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6 Books To Give Mom For Mother's Day Gifts

Our moms do so much for us. Each Mother's Day, we want to find the perfect gift to show just how much we love and appreciate them. Whether your mom loves novels or memoirs or home cooking, our sister company Simon & Schuster is back with a book that she’ll love.

The Children’s Crusade
By Ann Packer

Children's Crusade
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From the bestselling and award-winning author of The Dive From Clausen’s Pier comes a sweeping new novel that explores the secrets and desires of one California family over the course of five decades. An extraordinary study in character and a rare and wise examination of the legacy of early life on adult children, this is Ann Packer’s most deeply affecting book yet.

What Comes Next and How to Like It: A Memoir
By Abigail Thomas

What Comes Next
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New from the bestselling author of A Three Dog Life comes this fresh, exhilarating, superbly written memoir about aging, family, creativity, tragedy, friendship, and the richness of life. Wise and witty, What Comes Next and How to Like It is a beautiful examination of Abigail Thomas’s life today.

Nonna’s House: Cooking and Reminiscing with the Italian Grandmothers of Enoteca Maria
By Jody Scaravella

Nonna's House
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From the internationally celebrated grandmothers of Enoteca Maria, an intimate, hospitable, and one-of-a-kind Italian restaurant on Staten Island, this beautiful collection of recipes and nostalgia features the great traditions of Italy.

Donna Bell’s Bake Shop: Recipes and Stories of Family, Friends, and Food
By Pauley Perrette, Darren Greenblatt, and Matthew Sandusky

Donna Bell's Bake Shop
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Nestled in the heart of Manhattan is a little shop with a big story. Specializing in Southern treats, Donna Bell’s is owned by CBS star Pauley Perrette and her two best friends. With recipes for favorites like buttermilk biscuits, chocolate chip-almond scones, and peach streusel muffins; this is the story how one fantastic bakery brings warmth and happiness to the urban jungle. We love these two classics: Donna Bell’s buttermilk biscuits and lemon bars, two items for which this bakery is deservedly famous!

Inside the O’Briens
By Lisa Genova

Inside The O'Briens
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New from the bestselling author of Still Alice, Inside the O’Briens is a powerful new novel about a family struggling with the impact of Huntington’s disease. Praised for writing that “explores the resilience of the human spirit” (The San Francisco Chronicle), Lisa Genova has once again delivered a novel as powerful and unforgettable as the human insights at its core.

A Fine Romance
By Candice Bergen

A Fine Romance
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In her follow-up to Knock Wood, Candice Bergen explores her life’s intimate moments: her marriage to a famous French director, the birth of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter blossom. A natural writer, Candice is hilarious, brutally honest, down-to-earth, and wise. Readers will feel like they’ve just made a new best friend.

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