By Andrea Peskind Katz | Contributor
Books are a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Here are some of my favorite choices for anyone on your gift list.
Perfect gift for the teen who has binge watched every episode of Friends or for anyone who knows what “We were on a break” means!
I’ll Be There For You: The One About Friends
by Kelsey Miller
It has been 25 years since the TV show Friends debuted! This book relives the show’s most powerful moments from Central Perk to the wildly popular ‘90s haircut, The Rachel.
Perfect stocking stuffer
Tough Truths: The Ten Happiness Lessons We Don’t Talk About
by Deirdre Maloney
This wisdom-packed, pragmatic mini-book pokes holes in all the excuses we make to stay stuck in unhappiness and offers a clear and simple prescription to get out of our own way.
Books for the incurable romantic
One Day in December
by Josie Silver
Two people. Ten chances. One unforgettable love story. Laurie is pretty sure love at first sight doesn’t exist anywhere, but their eyes meet, there’s a moment of pure magic…and then the bus drives away.
by Meg Tilly
The Golden Globe and Oscar nominated actress’s first novel! Abandoned by her fiancé directly before their wedding, Maggie seeks comfort with sister Eve on Solace Island in the Pacific Northwest.
Books for the action adventure aficionados
Rough Passage to London: A Sea Captain’s Tale
by Robin Lloyd
This is a harrowing story of war, sea and political intrigue by a former NBC News Foreign Correspondent. He weaves maritime and family history into an epic tale set in the early 19th century.
Books in a series are the gifts that keep on giving
Master of His Fate
by Barbara Taylor Bradford
This is the first book in an expansive new historical fiction series from master storyteller, Barbara Taylor Bradford, filled with drama, intrigue, and Bradford’s trademark cast of compelling characters.