Barnes & Noble Announces Must-Have Books and Gifts for Mom This Mother’s Day

Press Release

Special Nationwide Mother’s Day Storytime on Saturday, May 11

New York, NY – April 10, 2019 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced its unique selection of books—including B&N Exclusive Editions—designer journals, and other gifts especially for Mom this Mother’s Day. Customers can also find Mother’s Day Greeting Cards in a variety of styles, as well as specially-designed gift cards. Additionally, Barnes & Noble stores across the country are hosting a special Mother’s Day Storytime featuring In a Minute, Mama Bear on Saturday, May 11, at 11 a.m.

Books Especially for Mom

This year’s selection of Mother’s Day books includes new fiction, page-turning thrillers, cookbooks, and inspirational titles from big-name authors. Check out ten of the Company’s selections below, and find many more in stores and at

Unique Gifts for Mom

Customers can also find a unique assortment of gifts especially for Moms, including designer journals, gift books, and exclusive spring totes. See ten great gift ideas for Mom below, and many more in stores and at

For online shoppers, Barnes & Noble can ship items in time for Mother’s Day if ordered before Monday, May 6, at 11:59 AM EST. Customers can also order books and gifts online anytime for store pickup within one hour of placing an order with Barnes & Noble’s Buy Online, Pick up in Store on available products.

Nationwide Mother’s Day Storytime on May 11

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 11, at 11 a.m. The Storytime will feature the book In a Minute, Mama Bear, by Rachel Bright.

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

All Contacts

Shannon DeVito

Senior Director, Book Strategy & Customer Experience

Barnes & Noble, Inc.

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 627 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®.

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