If, like us, you’re shopping for books to give as gifts, we have 12 days of books that are guaranteed to complete your shopping.
We’re starting our usual holiday shopping lists early this year. Like everything else, shipping might be delayed and because we don’t want our gifts to be late, we’re starting now.
For these 12 Days of Books, BookEnds’s Rachel Brooks has the ARMCHAIR TRAVELER covered with some trips around the world…
On a modern-day journey to the Philippines, a family’s history and secrets dating back to WWII take center stage in the heartwarming ONCE UPON A SUNSET by Tif Marcelo
Check out VANESSA YU’S MAGICAL PARIS TEA SHOP by Roselle Lim for an extraordinary experience in France and the unexpected twists reading fortunes (and misfortunes) in tealeaves creates
For Gothic chills and thrills in Mexico in an insolated mansion you might not be able to leave, pick up MEXICAN GOTHIC by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
WICKED FOX by Kat Cho supplies page-turning fantasy in Seoul following a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox, hiding in the city who must devour the energy of humans to stay alive
We’ll end our globetrotting in the Caribbean, with DEAR HAITI, LOVE ALAINE by Maika Moulite, which will have you falling in love with the heroine traveling to Haiti for the first time, while learning about her family’s mysterious curse spanning generations
Rachel’s recommended spot to pick up books this year? THE LIT. BAR. You don’t need to be in the Bronx to support them, either. Consider grabbing one of your bookish gifts through their Bookshop Site: https://bookshop.org/shop/thelitbar