Happy Holidays, Dear Reader!

Shanyn's avatarby Shanyn Hosier

The holiday gift-giving season is upon us, and it’s time to make your shopping lists… or your own wish list! Do you have a voracious reader in your life, and want to go beyond an Amazon gift card? Looking for something memorable, out of the ordinary? Check out these fun resources for unique gifts for readers…

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Looking for bling? Book Fiend, on Etsy, offers a wide range of adorable jewelry, stickers, and magnets featuring cool literary quotes. Also on Etsy is TheBookCellar, maker of tiny, real, handmade books as charms for earrings, necklaces, and more.

While my favorite book dress is no longer available, ModCloth boasts an impressive array of other cool literary clothing and gifts, like this Jane Austen quote mug. I spotted a cute accessory in the latest uncommon goods catalog: this Literary Scarf silk-screened with passages from Alice in Wonderland, Dorian Gray, Jane Eyre, or Wuthering Heights. Might have to snag one of those for myself…

For the craftier folks among you, try your hand at making something out of this cool book fabric available from fabric.com. And how adorable is this book quilt? The paper-pieced pattern is available from Winnowing Designs.

Shanyn Hosier adores reading and writing in the same way she loves breathing and eating, deriving a similar nourishment from each. For more information about current and upcoming releases, please visit her website, www.shanynhosier.com. You can also connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.



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