Fitger’s Bookstore holiday gift guide

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Books make great gifts, and Fitger’s Bookstore has a few recommendations you might want to consider putting under the tree.

Jennifer Jubenville, who manages Fitger’s Bookstore, shared a few of her favorites.

1. “The Ski Jumpers” by Peter Geye

Peter Geye is a Minneapolis author, and “The Ski Jumpers” has a Duluth connection.

“It’s about a gentleman who is in early stages of Alzheimer’s, and he’s looking back over his youth when he was a competitive ski jumper. And several of his favorite competitions were in Duluth at Chester Bowl,” Jubenville descrbied.

2. “The Zero Night” by Brian Freeman

“The Zero Night” is the 11th Jonathan Stride novel Freeman has authored. It follows a Duluth Police Department detective.

3. “Light Waves” by Craig Blacklock

“Craig is known for his regional photography, but this is a look at the way that light waves bend and their interactions with water and just really gorgeous,” Jubenville said.

Blacklock will celebrate the release of “Light Waves” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 at the Fitger’s Bookstore. The event is free.

4. “The Quarry Girls” by Jess Lourey

Lourey is a Twin Cities author who has found a lot of popularity on social media.

“The Quarry Girls” is about teenage girls who go missing in Minnesota in 1977.

Lourey and another author, Sarah Stonich, will be in Duluth at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7 to give an author talk and give a writing presentation.

A few of her other recommendations included:

  • “The Book Haters’ Book Club” by Gretchen Anthony
  • “The Sky Watched” by Linda LeGarde Grover
  • Children’s book “Lily Leads the Way” by Margi Preus
  • Children’s book “One Winter Up North”

For more, visit the Bookstore at Fitger’s website.