Christmas Special: Gifts For Everyone

Who else loves Christmas as much as we do? (Primarily, the idea of receiving more books to add to our TBR pile...)

Picture this—opening up a gift on Christmas morning to find that you've been given a book that's entirely up your alley, and then sitting yourself down on the couch with the book and a mug of hot cocoa... It's every bookworm's dream!

To help you navigate the treacherous waters that is the gifting season, we've curated this special list that will help you find the right book for the right person. Whether you're planning to buy a gift for a friend who loves Greek mythology, a partner who's into all things technology, or even that musically inclined Tinder date whom you're trying to impress, these books will guarantee 100% satisfaction (and may even earn you a kiss under the mistletoe)!

Klara and the Sun (Christmas Gift Edition)

This beautiful gift edition of Kazuo Ishiguro's bestselling new novel is the perfect present for the one who enjoys a quiet day by themselves, reading a book and reflecting on our rapidly changing modern world. Not to be missed! ... more ... less

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood: The Deluxe Hardcover

This is the perfect gift for the movie buff—Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is Quentin Tarantino's first work of fiction, a film novelisation based on his Academy Award-winning film. This deluxe edition features never-before-seen photos from the set, and a different ending from that in the movie! ... more ... less

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Lore Olympus: Volume One

Interested in Greek mythology, but prefer a contemporary version? Witness what the gods do after dark in this full-color edition of Rachel Smythe’s original Eisner-nominated webcomic Lore Olympus—the graphic reimagining of one of the best-known stories in Greek mythology! ... more ... less

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The Nature of Middle-Earth

We all know a friend who is crazy over The Lord of the Rings franchise. Why not give them a book that features J.R.R. Tolkien’s final writings on Middle-earth? There is an entire world to be explored, and this fascinating book includes sweeping themes as complex and profound as the metaphysics of Elvish immortality and reincarnation to the more earth-bound subjects of the lands and beasts of Númenor! ... more ... less

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The Storyteller

It's the cuffing season, and we know you've just confirmed a dinner on Christmas eve with that mysterious date who is musically inclined... and loves Foo Fighters. This beautiful memoir brims with life, humour, and Dave Grohl's clear-eyed perspective on fame—the ticket for a kiss under the mistletoe. ... more ... less

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Beautiful News

Know someone who appreciates great design and loves data at the same time? In this highly anticipated third book, David McCandless illustrates positive news from around the world for an informative, engaging and uplifting collection of stunning infographic art. ... more ... less

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The Art of Chinese Living (4-Volume Set)

The cultural connoisseur will delight in this lavish 4-volume set in a cloth-bound slipcase—an epic cultural immersion into the traditions of Chinese life and culture, spanning over 1,100 stunning pages and divided into the four seasons! ... more ... less

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Sapiens: A Graphic History (Volume 2)

History is full of interesting stories and anecdotes—that history buff in your life would surely agree. In this book, Yuval Noah Harari focuses on the Agricultural Revolution—when humans fell into a trap we’ve yet to escape: working harder and harder with diminishing returns. A radical, witty and colorful retelling of the story of humankind for adults and young adults! ... more ... less

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Atlas of the Heart

For the reflective friend who is always pondering what it means to be human, Dr. Brené Brown's newest book Atlas of the Heart will surely be a hit. Brown's extensive research into the experiences that make us who we are shows us that meaningful connection is attainable—we just need an adventurous heart and the right map to access a universe of new choices and second chances. ... more ... less

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A Library of Misremembered Books

For the booklover who is constantly searching for that... blue book? Book that may have trains? Book about dogs? Readers know all too well the comedy and tragedy of forgetting the name of a must-find book. This petite book is a celebration of book love unlike any other—a quirky and humorous gift for bibliophiles that will spark knowing smiles. ... more ... less

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Murakami T

Know a Murakami fan? They will be delighted by Murakami T—in this book, the international literary icon shares photographs of his extensive and personal T-shirt collection, accompanied by essays that reveal a side of him rarely seen by the public! ... more ... less

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Kinfolk Travel

With the VTLs opening up, satisfy the travel bug in you with Kinfolk Travel—a road map with stunning images and travel tips from locals for planning trips that foster meaningful connections and authentic experiences! ... more ... less

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Courage Is Calling

Explore the most foundational virtue of all: Courage! For the leader, the risk taker, and the adventurer, bestselling author Ryan Holiday's Courage Is Calling will delight them with ways to conquer fear and practice courage in their daily life. ... more ... less

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My Life in Full

The girl boss in your life will absolutely love this! Former CEO of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi's My Life in Full offers a firsthand view of her legendary career as the first woman of colour and immigrant to run a Fortune 50 company—and the sacrifices it so often demanded. ... more ... less

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IQ, EQ, DQ

For the one who is constantly concerned about how technology and education can be reshaped to realise a better future, IQ EQ DQ is the book they need. Featuring the core life skills that are needed in the digital age, this book imparts ways to minimize cyber-risks and maximize human potential. ... more ... less

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The Year in Tech, 2022

Getting a gift for someone who is into blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity? This brilliant book compiles a year of HBR's essential thinking on tech, all in one place! ... more ... less

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The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List

What is the true spirit of Christmas? For the young ones who love dinosaurs, The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List will definitely keep them busy with its magical and charming collection of stories about mischievous kids learning the error of their ways! ... more ... less

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Deck the Halls with Elmo!

Is your toddler a fan of Sesame Street? This fun board book version of the Christmas carol "Deck the Halls" starring Elmo and his Sesame Street friends will surely delight them! ... more ... less

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There's a Unicorn in Your Book

Unicorn lovers are aplenty now! And this brilliant new Who's In Your Book? story from bestselling children's book author Tom Fletcher combines interactive fun with an important message about the power of friendship—perfect for Christmas! ... more ... less

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Kay's Marvellous Medicine

Looking for a book on the human anatomy that's both entertaining and educational at the same time? Explore the gross and gruesome history of the human body in this remarkable and remarkably revolting follow-up to the record-breaking bestseller Kay's Anatomy from the UK's funniest science teacher, Adam Kay! ... more ... less

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