As Mother’s Day approaches, it’s time to celebrate the remarkable women who have shaped our lives with their boundless love, wisdom, and unwavering support. How can we ever begin to thank our mothers, step-moms, grandmas, mothers-in-law, and other maternal figures? While we should celebrate them year-round, let’s give them a little bit more love this Mother’s Day. Check out some of the Ulysses Press approved book gifts perfect for any book-loving mom.

Want to make her Mother’s Day even sweeter? Make some quick and easy French-Toast, it’ll be the perfect in bed breakfast while she enjoys her new books.

For our musical moms:

The Official Britney Spears Coloring Book: This official coloring book is the ultimate way to pay tribute to the Princess of Pop and the perfect gift for any Britney fan. So hit that Britney playlist one more time, grab your pens, and get coloring!

2Fish: 2Fish is a collection of intimate poems (and a few short stories) written by Jhene Aiko from her adolescence to adulthood.

For our romance loving moms:


Romantasy Coloring Book: Featuring 24 illustrations inspired by all the best parts of romantasy books, this captivating collection will have you bringing mythical creatures, magical landscapes, and ethereal characters to life through color.

Build Your Own Romantic Comedy: Live the cheesy rom-com love story of your dreams with this hilarious mix-and-match adventure through adorable meet-cutes, fun montages, and grand romantic gestures. . . all leading the way to the final kiss.

For our moms that love to cook:

50 Things to Bake Before You Die: This heavenly collection of dessert recipes—gifted to us from the greatest bakers and chefs from small-town café owners to fancy restaurateurs to TV show hosts—is a call to arms, to action, to revolution! Or, at the very least, a call to turn on the oven. Because who has time for the third-best brownie recipe or so-so Nutella-stuffed chocolate chip cookies?

The I Love Trader Joe’s® Snack Boards Cookbook: Create stunning boards, creative charcuterie, and delicious spreads for every occasion with 50 recipes featuring your favorite Trader Joe’s® products.

For our crime junkie moms:

Cold Cases: Discover the fascinating true crime stories of JonBenét Ramsey, the Black Dahlia, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft, the Amber Alert case, the Cleveland Torso Murders, and more. A must-read for murderinos, armchair detectives, and online sleuths of all kinds!

Serial Killer Trivia: Perfect for any true crime junkie or connoisseur of macabre tales, this fact-packed book quizzes readers on their true crime knowledge and offers fascinating stories of well-known murderers as well as lesser-known, but just as nefarious, killers.

The Big Book of 1980s Serial Killers: Neon leg warmers, big hair, rock band T-shirts, and mix tapes — 1980s’ nostalgia at its finest. But just below that saccharine facade lurked a seedy underbelly of inconceivable human monsters like no decade before had ever seen.