The Ultimate List of Books for Moms
Being a mom takes a whole lot of faith, a trusting crew of friends, and all the help and encouragement we can get from other moms who are gifted with the ability to use their heartfelt words and inspiring stories and well-worn wisdom to guide us along the way.
I want to give you this exhaustive list of incredible books for moms that have encouraged me, helped me grow and inspired me to be a better mom. I have always read books for moms since I was pregnant, and I truly believe we need them to tend to our hearts, help us parent, and remind us that we are surely not alone.
Take a good look at this list and pick out the books that speak to you in whatever season you’re in. And don’t forget about buying some for moms you know who could use a good book to help them, encourage them, and inspire them too.
Books for Christian moms who need faithful encouragement:
Can’t Make This Stuff Up!: Finding the Upside to Life’s Downs. Check it out HERE.
Stolen Jesus: An Unconventional Search for the Real Savior. Check it out HERE.
Quiet Time: A 30-day Devotional Retreat for Moms in the Trenches. Check it out HERE.
When God Says “Wait”: navigating life’s detours and delays without losing your faith, your friends, or your mind. Check it out HERE.
Colorful Worship, a Christian Themed Adult Color Book, Hand-Drawn and Inspired By Hymns. Check it out HERE.
Life on Saturn: A lifetime of grace in unexpected places. Check it out HERE
Unbound: Finding Freedom from Unrealistic Expectations of Motherhood. Check it out HERE.
How Are You Feeling, Momma? (You don’t need to say, “I’m Fine.”): Authentic & Encouraging Psalm Reflections on the Many Emotions of Motherhood. Check it out HERE.
Midnight Lullabies: Moments of Peace for Moms. Check it out HERE.
Sacred Ground, Sticky Floors: How Less-Than-Perfect Parents Can Raise (Kind of) Great Kids. Check it out HERE.
Messy Journey: How Grace & Truth Offer the Prodigal A Way Home. Check it out HERE.
Books for moms who need support in parenting:
Mom Life: Perfection Pending. Check it out HERE.
Then I Became a Mother. Check it out HERE.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Mom Knows Best: 101 Stories of Love, Gratitude & Wisdom. Check it out HERE.
Raising Big Kids with Supernatural Love. Check it out HERE.
Raising Little Kids With Big Love. Check it out HERE.
Messy Parenting: Powerful and Practical Ways to Strengthen Family Connections. Check it out HERE.
The Unofficial Guidebook to Surviving Life With Toddlers. Check it out HERE.
Ben’s Adventures: Day at the Beach. Check it out HERE.
Where Did My Sweet Grandma Go?: A Preschooler’s Guide to Losing a Loved One. Check it out HERE.
Follow Jesus: A Christian Teen’s Guide to Navigating the Online World. Check it out HERE.
Lose the Cape: Ain’t Nothing but a Teen Thang. Check it out HERE.
Lose the Cape: Realities from Busy Modern Moms and Strategies to Survive. Check it out HERE.
The Mother of All Meltdowns: Real Stories of Moms’ Finest (Worst, Completely Awful) Moments. Check it out HERE.
Just Tell Me I’m Pretty: Musings on a Messy Life. Check it out HERE.
Books for the grieving moms:
Rare Bird: A Memoir of Loss and Love. Check it out HERE.
Sunshine After the Storm: A Survival Guide for the Grieving Mother. Check it out HERE.
Loved Baby: 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child after Pregnancy Loss. Check it out HERE.
Books for mom’s health and wellness:
Help and Hope While You’re Healing: A woman’s guide toward wellness while recovering from injury, surgery, or illness. Check it out HERE.
Living FULL: Winning My Battle With Eating Disorders. Check it out HERE.
Sugar-Free Mom to Be: My pregnancy journey with type 1 diabetes. Check it out HERE.
Simple Living Right Now: Ending LIfe’s Chaos and Reclaiming Joy. Check it out HERE.
Wear the Damn Swimsuit: Lessons and Stories from Cancer and Life. Check it out HERE.
Great novels for mom’s much-needed “ME-TIME”:
A Friend in Paris. Check it out HERE.
A Noble Affair. Check it out HERE.
A Regrettable Proposal. Check it out HERE.
The King and Miss Clark. Check it out HERE.
Longbourn State of Mind. Check it out HERE.
The London Chronicles. Check it out HERE.
Ten Years Taken. Check it out HERE.
Suspicion on Sugar Creek. Check it out HERE.
Unfortunate Ursula Underwood. Check it out HERE.
I could write all about each one of these amazing books written by incredible moms I know, but that would require too many words, so trust me on this. They are ALL SO GOOD.
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Kristi Campbell says
Chris, what an amazing compilation of books for moms. I will most definitely check many of them out! You’re wonderful, my lovely friend. Truly. xo
Gretchen Garrison says
What a great collection of books!