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Last minute gift ideas for book lovers


With only six more shopping days until Christmas, you may find yourself scrambling to find the perfect gift for your loved ones.  If you feel that an Amazon Kindle or a Sony Reader is just a bit out of your price range this year, consider the old, soon-to-be-forgotten novel.  Below are a few good options for a last minute gift that your book lover may have not yet read.


Like the famous novel by Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, this rendition, by Seth Grahame-Smith also makes a social commentary on women's rights and a woman's role in society. . .while fighting a zombie uprising.  Journey along with Jane as she battles zombies and tries to ignore her attraction to Mr. Darcy.  A great read for anyone who loves Victorian literature with a twist of "ultraviolent zombie mayhem."


Vampires, Werewolves, and Swans, oh my!  Filled with adventure, forbidden love, and supernatural beings, the Twilight Saga by Stephanie Meyer continues to be a popular success among teens and adults.  After Bella Swan moves in with her father, she begins to realize that the Cullen siblings are hiding a surprising secret.  The Saga follows the teenage angst of Bella's attraction to Edward Cullen, a vampire, while best friends with Jacob Black, a werewolf, and the hard decisions she will ultimately have to make.


Just when you thought you knew the hidden side of everything, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner bring you SuperFreakonomics.  Continuing to challenge our outlook on the world around us, this book answers the questions you never knew you asked.  From learning the best way to catch a terrorist to why eating kangaroo can save the planet, you'll arm yourself with the knowledge to outwit even the most debatable person.


With the rise of Zombie films and zombie related literature, one can't help but wonder if a zombie uprising isn't in the near future.  Never fear, Max Brooks has come to the rescue.  Rest assured that in the event of a zombie horde, The Zombie Survival Guide will prepare you for any situation.  Offering you useful tips for choosing a weapon, how to defend yourself in any location, and what to expect when encountering a zombie for the first time.  Make sure that your family is ready for the attack this Christmas.


So, if you find yourself without a gift for that book lover this Christmas consider some of these bestselling options.  From Zombies to Vampires to Freakonomics, your family members may question your stability, but anyone who loves to read will love finding any of these books in their stocking Christmas morning.



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