It’s that time of year when your thoughts turn to finding that special holiday gift for friends and family who are book lovers. But what should be a fun, festive task can quickly become overwhelming. We’ve done some of the leg work for you compiling a collection of 14 unique, niche book selections and other gifts reading fans will appreciate. And don’t forget the BEST way to be sure you are getting the lowest prices on books is to use the handy search tools on Bookscouter.com –we do all the work of searching for you!
1. We suggest you begin with Book Riot’s “10 rules for Giving Book Gifts” (hint it’s okay to spy on them for ideas)
2. Check out “20 Books People Actually Want This Year” curated by the L.A. Times
3. Find your inner nerd and see what “Books for Geeks” is all about with options from Star Wars/Star Trek to Doctor Who (and Dungeons and Dragons has a cookbook?)
4. Say Cheese! Easy choices in the “Books for Cheese Lovers” category–there’s only two
5. But Thrillist gives several solid recommendations for the “Best Cocktail Books to Gift Your Friends” and who couldn’t use some extra liquid intelligence?
6. Fore! We suggest “7 Great Gold Books any Golf Fan Would Love for the Holidays” to help them get through the long winter months.
7. For the foodies in your life dig in to “Great Food Books for 2020” and have them make you the recommended rice pudding.
8. A list of items that are sooooo this year with “2020 Holiday Gift Guide: What to Purchase for a Year Like No Other–do these blue light glasses make me look smarter?
9. For the friend with a green thumb, we suggest “Gardening Gifts: From Pots to Tools to Books to Manure”.
10. “Gifts for Pets”–and yes books are listed!
11. Southern bookstores give recommendations in “15 Gift ideas for the Book Lovers in Your Life”
12. But for the people that have EVERYTHING here is a list with ideas from mystery thrillers, coffee table books, sports, cooking, bios, and music “Books Gifts for Everyone on Your List”
13. The best gifts for bookworms that aren’t just another classic novel “20 Gift Ideas For Bookworms (That Aren’t More Books) “
14. And finally Stocking Stuffers Ideas because, duh, books are hard to fit inside a stocking!
p.s. In case you don’t get the book you want…. here is advice on how to sell unwanted holiday gifts