#FeelGoodReads Holiday Edition! 5 Great Books to Gift This Holiday

We’ve partnered with APlus to put together our #FeelGoodReads for the holidays! Here are the five amazing books we’re super excited for this holiday. If you’re stuck for what to get your friends and family, look no further!



For the Binge Watcher: Stranger Things: Worlds Turned Upside Down: The Official Behind-the-Scenes Companion



Bring the world of Hawkins, Indiana to the Stranger Things super fan in your life with this official companion guide to the first two seasons. Holiday demogorgon not included.

At Bookstr, we’ve been taking turns cradling this amazing book. Its stunning presentation anc behind-the-scenes information and interviews, not to mention a sneak-peek at season 3 make this the perfect gift for the Stranger Thing in your life.

For The Activist: Read & Riot by Nadya Tolokonnikova

Tolokonnikova, a founding member of the feminist protest punk rock collective, shares her history and inspirations in this part-memoir, part guide to action.

Nadya Tolokonnikova, famously imprisoned for performing an anti-Putin song in a church, is one of the world’s leading radical activists, and this book is a must-have for anyone interested in activism, politics, feminism and changing the world.

For The Thrill Seeker: The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn


The Woman in the window


Anna Fox, the aforementioned woman, begins to question everything in her life when she accidentally finds herself at the center of a web of secrets.

This incredible thriller is a number one NYT bestseller, selling over 2 million copies. Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn has called it ‘Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing’ and Stephen King has said its ‘One of those rare books that really is unputdownable.’ Need we say more?

For The Artist: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo


Winner of this year’s National Book Award, The Poet X tells the story of a young Harlem poet finding her voice in a world that doesn’t always want to listen.

This gorgeous YA novel will thrill everyone, from teen readers to artists. Set in atmospheric New York, it’s an absolutely beautiful tribute to the power of speaking your truth!

For The Young Professional: Lose Well by Chris Gethard



Comedian Chris Gethard throws out the conventional definitions of success and failure and gives advice on how to dust yourself off and start again in this witty and inspiring book.

Lose Well is packed full of invaluable advice delivered with Gethard’s trademark wit. Gethard uses his own experiences of breakdowns and failures to inspire readers not to be afraid to get knocked down, and have the strength to get back up again.