The 30 best gifts for book lovers (that aren’t books)

The best gifts for book lovers don’t just have to be a shiny new paperback or a gift voucher to fuel their literary obsession. We’ve chosen a range of gifts that will delight your bibliophile friend, from accessories to quirky presents they won’t have thought of.

If your loved one is obsessed with reading, look no further than our list of the best bookworm gifts; whether they’re a fan of thought-provoking book club books or the best feminist books. The gifts below span various budgets, but the majority are inexpensive, thoughtful presents that they’ll be excited to open, and that won’t add to their ever-expanding TBR (to-be-read) pile.

Where to buy the best gifts for book lovers in the UK

  • Amazon: Bookish clothes, accessories and more, plus gift vouchers
  • Bookaroo: Great gifts for the book-obsessed including book pouches and stands
  • Bookishly: A wide range of quirky literary gifts, plus subscription vouchers
  • Etsy: Quirky gifts from small brands, with personalized options available
  • Foyles: Browse bookish gifts such as tote bags, puzzles and more
  • Not on the High Street: Homemade, artisanal gifts from independent sellers
  • Papier: Reading journals, stationery, desk organizers and more
  • The Literary Gift Company: Browse quirky, personalized bibliophile gifts¬†
  • Uncommon Goods: Bookworm gifts you won’t have thought of, including games
  • Waterstones: Shop book vouchers, as well as stationery, games and gifts

Our pick of the best gifts for book lovers in the UK