There’s nothing quite like a good story. Nobody knows that better than an English major! Are you looking for the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? These seven suggestions are sure to be a hit! Bibliophiles rejoice. Here are 7 lovely literary gifts for English majors.
Whether reading for a class or reading for pleasure, English majors are known for enjoying a book at all hours of the day and night. An Energizer clip-on book light is the perfect gift and absolutely useful for any type of reader. They can be used for both paper books and e-readers. They’re just right for reading in the evening and wanting to refrain from bothering a roommate who is trying to sleep. English majors just might get nostalgic for the childhood of reading a book beneath the covers with a flashlight after bedtime.
You can never go wrong with socks! And these unique pairs are sure to make an impression. There are several themes including banned books, Where the Wild Things Are, Harry Potter, Clockwork Orange, 1984, library cards, Edgar Allen Poe, and more! There are over 30 colorful and clever options! Some feature quotes, other book covers, some well-known imagery. Whichever you pick, English majors will love showing them off.
Do you know an English major who is also crazy about tea? Combine the two and check out these Novel Teas from Bag Ladies Tea. With 25 teabags, they have literary quotes on the bags! CS Lewis said it best: “You can’t get a cup of tea big enough, or a book long enough to suit me.” And yes, that’s featured on one of the black tea bags. This will have anyone curling up with their favorite mug, favorite book, and favorite blanket for a satisfying afternoon of reading.
A literary-themed scarf can be a great gift for an English major. It’s like wearing a library around your neck! With several books adorning the Chiffon, it’s thin and soft for max comfort. Ideal for silky spring or summer fashion. It measures 33” by 12” and can be worn a multitude of ways. Single loop, double loop, it’s up to the wearer!
Want something really unique for the English major who loves Shakespeare? You’ve found it in these Shakespearean Insult Bandages from Accouterments. Featuring quotes like: “Do thou amend thy face, and I’ll amend my life!” — Henry IV, Part One. Each of the 15 bandages comes adorned with an insult. They even feature which play it’s from and cite the part. Not only are they fun, they’re extremely useful! It turns out, you can literally add insult to injury.
You can never go wrong with a bookmark! This Peter Pauper Press Beaded Bookmark is an adorable little gift that is sure to put a smile on the English major’s face. And the quote, “I read past my bedtime” goes perfectly with the book light listed above! Looking for a different design? Peter Pauper Press has a vast array of colors, styles, and -patterns when it comes to bookmarks. There are more relatable quotes, too. Like “Just one more chapter” and “Drink good coffee, read good books.”
This gift can go with tea bags! But even if they prefer coffee or hot chocolate, this fun mug is sure to be a hit. From The Unemployed Philosophers Guild, the Edgar Allen Poe features dozens of quotes from the grim poet. Ideal for stormy days or gloomy nights that need a bit of warmth. You’ll want for a mug…nevermore.
Shopping for an English major doesn’t have to be tough! If you’re not sure what book to get them, these gifts can be the perfect additions to their evenings.
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