1. Books represent a new thematic experience, even for readers of past books, as Chicken Soup has tightened the content, and books contain only relevant stories. Out-of-date stories were eliminated. 2. Each book contains 101 stories recompiled from dozens of past Chicken Soup titles. 3. "Our 101 Best Stories" collection is an efficient way for new readers to obtain books covering Chicken Soup's most popular topics. 4. Every book has a warm and moving foreward from Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen explaining the company's rebirth and its return to 101 stories per book. "Mom will know where it is...what to say...how to fix it." This is the first Chicken Soup book to focus on the pervasive wisdom of mothers everywhere. It includes the best 101 stories from Chicken Soup's library on our perceptive, understanding, and insightful mothers. These heartfelt stories written by mothers and their children will inspire and amuse readers, and will remind them of all that is right about being a mother. These stories celebrate the special bond between mothers and children, our mothers' unerring wisdom about everything from the mundane to the life-changing, and the hard work that goes into being a mother every day. The first Chicken Soup for the Soul book was published in 1993, and became a publishing industry sensation, ultimately selling eight million copies. The company went on to publish more than 150 Chicken Soup titles, selling more then 100 million copies, and becoming a household name. Chicken Soup for the Soul has won dozens of awards over the past 15 years, and its founders, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have become celebrity motivational speakers and authors.