The countdown to Christmas has officially begun! If you’re like us,  you vow every year to get a jump-start on your shopping before the craziness of the season sets in. And every year December creeps up more stealthily than ever before. Because you’d probably prefer to spend the holiday season enjoying yourself—decking the halls, baking delicious treats, visiting with friends and family, and (of course) reading—rather than rushing through the mall and sitting in traffic, make Bas Bleu your one-stop shop for everyone on your gift list!

Check out our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide below. We’ve chosen one item from each collection of suggestions to highlight; simply click on the header to see more of our favorite picks. For those hard-to-shop-for folks on your list who seem to have it all, our amazing 2018 Book a Month packages and Bas Bleu gift certificates are always a big hit. And if Santa needs a little help finding fun stocking stuffers, our elves can help him out! (Remember: Bas Bleu Society members always receive free standard shipping, 15% off most books, gift-wrapping services at half price, and special offers via email!)

For Bookish Introverts

Our “I Am Dressed for the Day” Pajamas are the perfect loungewear choice for book-loving homebodies.

For Mystery Mavens

Wear our droll Poe-ka Dots Scarf to your next book club meeting, out on a night in bleak December, or anytime you need a bit of gothic glamour in your wardrobe.

For Adventurous Globetrotters

Avid travelers, simply use a coin to scratch off the foil and reveal every country and state that you’ve visited.

For History Buffs

Read the incredible true story behind one of the most ambitious deceptions of World War II.

For Curious Kids

Our Well-Read Kids Packs are filled with age-appropriate books, puzzles, games, and other goodies that stimulate the mind and tickle the funny bone.

For the Consummate Host or Hostess

Familiar lyrics from beloved Christmas tunes artfully form the shapes of iconic holiday emblems on our Christmas Carols Tea Towels.

For Your Book Club Buddies

We’re offering our Bookshelves Reusable Totes in a set of three, so you can share with your bookish friends!

For Your Favorite Teachers and Librarians

Language-lovers can get their caffeine fix and their grammar fix with these droll ceramic mugs clarifying oft-confused homophones.

For Musicians and Music Lovers

Our Just a Note Correspondence Set is a pitch-perfect gift for the musician or music-lover who brings harmony to your life!

For Animal Lovers

This fluffy feline in a red woolly cap—with two chickadees perched upon it!—will spread warm, happy feelings when you sip steaming beverages from our Winter Hat Cat Mug.

For Home Cooks

Serve up bookish fare at your next dinner party with our handsome Book Platter.

While you’re at it, be sure to snag a treat (or two, or three…) for yourself, for all your hard work finding terrific gifts for everyone you love. Just think of all the extra reading time you’re going to have once your shopping is done!


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