Tis the Season for Reading

Need some gift ideas for the readers on your list this holiday season? We’ve got you covered. Buyer beware: Some of these are so good, you might want to buy one for yourself, too!

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MAKE SPACE FOR MAGIC

PATTY LENNON

Mandala Tree Press

If you’re trying to reclaim the energy you once had—and let’s face it, we all are—then it’s time to make space for magic. Best-selling author, certified coach, and motivational speaker Patty Lennon knows what it’s like to feel overworked and overwhelmed, and she wants to help you break out of your rut. She’ll give you practical advice on how to release those mental blocks that are keeping you from success, how to receive love from others, and how to develop a deeper connection with your true self. The life of your dreams is yours to claim!Tune in to Patty’s popular “The Space for Magic Podcast,” and get ready to be inspired.

IN PATTY’S OWN WORDS:

“Our happiness is compromised anytime we ignore what we need and want in favor for what others need and want. This book will show you how to take care of yourself without letting down the people around you.”

ROCK CONCERT: AN ORAL HISTORY

MARC MYERS

Grove Press

There are few experiences that are as exhilarating as being at a rock concert. This book examines the history of live rock ‘n’ roll performances as told through the stories of the people who made it all happen: the promoters, the stagehands, and, of course, the musicians themselves.

  • Great gift for: Your friend who always gets tickets to the hottest acts in town.

HOW TO SURVIVE A HUMAN ATTACK

K. E. FLANN

Running Press

Humans are always chasing down zombies, werewolves, ghosts, and other creatures on TV and in the movies. It’s got to be tough being a monster! This book flips the script and serves as a survival guide written “for” those things humans are trying to eliminate.

  • Great gift for: Your coworker who has watched every episode of “The Walking Dead.”

AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 BOOKS

DAVID DAMROSCH

Penguin Press

Perfect for world travelers and armchair travelers alike, this book by the founder of Harvard University’s Institute for World Literature dives into 80 books by authors from around the world. From the classics to modern-day titles, this book seeks to discover how literature affects our world view and vice versa.

  • Great gift for: Anyone who loves exploring the world through literature.

YOU GOT ANYTHING STRONGER?

GABRIELLE UNION

Dey Street Books

In her much-anticipated follow-up to “We’re Going to Need More Wine,” Gabrielle takes the art of the celebrity memoir to the next level. This collection of fearless personal essays delves into true stories and experiences surrounding color, gender, feminism, and more. Though she tackles tough topics, she does so with confidence, wisdom, and humor.

  • Great gift for: Anyone in your life who needs a reminder of how fierce they are.

Gift ideas for the book lovers on your list

PERSONALIZED WIRE BOOKMARK They won’t mind putting their book down if they’ve got a beautiful, personalized bookmark like this to mark the pages.

$11, Etsy.com (rlhcreations)

BOOK PILLOW This pillow will make their favorite reading spot even cozier.

$8.99, Amazon.com

BOOK CAR DECAL Give them something that lets everyone know they’re a reader—except for when their eyes are on the road.

$15, Etsy.com (RoseCustomCut)

OPEN BOOK COOKIE CUTTER They’ll be a hit when it’s their turn to bring dessert to book club with this cookie cutter.

$5+, Etsy.com (BobbisCutters)

READERS T-SHIRT Haters gonna hate, so the readers gonna read.

$15.98, Etsy.com (TheDaveyBoutique)

BOOK NERD SOCKS They’ll still make a statement even when they put their feet up.

$9.95, Lavely.com

PERFUME OILS A night at home reading turns into an enchanting, multisensory experience with these perfume oils inspired by books. Try Antique Books or Book Fair.

$20, BlackBaccaraOils.com

AIRPOD CASES These beautiful Airpod cases will give audiobook and podcast lovers yet another reason to keep listening.

$21.95, Burga.com

Coffee & Tea

These coffee and tea monthly subscriptions will give your book-lovin’ friends and fam something delicious to sip as they flip through the pages this winter.

SIPS BY Each monthly box is filled with four premium teas—enough for 16 cups—featuring brands from around the world. A gift card allows them to choose what they like to sip.

$16/month; 3 months for $48, Sipsby.com

ATLAS COFFEE CLUB WORLD TOUR OF COFFEE This is no ordinary cup of Joe. Each month features freshly roasted coffee from one of 50 countries. Each shipment features brewing tips, a postcard featuring the country, and a journal to review each cup.

$60 for a 3-month subscription, $109 for 6 months, and $199 for 12 months, AtlasCoffeeClub.com

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