Grab These Great 15 Bookish Gifts for $10 and Under

With the holidays nearly upon us, you might be realizing there’s some last-minute gift-giving to be done. Maybe you’ve got a Yankee Swap coming up at a family party, a Secret Santa event at work, or you want to get a little something to say “thanks for being a great neighbor.” Whatever your situation, if you need inexpensive bookish gifts, try one of these!

Reading Trumps Ignorance Mug: Stick it to the man with this Book Riot favorite. ($10.00)

Bookish—A Coloring Book for Book Lovers: Illustrate how you care for your recipient with this thoughtful bookish gift. ($7.99)

READ—Oval Bumper Sticker: Maybe you don’t need a whole bookish gift, but a little garnish would be great. ($4.95)

Reading Log: For the beloved luddites in your life who haven’t quite warmed up to Goodreads. ($5.99)

The Book Lover’s Page-a-Day Calendar 2018: Give the gift of book recommendations year round. ($9.61)

Library Book Necklace: Jazz up anyone’s accessory game with this classic pendant. ($5.95)

Mad Hatter Tea Party Framed Print: Snatch up this bookish gift, great for the home or office. ($9.99)

Just One More Chapter Throw Pillow: Make a house a home with this cozy piece. (9.99)

Telephone Booth Bookends: Save the day with this stylish and practical gift (or get ’em in blue for your Whovian pal.). ($9.99)

Book Lovers Never Go to Bed Alone Box: Get a little cheeky with this sassy decorative sign. ($9.78)

Bookplates for All Book Friends: For the friend who likes to share their personal library. ($5.99)

Pineapple Book Cover: And for the friend who borrows books and endeavors to keep them in good condition. ($8.99)

Bookstore Cat Enamel Pin: Kill two birds with one stone for the book-and-cat lover you know. ($10.00)

The Shy Little Kitten Ornament: Get nostalgic and seasonally appropriate with a decorative version of this childhood favorite. ($6.02)

Rustic Bookshelf Mouse Pad: Beautify your office mate’s desk with a functional item. ($7.99)


Find more excellent affordable bookish gifts here at 20 Literary Books Under $20, take a peek at literally hundreds of bookish gift ideas in our Book Fetish tag, or visit the Book Riot store.


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Abby Hargreaves: Abby Hargreaves is a New Hampshire native living and working as a Children’s Librarian in Washington, D.C. She fulfills the gamut of the librarian stereotype with a love of cats, coffee, and crocheting (and likes a good run of alliteration). Her MLIS degree enjoys the company of a BA in English from Hollins University, making Abby an advocate of women's universities. Her favorite color is yellow.