Books for real moms - true stories and all about being a mom

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Hello, My Name Is Mommy: The Dysfunctional Girl's Guide to Having, Loving (and Hopefully Not Screwing Up) a Baby
1.  Hello, My Name Is Mommy: The Dysfunctional Girl's Guide to Having, Loving (and Hopefully Not Screwing Up) a Baby by Sheri Lynch
$12.74   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Love Works Like This: Moving from One Kind of Life to Another
2.  Love Works Like This: Moving from One Kind of Life to Another by Lauren Slater
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Life After Birth: What Even Your Friends Won't Tell You About Motherhood
3.  Life After Birth: What Even Your Friends Won't Tell You About Motherhood by Kate Figes
$14.44   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
4.  Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher
$9.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (453 customer reviews)

Confessions of a Slacker Mom
5.  Confessions of a Slacker Mom by Muffy Mead-Ferro
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (98 customer reviews)

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Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life: Or How I Learned to Love the House, the Man, the Child
6.  Dispatches from a Not-So-Perfect Life: Or How I Learned to Love the House, the Man, the Child by Faulkner Fox
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

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The Mask of Motherhood: How Becoming a Mother Changes Our Lives and Why We Never Talk About It
7.  The Mask of Motherhood: How Becoming a Mother Changes Our Lives and Why We Never Talk About It by Susan Maushart
$13.05   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood
8.  Misconceptions: Truth, Lies, and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood by Naomi Wolf
$12.41   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews)

Naptime Is the New Happy Hour: And Other Ways Toddlers Turn Your Life Upside Down
9.  Naptime Is the New Happy Hour: And Other Ways Toddlers Turn Your Life Upside Down by Stefanie Wilder-Taylor
$12.48   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (61 customer reviews)

Why I Jumped: My True Story of Postpartum Depression, Dramatic Rescue & Return to Hope
10.  Why I Jumped: My True Story of Postpartum Depression, Dramatic Rescue & Return to Hope by Tina Zahn
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Growing Girls
11.  Growing Girls by Jeanne Marie Laskas
$12.35   Used & New from: $0.11
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Life Laughs: The Naked Truth about Motherhood, Marriage, and Moving On
12.  Life Laughs: The Naked Truth about Motherhood, Marriage, and Moving On by Jenny McCarthy
$12.24   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

Raising Blaze: A Mother and Son's Long, Strange Journey into Autism
13.  Raising Blaze: A Mother and Son's Long, Strange Journey into Autism by Debra Ginsberg
$12.48   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder (Signet)
14.  Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder (Signet) by Ann Rule
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (330 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sunshine: A Novel (An Avon Flare Book)
15.  Sunshine: A Novel (An Avon Flare Book) by Norma Klein
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

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Waiting for Birdy: A Year of Frantic Tedium, Neurotic Angst, and the Wild Magic of Growing a Family
16.  Waiting for Birdy: A Year of Frantic Tedium, Neurotic Angst, and the Wild Magic of Growing a Family by Catherine Newman
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)

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Will's Choice: A Suicidal Teen, a Desperate Mother, and a Chronicle of Recovery
17.  Will's Choice: A Suicidal Teen, a Desperate Mother, and a Chronicle of Recovery by Gail Griffith
$13.14   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America
18.  Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America by Michelle Kennedy Hogan
$11.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Growing Seasons: Half-Baked Garden Tips, Cheap Advice on Marriage and Questionable Theories on Motherhood
19.  Growing Seasons: Half-Baked Garden Tips, Cheap Advice on Marriage and Questionable Theories on Motherhood by Annie Spiegelman
$14.95   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea
20.  Still Life with Chickens: Starting Over in a House by the Sea by Catherine Goldhammer
$9.62   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year
21.  Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year by Anne Lamott
$11.58   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (244 customer reviews)

Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression
22.  Down Came the Rain: My Journey Through Postpartum Depression by Brooke Shields
$12.92   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (236 customer reviews)

Kathy
23.  Kathy by Barbara Miller
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Crime of Dorothy Sheridan
24.  The Crime of Dorothy Sheridan by Leo Damore
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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less
25.  The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less by Terry Ryan
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (238 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Another Place at the Table
26.  Another Place at the Table by Kathy Harrison
$12.11   Used & New from: $4.98
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (80 customer reviews)

Cruel Doubt
27.  Cruel Doubt by Joe McGinniss
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

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Hillbilly Gothic: A Memoir of Madness and Motherhood
28.  Hillbilly Gothic: A Memoir of Madness and Motherhood by Adrienne Martini
$14.04   Used & New from: $4.80
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

The Blue Cotton Gown: A Midwife's Memoir
29.  The Blue Cotton Gown: A Midwife's Memoir by Patricia Harman
$13.16   Used & New from: $2.85
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Inconceivable
30.  Inconceivable by Carolyn Savage
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

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Augusta, Gone: A True Story
31.  Augusta, Gone: A True Story by Martha Tod Dudman
$11.44   Used & New from: $1.49
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Lift
32.  Lift by Kelly Corrigan
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

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Are You There Alone? : The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates
33.  Are You There Alone? : The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates by Suzanne O'Malley
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)

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