Did you realize Mother’s Day is just around the corner? OK, so not JUST around–it’s May 14–but it’ll be here before you know it. Do you want to be the one standing in the supermarket looking for the least-dead bunch of carnations because you forgot to get your mom something nice? Of course you don’t! (Protip: nobody wants carnations.)
Wouldn’t Mom rather have a great book to read? We’ve selected a few choices that should satisfy moms of every stripe–and we’re putting it up now so you have plenty of time to order them.
Grace NotesKatey Sagal
Gripping, singular, and gorgeously reflective, Grace Notes is a memoir told in essays by beloved actress, Hollywood veteran, and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal—perfect for fans of Mary Louise Parker’s Dear Mr. You and Patti Smith’s M Train.
The Rosie EffectGraeme Simsion
Quirky Don Tillman managed to find love in spite of himself, thanks to a research project with a most unusual outcome. Now he applies the same process to parenting, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law!.
Game of CrownsChristopher Andersen
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of WILLIAM AND KATE and THE DAY DIANA DIED takes a compulsively readable look into the relationships and rivalries of Queen Elizabeth, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Kate Middleton.
The Simplicity of Cider
A prickly but gifted cider-maker whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a handsome man and his young son at her family’s careworn orchard by the author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake and Luck, Love & Lemon Pie.
The Last Chance MatineeMariah Stewart
These three sisters didn't even know each other existed and now they must save an old theater in a small Pennsylvania town in order to gain their movie-star father's inheritance...
Cookies & Cups CookbookShelly Jaronsky
Wildly popular Cookies & Cups blogger Shelly Jaronsky’s eagerly anticipated cookbook features all-new, mouth-watering, delectable sweet treats 100% guaranteed to make you want to eat dessert first.
Close Enough to TouchColleen Oakley
From the author of Before I Go comes an evocative, poignant, and heartrending exploration of the power and possibilities of the human heart, perfect for fans of the emotional novels of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult.