Father’s Day is coming up so get online or get out to the bookstore to pick up a little something for all the dads on your list. Most dads like to read. They’ll read whatever you give them.
Whether it’s a husband, dad, brother, or pal, you’ll find something good on this list for the fathers in your life. These are the best books to give for Father’s Day.
Best Books for Father’s Day 1 of 13
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: The 30 Day-Challenge by Meg Meeker 2 of 13
This book for dads of daughters contains 10 secrets that every father should know. Dads are important in their daughters' lives. This book explains how to develop strong fatherhood virtues.
The Unwinding by George Packer 3 of 13
This is the history buff's must-read of 2013. It traces the history of several Americans from Newt Gingrich to Jay Z. It's right up dad's alley.
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The Available Parent by John Duffy 4 of 13
The author of this book is a major proponent of radical optimism. Your dad could use a shot of that! And who doesn't need some parenting advice?
The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss 5 of 13
My husband lost 40 pounds using the secrets in this book! What dad couldn't use a few tips on eating right, working out, and recovering from injuries?
Citizenville by Gavin Newsom 6 of 13
Know any dads who like gadgets? This book is great for digital optimists! The author loves technology and wants to use it to shake of the status quo in government.
Dad’s Playbook: Wisdom for Fathers from the Greatest Coaches of All Time by Tom Limbert 7 of 13
If your dad loves sports, he'll love reading advice form some of the greatest coaches of all time.
The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy by David Nasaw 8 of 13
Dad will love this fascinating read about the Kennedys' rise to fame and power.
Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown 9 of 13
What if Darth Vader had been more involved in his son's life? Find out in this cute picture book that will make the geekiest dad swoon.
One Minute Super Dad by Prashant Jindal 10 of 13
Does dad have a Kindle? Why not hook him up with 99 one-minute methods to raise positive, confident, healthy, and amazing kids? Dad's got a minute and you've got a dollar, right?
Minimalist Parenting by Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest 11 of 13
Dad has been saying he's a minimalist parent for years. This book articulates his hands-off, don't buy-it, unscheduled approach. He'll love the validation.
Dad is Fat by Jim Gaffigan 12 of 13
Hilarious and relatable, Jim Gaffigan's book on fatherhood will make the perfect gift for any dad on your list. Plus, did you know he has 5 kids?
Carter Family Comics: Don’t Forget this Song by Frank M. Young and David Lasky 13 of 13
It's a genetic fact: All dads love Johnny Cash. Treat him to the story of June Carter Cash's family with this gorgeous graphic novel written in the Southern dialect of the Carter family.