I’m a pretty confident gift giver, but I’ve found books, sadly, hard to give.

Some people seem to buy everything so it’s hard to get that surprise and delight of gifts. Some people find books to be chief clutter contributors. And some people, honestly, just don’t love to read.

That said, when I know someone is a true book lover and I want to get them an out the park gift, I go to Juniper Books.  They do beautifully packaged versions of amazing books. Right now, I am dreaming about the We Write, We Rise collection that pays tribute to women across American and time who have put pen to paper.

The collection includes:

Maya Angelou
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Gather Together in My Name
Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas
The Heart of a Woman
All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes
A Song Flung Up to Heaven

We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to Live by Joan Didion

Patricia Highsmith
The Talented Mr. Ripley
Ripley Under Ground
Ripley’s Game

Maxine Hong Kingston
The Woman Warrior
China Men

Ursula K. Le Guin
Stories and Songs

Carson McCullers
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Reflections in a Golden Eye
The Ballad of the Sad Café
The Member of the Wedding
Clock Without Hands

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Eudora Welty
The Robber Bridegroom
Delta Wedding
The Ponder Heart
Losing Battles
The Optimist’s Daughter

You can see how the books are package and how they look on the shelf in the pix below.