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Mother's Day 2020 Humorous & Inspirational Books

Sometimes we all need a little humor - or inspiration...

You're Mom: A Little Book for Mothers (And the People Who Love Them) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250228109
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 7th, 2020

From international bestselling author Liz Climo comes You're Mom, a hilarious and relatable collection of original comics about motherhood

Moms: they are there for us through the good, the bad, the scary, the sticky, and everything in between. They also read us a lot of picture books along the way, and now there’s a picture book just for them.


The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780062976581
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Published: HarperOne - October 22nd, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER · WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER  · USA TODAY BESTSELLER


Not Sparking Joy: A Zits Treasury Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524851767
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 22nd, 2019

The funniest comic about teenage life is back with a brand-new collection of strips

Sixteen-year-old Jeremy Duncan is a high school freshman and an aspiring musician. He daydreams about the day when his band, Goat Cheese Pizza, records their first monster hit single and they all pile into his van for their cross-country, sold-out concert tour.


Crazy Cat Lady Cover Image
By Agnes Loonstra (Illustrator), Ester Scholten
$12.95
ISBN: 9781523505579
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - April 2nd, 2019

Crazy Cat Lady (noun): A badge of honor for people who know cats are awesome.

Do you often wake up covered in cat hair? Do you keep adopting more and more cats—then staying home Friday nights to cuddle them? Proclaim your feline obsession proudly!


Mom Hacks: 200 Lifesaving Parenting Tips and Tricks from Super Moms Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781680994414
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Published: Good Books - May 7th, 2019

Dear Moms: You deserve a life with a little less stress. Let Mom Hacks help!

Being a mom is the most fulfilling, yet draining job you’ll ever have, but of course you wouldn’t change it for the world! However, time is of the essence, and balancing work, carpooling, making appointments, planning vacations, grocery shopping, meal prepping, etc.


Am I Overthinking This?: Over-answering life's questions in 101 charts (Humor Books, Self Help Books, Books About Adulthood) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452175867
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 13th, 2019

Am I overthinking this? Probably.


Little Gems: Marvels and Musings on Motherhood from Around the World Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449495251
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 5th, 2019

The perfect shower gift or just-because treat for the new mother, Little Gems celebrates pregnancy, birth, and motherhood with fascinating tales and traditions from more than fifty cultures around the world.

"An old Russian proverb claims that labor will go more smoothly if both parents-to-be confess the names of all their previous lovers.


Stuff Every Mom Should Know (Stuff You Should Know #8) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781683690634
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Published: Quirk Books - March 27th, 2018

This pocket-sized parenting guide for moms and moms-to-be is perfect for a baby shower or Mother's Day gift.
 


Little Labors Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811222969
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Published: New Directions - March 26th, 2019

In paperback at last: Rivka Galchen’s beloved baby bible—slyly hilarious, surprising, and absolutely essential reading for anyone who has ever had, held, or been a baby


Hundred: What You Learn in a Lifetime Cover Image
By Heike Faller, Valerio Vidali (Illustrator)
$22.00
ISBN: 9781250237026
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Published: Celadon Books - October 22nd, 2019

In HUNDRED, the simple pleasures and hard lessons of each age are gorgeously presented as a full color, illustrated journey of the passage of time.
What did you learn in life? At age 3? At 21? What about 45? 65? 80 and beyond? How can you share this wisdom with the people you love?


Why Don't You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?: A Mother's Suggestions Cover Image
By Roz Chast (Illustrator), Patricia Marx
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250301963
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Published: Celadon Books - April 2nd, 2019

The perfect Mother's Day gift: A collection of witty one-line advice New Yorker writer Patricia Marx heard from her mother, accompanied by full-color illustrations by New Yorker staff cartoonist Roz Chast.