Book Bouquets!

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For that very, very specific someone. Want us to create a custom Book Bouquet for you? Email us at gibsonsemployees@gmail.com with a few things about the person you're getting the Bouquet for and we'll gather a few titles for you and then send you the link to purchase them! We can even wrap them up for you, if you want. We ship anywhere!  

"My partner is a theatre kid (the Shakespeare kind)" - All's Well, A Thousand Acres, Hag-Seed

"I opened their laptop and all the hyperlinks on the Wikipedia page for the HMS Terror are purple!" - The Terror, Our Wives Under the Sea, McGlue

"My girlfriend thinks she's Columbo" - Everyone in my Family has Killed Someone, Case Study, Death in her Hands

"My partner has achieved the French Bureaucracy level on Duolingo" - The Young Man, In the Café of Lost Youth, Bonjour Tristesse

"My partner owns and maintains a Katee Robert Shrine" - That Time I Got Drunk and Saved a Demon, A Witch's Guide to Fake Dating a Demon, My Roommate is a Vampire

"My partner is on Yellowjackets rewatch #5 and I'm trying to help them move on" - Plain Bad Heroines, The Honeys, Boy Parts

"My partner is the CEO of high quality romcoms" - Book Lovers, Fix Her Up, The Neighbor Favor

"We're preparing for a couples art heist" - The Art Thief, Ways of Seeing, Portrait of a Thief

"A witch cursed my partner and now they are trapped in the workout montage from Rocky (they can only be awoken if gifted 3 heartstopping fantasy novels)" - Gideon the Ninth, To Shape a Dragon's Breath, The Poppy War

"My partner must be appeased with an offering of cozy fantasies" - Light From Uncommon Stars, Legends & Lattes, Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries

"Venn Diagram of Bisexual/ADHD/Cats, and my partner is in the center" - Scorched Grace, Delilah Green Doesn't Care, The Ex Hex

"I would rather watch a bizarre romance from afar than admit to my own weird stuff" - Geek Love, The Lover, Mrs. Caliban

 

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All's Well: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781982169671
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Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - August 2nd, 2022

From the author of Bunny, which Margaret Atwood hails as “genius,” comes a “wild, and exhilarating” (Lauren Groff) novel about a theater professor who is convinced staging Shakespeare’s most maligned play will remedy all that ails her—but at what cost?

Miranda Fitch’s life is a waking nightmare.


A Thousand Acres: A Novel By Jane Smiley Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781400033836
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Published: Anchor - December 2nd, 2003

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A "powerful and poignant" twentieth-century reimagining of Shakespeare’s King Lear (The New York Times Book Review) that takes on themes of truth, justice, love, and pride—and centers on a wealthy Iowa farmer who decides to divide his farm between his three daughters. 


Hag-Seed: William Shakespeare's The Tempest Retold: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare) By Margaret Atwood Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780804141314
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Published: Hogarth - May 16th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The beloved author of The Handmaid’s Tale reimagines Shakespeare’s final, great play, The Tempest, in a gripping and emotionally rich novel of passion and revenge.
 


The Terror: A Novel By Dan Simmons Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780316017459
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Published: Back Bay Books - December 10th, 2007

The "masterfully chilling" novel that inspired the hit AMC series (Entertainment Weekly). 

The men on board the HMS Terror — part of the 1845 Franklin Expedition, the first steam-powered vessels ever to search for the legendary Northwest Passage — are entering a second summer in the Arctic Circle without a thaw, stranded in a nig


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Our Wives Under the Sea: A Novel By Julia Armfield Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250229908
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 27th, 2023

A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR (NPR, The Washington Post, Lit Hub, The Telegraph, Goodreads, Tor.com, them, and more)

A FINALIST for the LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD and GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD


McGlue: A Novella By Ottessa Moshfegh Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525522768
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Published: Penguin Books - January 8th, 2019

The debut novella from one of contemporary fiction's most exciting young voices, now in a new edition.


Everyone in My Family Has Killed Someone: A Murdery Mystery Novel By Benjamin Stevenson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063279032
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Published: Mariner Books - January 2nd, 2024

Knives Out and Clue meet Agatha Christie and The Thursday Murder Club in this “utterly original” (Jane Harper), “not to be missed” (Karin Slaughter), fiendishly clever blend of classic and modern murder mystery.


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Case Study By Graeme MacRae Burnet Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771965200
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Published: Biblioasis - November 1st, 2022

Shortlisted for the 2022 Gordon Burn Prize - Shortlisted for the 2022 Ned Kelly Awards - Longlisted for the 2022 Booker Prize - Longlisted for the 2022 HWA Gold Crown Award

SELECTED BY NEW YORK TIMES AS ONE OF 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2022


Death in Her Hands: A Novel By Ottessa Moshfegh Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984879370
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Published: Penguin Books - June 22nd, 2021

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2020 by: The Washington Post, Vogue, Marie Claire, Entertainment Weekly, The Millions, New York Magazine, Paste Magazine, LitHub, E! News Online, and many more


The Young Man By Annie Ernaux, Alison Strayer (Translated by) Cover Image
By Annie Ernaux, Alison Strayer (Translated by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781644213209
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Published: Seven Stories Press - September 12th, 2023

WINNER OF THE 2022 NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

Annie Ernaux's most recent book, dazzling and breathtaking, published in France in 2022, is about her affair with a man 30 years her junior.

“A sublime book.” —Elle


In the Café of Lost Youth By Patrick Modiano, Chris Clarke (Translated by) Cover Image
By Patrick Modiano, Chris Clarke (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781590179536
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 8th, 2016

NYRB Classics Original
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature


Bonjour Tristesse: A Novel By Francoise Sagan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780061440793
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Published: Ecco - June 17th, 2008

A sensational 1954 French novel that has become a contemporary classic

Set against the translucent beauty of France in summer, Bonjour Tristesse is a bittersweet tale narrated by Cecile, a seventeen-year-old girl on the brink of womanhood, whose meddling in her father's love life leads to tragic consequences.


That Time I Got Drunk and Saved a Demon (Mead Mishaps #1) By Kimberly Lemming Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316570275
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Published: Orbit - January 2nd, 2024

Spice trader Cinnamon’s quiet life is turned upside down when she ends up on a quest with a fiery demon, in this irreverently quirky rom-com fantasy that is sweet, steamy, and funny as hell.
 
All she wanted to do was live her life in peace—maybe get a cat, expand the family spice farm.


A Witch's Guide to Fake Dating a Demon By Sarah Hawley Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593547922
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Published: Berkley - March 7th, 2023

Mariel Spark knows not to trust a demon, especially one that wants her soul, but what’s a witch to do when he won’t leave her side—and she kind of doesn’t want him to?


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My Roommate Is a Vampire By Jenna Levine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593548912
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Published: Berkley - August 29th, 2023

A USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

A September Indie Next Pick
One of Amazon's Best Romances of September
One of Apple's Best Books of September

True love is at stake in this charming, debut romantic comedy.


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Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780062942869
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 5th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

The award-winning author of The Miseducation of Cameron Post makes her adult debut with this highly imaginative and original horror-comedy centered around a cursed New England boarding school for girls—a wickedly whimsical celebration of the art of storytelling, sapphic love, and the rebellious female spirit.


The Honeys By Ryan La Sala Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781338745337
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Published: PUSH - August 1st, 2023

From Ryan La Sala, the wildly popular author of Reverie, comes a twisted and tantalizing horror novel set amidst the bucolic splendor of a secluded summer retreat.

Mars has always been the lesser twin, the shadow to his sister Caroline's radiance.


Boy Parts: A Novel By Eliza Clark Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063328921
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 23rd, 2023

One of Granta's Best Young British Novelists 2023 

An incendiary debut novel from a brash new talent—a pitch-black comedy, both shocking and hilarious, which fearlessly explores sexuality and gender roles in the twenty-first century.


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Book Lovers By Emily Henry Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593334836
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Published: Berkley - May 3rd, 2022

“One of my favorite authors.”—Colleen Hoover

An insightful, delightful, instant #1 New York Times bestseller from the author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation.


Fix Her Up: A Novel (Hot and Hammered #1) By Tessa Bailey Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062872838
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Published: Avon - June 11th, 2019

A spicy, hilarious HGTV-inspired romantic comedy trilogy from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Happened One Summer and Hook, Line, and Sinker!


The Neighbor Favor By Kristina Forest Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593546437
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Published: Berkley - February 28th, 2023

A shy bookworm enlists her charming neighbor to help her score a date, not knowing he’s the obscure author she’s been corresponding with, in this sparkling and heart-fluttering romance by Kristina Forest.


The Art Thief: A True Story of Love, Crime, and a Dangerous Obsession By Michael Finkel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525657323
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Published: Knopf - June 27th, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • One of the most remarkable true-crime narratives of the twenty-first century: the story of the world’s most prolific art thief, Stéphane Breitwieser. • “The Art Thief, like its title character, has confidence, élan, and a great sense of timing."—The New Yorker


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Ways of Seeing: Based on the BBC Television Series By John Berger Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140135152
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Published: Penguin Books - December 1st, 1990

“The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled” -- so opens John Berger’s revolutionary million-copy bestseller on how to look at art


Portrait of a Thief: A Novel By Grace D. Li Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593186060
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Published: Tiny Reparations Books - April 4th, 2023

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
An Edgar Award Nominee for Best First Novel
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize
Named a New York Times Best Crime Novel of 2022


Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Series #1) By Tamsyn Muir Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250313188
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Published: Tordotcom - July 14th, 2020

15+ pages of new, original content, including a glossary of terms, in-universe writings, and more!

A USA Today Best-Selling Novel, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle!

WINNER of the 2020 Crawford Award


To Shape a Dragon's Breath: The First Book of Nampeshiweisit By Moniquill Blackgoose Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593498286
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Published: Del Rey - May 9th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “My favorite book of the year . . . a coming-of-age story that is cozy and hair-raising in equal measure.”—Charlie Jane Anders, The Washington Post


The Poppy War: A Novel By R. F. Kuang Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062662583
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Published: Harper Voyager - April 23rd, 2019

“I have no doubt this will end up being the best fantasy debut of the year [...] I have absolutely no doubt that [Kuang’s] name will be up there with the likes of Robin Hobb and N.K. Jemisin.” -- Booknest

A Library Journal, Paste Magazine, Vulture, BookBub, and ENTROPY Best Books pick!


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Light From Uncommon Stars By Ryka Aoki Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250789082
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Published: Tor Books - July 26th, 2022

Good Omens meets The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet in Ryka Aoki's Light From Uncommon Stars, a defiantly joyful adventure set in California's San Gabriel Valley, with cursed violins, Faustian bargains, and queer alien courtship over fresh-made donuts.


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Legends & Lattes: A Novel of High Fantasy and Low Stakes By Travis Baldree Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250886088
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Published: Tor Books - November 8th, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller
A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2022
A Library Reads Pick
An Indie Next Pick

A Goodreads Best Fantasy Choice Award Nominee

The much-beloved BookTok sensation, Travis Baldree's novel of high fantasy and low stakes.


Emily Wilde's Encyclopaedia of Faeries By Heather Fawcett Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593500156
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Published: Del Rey - October 24th, 2023

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A curmudgeonly professor journeys to a small town in the far north in this “incredibly fun journey through fae lands and dark magic” (NPR), the start of a heartwarming and enchanting new fantasy series.


Scorched Grace: A Sister Holiday Mystery By Margot Douaihy Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781638930242
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Published: Gillian Flynn Books - February 21st, 2023

Sister Holiday, a chain-smoking, heavily tattooed, queer nun, puts her amateur sleuthing skills to the test in this "unique and confident" debut crime novel (Gillian Flynn).

When Saint Sebastian's School becomes the target of a shocking arson spree, the Sisters of the Sublime Blood and their surrounding New Orleans community are thrust into chaos.


Delilah Green Doesn't Care By Ashley Herring Blake Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593336403
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Published: Berkley - February 22nd, 2022

A clever and steamy queer romantic comedy about taking chances and accepting love—with all its complications—from the author of Astrid Parker Doesn't Fail.


The Ex Hex: A Novel (The Graves Glen Series #1) By Erin Sterling Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063027473
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Published: Avon - September 28th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

Erin Sterling casts a delightful spell with a spine-tingling romance full of wishes, witches, and hexes gone wrong.

“A delightful and witty take on witchy mayhem.” — Popsugar


Geek Love: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) By Katherine Dunn Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780375713347
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Published: Vintage - June 11th, 2002

National Book Award Finalist Here is the unforgettable story of the Binewskis, a circus-geek family whose matriarch and patriarch have bred their own exhibit of human oddities--with the help of amphetamines, arsenic, and radioisotopes.


The Lover By Marguerite Duras Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780375700521
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Published: Pantheon - September 8th, 1998

A modern classic and international bestseller with more than one million copies in print, The Lover has been celebrated by critics and readers across the globe since its first publication in 1984.


Mrs. Caliban By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811226691
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Published: New Directions - November 28th, 2017

Now back in print, Mrs. Caliban is “totally unforgettable” (The New York Times Book Review) and “something of a miracle” (The New Yorker)