Book ideas for your last minute shopping list

1:16 PM, Dec 18, 2012   |    comments
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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Less than a week to finish up that holiday shopping, but do you still need some ideas? How about a book?

Books can be a great gift for someone of any age on your holiday list.

To help you out, KARE 11 Sunrise had two books store owners visit with their book suggestions.

Charlie Leonard, from The Bookcase of Wayzata brought in suggestions for adults:

FICTION:
The Lighthouse Road, by Peter Geye
NW, by Zadie Smith
Sweet Tooth, by Ian McEwan

NONFICTION:
Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo
1775: A Good Year for Revolution, by Kevin Phillips
Underwater Dogs, by Seth Casteel

Amy Oelkers from The Red Balloon Bookshop brought in ideas for all ages:

Picture Books: 
It's a Tiger by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Jeremy Tankard 
Cat Tale by Michael Hall 
I Want my Hat Back by Jon Klassen

Middle Grade: 
Goblin Secrets by William Alexander 
True Colors by Natalie Kinsey-Warnock 
Shadow on the Mountain by Margi Preus

Young Adult:
The Curse Workers Series (White Cat, Red Glove, and Black Heart) by Holly Black 
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein 
Colin Fischer by Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz

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