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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Even though you’ve known her for a while, sometimes it’s hard to figure out what to buy your mother. So we’ve compiled a list of books your mom might like to take a break with.

Love, Mom: Poignant, Goofy, Brilliant Messages from Home
by Doree Shafrir, Jessica Grose
Sweet and nagging e-mails from mothers to their adult children.

The Mighty Queens of Freeville: A Mother, a Daughter, and the Town That Raised Them
by Amy Dickinson
"Ask Amy," columnist talks about the women in her family who helped raise her daughter after Amy's husband left. “A moving testament to the many women who have led small lives of great consequence in a tiny place.”
by Lyss Stern, Julie Klappas
100 ways moms can spend their time when they have 10 minutes to themselves.

Life With Mother
by the Editors of LIFE Books
Photos of celebrity and everyday mothers.

Home: A Memoir of My Early Years by Julie Andrews The former Mary Poppins shares her journey from a hard life in war-torn Britain to America stardom.

When You Lie About Your Age, the Terrorists Win: Reflections on Looking in the Mirror
by Carol Leifer
A former writer for Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show and SNL, Leifer recounts coming out, a breast-cancer scare and adopting a newborn son at age 50.

When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple
by Sandra Martz (Editor)
Essays and photos depicting the beauty, humor and courage of women living in their later years.

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“Mother’s Day Gift Guide”