What are the best must-read books for any woman and moms?

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    #1The Help

    The Help
    The Help is a historical fiction novel by Kathryn Stockett. Set in the American South during the 1960s, it tells the stories of an unlikely group of three women working together to fight racial oppression.
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    Roberto Gómez
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "If you're a lady, then you need to check out this book. It's set in the american south and is amazingly accurate representation of what some ladies went through back then."
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    #2My Sister's Keeper

    My Sister's Keeper

    My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult centers on Anna, who was conceived for the sole purpose of providing bone marrow for her sister Kate, who is suffering from leukemia. Anna questions her life's purpose and starts to decide on her own.

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    Ángel Santos
    Written on May 12, 2018
    "My sister's keeper is a great book, it's a very good choice for any woman or mom who wants to read a book, it's a must read, and has won many awards and a new york times #1 seller."
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    #3The Kite Runner

    The Kite Runner
    The Kite Runner is a novel by Khaled Hosseini that tells the story of Amir and his childhood friend Hassan, the son of his father's servant, against the backdrop of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
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    Ana María Leal
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "I think the book is great. I always found it intriguing learning about how people of different social structures can become friends"
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    #4Room

    Room

    Room is a novel written by Emma Donoghue which tells the story of a 5-year-old boy named Jack who gets to live in a room he considers the world. 

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    Benito Galicia
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Room was a great movie but the novel is even better. I recommend it to any mother that wants to see how strong a bond a mother can have to their child."
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    #5Love You Forever

    Love You Forever

    Love You Forever is a story about a mother and her love for her newborn son. This 1986 classic has sold more than 15 million copies and has been translated into other languages.


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    Timothy Oliver
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "I recommend all moms who enjoy reading to give this book a try. Centers around a womans love for her newborn and really relates to parenthood in general. "
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    #6Cheating to Survive (Fix It or Get Out)

    Cheating to Survive (Fix It or Get Out)

    Cheating to Survive is the first novel from Christine Ardigo's Fix it or Get out series. The book was published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform on May 10, 2014.

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    Frank Cole
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "This is an absolutely disgusting idea, and is more worthy of being a banned book than Catcher in the Rye. To think that someone is making money off of telling women to go out and "Cheat" is so unfathomable, uncouth, and pathetic."
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    #7Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII

    Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII

    Six Wives is a book by David Starkey that tells the story of the women who fell in love with King Henry VIII. This book elaborates how women affect the reign of a king, including all the details of their pregnancy, marriages, and religions.

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    Edward Sanchez
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I don't think this is solid for current moms but does offer historical views. Also has aspects of polygamy and how people of affluence were endured."
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    #8The Glass Castle

    The Glass Castle
    The Glass Castle is Jeanette Walls' best-selling memoir about her poverty-stricken family, which is a balanced story of despair, happiness, love, and loyalty. This novel spent seven years in NYT's bestsellers list and was adapted into a major motion picture.
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    Matthew Brooks
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I read this book nonstop from the time I picked it up. It was fantastic and not only is it a must-read for women, but it's a must-read for anyone. As a native West Virginian, I have seen the struggles the author portrays in this book first-hand in my extended family as well as in friends' families. She's nailed it, and she's made it accessible to all with her brilliant and honest prose."
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    #9House Rules

    House Rules
    Jodi Picoult's House Rules tells the story of Jacob Hunt, a teenage boy with Asperger's Syndrome. Jacob becomes a suspect in a murder case, and his family struggles as officials try to shed light on the mystery.
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    Ruth Jordan
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "I wanted the best must read books for any woman and moms. House Rules was on the top of the list and it deals with a teenage boy with Aspergers Syndrome. It deals with a murder case and the boy being a suspect."
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    #10Water for Elephants

    Water for Elephants

    Water for Elephants is a book by Sara Gruen which tells the story of Jacob who has to work with a problematic man in a traveling circus and later they will acquire an elephant that they will name Rosie.

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    Lisa Richards
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "Unfortunately, I have not read the book. I have heard it was very good but the movie not so much."
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    #11A Thousand Splendid Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Suns is a contemporary fiction book written by Khaled Hosseini which tells the story of a poor and uneducated woman who needs to endure hardships in her life. 

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    George Miller
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This was another interesting book from the guy who wrote The Kite Runner. A tale of another culture as it struggles to live in the modern world. "
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    #12The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
    The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a historical novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Set in 1946, it tells the story of Juliet Ashton, a writer, and her correspondence with members of the titular society.
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    Jacqueline Cruz
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "This book includes some history and is about a very interesting time period. I like reading about the details of life in the time and place where this book it set."
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    #13The Secret Life of Bees

    The Secret Life of Bees

    The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd depicts loss and betrayal. This book was a New York Times bestseller and has won the 2004 Book Sense Book of the Year Awards. In 2008, this novel was turned into a movie.

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    Keith Wilson
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "Went in to this one not knowing what it was about. It's not actually about bees . Very touching and heartwarming story about the american south. I was so into this book that the time just flew by without me even realizing that i was halfway done. I would recommend this anyone who is looking for a good read and a very touching story."
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    #14Still Alice

    Still Alice
    Still Alice is a standalone contemporary fiction novel written by Lisa Genova which centers on 50-year-old Alice Howland who has been diagnosed with the early stage of Alzheimer's disease. This is the debut novel of the author of the book. 
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    Howard Washington
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Fantastic book but i find it misses that mark other authors can achieve. It goes through the life of Lisa who is around 50 years old and is diagnosed with early stage of Alzheimer. She slowly loses her identity but i won't go into more detail as i don't want to spoil anything. Overall this book is a good read."
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    #15Every Five Years (Fix It or Get Out)

    Every Five Years (Fix It or Get Out)

    Every Five Years is the second book from Christine Ardigo's contemporary romance series Fix It or Get Out. It was published by Alexandria Publishing Group on August 11, 2014. 

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    Deborah Kelley
    Written on April 13, 2018
    "This romance series is fun and uproarious! With unique characters that really feel like my friends, I love grabbing a glass of wine and one of these books. There's lots of juicy suspense as people stumble their way toward love--I found myself rooting for everyone's happening. A light, breezy read for summer."

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Best What are the best must-read books for any woman and moms
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The HelpBooks 28 Paid
2My Sister's KeeperBooks 26 Paid
3The Kite RunnerBooks 25 Paid
4RoomBooks 22 Paid
5Love You ForeverBooks 21 Paid
6Cheating to Survive (Fix It or Get Out)Books 19 Paid
7Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIIIBooks 18 Paid
8The Glass CastleBooks 18 Paid
9House RulesBooks 12 Paid
10Water for ElephantsBooks 10 Paid
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