10 Father's Day gifts for the book lover

Here is a curated list of 10 awesome gifts for dads who love to read.

You won’t find book suggestions, though, because this list is full of gifts that go beyond the bestseller list.

These are about the little extras — like book lights and bookmarks — to round out his reading routines.


None of them are actually books, but all ofthese gifts can complement his reading passion and flaunt his love ofreading.

Here are 10 picks for the dad who loves reading.

From the library of stamp

This beautiful stamp will be a nice addition to his collection. (Amazon)

Your book-loving dad will appreciatethis custom book stamp, on sale for less than $20at Amazon. The self-inking and wood-handle stampers have ink. The ink colors are black, blue, green, red, or purple.

The embosser option does not require ink; the design is imprinted on the paper. You can alsograb a self-inking stamp from Zazzle for around $25.

Wooden Book Valet Stand

This neat valet holds all his book-loving needs. (Uncommon Goods)

He will love thisBook Nook™ Reading Valet, available for $50 at Uncommon Goods, as a reading time shrine that holds his book, reading glasses, beverage, and phone.

You can buy thisbeautiful book nook reading valet for less than $30 at Amazon.

Reading Journal

He’ll find inspiration in a reading journal. (Papier)

Gift him this personalizedgorgeous journal, available for under $40 at Papier, so that he can chronicle his reading journey. He can keep track of his most loved reads with journaling prompts that double as book club questions. This reading journal is the perfect place to put literary love into words.

Thissimpler version of a reading journal, on sale for less than $12at Walmart, has dated and lined blank pages to use the journal however he wishes.

Literature-inspired whiskey glasses

Literature inspired whiskey glasses are a great gift. (Uncommon Goods)

If Dad is a whiskey drinker and a bookworm, he will love thisClassic Literature Rocks Glass on sale for under $8 at Uncommon Goods.

ThisAlice in Wonderland rock glass set on Amazon sellsfor less than $25.

Literary cocktail book

Get cocktail inspiration from favorite novels. (Amazon)

Thisclever cocktail guide, on sale for under $15 at Amazon,pairs cherished novels with classic and cutting-edge drink recipes.

You can also buy the cocktail guide at Barnes & Noble.

Literature themed puzzle

Here’s a puzzle for when Dad is not reading. (Walmart)

When he’s looking to take a break from reading, he can celebrate his love of books with thisBibliophile Diverse Spines 500-Piece Puzzle, on sale for around $16 at Walmart.

This 500-piece puzzle features over 60 books colorfully illustrated.You can also buy it on Amazon.

Amber reading light

He’ll appreciate the difference an amber light makes. (Walmart)

An amber book light, like thismini rechargeable clip-on available for around $10 at Walmart, is a good choice if he likes reading at night because it won’t affect his circadian rhythm.

This clip-on also blocks harmful blue light and create a candle-like ambiance. You can alsobuy a clip-on book light on Amazon for less than $15.

Ideal Bookshelf Art

Gift him some art for his reading nook. (Wayfair)

Dad might appreciate a work of art to adorn his reading nook. ThisIdeal Bookshelf Art. on sale at Wayfaif for around $31,is crafted in the USA with artist-grade canvas, professionally hand-stretched and stapled over North American pine-wood bars in gallery wrap style.

Or maybea sculpture to adorn his bookshelf, on sale for around $31 at Amazon, might work better.

Socks that give books

These socks will help buy a book for a child. (Conscious Steps)

These socks,on sale for less than $16 at Conscious Steps, are more than fashionable. Conscious Steps partners withRoom to Read, a charity working to eliminate illiteracy and gender inequality.

Each pair provides one book for children. Amazon also has a large selection of quirky book-lover socks,like this pair on Amazon for less than $13 that he will surely appreciate.


A personalized bookmark is an excellent choice for book lovers. (Amazon)

There are bookmarkers and then there is thispersonalized leather magnetic bookmark, available for less than $10 at Amazon.

Each of these vintage leather, dual-side, magnetic page dividers feature a bright, inspiring phrase such as “Today is a great day,” “Dare to dream big,” “You have what it takes,” and many more!

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This simple, elegantly designed magnetic leatherbookmark on sale at Leatherologyfor $15 is another excellent option.

Nora Colomer is a personal finance writer for Fox Business’ Strategic Initiatives team.

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