Books for Every Reader this Holiday

As we move into December, the rush for holiday gifts is here and will only build over the new few weeks. I may be a bit biased (I definitely am…), but I always think that a good book can be the perfect gift. The trouble is finding the right book for each person. Not to worry though, I have a few recommendations!

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica KnollFor the mystery lover: The Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll – this a quick, engaging read with an interesting look into the life of a woman living a lie.

The Boys in the BoatFor the sports fanatic or history buff: The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown – an excellent read, this book focuses on the crew team from the University of Washington that rowed in front of Hitler and won gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics against all odds.

Tiny Little Things by Beatriz WilliamsFor fans of historical fiction and/or romance: Tiny Little Thing by Beatriz Williams – filled with great characters and surprising plot twists, this story set in the 1960’s is one of my favorites from this year!

I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy NelsonFor YA adult readers: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson – An imaginative and illustrative read, this story is filled with quirky and fun characters including a set of very competitive twins.
The NightingaleFor everyone: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah – This is an excellent book centered around two woman in France during World War II and how they each deal with the Nazi occupation. It’s a very powerful book that I think everyone should read.

Happy holidays and may the season be filled with books!

12 thoughts on “Books for Every Reader this Holiday

  1. You got it! Books for me any day / Christmas Day! (Mind a decent ‘underground’ vinyl album and / or some nice after shave always goes down well! (Just in case you were stressing over what to get me.) 😉 😀

    But, yeah – anything from The Beano or Dandy annual to a Terry Pratchett or David Sedaris book, to a non-fiction on North Korea or China and I’m a happy bunny. 🙂

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  2. I love book lists with a target audience for specific titles (wow, that sounded extra nerdy, lol). Thx for sharing


  3. ooh, I think I’ll go for “I’ll give you the Sun.” I sounds like a light and lively read for the holiday’s. Thanks for the wonderful list.


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