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Monday, July 22, 2013 9:06 am
Oh, Baby!
Posted by: Karen Kleckner Keefe

Dear, sweet Kate Middleton. You thought your life was not your own before? Welcome to the mommyverse. If my news feed is any indication, the English-speaking world has babies on the brain. Show off what you’ve got on your bookshelves with these parent-focused reads. (Bonus: Crossover appeal for people on the waiting list for  Jim Gaffigan’s Dad is Fat.)

  • Underfoot by Leanne Banks
  • American Mom by Mary Kay Blakely
  • Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession by Erma Bombeck
  • The Bright Side of Disaster by Katherine Center
  • You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up by Annabelle Gurwitch
  • Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
  • Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son’s First Year by Anne Lamott
  • Baby Laughs: The Naked Truth about the First Year of Mommyhood by Jenny McCarthy
  • Babyhood by Paul Reiser
  • Little Earthquakes by Jennifer Weiner

 

 

 

 


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