13 Mother's Day Book Gifts for Your Bookish Mom

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Giving your beloved mom a book for Mother's Day might not be the most original idea, but it's a classic for a reason. First of all, it's surprisingly tough to pick out the perfect book for another person. It's like shopping for jeans when the jean-wearer isn't there — obviously, it's an impossible task, so if you even come close, it shows you know the other person pretty well. And that means something, doesn't it?

Plus, there's something so sweet and comforting about a good book in a busy mom's life, whether she's a new mom, a wrangler of teenagers, or an empty nester working on her Etsy apothecary. A tangible book is a retreat that she can return to, again and again, whenever life is crowding in or the internet is getting a bit too rambunctious for her taste. And every time she slips back into that little world, she'll think of you.

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