Books for Book Lovers

26 Books That Could Make Any Book lovers list

Need a book for the book lover in your life? Look no further! Here are 26 books published in 2017 sure to make someone very happy.  You are sure to find something for everyone on your shopping list! From crossword puzzle books to cookbooks there are books for every type of reader. Look below for an inside look into three of the books on the list.

Taste of Home’s 365 days of Cookies

This is such a beautiful fun cookbook. The pictures are so vibrant and the recipes are easy to follow. There are cookies for every traditional holiday as well as some non-traditional holidays like Hedgehog Day (Feb. 2), Waffle Day (March 25th), Rootbeer Float Day (Aug 6th) and National Brownie Day (December 8th) The book has an easy-to-use flat binding, prep and bake time, great photos and step-by-step instructions. It also gives you gifting and display ideas. Such a fun cookbook to add to any collection. Check out my Facebook page for a chance to win this book! It’s a Coupon Clipping Garage Sale Kinda Life Facebook Page

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The Edge of the World by Jimmy Chin

This book is a visual adventure to the most extraordinary places on Earth. The photos are amazing and beautiful and you just can’t stop looking through them. There are four sections in the book; Rock and Earth, Snow and Ice, River and Ocean and Air and Space. Each section is amazing and captivating. Wether you have a photography lover or a adventure seeker this book will captivate anyones attention!

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Photo Credit: The Edge of the World by Jimmy Chin

Thrift Style: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper’s Guide to Smart Fashion by Allison Engel, Reise Moore and Margaret Engel 

This is an inside guide to the world of thrift storing. Thrift storing has become a major phenomenon all over the country. Whether you decide to shop at Goodwill or online looking for vintage finds this book will give you the upper hand when navigating thrift stores and recognizing worthy bargains. It teachers you how to shop for quality handbags, jewelry, belts and shoes. How to date vintage clothing and to put together an awesome outfit all from shopping second hand. This book would be great for any thrift store shopper whether well seasoned or just starting out. It would also be good for someone who loves fashion and the looks of vintage clothing.

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Photo Credit: Thrift Style: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper’s Guide to Smart Fashion by Allison Engel, Reise Moore and Margaret Engel

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26 Books for Book Lovers and Where to Find Them 

Mind Stretchers Vol 1

by Readers Digest

Mind Stretchers Vol 1ACTIVATE your thinking muscles. It’s too easy just to turn on the TV and let the images of the day wash over us, leaving brain cells unchallenged and a bit sad. Keep your brain happy with this mind stretching collection of puzzles. Crosswords, word searches, trivia, logic and numerical games—these teasers are all designed to inspire and stimulate the mind. So turn off the dreaded box and turn to Mind Stretchers—you’ll be entertained, learn new things, wake up your brain and it’s definitely more fun than watching the news.

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Mind Stretchers Vol 2

by Readers Digest

Mind Stretchers Vol 2 CoverGet a full-brain workout with a new collection EVEN MORE mind stretching puzzles Now in its second volume this beloved series offers more teasers all designed to inspire and stimulate the mind. Switch off the TV, put down the phone and embrace Mind Stretchers—you’ll be entertained, learn new things, wake up your brain and it’s definitely more fun than watching the news.

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Taste of Home: Most Requested

by Taste of Home

Taste of Home: Most RequestedThis treasure trove of top reader picks is packed with all the delectable homemade dishes you’ve come to know and love—comforting casseroles, delicious mains, simple sides, hearty soups and stews and delectable desserts. • 400+ most–loved recipes & tips from home cooks like you! • 240–page hardcover edition with easy–to–read type. • Gorgeous, full–color photos show you the simply scrumptious results! • BONUS CHAPTER: packed with top seasonal specialties. • Prep & cook time provided for every dish. • Double–indexed for fast, easy lookup.

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Taste of Home: 365 Days of Cookies

by Taste of Home

Taste of Home: 365 Days of CookiesWhen it comes to smile-fetching sweets you can’t go wrong with cookies! From soft and chewy to crisp and crunchy, the buttery sensations always get thumb-up approval. This new book features hundreds of full-color photos, this must-see edition offers after-school snacks, coffee-break bites, classroom treats, bake-sale favorites and holiday delights that are perfect throughout the year. You’ll even find cookies that celebrate days such as National Potato Chip Day (March 14), Jelly Bean Day (April 22) and National French Toast Day (November 28). Best of all, a Christmas Cookies Bonus Section makes this cookbook a home baker’s dream come true!

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Wild Zoo Train by Carmela LaVigna Coyle – Illustrated by Steve Gray

Wild Zoo Train CoverThis zany Wild Zoo Train is off on a mysterious adventure! Choo-choo-choo goes the Wild Zoo Train. Ding-ding-ding goes the bell on the roof. clickety-clack go the wheels on the track. A zoo train full of children takes a mysterious turn into the wilds. As each train trip becomes more and more wild, curious children observe the whimsical world around them. Wild Zoo Train takes readers on a wild, animal-filled adventure through canyons, jungles, the arctic poles, and more!

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The Diehard Football Fan’s Bucket List Blitz CoverThe Diehard Football Fan’s Bucket List Blitz by Steve Greenber The first and only all-inclusive, fully illustrated football fan’s bucket-list book. Here’s a full-color, full-speed ride through 101 must-see and must-do gridiron experiences—from the NFL to college football’s greatest venues and rivalries, from coast to coast, from must-have eats to the game’s best seats, from the sport’s greatest meccas and museums to its rowdiest tailgate parties. This book—filled with photos, sidebars, and loads of football attitude—is an essential guide to any football fan’s fantasy (or real!) road-trip and To Do list.Category     Price:  $22.95    Purchase Here

Soups, Stews & Breads

by Gooseberry Patch

Soups, Stews & Breads CoverWith more than 350 of the most delicious recipes you can imagine,Soups, Stews & Breads makes it easy to whip up a batch of homemade chicken broth, a party-size crock of spicy chili, quick breads, crackers and croutons…all from one handy cookbook. Also included are quick-fix and slow-cooker recipes. Filled with photos, tips and serving ideas, this is the last soup cookbook you’ll ever need!

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Edge of the World

by The Editors of Outside Magazine

Edge of the World CoverWith a foreword by world-renowned photographer Jimmy Chin and an introduction by Outside magazine’s editor Christopher Keyes, The Edge of the World is a stunning collection of the best photography ever published by the leader in outdoor adventure photography and journalism. Created in partnership with Outside magazine for its 40th anniversary, this includes Outside’s most compelling stories from throughout the years and offers readers an inside and dramatic look through the lens of the world’s top adventure photographers.

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A Taste of Latin America

by Patricia Cartin

A Taste of Latin America CoverAcclaimed chef Patricia Cartin cooks with Latin America’s history and traditions in every recipe. Ten Latin American countries are represented, including Patricia’s native Costa Rica, with dishes that are savory, sweet, spicy, mild, and everything in between. Tempting options for main dishes, vegetables, sides, and desserts, everyone can get creative in the kitchen with flavorful recipes for every part of a successful meal. Food is the perfect gateway to gaining an understanding of cultures and breaking bread with the people of the world.

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ThriftStyle by Allison Engel, Reise Moore, and Margaret Engel

ThriftStyle CoverVeteran thrifters provide a must-have guide for bargain-hunting fashionistas looking to make a statement without sabotaging their budgets. Shoppers learn to navigate the racks of their local consignment shop, spot name brands like Versace, Dior, and Burberry, select the best quality items, and repair secondhand clothes that need some love. Includes tips for distinguishing genuine articles from fakes, and explains what makes a damaged piece of clothing worth renovating. This trending topic is perfect for folks on a budget, creative trailblazers, and environmentally conscious shoppers.

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Finally, A Parade for You

by Molly Burton

Sample ImageFinally, A Parade for You is a collection of mini-biographies of United States war veterans who served their country during the Vietnam War. These brave people sacrificed their peaceful lives and joined one of the many life-changing cultural upheavals of the mid-20th century. They were not famous, nor from privileged backgrounds and the stories in this book are an act of faith on the part of the veterans who shared them. Let their tales be inspiring and healing. This ‘Parade’ is for all of us.

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Cocktail Chameleon

by Mark Addison

Cocktail Chameleon CoverCocktail Chameleon is award-winning designer and producer Mark Addison’s invitation to join him as he dresses up twelve cocktails in twelve unique variations resulting in 144 signature takes on the classics. Mark tantalizes with molecular mixology to create the Anti-Gravity, reinvents the beloved Bloody Mary with sake, and invokes the famed royal rose garden with the Versailles. Inspiring the creative mixologist in everyone, this beautiful book will become an instant hit with hosts looking to elevate an occasion and entertain in style!

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The Think Big Movement

by Jon Dwoskin

The Think Big MovementThe Think Big Movement gives readers the tools, best practices, and step-by-step guidance they’ve been craving to move their businesses forward. What makes the book unique is the way real-life problems manifest through and are solved by Jacob, the protagonist of this business fable. The book teaches, inspires, and structures the reader’s mindset to dramatically shift the paradigm. By crushing the obstacles holding them back and re-learning the value of consistency, readers will see, feel, and experience BIG results in their businesses through the valuable epiphanies they’ll have – just as Jacob has in the novel.

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Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms

by Amanda Steinberg

Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms CoverMillions of women want to create financial stability and abundance in their lives, but they are stuck in overwhelming confusion and guilt, driven by internalized “money stories” that have nothing to do with what is really possible. From the founder and superstar CEO of—the go-to financial site for women with more than one million subscribers—comes a fresh book that redefines the relationship between women, self-worth, and money. Worth It shows women how to view money as a source of personal power and freedom—and live life on their terms.

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Pantry and Palate

by Simon Thibault

Pantry and PalateJournalist Simon Thibault explores his Acadian roots by scouring old family recipes, ladies’ auxiliary cookbooks, and folk wisdom for 50 of the best-loved recipes of Acadians past and present. Recipes run the gamut from Acadian staples such as potato pancakes, Rappie Pie, Chicken Fricot, and various forms of meat pies; old-fashioned foodways, such as how to render your own lard, and make the most of out a pig’s head; and sumptuous sweets take the form of Rhubarb Custard Pie or a simple Molasses Cake.

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Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook

by May Fridel

Indian Cuisine Diabetes CookbookIndian cuisine combines fresh, seasonal ingredients with aromatic spices to create hearty dishes that are perfect for anyone who is trying to eat better and add variety and excitement to their meal plan. This book was designed to help home cooks of all skill levels prepare bold, delicious Indian meals that meet the American Diabetes Association nutrition guidelines and includes practical tips and techniques for the modern cook who doesn’t have hours to spend in the kitchen.

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If You Are What You Eat Should I Eat a Skinny Girl? by Nathalie Botros

If You Are What You Eat Should I Eat a Skinny GirlPsychotherapist, certified health coach, author, and ex-serial dieter Nathalie Botros is all too familiar with the struggles of weight loss – she herself fought that battle for years before adopting a new mindset which she calls the “bon-vivant” lifestyle. Translated from French “bon-vivant” means “well living” and Nathalie has made it her mission to help others live well – just as she has. Her new book is the roadmap to the bon-vivant lifestyle and will help readers everywhere change their own relationship to their food and their bodies.

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Journey from Invisibility to Visibility by Gail K. Harris, Marilyn C. Lesser and Cynthia T. Soloway

Journey from Invisibility to Visibility CoverWho better to write a book on aging than three social workers in the twilight of their lives? This book offers insight into the authors’ personal journeys, as well as the journeys of over 200 women “of age”, as they marched to 60 and beyond collecting a treasure trove of memories. Journey From Invisibility to Visibility guides the reader on a tour of her past with stops at each phase of her life to reflect on the meaning of her experiences and relationships. The reader is prompted with questions that are meant to help focus on the memories of people and events that have influenced her most. Together these memories create her personal narrative.

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Charlie Red Star

by Grant Cameron

Charlie Red Star CoverIn 1975, Manitobans reported UFOs over their province almost nightly. The string of unprecedented sightings launched the biggest UFO craze in Canadian history. With sightings for well over a year, one object seen again and again became known as Charlie Red Star. Grant Cameron was there. He witnessed Charlie Red Star many times, and led tours for others to see for themselves. This is the story revealed by eyewitnesses, photographers, and reporters chasing down the truth behind these still-unexplained encounters with UFOs.

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Real Life Super Heroes

by Nadia Fezzani

Super Heroes CoverIt’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… Stuart, the CPA from down the street! Dressed like heroes from comic books and action movies, Real Life Super Heroes dress up at night, fight crime, save people, and some of them even have secret identities. Are they ordinary, mild-mannered citizens, or are they larger-than-life characters, determined to fight crime, risking life and limb to defend victims of violence and injustice? In her revealing new book author and investigative journalist Nadia Fezzani shines a spotlight on the people who come home from work, change into their uniforms (or costumes), and patrol the streets looking for crime to fight and victims in distress.

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Solve for Happy

by Mo Gawdat

Solve for Happy CoverIn 2001 Mo Gawdat, Chief Business Officer for Google [X] — an elite team of engineers that comprise Google’s futuristic “dream factory” — realized that despite his incredible success, he was desperately unhappy. A lifelong learner, he attacked the problem as an engineer would: examining all the provable facts and scrupulously applying logic. In Solve for Happy Mo shows us how to view life through a clear lens, teaching us how to dispel the illusions that cloud our thinking; overcome the brain’s blind spots; and embrace five ultimate truths.

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by Asa Soltan

Golden CoverAsa Soltan — Persian Pop Priestess, Spiritual Gangsta, and star of Bravo’s hit reality show, Shahs of Sunset — was eight years old when her family fled war-torn Iran to seek refuge in Germany. Feeling a need to connect to her culture and herself, she created rituals to practice every day. At first they were a simple way to create a sacred space for herself but eventually those rituals — on beauty, love, career, family, and friendships — kept her deeply connected to the authentic version of herself that existed without ego, baggage, or attachments to material things. in Golden: Empowering Rituals to Conjure Your Inner Priestess Asa shares seven sacred rituals to find peace and self-acceptance.

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Switch It Up

by Corinne Trang

Switch It Up CoverThe biggest challenge facing most people is how to get creativity and diversity into their diet, particularly when they are preparing meals daily. In Switch It Up Corinne Trang has created a treasure trove of core recipes with the goal of achieving a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Corinne inspires readers to break the cycle of cooking “dinner time fixtures” by including some new, and many familiar, ingredients and sharing her unique approach to savoring the methods by which a food is prepared and presented. The book takes readers on a journey of new and bold tastes using ingredients that will elevate creativity in the kitchen, a bonus for family and friends.

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The Sirtfood Diet

by Aidan Goggins and Glen Matten

The Sirtfood Diet CoverThe Sirtfood Diet is an international bestselling sensation that will help you lose up to seven pounds in seven days. The revolutionary plan—credited for Adele’s amazing weight loss—features food rich in special nutrients that activates the same skinny genes in our body that fasting triggers. This delicious food group includes red wine, garlic, coffee, chocolate, and walnuts. In addition to Adele, both Pippa Middleton and heavyweight champion David Haye have used the diet for increased energy and improved performance along with amazing weight loss.

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The Man Who Carried Cash

by Julie Chadwick

The Man Who Carried Cash CoverBefore there was Johnny and June, there was Johnny and Saul. The Man Who Carried Cash chronicles a relationship that was both volatile and affectionate between Johnny Cash and his manager, Saul Holiff. From roadside taverns to the roaring crowds at Madison Square Garden, from wrecked cars and jail cells all the way to the White House, the story of Johnny and Saul is a portrait of two men from different worlds who were more alike than either cared to admit. Saul handled the bookings and the no-shows, the divorce and the record deals, drugs, overdoses, and arrests. But in 1973, at the zenith of Cash’s career, Saul quit. Until now, no one knew why.

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The Complete Month of Meals Collection

by American Diabetes Association

The Complete Month of Meals Collection CoverBack in its beloved classic format, The Complete Month of Meals Collectionis the ultimate cookbook and nutrition guide for people with diabetes, containing hundreds of recipes and meal planning tips from the American Diabetes Association’s bestselling series of Month of Meals meal planners. Using a unique, three-part split-page design, this interactive book allows readers to create meal plans instantly. With bonus chapters on salads, sides, drinks, and desserts, the meal combinations are nearly limitless, helping you plan meals that fit your needs.

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