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    Just 7 Great Books Every New Grad Should Own

    Graduation is a huge life change, and a great time to do a little reading!

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    Whether it's high school or college that's coming to an end, graduation is a big damn deal! And a huge life transition like this is a great time to do a little reading.

    So whether you're the one graduating (CONGRATS!!!), or you just know someone who is, here are a bunch of books worth adding to your cart.

    1. Ask a Manager: How to Navigate Clueless Colleagues, Lunch-Stealing Bosses, and the Rest of Your Life at Work, which will teach you how to get and keep a job and how to be a good coworker/boss/human being at work.

    2. There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love, a book that will help you be a better friend when shit gets real (as it most definitely will).

    3. Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House, which will ensure that you don't live in squalor.

    4. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, which will leave you feeling both softer and stronger.

    5. Joy of Cooking, which will teach you what you need to know — over and over again for basically the rest of your life.

    6. Taking Charge of Your Fertility: The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health, which will make you appreciate the human body in a whole new way.

    7. And Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life, which will soothe your weary soul when you need it most.