The Gift of Reading: Books For Everyone on Your List
It’s officially the holidays… Well, close enough to start your gift buying anyway! Books are the perfect go-to gifts for your friends and family. We’ve started our list of great books for everyone on your list! From Grandma to your best girlfriends, gift giving is made easy with our holiday gift guide of books for everyone on your list. And the gift of reading is always a pleasant and lasting pleasure!
In a desperate move, Addie LaRue makes a deal to live forever but to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins 300 years through continents and across history as Addie tries her best to make her mark, to leave something behind, yet always hoping that the spell will be broken and she will be remembered. Then, one fateful moment in a bookstore, a man remembers her, and everything changes.
Go on an imaginative adventure in a virtual universe in Ready Player Two, the sequel to Ready Player One. When Wade wins the OASIS contest and discovers a hidden Easter egg within the game, his world and the future of OASIS are in danger. And this time, the fate of all of humanity is on the line as well.
In this hilarious and poignant memoir, author Holly Lorka shares how she felt growing up in the wrong body. She wanted to kiss girls and grow sideburns, and wondered where her penis was. In her search for love and acceptance throughout her life, she continued to be an optimist and learned that her life was pretty magical.
Ellen is grounded by her evil stepmother for the whole summer before she starts college and all her plans are ruined. Even though her parents let her join a Quidditch team, she realizes there is no magic or flying, just a bunch of major Harry Potter fans. But as Ellen finds that her home life and her friendships are falling apart, the Quidditch team might be the place where she really belongs.
When Eve’s best friend goes missing she decides to take a road trip to find her. Boop, her charming and very Southern grandmother, will accompany Eve on this journey, knowing she’s got to share a big secret that she’s kept hidden for six decades.
The Flyy Girls have it all together and Lux needs to be part of their group if she’s going to stay on track and not be sent to military school. So she’s focusing on her photography and her new friends. But this group of girls has secrets and so does Lux. If the past catches up with Lux, will she still keep her rank as a Flyy Girl? Flyy Girl Lux: The New Girl is the first in a series about a unique group of girls.
The linked stories in Corie Adjmi’s Life and Other Shortcomings take readers through New Orleans, New York and Madrid from the ’70s to today. The women in these twelve stories will have very different choices to make in their lives. Some are married, some are not, some work, some don’t, but one thing that is similar is that these stories will illuminate what it means to be a woman.
On the verge of adulthood, two college girls fall in love after a chance meeting in an elevator. Years later when they run into each other, their past pulls them back together even though they are with other partners. A World Between follows two different but connected women as they navigate their lives together and separately.
Henri is charming, there’s no doubt about that. But when his neighbor Corinne uncovers some dishonest behavior that Henri’s dealing in, she decides to bribe him to help her with her image at school. These two very different teens will find more than they bargained for when they team up for their own hustle.
When Maelyn Jones asks the universe for something that will make her happy, the universe delivers in unexpected ways. She’s thrown into a time loop akin to Groundhog’s Day where she lives the same holiday over and over. She’s got to figure out how to stop the repeated days—which might involve getting a certain somebody under the mistletoe.
This guest book roundup was authored by Stephanie Elliot
Stephanie is the author of the young adult novel, Sad Perfect, which was inspired by her daughter’s journey with ARFID, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. She writes about parenting, mental health issues, relationships, and of course, books. An editor and advocate for authors, she lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with her family. For more info, visit www.stephanieelliot.com or www.stephanieeditorial.com.