15 Trending Books That Will Make The Perfect Gift This Christmas

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The countdown to Christmas is most certainly on, and the pressure to get gifts sorted is also mounting. While bits and bobs are lovely gifts to receive, we’re here to remind you that sometimes, the greatest gift of all can be a book.

You’re giving someone the chance to sit down, unwind, and get lost in a reality that’s different from their own – that’s something a shower set can’t do. But, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to buying a book for someone.

Whether they’re into, memoirs, mystery, or contemporary fiction, we’ve rounded up 15 of the best books 2021 has to offer – sure to earn you the title of ‘best gift-giver of the year’.

1. Animal – by Lisa Taddeo

Animal: The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the author of Three Women: Amazon.co.uk: Taddeo, Lisa: 9781526636737: Books

2. Aisling and the City – by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen

Aisling And The City

3. The Other Black Girl – by Zakiya Dalila Harris

Amazon.com: The Other Black Girl: A Novel: 9781982160135: Harris, Zakiya Dalila: Books

4. You Have A Match – by Emma Lord

You Have a Match: Amazon.co.uk: Lord, Emma: 9781250813015: Books

4. Careless – by Kirsty Capes

Careless: The hottest fiction debut of 2021 and 'the literary equivalent of gold dust'!: Amazon.co.uk: Capes, Kirsty: 9781398700086: Books

6. Rememberings by Sinead O’Connor

Rememberings By O'connor Sinéad| Buy Now At Eason

7. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising: A Novel: Reid, Taylor Jenkins: 9780385692205: Books - Amazon .ca

8. Beautiful World, Where Are You – by Sally Rooney

Beautiful World Where Are You By Sally Rooney | Buy Now At Eason

8. The Echo Chamber – by John Boyne

The Echo Chamber: Amazon.co.uk: Boyne, John: 9781529176742: Books

9. The Beauty Of Living Twice – by Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone On New Memoir 'The Beauty Of Living Twice' : NPR

10. Luster – by Ravel Leilani

Luster : Leilani, Raven: Amazon.co.uk: Books

11. Girl A – by Abigail Dean

Girl A | Buy Now At Eason

12. The Guinness Girls, A Hint Of Scandal – by Emily Hourican

The Guinness Girls: A Hint of Scandal - Bookstation

13. Other Women – by Cathy Kelly

Other Women: The sparkling new page-turner about real, messy life that has readers gripped: Amazon.co.uk: Kelly, Cathy: 9781409179269: Books

14. Donal Skehan Everyday Cook

Everyday Cook: Vibrant Recipes, Simple Methods, Delicious Dishes: Amazon.co.uk: Skehan, Donal: 9781529368925: Books

15. A State Of Emergency – by Richard Chambers

A State of Emergency - Bookstation