Mother’s Day Top 10 Books to Give Your Mom

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Top Books to Give Your Mom on Mother's Day

Mother's Day is the perfect time to show your Mom how thankful you are, and how much you care. A book makes a great gift for not just moms that love to read, but moms that love to cook, write or self-improve. These are our picks for the perfect books to give any mom on Mother’s Day.

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1. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

A Novel by Cheryl Strayed Wild describes Cheryl Strayed’s journey of discovery, strength, and healing. At 22, Cheryl had lost her mother, destroyed her marriage, and felt she had no family. She made the decision to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. Cheryl’s story is incredibly relatable and inspiring to moms of all different backgrounds.Cheryl Strayed’s journey of discovery, strength, and healing. At 22, Cheryl had lost her mother, destroyed her marriage, and felt she had no family. She made the decision to hike more than a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail. Cheryl’s story is incredibly relatable and inspiring to moms of all different backgrounds.

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 2. The Husband’s Secret

A Novel by Liane Moriarty, Your mom, will not be able to put down this incredibly well-written book. Cecilia Fitzpatrick finds a letter from her husband that was meant to be opened after his death. Her husband’s secret will change the lives of several women, and delve deeper into the heartbreaking challenges mother’s face.  Mother's Day favorite.

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3. On the Night You Were Born

A Novel by Nancy Tillman This children’s book written by the talented Nancy Tillman is the perfect gift for any new mother. The book tells a beautiful message and story of how special and unique your child is, and how happy and joyful it is to have them in this world. In this is a book any child and mother will cherish forever, and will read time and time again. Just for Mother's Day.

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4. Buddhism: Enlightenment in a Busy World

A Novel by Issac Chander Buddhism: Enlightenment in a Busy World not only describes the Buddhist lifestyle, but teaches you how to incorporate these ideas into your daily life. Your mom will learn how to eliminate anxiety from her life, help lessen daily negative thinking, and overall live a more humble and peaceful lifestyle.

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5. Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust

A Novel by Ina Garten For the moms that love to cook, they will love Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust. Ina Garten writes simple and easy recipes that make the basic home cook look like a chef. You will find mouthwatering recipes like her Slow-Roasted Filet of Beef with Basil Parmesan Mayonnaise to her Salted Caramel Brownies. Your mom will love Ina’s home cooking recipes that will please any crowd. If you’re lucky, your mom might even make a few of Ina’s recipes for you to try.

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6. Dark Places

A Novel by Gillian Flynn Gillian Flynn, the author of Gone Girl, has come out with a new mystery thriller. The story revolves around Libby Day, a girl who lost her mother and two sisters in The Satan Sacrifice murders. As the only survivor, Libby testified that the killer was her 15-year-old brother. 25 years later Libby finds herself coerced into reconnecting with those that were involved in that horrible night 25 years ago. Dark Places will please any mom that’s a mystery thriller junky.

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7. Lessons from Madame Chic: 20 Stylish Secrets I Learned While Living in Paris

A Novel by Jennifer L. Scott Jennifer L. Scott had the opportunity to live in Paris as a foreign exchange student and meet the magnificent Madame Chic. Throughout her time abroad Jennifer learned many of Madame Chic’s secrets on dressing, the art of eating, natural grooming and much more. Lessons from Madame Chic is the perfect gift for any mom who wants to add a little extra flair and style into her lifemother's day

8. Tina Fey: Bossypants

A Novel by Tina Fey Today Tina Fey is known for being the incredible women who have starred on SNL, created 30 Rock, and starred and wrote the infamous Mean Girls. However, in her book Bossypants, Tina describes the many challenges she has faced through her youth, years at SNL, and even her life as a mother. Her book is, of course, hilarious, but also manages to be empowering and inspirational to women and mothers everywhere.

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9. The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal: A Five-Year Record

A Novel by Gretchen Rubin In Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project she discovers the power of just writing one sentence a day about something that made you happy, or something you are thankful for. This simple act of taking a few moments out of your day to reflect has helped Gretchen and her readers gain a sense of accomplishment and joy. For Mother’s Day, try getting two of The Happiness Project One-Sentence Journal. Your mom and you can work together to fill daily out your journals.

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10. Where'd You Go Bernadette

A Novel by Maria Semple Bernadette Fox is a wife and mother who starts to develop severe anxiety issues. She begins to avoid humans at all cost and becomes completely reclusive, until one day she just disappears. Bee, Bernadette's loving daughter, thinks the world of her, and does everything she can to find her mother. Where'd You Go Bernadette does a beautiful and touching job at showing a mother and daughters relationship, making it the perfect gift from a daughter this Mother's Day.

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