Modern Motherhood

What happens when the heroines of “chick lit” settle down and have children? They become the heroines of “mommy lit,” touching, amusing tales of the trials and tribulations of modern pregnancy and motherhood. All of these titles can be found in the Adult Fiction section unless otherwise noted.


Bilston, Sarah. Bed Rest. 2006.
     Also available: eBook

Bird, Sarah. The Mommy Club. 1991.

Boncompagni, Tatiana. Gilding Lily. 2008.

Bourgoin, Adriana. Nine Months in August. 2007.

Center, Katherine. Everyone is Beautiful. 2009. (Adult Chick Lit CEN).

Center, Katherine. Get Lucky. 2010. (Adult Chick Lit CEN).

Coburn, Jennifer. Tales from the Crib. 2006. (Adult Chick Lit COB).

Coleman, Rowan. The Accidental Mother. 2006. (Adult Paperback-Oversize C).

Crittenden, Danielle. Amanda bright@home. 2003.

Eckler, Rebecca. Knocked Up: Confessions of a Mother-to-Be. 2004.
(Adult Biography B E195.kn)

Fielding, Helen. Mad About the Boy. 2013.

Finnamore, Suzanne. The Zygote Chronicles. 2002. (Adult Chick Lit FIN).

Gaskell, Whitney. Mommy Tracked. 2007. (Adult Chick Lit GAS).
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Green, Jane. Babyville. 2003. (Adult Chick Lit GRE).
     Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Green, Risa. Notes From the Underbelly. 2005. (Adult Chick Lit GRE).

Green, Risa. Tales From the Crib. 2006. (Adult Chick Lit GRE).

Hauser, Melanie. Confessions of Super Mom. 2005.

Holden, Wendy. The Wives of Bath. 2005. (Adult Chick Lit HOL).

Jacob, Madeleine K. The Mommy Fund. 2005. (Adult Chick Lit JAC).

Karbo, Karen. Motherhood Made a Man Out of Me. 2000.

Kargman, Jill. Momzillas. 2007.
     Also available: CD

Keyes, Marian. Watermelon. 1995. (Adult Chick Lit KEY).
     Also available: eBook

Kinsella, Sophie. Shopaholic & Baby. 2007. (Adult Chick Lit KIN).
     Also available: CD, eBook, eAudiobook

Klimo, Kate. Labor Pains. 1988.

Lehmann , Stephanie. Are You In the Mood? 2004. (Adult Chick Lit LEH).

Lipinski, Maureen. A Bump in the Road: From Happy Hour to Baby Shower. 2009.
(Adult Chick Lit LIP).

Lyles, Whitney. First Comes Love. 2007. (Adult Chick Lit LYL).

Neill, Fiona. Slummy Mummy. 2007. (Adult Chick Lit NEI).

Pearson, Allison. I Don’t Know How She Does It: The Life of Kate Reddy, Working Mother. 2002. (Adult Chick Lit PEA).
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Pearson, Patricia. Playing House. 2003. (Adult Chick Lit PEA).

Pinneo, Sarah. Julia's Child. 2012.

Porter, Jane. Odd Mom Out. 2007. (Adult Chick Lit POR).

Rosett, Sara. Moving is Murder. 2006. (Adult Mystery ROS).

Scheibe, Amy. What Do You Do All Day? 2005.

Star, Nancy. Carpool Diem. 2008.

Stewart, Katherine Silberger. The Yoga Mamas. 2005.

Stories of Motherhood. 2012. (Adult Nonfiction 813.0108 S)

Waldman, Ayelet. Death Gets a Time-out. 2003. (Adult Mystery WAL)

Webb, Kris and Kathy Wilson. From Here to Maternity: A Novel of Total Exhaustion. 2004.

Weiner, Jennifer. Certain Girls. 2008. (Adult Chick Lit WEI).
     Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Weiner, Jennifer. Little Earthquakes. 2004. (Adult Chick Lit WEI).
     Also available: CD

Wolitzer, Meg. The Ten-Year Nap. 2008.
     Also available: Large Type, CD

Zigman, Laura. Dating Big Bird. 2000. (Adult Chick Lit ZIG).