5 Books About Real Families at Thanksgiving

Celebrate chosen and imperfect families on a day that brings everyone to the table.

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Family lies at the very heart of Thanksgiving. Regardless of if we get along with our families, or don’t see eye-to-eye politically, Thanksgiving is the holiday that brings everyone to the table, despite adversity or dispute. Here are five books that tell stories of families at their best and at their worst, that embrace the autumn season and the true history of Thanksgiving, and that lend tips on how to make it the best holiday meal yet. Happy Thanksgiving, readers!


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About Gianna Antolos

Gianna Antolos

GIANNA ANTOLOS is a graduate of Pace University and owner of a very dusty Master of Arts in English Literature. In pursuit of a career in publishing, she put down the pen and found her niche in marketing. She is excited to re-unite with her pen in an effort to share her passion for the books she falls in love with every day. She resides in New York with her Croatian husband and his eighty-five relatives that live next door, across the street, and in the apartment above. You can follow her on Instagram @giannasantolos.

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