I was a hard kid to shop for. I was always pretty assertive in my own taste and, as a child and a teenager, those tastes changed quickly. My poor family couldn't keep up with my volatile aesthetic shifts. However, one thing that has remained with me from a young age to the present day is my love of reading. So, early on, my family realized the best gifts for me were ones that indulged my bibliophile habits.
Here's a selection of my favorite books from this past Christmas. My family knows me all too well.