You have to admit these are perfect gifts - Books that is - The printed word will never go out of style for any gift giving reason.
Two pertinent lists from Jessica James, author of Shades of Gray, posted on Amazon:
Top Five Reasons Why Guys Should Give Books as Gifts
5: She can't connect with a new sweater like she can with a book.
4: Hey guys, they're easy to wrap!
3: They come in all sizes, shapes and colors--what could be easier?
2: It's cheaper than a romantic getaway but can produce the same result.
1: Books are gifts of love and joy--and can create everlasting memories.
Top Five Reasons Why Girls Should Give Books as Gifts:
5: They're easy to store--on coffeetables, bookshelves, nightstands or countertops.
4: They never go bad no matter how long they're stored--and they can be used quickly or savored over time.
3: Books can teach, educate, entertain--and distract him from football.
2: It's a small investment that can return dividends for life.
1: Books are the perfect gift of enjoyment that don't require him to leave his chair.
[Thanks to Traci A. Lower.]