Everyone has a book lover in their lives — that person who always tosses a couple of paperbacks in their bag, relishes in filling yet another shelf in their home with their favorite reads, and who you can always count on for a recommendation on what to bring home from the library. So when the holidays roll around, treating a bibliophile to their favorite thing — a book! — makes your gift shopping a piece of cake, right?
Not necessarily. With thousands of new titles published every year, it can be a challenge to find the perfect one to wow your favorite bookworm. No need to spend hours browsing, though — we’ve combed through the hottest books of the year to curate the ones that belong under the tree this season. Here are the titles from 2018 you should give to the book lovers on your “nice” list.