Holiday Gift Guide for Adults

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Holiday Gift Guide
Happy Holidays from Books on the Square!  Wishing you health and happiness this holiday season.

Browse and shop our holiday gift guide for adults featuring stocking stuffers, gift books, cookbooks, and more!

Please Note: Any book that is a pre-order will be published no later than 12/7/2021.  Reserve your copy now so you won't miss out!

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Gift Books

Renegades: Born in the USA Cover Image
The Lord of the Rings Illustrated Edition Cover Image
The Beatles: Get Back Cover Image
The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present Cover Image
Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide (Atlas Obscura) Cover Image
The New York Times Book Review: 125 Years of Literary History Cover Image
World Travel: An Irreverent Guide Cover Image
The Secret to Superhuman Strength Cover Image
Murakami T: The T-Shirts I Love Cover Image
Music Is History Cover Image
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Carbon: One Atom's Odyssey Cover Image
Guinness World Records 2022 Cover Image


Bittman Bread: No-Knead Whole Grain Baking for Every Day Cover Image
Ottolenghi Test Kitchen: Shelf Love: Recipes to Unlock the Secrets of Your Pantry, Fridge, and Freezer: A Cookbook Cover Image
Lidia's a Pot, a Pan, and a Bowl: Simple Recipes for Perfect Meals: A Cookbook Cover Image
The Essential New York Times Cookbook: The Recipes of Record Cover Image
Baking with Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple Cover Image
The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes: [A Cookbook] Cover Image
The Weekday Vegetarians: 100 Recipes and a Real-Life Plan for Eating Less Meat: A Cookbook Cover Image
Lemon, Love & Olive Oil Cover Image


Wish You Were Here: A Novel Cover Image
The Sentence Cover Image
Beautiful World, Where Are You: A Novel Cover Image
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The Lincoln Highway: A Novel Cover Image
Harlem Shuffle: A Novel Cover Image
Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
Oh William!: A Novel Cover Image
Bewilderment: A Novel Cover Image
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Five Tuesdays in Winter Cover Image
The Magician: A Novel Cover Image
The Every Cover Image
The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel Cover Image
The Book of Magic: A Novel (The Practical Magic Series #4) Cover Image
The Women of Troy: A Novel Cover Image
Matrix: A Novel Cover Image
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Fight Night Cover Image
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Poison for Breakfast Cover Image
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Damnation Spring Cover Image
L.A. Weather: A Novel Cover Image
The Last Thing He Told Me: A Novel Cover Image

Mystery & Thrillers

Mercy (An Atlee Pine Thriller #4) Cover Image
Better Off Dead: A Jack Reacher Novel Cover Image
The Dark Hours (A Renée Ballard and Harry Bosch Novel #4) Cover Image
Never: A Novel Cover Image
The Madness of Crowds: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #17) Cover Image
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All the Devils Are Here: A Novel (Chief Inspector Gamache Novel #16) Cover Image
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The Man Who Died Twice: A Thursday Murder Club Mystery Cover Image
The Thursday Murder Club: A Novel (A Thursday Murder Club Mystery #1) Cover Image
Apples Never Fall Cover Image
April in Spain Cover Image
Snow Cover Image
State of Terror: A Novel Cover Image
The Judge's List: A Novel (The Whistler #2) Cover Image
A Line to Kill: A Novel (A Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery) Cover Image
The Cellist: A Novel (Gabriel Allon #21) Cover Image
Billy Summers Cover Image

Science Fiction & Fantasy

Termination Shock: A Novel Cover Image
The Last Graduate: A Novel (The Scholomance #2) Cover Image
Under the Whispering Door Cover Image
The House in the Cerulean Sea Cover Image
Piranesi Cover Image
Project Hail Mary: A Novel Cover Image
The Once and Future Witches Cover Image
The Ministry for the Future: A Novel Cover Image


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Call Us What We Carry: Poems Cover Image
The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
The Best American Poetry 2021 (The Best American Poetry series) Cover Image
A Little History of Poetry (Little Histories) Cover Image
Such Color: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope Cover Image
Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose Cover Image
Dearly: New Poems Cover Image

Current Events

Here She Is: The Complicated Reign of the Beauty Pageant in America Cover Image
Wildland: The Making of America's Fury Cover Image
Peril Cover Image
Say Their Names: How Black Lives Came to Matter in America Cover Image


The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story Cover Image
Our First Civil War: Patriots and Loyalists in the American Revolution Cover Image
Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution Cover Image
Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy Cover Image
Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II Cover Image
His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope Cover Image
War: How Conflict Shaped Us Cover Image
A Little History of the World (Little Histories) Cover Image

Science & Nature

Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider's Guide to the Future of Physics Cover Image
Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law Cover Image
Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters Cover Image
Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest Cover Image
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Fox and I: An Uncommon Friendship Cover Image
Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
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The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of the Whole Stupid World Cover Image
Sapiens: A Graphic History, Volume 2: The Pillars of Civilization Cover Image

Other Non-fiction Books

Atlas of the Heart: Mapping Meaningful Connection and the Language of Human Experience Cover Image
Led Zeppelin: The Biography Cover Image
A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020) Cover Image
The Best of Me Cover Image
The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction: 1948–1985 Cover Image
Hear Yourself: How to Find Peace in a Noisy World Cover Image
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image
The Baseball 100 Cover Image
Hip-Hop (And Other Things) Cover Image
The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have (20th Anniversary Edition) Cover Image
Why We Swim Cover Image
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Untamed Cover Image