10 romantic Valentine’s Day gifts for writers

Forget flowers. Get your valentine chocolate inscribed with a line from ‘Pride and Prejudice’ or perfume that smells like a paperback.

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Valentine’s Day is here, and with it comes the pressure to get your loved one something that’s just the right mix of romantic, thoughtful and personal elements.

I’ve filled this gift list with items to inspire warm, fuzzy feelings in the writer you love.

1. Things that smell like books

Book lovers savor all aspects of reading-the feel of a page between their fingers, watching a cover slowly become dog-eared and, of course, the smell of books. (If you don’t know what books smell like, you clearly are not a book lover.)

Give your beloved book nerd the smell of her favorite thing—even if she uses an e-reader.

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