Amanda (sayonaraophelia) wrote in bookish,

Help with a Christmas Gift

I bought a bunch of stuff for my best friend, because I can't help but spoil her but what I really wanted to get her was a book. I wanted to get her something she hadn't directly asked for, and possibly something that she hadn't even heard of.

Anyway, I thought I could list some books she has read recently and liked, and you guys could give me a few suggestions for her?

The Tattooed Map by Barbara Hodgson (she raves about it constantly)
East by Edith Pattou
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

I can't remember anymore right off the top of my head. Anyone got anything?

While I am posting, anyone read Absinthe by Christopher Bataille and Richard Howard? I recently acquired a copy for five dollars, and the cashier at our local used book store was very enthusiastic. I haven't started it yet, but he has me very excited! Any thoughts on it?

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