Quote of the Day – May 12, 2019

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Wonderful Literary Quotes About Wonderful Mothers

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Let’s celebrate the wonderful women in our lives through these beautifully written book quotes about mothers:

“As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones of my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot now imagine a life without her.”

―Kristin Hannah, Summer Island

“Dan clung to her in speechless gratitude, feeling the blessedness of mother love, — that divine gift which comforts, purifies, and strengthens all who seek it.”

―Louisa May Alcott, Jo’s Boys

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Ten Best Moms in Literature

Happy Mother’s Day!

As we celebrate and give the love and affection our own mothers rightfully deserve, let us take the time to celebrate the great moms of literature ( what would we do without their comforting thoughts and words): Continue reading “Ten Best Moms in Literature”

UK’s and USA’s Top Ten Books: Week Ending April 25

Not that many changes in UK’s bestsellers but as always a few shakeups in US’s bestsellers. And if you’re still shopping for that last-minute Mother’s Day gift, nothing says “I love you Mom” like a great book!

UK Bestsellers:

  1. Personal-Lee Child
  2. The Girl on the Train-Paula Hawkins
  3. The Children Act-Ian McEwan
  4. The Beekeeper’s Daughter-Santa Montefiore
  5. All I Know Now Wonderings and Reflections on Growing Up Gracefully-Carrie Hope Fletcher
  6. The Escape-David Baldacci
  7. How To Build a Girl-Caitlin Moran
  8. Eat. Nourish. Glow. 10 Easy Steps for Losing Weight, Looking Younger & Feeling Healthier-Amelia Freer
  9. The Empty Throne-Bernard Cornwell
  10. Private Vegas-James Patterson

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Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Book Lovers

mothers-dayNow that Easter is over, we can concentrate on the next holiday: Mother’s Day. The day that we give thanks and show love and appreciation who literally went through hours of painful labor just to give birth to us. And if your mother loves books (just like mine does) but can be picky, you may have a hard time picking that perfect gift for her. So here’s a list of a few great gift ideas that will keep you from last-minute shopping and also on a budget:

1. Bamboo Bathtub Caddy

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Perfect for the mother who wants to relax from a tiring day with a good book and a glass of wine. Combine that with a hot bath and you got yourself a relaxing evening! (Find at GoneReading.com)

2. Old Book Scented Candle

Old Book Scented Candle Candles for Book Lovers

What’s could be better than feeling the pages through you fingers? How about smelling it? (Find on Etsy)

3. Literary Teas

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For that tea lover in your life. Based their blends on different literary authors. (Find at LiteraryTea Co.)

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