Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Thirty-three books to read with your mother

At the B&N Reads blog, Heidi Fiedler tagged thirty-three books to read with your mother, including:
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, by Maria Semple

An idiosyncratic relationship between a precocious teenager and a childlike mother lies at the center of this hilarious and wise novel. Told through emails, letters, bills, FBI reports, and more, it will have readers examining their own relationships with tenderness and affection.
Read about another entry on the list.

Where’d You Go, Bernadette is among the Star-Tribune's eight top funny books for dire times, Jeff Somers's five books that use cultural anthropology to brilliant effect and top five novels featuring runaway parents, Chrissie Gruebel's seven great books for people who love Modern Family, Charlotte Runcie's ten best bad mothers in literature, Joel Cunningham's seven notable epistolary novels and Chrissie Gruebel's five top books for readers inspired by Nora Ephron.

--Marshal Zeringue