Whether you’re craving a break from the holiday whirl or just some quiet time to curl up in your coziest pajamas while snow falls outside, winter is the perfect time to dive into a new book. If you’re one of the millions of people who exchange gifts with loved ones in December for Christmas, Hanukkah or other holidays, books can also make for really special presents that will provide hours of conversation and recommendations exchanged between you. Bookworms love book gifts! This bookworm can attest.
Plenty of compelling titles are being released this winter: self-help books, celebrity memoirs, suspenseful novels and more. We’ve rounded up some of the best choices that are hitting shelves in December and January, bookending (get it?) the New Year so you can gift them to others or yourself. What else are you going to do with all those Amazon gift cards, after all?