The Book Lover's Gift Guide - Mo Fanning Author
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The Book Lover’s Gift Guide

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I often find myself at the receiving end of my husband’s gentle grumbles as I unwittingly unveil a recent purchase that mirrors what he’d been contemplating as a gift for me. It’s the quintessential quandary of gifting for a bibliophile.

However, fear not, for every reader has their unique taste, and there’s a treasure trove of gifts waiting to be discovered. Here are some curated picks for different breeds of book lovers that will not only delight them but also transcend the ordinary:

For the Audiobook Aficionado

Audible Subscription: Gift the magic of storytelling with an Audible subscription, opening doors to a vast realm of audiobooks that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.
Bluetooth Headphones: Elevate their listening experience with a pair of high-quality Bluetooth headphones, making every narrative more immersive.
Book-themed Playing Cards: For those moments of pause, these literary-themed playing cards are a whimsical diversion, mingling play with their love for books.

Gifts for book loversFor the Cosy Connoisseur

Kindle or Tablet: The modern-day retreat for the avid reader, a Kindle or tablet is the portal to endless stories, perfect for cosy corners.
Soft Blanket or Socks: Wrap them in comfort with a plush blanket or a pair of soft socks, making their reading nooks a haven of warmth.
Bookish Scented Candle: Ignite the ambience with a candle that whispers the scent of ancient libraries or fresh pages, enhancing their reading realm.

For the Literary Luminary

Beautiful Special Editions: Bestow upon them a collectible edition of their cherished classics, a treasure that marries aesthetics with nostalgia.
Book Journal: A companion for their literary journey, a book journal to capture quotes, musings, and reflections on the pages traversed.
Bookish Tote Bag: A tote that bears their literary allegiance, a stylish vessel for the books they hold dear.

For the Young Explorer

Book Subscription Box: Ignite their adventure with a subscription box that delivers curated reads, nurturing their young minds.
Book Light: A gentle glow to accompany their nocturnal readings, making every bedtime story an enchanting voyage.
Fancy Bookmarks: Whimsical bookmarks that not only guard the pages but also make reading a magical escapade.

The joy of gifting to a book lover is that the avenues are endless. Be it a whimsical book-themed mug, a customisable book sleeve, or a donation to a literacy charity in their name, each gesture is a nod to  literary love.

So, as you embark on your bookish gifting expedition, may each present echo the whimsy and wonder that books entail. Happy book gifting!

By Mo Fanning

Mo Fanning is a British author of dark romantic comedies including the Book of the Year nominated bestseller 'The Armchair Bride', 'Rebuilding Alexandra Small' and 2022's hit holiday romcom 'Ghosted'.

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