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Barnes & Noble Announces Great Books and Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Celebrate Mom with B&N Exclusive Editions, Designer Stationery, Mother’s Day Cards and More

Special Storytime for Moms & Kids on Saturday, May 12

New York, NY – WEBWIRE

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced its unique selection of great books, including B&N Exclusive Editions, designer stationery, NOOK e-Readers and accessories to celebrate Mother’s Day. Customers can also find over 100 Mother’s Day Greeting Cards in a variety of styles, as well as specially designed gift cards for Mom. Barnes & Noble stores across the country are also hosting special Mother’s Day Storytimes for Moms and their children on Saturday, May 12, at 11 a.m.

Barnes & Noble stores and BN.Com are offering 30% off select Mother’s Day items and 40% off select items for Members.

Great Books for Mom

Barnes & Noble’s has some great options for book lovers – from fiction to memoir to inspirational titles to help recharge and reflect. Some terrific selections for Mom include:

  • Love & Ruin by Paula McLain, The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer, and I’ve Got My Eyes on You by Mary Higgins Clark, are just three of the B&N Exclusive Editions available now. Each book includes an original essay by the author—available nowhere else—that takes readers behind the scenes of these must-read gifts, available at 20-30% off. 
  • After Anna by Lisa Scottoline, and I’ve Been Thinking by Maria Shriver, are just some of the entertaining and inspirational bestsellers for Mom, available at 30% off (40% for Members).
  • We’re also offering a special selection of handpicked books at 20% off, including thoughtful and entertaining novels like Circe by Madeline Miller and Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions by Mario Giordano, plus memoirs, humor, gardening books, and cookbookslike: This is Me by Chrissy Metz, The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish, Martha’s Flowers by Martha Stewart, and Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering by Joanna Gaines.

Unique Gifts for Mom

Barnes & Noble has a fabulous assortment of unique and thoughtful gifts that Moms will love this year, including beautiful stationary, luxury soaps, designer bags, and more.  In addition, Barnes & Noble offers an extensive selection of thoughtful and beautifully designed journals featuring decorative and inspirational designs. See some highlights below, or find more at

  • Inspired by Ellen DeGeneres’ love of artisanal, yet simple designs, express your love with this charming Blue Love Heart Mug and Blue Love Plate Set.
  • Treat Mom to luxurious gifts such as this cozy Blue & White Boucle Knit Throw, complemented with the scents of fresh, clean linen and powdery floral undertones in this Indigo Cotton Hand Soap and matching Indigo Cotton Bar Soap by Michel Design Works.
  • For mothers who love to both read and write, Barnes & Noble offers unique keepsakes and journals, such as this Like Mother, Like Daughter Journal: A Discovery for the Two of Us, which can be paired with a “Life is Lovely” Pen.

For more Mother’s Day gift ideas, customers should visit or ask one of the knowledgeable booksellers at their local store.

Nationwide Mother’s Day Storytime on May 12

Moms and kids should also be sure to go to their local Barnes & Noble for a special Mother’s Day Storytime with activities to follow on Saturday, May 12, at 11 a.m. These storytimes will feature the titles I’ve Loved You Since Forever, by NBC Today Show host Hoda Kotb and Everything is Mama, by Tonight Showhost Jimmy Fallon.

Check your local store for event information at the Barnes & Noble Store Locator.


About Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.  The Company operates 630 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, (  The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store ( features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps available for Android, iOS® and Windows®.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting the Company’s corporate website at

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