If you’re on the hunt for something a little off-book for your family and friends this holiday season, Dymocks have a range of different gifts that stack up – think games, cute stationery, puzzles, reading lights, and so much more.
From stocking stuffers to Secret Santa, here are our top 20 picks of the best gifts for book lovers.
When author Trent Dalton wrote his best-seller, Boy Swallows Universe, he probably never imagined its beautifully illustrated cover would be turned into a stunning jigsaw puzzle. This is one of our top gifts for book lovers – particularly anyone who also loved the book.
There’ll be no pages lost when your lucky loved one joins Harry and the gang on their hunt for Horcruxes. No doubt about it, this officially licensed bookmark is one of the best gifts for book lovers and Harry Potter fans alike.
A stunning companion to the book The Lost Words, written by Robert Macfarlane and beautifully illustrated by Jackie Morris, this card game is a great way to get the family involved in the magic of nature. Grab the book, too, and you’ve got yourself a couple of amazing gifts for book lovers of all ages.
Of all the amazing gifts for book lovers on Dymocks’ shelves, this might just be the ultimate pick! Curated by YouTube star Hannah Azerang of ‘A Clockwork Reader’ fame, this journal gives bookworms and would-be writers alike a personal space to jot down thoughts, ideas and inspiration about their favourite page-turners.
The Reader's Reading Lamp is the perfect companion for the avid reader. With their super-bright LED light, they are ideal for reading at night or in dimmed lighting. The Reader's Lamps each have an adjustable arm and neck so you can position them to best illuminate your reading. Lightweight, ideal for travellers and late night readers. Also available in pink and white.
Carry around your favourite reads in this very bookish tote. With an ode to your forever growing TBR pile you’ll be able to carry ‘Books for Days’ and keep them close at hand. Features a zipper and inside pocket (especially for your Dymocks Booklover Rewards card).
For the Jane Austen fans in your life, look no further than this stunning set of 20 elegant cards and envelopes. They’re not only pretty but also feature some of the author’s most memorable quotes – and, in a very on-theme twist, they come with matching seals. Nan won’t be able to get enough!
Sending presents to friends and family overseas? Give them a little taste of Australiana with one of our favourite gifts for book lovers, Australia-themed Monopoly. Forget the dog and the top hat – your international crew can make their way around the board as a meat pie or a barbecue and visit the nation’s most famous icons.
Nothing goes with a good book quite as well as a hot cuppa, and when it comes to amazing gifts for book lovers, this literary mug covers all bases. Decorated with the covers of history’s greatest female writers, your lucky loved one will be inspired every time they take a sip.
There are a few things every good book club needs, and with this snazzy kit, you can set up your mum/brother/colleague with all the essentials for a good old-fashioned chinwag about their favourite tomes. From conversation prompt cards to an hourglass timer (nobody wants Aunt Ethel rabbiting on for more than five minutes) and even literary-inspired cocktail recipes, this is the present for book-club fans.
We already know book lights make some of the best gifts for book lovers – add a unicorn into the mix and you’ve got yourself a cute, quirky stocking stuffer that’s sure to please the young and the young at heart.
Calling all word nerds – this is, hands-down, one of the best gifts for book lovers who think they know it all! A great game that lets all the family join in on the grammatical fun – and players may just learn a thing or two about the old English language while they’re at it.
If you’re in the market for a pressie with the luxe factor, look no further than this decadent set. Enhance your space with this stunning natural volcanic diffuser with Milligram’s signature Australian forest-inspired scent - the perfect accompaniment to a relaxing afternoon spent curled up with a good book.
Baby Yoda stole all our hearts when he burst onto the scene in The Mandalorian, and now he’s back – and wearable on your favourite person’s feet! Grab a pair of socks featuring ‘The Child’ plus anything else from Dymocks’ Star Wars range, and you’ve got a couple of gifts for book lovers that are bound to please.
Need a good gift for a gift-giver? Put these beautiful cards at the top of your Christmas present shopping list, and they’ll always have a stunning little something to pay it forward. The cards feature 16 traditional shibori designs, an ancient Japanese tie-dying technique.
We’ve all got that friend who claims to be a true literary aficionado – you know, quotes Dickens on the reg, knows the birthplace of every famous author throughout history… Now you can put their knowledge to the test with this game, full of tricky questions about history’s writing greats.
Accio quote tote! If Hermoine Granger of Harry Potter fame had known her words would one day be immortalised on a cute bookbag, we’re sure she would’ve been completely chuffed. Pick up this sweet carry-all for the Potter lover in your life.
Go big or go home! As far as gifts for book lovers go, this clip-on light is a doozy. Practical and versatile, it not only clips onto pretty much anything, but is also self-standing (if the lucky recipient does happen to find themselves without something to clip to). A great one for avid readers to take camping this holiday season!
If your dad considers himself a super sleuth, your best friend believes they can solve any mystery or you’re just trying to find the perfect pressie for a big Sir Arthur Conan Doyle fan, this game must go under the tree this year. Players begin at the infamous home of Sherlock Holmes – 221B Baker Street – and make their way through London’s streets, mystery by mystery.
Fans of Dracula - and vampires in general - will love piecing together this stunning puzzle packed with characters and moments from the classic novel. Discover even more with an illustrated poster and facts including detail on each character from this dark world.