The Top 10 Books to Give as Gifts

One of the coolest things about books is that they can make for a very thoughtful and personal gift. And when you get books from Better World Books, not only does the giftee feel special – but you save money, get free shipping, and we donate a book to someone in need. It’s a win, win, win!

We asked our bibliophile friends, fans and followers for their picks of the top 10 books to give as gifts. Here are their suggestions…

Dr Seuss’s Oh, The Places You’ll Go

Life is What You Make It by Peter Buffet

84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

Animalia by Graeme Base

Rabbit Hill by Robert Lawson

Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist

Enchantment by Orson Scott Card

Middlesex by Jeffery Eugenides

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver

Tuesday’s with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Have you read any of the listed books? Will you give them as gifts to anyone this holiday season? What other books do you suggest? Thanks for sharing below!


  1. For the love of all things holy NOT ORSON SCOTT CARD. The man is sexist and heterosexist and deserves none of our money.

  2. Judith Shepard says:

    Book of essential ingredients
    People of the book
    Cutting for stone

  3. oooh you missed one out. This is a laugh out loud read mr Bison’s Journal>/a>

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