Books-A-Million Lists Best Holiday Books & Gifts

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Books-A-Million has announced its annual Top Book & Gift List of the season. With holiday shopping well underway, the company’s book and gift experts make suggestions for every personality, style and budget.

For the hard-to-buy-for: A Time for Mercy. The hero of A Time to Kill returns in a courtroom drama that showcases author John Grisham at the height of his storytelling powers.

For the music lover: Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics. Mining over 60 years of songwriting, Dolly Parton highlights 175 of her songs, taking readers behind the lyrics in beautiful detail.

For the history buff: A Promised Land. In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world.

For the Romantic: The Return. In the romantic tradition of Dear John, bestselling author Nicholas Sparks returns with the story of an injured Navy doctor– and two women whose secrets will change the course of his life.

For the Chef: Modern Comfort Food. A collection of all-new satisfying dishes from Ina Garten.

For the Midnight Sun fanatic: The Twilight Saga White Collection Boxed Set. Stephenie Meyer’s fans will want to sink their teeth into this stunning Twilight Saga collector’s set, featuring exclusive white covers.

For the Harry Potter enthusiast: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: MinaLima Edition. A new, dazzling, fully illustrated edition, featuring exclusive interactive paper craft elements, including a fold-out Hogwarts letter.

For the Star Wars Jedi: Star Wars The Child Animatronic Toy. He may look like “Baby Yoda,” but this lovable creature is called The Child and now you can become his protector with this animatronic toy from the hit show, The Mandalorian.

For Family game night: Cards Against Humanity-Family Edition. This fill-in-the-blank party game can be played with kids and adults together.

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Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.