Even holiday-hardened booksellers know the feeling: Standing in the center of a room, miles of bookshelves stretching in every direction, a long list of people to buy gifts for, each colorful display demanding our attention... The endless possibilities are what endear us to bookshops, but around the holidays even pleasurable shopping can feel overwhelming. Luckily, Powell's is full of avid readers, all of whom are happy to help us find that perfect book. This year, before you find yourself staring down the aisle with shopping anxiety, take a look at the suggestions below. We've compiled a list of what Powell's staffers are giving this year to the readers in their lives — and recommending for the readers in yours. Because when it comes to choosing the right book, everyone needs a bookseller.