The best books for Christmas gift are usually the most popular new releases during the season. You know, these books that everyone is really talking about it and you can find in the top ten positions of reading charts. These books are not exactly the same as the Best Books of 2015 selected by Amazon’s editors.
In 2015, our selections of best books for Christmas gift features works of different genres. What makes the list very useful is its variety – you may find a suggestion for a gift that your ambitious colleague at work will appreciate, or a present for your staying-at-home grandma.
Below is our choice of the best books for Christmas gift and you may purchase them right now by clicking on the images or on the linked titles.
The Pioneer Woman Cooks by Ree Drummond answers that age-old question—“What’s for Dinner?”—bringing together more than 125 simple, scrumptious, step-by-step recipes for delicious dinners the whole family will love.
For families juggling school, work, and a host of other time-consuming daily obligations, the idea of making dinner from scratch can be daunting. Ree Drummond makes it easy for families to make simple, scrumptious, homemade meals with minimum fuss and maximum enjoyment. The hardcover book is available for $17.99 here.
Killing Reagan by Bill O’Reilly is a page-turning epic account of the career of President Ronald Reagan that tells the vivid story of his rise to power — and the forces of evil that conspired to bring him down. Just two months into his presidency, Ronald Reagan lay near death after a gunman’s bullet came within inches of his heart. Reagan was grievously injured, forcing him to encounter a challenge that few men ever face. Could he silently overcome his traumatic experience while at the same time carrying out the duties of the most powerful man in the world?
A man in the drive seat of a business will definitely enjoy such reading during the holidays. The hardcover book is available for $17.99 here.
A More Perfect Union by Ben Carson is right now a #1 bestseller in the United States and readers engaged in the political campaigns of the candidates for new president will likely find it useful. The book is an informative introduction to the key elements of the Constitution. Dr. Ben Carson provides the general public with his views on why understanding the Constitution is vital to preserving liberty for all. This educational 253-page book includes fifteen chapters revolving around the Constitution of the United States and if you are not an American citizen, it might be a little hard to finish reading it and remember this Christmas gift. The hardcover book is available for $14.49 here.
Binge! The author, Tyler Oakley, is a Pop-culture phenomenon, social rights advocate, and the most prominent LGBTQ+ voice on YouTube. Hi brings you his first collection of witty, personal, and hilarious essays.
For someone who made a career out of over-sharing on the Internet, Tyler has a shocking number of personal mishaps and shenanigans to reveal in his first book: experiencing a legitimate rage blackout in a Cheesecake Factory; crashing a car in front of his entire high school, in an Arby’s uniform; and so much more. He delivers his best untold, hilariously side-splitting moments with the trademark flair that made him a star. The hardcover book is available for $13.47 here.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tid by Marie Kondo is #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home. The Japanese cleaning consultant takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.
Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? In this book tidying reaches to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever.
Forget Martha Stewart, the newest most popular best Christmas gift for housewives is available as a hardcover here for $10.36.
The Power Of I Am by Joel Osteen is a self-help book. The author reveals how THE POWER OF I AM can help you discover your unique abilities and advantages to lead a more productive and happier life. His insights and encouragement are illustrated with many amazing stories of people who turned their lives around by focusing on the positive power of this principle. You can choose to rise to a new level and invite God’s goodness by focusing on these two words: I AM!
In recent years, this encouraging and inspirational type of books is popular and many people will find helpful to read the hardcover book which is available here for $17.77.
Strengths Finder 2.0 by Tom Rath is a book you can read in one sitting, while you’ll use it as a reference for decades. It is not new, and as a matter of fact it was first published in 2007.
Loaded with hundreds of strategies for applying your strengths, this new book and accompanying website will change the way you look at yourself–and the world around you–forever.
It has been on the lists with best books for Christmas gift for a few years by now and if you don’t have it yet, you can get the hardcover here for $14,86.
Do Unto Animals by Tracey Stewart is a New York Times and USA Today best seller. The book convinces that the more we know about the animals in our world and the better we care for them, the better our lives will be. Former veterinary technician and animal advocate the author understands this better than most—and she’s on a mission to change how we interact with animals. Through hundreds of charming illustrations, a few homemade projects, and her humorous, knowledgeable voice, Stewart provides insight into the secret lives of animals and the kindest ways to live with and alongside them. At home, she shows readers how to speak “dog-ese” and “cat-ese” and how to “virtually adopt” an animal. In the backyard, we learn about building bee houses, dealing nicely with pesky moles, and creative ways to bird-watch. Part practical guide, part memoir of her life with animals, and part testament to the power of giving back, Do Unto Animals is a Christmas gift for animal lovers of all stripes. The trade paperback book is available here for $12.69.
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert is yet another instant #1 New York Times Bestseller. Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us. Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy and creative and artistic people will highly appreciate it. The hardcover book is available here for $13.72. We strongly recommend the spoken version and you can get it absolutely free of charge as Audible offers two free books with 30-day free trial right now.
Extreme Ownership is yet another instant New York Times bestseller
In Extreme Ownership, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin share hard-hitting, Navy SEAL combat stories that translate into lessons for business and life. With riveting first-hand accounts of making high-pressure decisions as Navy SEAL battlefield leaders, this book is equally gripping for leaders who seek to dominate other arenas. Jocko and Leif served together in SEAL Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated Special Operations unit from the war in Iraq. Their efforts contributed to the historic triumph for U.S. forces in Ramadi. Through those difficult months of sustained combat, Jocko, Leif and their SEAL brothers learned that leadership–at every level–is the most important thing on the battlefield. They started Echelon Front to teach these same leadership principles to companies across industries throughout the business world that want to build their own high-performance, winning teams.
The hardcover book is available for purchase here.