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2023 Gift Ideas Non-Fiction
2023 Gift Ideas for those that love a Romance
2023 gift ideas- Historical Fiction
2023 gift ideas for those who love mystery or suspense


56 Days


A Burning
A Children’s Bible
A Gentleman In Moscow
A God In Ruins
A Little Life
A Man Called Ove
A Piece Of The World
A Place For Us
A Spool Of Blue Thread
A Terrible Country
A Thousand Steps
A Woman Is No Man
Act of Oblivion
Agatha Of Little Neon
Age of Vice
All Adults Here
All My Puny Sorrows
All Our Wrong Todays
All The Light We Cannot See
All The Lonely People
All The Ugly And Wonderful Things
All the Sinners Bleed
America’s First Daughter
American Dirt
American Spy
Among The Living
An American Marriage
An American Summer
An Untamed State
And Now We Have Everything
Another Brooklyn
Anxious People
Anything Is Possible
Astonish Me


Beautiful World, Where Are You?
Behold The Dreamers
Being Mortal
Beneath A Scarlet Sky
Best of 2017
Best of 2018
Best of 2019
Better To Have Gone: Love, Death, and the Quest for Utopia in Auroville
Between Two Kingdoms
Bewilderment by Richard Powers
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Billy Summers
Birnam Wood
Black Bear Lake
Blind Your Ponies
Born To Run
Boy Swallows Universe
Boy, Snow, Bird
Brain Food
Bridge Of Clay
Broken Monsters


Calling Me Home
Camp Zero
Career Of Evil
Carrie Soto is Back
Church Of Marvels
Circling The Sun
City Of Girls
Clock Dance
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki And His Years Of Pilgrimageby Haruki Murakami
Conditional Citizens
Conversations With Friends
Count The Ways
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter
Crossing To Safety
Crying In The H Mart
Cuba: An American History


Daisy Jones & The Six
Dark August
Days Without End
Deacon King Kong
Demon Copperhead
Dept. Of Speculation
Did You Ever Have A Family


Early Morning Riser
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completley Fine
Empire of Pain
End Of Watch
Enduring Love
Everyone Brave Is Forgiven
Everything Happens For A Reason
Everything I Never Told You
Everywhere You Don’t Belong
Evil Eye
Exit West


Family Life by Akhil Sharma
Fault Lines
Favorites of 2014
Favorites of 2015
Favorites of 2016
Favorites of 2020
Favorites of 2021
Favorites of 2022
Favorites of 2023
Fellowship Point
Finders Keepers
Finding Me
Fire Shut Up In My Bones
Fleishman Is In Trouble
Florence Adler Swims Forever
Fly Me
Forever Is The Worst Long Time
Forty Autumns
Four Winds
Fourth Of July Creek
Fourth Wing
French Braid
French Exit
Friends And Strangers
Furious Hours


Ghettoside A True Story Of Murder In America
Gift Ideas for 2022
Gift Ideas for those who like a plot-driven book.
Gift Ideas for those who like a thought provoking book.
Gift ideas for former English majors (perhaps book snobs…)
Gift ideas for those who just like a good story.
Ginny Moon
Girl A
Girl At War
Girlfriend on Mars
Going Infinite
Good Apple: Tales of a Southern Evangelical in New York
Good Material
Good Night Irene
Goodbye Vitamin
Great Circle
Greta & Valdin
Grief Cottage


H Is For Hawk
Hang the Moon
Hannah Coulter
Happiness Falls
Happy & You Know It
Harlem Shuffle
Hell Of A Book
Hello Beautiful
Here Comes The Sun
Here I Am
Hidden Valley Road
Hillbilly Elegy
Hissy Fit
Hold Still
Hollywood’s Eve
Home Fire
Homeland Elegies
Hotel Portofino
House Of Thieves
How Much Of These Hills Is Gold
How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water
How To Fight For Our Lives
How To Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia
How To Stop Time
How to Say Babylon
Hum If You Don’t Know The Words
Hungry Ghosts


I Cheerfully Refuse
I Have Some Questions For You
I Miss You When I Blink
If I Had Your Face
If I Survive You
If You Want To Make God Laugh
Imagine Me Gone
In Paradise
In The Midst Of Winter
Infinite Country
Ink Blood Sister Scribe
Iron Flame
It Ends With Us




Killers Of The Flower Moon
Killers of a Certain Age
Kitchens Of The Great Midwest
Klara And The Sun


Land Of Love And Drowning
Language Arts
Last Bus To Wisdom
Last Call at the Nightingale
Leave The World Behind
Less is Lost
Lessons in Chemistry
Let The Great World Spin
Let Us Descend
Lethal White
Life Among Giants
Life Drawing
Lilac Girls
Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk
Lincoln In The Bardo
Little Fires Everywhere
Long Bright River
Love & Treasure
Love And Other Consolation Prizes
Love Warrior
Love, Nina
Lucky Turtle
Lucy by the Sea


Machines Like Me
Madame President
Maeve In America
Magpie Murders
Manhattan Beach
Margaret the First
Marry, Kiss, Kill
Mary Jane
Mercury Pictures Presents
Miss Jane
Moonflower Murders
Mother-Daughter Murder Night
Mr. Mercedes
Mrs. March
My Absolute Darling
My Brilliant Friend
My Brother Moochie
My Dark Vanessa
My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry
My Murder
My Sunshine Away


Natural Causes
News Of The World
Nickel Boys
No One Is Talking About This
Normal People
Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance
Notes on an Execution
Nothing To See Here
November Road
Number One Chinese Restaurant


Oh William!
Oil and Marble
Olive Again
Olympus Texas
On Earth We Are Briefly Gorgeous
On Such A Full Sea
On The Move
Once There Were Wolves
One Summer
One Two Three
Oona Out Of Order
Open City
Ordinary Grace
Orhan’s Inheritance
Our Country Friends
Our Little Racket
Our Missing Hearts
Our Souls At Night
Out East


Paris In The Present Tense
Peace Like A River
People We Meet On Vacation
Picasso’s War
Pineapple Street
Prodigal Summer
Project Hail Mary
Properties of Thirst


Rabbit Cake
Ramadan Ramsey
Razorblade Tears
Reader, Come Home
Ready Player One
Red At The Bone
Red Notice
Redhead By The Side Of The Road
Remarkably Bright Creatures
River of the Gods
Romantic Comedy
Rooftops Of Tehran
Rules for Visiting


Saints For All Occassions J. Courtney Sullivan
Sankofa by Chibundu Unuzo
Sea of Tranquility
Self-portrait With Boy
Sharks In The Time Of Saviors
Shoe Dog
Shrines of Gaiety
Signal Fires
Silver Sparrow
Sing, Unburied, Sing
Small Mercies
Small Things Like These
Small World
So Late in the Day
So Say The Fallen
Standard Deviation
State of Terror
Station Eleven
Stay With Me
Stories From the Tenants Downstairs
Strange Sally Diamond
Strangers In Their Own Land
Summer House With Swimming Pool
Sweet Bitter
Swimming Lessons
Symphony of Secrets


Table For Two
Take My Hand
Tell Me Everything
The All Of It
The Animals
The Anomaly
The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher
The Bartender’s Tale
The Beauty In The Breaking
The Bee Sting
The Beekeeper Of Aleppo
The Berry Pickers
The Bird Hotel
The Bomber Mafia
The Bone Clocks
The Bones Of Paradise
The Book Of Aron
The Book Of M
The Book of Goose
The Bookish Life Of Nina Hill
The Boston Girl
The Boy In The Field
The Boys In The Boat
The Buried Giant
The Candy House
The Caretaker
The Chief Inspector Armand Gamache Series
The Child Finder
The Children’s Crusade
The Circle
The Clockmaker’s Daughter
The Covenant of Water
The Dead Romantics
The Dearly Beloved
The Death Of Vivek Oji
The Devotion of Suspect X
The Distance Home
The Dutch House
The Elegance Of The Hedgehog
The Engineer’s Wife
The Family Chao
The Family Fang
The Faraway World
The Female Persuasion
The Final Revival Of Opal & Nev
The Flame Throwers
The Flight Portfolio
The Fraud
The Fury
The Garden Of Small Beginnings
The Girl In The Red Coat
The Girl On A Train
The Girl With All The Gifts
The Girl With The Louding Voice
The Giver Of Stars
The Glass Hotel
The Golden Couple
The Golem And The Jinni
The Gone Dead
The Good Neighbor
The Good People
The Good Spy
The Great Alone
The Great Reclamation
The Gunners
The Hacienda
The Half Known Life
The Hand That Feed You
The Heart’s Invisible Furies
The Hearts Of Men
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store
The House Of Silk
The House at the Edge of Night
The Housemaid
The Hunting Party
The Immortalists
The Impossible Fortress
The Improbability Of Love
The Incendiaries
The Ink Black Heart
The Invention Of Exile
The Invisible Life Of Addie Larue
The Invisible Life Of Ivan Isaenko
The Jane Austin Society
The Japanese Lover
The Kept
The Lake House
The Last Flight
The Last Girl
The Last Romantics
The Last Thing He Told Me
The Latecomer
The Latecomers
The Life We Bury
The Lincoln Highway
The Local
The Loney
The Long And Faraway Gone
The Long Drop
The Lost Empress
The Lost Night
The Love Story Of Miss Queenie Hennesy
The Lucky Years
The Lying Life Of Adults
The Maid
The Maidens
The Map Of Salt And Stars
The Marriage Of Opposites
The Marriage Portrait
The Mars Room
The Martian
The Measure
The Memory Monster
The Ministry of Time
The Most Fun We Ever Had
The Murmur of Bees
The Narrow Road To The Deep North
The Nest
The Netanyahus
The Nightingale
The Nix
The Noise Of Time
The One Man
The Optimist’s Daughter
The Orphans Tale
The Other Black Girl
The Other Einstein
The Other’s Gold
The Overstory
The Paragon Hotel
The Patriots
The Paying Guests
The Perfect Nanny
The Personal Librarian
The Plot
The Porpoise
The Power
The Prophets
The Pull Of The Stars
The Push
The Queen Of Tuesday
The Rachel Incident
The Reading List
The Refugees
The Remains of the Day
The Removes
The Return of Faraz Ali
The River We Remember
The Roanoke Girls
The Searcher
The Second Mrs. Hockaday
The Secret Hours
The Secret Place
The Shadow King
The Shining Girls
The Silkworm
The Sixth Extinction
The Sleepwalker’s Guide To Dancing
The Song Of Achilles
The Sound Of Things Falling
The Splendid And The Vile
The Splendid Things We Planned
The Storied Life Of A.J. Fikry
The Story Of A New Name
The Story Of Land And Sea
The Storyteller
The Summer Before The War
The Sun Down Motel
The Sun Walks Down
The Swans Of New York
The Sweetness Of Water
The Swimmers
The Sympathizer
The Taming Of The Queen
The Tattooist Of Auschwitz
The Tenth Muse
The Thursday Murder Club
The Trespasser
The Tsar Of Love And Techno
The Turner House
The Twelve Lives Of Samuel Hawley
The Undoing Project
The Unfortunates
The Vanishing Half
The Wager
The Wangs Vs. The World
The Water Dancer
The Weekend
The Weight Of Ink
The Whispers
The Winners
The Women
The Women In The Castle
The Wonder
The World That We Knew
The Wright Brothers
The Yellow Birds
There There
These Precious Days
These Women
Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was A Girl
Things You Save in a Fire
Think Like A Freak
This Close To Okay
This Is How I Lied
This Tender Land
Those Who Leave And Those Who Stay
Today Will Be Different
Tom Lake
Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow
Transcendent Kingdom
Translating Myself and Others
Troubled Blood
Trust Exercise
Truth & Beauty: A Friendship
Two Views On “Go Set A Watchman”


Underground Railroad
Unlikely Animals
Us Against You


Victory City
Virgil Wander


Washington Black
We All Want Impossible Things
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
We Are The Brennans
We Are The Light
We Begin At The End
We Run The Tides
We Were Liars
West With Giraffes
Western Lane
What Are You Going Through
What Comes After
When Ghosts Come Home
Where The Crawdads Sing
White Houses
Wild Game
Winter Counts
Women Talking
Writers & Lovers


You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty
You’re On An Airplane
Young God