The Snail's Holiday Gift Guide

                

Please come shop in person at our pop-up Holiday Bookstore at Constitution Hall Park, in the Clay Building, now through December 23. We have many, many books in stock for all ages! Click HERE for hours.

If you're looking for a particular book or bundle, message us HERE to find out if we have it in stock.

 

HOLIDAY BOOK BUNDLES! We have curated 12 different bundles for adults and kids, from history to mystery, and more. Click below to see them all.

 

Gift certificates — the easiest gift of all!

SNAIL MAIL BOX book subscriptions — Give the gift of reading all year long.
(We have subscriptions for adults and kids.)

 

Audiobooks gifts — individual books or memberships!

 

And below — some of The Snail's favorite gift books.
(We have many more books in stock and can get most anything you need. Order soon to ensure holiday delivery.)

Winter Tales: Stories and Folktales from Around the World By Dawn Casey, Zanna Goldhawk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dawn Casey, Zanna Goldhawk (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780762484775
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Running Press Kids - September 26th, 2023

This Is Christmas, Song by Song: The Stories Behind 100 Holiday Hits By Annie Zaleski, Darling Clementine (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Annie Zaleski, Darling Clementine (Illustrator)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780762482726
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Running Press Adult - October 17th, 2023

A World Full of Winter Stories: 50 Folk Tales and Legends from Around the World (World Full of...) By Angela McAllister, Olga Baumert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela McAllister, Olga Baumert (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780711277922
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - October 10th, 2023

An Anthology of Our Extraordinary Earth (DK Children's Anthologies) By Cally Oldershaw Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780744083903
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: DK Children - October 17th, 2023

The Story Orchestra: The Nutcracker: Musical Puzzle: Press the note to hear Tchaikovsky's music By Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Illustrator)
$22.99
ISBN: 9780711287082
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Kaddo - September 5th, 2023

The Story Orchestra: The Planets: Press the note to hear Holst's music By Jessica Courtney Tickle, Jessica Courtney-Tickle (Illustrator) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780711289161
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - November 7th, 2023

Legendary Creatures: Mythical  Beasts and Spirits from Around the World By Adam Auerbach Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316331876
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - September 20th, 2022

My Art Book of Adventure (My Art Books) By Shana Gozansky Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781838666996
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Phaidon Press - September 6th, 2023

My Art Book of Happiness (My Art Books) By Shana Gozansky Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781838660826
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Phaidon Press - May 27th, 2020

My Art Book of Sleep (My Art Books) By Shana Gozansky, Meagan Bennett (Designed by) Cover Image
By Shana Gozansky, Meagan Bennett (Designed by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780714878652
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Phaidon Press - May 8th, 2019

My Art Book of Love (My Art Books) By Shana Gozansky, Meagan Bennett (Designed by) Cover Image
By Shana Gozansky, Meagan Bennett (Designed by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780714877181
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Phaidon Press - October 8th, 2018

'Tis the Season Family Advent Activity Book: Devotions, Recipes, and Memories of the Christmas Season By Ink & Willow Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780593580479
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Ink & Willow - September 5th, 2023

Butcher On The Block: Everyday Recipes, Stories, and Inspirations from Your Local Butcher and Beyond By Matt Moore Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780358670308
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Harvest - May 9th, 2023

A Booze & Vinyl Christmas: Merry Music-and-Drink Pairings to Celebrate the Season By André Darlington, Jason Varney (Photographs by) Cover Image
By André Darlington, Jason Varney (Photographs by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780762482856
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Running Press Adult - October 3rd, 2023

The Come Up: An Oral History of the Rise of Hip-Hop By Jonathan Abrams Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781984825155
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Crown - October 3rd, 2023

$19.99
ISBN: 9781523514618
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 26th, 2023

Surely You Can't Be Serious: The True Story of Airplane! By David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, Jerry Zucker Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250289315
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: St. Martin's Press - October 3rd, 2023

The World Central Kitchen Cookbook: Feeding Humanity, Feeding Hope By José Andrés, World Central Kitchen, Sam Chapple-Sokol (With), Stephen Colbert (Foreword by) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593579077
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Clarkson Potter - September 12th, 2023

Skinnytaste Simple: Easy, Healthy Recipes with 7 Ingredients or Fewer: A Cookbook By Gina Homolka, Heather K. Jones, R.D. Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780593235614
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Clarkson Potter - September 19th, 2023

Just Eat: More Than 100 Easy and Delicious Recipes That Taste Just Like Home By Jessie James Decker Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780063210608
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Dey Street Books - October 10th, 2023

The Best American Food Writing 2023 By Mark Bittman, Silvia Killingsworth Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063322523
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Mariner Books - October 17th, 2023

The Home Bartender: The Third Edition: 200+ Cocktails Made with Four Ingredients or Less By Shane Carley Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781646434114
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Cider Mill Press - May 16th, 2023

A Field Guide to Tequila: What It Is, Where It’s From, and How to Taste It By Clayton J. Szczech Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781648291487
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Artisan - October 3rd, 2023

Bridgerton: The Official Coloring Book By Netflix Cover Image
By Netflix
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593582541
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Random House Worlds - October 17th, 2023

The Reverse Coloring Book™: The Book Has the Colors, You Draw the Lines! By Kendra Norton Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523515271
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - August 31st, 2021

We Are Colorful Activity Book By Mudpuppy,, Courtney Ahn (Illustrator), Mia Saine (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mudpuppy,, Courtney Ahn (Illustrator), Mia Saine (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780735372610
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Mudpuppy - January 18th, 2022

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The Golfer's Carol By Robert Bailey Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593190524
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - October 25th, 2022

We have signed copies of this Christmas book by Huntsville author Robert Bailey.


The Storyteller: Tales of Life and Music By Dave Grohl Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780063076105
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Dey Street Books - October 31st, 2023

Energy Follows Thought: The Stories Behind My Songs By Willie Nelson, David Ritz, Mickey Raphael Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780063272200
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: William Morrow - October 31st, 2023

Being Henry: The Fonz . . . and Beyond By Henry Winkler Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781250888099
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Celadon Books - October 31st, 2023

Making It So: A Memoir By Patrick Stewart Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781982167738
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Gallery Books - October 3rd, 2023

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Tom Lake: A Reese's Book Club Pick By Ann Patchett Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063327528
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Harper - August 1st, 2023

We have signed copies of this bestselling new novel.


The Bee Sting: A Novel By Paul Murray Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374600303
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 15th, 2023

A City on Mars: Can we settle space, should we settle space, and have we really thought this through? By Kelly Weinersmith, Zach Weinersmith Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781984881724
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Penguin Press - November 7th, 2023

Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things By Adam Grant Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593653142
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Viking - October 24th, 2023

Behind the Seams: My Life in Rhinestones By Dolly Parton, Holly George-Warren (With), Rebecca Seaver (With) Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9781984862129
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 17th, 2023

A Brief History of Intelligence: Evolution, AI, and the Five Breakthroughs That Made Our Brains By Max Bennett Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780063286344
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Mariner Books - October 24th, 2023

What's Cooking in the Kremlin: From Rasputin to Putin, How Russia Built an Empire with a Knife and Fork By Witold Szablowski, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143137184
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Penguin Books - November 7th, 2023

How to Decorate a Christmas Tree By Vikki VanSickle, Miki Sato (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vikki VanSickle, Miki Sato (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735268586
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Tundra Books - October 10th, 2023

Transported: 50 Vehicles That Changed the World By Matt Ralphs, Rui Ricardo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Ralphs, Rui Ricardo (Illustrator)
$29.99
ISBN: 9798887770208
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Nosy Crow - October 3rd, 2023

Juniper’s Christmas By Eoin Colfer Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781250321947
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 31st, 2023

The Three Little Mittens By Linda Bailey, Natalia Shaloshvili (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Linda Bailey, Natalia Shaloshvili (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781774880111
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Tundra Books - October 24th, 2023

Billy and the Giant Adventure By Jamie Oliver, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jamie Oliver, Mónica Armiño (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781774884140
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Tundra Books - November 14th, 2023

A December to Remember By Jenny Bayliss Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593422243
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 26th, 2023

The Christmas Orphans Club: A Novel By Becca Freeman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143138037
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Penguin Books - September 26th, 2023

Wreck the Halls: A Novel By Tessa Bailey Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063308305
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Avon - October 3rd, 2023

The Prospectors: A Novel By Ariel Djanikian Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063289734
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: William Morrow - October 3rd, 2023

Why We Love Baseball: A History in 50 Moments By Joe Posnanski Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593472675
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Dutton - September 5th, 2023

The Catch of a Lifetime: Moments of Flyfishing Glory By Peter Kaminsky (Editor) Cover Image
By Peter Kaminsky (Editor)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781648291494
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Artisan - October 3rd, 2023

Jumpman: The Making and Meaning of Michael Jordan By Johnny Smith Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541675650
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Basic Books - November 7th, 2023

The Big Time: How the 1970s Transformed Sports in America By Michael MacCambridge Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781538706695
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 10th, 2023

A History of Basketball in Fifteen Sneakers By Russ Bengtson, Bobbito Garcia (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Russ Bengtson, Bobbito Garcia (Foreword by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781523510283
Availability: Usually available in 1-5 days
Published: Workman Publishing Company - October 10th, 2023