10 Strong Literary Mothers for Mother's Day

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As Mother's Day approaches I've been thinking a lot about the role mothers play in books. They can be saviours and protectors. They can be demanding. They can be forgiving. Sometimes we may wish these women were moms we knew in real life. Maybe they'd be our friends or mentors. They could laugh about our children's exploits... or our own. They are women that understand our fears but they also understand our strengths. Join us in raising a toast to these ten strong literary mothers.

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