e’ve paired our best-selling glasses of late with best-selling books from the New York Times! Not only will this list give you inspiration for reading well into 2014 (and a chance to curl up and relax by a warm fire), these duos make the perfect birthday, holiday, or “just because” gifts for the bookworms in your life — and for you!
1. Mistress by James Patterson
We can always count on James Patterson for a good read! His newest release, Mistress, sounds just as promising as ever. Throw on a thick pair of Madden readers and lose yourself in a story of mystery and deception. (These readers are flying off the shelf fast! We love The Mansfield and The Parker in red with this book, too!)
2. Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman
The book behind the Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman describes one woman’s year in a minimum security prison. The Dean is just the right frame for diving into this firsthand look inside an unimaginable experience.
3. Exposed by Jane Velez-Mitchell
Everyone watched as Jodi Arias went on trial for murder and tuned into the TV movie that followed. Broadcast journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell dives into the mind of a killer to detail the case in Exposed: The Secret Life of Jodi Arias. Put your detective skills to work with these Indiana Bi-Focals and investigate a story that’s far beyond the headlines.
4. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
If you’re an entrepreneur or just looking to get inspired, this book by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is a must-read! Read Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead wearing The Morris, and you’ll explore wisdom to help you go after what you want in life, both personally and professionally.
5. The Butler by Wil Haygood
If the movie reviews are any indication, this book is sure to deliver! Based on a true story about a man who served as butler to eight American presidents, The Butler tells a harrowing story of dedication throughout a period of American strife and the fight for equal rights. The Lynwood Reader is a stately frame, perfect for reading this book by Wil Haygood. (We love the metal-framed Magnum and Anderson readers with this book, too!)
6. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Another inspirational read, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand details the trials and tribulations of an Olympian-turned-airman during World War II. A heart-wrenching narrative of one man’s survival and will, this book is an ideal match for the sturdy Buchanon Readers. (These readers were snatched up like crazy lately! We love the retro Bucknell and Broome readers with this book, too!)
7. Inferno by Dan Brown
Dan Brown delivers another page-turner you’ll surely have trouble walking away from. Inferno explores the secrets behind yet another worldly masterpiece, Dante’s Inferno. The Actor Bi-Focal is a fitting choice for reading this suspenseful, intellectual novel.
8. The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
When a woman prematurely reads a letter from her husband — not meant to be read until after his death — she discovers an unthinkable secret about the man she thought she knew. The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty is a perfect book for keeping your pulse up as the temperatures drop outside. Pair with The Laura and prepare to lose yourself in this New York Times Bestseller! (Psst … are you a fan of cat eyes? Here’s a whole collection that pairs beautifully with this book, too!)