The Greatest Gift Books

A Listmania! list by WhoDat MeDat "megs" (Oklahoma City, OK USA)
The list author says: "Here's a few books that make great gifts for various occasions!"
Scary Stories Boxed Set
1.  Scary Stories Boxed Set by Alvin Schwartz
The list author says:
  "Buying for a youngster that doesn't scare easy? Then this is a perfect choice. Loads of stories they'll never forget. Great for ages 5-12 (though I still enjoy them at 25)."
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The Road Less Traveled, Timeless Edition: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth
2.  The Road Less Traveled, Timeless Edition: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth by M. Scott Peck
The list author says:
  "The life changing book everyone should read. Great for all ages, although it makes a great wake up call for teenagers."
$8.46   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (730 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Secret Me: A Questionnaire Journal
3.  The Secret Me: A Questionnaire Journal by Shane Windham
The list author says:
  "This is an amazing activity book for adults. Have a friend that's always complained about being too lazy to keep a diary? Or one that just loves filling out surveys online? Maybe just a friend you'd like to know more about? Look no further."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (144 customer reviews)

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Is Christianity Good for the World?
4.  Is Christianity Good for the World? by Christopher Hitchens
The list author says:
  "Do you have someone in your life that loves to talk about their faith or lack thereof? This book is a back and forth debate between an atheist and a theist. And it's wonderful fun to read!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveler's Life List
5.  1,000 Places to See Before You Die: A Traveler's Life List by Patricia Schultz
The list author says:
  "This is for that person in your life who loves to travel. Or who is always talking about it at least."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (386 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Complete Guide to Mysterious Beings
6.  The Complete Guide to Mysterious Beings by John A. Keel
The list author says:
  "Do you have someone in your life that likes stories about aliens, bigfoot and so on? Then get them this. It never fails to entertain."
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury
7.  The Indispensable Calvin and Hobbes: A Calvin and Hobbes Treasury by Bill Watterson
The list author says:
  "This makes a great introduction to Calvin and Hobbes. I can't honestly only recommend this for the younger crowd either. It's great for all ages. Children will love these comics though and likely learn lots of new words and be happy about it!"
$12.77   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (245 customer reviews)

Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space
8.  Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space by Carl Sagan
The list author says:
  "The writing in this book is fantastic, even if it didn't have any of the amazing photography. It's perfect for anyone with even the slightest interest in space or science. Great for all ages."
$8.47   Used & New from: $3.77
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (206 customer reviews)

House of Leaves
9.  House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
The list author says:
  "It's difficult to explain what this book is. It's mystery, and romance, and mild science fiction all wrapped up in one beautiful package. This one's for the literature lover in your life."
$10.50   Used & New from: $4.70
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,056 customer reviews) | 18 customer discussions

Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century
10.  Visions: How Science Will Revolutionize the 21st Century by Michio Kaku
The list author says:
  "This book's about future-technology. Or what one physicist thinks it will be anyway. It's a great gift idea for that tech nerd you can't help but love."
$12.51   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (101 customer reviews)

Challenging Lateral Thinking Puzzles
11.  Challenging Lateral Thinking Puzzles by Paul Sloane
The list author says:
  "This book is packed full of crazy-challenging thinking puzzles. It will keep any semi-intelligent person busy for quite awhile!"
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3.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Can a Guy Get Pregnant?: Scientific Answers to Everyday (and Not-So-Everyday) Questions
12.  Can a Guy Get Pregnant?: Scientific Answers to Everyday (and Not-So-Everyday) Questions by Bill Sones
The list author says:
  "This book is all about answers to the strangest questions you could think to ask. It's almost impossible to put down once you pick it up."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2: More Amazing Clones of Famous Dishes from America's Favorite Restaurant Chains
13.  Top Secret Restaurant Recipes 2: More Amazing Clones of Famous Dishes from America's Favorite Restaurant Chains by Todd Wilbur
The list author says:
  "The first edition of this series is also excellent. I chose this one because it has more recipes for foods I'm familiar with. Know someone who loves to cook, but is always complaining about not knowing how to make certain dishes from your favorite restaurants? Then buy this."
$13.81   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (116 customer reviews)

The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition (Harry Potter)
14.  The Tales of Beedle the Bard, Standard Edition (Harry Potter) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "The Harry Potter series is amazing in and of itself. This collection of wizarding fairy tales is also on par with anything mother goose has to offer. A fun book for anyone who has children to read to."
$7.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (855 customer reviews) | 202 customer discussions

How to do just about anything
15.  How to do just about anything by Editors of Reader's Digest
The list author says:
  "Every teen should get a copy of this book before heading off to college. It'll save you lots of time and money!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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