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What’s Your Favorite Mother’s Day Book?

What's your favorite Mother's Day book? It could be a book you've given as a gift to a mom in your life, a book with an unforgettable "Mom" character, or a book you're hoping to get this Mother's Day! Tell us in a comment!

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  • Kira, editor @ Read It Forward

    I can’t forget the sick, twisted “Mom” character in Gillian Flynn’s first novel, SHARP OBJECTS. Gives me shivers just thinking about her. This character haunted me so much, I was spooked when I met Gillian’s mom at an award show. I had no reason to be – she was sweet as pie, of course!

  • Emily Davis

    Mrs. Weasley!

    • Kira, editor @ Read It Forward

      That’s a great one, Emily! I love Mrs. Weasley. What a cool mom, never gets her feathers ruffled.

  • Missyinpa

    Mrs. March in “Little Women.” So strong! And her example to her girls was in her actions more than her words.

    • Kira, editor @ Read It Forward

      Oh, I haven’t thought about Mrs. March in so long – thanks for that Missyinpa!

  • Kathy Cilley

    Marmee in Little Women. She allowed her daughter to be themselves, to not be just girls, but strong independent women. To show emotions and work as hard if not harder than any man.

    • Kira, editor @ Read It Forward

      Kathy, looks like you’re not the only RIFer who loves LITTLE WOMEN!

  • Mary Ann

    I always liked Mrs. Murray from “Wrinkle in TIme”

    • Kira, editor @ Read It Forward

      Mary Ann, I’m reading that with my husband’s daughter now – she is fascinated with Mrs. Murray!

  • techeditor

    Frankly, I think the best Mother’s Day “book” I ever gave was the gift card I gave my mother last year. But I gave her a gorgeous cookbook last Christmas, Home Made Winter by Yvette van Boven.

  • Regie Lualhati

    I like the moms in Joy Luck Club. Both “moms” too in Beaches. :)

  • Rose

    my favorite Mothers day book is Kate Remembered. I gave it to my mom as a gift.

  • kaytsis

    In the Kitchen of Half Truths, a wonderful book about Mother daughter relationship.

  • melody

    Pride and Prejudice, Kera knightly put in a lot of emotion.