Special gifts for the literary valentine in your life

Are you romantically involved with a writer—or hope to be? Consider these scents and sensibilities to woo the scribe of your dreams.

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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and with it comes the usual pressure to get your loved one something that’s romantic, thoughtful and personal.

Lucky for you, if your valentine is a writer, you’ve got some great options for gifts.

Here’s a list of 10 writerly gifts with a romantic spin, perfect for inspiring warm and fuzzy feelings in the writer you love:

1. Things that smell like books

Any true book lover savors all aspects of the reading experience—the feel of a page between their fingers, watching as a cover slowly becomes dog-eared and, of course, the smell of books.

If she loves reading by candlelight, try these Library Set candles with scents like “antique books” and “ancient scrolls.” If he enjoys a little cologne now and then, consider The Library of Fragrance’s Paperback cologne, which the company describes as “sweet and just a touch musty, a lot like Pym’s world come to think of it.”

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