12 Last-minute Valentine’s Day Gifts for Book Lovers

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This Valentine’s Day, some gifts will touch the hearts of your loved ones and will be treasured for years to come, while others might be consumed and forgotten faster than you can say “Cupid”. So if you are looking for a last-minute unique gift that is bound to leave a lasting impression on your favourite book lover, then you have come to the right place. Our selection of Valentine’s Day gift ideas -ranging from quirky apparel to personalised book accessories-will delight any bookworm looking to celebrate the joy of reading in style. 

3D Bookshelf Mug

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Indulge in a unique coffee experience with a 3D Bookshelf Mug. This innovative and beautifully crafted mug features a hidden bookshelf inside, creating a mesmerizing 3D effect that will delight any book lover.

The mug is made from high-quality, durable ceramic, ensuring it can handle hot or cold beverages. It holds 11 ounces of liquid, making it the perfect companion for your morning coffee or evening tea while you dive into your favorite novel.

The print retains its quality and luster when used in both microwaves and the dishwasher. 

An ideal gift choice for bibliophiles who love coffee and a hidden library inside their cup.

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When It Rains It Poes T-shirt

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Pay homage to your favorite Baltimore literary legend, the master of macabre-Edgar Allan Poe- in style. This soft, black T-shirt is the perfect blend of spooky and humorous. Wear Poe’s legacy with pride and let this goth icon inspire and showcase your dark sense of humor.

An ideal gift for literature enthusiasts, “When it Rains, It Poes” T-shirt allows you to share the wit and dark allure of Poe’s world with the English majors and other book lovers in your life. 

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The Lord of The Rings Bookends

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Help your book lover make a statement on their shelves with these unique bookends that blend function and style seamlessly. 

These decorative bookends aren’t just ordinary book supports; they are decorative masterpieces designed to enhance the aesthetics of your space.

The sturdy bookends will also keep the heaviest books organized and upright with the robust support of thoughtfully placed rubber pads on the bottom of each bookend to ensure they stay securely in place, protecting shelves from unsightly scratches. 

Incredibly versatile, these Lord of The Rings bookends can be used on the shelves or on an office desk.

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Silver Victorian Book Locket Personalised Gift


Surprise your favourite book lover with this beautifully detailed miniature book locket with a personalised message hidden inside!

Exquisitely detailed personalised locket represents a miniature book made from silver plated brass. There is a secret message inside, specially folded and fitted in the locket to look just like the pages of a real book! You can choose any message you like to go inside this tiny book, up to a maximum of around 20 words. 

This piece of handmade jewellery comes packaged in a nice recycled gift box with a handmade tag.

Available from: www.notonthehighstreet.com

Book Lovers Letterbox Gift


What do you get a book lover who already has a lot of books?

This book lover gift box arrives in a letterbox friendly gift box, meaning that the postman can still deliver it even if the recipient is not in…

Each gift box contains:

3 x individually designed bookmarks

A choice of duo teabags – including English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Chamomile, Lemongrass or Ginger.

Coco milk chocolate bar – artisan chocolate, handmade in small batches in Edinburgh.

6 x soya wax melts in Bergamot and Sandalwood – just pop in a tea light or electric diffuser and each melt will last around 6 – 8 hours.

Available from: www.notonthehighstreet.com

Literary Lover Gift Set


This Gift Boxed Set for book lovers is a delightful personalised treasure for the literary lover in your life.

The set includes a beautifully designed bookmark and a unique reading tool that helps the reader navigate the pages of their favourite books comfortably, each time reading the special message that was chosen and engraved specially for them.

Choose any quote for the engraving, and a choice of three bookmark designs:

A snake and lion, stack of books surrounded by vines, or a witch flying over a village.

This bespoke tool is ingeniously shaped with a hole that allows you to slip your finger through, effortlessly spreading the pages and saving the reader’s hand from aching while they use their spare hand to sip their cofffee or wine! Or to cuddle up with someone.

The page spreader can be engraved with any message of your choice.

Available from: www.notonthehighstreet.com

Personalised Book Vase


A stunning, handmade personalised ceramic vase, crafted in the shape of a book which is decorated with your very own cover.

Designed to look slightly aged like a well worn book, the vase is handmade using clay slab building techniques and formed to create a realistic, life-size hard back book. 

The book cover is designed in a classically pretty, sage green style, and made to appear slightly worn around the edges making this the ideal personalised Valentine’s day gift.

Available from: www.notonthehighstreet.com

One More Chapter Candle


This special bookish candle will appeal to all book lovers. These handcrafted soy wax candles make the perfect accompaniment to those enjoy reading through their favourite book and can always settle into one more chapter.

Handmade with love in our Hertfordshire studio, this candle will bewitch the readers with it luxurious scent of Rich Velvet Vanilla. What’s more, it comes with a complimentary organza bag.

Available from: www.notonthehighstreet.com

Personalised Book Embosser

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The “Library of” Book Embossing Machine makes for an excellent gift for book enthusiasts and lovers of the written word. It also ensures the safe return of your books while making them truly special.

The book embosser is portable, versatile and customisable. You can add unique patterns and text to infuse a personalized touch, turning books into precious keepsakes.

Bonus point: with each purchase of a book embossing machine, you’ll receive ten mystery gifts as a token of our appreciation!

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Personalised Initial Leather Heart Page Corner Bookmark

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This Gorgeous heart-shaped Italian leather bookmark can be personalised for the lucky recipient to create a thoughtful bespoke gift.

The innovative leather bookmark slots over the corner of the page that you wish to mark.

The bookmark comes in a free Hurley burley velvet pouch and you can add a gift card for your special message.

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Reading Another Book Socks

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Pamper those book lovers in your life with the: “Reading Another Book- I Have No Shelf Control” socks from FunnyFeet!

Crafted with a blend of cotton and polyester, these dress socks are as comfortable as they are amusing. They’re designed to be one size fits most, allowing women of all sizes to showcase their stellar sense of humor as they relax back with another book.

Want to buy a gift that helps a great cause? For every pair of socks FunnyFeet sell, they donate a pair to homeless shelters within the USA.

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Personalised Book Nook Lamp

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Perfect gift for a book lover to decorate their ‘Book Nook’. The ambient glow will make their bedroom so cosy, perfect for relaxing and reading.

Personalised with the recipient’s name, this lamp is a thoughtful and unique gift that bookworms will love. They can illuminate the lamp and settle in for an enjoyable night of reading.

Ideal for Valentine’s Day, your favourite book lover will adore this stylish gift, which they can use in their bedroom, library or on their desk. 

To suit everyone’s tastes it has a sleek minimalist design and 7 colour variations to choose from that will add a lovely glow to the room.

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Stella is a Marketing Consultant and has been writing content for Full Text Archive since 2015. When she is not writing, she is meticulously planning our social and e-mail campaigns. Stella holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Russian Literature, which has provided a broad foundation from which she continues to explore the written world.

She spends her free time reading, visiting old castles and discovering new coffee shops. She can be reached at stella

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