With the holidays around the corner, pumpkin spice lattes and cozy knit sweaters are in high demand. And as the leaves are turning, there’s nothing more we’d like to do than get in bed with a good book — so why not gift one to your loved ones?
Books are a personal and intimate gift for you to show your loved ones that you want to share something you’re passionate about. It can also communicate that a particular work made you think of them.
Whether you’re searching for that perfect holiday gift for the person who has everything or have been constantly telling your friend to read The Neapolitan Novels because they changed your life, we’ve compiled the best 10 books to gift to everyone on your list — including yourself!
The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante $10.40
This tells the story of a lifelong friendship between two friends that will captivate you from page one. It’s a very thoughtful gift for anyone you consider a close friend in your life.
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote $9.19
This work of creative non-fiction is brilliant in every sense of the word. Capote masterfully takes you behind the scenes of the murder of the Clutter family in 1959 Kansas, seamlessly blending techniques of a fiction writer with hard reporting.
The Secret History by Donna Tartt $9.79
Most of us may know Tartt for her Pulitzer prize winning novel, The Goldfinch, but she’s not a one-and-done author. This gripping mystery will have you desperate to keep turning the page.
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie $11.80
The celebrated author paints a vivid picture of Nigeria during the ’60s in this incredibly emotional story that takes place during the Biafran War.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo $10.19
Make no mistake, this book is life-changing. Kondo was even named one of Time‘s most influential people of 2015.
In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs by Grace Bonney $21
Gift this inspiring book for women by women to your favorite woman.
How to Build A Girl by Caitlin Moran $9.99
Everyone loves a good coming of age young adult novel, especially one as hilarious as this one. Follow Caitlin on her journey to discovering if she’s given herself enough pieces to build a girl.
xx, The FabFitFun Team