Mother's Day Gift Bags
Celebrate the mothers in your life with care packages from Wellesley Books. Choose from a selection of newly-released signed books and we'll add assorted goodies from our gift department, including soft bamboo socks, botanical hand lotion and a box of sumptuous, sea-salted dark chocolate peanut butter melts. We can even pop in a pretty notecard with your personal message.
Gift bags may be picked up at Wellesley Books, or select the shipping method "Mother's Day Gift Bag" for USPS Priority shipping.
You can select from the following titles:
Come Fly the World by Julia Cooke
“Thoughtful, well-researched and utterly engaging, Come Fly the World is smart escapist journalism and a tribute to hundreds of women who were much more than just a crew of pretty faces….Journalist Julia Cooke paints a riveting, complex portrait of the adventurous lives of Pan Am stewardesses during aviation's golden age.”—Shelf Awareness
Elizabeth & Margaret by Andrew Morton
“Morton examines in this vibrant history the ‘push-and-pull between... deep love and primal jealousy’ that bonded Queen Elizabeth II and her younger sister, Princess Margaret… Royal watchers will be enthralled.”—Publishers Weekly
Finding Freedom by Erin French
"With extraordinary honesty and humor, Erin French's incredible memoir takes us on a profoundly personal journey through her highest highs and her lowest lows. It was her love of cooking and bringing people joy that gave her the strength to build the life she’d always dreamed of. I’ll never forget this book and neither will you."—Ina Garten
Good Company by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
"Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney plumbs the depths of marriage, motherhood and friendship with warmth and wit. I devoured it in one gulp! Treat yourself to some Good Company." — Maria Semple, author of Today Will Be Different
Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge
“Kaitlyn Greenidge’s historical fiction unites the African diaspora. Libertie is a feat of monumental thematic imagination . . . Greenidge both mines history and transcends time, centering her post-Civil-War New York story around an enduring quest for freedom . . . The sheer force of Greenidge’s vision for [Libertie], for us all, gives us hope that it won’t be long now.”—Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, The New York Times Book Review
When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain
“[A] stunning crime novel . . . McLain matches poetic prose with deep characterizations as she shines a light on the kindness in her characters’ souls. Fans of literary suspense won’t be able to put this one down.”—Publishers Weekly