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May 10, 2014

3 Great Books for the Bookish Mom on Mother's Day

Let’s take a moment to admit it: moms are awesome. Which is why there’s an entire holiday dedicated just for them! And with Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be doing some serious brainstorming in an effort to figure out what is the best gift for that mother figure in your life. I think that all bibliophiles can attest to the fact that books are one of those gifts that keep on giving: you can keep it on your shelf and re-read it whenever you need to satisfy your book-loving craving. Books definitely make great gifts for moms too! So here are three books you should consider giving to that special mom figure (along with a bouquet of flowers or a basket of chocolates, perhaps?): Angels of Destruction by Keith Donohue angels Why She’ll Love It: Donohue’s tale revolves around the relationship between parent and child – and not just blood-related parent child relationships either. We see the central character as defined by two different lives: the one in which she loves her own daughter and the one in which she develops a love for an adopted child. Goodreads Rating: 3 and ½ out of 5 stars.   Plum Series by Janet Evanovich plum Why She’ll Love It: Not only does Evanovich’s series revolve around a strong, female lead character, but also features quirky mom figures in the shape of Stephanie Plum’s meddling mother and possibly insane grandmother. Your mom will love these books for the comedic effect alone! Goodreads Rating: 4 out of 5 stars   Sophie's Choice by William Styron sophie Why She’ll Love It: Styron’s novel has a little bit of everything including a historical setting, emotional impact, and wonderful, fleshy characters. If you’re momma figure hasn’t had the chance to read this one she should give it a try! Just warn her in advance that this particular novel may cause a few tears. Goodreads Rating: 4 and 1/2 out of 5 stars.  Now the decision is up to you! Share with us book titles that you think would make great Mother’s Day gifts. And if you’d like to get really creative and give your mom a book she can hang on her wall, check out our selection of amazing art prints. We have a great Mother’s Day promotion going on until Sunday, so check in on Facebook to find out the details! Happy Mother’s Day to all those wonderful moms out there – may you have a day full of love and wonderful bookish delights! :)