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Booksmith Bento: A Daily Holiday Gift Guide

Need some gift buying inspiration? Our book buyers and gift buyers have pulled ingredients from every corner of the Booksmith pantry to offer you a full menu of bento box gift arrangements. Check this space, or our #bookmsithbento, for new ideas every day!

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Bandana 18oz Mug - $12.95; Stamped Print Bowl - $9.95; Folklore Dishtowels - $14.95; Sponge Cloth Dishtowel by Kei & Molly - $6.95; Designer Oven Mitt by Mu - $9.95; Polska: New Polish Cooking by Zuza Zak -$35

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Hey Girl Hey Soap, BlueQ - $4.95; Emily McDowell Mug - $16.95; Soul Sister Soap, BlueQ - $4.95; Secular Saints Candle, Unemployed Philosopher - $12.95; Women’s Ankle Socks, BlueQ - $9.95; Color Dipped Canvas Pouch, About Face - $16; About Face Mug - $12.00; In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from Over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney - $35

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Paisley Ombre Scarf - $18.95; Wool Touchscreen Gloves by Shireen - $26.95; Colorblock Touchscreen Gloves by Verloop - $28; Enamel Flower Stones Bracelet by Kole - $28; Oval Stone Necklace - $22.95; Wood Bead Stretch Bracelet by Jane Marie - $16.95; Mosaic Embroidered Wallet by Lavishy - $26; The Curated Closet: A Simple System for Discovering Your Personal Style and Building Your Dream Wardrobe by Anuschka Rees - $24.99; The Art of the Scarf: From Classic Knots and Chic Neckties, to Stylish Turbans, Makeshift Bags, and More by Libby VanderPLoeg - $14.99

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Handmade Fleece Mittens - $30.00; Felt Frontier Fox Ornament - $10.95; Screen printed Banner - $12.95; The Wolves of Currumpaw by William Grill - $24.00

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Natural Olive Wood 3 Section Tray - $26; Stoneware Sugar Bowl - $12.95; Stoneware Creamer - $12; Kei & Molly Silk Screened Dishtowel - $12.95; Designer Oven Mitt - $9.95; Floral Handpainted Tin Tray by Karma Living - $29.95; French Country Cooking: Meals and Moments from a Village in the Vineyards by Mimi Thorisson - $40

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Duke Cannon Bar Soap - $8.95; Duke Cannon Beard Oil - $30; Motel Keychain -6.95; All Man Gentleman’s Soap, Grain & Root - $12.95; FuwaFuwa Large Blanket - $24.95; 12oz Mason Jar Candles - $18; Stainless Steel Food Flask - $34; Scott & Lawson Multi-tool - $22; Your Cabin In the Woods by Conrad E. Meinecke and Victor Aures - $19.99

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Pocket Magic Tricks - $5.00; Harry Potter Tie - $52.00; Crazy Aaron’s Putty - $15.95; Harry Potter Cufflinks set - $65.00; Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition - $39.99

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Mighty Wallet - $15; Danica Studios Large Mug - $12; I’m Not Bossy Soap, BlueQ - $4.95; Here Kitty Zipper Pouch - $6.95; All Black Cats Are Not Alike by Amy Goldwasser and Peter Arkle - $15.95

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Cotton Blanket by Rym - $68; Porcelain Pattern Teacups - $15.95; Sponge Cloth Dishtowel by Kei & Molly - $6.95; Wood Inlay 4”x4” Frame - $22; Scandinavia Dreaming: Nordic Homes, Interiors and Design by Angel Trinidad - $60

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Marvel Superhero Socks - $24.95; Bat Signal Mighty Wallet - $16.95; Superman Cufflinks - $65; Superhero Tie - $52; Headline T-shirt - $26; Wonder Woman Action Figure - $9.95; Superman Action Figure - $9.95; The Best American Comics 2016, edited by Roz Chast - $25

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Sock It To Me Men’s Crew - $9.95; Coolamari Ice Cube Tray, Fred; Finger Tentacles - $2.50; Seaweed Soap, Kala Style - $7.95; Spiked Tea, Fred - $10.95; Headline Men’s Shirts - $26; Creatures of the Deep: The Pop-Up Book by Ernst Haeckel and Maike Biederstaedt - $29.95

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Greatest Last Lines Mug, Unemployed Philosophers - $14.95; Books Magnet, Ephemera - $5; Roz Chast Puzzle, NY Puzzle Company - $16.95; Bookworm Shoulder Tote, BlueQ - $16.95; Enamel Book Pin, Andrew Brozyna - $10.95; Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores: True Tales from book Buyers, Booksellers, and Book Lovers by Bob Eckstein, foreword by Garrison Keillor - $22

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Danica Small Gift Pouch - $12.95; Danica Linen Large Cosmetic Case - $29.95; Danica Pencil Box -$16.95; Round Wood Coasters, Nordic Dreams - $10.95; Natural Olive Wood 13.8” Cutting Board - $34.00; Danica Studios Mug - $10.95; The Hinterland: Cabins, Love Shacks, an Other Hide-Out - $60

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*Women’s Crew Socks, BlueQ - $9.95; Women’s Ankle Socks, BlueQ - $9.95; Unemployed Philosophers Finger Puppets - $6.95; Woman and Parrot Tin Mug, Karma Living - $18.95; Boho Bandeau, Natural Life - $10.95; Scout Beaded Stretch Bracelet - $24; Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl - $15.99

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Holiday Boxed Cards, Retrospect - $16; Quotable Mug - $12.00; Raw Materials Jumbo Zipper Pouch, BlueQ - $9.95; Fantastic Colors: 10 Colored Pencils - $14.95; Vive Le Color! Mandala Adult Coloring Book by Abrams Noterie - $9.95; Art Is the Highest Form of Hope & Other Quotes by Artists - $24.95

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*10” Turkish Bowl, Tribal Home - $69.95; Turkish Wallet, Derin - $29.95; Turkish Soap in Tin (Round and Rectangle) - $7.95; Handpainted Turkish Mug, Tribal Home - $16.95; 8” Turkish Bowl, Tribal Home - $49.95; Taste of Persia: A Cook’s Travels Through Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran and Kurdistan by Naomi Duguid - $35

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Danica Linen Mini Cosmetic Case - $16.95; Bicycles Zipper Pouch, BlueQ - $6.95; Danica Small Zip Pouch - $12.95; Cuppa This Cuppa That Mug, Ore - $8.95; Bicycle Bookends, Time Concept - $60; Epic Bike Rides of the World by Lonely Planet - $35

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Ellembee Cotton Dishtowel - $12.95; Blithe and Bonny Soap - $8.95; Definition Words Necklace, Zad - $12; Recycled Book Spine Keychain, Attic Journal - $18.95; Penmanship Mug, Unemployed Philosopher - $14.95; Sugarbooger Lunch Sack, Ore - $22; Read a Book Puzzle, Gibbssmith - $22.00; A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston - $17.99

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Cozy Critter Herbal Neck Warmers - $19.95; Pizza Money Coin Pouch - $5.00; Tin Yoyo - $4.95; Animal Match Memory Game - $29.95; Color in Puzzle - $9.95; Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! The Cookie Fiasco by Mo Willems and Dan Santat - $9.99

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Chemistry of Whiskey Glass - $16.95; Whiskey stones - $22; G Clamp Bottle Opener - $12.95; Cuppa This Cuppa That Mug - $8.95; Bear Magnetic Bottle Opener $24.95; Nordic Dreams Potholders - $12.95; Medium Wood Inlay Spoon - $12.95; Small Stoneware Serving Plate - $26; Short Stoneware Goblet - $12; Large Stoneware Serving Plate - $29.95; Small Stoneware Bowl - $15.95; Made of Iceland: A Drink & Draw Book by Reyka and Snorri Sturluson - $24.95

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Quotable Framed Quote - $15.95; Natural Life Art Collection Medium Tray, $14.95; Get Happy Tea, Republic of Tea - $12.95; Peace of Mind Tea, Flying Bird Botanicals - $15.95; Wish Bracelet, Two’s Company - $4.50; Seltzer Zipper Pouch - $12.95; Cup of Happy, Natural Life - $15.95; 101 Ways to Live Well by Lonely Planet - $11.99

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Socksmith Women’s Socks - $8.95; Bamboo Color Dipped Utensil Set - $18.95; Funny Side Up Cat Egg Shaper- $10.95; Le Crock Coq Herb Infuser - $10.95; Papersharks Herb Dishtowel - $10.95; Food Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of Our Edible World by Julia Rothman and Rachel Wharton - $16.95

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*Mermaid Mug, Seltzer - 14.95; Felt Fairy Ornaments, Homart - $9.95; Kei and Molly Silkscreened Dishtowel - $12.95; Danica Mug - $12.00; Mermaid Zipper Pouch, BlueQ - $6.95; Mermaid Shoulder Tote, BlueQ - $16.95; Mermaid Scarf, JCSunny - $16.95; Celtic Tales: Fairy Tales and stories of Enchantment from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales by Kate Forrester - $22.95; Mythic Creatures: And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them by Dr. Mark A. Norell, Laurel Kendall, and Richard Ellis - $24.95

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Organs Anatomical Notebook, Magpie - $9.95; Living Royal Knee High Socks - $15.95; Human Body Puzzle, Eurographics - $22; Nerves and Organs Mugs, Magpie - $14.95; Anatomical Bamboo Fibre Mini Tray, Magpie - $5.95; Anatomy Rocks Postcards - $19.95

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*Air Mail Zipper Pouch, BlueQ - $6.95; Travel Journal, Peter Pauper - $10.99; Large Book Box - $24.00; World Map Scarf, Two’s Company - $14.00; Bag Tags 2pc, Girl of All Work - $12.95; Air Portfolio Passport Cover, Flight 001 - $15.95; Map Stories: The Art of Discovery by Francisca Matteoli - $29.99; Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, and Ella Morton - $35

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*Massachusetts Laser Cut Bottle Opener - $10.95; Cast Iron Bottle Opener - $12.00; Luchador Bottle Opener - $7.95; Day of the Dead Corkscrew - $24; Bottled Up Decanter - $22.00; Waiter’s Friend Corkscrew - $14.95; The Monocle Guide to Drinking an Dining by Monocle - $60

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Urban Concrete 12oz Candle - $29.95; Urban Concrete 3.5oz Candle - $12.00; Sock It To Me Knee-High Constellation Socks - $10.95; Funtote Canvas Baggy Tote - $30; Tree of Life Bracelet - $15.95; Pomegranate: Aztec Cosmos Puzzle - Stardust Scarf - $29.95; Filsinger Aztec Cosmos Puzzle - $19.95; The Graces by Laure Eve - $18.95

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*Boston Tea Towel by Gooseberry Designs - $16; Bamboo Massachusetts Cutting Board - $24.00; Massachusetts Wine Stopper- $12.00; Lantern Press Boston Coasters - $5.95; Boston Baked Beans - $8.95; Boston Tea Towel by Maptote - $16.95; The New England Kitchen: Fresh Takes on Seasonal Recipes by Jeremy Sewall - $39.95

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