(NAPSI)—Good news for last-minute shoppers: You can give the gift of reading this year. A book is truly a gift that keeps on giving, and to make giving books easier than ever, Shadow Mountain Publishing has created a book gift guide for every member of your family.

For Mom:Six Ingredients with Six Sisters’ Stuff “ has over 100 fast and easy meals including kid-approved recipes. Foreword Reviews says “The shortcut-approach is a godsend.” Regardless whether Mom is or isn’t the family cook, she can enjoy escaping into a sweet romance such as “The Lady and the Highwayman” by Sarah M. Eden or a cozy, culinary mystery, “The Candy Cane Caper” by Josi S. Kilpack this holiday season.

For Dad: If Dad wants to learn from the wise men, there may be no better wise man to learn from than Bill Marriott. At https://shadowmountain.com/marriott/, you can get a biography of the man who started with a root beer stand and built the largest hotel chain in the world.

For the boys: Send them on an adventure to fight a sea dragon in the “Dragonwatch” series, the sequel series to “Fable-haven” by New York Times best-selling author Brandon Mull. For younger boy who loves monsters, grab Brandon’s picture book, “Smarter Than a Monster.”

For the girls: Whether they’re 13 or 30, there’s a book to delight the girls and young women in your life. “Glass Slippers, Ever After & Me” by Julie Wright, is a modern, re-imagined Cinderella story. If Steampunk is her thing, try “The Lady in the Coppergate Tower,” a clever riff on the Rapunzel story. For the younger girls in the family, there’s “The Christmas Doll,” which will put a smile on their faces while teaching a valuable life lesson.

For a friend or the religious:The Last Man at the Inn: One Man’s Quest to Believe” is the story of a journey of conversion many take in one form or another. It’s a call-out to those who may not even know they’re looking for something, only that there’s a space in their soul that somehow needs to be filled. All these titles are available for two-day prime shipping on Amazon, or at Barnes & Noble stores.

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