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Mother’s Day reads for every mum

Looking for the perfect book to give your maternal guardian this Mother’s Day? Whether she loves a gripping thriller, a stirring romance, or an inspiring self-help guide, there’s an ideal gift for her in this tailor-made reading list.

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What kind of reader is your mum? Does she prefer a burning romance? A tangled detective tale? An awe-inspiring memoir? Or maybe a down-to-earth non-fiction guide to being a better gardener, baker, or version of herself? As Mother’s Day rolls around, books can make the perfect gift for the hard-to-buy-for mum, showing just how much you know her without breaking the bank.

So, we’ve assembled a healthy mix of books ideal for the maternal figure in your life. Find her ideal read below, or consult our Mother's Day gift guide.

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