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The best books to read this summer- 10 books for summer reading for moms

As we approach summer, I am already thinking about soaking in some summer reading. While summer reading for moms definitely looks different than summer reading pre-kids, it can still happen. There was a season that I spent a lot of time nursing a baby and reading a book. In another season, I read every night after the kids were in bed. Now, I am starting to find more pockets in the day where I can read while the kids play. Sometimes, we even all read at the same time! It is glorious!

I am working on making my own summer reading list, but these are ten books that are must reads for moms in my opinion. There is a mixture of fiction and nonfiction. I have a huge stack of non ficton to read this summer, so I need to add in some fiction.

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A Portrait of Emily Price I love all of Katherine Reay’s books. If you have not checked them out, these should be first on your list!

Firefly Lane- I read this a few years ago and quickly became obsessed with the series. You will fall in love with the characters and story line.

Bittersweet- This is the perfect book for reading before bed. There is so much truth woven into the stories.

Rachel Hollis Books Rachel has three books, and I loved them all. They are light and fun and perfect for summertime!

Count to Nine- I love finding a good parenting book. Ruthie is like a mom mentor to me- even miles apart! Her tips will help you as a mother.

The Glorious Ordinary If you are looking for a devotional for your summer, this one is perfect. You will be challenged, inspired, and encouraged.

Why Just Survive When You Can Thrive- Shameless plug for my own book here! I wrote this book with mamas in mind. There are eight quick chapters full of tips for thriving as a mom.

The Kitchen House This was one of those books that I did not want the story to end.

The Magic of Motherhood I recently started reading this book and adore it. First, the design is lovely and I love a beautiful book. Second, it is full of encouraging and honest essays on motherhood. Within each chapter I am either crying, laughing, or nodding my head in agreement.

What would you add to this list? 

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  • Reply Laura

    Oh my goodness, this list looks amazing! Somehow I haven’t read ANY of these. Going to fix that soon! BTW, when I clicked on the linkup link to this post, I got a 404 error. I found the post by clicking on your sidebar. 🙂 Happy Reading!

    May 3, 2017 at 12:42 pm
    • Reply Keri

      Enjoy!!! Ahh thank you! I must have accidentally put the wrong link in! Ugh thank you!

      May 3, 2017 at 6:52 pm
  • Reply Davonne Parks

    I haven’t read a single one of these books! Sent some free samples to my Kindle & saved the list to Pinterest. Thank you for the suggestions!

    May 3, 2017 at 6:49 pm
    • Reply Keri

      Yay!!! Hope you enjoy!

      May 3, 2017 at 6:50 pm
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  • Reply BettieG

    These sound like a really great selection of books. Thanks so much for sharing! I am visiting here from #LMMLinkup. Blessings to you!

    May 3, 2017 at 8:49 pm
    • Reply Keri

      Thank you Bettie! I hope you have a great day!

      May 4, 2017 at 2:12 am
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