20 Books That Make Amazing Holiday Gifts

I love unwrapping a book from under our Christmas tree. Books hold so much potential: They enable me to travel to places I’ve never been, both real and imaginary. They inspire me to cook delicious meals for myself and my family. And more. I’m also that person who enjoys giving my friends books because they’re portable and easy to wrap. Because I run From Left to Write, a virtual book club, I’m constantly on the lookout for amazing books and, when I find them I read them. Here’s my list of some of the very best books to give as gifts, for a variety of different ages and interests: