I may have mostly finished my Christmas shopping, but there’s always that one person (or more) who falls through the cracks, and suddenly it’s 4 days before Christmas and you need a gift, like, stat! Well, the ladies of KT Literary are here to help you out with some of our favorite book-related or book-themed gifts. And while we can’t guarantee delivery, you could also show this post to that certain someone with a wink and a nudge, and tell them they’ve got something coming!
Sara writes: Ho! Ho! Ho!
Do you have a Geek Dad to buy for? Try MAJESTIC 12: INCEPTION by Michael Martinez which GeekDad called, “A Cold War with Different Super Powers”
How about a Keep Me Warm At Night stocking stuffer? That would be deluxe hot cocoa and WAKING THE SERPENT by Jane Kindred – an “on fire” Top Pick at RT Book Reviews.
In all seriousness, the holidays are tough on families struggling with mental health issues. Remember THE WEIGHT OF ZERO by Karen Fortunati whose glowing review, “with treatment there is hope” from Publishers Weekly has resonated with so many.
And Hannah adds: While my clients don’t have books out just yet, I have bookish things I like that will make fun gifts for book-lovers! Particularly this sweet banned books mug from Out of Print, and this Christmas at Hogwarts candle.
And I can’t forgot my own recommendations: If you don’t already have it, get in the festive mood with two NY Times bestselling holiday collections — LET IT SNOW, co-written by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle, and MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME, edited by Stephanie Perkins!
I love silver bracelets, and wear several on each wrist with words or sayings or images that mean something to me. If you have a favorite book quote, lots of great jewelry makers can personalize a bracelet for you! Probably not in time for the holidays, but try Emery Drive, Cinnamon Sticks, or The Vintage Pearl!
And I fell in love with this store in Charleston, SC last year at the KT Literary Retreat. It’s still a favorite for fun, personalized gifts, neat home decor (balloon art dog statues!), and accessories!
Hope this helps!
(At the time of this writing, all of the above links say the books will arrive before Christmas!)
Photo above by Flickr user Asenat29, used under a Creative Commons license.
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