> Top holiday gift: Amazon Echo Dot, 2nd Generation
> Expected price: $49.99
> Amazon review, as of October: 4.0/5.0
The second generation of Amazon Echo Dot is a hands-free, voice-controlled device that uses digital assistant Alexa to play music, control smart home devices, make calls, send and receive messages, and read the news, among other features.
> Top holiday gift: The Sun and Her Flowers
> Expected price: $10.19
> Amazon review, as of October: 4.5/5.0
This is the second collection of poetry from Rupi Kaur, following “Milk and Honey.’’ This work is a journey about growth and healing, as well as finding and honoring one’s ancestors.
> Top holiday gift: Hamilton Beach 10-Cup Food Processor
> Expected price: $29.99
> Amazon review, as of October: 4.3/5.0
The bowl scraper attachment saves time when chopping or pureeing and works while the processor is on or off.
> Top holiday gift: Crock-Pot Programmable Slow Cooker
> Expected price: $39.99
> Amazon review, as of October: 4.2/5.0
The culinary stalwart can serve seven or more people. It features digital countdown control that lets you program cook times from 30 minutes up to 20 hours.
> Top holiday gift: DEWALT 20v Lithium Drill
> Expected price: $179.00
> Amazon review, as of October: 4.6/5.0
One of the most trusted names in tools, this drill has two speeds for a range of fastening and drilling applications.
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