Monthly Archives: December 2014

Holiday Buying Guide 2014

During the holidays I’m not the most organized and prepared sort of person when it comes to mailing out Christmas cards (a successful year is one in which I’ve actually written out cheery messages and scrawled addresses on envelopes…but then forget to mail them out…) or purchasing gifts more than a week or two in advance.  In my defense, this year has been even more hectic than usual.

So, that being said, I’ve slapped together a set of links of gift giving ideas for literature lovers.  All you have to do is click! 🙂

lights 2014

Let’s untangle those holiday knots!

The Nerdist – Gift ideas for book lovers that extend beyond a well-told tale.

LA Times – Recommended titles for a variety of genres.

USA Today – A mixture of fiction and non-fiction reads for those with book needs.

NPR – 250 of 2014’s best and brightest, as selected by NPR staff and critics.

New York Public Library – An assortment of book-related items for everyone on your list.

Powell’s – Staff recommendations from the famous city of books, located in Portland, Oregon.

Vogue – A compilation of stylish and deliciously personal reads, running the gamut from Queen Victoria to prose to produce, and everything in between.

Reading Rockets – Selections for young readers aged infant to pre-teen.

Seasons Greetings skeksis style

Upcoming Reads


As my own personal Santa Claus, I’m stuffing my stocking with a few books to keep me cozy this Winter.

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman (a imagining of Snow White and Sleeping beauty)

The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan (Just because I love Amy Tan’s stories)

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