Hanukkah Gift Guide: 8 Nights, 8 People We Love, 8 Book-Inspired Gifts

For the eight nights of Hanukkah, eight book-inspired gifts for the eight special people in your life.

Hanukkah Gift Guide: 8 Nights, 8 People We Love, 8 Book-Inspired Gifts

Hanukkah is just around the corner—this year, it comes early, beginning this Sunday, December 6th, and ending the evening of Monday, December 14. For the last minute shopper, we have some book-inspired gifts for the eight important book lovers in your life.


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Photo: Star Wars Jabba’s Palace Lego. Courtesy of Lucasfilm Ltd.

When it comes to shopping for a younger generation you can’t go wrong with a Star Wars related gift. With the movie release less than a month a way there is plenty of Star Wars related merchandise for sale, and every kid is going to want their hands on this popular trend.


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Help your siblings bring their book loving style up to date with a trendy eReader case. You can even get them a case that resembles a book.


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We love our moms; they gave us life, they fed us, and they made sure we always used proper grammar (even in text messages). Now you can return the favor by giving your mom one of these grammar inspired mugs to show how much you appreciate her grammar loving ways.



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For the stylish dad, help show off his love of books and his keen fashion sense with these Literary Cufflinks.

Significant Other:

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Photo: Matthew Perry in Friends. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Television.

Take a note from Friends and treat your loved one to a first edition of their favorite book. If your wallet can’t quite afford a first edition, buy their favorite book and write them a personal note on the inside cover. You’ll be sure to get bonus points. It’s the thought that counts, after all.

Best Friend:

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Have a laugh with your best friend by gifting him or her this hilarious Tinder inspired book.


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We all have that one co-worker who always looks like they could use a drink at the end of the day. Or the one who maybe went a little too hard at the office party last year (no judgement!). No matter the type, they will appreciate this literary inspired cocktail book, Tequila Mockingbird.

The person who has everything:

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There is always one person on our holiday shopping lists that is just impossible to find a gift for. An eReader subscription is perfect for those who want to feed their need to read, or friendly encouragement for more reading in the new year.

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