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The holiday season is in full swing. Have you started shopping yet? From books and magazines to toys and games, you’ll find everything on your holiday shopping list from Books-A-Million’s Share the Magic Gift Guide.
Top Books of 2018
Give the gift of reading this holiday season with one of these top books of 2018 from Books-A-Million.
Iconic, compelling, warm and wise, former First Lady Michelle Obama takes you on an inspiring journey in her memoir, “Becoming”. From the Chicago’s South Side to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Mrs. Obama details the demands of balancing motherhood, an executive career and two terms as First Lady of the United States.
Girl, Wash Your Face
With her dry wit and hard-earned wisdom, popular online personality and founder of The ChicSite.com, Rachel Hollis is turning heads this holiday season. With her book, “Girl, Wash Your Face,” Hollis encourages other women to live with passion and hustle and to awaken their slumbering goals.
All in Good Taste
Cook Like a Pro: Recipes and Tips for Home Cooks
Ina Garden—the Barefoot Contessa—is one of America’s most trusted and beloved cookbook authors. With simple and irresistible recipes, whoever receives this book will cook like a pro.
Whiskey in a Teacup
Pull out the teacups and break out the whiskey! Reese Witherspoon’s newest release—”Whiskey in a Teacup”—is so good it’s hard to put down! The book takes readers into Reese’s world of Southern style, parties and tradition. She even reveals her secret to delicious fried chicken and the unique hot-roller technique she uses to style her hair.
Fun and Games
There’s no question about it, board games are a great way to have some fun and laughs. Here are some that will make perfect gifts this holiday season.
Harry Potter Clue Board Game
Harry Potter and the game of Clue. Now that’s a combination that is guaranteed to be fun! This special edition Harry Potter Clue Board Game includes some unique elements, like rotating wheels that change aspects of the game mid-play. So be sure to watch out for those secret passages and moving staircases!
The Floor is Lava Interactive Board Game
When you were a kid, did you ever pretend the floor of your home was made of hot lava and you had to jump all over the furniture to stay off the “dangerous” floor? Well now this game of imagination is taken to a whole new level with The Floor is Lava interactive board game.
During the game, players must imagine the floor is molten hot lava while spinning for their color and jumping along foam game pieces in order to reach safety. Not only will kids find this game fun, but so will the whole family!
Monopoly Cheaters Edition
Feeling a little naughty this holiday season? Then let loose your inner cheater and break the rules in this Monopoly Cheaters Edition game. Only cheaters are rewarded in this game, so make sure you don’t let your rule-abiding conscience slip out!
Year after year, LEGOs continue to be one of the most popular holiday gifts. It’s just so hard to resist all those colors and building possibilities! This gift-giving season, give the gift of LEGO with these must-have sets:
LEGO – Hogwarts Great Hall 75954
This Harry Potter LEGO set is one of the top holiday toys for 2018—and with good reason. It combines the love of LEGO with the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
- Gather for a feast in the Great Hall and the sorting ceremony.
- Draw wands for a duel with Draco Malfoy.
- Climb the moving stairs to explore the Grand Staircase tower
- And more!
Set includes 878 pieces for hours of building entertainment. Recommended for ages 9-14.
Harry Potter’s Wizarding World
If you’re seeking gifts for the Harry Potter fan in your life, Books-A-Million has a mighty list of must-have items to choose from.
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
Light up the face of any Harry Potter fan with A History of Magic. It features an extraordinary treasure trove of magical artifacts, original drafts and drawings from the one and only J.K. Rowling.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
In this second original screenplay by J.K. Rowling, you’ll uncover all of the events that helped shape the wizarding world of Harry Potter. Readers will follow Newt Scamander as he tries to stop the powerful dark wizard Gellert Grindewald, who has escaped from custody and is on a mission to raise pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beliefs. Will Scamander help stop Grindewald before it’s too late?
This time of year, everyone needs a bit of relaxing. Spoil the one you love with Books-A-Million’s coziest gifts:
Aromatherapy Essential Oils Gift Set
Give the gift of aromatherapy this Christmas with these essential oil basics—lavender, orange and peppermint. Aromatherapy Essential Oils are used for a wide variety of reasons.
Fuzzy Marled Socks
Baby it’s cold outside! This holiday season, warm everyone’s toes to some these Fuzzy Marled Socks from Books-A-Million.
What Kids Want
What do kids want this Christmas? Books-A-Million’s got the list of all the must-haves. Here are some to consider:
L.O.L. Surprise Pearl
If there’s one thing every kid loves, it’s surprises. So what could be a better gift this season than a L.O.L. Surprise! Pearl Surprise?
Each Pearl Surprise comes in a glitter purse that features:
- 6 Small Accessories
- 1 Seashell Rainbow Fizz
- 1 Seashell Display for Dolls
- 1 Exclusive Tot
- 1 Exclusive little sister
Poopsie Surprise Unicorn
Everything about unicorns is magical. Even their… erm… poop. At least with this entertaining toy found at Books-A-Million.
The Poopsie Surprise Unicorn features a surprise unicorn toy. Each time you feed her, simply place her on her glittery potty. What’s left behind? Surprise, collectible unicorn poop!
Each Poopsie Surprise Unicorn includes:
- 1 Mystery unicorn
- 4 Unicorn food powders
- 1 Unicorn sparkle
- 1 Exclusive bottle
- 1 Exclusive poop pet character keychain
- 1 Unicorn outfit
- 1 Spoon
- 1 Hair crush
- 1 Cleaning tool
- 1 Measuring cup
For ages 5+.
Hatchimals have been around for a few years now, but they are still as popular as ever. New this year is Season 4 Hatchimals CollEGGtibles—and they offer something new and totally exciting. Not only are there 80 all-new characters to discover, but they all shine bright when placed on a light. Each new Hatchimals also comes with a glitter-flecked nest. How fun!
They’re cute and sweet and they can fit on your finger. Yep, I’m talking about the latest craze in kids’ interactive toys—Fingerlings. From baby dragons and unicorns to monkeys and dinosaurs, there’s a menagerie of Fingerlings to choose from, and each one is cuter than the last!
Ready-to-Wrap Boxed Sets
For die-hard fans of games, movies and TV series, what could be better than a ready-to-wrap boxed set?
Minecraft Guide Collection
Looking for the ultimate gift for a Minecraft superfan? You’ve come to the right place! The Minecraft Guide Collection is a box set that features definitive guides to four different aspects of the Minecraft game. It’s also packed with all sorts of insider info and tips that will make any Minecraft fan say “Wow!”
A Game of Thrones Leather-Clothed Box Set
How can you excite the Game of Thrones fan in your life? With A Game of Thrones Leather-Clothed Box Set. This gorgeous boxed set is the ultimate collectors’ item for fans of the epic fantasy series and features conveniently sized, hand-holdable leather-cloth-bound editions of the first five novels.
The set includes:
- A Game of Thrones
- A Clash of Kings
- A Storm of Swords
- A Few for Crows
- A Dance with Dragons
Is your mantle decked out with Christmas stockings? As fun and pretty as they are, the question is—what will you fill them with? Make shopping for those stocking stuffers easy this year with these great finds:
World’s Smallest Helicopter
Have you ever wanted to fly a helicopter? How about the world’s smallest with this mini-function remote-control helicopter? This four-direction copter can fly up, down, left and right via remote control. It also features dual programmable channels so two people can fly their copters in the same room at one time.
Remember Twister? The game of body stretching and awkward positions? Now it’s in mini size—and it’s for your fingers.
This nostalgic game comes with:
- Mini Twister mat
- Mini tube socks (for your fingers)
- Mini book with history, trivia and rules
Books-A-Million Gift Cards
Can’t decide which gifts to buy? Make shopping easy this holiday season and opt for gift cards to Books-A-Million. Trust me, they make perfect stocking stuffers!
Shop and Share the Magic
To discover even more great holiday gifts, shop and share the magic with Books-A-Million’s Gift Guide.