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Christmas Gifts for Readers and Writers

Favourite Books

No gift guide would be complete without a few great books thrown in, so along with a collection of reading related gift ideas, I have compiled a list of books which I have enjoyed recently and would happily read again and again.

If you can think of any great festive gift ideas for book lovers, share it in the comments below

Recommended Books

  • Cuckoo by Julia Crouch
  • About Last Night by Adele Parks
  • You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sara Manning
  • The Accidental Proposal by Matt Dunn
  • Meet me At the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan
  • Me and My Sisters by Sinead Moriarty
  • The Truth About Melody Browne by Lisa Jewell
  • The Ugly Sister by Jane Fallon
  • Kate’s Wedding by Chrissie Manby
  • The Leopard by Jo Nesbo

Personal Library Kit

Personal Library KitThe “Personal Library Kit” is the perfect gift for book lovers that don’t mind lending their books out, but like to keep a track of them. With the aid of this quirky kit complete with stamp and checkout cards — it is the ideal gift for the secret librarian in all of us.

Penguin Mug

Penguin MugsOne thing I have discovered from interviewing authors, is that the one item most writers need beside them whilst sitting down to write, is a hot mug of tea. These traditional Penguin mugs featuring Penguin classic’s such as “Jane Eyre” and “Pride and Prejudice”, are sure motivational tool to help inspire a best seller.

Amazon Kindle

KindleIf you know someone who loves reading and can’t to take enough books with you when out and about, then the Amazon Kindle may be the ideal gift. Small enough to fit in your pocket and capable of holding up to 1400 books, you will definately not run out of something to read with this handy little device.

The Creativity Hub Rory’s Story Cubes

Rory's Story CubesLike a story with your own personal twist? Then “The Creativity Hub Rory’s Story Cubes”, may just be the thing to make Christmas morning a little bit more entertaining. The ideal gift for a party, Story Cubes provide hours of entertainment with unlimited story combinations, as the roll of each cube opens the door to a unique twist on each story. It is a a game for everyone and is perfect for young and old alike.

Misery Bear’s Guide to Love & Heartbreak

Misery Bear's Guide To Heartbreak“Misery Bear’s Guide to Love and Heart break” is a delightful book for a more mature audience, based on the story of Misery Bear. It contains a collection of his poems, thoughts, photos plus so much more. Though it will probably not improve your love life, it will make a lovely thoughtful gift, as we all cross our fingers and paws that Misery Bear will eventually find someone to love him.

Moleskine Large Plain Notebook

MoleskinesMoleskines, the perfect treat for jotting down notes in the simple, traditional ruled notebooks that have become popular with designers and writers.

What I Read (Red) Mini Journal

Mini JournalIf you are like me and like to keep track of books that you have read then the “What I read” Mini Journal is ideal for jotting down book names and ideas and small enough to slip into the smallest of bags. With its beautiful red cover, the mini journal makes the perfect stocking filler.

Alice In Wonderland, Retro Shopping Bag

Alice in Wonderland Bag Like a lot of girls that in the world, I not only love books but I also love bags. So combine these two key ingredients together and you will find this retro “Alice In Wonderful” canvas shopper is a lovely treat. Throw this over your shoulder and fill it with books, just like all bags should be.

SUCK UK Bookrest lamp

Book Rest Lamp Is it a book, is it a light? Nope, it’s actually a Book Rest Lamp, perfect to rest your book on whilst you pop out to the kitchen to put the kettle on. Made from frosted glass, the lamp gives off a soft light, making an ideal environment for reading.

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