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Moms Must Read:
7 Last Minute Holiday Book Gifts


Gah! It’s almost Christmas and you’re still frantically shopping for gifts!! If you’re like me, you do most of your holiday (and everyday) shopping at the bookstore. I mean, who doesn’t want a shiny new book? Nobody, that’s who. From cookbooks to graphic novels, biographies, history, thrillers, and romance, a book is the only gift that fits everyone.

With Christmas a week away and you still needing gifts, that’s plenty of time to hit your local bookstore and ask the nice lady with super sassy glasses behind the counter for a book recommendation for Uncle Jim. Maybe something for your moms, too. And your cousin who just graduated from college. Don’t fret, we’re here to help.


1. Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate

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The author of The One and Only Ivan brings us another book for the tween set.
A giant cat on a surfboard appears to a boy on the verge of homelessness.
You'll probably want to borrow this when your nephew is done with this book. Bring tissues.

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