Gayle and Nicole are back with the second half of our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. (Here is Part I of the Holiday Gift Guide.) We offer suggestions for a wide variety of readers on your list – mostly books but some “book-adjacent” items as well. We also look at the December Book of the Month picks and catch up on where we are with our 2019 reading challenges.
December Book Of The Month Picks
What We’ve Been Reading
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
2019 Everyday I Write The Book Reading Challenge
Descent by Tim Johnston
The Current by Tim Johnston
Uncanny Valley by Anna Weiner
Loner by Teddy Wayne (Gayle’s review here)
The Morning Show on Apple+
For Fans of Literary Fiction
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (Gayle’s review here)
Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf (Gayle’s review here)
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai (Gayle’s review here)
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones (Gayle’s review here)
For Your Friend Who Likes Weird Stories
The Need by Helen Philips
For Your Friend Who Needs A Distraction
Books To Read With Your Best Friend
Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner (Gayle’s review here)
Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes (Gayle’s review here)
Daisy Jones And The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Gayle’s review here)
Becoming by Michelle Obama (Gayle’s review here)
For Little Women Fans
For Your Friend Who Enjoys Emotional Immersion
Non-book Gifts For Readers
Livho 2 Pack Blue Light Blocking Computer Glasses
Prive Revaux Anti Blue Light Blocking Technology
Lake Pajamas & Robes
GlamGlow Thirsty Mud Hydrating Mask Treatment
For People Who Want To Read The Book Before The Movie Comes Out
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