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Attention, writers and bookworms! It turns out February 14th is about more than just chocolates, roses, and romance. Valentine’s Day is also International Book Giving Day!

Run by volunteers, International Book Giving Day encourages children’s access to and enthusiasm for books.

But here at Writer’s Relief, we think a book would be a great Valentine’s Day gift idea for your favorite bibliophile—or even for yourself and your book-loving friends who are celebrating Galentine’s Day on February 13!

We asked some of our favorite avid readers to tell us the best book they’ve ever received as a gift. (Feel free to steal some of these ideas and give them as gifts or add them to your own TBR list!)

Here Are Some Books That Make Great Gifts:

 

Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

 

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

 

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

 

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

 

Bluets by Maggie Nelson

 

Sheep in a Jeep by Nancy E. Shaw

 

Glowing Enigmas by Nelly Sachs

 

Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

 

Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dicks

 

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

 

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls

 

I Am Not Myself These Days by Josh Kilmer-Purcell

 

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

 

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat by Oliver Sacks

 

 

Question: What is the best book you have ever been given? What was your favorite book as a child?

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