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See below for a selection of the latest books from Gift books category. Presented with a red border are the Gift books books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Gift books books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Faces Profiles of Dogs

Faces Profiles of Dogs

Author: Vita Sackville-West, Laelia Goehr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2019

The Happiness Journal Tips and Exercises to Help You Find Joy in Every Day

The Happiness Journal Tips and Exercises to Help You Find Joy in Every Day

Author: Anna Barnes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Happiness is a journey, and even the best explorers sometimes need a guide along the way Filled with uplifting quotes, positive statements and helpful tips and exercises, this journal encourages you to record and reflect upon your most joyful moments and experiences. Guiding you through all aspects of your life, this book will help you to discover true happiness every day.

The Mermaid Craft Book Magical Makes for Your Inner Mermaid

The Mermaid Craft Book Magical Makes for Your Inner Mermaid

Author: Marianne Thompson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Make a splash with this mer-mazing craft book! Add a little mermaid magic to your underwater wardrobe with some seashell earrings or fish-tail flares, make your hair and nails sparkle like the ocean with our beguiling beauty tips, and embellish your deep-sea palace with a raindrop moon lantern and ocean-ripple cushions. Whether you are a crafting beginner or have been making for many moons, there is something for everyone who longs to let their inner mermaid swim free! #mermaidlife

The Calm Journal Tips and Exercises to Help You Relax and Recentre

The Calm Journal Tips and Exercises to Help You Relax and Recentre

Author: Anna Barnes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2019

Finding calm is a journey, and even the best explorers sometimes need a guide along the way Filled with calming quotes, centring statements and soothing tips and exercises, this journal encourages you to record and reflect upon your most serene moments and experiences. Guiding you through different aspects of your life, this book will help you find daily moments of calm, allowing you to take charge of your own well-being.

You Make Me... The Perfect Romantic Gift to Say I Love You To Your Partner

You Make Me... The Perfect Romantic Gift to Say I Love You To Your Partner

Author: Summersdale Publishers Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/11/2019

You make me complete There's nobody quite like your special someone, so say it with this little book! Filled with a collection of heartfelt words to describe the many things, big and small, that you love about your partner, it's the perfect way to tell them just how much they mean to you.

Hundred: What You Learn in a Lifetime

Hundred: What You Learn in a Lifetime

Author: Heike Faller, Valerio Vidali Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

5: You learn that boys and girls fall in love. Incredible! 13: When will your parents learn? Not in front of your friends. 36: A dream came true, but it feels different than you thought. 45: Do you like yourself as you are? 75: You learn to unlearn things. Can you still do a somersault? 86: Everything can be different in every moment. How does our perception of the world change in the course of a lifetime? When Heike Faller's niece was born she began to wonder what we learn in life, and how we can talk about what we have learnt with those we love. And so she began to ask everyone she met, what did you learn in life? Out of the answers of children's writers and refugees, teenagers and artists, mothers and friends, came 99 lessons: that those who have had a difficult time appreciate the good moments more. That those who have had it easy find it harder getting old. That a lot of getting old is about accepting boundaries. And of course, as one 94 year old said to her, 'sometimes I feel like that little girl I once was, and I wonder if I have learned anything at all.' A bestseller in Germany, HUNDRED is a book given by children to grandparents and the other way around, for christenings and Mother's days, significant birthdays and times of celebration. With every age beautifully illustrated by Valerio Vidali, Hundred cannot simply be read because, like life itself, it must be experienced.

A Dictionary of Interesting and Important Dogs

A Dictionary of Interesting and Important Dogs

Author: Peter J. Conradi Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/11/2019

Tin Tin's Snowy, Odysseus's Argos, Darwin's Polly, Mary Queen of Scot's 22 lap-dogs, Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Flush, Barack and Michelle's Bo and Sunny... Behind every great man or woman is a dog. A Dictionary of Interesting and Important Dogs is a rich compendium of the world's most significant and beloved dogs. Embracing the intriguing and the provocative, the essential and the trivial, Peter Conradi forays into history, literature, personal anecdotes and Chinese dog recipes to unearth a treasure trove of canine characters. Discover the stories behind the four dogs who travelled First-Class on the Titanic and how they survived; the 100 references to dogs in Alexander Pope's oeuvre; Edinburgh's Greyfriars Bobby who stayed by his master's grave for 14 years; and the 1100 dog names that Edward Duke of York considered appropriate for hunting dogs in the 15th century. A Dictionary of Interesting and Important Dogs is a wonderful and witty homage to man's most faithful friend.

The Little Book of Friendship

The Little Book of Friendship

Author: Tiddy Rowan Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

100 years ago most people lived in small communities where they knew and were known by almost everyone. Their circle of friends encompassed family, a few neighbours and people they worked with who they saw on an almost daily basis. Friendships were conducted by letter, often with people who lived far away and were hardly ever seen in person. Nothing could be more different from our modern world. Nowadays people are often judged by the number of 'friends' they have on social media, and we're all in touch in an instant with people all over the globe. But as families contract and more people live on their own, and even within relationships we lead more independent lives; and though our circles of acquaintances may have widened extraordinarily, our real friends matter more than ever. Friendships can bring laughter and joy, stimulation and support, comfort and solace, but like all relationships they need to be nurtured to grow and survive. Dispelling the notion that more is better, maybe it's time to re-assess what makes a true friend, and what can be done to improve the important friendships we have and be selective in choosing new ones. Like the others in this series this is a book to offer help and advice, packed with apposite quotes and practical tips. The nuances of friendship can be hard to grasp, to be a good friend is a skill to be learned, so this book itself can be a friend to turn to.

Naughty or Nice It Knows If You've Been Bad or Good

Naughty or Nice It Knows If You've Been Bad or Good

Author: Cider Mill Press Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

Loves Me, Loves Me Not Discover Your Romantic Future

Loves Me, Loves Me Not Discover Your Romantic Future

Author: Cider Mill Press Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

Grandpa's Memories for My Grandchild: A Journal and Keepsake

Grandpa's Memories for My Grandchild: A Journal and Keepsake

Author: ,Francesca Rossi Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/10/2019

From grandpa to his grandchild with love: this fill-in keepsake journal is perfect for passing on family history. Grandpa, what was your life like? This charmingly illustrated book will help grandchildren better know and understand their grandfather. On every page, grandpa can collect and write down his thoughts, stories, experiences, and cherished memories. In addition to space for filling in the family tree and posting photos, questions throughout prompt him to discuss his childhood, wedding, honeymoon, birth of his children, and other precious moments. When the book is complete, it will be a record of the past the future generations will treasure forever.

Our Story A Family Keepsake Journal

Our Story A Family Keepsake Journal

Author: Morrow Gift Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Our Story is a highly designed guided journal meant for entire families to fill out together. With superlative prompts, ( Who has the most persuasive arguments? ), prompts about the family history ( Where were you born? What city? What hospital? Was the moon full? ), and juicy secrets ( Who is your mortal enemy? ), this journal becomes a unique artifict when filled out, preserving not only the stories of your family but also the handwriting of its individual members. Whether you choose to fill out one prompt a year as a group, pass the journal around family gatherings, or mail it from household to household, the more people who contribute their stories and perspectives to the journal, the more precious it becomes. Each spread contains a single prompt with plenty of room to respond-so whether it's just a single family unit tackling the journal or an entire extended family, there is space for everyone to contribute. Our Story is both a fun activity and a gift to future generations who will cherish reading how their ancestors joked, loved, laughed, cried, and lived.