Sars Reads’ 2018 Gift Giving Guide for Bookworms

Sars Reads is back and has a book for everyone on your Christmas list this year! Read on to find that perfect story for anyone:

The Stranger in the Woods, Michael Finkel
The non-fiction account of a man who chose to live in solitude in the woods of Maine for 27 years.
Perfect for: Your Outdoorsy Friend

A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman
The sweet, sad, and often hilarious story of a lonely curmudgeon who begrudgingly becomes involved in the lives of his neighbours.
Perfect for: Your Sentimental Friend

Women Talking, Miriam Toews
Eight women secretly meet for a powerful discussion following mass rapes in a remote Mennonite community.
Perfect for: Your Bad-Ass Feminist Friend

Precious Cargo, Craig Davidson
An uplifting and inspiring memoir of the year the author spent driving a school bus for special needs children.
Perfect for: Your Compassionate Friend

The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden
Fairytales become reality for a young girl in this dark fantasy novel based on Russian folklore. Book 1 of the Winternight trilogy; Book 2, The Girl in the Tower was released earlier this year.
Perfect for: Your Fantasy Loving Friend

A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic, Doogie Horner
John McClane must stop terrorists and reunite with his family for Christmas in this reimagining of The Night Before Christmas.
Perfect for: Your Action Junkie Friend

The Book Gift Giving Guide for the Holidays

Our House, Louise Candlish
A women returns to her house to find another family living in it in this shocking, twisty psychological thriller.
Perfect for: Your Thrill-Seeking Friend

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: Illustrated Edition, J.K Rowling and Jim Kay
The magical story of Harry’s third year at Hogwarts is beautifully brought to life by Jim Kay’s illustrations. Available on its own or in a boxed set with the first two books.
Perfect for: Your Potterhead Friend

Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
A witty and romantic classic about independent Elizabeth Bennet and proud Mr. Darcy. Check out the Barnes and Noble Collectible Edition if you want a copy that doubles as bookshelf décor.
Perfect for: Your Romantic Friend

The Home for Unwanted Girls, Joanna Goodman
A daughter taken from her mother must survive when Quebec converts its orphanages to mental institutions in this harrowing historical fiction novel.
Perfect for: Your History Buff Friend

The Cabin at the End of the World, Paul Tremblay
A family must make an unthinkable decision in order to save this world in this unsettling and terrifying horror novel.
Perfect for: Your Horror Loving Friend

Sars Reads' Gift Giving Guide for any Bookworm

Lonely Planet Epic Hikes of the World 1st Edition, Lonely Planet
A beautiful travel guide with stories from 50 hikes in 30 countries around the world, and suggestions for 150 more.
Perfect For: Your Gallivanting Friend

From Crook to Cook: Platinum Recipes from Tha Boss Dogg’s Kitchen, Snoop Dogg
Over 50 recipes from Snoop including Baked Mac and Cheese, Starbursts, and Gin & Juice, plus entertaining tips, stories, and behind the scenes photos.
Perfect for: Your Foodie Friend

Can Somebody Please Scratch my Back?, Liz Climo
An adorable and funny children’s book about helping others tells the story of an elephant with an itch he just can’t reach.
Perfect for: Your Friends with Children

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