There is perhaps nothing more frustrating than finding a gift for a friend that you know loves to read but who isn't looking for a specific book or genre.  There just isn't that much book paraphernalia!  Which, of course, is one of the strengths of books.  They don't require a lot of supplies to enjoy.  For those customers trying to find the perfect gift for the book-lover in their lives, here are KU's great gift ideas!

Bookmarks and Bottle Openers:


Six tiny silicone sprouts to hold one's places in books (either lying flat or upright and closed) and a bottle opener shaped like an ampersand. What more could a book-lover want?

Action Figures and Finger Puppets of Favorite Writers:


Austen, Shakespeare (both also come in Finger Puppet form), Tolstoy, Woolf, Parker, Chekhov, and so many many more!

Out of Print book cover T-shirts:


So many great titles on shirts, you guys. We also love the 1984 one, The Very Hungry Caterpillar one, and the In Cold Blood one. Come in and have a look!

Books go great with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and pretty much everything else:


No matter your poison, it's best enjoyed with a good book and in a great mug.

Literary Reference Jewelry and Accessories:


Anything that extols the virtues of the written word is a-ok in a bibliophile's book!



I've said it before and will say it again: books are a great gift idea at any time and for any reason. Even if you aren't sure it's what they like, a true book-lover will appreciate any new volume. Plus, it's the thought that counts, right?

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