Reading Around the Christmas Tree: 15 Ornaments For Your Bookish Tree

Reading Around the Christmas Tree: 15 Ornaments For Your Bookish Tree


Your stockings are hung. Your eggnog is chilled. And your tree is ready for your special touch. For us, that means as many bookish ornaments as we can find. Here we’ve rounded up 15 literary ornaments to help make the season bright. For more inspiration, check out the bookish ornaments we gathered in seasons past.

We know she preferred her own company, but we can’t help including Emily Dickinson in our holiday festivities.

Who knew that you could hang the largest library in the world on your tree?

Though this ornament be but little, it is fierce.

Dear Diary, all I want for Christmas is a sweet little journal to write in.

Even penguins enjoy a good bedtime story.

Books aren’t just for shelves anymore.

Nothing says Merry Christmas like that fun-loving author of The Tell-Tale Heart and The Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe.

You don’t need to tell us twice.

Clackety, clack, clack. Ding! This cute typewriter ornament is just the thing.

Now you can spend Christmas at Hogwarts drinking butterbeer with all of your favorite friends.

We libraries.

We are obsessed with this white whale ornament.

Everything was beautiful… especially this ornament.

With this ornament you can harken back to an earlier time.

These ornaments have bewitched us, body and soul.

Myfanwy Collins
Myfanwy Collins is a Massachusetts-based mother, writer, and reader. She has an MA in English Literature and has published two novels and a collection of short stories. As a young writer, her mentor told her that in order to be the best writer, she needed to first be the best reader. She continues to pursue her best-reader merit badge.


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