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9 Awesome Titles To Add To Your Library For Busy Moms

by | April 9, 2019

Just because you are busy moms doesn’t mean you should have to choose between enjoying a good book and an important task. Even if you don’t have a lot of spare time, you could make your way through a decent chunk of pages sitting in your car while waiting for your kid, while waiting for an appointment to start, or even for just 15 minutes every night before bed. In honor of National Library Week, here are 9 easy and captivating reads that are perfect for busy moms.

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#Girlboss- Sophia Amoruso

Founder of the brand Nasty Gal, Sophia Amoruso tells her hilarious, inspirational and always sarcastic tale of her journey from a broke twenty-two year old to the queen of a unique empire of fashion. It’s light-hearted and easy to pick-up and put-down as you need, although you won’t want to stop reading.

I Just Want To Pee Alone- Stacey Hatton

Every mom knows what it’s like when you can’t even get privacy in your own bathroom for five minutes, and in this book you can read 37 personal stories from awesome mom bloggers such as “Insane in the Mom-Brain” and “Rants From Mommyland.”

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This Is For The Women Who Don’t Give A F**k- Jane Robinson

At only 185 pages, you will burn through this poetry book in no time. With a wide range of stories covering all things womanhood, you will feel everything from sadness to joy between Roinson’s pages.

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101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think- Brianna Wiest

Reading a series of short essays could be a much more manageable task for moms who already have the world on their plate. This collection will pull on your mental and emotional ways of thinking and is great to pass on and share with your friends once you’ve finished.

Yes Please- Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler, actress from SNL and Parks & Rec, talks on topics surrounding what it’s like being a parent, among other personal tales of sex and friendship. If you love her as a comedian, you are sure to enjoy how much of her personal voice she emits throughout her book.

The Great Gatsby- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Maybe you have vague memories of the rich and ever-so-mysterious Jay Gatsby from your high school English class (or from Leo DiCaprio’s rendition of the character) but The Great Gatsby is a quick read that’s perfect for waiting at your kid’s appointments or extra-curricular activities.

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Reasons My Kid Is Crying- Greg Pembroke

A hilarious collection of photos and stories from parents around the world on why their kids are crying, this book is just what you need for a quick pick-me-up after a stressful day at work or while relaxing at the park.

The Sun And Her Flowers- Rupi Kaur

Poems are great for any mom-on-the-go because they are shorter in length than a chapter in a novel and can spark some of your inner creativity. Rupi Kaur first surged in popularity from her poetry collection, Milk and Honey, with themes of femininity, strength and wisdom. If you loved that collection and need more of her work, this book is for you.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s- Truman Capote

Immortalized by Audrey Hepburn in 1961, this book is a romantic comedy, one about freedom and what “home” means. Heart-breaker and trouble-maker Holly Golightly is an unforgettable character anyone could laugh with.


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