Studio 512 loves to talk about one stop shops for everyone on your gift listâ¦ especially when that means supporting the locals! Charley Rejsek with BookPeople gave Rosie and Steph some party recommendations for kids, teens, and adults.
Adult Gift Fiction: The Lord of the Rings Illustrated Edition by JRR Tolkien
See how JRR Tolkien envisioned Middle-earth in this new edition of his masterpiece, now illustrated
with his own works of art. It is wrapped in a stitched hardback binding with a ribbon marker, ink-sprayed edges displaying Tolkien’s runes, two cards, and printed on ‘forest-friendly’ paper. This is a wonderful must-have for all Tolkien fans!
Non-fiction adult gift: “Texas Whiskey” by Nico Martini
âThe history of Texas runs deep and the history of whiskey in the state is no exception. But the Texan whiskey scene, which emphasizes local corn and casks made from trees grown in the state, has grown exponentially over the past 10 years, as this collection of more than 100 various distillers. Locals and tourists alike will discover new expressions that are sure to satisfy tastes as diverse as Texas is great. Texas Whiskey, through distillery profiles, expert interviews and original photographs, tells the story of how Lone Star State whiskey is different from whiskey made elsewhere on the planet.
Teenager: “Last Night at the Telegraph Club” by Malinda Lo
âTeens can be hard to buy, but you can’t go wrong with this National Book Award winner. As recommended by bookseller Gina, “Step into 1950s San Francisco through the eyes of a queer Chinese-American.
girl who finds the Telegraph Club when she needs it most. It’s unlike anything (Gina) has ever read, creating a warm haven for confusion, desire, community, and joy.
Children’s fiction: “Stuntboy, In the Meantime” by Jason Reynolds, illustrated by RaÃºl III
“Meet the greatest young superhero you’ve never heard of, Stuntboy!” The superpower of Portico Reeves
makes sure all the other superheroes, like his parents and two best friends, stay awesome. And safe. Super safe. And he does all of this in secret. Taking in the heat before someone gets hurt, Stuntboy deploys STUNTS to distract, disarm, and keep problems at bay while controlling their FRETS (anxiety) in the beautifully illustrated story filled with humor, heart and soul. unconventional heroism! “
non-fictional works for children: âFungarium: Welcome to the Museumâ by Ester Gaya, illustrated by Katie Scott
âFrom the elegant Chanterelle to the aptly named Death Cap, mushrooms are in the spotlight in this
magnificent breathtaking package that will delight mushroom lovers. Exploring all kinds of fungi, from the types we see on supermarket shelves to those like penicillium that have shaped human history, this collection is the definitive introduction to what fungi are and how good they are. are vital to the global ecosystem.
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