19 Badass Literary Moms Who Need To Be Celebrated

    Don't mess with moms.

    1. Molly Weasley (Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling)

    2. Catelyn Stark (A Song of Ice and Fire series, George R.R. Martin)

    3. Charley Bordelon (Queen Sugar, Natalie Baszile)

    4. Marilla Cuthbert (Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery)

    5. Hypatía Belicia Cabral (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz)

    6. Jennifer Honey (Matilda, Roald Dahl)

    7. Frannie Lancaster (The Fault in Our Stars, John Green)

    8. Hattie Shepherd (The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, Ayana Mathis)

    9. Dr. Kate Murry (A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle)

    10. Bernadette Fox (Where'd You Go, Bernadette, Maria Semple)

    11. Natalie Prior (Divergent, Veronica Roth)

    12. Marmee (Little Women, Louisa May Alcott)

    13. Bobbi Lambrecht (Wild, Cheryl Strayed)

    14. Katie Nolan (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith)

    15. Aurora Greenway (Terms of Endearment, Larry McMurtry)

    16. Boy Novak (Boy, Snow, Bird; Helen Oyeyemi)

    17. Ma (Room, Emma Donoghue)

    18. Suyuan Woo (The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan)

    19. Irene Reilly (A Confederacy of Dunces, John Kennedy Toole)

    You're the best, moms.