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The Best Books With Mother in the Title 

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Updated January 7, 2019 177 votes 35 voters 3.3k views

It turns out that books with mother in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 90+ good books with mother in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that many of these titles are books about mothers, moms, or matriarchs, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word mother in the title.

Books with mother in the title include Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut, Mother of Pearl by Melinda Rucker Haynes, and Mothers in the Fatherland by Claudia Koonz. If you have a favorite mother book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has mother in the name, it belongs on this list.

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A Mother for Mollie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Barbara McMahon
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Mother Goose and Nursery... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
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Mother Love is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Cassandra Eason
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Mother of Pearl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Melinda Rucker Haynes
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For a Mothers Love is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Rita Bradshaw
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A Mother by Nature is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Caroline Anderson
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Midwife and Mother is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Lilian Darcy
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A Montessori Mother is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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The Mothers Recompense ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Grace Aguilar
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A Remarkable Mother is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Jimmy Carter
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Natural Mother is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Cathy Williams
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Mothers Of The Year is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Lori Handeland
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Mother of pearl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Mary Morrissy
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The Mother of Us All is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Virgil Thomson
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Mother Russia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Bernice Rubens
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You're Wearing That?: Un... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
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Mother Carey's chickens ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Kate Douglas Wiggin
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Mother Goose rhymes and ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
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The mother is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Pearl S. Buck
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George Washington's moth... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
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Another Mother Tongue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
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Mothers on trial is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Phyllis Chesler
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Mother Country is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Marilynne Robinson
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Mother London is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Michael Moorcock
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Mothers are always speci... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books With Mother in the Title
Celestine Sibley