Category Archives: book lover gifts

Gifts for Book Lovers, part 1

I’ve pulled together some great gifts for book lovers, or the writer or librarian in your life. I hope you’ll find some things that please you. I sure did. One of the perfect and most enjoyable gifts for a book … Continue reading

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book-related perfume

I’m not into perfume. I like natural scents, and am particular. But I love the names of these perfumes that Elizabeth mentioned over at Fuse #8! These perfumes almost make me wish I liked perfume. 🙂 Fun, fun, fun! Paperback … Continue reading

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a bed cover that’s a book

I love book related items; both the reader and writer in me delight in them. And I thought this book bedcover looked both unique and interesting. This “Bedtime Stories” blanket by designer Tiago da Fonseca has several linen sheets that … Continue reading

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free printable bookplates and other book printables for children’s and teen books

If you love books, or want to give a gift to a book lover, an attractive book plate can come in handy. Or one that has meaning to you, because of the author, illustrator, or character mentioned or shown in … Continue reading

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more free printable bookmarks, some based on children’s books

I love bookmarks. I’ve said it before, here, but there’s something that feels good about having a bookmark that is visually pleasing, that says something meaningful or that speaks to you, or that has a character from a book you … Continue reading

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Big Cozy Books furniture

Big Cozy Books creates some of the most beautiful book-themed furniture I’ve ever seen. The furniture draws on a love for books while looking whimsical, appealing, and comfortable. With a number of Big Cozy Books pieces together, any room could … Continue reading

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A different kind of book light – book light in a book cover

I just found a different kind of book light–one worth real consideration for those of us who are looking for the perfect book light. This book light is created as part of the book cover, so it doesn’t clip on … Continue reading

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bookmarks I love, and bookmarks I don’t

I love bookmarks. I’ve loved them ever since I was a kid, reading novels, swallowing them in huge gulps. I’ve gone through tons of bookmarks over the years–and I still like making and buying new ones. But there are some … Continue reading

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my ongoing search for the perfect book light

I have been searching for the perfect book light for years. Why a book light? I like to be able to read anywhere I go–on the bus, in a not-well-lit waiting room, in line ups, late at night, or even–yes, … Continue reading

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new independent children’s bookstore online

There’s a new children’s independent bookstore online: Through the Magic Door. When so many small independent children’s bookstores are disappearing, it’s nice to see one emerging, even if it only exists online. (If you have a local independent bookstore, it’s … Continue reading

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