Last Updated on November 11, 2023 by Randy Paes
Who doesn’t love escape games? Give the puzzler in your life the ultimate challenge with this escape room in a book. From the creator of Journal 29, comes a new escape in a room book. Set up like a real escape room, there is a story and theme along with an accompanying website. To escape this book, you will have to draw, fold, and cut pages.
Set in the distant future, Dune tells the story of Paul Atreides, who must travel to the most dangerous planet to protect his people. Written by Frank Herbert in 1965, this book influenced many of the great science fiction movies that came later. Herbert wrote five additional sequels and now you can read the complete collection with this boxed set.
Die hard Marvel fans are going to want to pick this up! Told over 2 volumes, the Making of the Marvel Cinematic Universe chronicles how Marvel Studios created the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It covers everything from the first Iron Man to the Infinity Saga. The authors had 4 years of unlimited access to the producers, writers, directors, and artists who brought the Marvel world to life. For the first time, you can go behind the scenes behind all the epic movies.
With interesting characters, romance, and a dark universe, Shadow Bone is a cross between Harry Potter, Hunger Games, and Game of Thrones. The story revolves around a divided kingdom that is sandwiched between a magical darkness called the Shadow Fold. Will our hero Alina Starkov be able to end the darkness?
There is no better fantasy than the Lord of the Rings. With a Lord of the Rings TV series coming, you may want to catch up on the Lord Of the Rings legacy with this boxed set. When the hobbit, Frodo, is given the task of carrying a magical ring to Mount Doom, he will take readers on an unforgettable journey through Middle Earth.
Do you love mysteries where you keep guessing to the very end? Then you have to read “The Inheritance Games” by Jennifer Barnes. The story centers around Avery Grambs who inherits a dead man’s fortune. Soon she will be forced into living in a mansion full of puzzles and secret passages. As she tries to untangle the mystery, the reader is pulled right along.
With unexpected twists and turns, A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder will keep you guessing. Five years ago, Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh, her boyfriend. That’s what everyone believed but is it really true? The story centers around Pippa who decides to take a closer look at the closed case for her senior project. Soon she will dig up secrets that were supposed to be buried, putting her life in danger.
Who is ready to return the Ready Player series? The sequel is coming out and we don’t want to spoil it. The sequel will pick up right after the events of the first book. We have so many questions? What new quests will Wade go on? Is the entire cast of characters coming back? Will there be a movie? We can’t wait to enter into this virtual reality world again.
The original Hunger Games novels sold more than 100 million copies. The books were made into movies. Hunger Games fans’ the wait is finally over. Set 64 years before the Hunger Games, a prequel is coming out which focuses on 18 year old Coriolanus Snow.
Take a bleak setting, interesting characters, some teen romance and you get the Hunger Games Trilogy. The trilogy is filled with so much of action, danger, and intrigue that you just want to keep turning the pages. Most of us can relate to Katniss. Throughout the book trilogy, as Katniss battles to survive the Hunger Games, you will feel everything she is feeling.
When 13 year old Brian Robeson’s plane crashes, he is the only survivor. All alone, he only has his clothing and a hatchet, which his mother had given him as a gift. Brian will have to learn to survive to find food and shelter. It’s a journey of discovery that nobody will want to miss.
Throughout her life, Sadie Robertson made it her mission to inspire people. She often writes about the problems the she is going through because other people can relate to her. Through the followings of Jesus, she encourages teen girls to reach their life’s purpose. There’s a lot of uncertainty right now, but Sadie reminds us there is always hope in life if we truly live.
If you love One of Us Is Lying, the thrilling sequel is here. The book takes place one year after the events of the first book. The time the game of Truth or Dare turns deadly. There are plenty of plot twists along the way in this thriller.
It’s not easy being a teen girl. This “survival guide” for teen girls is built around 10 key problems from friendship to social media. Unlike other self help books, this isn’t a passive experience. It’s interactive and there are fun quizzes and activities at the end of each chapter. The book has a valuable lesson: sometimes it’s more important about what you “bring to the party” than changing yourself to fit in.
Chicken Soup for the Soul is a line of inspirational books. This edition is geared toward teens. You won’t find any adults preaching life lessons in this book. Instead, it’s a collection of 101 inspirational stories written by teens that deal with love, relationships, family, and tough times. It will make you laugh, cry, and most importantly grow.
Have you ever wondered what college is really like? The Naked Roommate is a wonderful book for those entering college. You will learn everything you need to know about college from dating to the party scene. You will meet the different types of roommates, including the naked roommate. Every teenager ready for college needs a copy of this book, but be warned there is stuff you might not want to know about.
Back in 2005, the Twilight books were popular among teen girls. Surprise, Twilight is back! Stephenie Meyer is releasing the fifth Twilight novel, Midnight Sun. Meyer may have actually started writing the book back in 2008. Unlike the previous novels, this time the story is told through the eyes of Edward Cullen. It’s a different time so it will be interesting to see if the vampire saga resonates with today’s audience.
Twilight was released around 15 years ago. The series revolves around Bella Swan who crosses paths with Edward. The only problem? He’s a vampire. It’s sinful, romantic, and cheesy all at the same time. It’s one of those series that you will really get into or slam shut. Now you can catch up on the Twilight saga with this limited edition White Collection box.
Now you can experience the world of Harry Potter is a entirely new way through this illustrated version. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger, The Tales Of Beedle the Bard is part of the illustrated series. The illustrations really bring the five tales to life in ways that were never possible before.
A classic tale about prejudice and injustice, The Outsiders is one of the most popular books for teens. It tells the story of Ponyboy and his gang. He believes that there are two types of people in this world greasers and soc. A soc is somebody who is social while a greaser is an outsider. His whole worldview changes when somebody is murdered by his friend.
Since 1955, the Guinness Book of World Records has been filled with record breaking facts. It’s always fun to look forward to each new edition of the book every year. Did you know that the longest pair of fingernails in the world measured over 18 feet? It took Ayanna Williams 23 years to grow her nails that long. The latest book contains over 300 new records just like this.
Rupi Kaur has taken over the world with her raw poetry about her life experiences. Many of her deeply moving poems are all over Instagram. Every page is filled with illustrations and deep poetry that gives you the feels. Parents should know that some of the poems deal with rape, sex, and violence against women. While it is powerful, it’s not a book for everybody.
Who doesn’t love murder mysteries? In One Of Us Is Lying, five students are in detention. When detention ends, one student is dead. The other four students become suspects and all of them claim that they are innocent, but somebody is lying. Filed with mystery, compelling characters, and intrigue, One Of Us is Lying is a hard book to put down when the plot begins to unravel.
Because of the relatable characters, it is worth owning every book in the Harry Potter series. If you have only watched the movies, do yourself a favor and read the books. It’s so easy to get lost in this world filled with wizardry and magic.
Does he love Gods, monsters, and Greek mythology? He is going to love reading through this beautiful boxed set with five books in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. It’s sort of like Harry Potter with Greek Gods. This is where the Percy Jackson series all started. Percy Jackson might seem like a regular kid, but he soon finds out that he is a half Greek God.
My Hero Academia is the most popular anime book right now. If you don’t understand the hype behind My Hero Academia, you have to read the first book. Chances are that you will become hooked like everybody else. It’s not just another tired superhero story. Izuku Midoriya may be one of our favorite protagonists ever. He is just a regular kid that becomes a powerful superhero when he gains he power from another hero and has to go through intense training to hone in his powers.
Here’s is a simple and comprehensive guide to the world of Chakras. Chakras are portals that link the physical and spiritual worlds. By practicers, it is believed that there are seven chakras in the human body that must remain in balance for healing to take place. The book goes through each of the chakras and shows you how to balance each one with mediation, yoga, essential oils, and crystals.
Inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movement, The Hate U Give is one of the most powerful and moving books. It tells the story of an unarmed black teenage boy who is killed by a police officer. The main character in the book is the only witness to the fatal shooting. While there are mature subjects touched upon like drug use, profanity, and sexual situations, this book is raw, painful, and powerful.
Who wouldn’t want to become a fortune teller? Tarot cards are extremely trendy right now. Tarot cards are a great tool to interpret life. You can use them to make decisions and see into the future. This lovely boxed set not only comes with the gorgeous tarot cards, it comes with a booklet that explains the cards and acts as a guidebook for beginners.
Set in Nazi Germany, The Book Thief has become a classic. Telling the story from a different perspective, Death narrates this tale about 10 year old Liesel Meminger, who becomes a foster child. She’ll soon learn how to read and eventually become a book thief. She steals books that the Nazis want to destroy. It’s a wonderful story that describes the horrors the Jews went through during that time period.
There are plenty of dystopian novels, but Ready Player One is perfect for anybody who loves video games and cyberpunk stories. Mixing video game culture with 80s culture, it’s a geek’s dream come true. The story takes place in the year 2044. There is a global energy crisis. The main character, a teenager named Wade, is on a high stakes quest to find the OASIS, which is said to give anybody who finds it wealth and power.
Setup like a reality show, Selection is like a futuristic dating show meets Cinderella. Thirty five girls between 16 and 20 enter a contest to marry a Prince on a reality TV show. Friendship, loyalty, and bravery are central themes to the series. There are a few bad words and while none of the characters go all the way romantically, they stop just short of it. While there is a lot of intimacy depicted, including the main characters caressing with each other with their clothes on, it’s nothing more than you wouldn’t see in a PG-13 movie. It’s sort of like Hunger Games with a lot of more romance.
The Divergent series is great for girls who enjoy sci fi stories set in the future. The series and story of Tris is just as addictive as the Hunger Games. Teen girls will love that the heroes of the story are teenagers that they can relate to. If they love the movie, the books are much better with greater detail. There is something always happening that you just want to keep reading.
Containing the entire trilogy of the Maze Runner series, this set is the perfect gift for Hunger Games and Divergent fans. The story is set in a post apocalyptic world with constant action. With related characters, the Sci Fi action keeps you on the edge of your seat that it is impossible to put down.
Don’t get a cheesy graduation card! A copy of the Dr. Seuss classic ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go’ is a popular graduation gift that welcomes high school graduates into adult life. If you could get her teachers to write something about her inside, it would be the best graduation gift ever.