Just in time for Mother’s Day our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has collected these terrific books that make perfect gifts for every mother in your life. From memoir, to fiction, to poetry, to essays, these books are sure to please new and veteran mothers alike.
What I Told My Daughter
By Nina Tassler
In What I Told My Daughter, entertainment executive Nina Tassler has brought together a powerful, diverse group of women—from Madeleine Albright to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Dr. Susan Love to Whoopi Goldberg—to reflect on the best advice and counsel they have given their daughters either by example, throughout their lives, or in character-building, teachable moments between parent and child.
Poems That Make Grown Women Cry
By Anthony Holden and Ben Holden
The follow-up to the international bestseller Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, a new collection of poetry so powerful that it has moved 100 grown women to tears–bestselling authors, respected politicians, Academy Award winners, and other eminent figures from the arts, sciences, and politics—along with their personal introductions to each work.
Before We Visit the Goddess
By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
A beautiful, powerful new novel from the bestselling, award-winning author of Sister of My Heart and The Mistress of Spices about three generations of mothers and daughters who must discover their greatest source of strength in one another—a masterful, brilliant tale of a family both united and torn apart by ambition and love.
The Mommy Group
By Elizabeth Isadora Gold
From New York Times contributor Elizabeth Isadora Gold comes a witty, wise, and relatable memoir about the incredible bond among a group of new mothers and the importance of female friendship during the crucial first two years of parenthood.
My Mrs. Brown
By William Norwich
From the Vogue contributing editor and well-known fashion journalist William Norwich, a novel about a Rhode Island woman with a secret who makes her first journey to New York City because she feels she must buy a particular dress that will say everything she wishes to say about that secret…and herself. Timeless, poignant, and appealing, My Mrs. Brown is a novel for every mother in the world, every woman who ever wanted the perfect dress, and every child who wanted to give it to her.
What Comes Next and How to Like It
By Abigail Thomas
From the New York Times bestselling author of A Three Dog Life, What Comes Next and How to Like It is an exhilarating, superbly written memoir on friendship, family, creativity, tragedy, and the richness of life. Exquisitely observed, and full of lush sentences you’ll want to read over and over again, this is a glorious guide to living imperfectly and exuberantly.