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Mother's Day book gift guide

Crystal Patriarche is the Director of Parenting Content for SheKnows and oversees the SheKnows Book Lounge. She's a mother, a life-long book lover, an Arizona State University journalism and public relations graduate and entrepreneur. ...

Best books for every mom

Mother’s Day is the perfect time to shower the moms in your life with words of wisdom and appreciation for all they do, including a few good books.

The Icing on the CakeFor the mom who enjoys books and baking
The Icing on the Cupcake by Jennifer Ross is a multi-generational story about a young Texan woman named Ansley, who builds a new life for herself after a broken engagement by opening a cupcake shop in New York City.

Ross was inspired by her life-long passion for baking, which she developed in her own grandmother's kitchen.

There she not only learned the tricks of a master baker, she uncovered its true meaning: Baking is love, intelligence and freedom.

Sprinkled with Ansley's brilliant cupcake recipes and baking tips throughout the book, this sweet story is perfect for moms who love family and spending time in the kitchen. $10.20, buy this book.

For the mom who loves to entertain
Great Get-TogethersEmily Post's Great Get-Togethers is perfect for moms who love parties and socializing.

From etiquette experts and legacies to the legendary "mistress of American manners" Emily Post, authors Anna and Lizzie Post dish out advice and tips on how to throw the perfect gathering for a new generation.

Whether it's a child's birthday party, a causal picnic or an elegant sit-down dinner, this book offers tips, answers, ideas and more on all things entertaining from recipes to decorating.

Entertaining moms will love this guide for hosting a successful party. $17.15, buy this book.

Next up, books for Molly Ringwald fans and one for book clubs!

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