May — A Mother’s Love

May 10 is Mother’s Day, so in honor of all the great moms out there, I chose these four books that showcase the lengths a mom will go for her children.

Dave Eggers introduces us to Josie, who flees with her kids to the wilds of Alaska; What She Knew involves a missing child and a mother accused; a single mother raises her child in the Dust Bowl era of rural Texas in Rainwater; and finally the true story of Philomena whose child was sold by the nuns she had sought to help her, and her life-long search to find him.

Goodreads Group Reads

There are two stand-out choices for the month of May, and while I have already read both I would highly recommend them if you haven’t already had the chance.  One is J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic, The Hobbit, which I first read in 5th grade and several times since (and I’m thinking I may have to revisit this month!).  The other is Delia Owens’ novel, Where the Crawdads Sing.  I read this about a year ago and fell in love with it, it actually broke my cynical heart.

And what will you be reading this month?  Feel free to drop me a line anytime!

Take care, stay safe and healthy, and Happy Reading!


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