The holidays are fast approaching and with them comes a lot of holiday gift buying. If you’re anything like me, you like to give everyone on your list a book. Right?
Seriously, I’ve been giving books as gifts for years now and everyone in my family loves it. Or at least they say they love it.
The trick is finding the right book for each person on your shopping list. Luck for you, Lulu is back with our Holiday Gift Guide for 2018!
To start things off this year, we’ve got our favorite custom made calendars from the Lulu bookstore. All of calendars are ready for 2019 and include some calendar makers we see year after year making the perfect gifts for holiday shoppers.
We’ll start off today with the winners of our 2018 Calendar contest:
Next up we have some office favorites. Yes, we’re animal lovers here at Lulu. But what better way to stay on track in 2019 than with some cute doggos?
By Melissa Langer
12 whimsical Pug paintings by Melissa Langer are featured in this 2019 calendar to be enjoyed all year long. Images are suitable for framing. Melissa Langer’s passion is painting pugs and other dog breeds. All of her art can be viewed and purchased on her website:
By Sophie Gamand
Pit Bull Flower Power is a campaign aimed at rebranding shelter pit bulls and helping dogs get into homes. The project started in 2014 and rapidly gained international attention and a growing fan-base. About 400 pit bulls have been adopted, often thanks to the portraits.
This year’s calendar features dogs who have been adopted.You can find more stories in the Pit Bull Flower Power coffee table book, available via
By Mike Melnotte
A collection of images of Reuben the Bulldog from puppyhood through today. All profits will be donated to the Humane Society of New Hanover County.
By Ian McRae
Some of my favorite images from recent adventures around the Pacific Northwest are displayed in this 2019 Calendar.
By Evan Kalish
The third annual Postlandia calendar highlights another dozen of America’s amazing post offices and places. From the smallest towns to the biggest cities, we take you on another 12-state tour featuring more of America’s wonderful postal gems.
If these 10 aren’t enough for you, we’ve got over 4,000 2019 calendars on the bookstore right now:
Stay tuned, we’ll be back soon with the next edition of the Holiday Gift Guide featuring even more amazing Lulu books for everyone on your holiday shopping list.
Check out our full Holiday Gift Guide for even more inspiration.
Paul is the Technical Writer at Lulu, responsible for all the words you see on our site (misspellings included). He also manages the community site – http://connect.lulu.com/en/ – and in his free time, he’s an avid reader and short story writer.