This Mother’s Day, show mom you are thinking of her by gifting the perfect book. From expectant moms to grandmas, these books will let the important women in your life know how extraordinary they are. Check out the titles below for inspiration.
Hey! It’s Your Day: Inspirational Quotes and Affirmations to Live By by June Cotner
June Cotner has been gathering her favorite quotes for more than two decades. Now, she shares these specially curated words of wisdom to guide readers on their personal journeys of positive thinking. Featuring an eclectic selection of figures like Edward Abbey, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and Oprah Winfrey, this positive thinking book captivates readers with fresh, insightful, and engaging motivational quotes. Inside, they may even discover a new book, mantra, or role model.
Women of Interest: The Ultimate Book of Women’s Trivia by Alicia Alvrez
Women of Interest is a humorous compendium of little known facts about the history, fame, fortunes, fashions, and fictions of the female species–enough to impress your mother and your boss, win arguments with your boyfriends and husbands, and generally know more about your fabulous female self.
Minimalist Moms: Living and Parenting with Simplicity by Diane Boden
Make minimalist living possible for your family. Parenting is hard enough already without trying to change the way you live in one fell swoop. Diane Boden, the host of the Minimalist Moms podcast, knows that what busy moms desire is quick, daily inspiration and a reminder of the positive impact of minimalism. Minimalist Moms is a book of on-the-go minimalist wisdom, that gradually teaches busy parents how to embrace the core principles of minimalism—simple living, focusing on what matters, and inner calm.
Modern Manners for Moms & Dads: Practical Parenting Solutions for Sticky Social Situations by Sarah Davis, Ed.D., and Evie Granville, M.Ed.
Parenting doesn’t happen in a bubble, but you wouldn’t know that from other parenting books. Own this humorous, often irreverent take on what parenting in public is really like. Here’s real-world advice on embarrassing moments parents with young kids face every day. When you’re raising kids, you’re thrown into dilemmas you could never have dreamed up. How can you turn these into opportunities to be an A+ parent and friend, role model, and member of your community?
The Fearless Woman’s Guide to Starting a Business: What Every Woman Needs to Know to be a Courageous, Authentic and Unstoppable Entrepreneur by Ameé Quiriconi
The Fearless Woman’s Guide to Starting a Business is a book for freedom-seeking female entrepreneurs and solopreneurs who want to know how to connect with their true passions, skills, and desires. It’s a book for startup businesswomen who get honest with themselves about their reasons for wanting to start a business. Learn what type of new business you want to lead. Through a combination of data, neuroscience, true stories, humor, and the type of frankness that you would expect from your best girlfriend, this book helps you determine the real reasons and motivations behind starting a business―and then dares you to dream big about what being the head of a woman-owned business can do for you.
Skincare for Your Soul: Achieving Outer Beauty and Inner Peace with Korean Skincare by Jude Chao
Have you always longed for that fresh, glowing, no-makeup look? With this step-by-step guide to Korean skincare routines, anyone can attain healthy skin. But Skincare for Your Soul takes it one step further―it guides you to a place where skincare is also self-care.
Cocktails, Mocktails, and Garnishes from the Garden: Recipes for Beautiful Beverages with a Botanical Twist by Katie Stryjewski
Step inside a bartender’s apothecary, forage for garnishes, and craft some of the most popular cocktails, mocktails, and beverages. This beautifully photographed compendium of craft cocktails includes examples of garnishes and interesting ingredients to give any drink a botanical twist.
Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!: The Ultimate Guide to Black Pregnancy & Motherhood by Shanicia Boswell
Written with lighthearted humor and cultural context, Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant! discusses the stages of pregnancy, labor, and motherhood as they pertain to pregnant Black women today. Written for the modern pregnant Black woman, Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant! is the essential what do you expect when you’re expecting guide to understanding pregnancy from a millennial Black mom’s point of view.
The Woman’s Book of Courage: Meditations for Listening, Living, and Loving by Sue Patton Thoele
Now with an updated look and a larger format for easier reading, The Woman’s Book of Courage is a little book with a big message we can take charge of our lives, stop trying to please all of the (other) people all of the time, and live happily with ourselves and others right now. Since it was first published, The Woman’s Book of Courage has touched the lives of hundreds of thousands of women.
You, Recharged: How to Beat Fatigue (Mostly), Amp Up Your Energy (Usually), and Enjoy Life Again (Always) (Regain Your Mojo) by Polly Campbell
When author and podcaster Polly Campbell got tired of her hoodie smelling like pizza and her days being clouded by midlife over-exhaustion, emotional burnout, and boredom, she decided to get off the couch and reclaim her core energy. But could this burned-out, chronically ill, middle-aged mother of a teen rediscover her vitality? Yes. And so can you.
Your Work from Home Life: Redefine, Reorganize and Reinvent Your Remote Work by Becca Anderson and M.J. Fievre
Whatever your remote work circumstance, learn how to be productive at home with nuggets of hard-earned wisdom. From choosing the best colors for workspace productivity to starting a business, these remote work gurus offer everything needed for a smooth work-to-home transition. Learn productivity tips and so much more.
When Women Run the World Sh*t Gets Done: Celebrating the Power of Women Now by Shelly Rachanow
Packed with stories of ordinary women doing extraordinary things, this book is a must-have for any woman who has ever dreamt of a better world. Be inspired by this compelling tour de force of sisterhood. Dive into this empowering narrative and read about many women’s experience from a trauma surgeon working to stem the epidemic of gun violence, teens fighting for clean water, inspiring future generations to continue their work to activists from around the world fighting the injustices of inequality and patriarchy. One small action can inspire a movement. As these women have shown, a movement can change minds…and ultimately the world.