It’s time to get gift-y, readers! Here’s our Top Ten Tips for Giving (And Receiving!) Great Gifts:

1 // Order (super) early! Make sure to place any online order or special order no later than 12/10 if you’d like to receive it by 12/25. Booksweet is offering FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE USA on all web orders $50+! Offer valid: 11/24-12/10.

2 // Get inspired! Explore the Booksweet Gift Guides: Think Big: Boxed Sets and Deluxe Editions and Little Gift Books

3 // Check in with neighbors! Get inspired by what your neighbors are reading — Booksweet readers honestly have really incredible taste.

4 // Check out award winning reads! Explore the 2021 National Book Award Winners!

5 // Gift cards are great! So too are Gift Card Bundles!

6 // Share the love! Give a gift to your community with the Booksweet Giving Tree in support of Black Men Read. Shop the BMR wishlist online or stop by the Giving Tree in the shop. All books purchased from the Giving Tree will be distributed to school libraries, community centers, and shelters throughout Washtenaw County by BMR volunteers.

7 // Make a wishlist! Don’t forget yourself this gifting season! Make a Booksweet wishlist and share it with friends and family.

8 // Say hello! Our small but mighty team of knowledgeable booksellers — Monique, Shaun, Truly, and Zoë — are here to help you discover your next great read… and your next great gift!

9 // Have a question while shopping online? Send an email to Shaun at He’s a real human (no robots here) who loves his job — he’s happy to help you out.

10 // More Fun, Less Stress. Bookshops are the best place to leave stress at the door, zone out for a while, and slip into some new worlds. We are here for that every day, readers. Welcome to Booksweet.

Holiday Hours – 2021

December 1-31, 2021: Daily*, 10 am-8 pm
Shop online 24/7:

  • Friday, 12/24: 10 am-1 pm [closing early]
  • Saturday, 12/25: closed
  • Friday, 12/31: 10 am-6 pm [closing early]
  • Saturday, 1/1: closed [Happy New Year!]