Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced an exclusive in-store promotion with bestselling author James Patterson.
This holiday season, customers who purchase Mr. Patterson’s Kill Alex Cross (Little, Brown and Company) in hardcover, plus any other James Patterson title for adults or children in any format, will receive a free physical copy or NOOK Book™ of Mr. Patterson’s novella Merry Christmas, Alex Cross, a title available only at Barnes & Noble. Barnes & Noble’s state-of-the art cashiering system will allow retail customers to seamlessly combine a NOOK Book purchase with the purchase of the new hardcover title in-store, and leave with the authorization codes to download their digital purchase, as well as the digital version of the free, exclusive novella on any of their NOOK™ devices.
NOOK devices are the perfect choice for anyone who wants access to their favorite reads anywhere they go. NOOK Tablet™ is the company’s fastest and lightest tablet with the best in HD entertainment. NOOK Tablet offers access to popular movies, TV shows, music and more through the top entertainment services, including Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora and others, plus a collection of high-quality apps, fast Web browsing and e-mail. NOOK Tablet features Barnes & Noble’s award-winning color reading experience, with access to the world’s largest digital bookstore via Wi-Fi®.
Customers seeking a simple, easy-to-use, dedicated reading experience will love the NOOK Simple Touch Reader™, an ultra-light, portable 6-inch eReader with the most-advanced E Ink® Pearl display and the longest battery life of any eReader. With a simple tap, it’s intuitive and easy to navigate, shop and read.
For customers who love to read everything in rich color, the NOOK Color™ features a stunning 7-inch VividView™ Color Touchscreen ideal for reading a wide variety of content including books, enhanced books, immersive children’s picture books, an expansive collection of interactive magazines, newspapers and more. NOOK Color also offers the most-requested tablet features, including high-quality NOOK Apps™, built-in e-mail, and an enhanced Web experience. With all NOOK products, customers gain access to shop Barnes & Noble's expansive NOOK Bookstore™ of more than two million digital titles, and the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 704 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 635 college bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through BN.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ (www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK™ eReading product offering, customers can buy and read digital books and content on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK devices, partner company products, and the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.
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