When you love books as much as I do, you quickly discover all the best bookish shops online for the best book-related merchandise and bookish gifts to buy.
It’s no secret that I love to read, but I also enjoy expressing that love through bookish clothing and accessories.
Thankfully there are so many great bookish shops and designers that GET IT and deliver the most amazing works of art for readers like me.
Whether you’re looking for the perfect book-related item for yourself, a unique gift for the reader in your life, or a special edition book cover, these are the best online bookish shops for you to find exactly what you need and want.
To find the best gifts for the reader in your life, check out each of these bookish stores online or check out my gift guide or these posts for specific items you’ll love:
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The Best Online Bookish Shops For Readers
The Bookish Goods is your place for minimal bookish essentials for every day. Take your pick from tees, sweatshirts, blankets, candles, socks, stickers, totes and more!
You’ll love their popular Bookish Belt Bag which is the perfect waist bag for bookworms that can hold a small book or small e-reader.
They also offer The Bookish Subscription. When you sign up, you’ll receive one or more exclusive bookish goods each month only available to subscribers.
Some of my favorite items include:
The Bookish Box & Shop is a woman-owned small business with a deep passion for books that offers high-quality bookish items curated by book lovers for book lovers.
They have everything imaginable for the book lover at heart including books, shirts, joggers, candles, art prints, stickers, reading accessories, puzzles, pins, and more.
Romance fans will adore their Darkly romance items as well as their exclusive luxe editions. These exclusive hardcovers are AMAZING and sell out fast.
If you love books and swag delivered to your door, they offer The Bookish Box – a monthly literary subscription that includes a newly released book and themed items in both Young Adult and Adult book options.
Plus, you can feel good about each purchase from The Bookish Box & Shop as they donate a portion of the proceeds to organizations that are near and dear to their heart.
Blissfully Bookish is another bookish shop with a passion for reading and a desire to connect with fellow readers.
They create “wear what you read” merchandise that sparks happiness in fans and allows them to share their love of reading with the world and make new friends because of it.
Find shirts, hats, joggers, pins, patches, charms and more at Blissfully Bookish.
Unique to Blissfully Bookish are their monthly subscriptions for bookish charms and patches.
Subscribe to the adult and/or young adult monthly charm subscription to get two 18k gold-plated charms each month inspired by a different adult, indie or romance book.
I think their new bookish patches subscription is pretty cool!
This monthly subscription includes two patches based on a specific book – one patch designed by the Blissfully Bookish team and one patch that is designed by a guest artist or shop.
Readers who love exclusive special edition book covers should check out The Dazzling Bookish Shop.
The Dazzling Bookish Shop offers deluxe editions of fan-favorite books featuring artist commissioned alternate dust jackets and custom printed edges.
Romantasy Designs is a bookish shop located in England that ships to the UK and US.
Visit Romantasy Designs for a wide range of literary-inspired products, all of which are illustrated by shop owner Kiaya Thomas and designed to capture the magic of some of your favorite books.
Check out Romantasy Designs for T-shirts, sweatshirts, prints, mugs, keyrings, stickers, and more.
I love Jane Mount’s work at Ideal Bookshelf! Her paintings are so beautiful and are a must to check out if you love book spines 😊.
This bookish shop makes things for bibliophiles so you can show off your book love in all kinds of ways.
Check out Ideal Bookshelf for mugs, pins, coloring posters, puzzles and custom prints of your favorite books!
Novel Grounds is a fictionally-inspired merchandise company that offers clothing, bags, stickers, keychains, patches, coffee, art prints and various other book-themed merchandise.
Shop their many collections or shop by author of which they have a HUGE list of romance authors.
All of their items are made in collaboration or with full licensing with these authors.
This bookish shop also offers Novel Notes (TM) which are digitally singed overlays for books, and their Novel Couture (TM) collections which is a clothing and fashion inspired art and sticker collection.
Illumicrate is the bookish shop to explore if you’re in the market for exclusive editions or a subscription box.
Based in the UK, Illumicrate’s motto is ‘books that inspire’. They curate amazing items for book lovers who are obsessed with their favorite books and fandoms.
Their Illumicrate Monthly book subscription box is available through their US and UK store.
You can subscribe for the book-only subscription which contains a recently-released exclusive edition hardback book. Or, you can subscribe to the Illumicrate Box to receive the book and a selection of book-inspired merchandise.
From their UK Store, you can also find more subscriptions and exclusive editions.
This bookish shop creates exclusive edition books and special edition boxed sets expertly crafted in a tight-knit collaboration with the author and publisher. They are amazing!
The Bookish Boutique is run by Chelsii Fountain and her husband Harrison and specializes in indie books and reader merchandise.
The Bookish Boutique offers many bookish items such as T-shirts, tumblers, hoodies, gift sets, stickers, jewelry and more as well as limited edition author boxes and mini book boxes.
You can also subscribe to one of their monthly book subscriptions by romance genre.
10. Out of Print
Out of Print is a bookish shop with a mission to spread the joy of reading by transforming literary classics into bookish apparel and accessories.
Designed with readers of all ages in mind, their products feature iconic book cover artwork and literary references that kids and adults alike will enjoy.
Discover their shirts, totes, socks, pins, bookmarks and more that give readers a chance to wear their favorite stories and share their love of reading.
You can search their bookish items by title, author, special collection or book genre too!
Plus, you can feel good about your purchase as Out of Print donates books to communities in need and supports a variety of literacy initiatives.
The New York Public Library Shop is the perfect bookish shop to support when you want to give back to the library system as all proceeds support the library.
It is dedicated to curating and designing a collection of gifts that express their commitment to life-long learning, community, reading and books. Now that’s something to get behind!
There are so many things to choose from when it comes to bookish apperral, jewelry, gifts, accessories, games, puzzles and more.
I love the ornaments they carry and the Jane Austen collection of gifts!
Definitely take the time to explore this bookish shop and support the library.
Check out Kathy’s Bookish Shop if you love hardcover books with special sprayed edges.
She creates hardcovers with edges with stencil designs and cover match edges and can even take custom orders.
You can also shop online for bookmarks, jewelry, resin items and wax seals.
Storiarts began in 2011 with the passion to spread the love of great literature with tangible reminders of your favorite books, poems and stories because great literature can change the world.
Known for their popular Pride and Prejudice scarf, Storiarts also has many bookish items including bookish bedding, fingerless gloves, bookish pouches and clutches and other accessories.
Shop by featured collection or officially licensed collection or by genre including gothic, romance, children’s, poetry and fantasy.
Bookishly is based in the UK and “helps you live your best bookish life.” Check out this bookish shop for clothing, prints, candles, cushions, pen pots, stationary and more.
Plus, you can subscribe to their quarterly book crate subscription which features a unique classic book from literature with literary gifts, including books, tea, stationery and art.
Lit Haven Booktique is a bookish shop after my own heart. Run by two sisters who have a passion for books and reading, they offer an array of apparel including a Tee of the month as well as other bookish accessories.
Romance book readers will want to check them out for their exclusive hardcover editions which change monthly!
I love that The Literary Gift Company is based in Reading (how appropriate!) and is run by a former bookseller and bookshop manager,
This bookish shop offers so many options with over a thousand bookish products for readers including clothing, jewelry, homeware, reading accessories, games, stationery and so much more.
I love that you can also personalize products as well!
Don’t miss the Literary Emporium which sells gifts for book lovers with items inspired by great works of literature.
They have traditional bookish items like clothing and accessories but I love their enamel pins and literary gift sets.
Be sure to also check out their Midnight Readers Club which includes a box filled with a cozy pair of socks, a brass bookmark, and a reading journal.
18. Book Beau
It’s amazing what one ruined paperback and one sewing class and do – create an awesome, woman-owned bookish shop like Book Beau!
Book Beau’s book sleeves are a must to protect your books, Kindles, iPads, and e-Readers on the go in the cutest designs that are stain and water-resistant.
You’ll also want to check out their book pillows too!
19. Inkwell Threads
Inkwell Threads is another woman-owned bookish shop for people who love a good story.
Inkwell Threads is passionate about offering unique bookish apparel that also gives back.
I love their charity specific products and I think it’s pretty amazing that they regular have give back days where 20-100% of their profits go to specific causes and charities.
I personally love their “I closed my book to be here” Tee 😊.
20. Nerdy Ink
Nerdy Ink is small, family run bookish shop obsessed with making bookshelves look beautiful, and boy do they!
They take favorite books and recover them with exclusive, premium collectors dust jackets that will turn your old books into the centerpiece of your bookshelf.
I also really love the look of their bookish tees!
Find The Bookish Collective on Etsy for the latest trends in bookish clothing and gifts for the bibliophile in your life.
This bookish shop specializes in T-shirts, tank tops, and hoodies and also has art prints, mugs and tote bags to choose from.
Indiebookster is a great bookish shop on Redbubble if you’re looking for cute bookish designs for stickers, pins, clothing, totes and more.
I love their Little Miss stickers which take me back to those adorable books.
Of course you can also check out my bookish shop on Redbubble for awesome swag for yourself or the book lover in your life.
My stickers are super popular and if you’re participating in my annual Romance Book Reading Challenge that sticker is a must.
While I do have designs for all readers, you’ll love my designs geared toward the romance book reader.
24. Piper and Ivy
Piper and Ivy is a great shop for beautiful bookish Tees. While it isn’t a shop exclusive to bookish merchandise, I adore their book-related designs.
All of their designs are printed locally on Tees that are produced in an eco-friendly sweatshop-free environment in the USA, and are packaged and shipped by a family-based crew.
Library Lights Candle Co. is a literary inspired, handcrafted, candle company based in Alberta, Canada.
It started as a whimsical dream to create candles inspired by their favorite young adult novels but now offers candles relating to all things bookish.
This bookish shop ships their candles all around the globe!
Check out their officially licensed Sarah J. Maas candles. I’m a fan of their book boyfriend candle, Most Ardently candle, and their Highlander candle.
The Rose and Adder Candle Studio is run by Kristen who blended her love of reading with her love of candles making!
All of her candles are hand-poured using soy wax and given the maximum amount of fragrance to create powerful long-lasting scents.
They also include wood wicks which give the best crackle for ambiance.
Rose and Adder carries officially licensed Sarah J. Maas candles so if you’ve ever wanted a candle that smells like Rhysand or Cassain then check them out!
I also love her mythology collection.
A bookish shop devoted to literary lip balms? Yep! That’s Literary Lip Balms which makes natural skincare products inspired by stories.
All of their products are handmade in Dublin, Ireland, with a focus on natural ingredients and eco-friendly packaging.
I love that their products use essential oils, taking inspiration from fiction – from Agatha Christie’s mystery novels and Jane Austen’s gentle romances to the adventures of Jack London and Alexandre Dumas. So cool!
In addition to lip balms, you’ll also find book-inspired bath salts, soap bars, sleep balms and book candles.
I love how the Literary Tea Company combined two of its passions: tea and books to create this lovely bookish shop!
Based in Sydney Australia, the Literary Tea Company offers certified organic tea inspired by literary geniuses with each blend unique to the writer making it the perfect accompaniment to reading their works.
I can’t wait to try their Beatrix Potter loose leaf tea!
29. Book Lover Gifts
Book Lover Gifts is the perfect bookish shop when you’re desperate to find the right gift for the book lover in your life. Shop for gifts by famous book or famous author or for teachers, readers, or writers.
Take your pick from stationary, homeware, clothing, jewelry, accessories, and more!
With this list of best bookish shops, you’ll never be without the perfect bookish item. Which of these bookish shops do you like best? Share in the comments below!
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