Mother's Day 2021

Show some love for the mom(s) in your life with Napa Bookmine's favorite Mother's Day items!

Treat your mom to some uninterrupted reading time this Mother's Day! From cookbooks, to historical fiction novels and cute kid's books you can read together, we've got book ideas for moms of all tastes on our list. Scroll down to view the full selection.

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The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250756121
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

"Tubbs' connection to these women is palpable on the page — as both a mother and a scholar of the impact Black motherhood has had on America. Through Tubbs' writing, Berdis, Alberta, and Louise's stories sing. Theirs is a history forgotten that begs to be told, and Tubbs tells it brilliantly."

Letters of Note: Mothers Cover Image
By Shaun Usher (Compiled by)
ISBN: 9780143134725
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Published: Penguin Books - April 6th, 2021

A fascinating new volume of messages about motherhood, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections. In Letters of Note: Mothers, Shaun Usher gathers together exceptional missives by and about mothers, celebrating the joy and grief, humour and frustration, wisdom and sacrifice the role brings to both parent and child.

The Soul of a Woman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593355626
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Published: Ballantine Books - March 2nd, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea comes “a bold exploration of womanhood, feminism, parenting, aging, love and more” (Associated Press).

The Soul of a Woman is Isabel Allende’s most liberating book yet.”—Elle

I Love My Mom Because: A Color & Activity Book Cover Image
By Petra James, Alissa Dinallo (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593223918
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 29th, 2020

An interactive picture book for you and Mom! Draw, decorate, and color all the reasons why you love Mom -- the perfect gift for any special occasion: Mother's Day, birthday, Christmas... or just because.

Why We Cook: Women on Food, Identity, and Connection Cover Image
ISBN: 9781523509744
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 2nd, 2021

Join the conversation . . .

With more than one hundred women restaurateurs, activists, food writers, professional chefs, and home cooks—all of whom are changing the world of food.

The International Day of the Girl: Celebrating Girls Around the World (CitizenKid) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781525300585
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Published: Kids Can Press - September 1st, 2020

This introduction to the International Day of the Girl and its worldwide significance encourages children to recognize their own potential to make change, providing both a perfect lesson in social justice and a celebration of girl power.

Confident Women: Swindlers, Grifters, and Shapeshifters of the Feminine Persuasion Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062956033
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Published: Harper Perennial - February 23rd, 2021

A thoroughly entertaining and darkly humorous roundup of history’s notorious but often forgotten female con artists and their bold, outrageous scams—by the acclaimed author of Lady Killers.

The Women's History of the Modern World: How Radicals, Rebels, and Everywomen Revolutionized the Last 200 Years Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062444035
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 2nd, 2021

The internationally bestselling author of Who Cooked the Last Supper? presents a wickedly witty and very current history of the extraordinary female rebels, reactionaries, and trailblazers who left their mark on history from the French Revolution up to the present day.

Class Mom: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250192561
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - July 24th, 2018

Laurie Gelman’s clever debut novel about a year in the life of a kindergarten class mom—a brilliant send-up of the petty and surprisingly cutthroat terrain of parent politics.

Leo Loves Mommy Cover Image
By Anna McQuinn, Ruth Hearson (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781623542429
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Published: Charlesbridge - March 16th, 2021

Leo, Lola’s little brother from Leo Loves Baby Time, is back in a new adventure with Mommy!

Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie: The Extraordinary Story of the Founding Mothers of NPR Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419750403
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Published: Abrams Press - April 13th, 2021

A group biography of four beloved women who fought sexism, covered decades of American news, and whose voices defined NPR

In the years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women in the workplace still found themselves relegated to secretarial positions or locked out of jobs entirely.

The Music of Bees: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593183922
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Published: Dutton - April 27th, 2021

A GOOD MORNING AMERICA BUZZ PICK | A Good Housekeeping Book Club Pick | IndieNext Pick | LibraryReads Pick | Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by BookRiot ∙ Bookish ∙ Christian Science Monitor Nerd Daily ∙ The Tempest ∙ Midwestness ∙ The C

Mighty Moms Cover Image
By Joan Holub, Joyce Wan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781338598506
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Published: Cartwheel Books - March 2nd, 2021

Celebrate the special and powerful love of MOMS, in this companion board book to the New York Times bestselling Mighty Dads!

Fire truck moms, school bus moms, ambulance moms, and more guide and teach their little truck children in this companion title to the New York Times bestselling Mighty Dads!

The Pepper Thai Cookbook: Family Recipes from Everyone's Favorite Thai Mom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593137666
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Published: Clarkson Potter - April 13th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • 80 stir-fried-saucy, sweet-and-tangy mostly Thai-ish recipes from the mom who taught Chrissy (almost) everything she knows, Pepper Teigen!

Grandmas Are Greater Than Great Cover Image
By James Solheim, Derek Desierto (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062671233
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 9th, 2021

Millions of grandmas have led to one very, very special and unique person—you!

A humorous, animated, and informative look at the lasting power of ancestors. Explore families, generations, and girl power in this heartfelt collaboration between James Solheim and bestselling illustrator Derek Desierto.

Such a Fun Age Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525541912
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 20th, 2021

A Best Book of the Year:

All Adults Here: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781594634703
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 13th, 2021


"In a time when all we want is hope, it’s a beautiful book to reach for." -Jenna Bush Hager

“Literary sunshine.”—New York Times

“The queen of the summer novel.”—Entertainment Weekly

How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525537212
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 6th, 2021







Llama Llama Loves His Mama Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593205624
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 6th, 2021

Llama Llama loves his mama in this new die-cut shaped board book with orginal art by Anna Dewdney. Perfect for little hearts and hands!

Llama Llama
special day.
Mama Love
in every way.

Other People's Children: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982159092
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 6th, 2021

Three mothers facing impossible choices learn what makes a family, and discover just how far they’ll go to protect the ones they love.

What makes a family?

Gail and Jon Durbin moved to the Chicago suburbs to set up house as soon as Gail got pregnant. But then she miscarried—once, twice, three times. Determined to expand their family, the Durbins turn to adoption.

Libertie: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616207014
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Published: Algonquin Books - March 30th, 2021

Named One of the Most-Anticipated Books of 2021 by:
O, The Oprah MagazineThe New York Times, The Washington Post, TimeThe MillionsRefinery29Publishers LunchBuzzFeedThe RumpusBookPageHarper's Bazaar, Ms., Goodreads, and more

“An el

Untamed Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984801258
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Published: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over two million copies sold! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick)

The Island of Sea Women: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501154867
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Published: Scribner - March 10th, 2020


“A mesmerizing new historical novel” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from Lisa See, the bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and devastating family secrets on a small Korean island.

Mi-ja and Young-sook, two girls living on the Korean island of Jeju, are best friends who c

The Illustrated Feminist (Postcard Book): 50 Postcards Cover Image
ISBN: 9781419741425
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Published: Abrams Noterie - February 11th, 2020

50 unique postcards celebrating a century of feminism in America
Share and send your story with The Illustrated Feminist Postcards, a book of 50 postcards that present a chronological visual history of the feminist movement. Featuring artwork by Aura Lewis, each card depicts a milestone feminist achievement on the front and includes a caption on the back.

Mommies Are Amazing Cover Image
By Meredith Costain, Polona Lovsin (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781627796514
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 4th, 2017

In this companion to Daddies Are Awesome, mommy cats and kittens take the spotlight, celebrating moms of all kinds.

Loving and thoughtful, playful and daring, cuddly and caring—mommies are amazing. This gentle rhyming text celebrates the special bond between mother and child. Adorable mommy cat and kitten illustrations make this completely charming!