Christmas Gift Ideas for Book Lovers


The harmattan season is a great reminder that Christmas is here again! It is that time of the year where you take time to reflect on life and appreciate loved ones, a time to merry and make memories with family and friends. The magic of the season lies in the bond we create with the simple gift items we share with loved ones, from a simple handwritten note or christmas card to hampers. The beauty of exchanging christmas gift lies not in the cost of the item but the gesture and love that comes with every present.  Here are a few Christmas gift ideas for book lovers. 

– Books (Of course!)

Oil on Water by Helon Habila

Oil on Water by Habila

Helon Habila’s third novel, Oil on Water reflects on the tragedy in the Niger Delta while also giving glimpses into the state of journalism in Nigeria. The book will come in handy as a Nigerian book gift. 

Born on a Tuesday by Elnathan John

Born on A Tuesday

The recently published Boat on A Tuesday (B.O.A.T) by Elnathan John is one book everyone wants right now. B.O.A.T explores life in Northern Nigeria through the main character Dantala. It is Elnathan’s first book and worth getting.


– Book Shelf

Book lovers will definitely want a bookshelf to keep their collections well organized and can also serve as interior décor You can get a creative bookshelf that will light up the room and beautify the space.

Check out some of the bookshelves we found online

Equation bookshelf idea

Old ladder turned to bookshelf


– A Desk Lamp

A study desk lamp

– Get a favourite quote framed  

live what you love quote framed

– Bookmark

I'm reading bookmark

You can get your friends something cool to note where they stopped when reading a book.

– A getaway to a serene environment where they can enjoy nature and a good book. 

Creative works (literature, art and culture) emerging from Nigeria.

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