Make your dad feel really special this Father’s Day by getting him a book that he’ll love. We have some amazing gift ideas for you that will fill his extra time with entertainment and education as he works from home.
What are some of his favorite things? Does he really need any more shirts, ties, or pajamas when instead you could get him something he’ll remember?
Let’s find your dad the ultimate getaway gift to celebrate Father’s Day: some fabulous books filled with adventure, drama, crime fiction, and more.
The Org by Scott Brody
Scott Brody’s political thriller, The Org, is a story that puts the spotlight on all the issues that we face in 2020 America. It’s a fiction novel, set in a near-future where there are food shortages, wild weather, and increased public panic.
The plot involves a murder tied to a cultish group called EcoPartyUSA and a fight for the White House. The novel takes you through the twists and turns of politics, crime, and mystery against a loaded backdrop of an environmental crisis. Given the times we are in, the story of The Org hits close to home.
If your father enjoys political topics and keenly discusses the future, administrative reforms, and climate change, The Org will be a perfect pick for him. You can order your copy on Amazon today.
Double Blind: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders by Sara Winokur
Sara Winokur takes you on a one of a kind chilling adventure, pun intended. Double Blind: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders pulls you into the biotechnical world of DNA forensics that unravels a shocking murder.
As you start reading the book, you begin a virtual journey to the mesmerizing Icelandic landscapes. Before you know it, you are in Brynja’s shoes, a forensic geneticist who’s romantically involved with the Prime Minister of Iceland. She is trying to solve the mystery of her twin brother’s unusual disappearance twenty years earlier. The plot thickens as she begins the quest, navigating dangerous obstacles and deadly threats that could cost her her job and life.
Your dad is going to love this Nordic thriller, especially if he’s a fan of Stieg Larsson. Get him the Double Blind: The Icelandic Manuscript Murders here.
The Legacy Book Series: Book 1 and 2 by Brandyn Cross
Brandyn Cross gives you a rare glimpse into a child’s mind and addresses the profound influences shaping one’s future through The Legacy Series. The Legacy Series consists of 27 books, derived from printouts of the protagonist Brandy’s chats from the early 90s. Brandyn obtained these prints from his room long after Brandy had passed away.
This biographical fiction is based on real events, marginally fictionalizing the boys’ stories into one cohesive narrative. The chats in the story divulge a young boy’s dark secrets as he struggles with a terminal disease, physical and emotional abuse from his parents, and being molested by an older teenager. This intricate storyline is profoundly touching, especially to a parent.
If you wish to grab The Legacy Series – Book 1 and 2, you can get them here.
Clean Water for Developing Countries by John Dracup
The purpose behind author John Dracup’s Clean Water for Developing Countries is to help the reader think critically about how we can provide clean water in a developing nation. John’s background in civil engineer and hydrology gives him an edge in the topic.
Among other world issues, the difficulties faced by those living in isolated rural interiors of developing countries are as fundamental as obtaining clean drinking water. Given the urgency and concern, John offers various approaches and case studies to illustrate the importance of matching needs and methods when resources are limited.
For the dad who cares about the world, water resource, and our future, Clean Water for Developing Countries is an ideal non-fiction pick for a quiet read. Get one today.
Angels in the Mist by Ryan Southwick
Ryan Southwick’s Angels In the Mist transports you to the futuristic world of androids and vampires fighting with high-tech plasma guns. It is the first book from the series that mixes several genres, including urban fantasy and contemporary science fiction.
Angels In the Mist introduces the protagonist, Anne Perrin, as an ordinary waitress with psychological trauma and delves into the terrible situations she gets thrown into. Although this story touches on some heavy themes, at its heart, it’s an uplifting tale focused on Anne and her indomitable spirit.
For your science fiction, fantasy, and adventure-loving dad, get your copy now.
The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris by Steven Joseph
Steven Joseph, author of the Mom’s Choice Award-winning The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris reminds us that we all have a little TyrantoCrankaTsuris in us, children and adults alike.
Steven draws inspiration from his Jewish culture and, in his playful and imaginative way, pulls you into his story. He believes many people grew up assuming that dinosaurs became extinct when the Dark Ages arrived, but that’s only partially true. There was one cranky dinosaur who survived and became humankind’s oldest ancestor: the TyrantoCrankaTsuris.
Curious? Here’s your best chance to get the cranky dad to read to his kids – order The Last Surviving Dinosaur: The TyrantoCrankaTsuris today.
Say Goodbye And Goodnight by David Ruggerio
In David Ruggerio’s Say Goodbye And Goodnight, “The romance is one that every individual will wish to experience in their lifetime,” according to the Manhattan Book Review.
With two acclaimed cookbooks under his belt, chef turned author, David Ruggerio whisks a historical romance novel centered around a young, up-and-coming fighter, Anthony Marino. The story follows him as he maneuvers through all the pitfalls and minefields that existed in 1977, Brooklyn. And then, Anthony finds his one true love, Gia.
Your dad will enjoy this epic 70s love affair and cheer on the fighter from the Bronx. Order Goodbye And Goodnight here.
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