12 obscure gifts for the bookworm who has it all

Bookworms are notoriously hard to shop for. Why? Well, you can’t get them a book because they’ve probably already got it. You can’t get them something from their fave fandom… Because they’ve probably already got it.


You gotta think a little outside the box. Whether it’s Christmas, birthday, or just to show you care, we’ve got some gift inspiration for you. So chill. It’s sorted.

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1. Because bookworms are usually sticklers for grammar and the proper use of language… Celebrate it!


2. This might seem weird… Because it IS WEIRD! But we’re confident the well-read bookworm in your life will truly appreciate it:


3. A bunch of fusty old books? HECK YES!


4. Charles Dickens. In plushie form. Perfection.


5. A phone case that makes a bold statement.


6. And Edgar Allan Poe candle? Apparently he smells like sandalwood, cardamom and absinthe. Huh.


7. Make your friend a constant quotation. #instantclassic


8. ‘Alice in Wonderland’ inspired jewellery is ten to the dozen. But you won’t have seen anything exactly like this:


9. A personal library kit… Because lending out your own personal books is PAINFUL! Maybe this will make it more “fun”:


10. ‘Pride & Prejudice’ badges. Badges are cool. Badges.


11. Sometimes people need reminding:


12. A Christmas ornament that doesn’t necessarily look like a Christmas ornament (but will thrill ANY Potterhead):


How did we do? What’s on YOUR Christmas list? Tell us in the comments below!

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Written by Sarah Clare

Sarah is the Lead Writer and Design Queen here at Maximum Pop! Sarah holds an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University, and a BA in Creative Writing with English Literature from Marjon (BIG UP THE MARJON MASSIVE!). Sarah joined MP! after seeing an advertisement for writers on Instagram – because where else would a design master find their dream job?

Sarah is currently working on an expose on Draco Malfoy in her spare time. But not if his father hears about it.

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