8 Books to Give Your Mom This Mother's Day

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8 Books Your Mom Won't Have to Pretend to Like This Mother's Day

Mother's Day is right around the corner. Are you prepared?!

If you want to give a good gift (and I mean really good gift), take a look at the books I've found for you and your mom (or mother figure, whatever that means to you), all readily available to you on Amazon. It's always a good idea to give books as a gift for Mother's Day, but if you're overwhelmed by the choices, don't be.

Whether she loves World War II fiction or a good romance novel, there's something for every mom on this list. She'll actually read them too, they're that good. So, take a look at some new books for you to wrap up in time for Mother's Day. She'll thank you later.

1. The Desert Sky Before Us

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When two sisters reunite to complete their deceased mother's scavenger hunt, a story of rediscovery unfolds. Your mom will especially love this story if she wants to join an adventure without leaving the comfort of her reading nook. The Desert Sky Before Us is emotionally rich and fulfilling all at the same time.

2. The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

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Stella Fortuna feels cursed. Her life seems to be surrounded by death. And in her small Italian town, Stella is trying to protect her little sister, Tina, from the cruelty life has to offer. Unfortunately for the sisters, their father Antonio believes women should be subservient. The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna tells the story of survival across the globe and how family dynamics can create more harm than good.

3. Resistance Women

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Resistance Women is an exciting new book from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini that your mom will surely adore. When Mildred Fish marries her new brilliant German husband, Arvid Harnack, they move back to Germany where their future awaits. But as Hitler and the Nazi Party take control, the newlyweds must survive. Mildred begins gathering information from her American friend Martha Dodd, the daughter of the U.S. ambassador. Inspired by true events, Resistance Women is a historical thrill ride that will never be put down.

4. Ask Again, Yes

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Ask Again, Yes is the perfect gift for bookworms alike. Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope are neighbors and NYPD rookies in the same precinct in the Bronx. Explore the friendship and inner workings of families, friendships, with the ups and downs of adulthood and the joys and tenderness that comes with it.

5. You, Me, and the Sea

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Merrow Shawe is drawn to the ocean. She explores the coast of Northern California, a destination that is piped in the mystery of her mother's death. When a new face enters Horseshoe Cliff, Merrow is drawn to the charismatic, Amir. But the love she finds in Amir might not be all it seems forcing Merrow to find answers that could be difficult to digest.

6. Waisted

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Waisted is a wickedly fun spin on the pressure and obsession women put on themselves, and others in regards to food, eating, and weight. Alice and Daphne are obsessed with their weight but neither would tell one another such a thing. The two meet at Waisted, a program that promises rapid weight loss. With five other women, they join forces and leave their lives for change. All they have to do is lose weight... and contribute to a public documentary about weight-loss, Waisted: The Documentary.

7. The Mother-in-Law

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If you want to have some fun with your mom, stepmom, mother-in-law, or mother figure, then why not add this mysterious novel to your list? Lucy's husband's mother, Diana, never truly liked her. Lucy knows she had other plans for her beloved son but kept up the farce, be polite, gracious, and lovely at all times. Diana was beloved in her community and Lucy never understood why. Five years go by and Diana is dead and the suicide note claims she ended her life after learning she was dying of cancer. Yet the autopsy shows no sign of cancer. Lucy has to get to the bottom of her mother-in-laws untimely death before she has a target on her back.

8. My Lovely Wife

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Give this to your mom in front of her husband and let the fun begin! With a cover like that, who wouldn't want to ready My Lovely Wife by Samantha Downing? What happens when a couple finds the happily ever after and it's not enough? Boredom can be dangerous and in some cases, deadly.

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