Bookends Christmas Gift Guide 2019!

Bookends Christmas Gift Guide 2019!

Are you still on the lookout for Christmas gifting inspiration? Look no further!

From stocking fillers, to foodie picks, and even a little treat for yourself – Team Bookends is here to help you find your next great festive read!

Top picks for food lovers

Mary Berry’s Christmas Collection by Mary Berry

Let Mary Berry solve all your Christmas troubles with this fabulous collection of her favourite Christmas recipes – a must-have for anyone entertaining this festive season! By taking the traditional Christmas fare and giving it a twist, Mary adds sparkle to every celebration.

Gino’s Italian Express by Gino D’Acampo

From bestselling cookery author, Gino D’Acampo, comes a brand-new cookbook inspired by a culinary journey along Italy’s most famous rail journeys. A perfect Christmas gift for those wanting a taste of Italy!

Gordon Ramsay Quick and Delicious by Gordon Ramsay

Create chef-quality food without spending hours in the kitchen. Gordon Ramsay Quick and Delicious contains 100 tried-and-tested recipes that you’ll find yourself using time and again. Each recipe takes 30 minutes or less and uses readily available ingredients that are transformed into something special with the expertise of global superstar chef Gordon Ramsay.

For the men in your life

How to Win by Clive Woodward

In his entertaining and informative new book, Sir Clive Woodward analyses the events of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, offering his unique perspective on the performance of players and coaches, from Owen Farrell and Kieran Read, to Eddie Jones and Steve Hansen.

Ask A Footballer by James Milner

Ever wondered what it’s really like to be a Premier League footballer?

‘Ask a Footballer is a fine read, showcasing how an unassuming man has forged success, winning the Premier League twice, the FA Cup and the Champions League’ Matthew Syed, The Times

Man vs. Toddler by Matt Coyne

More inept, more clueless and more exhausted than ever, the man behind the blogging phenomenon Man vs Baby is back with the latest instalment in his (and his son Charlie’s) journey through the chaos and comedy of parenting…

Lifestyle and entertainment hits

Last Christmas by Emma Thompson and Greg Wise

A beautiful, funny and soulful collection of personal essays about the meaning of Christmas, written by a unique plethora of voices from the boulevards of Hollywood to the soup kitchens of Covent Garden. Featuring the writing of Emma Thompson, Meryl Streep, Olivia Coleman, Caitlin Moran, Richard Ayoade and Bill Bailey, plus many more.

Finding My Voice by Nadiya Hussain

In this wise, witty, open-hearted book, Nadiya Hussain lets us into her life and, for the first time, shares the memories and experiences that have shaped her into the woman and role model that she is today, alongside her personal recipes and the stories they tell.

Lady in Waiting by Lady Anne Glenconner

The remarkable life of the Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret who was also a Maid of Honour at the Queen’s Coronation – and is a character in The Crown this autumn. Anne Glenconner reveals the real events behind The Crown as well as her own life of drama, tragedy and courage, with the wonderful wit and extraordinary resilience which define her.

Last-minute stocking fillers

We Should All Be Mirandas by Chelsea Fairless and Lauren Garroni

With sharp, sardonic humor and nods to the series’ most iconic moments, We Should All Be Mirandas is the perfect gift for fashionistas, pop culture mavens, and every woman who has dared to eat cake out of the garbage.

The Secret Diary of Boris Johnson Aged 13 ¾ by Lucien Young

** STRICTLY UNOFFICIAL **

The newly discovered diary of Boris Alexander de Pfeffel Johnson, aged 13¼, provides a fascinating glimpse into how Boris, a lazy, bumptious and overweening child, comes to believe he should be Prime Minister. Along the way, we see him hone the techniques and persona that will one day hoodwink a nation.

The Scotland Yard Puzzle Book by Sinclair McKay

How can a man be in two places at once? How might a murder be committed when no one is seen entering or exiting the house? Can an entire crime be solved with just a suitcase of empty beer bottles?

Show off your brainteaser abilities and prove that you have what it takes to be a Scotland Yard detective!

…and a festive treat for you!

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary

Tiffy and Leon share a flat
Tiffy and Leon share a bed
Tiffy and Leon have never met…

‘Funny and winning… a Richard Curtis rom-com that also has its feet firmly planted in real life. A real treat’
Stylist

The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis

A young woman has gone missing from her home, Chester Grange, leaving no trace, save a large pool of blood in her bedroom and a slew of dark rumours about her marriage. A few miles away across the moors, the daughters of a humble parson, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë are horrified, yet intrigued.

The Carer by Deborah Moggach

From the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Tulip Fever, a deliciously funny, poignant and wry novel, full of surprising twists and turns.