Christmas is just two weeks away, and holiday shopping is in full swing. With the 25th lingering nearby, many people are scrambling and struggling to find the right gift for their loved ones. Luckily, books make the perfect present for just about anyone on your list.
Still searching for last-minute gifts? Try one of these books!
For Mom: The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines
This new release from Fixer Upper stars Chip and Joanna tells their in-depth “rags to riches” success story. The reader gets to know the personal side of the Gaines’ past, and even goes behind the scenes of HGTV’s most popular renovation show.
For Dad: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Taking place after a plague wipes out most of the world’s population, Station Eleven weaves a post apocalyptic tale of unlikely characters, and their search for sanity in a forgotten world. Full of historical references and witty banter, this novel is sure to keep the reader on the edge of their seat.
For Siblings: The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
This light-hearted book tells the story of the average people who live in the worlds of popular sci-fi novels and movies. Ness brings the background individuals into the spotlight, and lets the world know that they are just as annoyed with vampires and werewolves as the rest of us are.
For Friends: The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The inspiration for the movie starring Emma Watson, this short novel is sacred ground for anyone struggling with being on the outside looking in. Told in journal format, Chbosky’s brilliant work follows a year in the life of Charlie, and shows the reader that sometimes being different is the best thing you can be.
What are your book recommendations for the holiday season?