The Greatest Books of This Season For Gift Giving

Amor Towles

A Gentleman In Moscow

This sophisticated novel from Amor Towles is perfect for the literary reader, man or woman, on your list. It’s my favorite book of the year!

Ann Patchett


COMMONWEALTH by Ann Patchett is my favorite of her novels so far. Wrap it up for everyone.

Colson Whitehead

The Underground Railroad

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead, just won The National Book   Award. It’s a must-read for all the readers on your list.

Pat Conroy

A Lowcountry Heart





A LOWCOUNTRY HEART by Pat Conroy is a tribute to Conroy’s writing life. It’s a must for Pat Conroy fans!

Graham Moore

Last Days of Night

LAST DAYS OF NIGHT by Graham Moore is perfect for anyone intrigued by the ongoing feud between powerhouses Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse, along with Nikola Tesla. What a story! Especially great for the gentleman reader on your list, and a must-read for us here in S.W. Florida.

Mary Alice Monroe

A Lowcountry Christmas

A LOWCOUNTRY CHRISTMAS by Mary Alice Monroe is the only Christmas book on my list. A heartwarming story about two boys and two dogs. I loved it!

Fixer Upper

The Magnolia Story

I just love Chip and Joanna Gaines’s show Fixer Upper. I bet you do too. Here’s their story. Charming. A great gift for anyone.

Ina Garten

Cooking For Jeffrey




Thank God Ina Garten has a brand new cookbook out this year! This one is for all the cooks on your list. And I bet there are a lot of them. It’s a total winner.

Stay tuned. I just might add another book to this modest list. After all, you know I’m reading like a crazy woman day and night:)


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