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A book lover’s holiday gift guide!


Looking for the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? We’ve got you covered for all types, from fantasy fans to romance readers! Scroll down to find the perfect read for the book lover in your life.


Step back in time with these perfect historical fiction reads! From the tumultuous 1950’s post-war Spain from New York Times bestselling Ruta Sepetys, to the concluding novel of the Logan Family saga by award-winning author Mildred D. Taylor, and the critically-acclaimed epic love story spanning two world wars and a fierce trial between the Greek Gods, these books will take you on an adventure through history. Click here for more details on the historical fiction novels



Does your reader love fantasy? Dive into the thrilling world of the Graceling Realm from bestselling author Kristin Cashore, the epic, highly-anticipated conclusion to Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes Quartet, the mystical forest in Marie Lu’s first work of historical fantasy, or the thrilling adventures of Melissa de la Cruz’s The Queen’s Assassin! Click here for more details on our Fantasy Fan picks!


Whether you want to swoon over the magic of Wicked Fox, fake it till you make it in David Yoon’s newest romcom, giggle over the sweet romance of The Best Laid Plans, or get swept away by Amir’s adventure in How It All Blew up, we’ve got a read for every romance fan! Click here for more details on our Romance picks!



Perfect for fans of critically-acclaimed literature, we recommend the heartwarming romance of Adib Khorram’s highly-anticipated follow-up to Darius the Great Is Not Okay, John Green’s award-winning Turtles All the Way Down, Watch Over Me from Printz Award-winning author Nina LaCour, and finalist for the National Book Award, Every Body Looking by Candice Iloh. Click here for more details on our Critical Acclaim picks!


Need a perfect escape? We’ve chosen a few books that are absolutely out of this world. From the riveting, royal world of The Kinder Poison, to the magic of A Phoenix First Must Burn, to the winding time loops of The Conference of the Birds, and the jaw-dropping battles of Rebel Sisters, these books are sure to take you away. Click here for more details on our Out of This World picks!


Calling all reading sleuths! Whether you wish to solve the puzzling murder of They Wish They Were Us, join the creatures of the night in stalking the streets of New Orleans in The Beautiful and The Damned, or unravel the chilling mystery in The Companion, we’ve got you covered! Click here for more details on our Mystery picks!


Looking for something gorgeous to add to your shelf? From the deluxe edition of a classic YA read, the new collector’s edition of a swoony love story set in Paris, a fun Cinderella retelling with a side of Quidditch (yes, you read that right!) for the fairytale lover in you, or a powerful series of small books with big ideas from today’s youth activists, we’ve got some great recommendations! Click here for more details on our Gift Giver picks!


Start reading The Electric Kingdom by David Arnold!

We are SO excited for David Arnold’s The Electric Kingdom to hit shelves this February. Station Eleven meets The 5th Wave in a genre-smashing story of survival, hope, and love amid a ravaged earth, and you can start reading it now! When a deadly Fly Flu sweeps the globe, it leaves a shell of the world that once was. Among the … Continued
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COVER REVEAL: The Cruelest Mercy, sequel to The Kinder Poison!

Cover reveal time! We are SO excited to show off the cover to The Kinder Poison‘s sequel, The Cruelest Mercy! And also…we may have snagged a first chapter excerpt to share! AND an author interview! We spoil you. Get ready for The Cruelest Mercy. In this sequel to The Kinder Poison by Natalie Mae–which People magazine proclaimed a “delicious high-stakes adventure”–the … Continued
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Reads to Help You Recover from Black Friday

While shopping is DEFINITELY a bit *different* this year, Black Friday is still notoriously a wild time. One of those days that requires a cup of hot cocoa and a stack of good books to recover from. But luckily, we’ve got you covered. Here are our top 5 Black Friday recovery reads!   1. Let It … Continued
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Books to read if you found yourself on Sea Shanty TikTok

Did TikTok get some catchy sea shanties stuck in your head? Come aboard as we set sail with these perfect reads for sea shanty enthusiasts!     Seafire by Natalie C. Parker The first in a heart-stopping trilogy that recalls the undeniable feminine power of Wonder Woman and the powder-keg action of Mad Max: Fury Road, Seafire reminds us of … Continued
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Taylor Swift’s EVERMORE is here, and so is your ultimate book match

Taylor Swift looked at her Folklore 2020 dominance and said, NOPE, not done yet! And so, completely out of the blue, she dropped a second, sister album, evermore. Full of lush forest cottagcore storytelling and characters that definitely have backstories, we HAD to continue the tradition and get an Ultimate Book Track Match article. We … Continued
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2021 YA Book Preview!

Get your TBRs ready…set…GO! Here’s what’s hitting shelves in 2021!     Winterkeep by Kristin Cashore – Coming January 19, 2021 The highly anticipated next book in the New York Times bestselling, award-winning Graceling Realm series, which has sold 1.3 million copies. For the past five years, Bitterblue has reigned as Queen of Monsea, heroically rebuilding her … Continued
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COVER REVEAL: Cast in Secrets and Shadow

It’s cover reveal time! Today, we’re revealing the cover for Andrea Robertson’s Cast in Secrets and Shadows. Game of Thrones meets An Ember in the Ashes in the second book in this action-packed fantasy from Andrea Robertson, the internationally bestselling author of the Nightshade series. Following the events of Forged in Fire and Stars, Ara has taken up her mantle as the … Continued
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COVER REVEAL Flyy Girls #4 – Tobyn: The It Girl

Meet the Flyy Girls. The group of girls who seem like they can get away with anything. Veteran author Ashley Woodfolk pens a gorgeous and dynamic series of four Harlem high-schoolers, each facing a crossroads of friendship, family, and love. And today, we’re revealing the cover for the final book in the series. Get ready … Continued
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Join the Graceling Read-Along!

Join us for the Graceling Read-Along! From December 27-January 16th, we’ll be exploring the thrilling world of The Graceling Realm in Graceling, Fire, and Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore. Whether you’ve read and re-read the series twice already or are picking it up for the first time, ALL are welcome to join and catch up before the fourth book in the series Winterkeep hits … Continued
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Excerpt Alert: Super Fake Love Song

From the New York Times bestselling author of Frankly in Love comes a young adult romantic comedy about identity and acceptance: Super Fake Love Song! We are so in love with this book, and we think you will be too. Scroll down to read the moment when Sunny (accidentally) became a rockstar. Gray’s door was always open, because that’s … Continued
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