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The BEST Gift Ideas of 2016 (Everyone Is Getting a Book)

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Look, you *could* get everyone on your list pyramid shelves and a succulent this holiday season (our backup plan, tbh), but nothing says “I know and get you” like a well-chosen book.

The gift of a book also says, “You’re more than a hat rack” and “given the choice between a self-serious piece of booklover embroidery and an actual book, I chose the future of humanity. You’re welcome.”

But which books for which members of your unruly list? We put together this super guide to make it easy for you this holiday season.