25 Bookish Father’s Day Gifts For Impossible-To-Shop-For Dads

We’ve already covered books, picture books, and comics to buy Dad for Father’s Day, but what about those impossible-to-shop-for dads who already have all the books they want? How about 25 of the best bookish-adjacent Father’s Day gifts? We promise there’s something in here that your dad will love.

DINOSAUR BOOKENDS (From Elvish Things Home)

For your favorite Harry Potter lovin’ dad. (From Colorful Geekiness)

Perfect bookish tie from Cyberoptix.

Don’t doubt the Bard. (From The Scottish Rebel)


Pearlie Girl’s gorgeous (and customizable) hammered copper bookmark.

So there. From Print It Love It Mugs.

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A very cool journal for dad, from Hope House Press. (Whiskey not included.)

Sherlock Holmes inspired cufflinks from Pretty Bookish.

Cowboys and books, from Barn Feathers.

Always be (classy) Batman. (From Gadget4Entertainment)

An appropriately bookish Father’s Day gift from Madeline’s Beaux Ties.

Okay and that bowtie would look perfect with some Scrabble cuff links. (From Letters by Lilly)

Speaking of games: check out Tak, a board game inspired by Patrick Rothfuss’ Kingkiller Chronicles. 

A marriage of books, duds, and Star Wars makes the perfect Father’s Day gift, from MEOWconcept.

Well, do you? From the Book Riot store.

Steampunk Art Studio’s lovely bookmark.

The Uncommon Green‘s perfectly creepy whiskey glass.

When you need last-minute Father’s Day gifts FAST, find an awesome print, get a frame, and voila! (From Parachute 425 Prints)

One flask to rule them all. (From Drinking Buddy)

My Limo Is Waiting makes some stellar kraken cufflinks.

Seriously, always be Batman (from Glass Cannons).

Does your bookish dad love building things? This Little Free Library kit might just be one of the best Father’s Day gifts then.

Scratch that. This is literally a handmade journal made from football leather. We’ve reached the ultimate in Father’s Day gifts. (From Little Mountain Bindery)

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Nikki VanRy: Nikki VanRy is a damn proud resident of Arizona, where she gets to indulge her love of tacos, desert storms, and tank tops. She also writes for the Tucson Festival of Books, loves anything sci-fi/fantasy, drinks too much chai, and will spend all day in bed reading thankyouverymuch.   Twitter: @nikkivanry