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2014 FYA Holiday Gift Guide

In case you’re like us and have been spending too many hours reading books instead of shopping for your loved ones.

2014 FYA Holiday Gift Guide

I’ve got a short story to share with you guys. Let me preface it with this: I am pretty much always cutting it close with holiday shopping. But I tend to get it done, one way or another. (Thanks be to Amazon 2-day shipping!)

So, here’s the tale: I went on vacation to Portland over Thanksgiving to visit family. Last year, and the year prior, we went to visit this same family over Christmas. So the day before Thanksgiving, I had a mini meltdown about not being prepared for Christmas—you see, my subconscious was panicking that, because we were in Portland, it must be Christmas and OH GOD OH GOD I’VE BARELY STARTED SHOPPING. I soon realized that it was only Thanksgiving, and I had plenty of time*.


Fast forward to today, and I’ve still barely started. I can feel my subconscious starting to ramp up again with the panic, but hey, this is the holidays. ‘Tis the season to stress about gifts, right? (OH GOD OH GOD THERE ARE ONLY 10 DAYS LEFT TO SHIP THINGS VIA AMAZON STANDARD SHIPPING.)

If you’re like me and a bit behind on the gift-getting, perhaps some of the awesome (mostly) book-themed items below will help you finish checking off all the friends and family on your to-get-for gift lists? I’ll even break it down for you monetarily. (You know you tend to spend more on your BFF than you do on your Great Aunt Jean.)


1. Library Letter | 2. Literary Brooches | 3. Olde Book Pillow Holiday Classics | 4. Girl Reading a Book Bookends

5. Library Curtain Panel | 6. Quotation Mark Earrings | 7. Reading is My Superpower Mug | 8. Sword Tea Infuser | 9. Fandom Tea Blends | 10. Personal Library Kit

11. Never Judge a Book by its Movie Tote | 12. TARDIS Book Light | 13. Book Lovers' Soy Candles | 14. Literary Prints | 15. Pride and Prejudice Cookie Cutter Set


16. Book Necklaces | 17. Furst Edition Sweater | 18. A Book is Proof that Humans are Capable of Working Magic Baseball Tee | 19. I Like To Party and by Party I Mean Read Books Raglan | 20. Library Embosser | 21. Mad Stacks Yo Tee | 22. Literary Cuff Bracelets

23. Literary Prints | 24. Oil Painting Miniature Locket | 25. Hogwarts House Adults Onesies | 26. Dorian Gray Book Scarf

27. Academia Wall Tiles | 28. Handmade Metal Feather Pen | 29. E-Reader Book Cover


30. In the Library Perfume | 31. In Bloom Book Collection | 32. Goreski Glasses Bangle | 33. Penguin Christmas Classics Set


34. Nancy Drew Tonner Doll | 35. Anne Shirley Painting | 36. Penguin Drop Caps Series | 37. The Typewriter Full-Size Teapot | 38. Fully Booked Tent

Plus, don’t forget all of the sweet merch we’ve got in the FYA Store!

If you’ve got any additional ideas for pressies, leave ‘em in the comments!

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.