family in this game for 2-4 players, as you advance in the battle against the Dark Lord.
Anyone who loves Game of Thrones will be thrilled with this game based on their favorite book and TV series. Featuring two maps and all seven houses, Risk: Game of Thrones, will be sure to delight. Test your strategic skills in the War of Five in the lands of Westeros against your family. Or, combine the two maps to fight the war to end all wars.
Enjoy your family gatherings this holiday season with a double-sided custom-illustrated Clue game based on your favorite Game of Thrones moments. Choose your board and your mystery as you explore the confines of the Red Keep, or the streets of Meereen with designed scenes based on concept art from the show. With six different characters for each board and six possible murder weapons, Game of Thrones fans will be delighted by the intriguing take on this game of mystery.
Rediscover the horrors of Stephen King’s classic novel, It, with this terrifying It edition of Clue. With six custom tokens featured in the book, play as one of the seven kids from the Loser’s Club to unravel the mystery. Perfect for gifting horror book lovers, It Clue edition is sure to have your family jumping as you race to find Pennywise’s next victim for many holidays to come.
Inspired by The Lord of the Rings trilogy, this monopoly game is sure to please the bibliophile in the family. Protect the lands of Middle-Earth as you immerse yourself in the Lord of the Rings monopoly game this holiday season. Hold the power of the One Ring in your hands, but beware the longer you hold it, the more dangerous this game becomes. The perfect gift and holiday game to bring your family together to defeat the armies of Mordor.
A perfect gift for strategists, bibliophiles, or anyone that enjoys The Lord of the Rings, this strategy game will pit families against each other in their race to defeat the evilness of Mordor. The player that defeats the most powerful armies of Mordor is the rightful winner and claims bragging rights. Join the strategic fun, and build your fellowship to bring down the powers of Mordor this holiday season.
The perfect gifts to deliver this holiday season can be more unique than you think. These eight board games are sure to bond and divide families in their race to defeat armies, Pennywise, or the Dark Lord. Whether you’re looking for a strategic game or a game to create laughter, any of these are sure to accomplish your goal.
If you’re looking for more bookish gifts to purchase this holiday season, check out our other gift guides here!