Bookish Merch to Add to Your Wishlist

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There’s one thing I love almost as much as books: bookish merch.

Whether it’s a product with a favorite quote, gorgeous fandom-inspired art, or just a scarf with a bunch of books on it – I want it.

Here are some adorable bookish products available on Amazon right now.

I am an Amazon Affiliate, which means that if you purchase any of these products I receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. However, this is not a sponsored post – these are all products that are on my personal wishlist!



Out of Print Scarves

Out of Print makes some of the most amazing book merchandise. They sell a variety of their scarves on Amazon, including a Polka-dot Poe one, but these two are my favorites, especially the colorful typewriter one.


Leather Book Strap Carrier

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I’ve only seen these leather book straps in old movies and photos, so I was stoked to find out you could still buy them. It’s not the most practical thing in the world, but I’m into the aesthetic.


Book Darts

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While Post-It Notes are cheap as hell, these reusable metal book darts are much better. This is something that I came across recently that I immediately wanted. I annotate my books as I read them, but once I’ve written a review I typically remove the Post-Its marking the page. I also read a lot of library books that I have to remove markers from. I love that these are usable and the whole tin of them is very affordable!


Retro Book T-Shirt

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It’s a simple shirt, but I like it.


That’s all I have for today, but I’m always on the lookout for cute bookish merch so these won’t be the last I feel.

10 Fun Adult Coloring Books You Need To See

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Coloring books aren’t just for children. Sitting down to relax and color can reduce your anxiety and practice mindfulness. I usually color while I’m listening to audiobooks, and it’s become a favorite past time of mine. There are so many amazing coloring books out there, so I wanted to share a few of my favorites.

Yellowstone National Park by Dave Ember

Color Super Cute Animals by Jane Maday

The Throne of Glass Coloring Book by Sarah J. Mass, John Howe, and Craig Phillips

Doctor Who by James Newman Gray, Lee Teng Chew, and Jan Smith

The Beauty of Horror 1: A GOREgeous Coloring Book by Alan Robert

Dinosaurs with Jobs by Theo Nicole Lorenz

Tattoo Coloring Book by Jade Summer

Dragons by Peter Pauper Press

Birds in Beards by Shoshanah Lee Marohn

The Witcher Adult Coloring Book by CD Projekt Red

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Bookish Loot: The Hobbit

I have found that it is the small everyday deed of ordinary folks that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love. – Gandalf, The Hobbit

The Hobbit has been my favorite book since I was a child. My mother had a gorgeous green leather-bound edition of it, and I always loved sliding it out of the box just to hold it. Here are some of my favorite bookish loot related to this wonderful book.

A retro Hobbiton travel poster. Arts And Travel Prints – $5.40

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An enamel pin of Bag End. Dust and Pages. $10.99il_570xN.1482090514_5r4n

This beautiful skirt inspired by The Hobbit‘s cover art. I’m seriously in love with this. PicknMix. $42.97+

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Middle Earth inspired wooden coaster set. Geekwood Co. $15.00

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A candle inspired by Samwise Gamgee. From the site, the scents are dewy, citrus, bergamot, tomato leaf, wild herb, floral, moist earth, musk, and twig. I’m seriously about to buy this. Chasing A Story. $8.00

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A Hobbit peel-and-stick wall decal. This would look great in your reading corner or dorm room! Amazon. $10.98.

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A super cute metal mug. Cask and Quill Shop. $22

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And, finally, a build-your-own Hobbit Hole Terrarium. It’s adorable! Windows of Asch. $26+

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Did I miss anything? If so, add it to the comments!