If youâ€™re stumped on what to get your mom for Motherâ€™s Day, youâ€™re in luck! One of these seven audiobooks is sure to be the perfect gift.
For mothers who love contemporary fiction
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
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 Heatherâ€™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
A funny, moving memoir about a sonâ€™s discovery that his motherâ€”mentor and friend to many famous chefs in Americaâ€”has a genius for understanding the intimate connections between cooking, people, and love.
Listen to an excerpt MY MOTHER’S KITCHEN
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 sheâ€™s created in a hysterically funny and slyly insightful new collection of essays.
Listen to an excerpt WHEREVER YOU GO THERE THEY ARE
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 daringâ€”how truly radicalâ€”a writer she was.
Listen to an excerpt JANE AUSTEN THE SECRET RADICAL
For mothers who love historical fiction
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
World War Two is over and Annaliese Lange, a German ballerina, and Simone Deveraux, a daughter of a French RĂ©sistanceÂ 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