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9 Cozy Book Mugs That Make Perfect Gifts For Book Lovers

9 Cozy Book Mugs That Make Perfect Gifts For Book Lovers

Looking for the perfect gift for book lovers? Mugs are perfect for any occasion, but they're especially useful as the weather cools down. There’s nothing quite like curling up with a good book and a warm beverage on a cold day. Whether you’re on the hunt for stocking stuffers, teacher appreciation gifts, or a small just-because gift for you or a loved one, look no further than these cozy book mugs.

The best book mugs for readers

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.” – C.S. Lewis

If you know someone who always has their nose stuck in a book, give them a gift they can use every morning. Bookish mugs are classic gifts for every reader, inspiring a return to stillness. These are our favorite new book mugs and classic options for readers.

1. Jaws book cover mug

“Dun-dun. Dun-dun.” Never has there ever been a more iconic movie soundtrack. These two simple notes make you feel instantly intrigued. But, did you know this famous movie was based on a book by Peter Benchley?

Diehard fans of Jaws will love this heat reactive mug that displays the beach scene when you add a piping hot beverage. Even better? We donate a portion of proceeds from each purchase to WildAid's shark conservation program.

Skip the beach; read about sharks from the comfort of your own pillow fort.

jaws mug

2. Banned books mug

This is for all you rebels out there!

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Catcher in the Rye, Lord of the Flies. Some of the most iconic books in history were once banned. Fill your banned books mug with a warm drink and watch the titles come back to life.

This heat reactive mug is a serious conversation starter at work or home. Put it on display at your desk and watch your co-workers open up about their favorite banned books. Talk to your kids about the importance of books and reading.

banned books mug

3. Alice in Wonderland mug

Lewis Carroll's classic children’s tale comes in many forms. Whether you’re partial to the original novel or the wistful animated Disney film calls out to you, the story is a classic for readers of all ages.

Fans will love our original literary sketch of Alice and the Mad Hatter on their book mug, feeling a hint of magic with every sip.

alice in wonderland mug

4. Library card coffee mugs

Shhh! Grab a classic novel and drink your coffee in silence at the local library.

These library coffee mugs come in blue, yellow, green, and red. The classic library card design can hold 12 ounces of your favorite piping hot beverage. That means you can continue reading and sipping without a care in the world.

library card mug

5. Bookstore cats mug

Life is simply better with a cat in it. If your happy place is curled up on a couch with a book and a furry feline friend, this mug is for you.

Celebrate your love of the cats and books with one of our favorite book mugs. The fact that this bookish mug is also microwave and dishwasher safe is a huge bonus. No mess, no stress, no problem. As the mug states: “life is sweet.”

cat and bookstore mug

6. Where the Wild Things Are mug

“There should be a place where only the things you want to happen, happen.”

Where the Wild Things Are encapsulates the magic of reading. As book lovers, we all want to escape reality and enter into a world where anything is possible.

It’s hard to find literary mugs as beautiful as this one featuring Maurice Sendak's iconic illustrations. Cuddle up on the couch with your kids and dive into this classic tale with a mug of hot chocolate in hand.

where the wild things are mug

7. Bookshelf mug

If you need unique gifts for book lovers, look no further than our bookshelf mug. From Little Women to Pride & Prejudice, search for your favorites on these bookshelves as you enjoy your morning coffee.

Remember, buying this mug (and all Out of Print mugs) helps to fund literacy programs and book donations to communities in need. Support literacy across the world every time you make a purchase.

bookshelf mug

8. Composition notebook mug

Get back to basics with this composition notebook mug. Whether it’s a gift for your favorite teacher, student, or yourself, this mug is bound to spark nostalgia.

While you can’t jot down notes on this mug, it may still inspire an idea or two. Keep your pen and paper handy while you sip some hot tea and let your creativity take over.

composition notebook mug

9. Harry Potter mug

Accio caffeine! Start your morning with Harry with our new Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone mug, featuring art from Mary GrandPré's iconic U.S. first edition covers. 

This mug is dishwasher safe with a ceramic coating. It holds 12 oz. of your favorite morning beverage. 

harry potter mug

Find more book mugs

At Out of Print, our mission is to spread the joy of reading. Our products help you celebrate your love of books while also funding literacy organizations worldwide.

If you’re looking for a perfect gift for the bookworm in your life, take a look at our unique collection of mugs and coasters. Not into warm drinks? Check out our bookish S’well bottles.

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