For those of us who love a quiet evening at home, literary puzzles are a great alternative to reading. Especially when you’re doing one of these book-themed options!
Puzzles are also a great way to encourage family time away from electronics. They help bridge generations since they can be enjoyed by kids and adults of all ages!
Literary puzzles are perfect when you need a gift for a book lover that isn’t a book! Here are some of our favorites including everything from Nancy Drew book covers to library scenes.
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All the colors and the herringbone pattern in this puzzle would make it great art for the wall when you're done!
The brightly colored book spines on this puzzle are so pretty! If you know a reader obsessed with organization, they'll appreciate these tidy shelves.
Book lovers all agree that books are magical, and in this case, they're flying in front of a classic American staple - hardcover Readers Digest books!
How many of these books did your book club read? Grab this puzzle in honor of all the fun you have with your club each month!
Themed Book Cover Puzzles
Did you devour Nancy Drew novels as you were growing up? Finish this puzzle and then try to remember which ones you've read.
This is a must-have for the Harry Potter fanatic in your life, and perfect for younger kids to help with as it's 500 pieces instead of 1000 like many on our list!
This option would be a perfect gift for Jane Austen fans!
If it's out of stock, here's another cute Jane Austen jigsaw puzzle.
Featuring just over 50 bestselling books, this White Mountain puzzle can double as a reading list!
How many of your favorite children's books are shown on this puzzle? From Dr. Seuss to llama llama, multiple generations are represented!
Need a Christmas gift for a book lover who is also a dog lover? This is sure to be a hit!
There's also an option for cat book covers.
Books Shop & Library Jigsaw Puzzles
Peek into THREE levels of a charming bookshop in this creative streetview scene.
The classic lions outside the New York Public Library are decorated for Christmas, making this the perfect family puzzle for December. Bonus points if you've read Lions of 5th Avenue!
Looking for something with a bit more detail and whimsy? Try this Ravensburger Bizarre Bookshop puzzle!
Don't you feel drawn right into this magical peek into a neighborhood bookshop?
This modern jigsaw puzzle design is colorful and fun. If you zoom in, you can see all the humourous plays on popular book titles!
Our dogs are normally curled up nearby while we read, too!
While this author puzzle doesn't fit in our other categories, it was too cute not to include on the list. Each stamp represents a different author, with their home countries noted in the stamp design.
Let us know if you’ve tried any of these in the comments below!
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