The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook
True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps
A Feast of Ice and Fire: The Official Game of Thrones Companion Cookbook
Know someone who loves TV and cooking? And cooking while they watch TV? Gift them recipes straight from their favorite series — the Downton Abbey cookbook isn’t official, but the True Blood and Game of Thrones ones are — in fact, A Feast of Ice and Fire even features a foreword by George R. R. Martin. (Just make sure your giftee isn’t the type who hates ot when ol’ Georgie writes anything that isn’t The Winds of Winter, okay?)
Price: $21.95, $29.95, $35 (all hardcover)
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Star Wars: The Blueprints
Not even George Lucas himself could butcher this stunning collection of the original blueprints created for the filming of the Star Wars saga — author J. W. Rinzler even had the insight to dedicate most of this massive text to the original trilogy, with a relatively small focus on the prequels. If you can swallow the price tag, your giftee with basically be indebted to you, like a lowly female Twi’lek to a Hutt master.
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Pat the Zombie
Also great for Walking Dead fans: This adorable “cruel spoof” of beloved childhood classic Pat the Bunny. After the looming zombie apocalypse arrives, your kids will thank you for teaching them what “putrefying” means.
Read more: Holiday Guide 2011: Best TV Book Gifts