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Books Mom Will Love 2012

Mother's Day is a time to recognize the woman who raised and nurtured us. Why not brighten her special day with some great books? May 13th is just around the corner, so we encourage you to take a look at our recommended titles below. With books that are moving, uplifting, humorous and informative, look no further than for the perfect gift for Mom.

Week of February 6, 2012

In DREAMS OF JOY, Lisa See returns to the story of sisters Pearl and May from SHANGHAI GIRLS, and Pearl’s strong-willed 19-year-old daughter Joy, who runs away to Shanghai in early 1957 to find her birth father.

In Helen Schulman THIS BEAUTIFUL LIFE, 15-year-old Jake Bergamot receives --- and then forwards to a friend --- a sexually explicit video that an eighth-grade admirer sent to him. The video goes viral within hours, and the scandal that ensues threatens to shatter his family and his world.