So since it's a birthday giveaway my question is were you ever given a book as a gift that you loved in the end? If so what was it? You can answer the question under comments or leave a link. I'm looking forward to reading your answers.
My family were limited when it came to gift buying so they always put lots of thought into it. My aunt would always find out what we were into and we would receive something related to that. For my sister it was art supplies for me it was books. She gave me many fantastic books over the years and quite a few of them I class as my favourites. The one that always springs to mind though is "Emily of New Moon" by L. M. Montgomery. The author is more well known for the Anne of Green Gables books and I certainly had only heard of these at that point. It's similar to the Anne books in that Emily is an orphan but she is taken in by a reluctant Aunt who then grows to love her. I think I read somewhere that Emily was more like the author than Anne and mirrored some of her life (I could be wrong). Anyway it wasn't just the story that I loved but the atmosphere. It seemed a little darker than the Anne books and I loved the setting of it too. I honestly don't know how many times I read that book. Thankfully my mum realised how much I loved it and I received the rest of the trilogy one Christmas. Again I devoured those and they were reread constantly along with the first one. Sadly my mum gave most of my childhood books away, including these. The books are out of print now although I am sure they are available second hand. I honestly don't know why they are out of print as I think they were far superior to the Anne books. Anyway, that was my most memorable book gift.