A Guide to What to Get the Bookworm in Your Life

‘Tis the holiday season and maybe you’re stressing a little over what to get the bookworm in your life. Or, maybe you want a little holiday treat (or two!) for yourself. Whatever your shopping goal is, we’ve wrapped up a few book recs for you to check out and read through the holiday season.

For the Reader Who Loves Learning Through Fiction

The Book Spy by Alan Hlad

Before the Storm by James D. Shipman

Such Good Friends by Stephen Greco

An American Beauty by Shana Abe

The Enemy at Home by Kevin O’Brien

The Queen of the Valley by Lorena Hughes

The Novelist From Berlin by V.S. Alexander

For the Reader Who Can’t Stop Watching True Crime Documentaries

Monster by Steve Jackson

Killer Clown by Terry Sullivan and Peter T. Maiken

We Thought We Knew You by M. William Phelps

Little, Crazy Children by James Renner

For the Reader Who Always Loves Learning

1932 by Scott Martelle

The Wingmen by Adam Lazarus

The Confidante by Christopher C. Gorham

Menopause Manifesto by Dr. Jen Gunter

The Exorcist Legacy by Nat Segaloff

The Way They Were by Robert Hofler

How to Taste by Mandy Naglich

For the Reader Who Loves to be Unsettled

The Woman in the Castello by Kelsey James

Day Boy by Trent Jamieson

The Sleepless by Victor Manibo

Where Ivy Dares to Grow by Marielle Thompson

Desert Creatures by Kay Chronister

Her Little Flowers by Shannon Morgan

Jewel Box by E. Lily Yu

Womb City by Tlotlo Tsamaase (available Jan. 23)

Death and the Sisters by Heather Redmond

For the Reader Who Wants to Renew Their Passport

Mastering the Art of French Murder by Colleen Cambridge

Murder in an Italian Village by Michael Falco

The Spanish Daughter by Lorena Hughes

Take the Long Way Home by Rochelle Alers

Someone Else’s Bucket List by Amy T. Matthews

Some of Us Are Looking by Carlene O’Connor

For the Reader Who Loves to Discuss Their Latest Book Crush

In the Case of Heartbreak by Courtney Kae

Santa and Company by Fern Michaels

Warrior’s Hope by Rebecca Zanetti

Silver Lady by Mary Jo Putney

The First Date Prophecy by Danny and Kate Tamberelli

Beginner’s Luck by Kate Clayborn

Reasonable Adults by Robin Lefler

Born to be Badger by Shelly Laurenston

For The Reader Who Loves to Live in Suspense

Second Shot by Cindy Dees

Those Empty Eyes by Charlie Donlea

The Last Sinner by Lisa Jackson

The Other Mistress by Shanora Williams

All the Dark Places by Terri Parlato

The Camp by Nancy Bush

Remain Silent by Robin Gigl

Breakneck by Marc Cameron

For the Reader Who Loves to Be Nosy

Charlotte Illes Is Not a Detective by Katie Siegel

Paper Cuts by Ellery Adams

Peg and Rose Stir Up Trouble by Laurien Berenson

Board to Death by CJ Connor

Murder in an Italian Village by Michael Falco

Murder at an Irish Bakery by Carlene O’Connor

Murder Uncorked by Maddie Day

Christmas Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke

For the Reader Who Loves Puzzles and History

Intrigue in Istanbul by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Miss Morton and the Spirits of the Underworld by Catherine Llyod

Murder at the Merton Library by Andrea Penrose

Murder on Mistletoe Lane by Clara McKenna

The Secret of the Lost Pearls by Darcie Wilde

Murder at the Elms by Alyssa Maxwell

Murder in Drury Lane by Vanessa Riley