First at Four: Your holiday gift guide for book lovers

First at Four: Your holiday gift guide for book lovers

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - Looking for the perfect gift for the bookworm in your life?

Carla Sarratt with the New Hanover County library joined us on WECT News First at Four with tips on literary gift-giving. She provided the following recommendations.

Christmas Gifts for Adults:
1. When Breath Becomes Air - by Paul Kalanithi 
2. Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South - by Vivian Howard 
3. I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual  - by Luvvie Ajayi 
4. Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders - by Joshua Foer , Dylan Thuras, Ella Morton 
5. Small Great Things: A Novel - by Jodi Picoult

Christmas Gifts for teens:
1. Dumplin' - by Julie Murphy 
2. Salt to the Sea - by Ruta Sepetys 
3. This Is Where It Ends - by Marieke Nijkamp 
4. Holding Up the Universe - by Jennifer Niven
5. Heartless - by Marissa Meyer
6. March: Book Three - by John Lewis

Christmas Gifts for kids:
1. Cola Fountains and Spattering Paint Bombs - by Jesse Goossens
2. The art of Disney Pixar finding Dory
3. Dungeonology - by Matt Forbeck
4. Are We There Yet? - by Dan Santat

Great Christmas Reads:
1. Blue Christmas - by Mary Kay Andrews
2. Christmas Wedding - by James Patterson
3. A Christmas Prayer - by Kimberla Lawson Roby
4. Candy Cane Murder - by Joanne Fluke
5. Call me Mrs. Miracle - by Debbie Macomber
6. The Christmas Quilt - by Jennifer Chiaverini 
7. The Mistletoe Secret - by Richard Paul Evans
8. Winter Solstice - by Rosamunde Pilcher
9. Christmas on Candy Cane Lane - by Sheila Roberts
10. Holiday Dream: Christopher's Gifts\Whisper to Me\The First Noel - by Gwynne Forster, Carmen Green, Felicia Mason
11. Holidays on Ice - by David Sedaris
12. An Amish Family Christmas - by Shelley Shepard Gray

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