7 Audiobooks to Gift Your Mom

If you’re stumped on what to get your mom for Mother’s Day, you’re in luck! One of these seven audiobooks is sure to be the perfect gift.

For mothers who love contemporary fiction

Anything Is Possible

An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss in this new work of fiction by #1 bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout.
Listen to an excerpt ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE

The Night the Lights Went Out

Recently divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap moves with her two children to the Atlanta suburb of Sweet Apple. There, she becomes close with the town matriarch, Sugar, and a wealthy young mother, Heather. Merilee finds herself drawn into Heather’s glamorous world but soon discovers that appearances are rarely what they seem.
Listen to an excerpt THE NIGHT THE LIGHTS WENT OUT

 

For mothers who love memoirs and biographies

My Mother's Kitchen

A funny, moving memoir about a son’s discovery that his mother—mentor and friend to many famous chefs in America—has a genius for understanding the intimate connections between cooking, people, and love.
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Wherever You Go, There They Are

With a wry wit and healthy dose of irresistible self-deprecation, bestselling author Annabelle Gurwitch delves into the family she was born into and the family she’s created in a hysterically funny and slyly insightful new collection of essays.
Listen to an excerpt WHEREVER YOU GO THERE THEY ARE

Jane Austen, the Secret Radical
Author: Helena Kelly
Read By: Emma Bering

A brilliant, illuminating reassessment of the life and work of Jane Austen that shows us how she intended her books to be read, revealing, as well, how subversive and daring—how truly radical—a writer she was.
Listen to an excerpt JANE AUSTEN THE SECRET RADICAL

 

For mothers who love historical fiction

The Hollywood Daughter
Author: Kate Alcott
Read By: Erin Spencer

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker and A Touch of Stardust, comes a Hollywood coming-of-age novel, in which Ingrid Bergman’s affair with Roberto Rossellini forces her biggest fan to reconsider everything she was raised to believe.
Listen to an excerpt THE HOLLYWOOD DAUGHTER

A Bridge Across the Ocean
Author: Susan Meissner
Read By: Kim Bubbs

World War Two is over and Annaliese Lange, a German ballerina, and Simone Deveraux, a daughter of a French Résistance spy, join hundreds of other European war brides aboard the renowned RMS Queen Mary to be reunited with their American husbands. When the voyage ends in New York, though, only one will disembark. In present day, Brette Caslake visits the haunted Queen Mary and what she finds will set her on a course to solve a seventy-year-old mystery.
Listen to an excerpt A BRIDGE ACROSS THE OCEAN