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Gift Guides: Books for Dad

The holidays are rapidly approaching! To satisfy the toughest person on your list, we’ve compiled a list of books your dad will love to receive. From thrillers like Tom Clancy’s Full Force and Effect to gripping non-fiction like Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken, there’s something for every kind of dad. Be sure to check out these books on our site and add them to your bookshelf here!

Jack Ryan, Jr. is busy piecing together a series of seemingly unrelated events, while President Jack Ryan deals with a dictator who has nuclear ambitions.

For: Lovers of the Jack Ryan Series and thrill-seeking Dads.

Former President George W. Bush tells the story of another former President–his father, George H. W. Bush. From his time in World War II to being a political inspiration for his son, this book covers it all.

For: The dad who can’t wait for 2016 election coverage to begin.

From the author who gave readers a firsthand account of catching Osama bin Laden comes a new book describing important Navy SEAL missions that never made the headlines.

For:  War-enthusiasts and dads interested in all things military.

Life coach Tony Robbins has done extensive research and interviewed many industry notables to give advice about making and managing money.

For: The dad who made you save your allowance.

The third and final book in the Century Trilogy follows the stories of five intertwined families of American, German, Russian, English and Welsh decent between 1960 and 1980.

For: The dad who likes to use the phrase “back in my day”, or anyone interested in that time period.

The Innovators is essentially a history of the people behind the digital revolution, which includes the computer and The Internet.

For: The techy dad who rolls his eyes every time you get the spinning rainbow wheel of death.

This book follows the amazing story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete-turned-World-War-II-airman, and his story of survival after his Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean.

For: The dad who loves an epic survival story.  

John Puller is back and hired to find his brother after he escapes from prison. Follow Puller as he discovers clues and questions whether his brother actually committed treason or if he was framed.

For: Fans of the John Puller Series and the dad who loves a good thrilling chase/sibling problems combo.

Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast returns and the book begins with one of his enemies being found dead on his doorstep. In true Preston and Child form, Pendergast is forced to solve this mystery with next to nothing to go on. 

For: Dads who love a good murder-mystery and are occasionally caught watching Law and Order.

Comedian Jim Gaffigan gives his hilarious “culinary” thoughts like why he believes coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water.

For: The dad who likes to make “jokes” in front of your friends.

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