What to Watch and Read This Mother’s Day

Love cuddling up and watching a great TV show with mom? We have some book recommendations for the mom in your life who loves a good television binge. From competitive cooking shows and drama packed thrillers to goofy sitcoms and reality TV, you’ll be able to find the perfect book to pair with what mom enjoys watching best.

On the Line by Fern Michaels

and Top Chef

Fern Michaels’ latest suspense novel On the Line is all about a rising start chef whose family secrets come to light after he collapses in his restaurant’s kitchen is a delicious pick for the mom in your life who loves Top Chef!

Georgie, All Along by Kate Clayborn

and New Girl

Nothing beats a feel-good show like New Girl! Which is why we think any mom who loves the sitcom, will love Kate Clayborn’s Georgie, All Along—a smart, tender must-read for everyone who’s ever wondered about the life that got away.

Those Empty Eyes by Charlie Donlea

and Unsolved Mysteries

Charlie Donlea’s newest twist-filled thriller Those Empty Eyes about a woman trying to uncover who murdered her family is a perfect pick for any moms who can’t get enough of Unsolved Mysteries.

The Confidante by Christopher C. Gorham

and The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Do you know a mom who can’t get enough of history like The Roosevelts: An Intimate History? Then The Confidante by Christopher C. Gorham definitely should be their next read! This nonfiction title is the first-ever biography of Anna Marie Rosenberg, whose influence on American history, from the New Deal to the Cold War and beyond, has never before been told.

An American Beauty by Shana Abe

and The Gilded Age

Is the mom in your life obsessed with HBO’s The Gilded Age? If they want to continue exploring New York during the Gilded Age, then An American Beauty by Shana Abe about Arabella Huntington should be their next week! Plus, one of the characters in the show is based on Arabella!

Mastering the Art of French Murder by Colleen Cambridge

and Julia

Colleen Cambridge’s newest historical fiction novel is about Julia Child’s fictional best friend who must prove that Julia is innocent when the iconic chef is accused of murder! If you know a mom who can’t get enough of Julia’s cooking show, then they’ll want to try and crack the case in Mastering the Art of French Murder!

Strawberry Lane by Jodi Thomas

and Sweet Magnolias

Do you know a mom who love stories about friendship and romance set in small towns like Sweet Magnolias? You’ll want to introduce them to the heartwarming world of Jodi Thomas’ Strawberry Lane! In a small Texas town where most families go back generations, four strangers meet and unite as they bury a father none of them has ever seen and begin slowly to piece together a bond that will not only change them, but the community for the better.

Breakneck by Marc Cameron

and Big Sky

Already high stakes are intensified when the wilderness is added in. Marc Cameron’s Breakneck is a great read for the moms who can’t enough of the drama and action in Big Sky. Join Arliss Cutter as he strives to survive in the Alaskan wilderness while also working to stop a revenge plan.

Mother of the Bride Murder by Leslie Meier

and Say to the Dress

Do you know a mom who loves to binge watch Say Yes to the Dress? Then we think they’ll say yes to reading Leslie Meier’s latest Lucy Stone mystery! In Mother of the Bride Murder, Lucy heads to France for her daughter’s wedding but ends up in a murder mystery.