Today the Islamic world celebrates the second of two Muslim holidays, Eid al-Adha, also called the 'Sacrifice Feast'. In addition to prayers and charity, it is also a time when Muslims visit family and friends offering presents to mark the occasion.
If you're contemplating a present for an avid reader or an aspiring writer or even a literary connoisseur, these gift ideas should set you on your way. And remember, it's never too late to shop for a gift...
These infinity scarves by Tori Tissell are the perfect way for anyone to show off some literary love in any weather! Each circular scarf is silkscreened by hand with passages from some of the world's great books, letting you cheer on 'Jane Eyre', get wrapped up in the misadventures of the denizens of 'Wuthering Heights', take a tumble down the rabbit hole with 'Alice in Wonderland', or citations from Mr. Darcy with 'Pride and Prejudice'. Hand printed in Portland ($48). Buy HERE.
There is no better company than a steaming cup of tea as you open the cover of a favorite classic or turn the page of the latest thriller. Novel Teas Pouches contain 25 teabags individually tagged with literary quotes from the world over, made with English Breakfast tea made in Sri Lanka. ($14.95). Buy HERE.
Are your books all tatty with dog ears? do you still lose your place when you nod off in the middle of a sentence? just snap fingerprint right around your book and point it to the last word you read and it stretches to fit any size book. Use it as a handy book strap too. Made from durable silicone rubber ($5.99). Buy HERE.
The definition of a Writer: A person capable of transforming caffeine into book. Synonyms - introvert, masochist, wizard ($12). Buy HERE.
So not the most glamorous gift but as any writer worth their words knows,often the best ideas for stories, characters or blog post pop into our heads in the shower — but we forget about them when we move on with our day. Problem solved with Aqua Notes. This waterproof notepad can help document the greatest of ideas ($7.71). Buy HERE.