Episode 34.5 - Book Gifting Is Our Love Language

Episode 34.5 - Book Gifting Is Our Love Language

This week we bring you weirdly specific book recommendations for some people that might be on your list. As well as solid book giving advice (read that picture book all of the way through before you give it).

Becca’s Gift Recommendations:

If they like Transparent…
Stuck in the Middle With You by Jennifer Finney Boylan
If they like Walking Dead…
World War Z by Max Brooks
If they like Game of Thrones…
Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
If they like Bojack Horseman…
Hotdog Taste Test, My Dirty Dumb Eyes, or Coyote Doggirl by Lisa Hanawalt
If they like The Fifth Element…
Kaptara by Chip Zdarsky
If they like Going Clear (or learning about Scientology)…
A Queer and Pleasant Danger by Kate Bornstein
If they liked An American Marriage…
The Taste of Salt by Martha Southgate
If they liked Voices from Chernobyl
How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed by Slavenka Draculic
If they liked Text Me When You Get Home…
All The Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

Corinne’s Gift Reccomendations:

Picture Books
For kids with chill parents…
The Hat Trilogy - I Want My Hat Back, This Is Not My Hat, and We Found a Hat - and The Wolf, the Duck, & the Mouse (or anything else) by Jon Klassen
For creative kids…
The Museum by Susan Verde and Peter H. Reynolds
For kids who can read on their own but still like being read to…
The Book With No Pictures by BJ Novak
For expectant parents, or new babies…
Hug Time by Patrick McDonnell
For your cool illustrator friend…
Home and Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis

Cook Books
Carb and pizza lovers…
The Elements of Pizza and Flour Water Salt Yeast by Ken Forkish
The home cook who doesn’t need a recipe…
The Flavor Bible by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
The fan of Salt Fat Acid Heat…
Salt Fat Acid Heat by Samin Nosrat

Next week: If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

Episode 35 - If Beale Street Could Talk

Episode 35 - If Beale Street Could Talk

Episode 34 - Melmoth

Episode 34 - Melmoth