Our 2015 Gift Ideas

We've selected this smattering of our goods ranging in price from a mere $1.49 to $700 to inspire all your holiday shopping, be it for book lovers, vinyl enthusiasts, choosy readers or coloring book aficionados. And we've arranged them by price, so all you big spenders can skip right to the bottom. Of course, there are thousands more options where these come from in our store, but this list should get the wheels turning.

 

 

 

$1.49
SKU: S0000

 

The _____ (adjective) word game for long _____ (noun) trips.


$0.00
SKU: 60362845877735004898
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Minimum: $5.00
Maximum: $200.00

 

A Green Apple gift card: the perfect present for those who love to browse for themselves. Choose your denomination, from $1 and up.


Animal Journals: Cats Cover Image
By Various
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ISBN: 9781616894139
Availability: Not Available to Order. Call or email for used stock availability.
Published: Princeton Architectural Press - September 2015

 

For cat--and dog--lovers.


Strictly No Elephants Cover Image
By Lisa Mantchev, Taeeun Yoo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481416474
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 27th, 2015

 

For all of Ashley's kids and YA picks, see his annual one sentence book recommendation list!


This Bridge Will Not Be Gray Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Tucker Nichols (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781940450476
Availability: Not Available to Order. Call or email for used stock availability.
Published: McSweeney's - November 10th, 2015

 

Here's the story of the Golden Gate Bridge as only Dave Eggers could tell it.


Yes Please Vinyl Edition + MP3 Cover Image
By Amy Poehler, Amy Poehler (Read by), Carol Burnett (Read by), Mike Schur (Read by), Kathleen Turner (Read by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062435361
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: HarperAudio - November 24th, 2015

 

Amy Poehler and friends read from her bestselling memoir. On pink vinyl!


Penguin Science Fiction Postcards: 100 Book Covers in One Box Cover Image
By Various
$25.00
ISBN: 9780143128649
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

 

Impress your sci-fi loving friends with these vintage postcards.


Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations Cover Image
By Susanna Hislop, Hannah Waldron (Illustrator)
$33.00
ISBN: 9780143128137
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Penguin Books - November 3rd, 2015

 

A delightful compendium of astronomical lore, for skygazers of all ages.


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The Mad Feast: An Ecstatic Tour Through America's Food Cover Image
$38.50
ISBN: 9781631490736
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - November 9th, 2015

 

Our buddy Matthew Gavin Frank takes readers on a wild, wacky, and wonderful tour of food as only Americans could conceive of it in this fun book of essays.


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter, Book 1): The Illustrated Edition Cover Image
By J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (Illustrator)
$39.99
ISBN: 9780545790352
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 6th, 2015

 

Harry Potter, now illustrated!


Bob Dylan All the Songs: The Story Behind Every Track Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781579129859
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 27th, 2015

 

Not just some of the songs. ALL OF THE SONGS.


The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9780393081084
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 21st, 2015

 

For Pete's cookbook picks, visit our recommendations page.


Vermeer. the Complete Works Cover Image
$150.00
ISBN: 9783836536417
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships 1-10 business days from warehouse. ETA will be updated with email order confirmation.
Published: Taschen - December 5th, 2015

 

A very big book of Vermeer.