The holidays are coming up, which means if you haven’t already, it’s time to start getting your friends and family gifts to show your appreciation and love! Here at Riveted by Simon Teen, we have something for everyone – readers, writers, book lovers, that one second cousin you see once a year, you name it! Below are some of our favorite posts that will help you find the perfect gift for anyone in your life – and maybe even something you can pass along that you’d like for yourself!

1. For the fantasy lover:

Check out this list of books to match your fave fantasy TV show, pick one of these historical fantasies that will transport you to different worlds, or choose from fantasy romances that will make you swoon!


2. For the sci-fi fiend:

You’ll need these Must-Read Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books with LGBTQIA+ Characters!


3. For the romance lover:

Here are over 200 romances you will love!


4. For the non-romance lover:

Here are books to read for Sad Girl Fall (or winter!) and books that feature relatable friendship breakups.


5. For the movie lovers:

Gift them one the books on our highly anticipated book-to-screen adaptations list.

Or pair a book with their:

fave Marvel movie,

fave Vanessa Hudgens movie,

fave Timothée Chalamet, 

or fave Dylan O’Brien!


6. For the TV-lovers (or let’s be honest, streaming show lovers!):

We’ve got books recs based on your fave retro TV shows, ones to replace cancelled shows, the perfect complement to your favorite cooking show, and books that match Marvel TV shows!

7. For all the feminists in your life (or just, like, every person you know):

Check out these books featuring strong female characters.


8. For the music lover:

Here are books to read if you love Taylor Swift:

Red (Taylor’s Version)

Fearless (Taylor’s Version)





Books to read if you never want to leave Harry’s House.

And books for the Beyoncé fans! 


9. For the Shadowhunters fans:

We’ve got book recs if you love the Mortal Instruments series, the Infernal Devices series, the Dark Artifices series, and if you’re just a Shadowhunters fan in general!

10. For the graphic novel fan:

Check out this list of must-read graphic novels!

11. For that friend who loves spine-tingling chills:

Don’t miss these YA thrillers!

11. For the reader trying to meet their 2022 Goodreads goal:

These quick, standalone reads can be devoured in one sitting!

12. And finally, for that person who REALLY wants it to be summer already.

Gift them a few sweet summer romances, or a cozy book to curl up with on a cold winter day!