11 Book-Related Gifts for Mother’s Day

11 Book-Related Gifts for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is almost here, so what better way to show the mothers in your life how much you appreciate their selflessness, love, and care than with adorable book-themed gifts and a must-read novel?   Here are some easy, breezy gift ideas for the mothers of the world:   1. Book-Scented Candles $18 Hearth & Hammer   via Hearth & Hammer   Ever wondered what your favorite stories smell like? Well, now you don’t have to! Hearth & Hammer offers a variety of scented candles based on famous pieces of literature, including The Green Light (a mix of ocean air, musk, and vanilla that encapsulates Gatsby’s infamous harbor), Walden Woods (a mix of fir, pine, …

Best Book Pins and Patches From Around Etsy

Best Book Pins and Patches From Around Etsy

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Etsy is best known for handmade goods like butterbeer scented candles to tea tins inspired by authors like Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare. Alongside the typical bookish gifts, there are tons of hidden gems, including pins and patches for those who like to show off their literary dedication.   Here are some of our favorites from across the site   1. DustandPages   via DustandPages   A part of a series of pins depicting Literary Landscapes, this Hobbiton pin features the classic hobbit hole, complete with Gandalf’s dwarf rune engraved on the door. DustandPages, based out of Fort Worth, Texas, stocks all things …

7 Literary Valentine’s Gifts to Woo Your Bookworm Beloved

7 Literary Valentine’s Gifts to Woo Your Bookworm Beloved

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Are you wondering how best to make sure your other half doesn’t dump your bookworm butt this Valentine’s Day? Well, never fear, they won’t leave you if you buy them these things.    You | Via Tenor   e.e. cummings “i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)” necklace       Harry Potter Lightning Bolt Necklace     “My Heart Burn There Too” Pendant from IT     Wind-Up Bird Pins from The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami     Jane Austen Quote Print      The rose from The Little Prince     Little Women charm …

6 Pros and Cons to Gifting Books to Fellow Bookworms!

6 Pros and Cons to Gifting Books to Fellow Bookworms!

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Ah, yes…the dreaded, exciting, and imaginative process of gift giving. This is usually a fun task when you know the person well who you’re shopping for. Perhaps they like jewelry, or a specific clothing brand, or maybe they just want a damn Amazon gift card. Hey that’s cool, you know exactly what they want! So, what about the people who don’t tell you what they want? More specifically, the bookworms.   If you have a self-proclaimed bookworm in your life, you would say they’d want… A BOOK! Right? Well, maybe wrong. Gifting a book could be a little tricky depending on …

Find out Your Favorite Celebrities’ Favorite Books

Find out Your Favorite Celebrities’ Favorite Books

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Overwhelmed by choice and unable to decide what books to ask Santa for this year? Let this strange assortment of famous people influence your decision. Derived from lists assembled by the likes of Ranker and Glamour, this ultimate celebrity book recommendation list is all you need this holiday season. Note, as I have, the amusing differences between the gushing comments of the likes of J. K. Rowling, and the concise statements of those like Kit Harington.    Daniel Radcliffe: “The Master and Margarita is now my favorite novel—it’s just the greatest explosion of imagination, craziness, satire, humor, and heart.” That sounds genuinely great. …