Books to Give 2018

‘Tis the season for gift guides! Every year, we publish an eclectic and diverse line of books here at BenBella. And 2018 was no exception. Because of that, we have a book that would make the perfect stocking stuffer for nearly everyone on your list. May we suggest…

For the cat lover

Homer and the Holiday Miracle

Homer, the world-renowned Blind Wonder Cat, and his owner, bestselling author Gwen Cooper, return with an ins-purr-ational tale filled with holiday cheer. Humorous and heartwarming, this book will leave any cat lover on your list filled with the true spirit of the season.

For the science nerd

Breakfast with Einstein

Popular science writer Chad Orzel illuminates the strange phenomena lurking just beneath the surface of our ordinary lives by digging into the surprisingly complicated physics involved in his (and anyone’s) morning routine.

Strange Survivors

Inside this funny, fascinating field guide to nature’s most colorful characters, biologist Oné R. Pagán takes us on a tour of the improbable, the ingenious, and the just plain bizarre ways that creatures fight for life.

When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11

Physicist Philip Moriarty uses principles of heavy metal music to explain concepts in quantum physics, explaining the mysteries of the universe’s inner workings via drum beats and feedback.

For the true crime fanatic

In the Name of the Children

Recommended by the New York Times Book Review, In the Name of the Children is FBI Agent Jeff Rinek’s deeply personal true crime account of what it’s like to work high-profile investigations and cases of victimized children. Written with award-winning journalist Marilee Strong.

The Menendez Murders

An exclusive, in-depth, never-before-told look at the Menendez case from a journalist who covered it from the beginning.

For the tired parent

Bare Minimum Parenting

Internet parenting humorist and bestselling author James Breakwell offers a tongue-in-cheek “how-to” guide offering to help parents strive for mediocrity.

For the beauty guru

Plant-Powered Beauty

More than 50 recipes to make your own plant-based skincare and beauty products, plant-based alternatives to mass-produced beauty products to maintain natural beauty and promote health and well-being.

For the news junkie

Dawn Prayer

Photographer Matt Schrier captured in Syria and imprisoned for seven months recounts his story and how he became the first American ever to escape Al Qaeda.

For the planner

My Shining Year – Life Workbook

Revamped and revitalized, the 2019 edition of this top-selling workbook will laser-focus you on exactly what you need to make your dreams come true.

For the home cook

The China Study Cookbook

The China Study Cookbook

The revised and expanded edition of this bestselling cookbook―now with more than 175 mouthwatering recipes and stunning all-new photography!

Back to the Cutting Board

Christina Pirello of the PBS series Christina Cooks returns with a new cookbook encouraging readers to stop stressing and rediscover the simple joys that food preparation offers.

Go Dairy Free

From Alisa Fleming, Go Dairy Free is your vital companion to understanding dairy, how it affects you, and how you can eliminate it from your life and improve your health—without feeling like you’re sacrificing a thing.

For any reader

The Molecule of More

A fascinating look at dopamine, and how it explains why winners cheat, why geniuses often suffer with mental illness, why nearly all diets fail, and why the brains of liberals and conservatives really are different.

As our special gift to you, we hope you enjoy 10% off any of these books using coupon code GIFT2018 at checkout.

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