Father's Day Gift Ideas: 30+ Books That Dad Will Love

Father's Day Gift Ideas: 30+ Books That Dad Will Love

By Megan Habel , Jun 17th 2015

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Your guide to finding the perfect books for Dad.

No clue what to get Dad for Father’s Day? Worried he may notice you’ve bought him ties the last three years? No need to worry. Here are some books that we think would make great Father’s Day gifts. Whether he’s a fan of staying in to watch Star Trek reruns or grilling a few steaks after a game of touch football, we're sure there’s something here he’ll enjoy!


For the dad who aspires to be the next Bobby Flay:

Here are some great suggestions to make sure your dad doesn’t singe off his eyebrows next time he’s at the grill.

weber's way to grillmodern sauces9781624140426









For the dad who is way more into drinks than you:

We all know that dads need their morning coffee, but a good glass of whiskey after a long day (and a good book) can go a long way.

coffee drinksworld whiskeysingle malt and scotch whiskey










For the dad who is always working on being a better parent:

Whether he’s a new dad, or a seasoned expert, these books will help guide him through the daily lessons and changes that come with being a dad.

the new dad's survival guidedad's playbookhow to talk so kids will listen










For the dad who practices casting his line in the front lawn:

Reel in these informative fishing books for your dad.

the total fishing manualthe greatest fishing stories ever toldcooking fish









For the dad who has a section of his closet devoted to sports jerseys:

Getting these books written by experienced sportsmen will get any dad’s adrenaline racing.

every day i fightevery town is a sports townmoneyball










For the dad who was and is still a rockstar:

Books about classic rockers from the “good ole days” of music.

many years from nowchroniclesthis is your brain on music










For the dad who always knew more than your History teacher:

These newly released history books are sure to impress any History buff.

the wright brothersdead wakethe quartet










For the dad who still talks about that camping trip:

Awesome books to go with a new tent and the much needed cans of bug spray.

a walk in the woodsSAS survival guidethe scout's outdoor cookbook










For the dad who likes to ask how your 401K is doing:

Business books for the serious dad — who’s also seriously successful.

get what's yoursexecutive presencework rules










For the dad whose jokes you know by heart:

These books will help your dad come up with new material for the next family gathering.

dad is fatme talk pretty one daythe new yorker book of lawyer cartoons









For the modern dad:

There are all kinds of dads, all with different interests. These books featuring people embracing their identity and talents are inspiring.

happy handmade homehumans of new yorkthe yoga bible









For the dad who is a bit of a nerd:

Geeky dads are great! Celebrate them with a book that speaks to their dorky side (especially if it speaks to them in Klingon).

STAR WARS COVER MECH 3rd pass.inddas you wishunderstanding the lord of the rings








What's your dad like? Let us know what you're getting him this year by leaving a comment below!


This post was written by Sydney Moorhead, a customer service associate at BookPal. She is currently reading Work Rules by Laszlo Bock, Eat Move Sleep by Tom Rath and Stir by Jessica Fechtor.

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