Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the best gift ideas and offers for Father’s Day, including an exciting low price on NOOK GlowLight, 50% off annual digital subscriptions to more than 20 Time Inc. magazine titles, 40% off all Blu-rays and Jazz CDs, and much more.
NOOK Has the Best Offers to Get Dad Reading
Customers can save $20 on NOOK GlowLight, now just $99 through Sunday, June 15, making this the perfect time to give the gift of reading. NOOK GlowLight is Barnes & Noble’s lightest eReader, featuring sharper text, perfectly lit pages and instant access to NOOK’s massive selection of more than 3 million titles. The critically acclaimed eReader is ad-free and available at Barnes & Noble bookstores and online at NOOK.com for just $99 for a limited time. In addition, when customers purchase the award-winning NOOK® HD 8GB tablet, they will get a free, custom-designed, NOOK 360 Stand, a $39.95 value.
Other great NOOK offers for Father’s Day include 20% off the versatile NOOK GlowLight Clip On Covers, NOOK HD and NOOKHD+ covers starting at $25, a $10 Screen Film Kit for NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, and $10 select NOOK essentials ranging from car chargers to power kits. New NOOK customers will also receive a $5 credit to spend on digital books, apps, movies, TV shows, newspapers or magazines from the expansive NOOK Store® when registering an account to a new NOOK device.
NOOK Newsstand™ Offers Lowest Prices Ever on Dad’s Favorite Magazines
NOOK Newsstand has its best deals on a wide-range of popular magazines, just in time for Father’s Day. For a limited time, NOOK customers will receive 50% off annual digital subscriptions to more than 20 Time Inc. magazine titles. Examples include popular magazines like Sports Illustrated for $19.49 (regularly $38.99), Golf Magazine for $7.49 (regularly $14.99) and TIME Magazine for $14.49 (regularly $29.99), plus many more great titles at unbelievably low prices for a limited time. Customers can see the entire list of magazines and prices or sign up for a new digital subscription by visiting NOOK.com.
Books Make the Best Gifts for Dad
Barnes & Noble has all of the must-have books this Father’s Day, including compelling business and current affairs titles like Flash Boys by Michael Lewis, Stress Test by Timothy F. Geithner, Think Like a Freak by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, and Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty, as well as thrilling fiction titles like Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King, The Lincoln Myth by Steve Berry and Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst. Great books for Dads who are history lovers include James Madison by Lynne Cheney, Lone Survivor (B&N Exclusive Movie Tie-In Hardcover Edition) by Marcus Luttrell with Patrick Robinson and Clouds of Glory by Michael Korda, and for Dads who are sports fans, fascinating reads include The Closer by Mariano Rivera with Wayne Coffey, Michael Jordan: The Life by Roland Lazenby and Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out by John Calipari and Michael Sokolove. Customers can visit their local Barnes & Noble store, BN.com or NOOK.com for more book recommendations and to purchase and pre-order the latest print and digital titles at unbeatable values.
Gifts That Dad Will Love
Barnes & Noble has the best gifts for all of Dad’s interests. Travel enthusiasts will love the exclusive Antique Map Collection featuring decorative desktop pencil cups and globes, as well as leather-bound journals handcrafted by Tuscan artisans and adorned with authentic antique map designs. For the avid reader, Barnes & Noble offers bookends in styles as varied as modern and whimsical Jonathan Adler daschunds to classical Homer and Aristotle busts. For Dad’s home office, the gift offerings include unique desk accessories like sculpted eReader and smartphone holders shaped like real hands, and exclusive leather-bound tablet holders and high quality pens for only $14.95. Hobbyists will love the helpful magnifiers and task lighting that make any project easier. Dad will also appreciate the touching sentiment of a decorative box sign from Primitives by Kathy or any of the many elaborately layered pop up greeting cards available.
Barnes & Noble’s leading assortment of Specialty Games, Hobby & Collectibles brings action and fun to Dads this Father’s Day with the ultra-detailed, limited edition Darth Vader - Star Wars Return of Anakin Skywalker ARTFX+ Statue from the Return of The Jedi series, and the intricately sculpted SV71 Superman ARTFX+ Statue wearing a costume accurate down to its technological belt and boots.
The Barnes & Noble Café Has Great Offers to Celebrate Dads
The Barnes & Noble Café has a wonderful assortment of gifts and treats, perfect for Dads, including Starbucks 1 lb. coffees available at a great value of two for $20, and a premier assortment of chocolate tablet bars from Godiva Chocolatier that are buy two get one free for a limited time only. And how can Dad resist cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory Bakery® The Dream Factory™ desserts? The Barnes & Noble Café’s assortment of cheesecakes includes Original, Red Velvet, Orange Dreamsicle, Hershey’s® Chocolate and other exceptional flavors that are perfect for Father’s Day barbecues.
Fantastic Offers on the Best of DVD, Blu-ray and Music
Barnes & Noble is offering 40% off its expansive collections of Blu-rays and Jazz CDs through June 16. Barnes & Noble has the leading selection of the hottest movies and TV shows, with some great new releases in time for Father’s Day, including Her, Monuments Men, Lone Survivor, Jack Ryan (6/10) and True Detective Season 1 (6/10). Music lovers will find the best new releases at Barnes & Noble, including the new album by Coldplay, as well as new releases by Santana, Sarah McLachlan and Natalie Merchant.
Additionally, customers will save $10 when they purchase the Lone Survivor DVD or Blu-ray and the Lone Survivor B&N exclusive hardcover movie tie-in edition through June 16, in-stores only while supplies last. This exceptional bundled offer is in addition to all other sale pricing and discounting, including 20% off the Lone Survivor hardcover, 30% off the DVD and 40% off the Blu-ray. And as always, B&N Members will save an extra 10%.
Barnes & Noble Gift Cards
A Barnes & Noble Gift Card is the perfect gift for Dad, allowing him to choose from a wide selection of bestselling books, DVDs, music, exclusive gifts and unbeatable bargains. As a special, limited-time offer, when customers purchase a Barnes & Noble Gift Card of $25 or greater, they can get a Godiva four-piece ballotin for only $5. Customers can redeem gift cards at Barnes & Noble stores and online at BN.com, and gift cards are also redeemable for the entire line of NOOK® eReaders and tablets, including the critically acclaimed NOOK GlowLight.
Member Program Adds Extra Value
For even greater value, customers are invited to join the Barnes & Noble Member program, which gives Members 40% off all hardcover bestsellers in stores every day and 10% off virtually everything else in stores throughout the year. Members also benefit from free express shipping on all online purchases at BN.com and receive exclusive savings offers throughout the year. The annual fee is only $25.
For more information on any of these great products or to find other perfect gifts this Father’s Day, customers can visit their local Barnes & Noble store and speak with a bookseller, or shop online at BN.com.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is a Fortune 500 company and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The company operates 663 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). Its NOOK Media LLC subsidiary is a leader in the emerging digital reading and digital education markets. The NOOK digital business offers award-winning NOOK® products and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store® (www.nook.com), while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates 696 bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States.
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About NOOK Media LLC
NOOK reading and entertainment products make it easy to Read What You Love, Anywhere You Like™ with a fun, easy-to-use and immersive digital reading experience. With NOOK, customers gain access to the expansive NOOK Store® of more than 3 million (US) and 2.5 million (UK) digital books, plus periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV shows, and the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available at www.nook.com/freenookapps. NOOK owners receive Always Free NOOK Support in any of Barnes & Noble’s nearly 700 bookstores. Find NOOK devices in Barnes & Noble stores and online at www.nook.com, as well as leading retailers including Best Buy, Walmart, Target and many others. NOOK products are available in the United Kingdom at leading retailers; NOOK content can be purchased at www.nook.co.uk.