10 Fantastical Gifts for Fantasy Fiction Fans

By November 21, 2017Inspired by Literature

If you or someone you know is a fan of fantasy fiction then this list may be of interest to you. Aside from being wonderful escapism, fantasy also guides us through moral and ethical conundrums, and satirises social and political events.

The worlds that fantasy authors create are full of amazing creatures, fearsome warriors, and magical beings beyond human comprehension… It is no wonder it is one of the most popular fiction genres!

Here are 10 of the most fantastical gifts for fantasy fiction fans we could find…




Better stock up on plenty of red pens or pencils…

“In a world where weddings are red, fire is green, and debts are paid in gold, countless images leap off the page thanks to the eye-popping intricacy of the vivid settings and details. Now, for the first time, fans of this blockbuster saga can fill in the blanks and marvel as this meticulously imagined universe comes to life, one sword, sigil, and castle at a time.”

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Game of Thrones Colouring Book US

Game of Thrones Colouring Book UK

These lightweight, silky scarves are beautiful. The One Ring inscription design will ignite any Tolkien fan’s fire, and the map of Middle Earth is perfect for Hobbits who get lost frequently! They come in mysterious black, deep wine red, or an antique Middle Earth map design.

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Lord of the Rings Scarves

No book-stealing foe would mess with these formidable dragon head bookends! These magical beasts will protect your favourite books from falling prey to evil gravity. Each dragon measures 10 1/4 inches x 3 1/4 inches x 7 inches. 

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Dragon Bookends US

Dragon Bookends UK

These ceramic dragon egg cookie jars are perfect for any fans of the fire-breathing fantasy creatures. They measure 9 1/4″ by 6″, big enough to fit in the sweet snack of your choice!

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Dragon Egg cookie Jar

Much of the high fantasy fiction available takes inspiration from Northern European cultures, and what existed before the adoption of the Latin alphabet, and monotheistic cultures. This bag of runes would make a great gift for someone who wants to immerse themselves in the fictional world they inhabit.

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Bag of Runes US

Bag of Runes UK

This comprehensive guide to runes is a great companion to the bag of runes above. The author Martin Findell gives us some fantastic background to the ancient cultures that inspired high fantasy fiction today.

“This book tells the story of runes from their mysterious origins, their development as a script, to their use and meaning in the modern world. Illustrated with a range of beautiful objects from jewellery to tools and weapons, Runes will reveal memorials for the dead, business messages, charms and curses, insults and prayers, giving us a glimpse into the languages and cultures of Europeans over a thousand years ago.”

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Runes US

Runes UK

If Samwise was your favourite hobbit, or you felt like you had a bit of Bilbo inside you all along, these are the slippers for you! Big, comfy, warm hobbit feet to relax in all evening long.

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Hobbit Feet Slippers US

Hobbit Feet Slippers UK

Pratchett fans will not be able to get enough of this SIGNED limited edition hardback book complete with slipcase to keep it safe.

“If Terry Pratchett’s pen gave his characters life, Paul Kidby’s brush allowed them to live it, and nowhere is that better illustrated than in this magnificent Special Edition, which features a variant cover, gilded page edging, and a specially-designed slipcase. For fans old and new, this stunning collectors item is the perfect gift for Christmas.’The closest anyone’s got to how I see the characters’ – Sir Terry Pratchett”

Treat yourself here:

Imaginarium US

Imaginarium UK

J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is some of the first fantasy stories many of us, or our children, were introduced to. Magical people, mythical beasts, and amazing adventures await when you read about Harry and his friends!

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Harry Potter Collection

If you like reading fantasy fiction you may love playing and adventuring with your friends using Warhammer! Enter a fantasy world, start your own adventures, and create your own story.

“The World Before Time is gone. Shattered. Consigned to an oblivion no-one thought possible… Warhammer Age of Sigmar is a fantastic starter set for any and all fans of Warhammer! Detailing the first incursions of the Realmgate Wars, this box set contains everything you need to begin your adventures in the Age Of Sigmar. There’s a stunning amount of goodies contained inside.
Suitable for ages 12 years and over.”

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Warhammer Age of Sigmar US

Warhammer Age of Sigmar UK




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Around this time of year, Twitter users gather together by the fireplace of the World Wide Web to come up with some fabulously festive versions of their favourite books.

#NoelANovel has fast become the best bookish game to play with your followers and we at For Reading Addicts were excited to join in! We asked our readers on Facebook to come up with some of their own and this is what they have brought us…

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The Holiday season is finally upon us and it’s that magical time of year where we embrace good cheer, exchange gifts, and ward off the cold of Winter with mulled wine and good food. Millions of people around the world will be dusting off their Christmas decorations and hanging up their stockings whilst Christmas tunes play. A Christmas tree is no doubt the most iconic of all the decorations, but one book lover has put a twist on the classic by making a tree from books. Read More

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Writing is an art, a compulsion and an addiction and those that do usually do so because they simply have to. If you have a writer friend then you’ll know how many resources it can take if you write seriously, and that does at least make our author friends easy to buy presents for!

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10 Fantastical Gifts for Fantasy Fiction Fans

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If you or someone you know is a fan of fantasy fiction then this list may be of interest to you. Aside from being wonderful escapism, fantasy also guides us through moral and ethical conundrums, and satirises social and political events.

The worlds that fantasy authors create are full of amazing creatures, fearsome warriors, and magical beings beyond human comprehension… It is no wonder it is one of the most popular fiction genres!

Here are 10 of the most fantastical gifts for fantasy fiction fans we could find…

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The men in my family are notoriously difficult to buy for but thankfully they are all avid readers so taking them as inspiration we bring you- 10 Literary Gifts For Him. We hope to cover all the bases here, from the classy intellectual to the nerdy and humorous, you will find what you need.

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Meet Betty Pepper, saviour of discarded and damaged books.

Jill Ashton graduated in 2004 from The University of Central England with a First Class BA Hons in Jewellery and Silversmithing. Now, as Betty Pepper the artist based in the South East of England, she spends a lot of time making each unique piece of art and jewellery. Betty’s literary-inspired art is created from silver wire and fabric fragments, and any orphaned books she finds while out on a ‘rummage’. She gives life to old and ruined books once more by fashioning quirky and whimsical pieces from their pages.

Betty’s work is displayed and sold across Europe from Glasgow to Paris, with collections and commissions also available via MadeByHandOnline. The artwork can also be found at worldwide exhibitions- most recently in the UK (Suffolk, and Leeds) and Munich, Germany. 

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