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Bookish Christmas Gift Guide

Here are a few Christmas gift ideas from around the interweb for the book lover in your life!

Dorothy Book Map

Dorothy Book Map, courtesy of

1. A beautiful street map made up of titles from the cannon of English Literature and a few more beside from the team at Dorothy. I can see this being framed above a desk and generating many pleasant daydreams.

Fairy Tale Bookends from

Fairy Tale Bookends, courtesy of

2. I love these whimsical, fairy tale bookends from

Brass Cuff with Literary Quote, courtesy of JezebelCharms

Brass Cuff with Literary Quote, courtesy of JezebelCharms

3. I have a similar cuff to this from JezebelCharms on Etsy. I love being able to look down  at my wrist to see an uplifting quote from one of my favourite books. Quotes from Shakespeare, Bram Stoker and Austen are available as well Рa perfect present for a book and jewellery lover.

Kindle Paperwhite, courtesy of

Kindle Paperwhite, courtesy of

4. A Kindle Paperwhite would be an excellent present if your bookworm doesn’t already have one.

And finally, a wonderful online shop for all things generally bookish is the The Literary Gift Company. Have a lovely time browsing!