Holiday Shopping: Share Your Favorite Inspiration

Vertigo is the immediate feeling I get as soon as I think about buying Christmas presents for the 43 people in my immediate family. This year, as I tried to wrap my head and heart around what might make each of them smile, happy or more inspired, I decided to focus on books - written by people I know, respect or ones that offer humorous and intelligent inspiration.

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 5: A woman sorts books at a stand during the preparations for the Frankfurt Book Fair 2010 on October 5, 2010 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Frankfurt book fair, that runs from 6th to 10th October is the world's largest event of it's type. This year the special theme is 'Literature of Argentina'. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)

For example:

  • Kendall Waltmire (12 year old who lost her older sister to suicide) A Kids Eye View of Grief (contact waltmireb@yahoo.com for distribution) - for those dealing with tragedy
Gift your loved one with a book that changed your life or helped you remember the best part of yourself. 
What's your recommendation?

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