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The Perfect Holiday Book Guide

What’s better than curling up next to the fire with a great book during the holidays? Check out this roundup of our favorite winter reads- the perfect gifts to help make shopping smooth as cocoa!

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The Big Book of Parenting Tweets by Science of Parenthood and Kate Hall

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One of the funniest and most honest parenting books you’ll ever read, this compilation of hilarious Tweets will keep you giggling through the New Year. Moms and dads share the weird, gross, silly things their kids say and do, keeping parenthood real.

She took 4 y/o to the park & texted “Can I get her ice-cream?” Get her a Heineken for all I care. Free babysitters get to call the shots.--@BunmiLaditan

Every Last Crumb: Paleo Bread and Beyond by Brittany Angell

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With more and more people crossing over to the Paleo/Gluten-Free dark side, this top-selling cookbook will open a whole new bread-filled world. With recipes that taste and smell just like the originals, Every Last Crumb will walk you through the best alternative ingredients for the yummiest guilt-free breads. From puff pastries, to croissants to pretzels, this book has got you covered.

Save Me by Kristyn Lewis

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Daphne Mitchell lives a good life- she has her dream job, is married to her childhood sweetheart, Owen, and they live together in a picturesque farmhouse. Everything is perfect until Daphne finds out Owen has fallen for another woman. Unable to move on, Daphne hangs onto the life she loved with Owen until his new girlfriend is nearly killed in a car accident, leaving her as Owen’s pillar of support. Daphne sees that she may be able to resolve her heartache, and must decide if forgiveness is in the future.

The Wild Truth by Carine McCandless

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The story of Chris McCandless, who hitchhiked through Alaska alone and starved to death in 1992, was shared in the international bestseller Into the Wild, but lacked the full truth. Now, Chris’ sister Carine is sharing what really lead her brother to embark on the journey he took so many years ago. Describing the friendship with her brother, violent family issues and Carine’s personal story, The Wild Truth is deeply compelling and sheds new light on a familiar story.

What is Found, What is Lost by Anne Leigh Parrish

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After Freddie loses her husband of many years, she turns quietly to herself instead of seeking God, as she was raised to do. As problems arise with her daughter and her sister, Freddie deals with her painful past, realizing she is deeply connected to her grandmother Anna. Dealing with her difficult daughter and yet another family crisis, Freddie starts to question her belief in God, and asks herself if God even cares.

End of Secrets by Ryan Quinn

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CIA Agent Kera Mersal takes on a strange domestic case involving the disappearance of writers, singers and artists. Without any trace left behind, including a lack of digital footprint, Kera goes undercover as a journalist to uncover the truth. In a suspenseful story of the largest multimedia conglomerate, a wealthy ad executive and a mysterious connection of a website to the truth, End of Secrets delves into the truths about government and corporate surveillance. In the world of social media, video chats and online transactions, there are no secrets.

A Second Bite at the Apple by Dana Bate

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Sydney Strauss fuels her food obsession by writing about the marvels of the gastronomic world. Covering everything from organic farming to strange fruit hybrids, she brings home the bacon by working for one of TV’s biggest narcissists, until one day, she finds herself writing for a weekly newsletter at the local farmers’ market. A prominent food columnist who appreciates her fun and eccentric writing style notices her work and she starts to gain attention. Things are looking up as her love life gains momentum, and she gets a shot at the perfect story- the one that will finally put her on the map. Will Sydney finally make it big?

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul by Jeff Kinney

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A great gift for the kiddos, the latest installment of the best-selling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series strikes a cord with any family that has ever taken a road trip together. As Greg Heffley and his family hit the road, this silly, witty page-turner will be sure to put a smile on everyone’s face, no matter what age!

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