Book Review: The Perfect Mother


Book Summary:

A group of mothers known as the May Mothers (mothers whose babies were born in the month of May), get together twice per week with their babies in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

On the evening of July 4th they arrange to meet at a neighborhood bar. While they’re out on a rare evening without their babies, one of the infants goes missing.

The story line follows each of the mothers as they try to figure out who took six week old Midas and where he might be.

At the same time each mother is trying desperately to hide her own dark secret. And as happens with most secrets, they are all about to be exposed.

About The Author:

aimee molloy

Aimee Molloy is the author of the New York Times bestseller However Long the Night: Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph and the co-author of several non-fiction books, including Jantsen’s Gift, with Pam Cope.

The Perfect Mother is her first novel.



  1. This story line sounds frightening…worst nightmare kind of scary…I think I’ll pass. But thanks for sharing.

  2. Hi, I read your book reviews all the time and I’ve noticed that you no longer give your opinion of the book. I always used to pick books based on your thoughts about them. Is there a possibility that you could include this again. Thanks very much, sue

    1. Yes, I can do that. Guess I kind of forgot about doing it. I read so many books!

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