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Books-A-Million Announces 2018 Holiday Gift Guide Recommendations

November 30, 2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2018--Books-A-Million is the ultimate one-stop-shop for shoppers looking to find the latest and greatest gifts for everyone on their list this year. From stocking stuffers to big surprises, Books-A-Million’s annual Holiday Gift Guide features a variety of exclusive items and most-wanted toys for people of all ages and interests. Gift givers can make their lists and head over to their local Books-A-Million store, or shop online, to make this holiday season one for the books!

Top Books of 2018 Brimming with fictional favorites and non-fiction necessities, Books-A-Million offers an expansive selection of bestsellers! The most sought-after books of 2018 range from Michelle Obama’s powerful memoir “Becoming” ($32.50) and Rachel Hollis’ inspirational guidebook “Girl, Wash Your Face” ($22.99), to John Grisham’s latest thriller “The Reckoning” ($29.95) and No. 1 bestselling author Nicholas Sparks’ romantic novel “Every Breath” ($28). Top books on the list for teens include Jenny Han’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” ($10.99) and “Dear Evan Hansen” ($28.95) by Val Emmich. Children can laugh-out-loud reading “The Wonky Donkey” ($7.99), or take their imaginations on an adventure with “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown” ($13.95) by Jeff Kinney and “Dork Diaries 13: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Birthday” ($13.99) by Rachel Renée Russell.

Ready-to-Wrap Boxed Sets Book fanatics seeking the ultimate literary escape will devour Books-A-Million’s bestselling boxed sets. Youngsters can discover the world of Minecraft with the “Minecraft Guide Collection” ($39.99), flip through the pages of lively tales from “Magic Tree House # 1-4” ($23.96) or laugh themselves silly with the “Junie B. Jones First Boxed Set Ever” ($19.96)! Teens and adults can immerse themselves in the epic fantasy of “Game of Thrones” ($85), be inspired by adventure with the “Mark Twain Collection” ($49.95) or get swept away by love stories in the “Jane Austen Collection” ($49.95).

What Kids Want No peeking! Good boys and girls can dash into the new year with top trending toys and games including the Poopsie Surprise Unicorn ($52.99), Mega Unicorn Plush ($49.99) – a Books-A-Million exclusive, Hatchimals CollEGGtible 12-Pack Season 4 ($21.99), The Floor is Lava ($19.99), Fingerlings ($17.99-$19.99), Pomsies ($17.99) and L.O.L. Surprise! Under Wraps Dolls ($14.99).

Harry Potter’s Wizarding World A fascinating exploration of the magic at the heart of the Harry Potter stories, “ Harry Potter: A History of Magic” ($39.99) is an essential volume for Harry Potter fans, history buffs and book worms. J.K. Rowling’s original screenplay for “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” ($24.99) will delight fans of the book and film series as it expands on earlier events that helped shape the wizarding world. Check out our Wizarding World shop for over 500 items to choose from, including exclusive gifts and the Harry Potter Christmas Village!

Relaxation Station Shoppers can gift their loved ones warm and cozy comfort this winter with Books-A-Million’s exclusive Knit Scarves, Socks and Beanies ($12.99-$19.99). Readers who love to snuggle up with a good book will enjoy “Where the Crawdads Sing” ($26) by New York Times bestselling author Delia Owens. The Harmony Oil Diffuser ($34.99) and Aromatherapy Essential Oils Gift Set ($21.99) combination creates the perfect atmosphere to unwind and de-stress!

All in Good Taste You don’t have to be a pro to cook like one! New York Times bestselling author Ina Garten shares some of her best recipes, tips and techniques in “Cook Like a Pro” ($35) for foodies in need of flavorful inspiration. Those with a passion for family and food will love Joanna Gaines’ “Magnolia Table” ($29.99), while home décor enthusiasts will be inspired by design with her new book “Homebody” ($40). Delicate and beautiful on the outside − strong and fiery on the inside! “Whiskey in a Teacup” ($35) by academy award-winning actress, producer and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon is the perfect hostess gift for the one who loves to entertain!

Fun and Games Spice up the next game night with these fan-favorites that will be sure to entertain, including Cards Against Humanity ($25), Harry Potter Clue ($39.95), Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit ($49.95) and What Do You Meme ($34.99).

Must-Have Music The vintage-inspired Bluetooth Cruiser Turntable ($69.95) brings 90’s style to modern listening, letting music lovers enjoy all their favorite hits! Records to go along include Panic! At The Discos’ “Pray For The Wicked” ($11.98), Carrie Underwood’s “Cry Pretty” ($22.98), The Greatest Showman Soundtrack ($21.98) and Queen’s Greatest Hits ($35.97). No matter the selection, these tunes are guaranteed to inspire family and friends to start rockin’ around the Christmas tree!

Stocking Stuffers Stuff stockings full with PopSockets ($9.99) in different colors and patterns, a wide variety of the World’s Smallest Toys ($6.99-$24.99) and Books-A-Million Gift Cards.

For more information and the complete Books-A-Million Gift Guide, visit booksamillion.com/giftguide.

Books-A-Million guests can join the Millionaire’s Club to receive exclusive offers, such as discounts on gifts for the holidays and year-round! For more information and to join, visit booksamillion.com/membership.


Books-A-Million, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, is the second largest chain of bookstores in the United States. Books-A-Million got its start in 1917 as a magazine stand in Florence, Alabama and now operates over 200 stores in 32 states as well as an online store at  booksamillion.com. While Books-A-Million’s presence has grown, the goal has remained the same: to serve each community with the best selection of books, toys, games and entertainment, all at great prices. Find the nearest Books-A-Million at  booksamillion.com/storefinder. Follow Books-A-Million on Twitter ( twitter.com/booksamillion ) and like us on Facebook ( facebook.com/booksamillion ).

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