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9 Audiobooks Perfect for Mother’s Day

May 9th is Mother’s Day! Share a story with your Mom, the mom-like figures in your life, and snag a treat for yourself (we see you, pet and plant parents!) with audiobooks. Want to gift a sweeping historical fiction? Just looking for a fun story to gab about? Call this list an audio bouquet, because these are no bad picks.

The GRAMMY and Audie Award-winning audiobook is an intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir written and narrated by the former First Lady of the United States.

“The former First Lady’s warm reading immediately pulls listeners close for what feels like an intimate chat with a friend.”—Booklist

Great Circle is a continent-spanning, unforgettable story of a daredevil female aviator determined to chart her own course in life, at any cost.

Great Circle is sure to give even firmly earthbound readers a new appreciation for those who are compelled ever skyward.”–BookPage [starred review]

The next heartfelt modern take on Little Women by the New York Times bestselling author of Meg & Jo. With the March women reunited, this time with growing careers and families, they must once again learn to lean on one another as they juggle the changes coming their way.

At the end of the nineteenth century, three revolutionary women fight for freedom Chanel Cleeton’s captivating new audiobook inspired by the true story of a legendary Cuban woman–Evangelina Cisneros–who changed the course of history.

Olympus, Texas is bighearted debut with technicolor characters, plenty of Texas swagger, and a powder keg of a plot in which marriages struggle, rivalries flare, and secrets explode, all with a clever wink toward classical mythology.

“Swann immerses readers in small-town life while generously endowing each character with depth and agency…Rich and compelling.”—Booklist (starred review)

From the bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and When Life Gives You Lululemons comes Where The Grass is Green, and the Girls Are Pretty, a highly entertaining, sharply observed novel about sisters, their perfect lives…and their perfect lies.

From the brilliant mind of David Yoon, author of Frankly in Love and Super Fake Love Song, comes a lightning-fast and scorchingly observant adult thriller about how we can save ourselves from the very real perils of a virtual world.

From celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams, While Justice Sleeps is a gripping, complexly plotted thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The buzz is loud and wholly deserved for this shrewd and exciting legal thriller by prominent voter-rights activist and best-selling Abrams.”—Booklist (starred review)

In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet weekly to discuss unsolved crimes; together they call themselves the Thursday Murder Club. As bodies begin to pile up, can our brilliant gang catch a killer?

“Narrator Leslie Manville captures the humor that arises organically from the very real characters she voices, making this audiobook fun to listen to.”–AudioFile

Looking for more recs for the parental peeps in your life? Browse our Book Club selections