Did the holidays sneak up on you this year before you had time to kickstart your holiday shopping? There’s nothing worse than realizing you forgot to buy a Christmas gift for someone on your list. However, don’t be too hard on yourself—we’ve all been there. Fortunately, Amazon is great for when you’re in a pinch, especially if you have a Prime membership, which grants you free two-day delivery on most items. And, here at Bookstr, we’ve compiled a gift guide of some of the best to make it extra easy for you. So, without further ado, here are some amazing Amazon finds for your last-minute holiday shopping.
I don’t know about you, but personally, I’m a total night owl. One of my favorite things to do before bed is curl up with a good book. However, depending on where I am, sometimes the lighting is way too dim to read without straining my eyes. This portable reading light is the perfect gift for the nocturnal bookworms in your life. It can be used for so many other things too—sewing, knitting, crafting, makeshift flashlight, and more!
Candles make good gifts for just about everyone you know. Homesick is a brand known for its quality products, and this specific one sounds amazing. With notes of warm nutmeg, amber, and sandalwood, Book Club is supposed to smell like cozying up with your favorite novel on a rainy day. And, if that’s not your style, there are over twenty other fragrance options to choose from.
This water bottle is perfect for your loved ones who are always on the go. Since it’s collapsible, it can fit in even the tiniest compartments and pockets. Plus, there’s a variety of colors to pick from, so you can get one for everyone you know!
4. Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle
Know a cocktail connoisseur who also just happens to be a fan of the classics? Surprise them with this cute cocktail book! Inside, you’ll find sixty-five delicious drink recipes paired with wry commentary on history’s most beloved novels. Not only that, but Federle also incorporates bar bites, drinking games, and whimsical illustrations throughout. And, to top it all off, the drinks all have punny names, like The Pitcher of Dorian Grey Goose and Romeo and Julep. What’s not to love?
Hate watching TV or reading while lying down? Does it make your neck hurt? Strain your eyes? Well, suffer no longer—these special spectacles enable you to enjoy your favorite activities without even having to lift your head.
These memory foam slippers have rave reviews, and rightfully so! They might just be the closest thing to walking on clouds. Additionally, they’re a cute and comfy way to keep your feet warm all winter long. Go ahead and get a pair in each shade for all your loved ones.
Is there someone in your life who’s always cold? This Sherpa weighted blanket, which comes in 11 different shades, might just be the gift for them! Weighing 15 pounds, this blanket is designed to keep you warm and relaxed throughout the night. And, it also just happens to be super soft.
For the readers in your life who often travel or commute, a Kindle can be an extremely thoughtful surprise. Physical copies of books are often heavy or dense, while this Kindle can store hundreds to thousands of books and audiobooks. And, if you really want to give the gift that keeps on giving, you can pair it with Kindle Unlimited, which made our gift guide on the must-have book subscription services of 2022.
This Keurig maker would make any caffeine drinker happy. The perfect gift for your loved one heading off to college for the first time or for your friend who works from home. And, while you’re at it, Amazon has an extensive variety of Keurig pods available that you can pair with it, ranging from coffee to tea, to hot chocolate.
10. Coffee Mug
Who doesn’t love a good mug? Personally, I think you can never have enough of them. This one would make a great addition to any bibliophile’s cabinet.
11. Foot Massager
Know someone who enjoys the finer things in life? Give them the gift of a massage—wherever they want, whenever they want! This one’s a must-have for any self-care devotee who wants to experience the ultimate spa day from the comfort of their couch.
Give them a gift they’ll never forget, quite literally. With this instant film camera, they’ll be able to lock memories in time with the push of a button. This specific one has a bunch of perks, like selfie mode and two included shutter button accessories. Also, did we mention it comes in a bunch of fun colors?
Hear me out—no private library is complete without a custom book embosser. This one, in particular, is extra-official looking and can be utilized for documents and textbooks as well. All in all, it’s the perfect present for your friend who can’t stop buying books.
Still looking for the perfect present? Here at Bookstr, we’ve got you covered! For more gift guides, click here.
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