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Gift Books for Nonreaders; YA Books That Never Grow Old

Wondering what to buy for what to get for "your less literary-minded loved ones?" Flavorwire gathered "10 great books for the nonreaders on your holiday gift list."

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Just in case: "The Mayan apocalypse: survival tips from literature" were offered by the Guardian.

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Want to feel better? Try using "25 of the happiest words in English." Researchers took "10,000 of the most frequent English words from a variety of sources... and had people rate them on a 9 point scale from least happy to most happy," Mental Floss reported.

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Breaking up is hard to write. Flavorwire collected "breakup letters from famous authors."

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Maggie Stiefvater, author of YA novels Shiver, The Scorpio Races and The Raven Boys, suggested "5 young adult novels that you'll never outgrow" at NPR Books.

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Lydia Syson, author of A World Between Us, chose her "top 10 historical novels" for the Guardian, calling the selection "a century of historical novels for the young about change and challenge."