For Mom: The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks
From the author that brought us such heartbreaking stories as The Notebook, Dear John and A Walk to Remember comes his latest tale, The Best of Me. Following the lives after senior year of two high school sweethearts from opposite sides of the tracks whose love seemed impenetrable, events tear them apart and send them off on different roads. 25 years later, the two reunite over the funeral of their mentor, and upon fulfilling his requests have to face the past and the passion that remains.
For Dad: Steve Jobs by Walter Issacson
Steve Jobs. Entrepreneur, creative genius: hot-button personality. Without question, this is a man who took the apple and turned it into gold. His roller-coaster life and passionate drive helped to revolutionize six different industries from Apple to Pixar—he's iUnforgettable.
For the BFF: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me (and Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling
Looking for a read for your BFF? Comedy writer, playwright, actress, and daughter of immigrant professionals, Mindy Kaling shares her childhood (timid, chubby and afraid of her own bike), what makes a great best friend (as someone who will fill prescriptions in the middle of the night) and other funny insights on Hollywood, romance, friendships and more.
For the Kids: Winnie the Pooh
This classic children's story (inspired by a Canadian brown bear) follows the adventures of Christopher Robin, his tubby stuffed bear, Winnie the Pooh and Piglet, Eeyore, Tigger and more, these sweet stories have lasted for generations. It's a great e-book to cozy up with on a cold winter' s night.
For the Teenager: The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
The best-selling teen trilogy (soon to be a film series starring Jennifer Lawrence) takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where every year, two children from 12 districts are chosen to partake in a reality show-meets-gladiator ring to battle each other to the death. When Katniss Everdeen enters the deadly games, she sets off a chain of events that leads to a rebellion beyond the arena. Don't be surprised if you get caught up in it, too.
For Grandma: The Christmas Wedding by James Patterson & Richard DiLallo
If Grandma loves the holidays (and reading), then this story celebrating the magic of the season might be just the ticket for her. It's Christmas, and widow Gaby Summerhill is getting married. The catch? She's keeping the groom a secret until the wedding day in the hopes that it might bring her four estranged children back home to reconnect. Only Gaby's wedding isn't the only surprise…
For Everyone: The Sony Reader
The Sony Reader Wi-Fi may just be the perfect gift for everyone on your list. It is lighter than most paperbacks and features an anti-glare touch screen. And just in time for the holidays, enter for your chance to win 1 of 2 Sony Readers (in luxurious red!).