Everyone is looking for the best, most creative gifts to give. We're also looking for gifts that don't break the bank, right?
Don’t forget books! Books make wonderful gifts for everyone, and gift pairings are even better. Our editorial and design teams got together and had a blast brainstorming fantastic gift pairings for everyone on your list. We’ve curated a bunch of really fun ideas for you.
- Our team is so excited to share fun ways to give books.
Buy a book and add on these items. Or, maybe you have other ideas that are an even better fit for your loved one. Have fun and get creative!
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Gifts For Everyone
Pair Devotions from the Beach with a personalized beach towel, or a sun hat, or flip flops.
Devotions from the Beach is a 100-day devotional perfect for anyone who loves the beach — and who doesn't? Each devotion includes Scripture and leads you to the heart of God while it reminds you of your favorite days at the seashore.
Pair Sure as the Sunrise with a cute coffee mug and coffee beans or grinds.
In Sure as the Sunrise: 100 Morning Meditations on God’s Mercy and Delight, Emily Ley reminds us that God's mercy, delight, and provision are as sure as the sunrise, and they're ready to greet you each morning with hope and joy. What a lovely and encouraging way to start the day with Jesus!
Gifts For Him
Pair Best Seat in the House by Jack Nicklaus II with a sleeve of golf balls and/or a golf polo.
Best Seat in the House: 18 Golden Lessons from a Father to His Son includes the lessons and insights Jack Nicklaus II learned from his father, "the Golden Bear". What's most important in life? Family.
Pair Catch a Better Life by Jimmy Houston with fishing lures and/or gift cards to sporting goods stores like Bass Pro Shop or REI.
Jimmy Houston's Catch a Better Life: Daily Devotions and Fishing Tips is the devotional for your fishing enthusiasts! Jimmy's devo includes spiritual insights and fishing tips for getting closer to Jesus and those elusive bass all year long.
Pair Soul Fuel by Bear Grylls with your man's favorite gift cards! Get creative! Maybe his favorite restaurant, or his favorite sporting goods store, or a gas card.
Soul Fuel: A Daily Devotional is by Bear Grylls, the daring outdoor enthusiast and survival celebrity. Bear wrote this devotional on his phone while out in the wilderness. He shares his faith in God, how to find peace in Him, and filling up on the Holy Spirit every day... even through risks and scary times.
Gifts for Her
Pair Joanna Gaines' new book, The Stories We Tell, with a journal, a pen, a cozy blanket or throw pillow, and a scented candle.
Joanna Gaines' book, The Stories We Tell: Every Piece of Your Story Matters is her most personal and intimate release yet. She shares revealing stories of shame, doubt, the bullying she suffered, and what the Lord did in her heart and life along the way. Joanna invites readers to understand that every piece of our stories matter.
Pair Lysa TerKeurst's Embraced with a lovely preserved flower bouquet, life flowers, a scented candle, or a comfy throw blanket.
Embraced: 100 Devotions to Know God Is Holding You Close by Lysa TerKeurst is one of my go-to gifts for friends and family. Lysa covers all kinds of typical issues for women and shares Scripture and prompts to help you pray and even pull out your journal and spend more time with Jesus.
Pair books on home design and organization like Cozy White Cottage Seasons by Liz Marie Galvan, Be the Boss of Your Stuff by Allie Casazza, or Myquillyn Smith's Welcome Home with a gift card to The Container Store or cute bins and baskets.
Cozy White Cottage: 100 Ways to Be Cozy All Year Long features inspiring photos, DIY ideas, and fun recipes you need to feel at home on any budget and in every season. Be the Boss of Your Stuff: The Kids’ Guide to Decluttering and Creating Your Own Space is the book that every mother wants their kids to read! Give kids the gift of independence in keeping their space clean and organized! Welcome Home: A Cozy Minimalist Guide to Decorating and Hosting All Year Round is by Myquillyn Smith (a great leader in design and minimalism) helps you create a seasonally decorated home with more style and less stuff.
Pair Peace Be with You: An Inspirational Coloring Book for Stress Relief and art supplies! Pick up an apron, paints set, colored pencils, colorful markers, or an easel and canvas for a great gift.
Who loves coloring? 🙋♀️ Peace Be with You is not just for a creative and artistic outlet; it's also for getting closer to God. This book includes Scripture, quotes, and beautiful coloring pages. Perfect for self-care moments and meditation on the Bible!
Mother Daughter Gifts
Pair Jesus Calling pink with Jesus Calling for Kids with matching or mis-matching cross necklaces, bracelets, flower bouquets, or gift cards for mother-daughter pedicures.
This Jesus Calling bundle for mothers (or grandmothers) and daughters — in pink, no less! — is a wonderful gift for the woman and girl in your life. Both devotionals are year-long and are written as if Jesus is speaking directly to your heart. Jesus Calling® focuses on the biblical promise of peace we can experience at any time and in all circumstances.
Gifts for Kids ages 6-10
Pair Levi Lusko's popular devotional for kids, Roar Like a Lion, with a plush lion.
Roar Like a Lion: 90 Devotions to a Courageous Faith encourages your kids to "run toward the roar" as they face their fears, knowing that God is with them every step of the way.
Get creative when pairing books with other items for gifting! Wrap the book and gift up in a box or basket and you're good to go!
If you're looking for DIY gift ideas or inspo, check out our Homemade Gift book pairings here.
Looking for gift bundles? Check out our bundles page here.
Also, peruse our Christmas bundles for gift giving page here.