It’s CHRISTMAS which means it’s time to buy the romance bookworm in your life the best kind of gifts. If YOU are the romance bookworm in your life then all the better. I think you deserve all the gifts!
So I’ve pulled together a quick list of 21 fun and bookish gifts to make your romance loving heart beat faster!
So if you’re a romance reader – or are searching for a gift for a romance reader – then why not try one of these fantastically bookish Christmas gifts.
I’m Reading Sign
Want to let people know you’re not available because you’re reading romance?
Do so politely with this super cute wooden sign.
Grab it from Amazon for £7.80
Trope Candle – Secret Billionaire
If you ever wondered what a Secret Billionaire smells like – then wonder no more!
Bookworm Candle Crafts at Etsy has a whole selection of candles dedicated to our favourite romance tropes.
With rave reviews, grab yourself a Secret Billionaire, Friends to Lovers, Enemies to Lovers and many more.
From £3.50 / Approx. $5
Romance Novel Tropes Shirt
LizardInkStudio on Etsy sell cute and clever gifts for writers and book lovers!
This t-shirt is so pretty and perfect for any romance bookworm. Comes in a variety of colours and in sizes small to 2XL.
Prices around £25 / $33
Little Book Holder
I’m loving this simple idea to keep your book open while reading. Perfect if you need your hands free – or if you’re reading in the bath.
Available in a choice of 5 colours, the pink one is (unsurprisingly) my favourite.
£2.99 from Amazon.
Romance Hero Tropes Tote
Gah – I love this tote!
Listing lots of our favourite hero types – this bag is a little over £20 / $16. Absolute bargain for such a pretty affirmation of your love of romance novels.
Grab it from Meet Cute Creative on Etsy.
Temporary Reader Tattoos
Got a reader event coming up and want to display your love of books for all to see?
Or maybe you just want to test out your literary tattoo before going under the needle.
Either way, these temporary tattoos will look awesome on everyone!
£13.99 from The Literary Gift Company.
As much as I love romance books, stationery comes a close second.
These pretty pencils combine both my loves with cute sayings declaring my love of books for all to see.
Don’t lend these ones to anyone!
£5.99 from After Alice.
Only delivers to the UK. Bugger.
Tea & Books Sticker
I love a good sticker and this just ticks all my boxes.
Sure, it might not be specifically made for romance readers but I say it still shows my love for all things book love!
£1.50 (approx. $2) from JellyButtonUK at Etsy
Romance Trope Storage Boxes
I actually squealed when I saw these delicious trope storage bag boxes from Miss Bohemia on Etsy.
They come in a range of different tropes and bookish sayings and would be perfect for bookstagram or life in general!
Prices start at £14 / $19
Books Read in 2022 Bookmark
I love a good bookmark and have quite the collection. But what about one that keeps track of the books you’ve read in 2022?
This one is lovely although I might need to buy a few to keep up with my TBR!
From £2 or 3 for £5 from The Curious Cactus on Etsy.
Delivers to the UK only. (sorry my international friends).
Just a Girl Who Loves Books Poster
I adore this poster and it would be a gorgeous addition to any room in my house.
You can grab different sizes of this poster from Darren Art Gallery on Etsy.
Prices start from £15 / $20.
North and South Infinity Scarf
Christmas and historical romance go hand in hand for me and I just loved North and South. So who wouldn’t want one of these gorgeous scarves to show your love?
At Girl and the Gardenia’s Etsy store, there are also scarves from other classic novels as well as other pretty designs.
£25 per scarf.
Delivers to the UK only. Sorry again, international peeps.
Eat. Sleep. Romance Books T-Shirt
Another t-shirt for this list and it’s so true.
While this is obviously my favourite from Warya T-Shirts’ Etsy shop, they also do many other Eat.Sleep Tees for whatever else you’re into.
Coming in lots of colours and sizes, prices start from £14.80 (approx. $20).
Outlander Charm Bracelet
Know any Outlander fans? Well any of them would love this adorable charm bracelet featuring many signs and symbols from the popular book and TV series.
Grab it (complete with 17 charms) for £9 / $12 from Bookish Gifts.
Pink Romance Trope Mug
I couldn’t compile a list of gifts without featuring a mug. And you can’t get much cuter than this pink bookshelf full of all the best romance tropes.
£14.60 / $20 from the Cardigan Librarian at Etsy. (What an awesome shop name, too!)
Personal Library Kit
What better present for a bibliophile than this cute personal library kit?
Personally, I would just want to play at being a librarian rather than actually lending anyone my precious books!
£13.78 (approx. $18) from Amazon.
Personalised Leather Bookmark
This is so lovely! Choose your font, your words and the colour of your bookmark – and you’re ready to go.
Made of Italian leather and at a bargain price of just £12.50 (approx. $16.50) – get these for a gift or just for yourself!
The Ultimate Reading Socks
Remember earlier when I recommended that sign because it was a polite way to tell people to leave you alone while reading.
Yeah – that’s not these.
£8.99 from Amazon.
You Had Me At.. Trope T-Shirt
This t-shirt is made by a shop called iloveheas that offers merchandise dedicated to romance lovers. Need I say more?
They have trope tees galore, but also signs, totes, bags, mugs – everything your romance loving heart could desire!
T-shirt is from £22.56 / $30 and comes in a wide range of sizes and different colours.
I LOVE my book embosser! It’s a cute and fun way to show a book is yours. Perfect if your friends and family are prone to borrow your romances.
Get lots of different designs and whatever you want written on your embosser.
£24.99 from UKWaxSeals at Etsy.
Delivers to UK.
All I Want for Christmas is Books Jumper
Who wouldn’t want to rock up to Christmas dinner wearing this retro jumper that also shames anyone who didn’t put romance books under the tree? Not me!
This beauty from the British Library is priced at £45 (approx. $60) and comes in a variety of sizes.
* All prices correct at time of posting (December, 2021).
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