Over the last several months, multiple bestselling books have been released to the world. And what better gift to give someone during the holidays than the gift of joy, knowledge, and imagination.
If you have an avid reader on your Christmas list this year, just go down this list of 13 of the latest bestselling books of 2020, throw a couple of these amazing read in your Amazon cart and you’re good to go. Not to mention, this list has something for everyone.
So what are you waiting for, get shopping for great gifts for book lovers!
$23.96 at the time of publication
A Promised Land is an autobiography written by the 44th President of the United States Barack Obama. According to Amazon, it’s a “riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy.” Now that’s an educational gift.
$7.38 at the time of publication
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise has now spread across generations. In this latest installment, “Greg Heffley and his family hit the road for a cross-country camping trip,” and according to Amazon, it becomes an “adventure of a lifetime.” It’s a fun gift when it doesn’t even feel like reading.
$18.71 at the time of publication
It’s the perfect gift for McConaughey lovers. Greenlights was written by Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey. Amazon calls it an “unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction.”
$6.49 at the time of publication
Who else remembers reading all about Captain Underpants and his great adventures growing up? Well, now you’re little ones get to read about the adventures of Dog Man! This is the ninth book written by Dav Pilkey and as Amazon reports, “the mayor has had enough of Dog Man’s shenanigans.”
$21 at the time of publication
It’s a gift all cooks will love. Odds are that if you love being in the kitchen, you love Ina Garten as well. As Amazon reveals, “In Modern Comfort Food, Ina Garten shares 85 new recipes that will feed your deepest cravings.” Not to mention, many of the recipes are derived from meals that will remind us of our childhoods.
$17.97 at the time of publication
Looking for an escape from what is going on in our world? Then this John Grisham novel is for you. In fact, it’s the third and final installment of Jake Brigance’s story. So if you still haven’t read A Time to Kill and Sycamore Row, yet, it’s time you grab a copy of those as well.
$13.16 at the time of publication
The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be is brought to you by HGTV royalty. That’s right, just for a time, Joanna Gaines stepped away from the shiplap to give families the most beautiful bedtime story of 2020, again. According to Amazon, Joanna’s second children’s book “celebrates how creativity and acceptance can come together to make for a bright and beautiful adventure.” So if you know a Joanna fan, this is the gift for them.
$13.32 at the time of publication
Remember when teenagers everywhere were freaking out about the Twilight series? Well, while most of its most enthused readers are now reaching their thirties, this latest installment of the series by famed author Stephenie Meyer is sure to transport them back to their middle school and high school days when they would swoon over Edward Cullen. As Amazon reveals, this book takes a look back at “the iconic love story of Bella and Edward told from the vampire’s point of view.”
$16.49 at the time of publication
As Amazon writes, Glennon Doyle is an activist, speaker, and bestselling author, and this particular memoir “is her most revealing and powerful memoir yet.” As Doyle strives to convey in her book, we can discover “joy and peace…when we stop striving to meet others’ expectations and start trusting the voice deep within us.”
$13.94 at the time of publication
Did you know Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon is a three-time #1 New York Times bestselling author? Well, it’s true and he’s back with another “sweet and spirited picture book for kids that is all about Christmas time! It’s a gift that can turn into a tradition.
$16.79 at the time of publication
Now, this is a book that is intended to open your eyes to things some of us have never experienced before. As Amazon shares, Emmanuel Ancho uses this book to also share the open and honest conversations he’s had about race and racism on his hit IGTV series, also titled “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man.” Another educational gift we all need!
$19.60 at the time of publication
Author Nicholas Spark is at it again with his newest book The Return. And as Amazon says, if. you loved his tear-jerking love story that is Dear John, then you’re going to love this book. It’s hard not to know a Spark fan, so this is a gift for them!
$10.19 at the time of publication
Calling all poetry lovers, this one is for you. After opening the world’s eyes with her beautiful words in her first two books, Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers, Canadian Poet Rupi Kaur is doing it again with Home Body. According to Amazon, through her poetry, “she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self.”
So if you’re looking to stuff some stocking with great reads for all ages, this list is sure to help you out! Happy reading!
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Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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