The Bookworm

Spread the love

About 80% of American adult read at least a book every year, with a big population under the age of 25 years (Fun Fact, self made millionaires read at least 2 books every month). Top 3 literary genres are Romance/Erotica, Crime/Mystery and Religious/Inspirational. That’s a lot to choose from when gifting someone. Books are a clever gift and will score you some love points for gifting the best season books. You have hardcover and Kindle versions to choose from. Here are some suggestions for your Bookworm family/friend – Gift idea for an avid reader

There There by Tommy Orange

The story of 12 Urban Indians from California, who attend the Big Oakland Powwow. The varied reason that each attends the powwow builds up as the story progresses to get to an inevitable climax. The portrayal of the Urban American is all funny and modern and interesting.
This is an awesome book for “all”. Anyone that enjoys reading will not be able to put down this book until you have read the last word.

Price range: < $20
Book Type: Fiction Novel
Gender: Male/Female

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) by Tomi Adeyemi

The story of a young woman Zélie, who works hard to revive the magic in Orisha and overthrow the crown prince, who doesn’t want the magic to live. Zélie struggles with controlling her own powers and feelings for the enemy.
This is an exciting read for a young adult

Price range: < $20
Book Type: Young Adult Fiction
Gender: Male/Female

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

The book is about a young girl from Idaho, who lived an isolated life with her family until she started her education at the age of seventeen. Her thirst for knowledge took her across countries and get a PhD. Its heartwarming and heartbreaking, its about struggles and choices one makes to get a better life. This book is a great gift for someone looking for inspiration or is sensitive or one that simply loves a good read.

Price range: < $20
Book Type: Memoir
Gender: Male/Female

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The book is about a POW and his family and their survival in Alaska. The initial months are welcoming with helpful locals and independent neighborhood. The story takes a turn as winter approaches, the protagonist’s mental state deteriorates, with longer and snowy nights survival becomes difficult.
The book is a all nighter and a good read for someone that appreciates a strong woman and family.

Price range: < $20
Book Type: Novel
Gender: Male/Female

You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

A collection of 10 stories that are so different from each other and yet at all links together. The stories highlights the divide in American society on class, gender and relationships. The stories are so relatable that you wouldn’t want to stop reading.
This book is a nice gift who likes a collection of stories with deep and complex characters

Price range: < $20
Book Type: Stories
Gender: Male/Female