5 Reads for Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Check out these titles available at the library.
- Breathe, Mama, Breathe by Shonda Moralis
Moralis shares 65 strategies to help you turn everyday moments into your own mindful breaks: over coffee, while bottle- or breast-feeding, in the car, after a meltdown (yours or theirs!), or anytime you need a “Three-Breath Hug” or a reminder that “This, Too, Is Passing.
- The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
A mesmerizing, moving, and elegantly written debut novel, The Language of Flowers beautifully weaves past and present, creating a vivid portrait of an unforgettable woman whose gift for flowers helps her change the lives of others even as she struggles to overcome her own troubled past.
- Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled, and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her.
- Wild by Cheryl Strayed
A powerful, blazingly honest, inspiring memoir: the story of a 1,100 mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe–and built her back up again.
- A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century.