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Gift ideas for books lovers

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Shopping for the book lover on your list might be easier than you think. While it's true that you might not know recent titles they've already read or what genre they try to avoid if possible, there are certain gifts that nearly any avid reader will love. Below is a list of ideas to please the book lover in your life without spending hours searching the bookstore for the perfect book:

Old editions of classic literature- Independent and used bookstores are great places to search for old editions of classic favorites. Most book lovers have at least on classic book they have multiple copies of and never tire of receiving another edition.

Holiday and themed cookbooks-Themed cookbooks are a great gift idea for those readers that also enjoy cooking or baking. They are often openly displayed during a holiday season and can easily be found in the cookbook section for other occasions.

Journals- Journals are great gifts for avid readers that also enjoy writing. Journals with nicely designed covers are sold near the register of almost any bookstore or in the gift section of most card shops.

Gift cards- Gift cards to bookstores always make good gifts for avid readers. Typically easy to find and available in a number of stores with convenient holiday hours, gift cards make practical last minute gifts for any book lover. Fans of e-readers, such as the Kindle or Nook, can use and Barnes and Noble gift cards for their e-book purchases.


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