It's that time of year again. The holiday season is in full swing and the phone at Chez Angie starts ringing off the hook. Friends and family checking in asking for book recommendations to give as gifts. For the record, these are my very favorite sort of calls to get. I love searching out the perfect book for someone, passing on the info, and then sitting back with my mug of cider and just savoring how that book will be enjoyed by that someone. If I'm extra lucky, I get to hear about it later. A lot of great books came out this year and I have enjoyed spreading the word about them. Some of them famous and some of them deserving of so much more attention than they got. As well as a host of perennial favorites. Books I'm giving away this year include: Diana Peterfreund's Secret Society Girl series, Juliet Marillier's Sevenwaters series, Graceling and Fire by Kristine Cashore, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, Girl in the Arena by Lise Haines, The President's Daughter series by Ellen Emerson White, The Enchanted Forest Chronicles by Patricia C. Wrede, and Ilona Andrews' Kate Daniels series. Among others.
What books are you giving this year?