5 Books to Gift the Book Lover in Your Life
Updated: Oct 9, 2021
by Sara Voigt (@meaningfulmadness)
Do you have a bookworm in your life? Here are five books to gift your bookish friend or family member. Enjoy!
1. Annie Spence's Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks: A
Librarian's Love Letters and Breakup Notes to the Books in Her Life
Why it is on the list: A book that compiles a list of books? Yes, please. And
then a librarian writing love letters or break-up letters to said books. Um, no
brainer. This book is sure to resonate with the book lovers in your life.
2. Michiko Kakutani's Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and Reread
Why it is on the list: Michiko Kakutani is a Pulitzer Prize-winning literary
critic, so there is that. And also, what book lover doesn't love a book of
essays telling him or her why he or she should read the book? Check out
this new release immediately.
3. Thessaly La Force (Editor) and Jane Mount's (Illustrator) My Ideal Bookshelf
Why it is on the list: This book highlights the ideal bookshelf of many
culturally significant people. It is fascinating. A book lover's dream. Bonus:
Use this as a model text in the classroom or for home school to have
students create their ideal bookshelf. Win/Win!
4. Matthew Sullivan's Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
Why it is on the list: Here is a book that contains multitudes. A mystery?
Check. A bookstore? Check. Long-buried secrets? Check. This intriguing
mystery begins with the untimely death of a bookstore regular and takes
the reader on a mysterious ride most bookworms will love.
5. Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer's The Guernsey Literary and Potato
Why it is on the list: This crowd pleaser is sure to be a hit with the book
lover in your life. Told in epistolary format, this story chronicles the letter
writing relationship between Julia, the protagonist, and a man she has
never met. Bonus: After reading the book, the book lover in your life can
check out the movie on Netflix!
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