19 Secret Santa Gift Ideas Under $20 That Any Book-Lover Will Adore

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As the holiday season rolls in, it's time to start one of the best holiday traditions: Secret Santa gift exchanges. Secret Santa is one of those traditions that, for me, really make the holiday season sparkle. It's so much fun to give and get little surprises from someone you don't expect. It's also an excellent way for communities to come together and celebrate each other, as well as a nice reminder that we're all looking out for each other.

Whether you're playing Secret Santa with your coworkers, your family, or your classmates, sometimes finding a good Secret Santa gift can be a real challenge. Often you're buying for someone you don't know very well — and there's a price limit. But don't panic! If you're shopping for a book-lover, there are tons of adorable, affordable options to choose from — online and in bookstores throughout the country.

Below, find 19 incredible ideas for Secret Santa gifts for readers and book-lovers. All of these gifts are under $20 (with many under $10), so you can stay within the price limit without breaking a sweat. Each one of these fantastic items is sure to be a home-run for any book-lover you're shopping for: