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10 Perfect (& Affordable) Gifts for Your 50+ Book Lover

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originally published March 12, 2021
updated November 12, 2021

Great Gifts for Your 50+ Book Lover

Looking for that perfect little something to let someone know you are thinking of them without breaking the bank? Check out our favorite gifts for our book obsessed loved ones. Great ideas for Mother’s Day, holidays and birthdays.

LED Neck Reading Light


Love this LED reading light! It has 3 useful color temperature modes: yellow(3000K), warm white(4000K) and cool white(6000K). Each head owns an independent switch for 3 dimmable brightness level. Choose a comfortable setting as you wish for reading, knitting, camping, whatever! This gadget is rechargeable and long lasting, and uses a Type-C cable for easy use. No more eye strain! Focused lighting will not wake your sound asleep partner!

Fuzzy Slipper Reading Socks for  Book Lovers 

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This socks are the perfect little gift idea for your favorite book lover! Arrives in beautiful cupcake gift packaging, these soft and cozy slipper socks with silicon gripper soles to prevent slips are full of personality. They can be worn while sleeping too to keep your toes toasty warm!


Wicked Witch Bookmark 

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Unique hand-made gift! Awesome stripy legs stick out form the book, and catch everyone’s attention -It’s hard to take your eyes off glossy red shoes! The witch’s 2 inch long legs are made of polymer clay, flawlessly painted with acrylic paint and finished with a varnish to seal and protect it. Attached to the legs is a hard-laminated cardboard bookmark with the inscription, “There’s no place like home”. Arrives in a beautiful gift box ready to present to your book obsessed loved one. Get one for everyone in your book club!

Gorgeous Handmade Natural Wood Bookmarks


This beautiful set of 4 bookmarks is entirely made of all-natural wood, each piece polished by hand. These perfect bookmarks make great gifts for teachers, friends, parents, etc. Each is a work of art by itself, made from African blackwood. 

Rechargeable 4X Magnifying Glass to Read Small Print 



Do you have low vision or macular generation or know someone who does? This rechargeable magnifier is great for me as well as for the 80 year old for whom I purchased it. If you have more difficulty reading as your eyes age, this gadget is very helpful and convenient to have around. The magnifier covers a good size area, the anti-glare feature reduces eyestrain, and the crystal clear acrylic lens is scratch-resistant and shatterproof!  This handy item also provides an evenly lit viewing area and is fully dimmable. With ten ultrabright LEDs, it boasts an extended 100,000 hour lifespan. 

 Kindle Paperwhite Signature Edition (32 GB) – With a 6.8″ display, wireless charging, and auto-adjusting front light – Without Ads


The all-new Kindle Paperwhite, now with a 6.8” display and thinner borders, has an adjustable warm light, up to 10 weeks of battery life, and 20% faster page turns. With a flush-front design and 300 ppi glare-free display, this new kindle reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight! Easy on the eyes, it stores thousands of titles. You can even pair with an Audible subscription and bluetooth headphones or speakers to listen hands-free! A single battery charge lasts weeks, not hours and it’s waterproof so you can take it with you to the beach or pool!

Yes I Really Do Need All These Books 11 OZ, White Mug


This is the perfect little gift for your favorite 50+ bookworm! Book lovers are asked this question all the time and will enjoy having a mug that says it all! $50 Gift Card in a Black Gift Box (Amazon Kindle Card Design)


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$50 (or any amount you choose)

Your gift card arrives nestled inside a specialty gift box, and has no fees or expiration date. The recipient can scan and redeem their gift card with a mobile or tablet device via the Amazon app…easy peasy. (Gift card can actually be used for any Amazon product, not just kindle books)

WITHit Clip On Book Light

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Adorable, inexpensive and easy! Great for adults and kids, this LED (batteries included) reading light clips securely to both books and ebooks. It’s portable and lightweight with a flexible neck design that fully illuminates the book pages or screen.




How fun is this tote bag?  This bag is an ideal gift for your favorite bookworm! Especially appreciated by loved ones that enjoy book-related quotes! Made of 100% cotton, this thoughtful and unique gift is a fantastic choice for nearly any occasion. The recipient can take it to the beach, gym, library, wherever! It’s easy to fold up and fit in your handbag. Strong, durable and machine washable.


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