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If you love to read for relaxation, we’re excited to share some great accessories to make reading even more fun! These items either make reading easier or enhance your experience.  All these things could be great book readers’ gifts as well! We suspect that one or more of these reading accessories are just the ticket to make the most of anyone’s reading time.

Here are our favorite must have reading accessories:


1) Weighted Page Holder

Check out this weighted page holder! If you’re like me, I take notes when I’m reading. Whether I’m prepping for my next book club or writing book notes, it’s hard to type and hold open the book. The weighted page holder weighs about 7 ounces and is 8.2 inches wide. It will hold open most books so can read hands free!

Booker holder Bookmark/Weight-Page Holder-Holds Books Open and in Place-Black-by Superior Essentials:

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2) Reading Log

Are you thinking about starting a journal to log your book titles? You might like this straightforward and cost-effective log to track your reading list. You simply enter the book titles you’ve read on the front pages. Then you flip to a review page and write comments and notes about each book. It’s basic and a great place to start recording your reads. There’s a wide variety of reading journals available but if you want to get your feet wet in book journaling, this is a good first-time reading log.

Reading Log: Gifts for Book Lovers / Reading Journal [ Softback * Large (8″ x 10″) * Antique Books * 100 Spacious Record Pages & More… ]:

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3) The Book Seat

Do you need a hands-free book holder for reading in bed or when you travel? The Book Seat might be the answer. It’s lightweight (about a half pound) and is about a foot wide. It easily holds bigger books. The clear plastic adjustable page holder holds the book pages open as you read. The Book Seat also has a pocket for glasses, a phone, or pens and comes in a range of colors to fit your decor!

The Book Seat – Book Holder and Travel Pillow:

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4) Late-Night Reader

Reading in bed late at night can disturb your partner. There are some newer, less obtrusive, light options for the late-night reader! Gone is the old-style clip-on light that fastens to your book. Now you can use a hands-free LED light that’s worn around your neck. Made by Vekkia, the neck reading light has an on/off switch for both lamps and has three brightness levels. Its neck design is very comfortable.  Also, the long-lasting battery charge feature doesn’t use batteries!

Vekkia Rechargeable 4 LED Neck Reading Light, Book Lights for Reading in Bed, 3 Brightness Levels, 2 Flexible Soft Silicone Arms Comfortable Wear, Long Lasting. Perfect for Bookworms, Craft & Knitting:

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5) Natural Canvas Book Tote

I’m often lugging books around to book club meet-ups so a sturdy book bag is just the ticket. This topical bag is made of heavy canvas, comes in two sizes, and features a cute design. It lets the world know you’d rather be reading than doing almost anything else!

CafePress BOOK LOVER Tote Bag Natural Canvas Tote Bag, Reusable Shopping Bag:

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6) Clip-on Bookmark

How often does your bookmark fall out of the book? I suspect it’s too often! And you lose your place. Here’s the perfect solution. This clip-on bookmark can’t fall out of the book or get lost. Every serious reader needs one of these!

Bookmark-Clip-On Attachable Ribbon Bookmark & Place Holder-by Superior Essentials:

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7) Cozy reading blanket

On cool nights, what reader doesn’t want to wrap up in a cozy blanket to read? Snuggle up in this oversized throw available in a great colors and patterns. It’s perfect for reading anywhere and is also a wonderful gift.

Woolrich Down Alternative Plaid Throw Premium Soft Cozy Spun for Bed, Couch or Sofa (50 x70 inch):

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8) Thermal Slipper Socks

When the weather turns cool, a warm pair of socks is another ‘must have’ for avid readers.  Slipper socks are comfy and convenient. They keep your feet warm and double as slippers at the same time! Also, these Sherpa lined socks come in cute designs and colors!

MIUBEAR Women’s Thermal Slipper Socks Sherpa Lined Nonskid Fuzzy Cozy Winter Socks:

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9) Book lover’s Mug

Any avid reader will love this mug’s cute message! It’s a perfect size for a warm beverage or a cup of soup. It’s a great gift idea anytime of the year for the book lover in your world.

Reading book coffee mug I not addicted to reading mug:

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10) Book Club Candle

Do you belong to a book club? If so, you’ll get a big kick out of this Book Club Candle from Homesick. Burn it anytime but especially when the club meets at your house!

Homesick Scented Candle, Book Club – Scents of Orange, Nutmeg, 13.75 oz:

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11) The perfect TEA to sip while you read

My book club meet-ups usually feature desserts and snacks for refreshments. This package of English Breakfast Teas Bags will be the hit of your next get-together! Every cuppa will be a conversation point as each tea bag tag sports a unique literary quote!

Novel Teas contains 25 teabags individually tagged with literary quotes from the world over, made with the finest English Breakfast tea:

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We hope you like our reading accessory suggestions! Do you have a favorite ‘must have’ reading accessory that we’ve missed? We’d love to hear from you.  In the meantime, keep on reading and relaxing at the lake house or any other place you find yourself with a book!


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