2022 Bookish Calendars for Your Holiday List Readers
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Looking for a gift for a bookish friend? Or maybe you need it for yourself. Consider getting a book calendar to get 2022 off to a good start. After all, bibliophiles never tire of the reader’s inspiration! And there is so much literature to inspire, of which contemporary calendars have taken note.
As the days go by, it’s nice to have a quote to ponder or a story to follow. It can also be interesting to have a way to keep track of recently read or new books. I’ve curated a diverse selection of styles for you to browse.
There are tons of amazing book calendars for all types of book enthusiasts. Maybe you are looking for something with passages, poems or pretty pictures. Perhaps specific authors or literary periods are more your style. Or it could be that a little cute is at the top of your list.
Luckily, there are some great book calendars. Whether it’s a wall calendar, desk calendar, or even a daily tear-off calendar that you are looking for, rest assured that you have several options to choose from.
Whatever you’re looking for, this list can point you in the right direction.
What book lover doesn’t want a calendar they can read with? This Beloved Stranger Calendar ($ 25) is surprisingly illustrated with colorful artwork. To read the fables that accompany the image each month, just follow the artist’s blog.
Each month in this Little Women Calendar ($ 25-34 depending on size) features a hand-drawn illustration of a character or quote from Louisa May Alcott’s beloved novel.
This hand-illustrated poetry calendar ($ 12) features lines by Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost accompanied by beautiful pen and ink drawings.
Looking for a calendar to help you keep track of your reading? This Book Club Wall Calendar ($ 15) may not have fancy artwork, but it does allow you to keep track of reading time, pages read, notes, and other notes for your meetings book club (or personal files).
This Book Title Poetry Calendar ($ 24) features photographs of neatly curated books that tell their own story as you read their titles in order. (If you want to increase the size, there is a larger size for just a few dollars more.)
If you’re looking for a bit of poetry and some unique artwork, check out this Blooms and Bones Calendar ($ 30). With quotes from classic poetry alongside “lavish anatomical and botanical details” (hence the name of the calendar), this is a striking calendar.
Whether or not you know Matlock the Hare, the lush illustrations on this Matlock the Hare Calendar ($ 22) will have you dreaming of the fantastic kingdom of Winchett Dale. As an added bonus, it comes with a gorgeous moon phase calendar.
The black, white, and red graphics on this Women Writers Desk Calendar ($ 12) are striking. Accompanied by quotes from Zora Neale Hurston, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Mary Shelley (to name just three), this will be a captivating centerpiece on any desk.
This Little Shakespeare Day-to-Day Calendar ($ 22) delivers a quote from the Bard for each day of the year. Just for funsies, passages from plays, poems and sonnets are presented in the form of questions and answers.
Are you looking for an affordable calendar for the book lover in your life? This bookmark calendar set ($ 5 digital download) features a beautiful watercolor animal for each month to help readers keep track of the days as well as their pages.
No matter how crowded your desk is, this calendar will refresh it. Boasting cheerful colors, short literary quotes, and clean lines for each month of the year, this postcard calendar ($ 15) is a real treat!
For fans of Jane Austen, this cute little watercolor desk calendar ($ 27) will win you over with its quality illustrations and short quotes from Austen’s best-known works.
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