Books About Books | Gifts for Book Lovers

I cannot believe Christmas is almost here! I like to put together some sort of gift guide every year, and I thought I would mix it up and do a bit of a series. This is part one, where I am sharing all of my books about books that I think would make for great gifts for book lovers. I know that we can be difficult to buy for because it is hard to know what we have read or what we might be interested in, but you can never go wrong with a book about books!

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The Snooty Bookshop: Fifty Literary Postcards by Tom Gauld 

Tom Gauld is a cartoonist for The Guardian, so you may recognize his name! The Snooky Bookshop is a collection of 50 literary postcards and each one of them is more relatable than the last.

Book Nerd by Holly Maguire

Book Nerd is the newest book to my collection and it is probably the most adorable! I am in love with all of the illustrations and I know that there is a matching puzzle that you can buy as well!

I’d Rather Be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers

I’d Rather Be Reading is a perfect mix of ilustrations and essays. I particularly love the essay from Ann Patchett!

Book Love by Debbie Tung 

Book Love actually won a Goodreads Choice Award the year it came out and it is so sweet! I love this comic and it is just so damn relatable!

Reading Art: Art for Book Lovers

Reading Art is the perfect gift for books lovers who also appreciate art! It is a collection of photos of art throughout history that includes people reading or is somehow literary.

The Hollywood Book Club

The Hollywood Book Club is a collection of photos of celebrities who love reading!

Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany

Bibliophile is so gorgeous in person! I am in love with the illustrations and all of the recommendations. Anyone who is on bookstagram will appreciate this gift!

I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf

What is it about book-related comics that just works!? I’ll Judge You By Your Bookshelf is hilarious and any bookworm will relate to it!

Well-Read Women: Portraits of Fiction’s Most Beloved Heroines

Well-Read Women is collection of stunning illustrations and quotes from some of fiction’s most well-known heroines.

The Great American Read: The Book of Books: Explore America’s 100 Best-Loved Novels

The Book of Books highlights 100 of America’s best-loved novels and it is really interesting to see which books are included!

Books I Don’t Own but Have My Eye On

Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread 

Bibliophile: Diverse Spines

I’d Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life

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  1. Love this! I got Book Nerd for my birthday this year and it’s so cute! The bookstore I went to yesterday had a few of these and my friend and I spent waaaay too much time looking through them all – but time well spent! 😊

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