15 gifts for the book lovers in your life

Woman looking at a table of books with a Christmas tree in the background
Holiday shopping made easy with gift ideas for the book lovers in your life. Photo via Little Professor Bookshop on Facebook

Looking for the perfect gift for the book lovers on your shopping list? Whether you’re buying a novel for the friend who’s always reading or a coffee mug to cozy up with, we reached out to Birmingham bookstores for their recommendations. Here are 15 gift ideas from bookstores and local authors.

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5 Birmingham bookstores share their recommendations for National Poetry Day, Oct. 3

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Warm coffee, a cozy nook and a good book—the recipe for happiness. Photo via Unsplash

Nothing beats cuddling up on a chilly autumn day with a good book. If you’re searching for a new read, check out these 5 local bookstores and their poetry recommendations for National Poetry Day.

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6 tips to reading more books

Silent Book Club Birmingham Chapter Meeting
Silent Book Club Meeting. Photo via Javacia Harris Bowser for Bham Now

Do you read books as much as you’d like? I fancy myself a writer and Stephen King once said, “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” Read on and find out how you can read more books in Birmingham.

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Thank You Books just opened in Crestwood! Here’s everything you need to know about Birmingham’s latest bookstore.

Thank You Books crowd on opening day
Can you guess how many books are in this photo? Photo by Lauren Moore for Bham Now.

Being the bookworm that I am, I was thrilled when I heard that Thank You Books was opening in Crestwood Village and joining the family of local Birmingham bookstores. 

On Dec. 14th, Thank You Books officially opened its doors to the public for the first time. Here’s everything you need to know about Thank You Books and the three ladies who are making their storybook dreams a reality.

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