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#mother’s day

Books to Read With Mom This Mother’s Day

These books will offer you and your mother a nice distraction from chaotic times, sparking compelling conversation and comforting reprieve.

Books Both You and Your Mom Will Enjoy

5 Not-So-Perfect Literary Moms Who Deserve to be Celebrated Anyway

Here is a list of not-so-perfect literary moms who shatter the trope of "ideal supermom" and deserve all the badges of honor in the world. 

The Bookish Moms Behind Book Riot

8 Books to Read for Mother’s Day

Looking for books on motherhood that reflect diverse experiences and don't shy from the messy, complicated side of parenting? Check out these excellent reads recommended by a mother for mothers.

Literary Bad Moms Who Ease My Own Mom Guilt

Moms who can help ease your own mom guilt.

Our Favorite Literary Mothers

Because sometimes a literary mom is one you wish were your own, too.

My Mother-Daughter Book Club Fail

One reader on trying (and failing) to read books with her mother.

How My Mother Made Me a Classics Nerd

One reader talks about how her mother taught her to fall in love with the classics.

An Ode to Bookish Moms

One reader reflects upon the influence of mothers on the reading lives of their children.