Summer is such a fantastic time to crank out some reading so you’ll want to be stocked up with the hottest gifts for readers you need this summer.
Grab these super cool gifts for readers either for yourself or for the book lover in your life.
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Summer is the perfect time for settling in with a good book by the pool, at the beach, or on a plane or train en route to an exotic location.
This summer gift guide for readers has everything you need to make this summer the perfect reading experience.
From gathering the perfect reading material for summer to having the best reading accessories at the ready, you’ll be set to kick things off right.
It’s impossible to rank these hottest gifts every reader needs this summer because I think every one is a must-have. I think you will agree. 😊
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Summer Gifts for Readers to Gather the Perfect Reading Material
Start your summer reading goals off right with these must-have gifts for readers. You’ll also want to check out The Summer Reads Hub for the best book recommendations for summer.
I don’t know about you but I read a lot of books in the summer. Even if I’m not on vacation or taking time off work, I seem to read more while relaxing by the pool or just chilling on the deck.
Stock up your bookshelf for your summer reading plans with a visit to your local library!
Of course, no one can leave with just one, so be sure to snag this awesome bookish tote bag that’s perfect for the reader in your life, to help carry all your books home.
A Reading Journal is the perfect summer gift for readers so you can track all the books you devour this season.
Use it to set a summer reading challenge, plan your summer reading list, track the books you read, and write short reviews.
Grab your copy today or purchase it for a friend! Want more options? Check out my list of the best reading journals for all types of readers!
Not in a reading mood, or taking a break between book titles? Why not relax with a bookish coloring book?
Coloring books are no longer just for kids. They make the perfect gift for adult readers.
Not only is coloring a fun, summer activity but it’s also proven to be relaxing.
I’m all about making my summer the most relaxing time possible, and if you need a bit more relaxation in your life, then gift yourself a book-themed coloring book to enjoy. Also check out my list of best adult coloring books based on books.
Of course, the perfect summer gift for readers is a Kindle Unlimited Membership.
Help the reader in your life stock up on the best in summer reading with access to a huge catalog of books in every genre and book category.
Plus, it makes the perfect gift for readers for the summer because they can access these ebooks from anywhere on their device whether it be on vacation, at the pool, on the beach, or at home on a stay-cation!
Check out my post on Is Kindle Unlimited Worth It? to see why this makes the best gift!
Summer Gifts for Readers for the Beach, Pool, and Beyond
Check out these hottest summer gifts for readers who like to take their reading habit to the pool, beach, or beyond!
Summer reading should not be limited to inside with air conditioning.
This Tablet Waterproof Case is the perfect summer gift for readers so that they can safely enjoy a great book on their e-reader in the pool, on the lake, or at the beach.
This will protect their tablet or device from any potential water damage, taking away that concern so that they can read in peace while enjoying the outdoors.
The Aqua Reader for Tablet is another must-have summer gift for readers who love to read while relaxing IN the pool.
This lets you enjoy a great book while relaxing on a floatie and soaking up some sunshine in the pool.
This water bottle is another perfect summer gift for readers as it’s always important to stay hydrated in the hot summer sun.
But who wants to get up and get a drink when you’re totally immersed in a great book?
Have your water bottle all set and ready to go while you read this summer with this awesome bookish gift.
8) Wine Tumbler
Why not relax with a great book and a glass of wine in this wine tumbler on your back porch this summer? Sounds like a perfect evening to me!
This summer gift for readers is a bit cheeky but I love it and so will every member in your book club!
This summer gift for readers is perfect for those who are obsessed with all things Bridgerton!
Why not binge-read Julia Quinn’s entire Bridgerton series over the course of the summer or binge-watch each Bridgerton season once, twice, or as many times as you like on Netflix!
This Bridgerton Teas set is the perfect accompaniment to your reading or watching pleasure this summer.
Go ahead and brew up some iced tea with this must-have summer gift for readers!
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Why not express your love of books this summer with this book lovers-themed nail stamping kit.
Treat yourself to a manicure or pedicure this summer or give yourself one at home with this kit that expresses your love of reading.
You’ll be the talk of the pool or the beach with these stylish nails.
11) Hammock Chair
Every reader needs the perfect reading nook, but in summer why not create the perfect reading nook outside?
I love this hammock chair which looks so inviting and would make a wonderful reading spot near a garden or shady tree.
12) Inflatable Couch
This inflatable couch is a must-have summer gift for readers as it enables you to create a relaxing reading nook anywhere!
Take it on a camping trip or even take it to the beach for the perfect reading spot.
Reading outside is a must during the summer but nothing is worse than a glare on your e-reader.
Block out the sun with this stylish wide brim straw hat that not only looks beautiful but will be functional as well.
I love that it also offers SPF 50 sun protection so that you can protect your scalp and face while reading at the beach!
Protect your eyes and prevent wrinkles from squinting while reading your books this summer by investing in a great pair of sunglasses.
Can you ever have too many pairs of sunglasses? No, I don’t think so!
These make the best summer gift for readers who want to enjoy reading outside without sacrificing their eyes.
When traveling by road or plane, nothing helps pass the time better than an audiobook!
A membership to Audible is the best summer gift for readers who love to listen to their favorite books.
Summer Gifts for Readers Taking a Stay-Cation
Sometimes the best summers are spent at home reading your favorite books!
If you’re taking time off this summer but staying home, check out these great summer gift ideas for readers to grab for yourself or a fellow book lover.
Stay-cations are meant for pleasure – not chores or other “must-dos” around the house.
So when you’re ready to sit down with a good book and get lost in the pages, put this bookish sign up so you won’t be bothered.
It’s a must-have summer gift for readers or yourself when you don’t want to be disturbed.
17) Book Club Puzzle
This summer gift for readers is a great choice when you want to mix things up. In between titles or still thinking about that last book’s ending?
Give this book club puzzle a try to keep things bookish before grabbing your next read!
I’m so in love with this romance-themed cookbook which would be a fantastic summer gift for romance readers or anyone who loves to cook!
Recipes correlate with some favorite books from romance book authors including New Orleans Gumbo from Kennedy Ryan’s RITA-Award Winner Long Shot, Texas BBQ Tacos from K.A. Linde’s The Wright Brother, Diablo Cookies from Dangerous Temptation by Giana Darling, and an Underworld Cocktail inspired by Katee Robert’s Wicked Villains series.
Why not celebrate your summer reading with a new bookmark?
I adore this classic look with the most perfect quote for any book lover.
This bookmark is the perfect, smaller summer gift for readers when you just want to say “happy reading!” Discover more on my list of best Mother’s Day bookmarks.
This gorgeous Spoonflower fabric would make the perfect summer gift for readers who love to create on vacation.
Have a reader who also loves to sew? Gift them this beautiful fabric of Smartypants Romance covers for them to design with and create something new.
21) Chaise Lounge
Every reader needs the perfect reading chair and this one would look AMAZING in any reader’s reading nook!
It looks like the perfect place to lounge with the hottest book on your stay-cation.
Instead of spending money on a vacation this summer, splurge a little to spruce up your reading nook.
Christmas can come in July with this summer gift for readers that keeps on giving! A book subscription gives your book lover a gift every month. Who wouldn’t want that?
You can pick your subscription based on the book genre your book lover likes or you can pick a subscription based on the other fun, unique items that are included with it.
Treat yourself or a friend with a surprise on their stay-cation with a book subscription!
Another great subscription geared toward the romance book fan who likes to see their favorite books come to the small screen is Passionflix.
Passionflix creates original movies, series and shorts based on beloved romance books.
Grab a subscription for your stay-cation to binge-watch all of their fantastic romance book-based movies.
For those who like to unwind with a movie or series at the end of the day, this would make the perfect summer gift!
You can also give your book fan a subscription to Amazon Prime so that they can watch movies inspired by their favorite books.
Watching a book-based movie while traveling to your vacation destination is the perfect way to pass the time.
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