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Holiday Gift Guide 2020: Great Books for Everyone on Your List

If you’re anything like us, you read a lot during 2020 — for escape, for education, for fun. And if you’re looking to spread the bookworm love this holiday season, here are a few great books that we’ve loved this year.

For the Fitness Fanatic: Building a Wellness Business That Lasts: How to Make a Great Living Doing What You Love

Like so many success stories, Mindbody had humble beginnings. Over more than two decades, Rick Stollmeyer built his business from a garage startup into a multi-billion-dollar technology platform for the wellness industry. As a result, he had a front-row seat to wellness’ explosive growth — and Rick shares what he’s learned in his fascinating new book.

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For the Progressive: How To Be An Antiracist

The conversation surrounding racism came to the forefront in 2020 …  a necessary development to be sure. For those who want to turn that conversation into meaningful action, Ibram X. Kendi’s How To Be An Antiracist is the ideal book. In it, Kendi breaks down the systems that keep racism in place and offers a vision for a positive way forward.

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For the Wanderluster: Lonely Planet Ultimate Travel List

The Lonely Planet Ultimate Travel List brings together the 500 best places on the planet, from the ancient city of Petra to the extraordinary landscape of the Galápagos Islands. Filled with info and gorgeous photos, this is the ideal gift for the person on your holiday gift guide list who cannot wait to start exploring the world again.

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For the Music Lover: You’ve Never Heard Your Favorite Song

Guaranteed to make your world sound better, Matthew Doucet’s compact-but-jam-packed book is a compulsive playlist-maker’s delight. If you know anyone in need of new tunes, You Haven’t Heard Your Favorite Song Yet is the perfect gift, regardless of genre.

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For the Home Chef: Old World Italian: Recipes and Secrets from Our Travels in Italy: A Cookbook

This one is as nice to flip through as its recipes are delicious. Mimi Thorisson has a knack for fantastic (but not too challenging) recipes that bring traditional culinary styles to life. The photography is gorgeous as well — you’ll want to pack up and leave for the European countryside immediately.

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