A decorative addition to the book lover’s bookshelf. If he’s running into roadblocks while writing his novel or just looking for a creative outlet, these story-starter cards are just what he needs. Some people wake up wanting “just five more minutes.” Bookworms ask for just one more chapter. Or use them as friendship pins for the book lovers on your list.Gold cards provide the characters while the copper ones give the impetus for the tale’s events. And this mug says that for them so they won’t even have to lift their eyes from the page. Whatever you choose, these classic storybook characters will instantly transport them back to their mischievous childhood antics. If you had to talk a friend out of nearly getting inked with a Harry Potter quote, this book is for them.Now that colder, cozier weather is settling in, this guide includes everything a bibliophile needs for a quiet night at home, curled up with her latest novel and a cup of tea (or a glass of wine)—minus the crackling fireplace.And yes, we even picked out special gift options for those who prefer e-Readers over paperbacks. Find more unique gifts for the book-lovers on your list.Between the pages, Gay tackles the complexity of nourishing oneself.No stranger to the topic, Gay has frequently written about her weight, her relationship with food as a means of self-care, and the trauma that changed her relationship with eating.A hefty book collection calls for a sturdy support.
Through poetry, essays, and family photographs, Alexie brings the reader into his world, a young boy raised in a poor family by alcoholic parents on an Indian reservation. Gift a reader this honest memoir, from Bad Feminist writer Roxane Gay.
Readers will connect with Gay’s vulnerability and her reflections on how society too often ties size to worth. For your friend who can’t get enough of scrolling through shelfies (artfully-taken pictures of bookshelves on Instagram), there’s I’d Rather be Reading: A Library of Art for Book Lovers.
In addition to the gorgeous images on each page, readers will enjoy interwoven essays from Ann Patchett, Maura Kelly, and more. Not only is laughing fun, but it has a myriad of benefits—including reducing stress and releasing endorphins that allow you to naturally relax.
Jojo is 13 years old, living in Mississippi, caring for his young sister, sick grandmother, and drug-addicted mother.
As the family road-trips to reunite with Jojo’s incarcerated father, Ward touches on racial injustices and growing up in an unforgiving America.