10 unexpected book ideas for Mother's Day


If you happen to be shopping for a Mother's Day gift today, you might find yourself at a big book store, leafing through the literary options they've set out. Those Mother's Day displays are full of light, inspirational books draped in pastel coloured covers, suggesting you don't sweat the small stuff and to wear more sunscreen. They're usually paired with an artfully arranged crop of scented candles, and the odd throw pillow. One look and you might think, "that's not my mom."

So, what book should you get her for Mother's Day? What kind of present will celebrate how wonderful and unique she truly is? We have 10 unexpected Mother's Day book suggestions below. Take a look in the slideshow below and if they don't represent your mother, tell us what you plan to give her on Sunday in the comments.