October 22, 2012 at 08:30 AM EDT
New on NOOK® for October

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, is constantly expanding its collection of reading content, entertainment and apps for NOOK customers. From the recently released Fashion Hazard, Fruit Ninja and PAC-MAN apps, to the arrival of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid eBooks on NOOK, the company has lots of great new content on tap this month.

Introducing NOOK® HD and NOOK® HD+ (www.nook.com):

Barnes & Noble recently launched NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, the lightest and highest-resolution 7-Inch HD Tablet and the world’s lightest full HD tablet, now available for preorder at NOOK.com. The super-fast and lightweight 7-inch NOOK HD and 9-inch NOOK HD+ feature must-see displays for superior reading and entertainment, starting at the low prices of $199 for NOOK HD and $269 for NOOK HD+.

Enticing New NOOK Apps (www.bn.com/nookapps):

Apps fans will find thousands of new NOOK Apps including the recently released Fashion Hazard by Condé Nast, the app that lets you build and power the next runway star. Other great new apps include PAC-MAN, Fruit Ninja, Bad Piggies, Crazy Kangaroo, High Stakes Politics, Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book, Astraware Crosswords Deluxe and JellyFlop. To help you get into the spirit of Halloween there’s the new Halloween Coloring Book and Hidden Object – Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde apps, as well as many more fun and engaging Halloween apps.

New Books on NOOK (www.nook.com/ebooks):

The NOOK Store™ now offers more than 3 million titles including bestselling eBooks, new releases, classics and enhanced titles with special content. Hot new releases on NOOK this month include Angels at the Table by Debbie Macomber, Back to Blood: A Novel by Tom Wolfe, John Grisham’s The Racketeer and The Twelve by Justin Cronin.

NOOK Kids™ (www.nookkids.com):

NOOK Kids offers the largest collection of picture and chapter books for children, featuring major new releases for the Halloween season such as The Monster’s Monster and ParaNorman – an eBook based on the major motion picture. Other great Halloween eBooks include the interactive Read and Play™ and Read to Me titles It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown and Mickey's Spooky Night Read-Along Storybook. Also available is a new adventure from the beloved cartoon pooch Scooby-Doo, titled Scooby-Doo Mystery #1: Hotel of Horrors.

Fans of the popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series can rejoice this month as the hugely-popular series is being released in eBook format. The first six books in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series are now available for NOOK customers to pre-order through the NOOK Bookstore. Books 1 - 6 will be delivered to NOOK customers on October 30. The much-anticipated The Third Wheel (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Book 7), is also available for pre-order and will arrive on devices and in-store on November 13.

NOOK Accessories (www.nook.com/accessories):

To aid the fight against breast cancer, NOOK ®, by Barnes & Noble, is donating $5.00 from the sale of BCRF designated covers to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation®. BCRF is dedicated to preventing breast cancer and finding a cure in our lifetime by funding clinical and translational research worldwide. For more information about BCRF, visit www.bcrfcure.org.

For more information, visit NOOK.com

Contacts:

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Alan McNamara, 212-633-3379
Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com
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