Books That Make Great Gifts

I Really Needed This Today: Words to Live By Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735217416
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 15th, 2019


From New York Times bestselling author and beloved Today show co-host Hoda Kotb comes an inspiring collection of quotes--drawn from her own personal favorites featured on her enormously popular Instagram account--that offer wisdom, courage, and hope.

The Beautiful Ones Cover Image
By Prince
ISBN: 9780399589652
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Published: One World - October 29th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The brilliant coming-of-age-and-into-superstardom story of one of the greatest artists of all time, in his own words—featuring never-before-seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the exquisite memoir he began writing before his tragic death

Cozy White Cottage: 100 Ways to Love the Feeling of Being Home Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781400315321
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Published: Thomas Nelson - September 24th, 2019

Whether you live in a country farmhouse or an urban apartment, find inspiration for every room in your home. Come cozy up with your creativity and Liz's welcoming voice so you can love the feeling of being at home.

In this beautiful book of house and garden photography and DIY inspiration, popular blogger Liz Marie Galvan shares:

The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, the Dresser and the Wardrobe Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062982551
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Published: Harper - October 29th, 2019


Witches: The Transformative Power of Women Working Together Cover Image
ISBN: 9781612198347
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Published: Melville House - January 28th, 2020

A celebration of the revolutionary potential of women working with other women, and a powerful statement about myths like the "cool girl" or the "catty workplace"

Covens. Girl Bands. Ballet troupes. Convents. In all times and places, girls and women have come together in communities of vocation, of necessity, of support.

Heads of the Colored People: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501168000
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Published: 37 Ink - January 22nd, 2019

*Winner of the PEN Open Book Award*
*Winner of the Whiting Award*
*Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award and Aspen Words Literary Prize*
*Nominated for the PEN/Robert W.

Our Favorite Day of the Year Cover Image
By A. E. Ali, Rahele Jomepour Bell (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481485630
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - June 30th, 2020

“Gorgeously inviting illustrations and a joyful theme…the consummate first day read.” —Shelf Awareness (starred review)

A heartwarming picture book following a group of boys from different backgrounds throughout the school year as they become the best of friends.

Musa’s feeling nervous about his first day of school.

Love Poems for Married People Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525540007
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2018


Based on his wildly popular New Yorker piece, Thurber Prize-winner John Kenney presents a hilarious collection of love poems for, well, married people.

God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525512332
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Published: Random House - September 22nd, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Desus & Mero are smarter and funnier than everyone writing books.”—Shea Serrano
“I will never write anything as hilarious as they have. I give up.”—Malcolm Gladwell
“These motherf***ers make me laugh until I choke.”—Jia Tolentino

The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love & Truth Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
ISBN: 9780593121610
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020

Thirty diverse, award-winning authors and illustrators invite you into their homes to witness the conversations they have with their children about race in America today in this powerful call-to-action that invites all families to be anti-racists and advocates for change.

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

Here is Toni Morrison in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades. 

The Bucket List: 1000 Adventures Big & Small Cover Image
By Kath Stathers (Editor)
ISBN: 9780789332691
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Published: Universe - April 4th, 2017

With 1,000 adventures for all ages, it’s never too soon or too late to begin the things you’ve only dreamed of doing.

Overview: A New Perspective of Earth Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399578656
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Published: Amphoto Books - October 25th, 2016

A stunning and unique collection of satellite images of Earth that offer an unexpected look at humanity, derived from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram project.

Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eats Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781787014220
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Published: Lonely Planet - August 21st, 2018

The world's top 500 food experiences - ranked! We asked the planet's top chefs, food writers and our food-obsessed authors to name their favorite, most authentic gastronomic encounters. The result is a journey to Mozambique for piri-piri chicken, Japan for bullet train bento boxes, San Sebastian pintxos bars, and a further 497 of the most exciting eateries anywhere on Earth.

Secret Marvels of the World: 360 extraordinary places you never knew existed and where to find them Cover Image
ISBN: 9781786578655
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Published: Lonely Planet - August 15th, 2017

Featuring communist bunkers, burning gas craters and at least one sponge-rock fluorescent grotto built by Polish monks, this book reveals weird and wonderful sights the crowds don't reach.

  • We've all heard of India's Taj Mahal, but what about Karna Mata Temple? It's a building teeming with rats so revered they enjoy A-list treatment with daily offerings of milk and fruit.

Journeys of a Lifetime, Second Edition: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips Cover Image
By National Geographic, George Stone (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781426219733
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Published: National Geographic - October 23rd, 2018

Of Love & War Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525560029
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Published: Penguin Press - October 23rd, 2018

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and New York Times bestselling author, a stunning and personally curated selection of her work across the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa

Writers and Their Cats: (Gifts for Writers, Books for Writers, Books about Cats, Cat-Themed Gifts) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452164571
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 21st, 2018

"Come for the behind-the-scenes stories.stay for the cutest picture of a kitten-covered Stephen King ever." O, The Oprah Magazine

Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780714870595
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Published: Phaidon Press - November 16th, 2015

A celebration of the work of legendary fashion stylist Grace Coddington in her first 30 years at Vogue UK and US

World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781571313652
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 8th, 2020

A Barnes & Noble 2020 Book of the Year Finalist
A Kirkus Prize Finalist for Nonfiction
An Indie Next Pick, September 2019
A Publishers Weekly "Big Indie Book of Fall 2020"
A BuzzFeed Best Book of Fall 2020
A Literary Hub "Most Anticipated Book of 2020
An Esquire Best Book of Fall 2020

Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen changed the conversation—Just Us urges all of us into it

The Good Book of Southern Baking: A Revival of Biscuits, Cakes, and Cornbread Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984856227
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Published: Lorena Jones Books - September 8th, 2020

100+ beloved recipes proving that Southern baking is American baking—from the James Beard Award-winning chef and owner of the New Orleans bakery Willa Jean.