Your Last Minute Book Buying Gift Guide!

Are you caught in a last minute gift-buying bind? Our favorite place to pick up gifts is, of course, the bookstore. Here are our holiday gift suggestions of 2010 books to fit everyone on your list!

For the Mom who wants ...

 a sweet romance

Call Me Mrs. Miracle
by Debbie Macomber

a thought-provoking read

This Must be the Place
by Kate Racculia

an Amelia Peabody-style adventure!

The Crocodile's Last Embrace
by Suzanne Arruda


For the Dad who wants ...

to check in with Lehane's
heroes ten years later ... 

Moonlight Mile
by Dennis Lehane

a fast-paced suspense story


The Identity Man
by Andrew Klaven

a futuristic political thriller


The Dervish House
by Ian McDonald


For the best friend who wants ...

a  Nicholas Sparks-style romance

Promise Me
by Richard Paul Evans 

to be swept off her feet

Shades of Milk and Honey
by Mary Robinette Kowal

a friendship-affirming series

Nora Roberts'
Bride Quartet


For the Teenage Boy who wants ...

to read a soon-to-be Blockbuster


I Am Number Four
by Pittacus Lore

to march to the beat
of a different drummer

The Painted Boy
by Charles de Lint

contemporary high jinks 


Will Grayson, Will Grayson
by David Levithan and John Green


For the Teenage Girl who wants ...

a dystopian romance


by Ally Condie

a redemption story 


Fixing Delilah
by Sarah Ockler

a hero to fall in love with
post-Edward Cullen 

Alyxandra Harvey's
The Drake Chronicles


For the Elementary Schooler who wants ...

mythical adventures

The Lost Hero
by Rick Rioran

some reading encouragement

Jeff Kiney's box set
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 


to be inspired by a true princess

Artemisia of Caria 
by Shirin Yim Bridges