05/06/2011 12:14 pm ET Updated Jul 06, 2011

Mother's Day Books Your Mom Will Actually Like

Listen. Your mom gave birth to you, and you’ve been incredibly ungrateful ever since. Remember when you sneaked out in high school and thought she didn’t know? Remember when she told you that you looked fine even though you had blindingly-bright silver braces and acne? And then remember when you went to college and cried like a baby on the phone when your slutty dorm mate stole your boyfriend? She loved and reassured you during your darkest hours, so the least you can do is buy her a book for Mother’s Day. Here are a few suggestions.