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The Best Books for Secret Santa

Here at Midland Books, we want to help you make this Christmas your best one yet. We are more than happy to help recommend a book for a gift. One of the trickiest gifts to give at Christmas is for Secret Santa. Have you ever pulled a name and thought to yourself ‘what in the world am I going to get them?’. Well, we have got you sorted. Here is our quick guide to Secret Santa gifts; 

Old Ireland in Colour 2 by John Breslin & Sarah-Anne Buckley

Celebrating the rich and extensive history of Ireland, Old Ireland in Colour 2 is the much anticipated sequel to the sensational Old Ireland in Colour. Comprised of photos found deep within the archives of Irish history, this book restores pictures of Ireland’s past to full colour and full glory.

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Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

The most sought-after novel of the year, everyone and their mum is reading Sally Rooney’s latest novel. Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon are still young – but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they get together, they break apart. Are they standing in the last lighted room before the darkness, bearing witness to something? Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?

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Atomic Habits by James Clear

A nonfiction book that will hook readers who like their books to be based in reality. Transform your life with tiny changes in behaviour, starting now. People think that when you want to change your life, you need to think big.

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Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (Chiltern Edition)

A beautifully bound and covered hardback edition of the classic Jane Eyre. Join Jane as she endures a harsh and lonely life in a home with a cruel aunt and even crueler Lowood School. She takes a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall but finds love in her cynical employer, Rochester.

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Mary Berry Cooks Up A Feast by Mary Berry

This cookbook has everything you could possibly ever need to become a master in the kitchen. With the wisdom and guidance of Mary Berry, you will be a pro in no time. Containing over 160 recipes that would suit a dinner for one or a large group of party guests. 

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A Promised Land by Barack Obama

In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency-a time of dramatic transformation and turmoil. 

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Shop all of these amazing Secret Santa worthy books and so much more here at Midland Books

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