Christmas Gift Guide 2013: 12 gadgets and presents for book lovers

Hoxton Monster Supplies Tinned Fear (£35)

Hoxton Street Monster Supplies commissioned this series of canned chillers – short stories that you won't be able to get anywhere else. Give someone the shivers with A Vague Sense of Unease" by Laura Dockrill, "The Collywobbles" by Nick Hornby, "The Heebie Jeebies" by David Nicholls, "Escalating Panic" by Joe Dunthorne, and "Mortal Terror" by Zadie Smith. They're available individually for £8 a pop, or you can get the whole lot for £35 – and all profits go to volunteering organisation The Ministry of Stories.

Klevercase Book Cover ereader case (from £25)

There's no shortage of ebook reader cases patterned after old-school books, but these are some of the most impressive out there. Klevercase will whip up a handmade book cover – made by an actual, proper bookbinder – for your Kindle, Kobo, iPad Mini or Nexus 7. They're based on classic book covers and can be customised with personalised messages. Perfect for anyone who can't quite bear to let go of the printed word.

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Moleskine Passion Books Journal (£13)

For anyone who wants to revisit their reading and collect their thoughts, this notebook features three ribbon place makers, six tabbed sections to personalise, stickers to annotate and a free bookmark. Perfect for organising your literary flights of fancy.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G (£170)

Amazon's top of the line ebook reader, the new Kindle Paperwhite 3G has been overhauled for 2013, with a faster processor, improved screen lighting, a more accurate touchscreen and a higher-contrast Carta display. New features include Vocabulary Builder, which tracks words you've looked up, and Page Flip, which lest you scroll through a book without losing your place.

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