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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!

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.

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!

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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