Modern Moms

Must-reads for mothers: crafting, entertaining, humor, practical advice, and more

  • The Bridge Ladies

    By turns darkly funny and deeply moving, The Bridge Ladies is the unforgettable story of a hard-won—but never-too-late—bond between mother and daughter.

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  • You Made Me a Mother

    A beautiful look at motherhood with illustrations by Fancy Nancy illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser!

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  • Darling Days

    "Dear Ma, Since my first conscious moments, you have been a gladiator to me -- the fiercest example of a woman's power I could ever know." -opening line from Darling Days

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  • The Rainbow Comes and Goes

    A charming, intimate and fascinating collection of correspondence between Anderson Cooper and his mother, the celebrated Gloria Vanderbilt.

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  • Tippi

    The star of Hitchcock’s The Birds, Tippi Hedren bares all in her first memoir. Tippi’s unstoppable spirit comes across in this tell all autobiography which also includes her close relationship with equally famous daughter Melanie Griffith and granddaughter Dakota Johnson.

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  • Buffering

    "By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Hannah Hart’s new book is a roaring, beautiful, and profoundly human account of an extraordinary life."—John Green 

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  • Moranifesto

    Feminist darling and bestselling author Caitlin Moran returns with another savvy, sassy, and hilarious collection, covering everything from Hillary Clinton to UTIs. Caitlin’s manifesto is an engaging and mischievous rallying call for our times.

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  • Marrow

    “I thought with Marrow, Elizabeth Lesser had written a book about dying. But in fact (and miraculously) this is a book that teaches us how to live.” -Jane Fonda

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  • The Nest

    “Her writing is like really good dark chocolate: sharper and more bittersweet than the cheap stuff, but also too delicious not to finish in one sitting.” -Entertainment Weekly

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  • The Past

    “Hadley’s beautifully composed new novel... recalls Elizabeth Bowen’s The House in Paris in its dovetailing story lines, but the author’s genius for the thorny comforts of family... are entirely her own.” -Vogue

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  • Be Frank With Me

    A sparkling talent delivers an infectious novel that combines the charming pluck of Eloise, the poignant psychological quirks of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and the page-turning spirit of Where’d You Go, Bernadette.

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  • The Fifth Avenue Artists Society

    "Joy Callaway paints a marvelously detailed portrait of Gilded Age New York, and in Ginny Loftin, inspired in part by the author’s own ancestor, she has created an affecting and appealing heroine." -Jennifer Robson

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  • Girl Through Glass

    “A haunting portrait of obsession, ambition, sacrifice, and the secrets one woman thought she left in the past.” - Buzzfeed

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  • I Want My Epidural Back

    "Now that I’m a mom, I know the most painful part isn’t getting something giant through your hooha. It’s having a real live child." –Karen Alpert

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  • The Bookshop on the Corner

    “Losing myself in Jenny Colgan’s beautiful pages is the most delicious, comforting, satisfying treat I have had in ages.”—Jane Green

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  • The Muse

    The intricate way in which Burton pulls the two plots together is unexpected and impressive, a most original story about creative freedom, finding one’s voice, and the quest for artistic redemption.” -Publishers Weekly

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  • Earning It

    The extraordinary women we meet in the pages of Earning It and the hard-won lessons they share provide a compelling career compass that will help all women reach their highest potential without losing a meaningful personal life.

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  • Settle For More

    At once funny and uplifting, Settle for More offers unparalleled insight into one of the most charismatic and intriguing television personalities of her generation.

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  • I'll Take You There

    The bestselling author Wally Lamb weaves an evocative, deeply affecting tapestry of one Baby Boomer’s life and the trio of unforgettable women who have changed it.

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  • Delta Lady

    A memoir by renowned singer-songwriter Rita Coolidge following her life from small town Tennessee, through the Memphis music scene of the late 60’s, and finally to fame as a singer in Los Angeles.

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