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11 Gifts For Your #BookTok-Obsessed Friend Who Doesn't Need Another Damn Book

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In the massive landscape of social media trends, #BookTok is a literary haven where bookworms unite to share their love for page-turners, and where reading becomes a community experience. In search of the perfect gift for the bibliophiles in your life that go beyond the pages? Well, you’ve landed just in the right place.

Here, you’ll find the best gifts that aren’t traditional books and have earned #BookTok’s seal of approval (which is tough to do, have you read the comments?!) to make every bookworm’s life easier and more exciting for reading. From literary-themed merch to quirky accessories and high-tech gadgets, this list offers a fresh perspective on the #BookTok culture. Think everything from reading lights for those late-night NSFW sessions, to sweet-smelling candles for their next book club gathering and wireless headphones for the girlies who prefer an audio book (it’s me, hi!). This guide has something for every type of book lover, allowing them all to tap into the latest ~lit~ trends with gifts that speak to their passion. Ahead, the 11 best best gifts for book lovers that aren’t actually books.

A reading light/resting place for their books

Book Rest LED Lamp

Or, one one for their neck

LED Neck Reading Light

A pack of adorable mushroom-shaped bookmarks

Genuine Fred Magic Sprout, Mini-Mushroom Bookmarks

A super chic book nook

Upergo Adjustable Acrylic Book Stand for Reading

For their audio book listening pleasure

Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

Fancy bookends

Koville Luxury Indian Marble Bookends for Shelves

Their own personal library kit

Knock Knock Original Personal Library Kit

A book locket necklace

Anthropologie Book Locket Necklace

This best-selling e-reader

Kindle Paperwhite

A new coffee mug


A candle for their next book club sesh

Homesick Book Club Candle


Andrea Marie
Andrea Marie