If you’re still on the hunt for great gifts, hit the bookstore with this list of fun and inspirational books.
Every Dog Has a Gift: True Stories of Dogs Who Bring Hope & Healing into Our Lives by Rachel McPherson with Deborah Mitchell
For the dog lover in your life, this heartwarming collection of stories about “ordinary” therapy and service dogs is sure to bring a smile to their face (and a tear to their eye).
Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals That Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet by Christy Morgan
Written by a vegan macrobiotic chef and food blogger, Blissful Bites includes delicious, seasonal, and environmentally-friendly recipes that use locally grown, organic ingredients, many of which cater to raw and gluten-free diets.
Making It: Radical Home Ec for a Post-Consumer World by Kelly Coyne & Erik Knutzen
Perfect for the eco-conscious DIY enthusiast, Coyne and Knutzen, have crafted the essential guide to becoming a producer instead of a consumer. The book is full of ingenious projects, from making your own bath and cleaning products to how to compost and build a chicken coop.
Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes by Andrea Reusing
Filled with beautiful photos, this guide takes you through a year of seasonal and local cooking – and enjoying food in the moment.
Thomas Berry, Dreamer of the Earth: The Spiritual Ecology of the Father of Environmentalism edited by Ervin Laszlo & Allan Combs
For the environmental thinker on your list, this anthology presents 10 essays from leading philosophers, scientists, and spiritual visionaries on the genius of Berry’s work and his quest to resolve our global ecological and spiritual challenges, as well as a little-known but essential essay by Berry himself.