Barnes & Noble Announces October “More in Store™” Offers Available Only on NOOK™
Mouth-Watering Fall Recipes and Halloween Tales are Featured for October
New York, NY – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today announced the October line-up for the “More in Store™” program for NOOK™, the Barnes & Noble eBook Reader. Available only in Barnes & Noble stores and only on NOOK, the free More in Store program offers NOOK customers new, exclusive content from bestselling and new authors, special offers and savings, and weekly bestseller and new release lists.
Barnes & Noble’s free in-store Wi-Fi service makes access to More in Store content easy. With just a simple tap of the NOOK “shop” button, customers can explore content from authors such as Nigella Lawson, Tom Franklin and James Swanson, and in-store promotions including special savings and free café offers. More in Store is updated weekly and each new feature is available for four weeks on a rolling basis. Once a customer downloads the content to their NOOK, it is saved to their digital locker and can be accessed at any time.
The Barnes & Noble More in Store for NOOK October line-up includes:
* October 3
Sicilian Pork Stew by Nigella Lawson
Nigella Lawson is one of the world’s most beloved cookbook authors and show hosts. In this delicious fall recipe created exclusively for Barnes & Noble customers, Nigella presents a mouth-watering Sicilian stew that will warm you up in no time.
Reporting Live from the Book Club Circuit by Tom Franklin
Tom Franklin’s new novel Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter is an extraordinary blend of crime fiction and Southern literary fiction. In this exclusive piece for NOOK owners, he talks about the surreal experience of speaking to a group of people who know more about his book than he does.
* October 10
The Top Five Things TV Crime Shows Get Wrong by Alison Leotta
Ever wondered how realistic your favorite TV crime drama is? The answer is… sort of realistic. In this exclusive essay for Barnes & Noble, federal prosecutor and debut author Alison Leotta has a look at the truth behind crime shows.
An Unconventional Dinner by Chris Kimball
Before The Joy of Cooking, there was The Boston Cooking School Cookbook. Chris Kimball, founder of Cook’s Illustrated and host of PBS’s America’s Test Kitchen, took on a huge project: assembling an extravagant 12-course Christmas dinner from Farmer’s cookbook and serving it in an 1859 Boston townhouse. This exclusive essay will give NOOK owners a glimpse behind the scenes.
* October 17
Researching in Scotland: Well, Somebody Had To Do It! by Terri Brisbin
Usually a writer’s life involves logging long hours at the desk, doing research remotely. But, popular romance author Terri Brisbin did her research away from home. Brisbin writes exclusively for Barnes & Noble about her amazing trip to Scotland to walk where her latest heroine would have walked.
A Portrait of George Washington by Max Byrd
The Barnes & Noble Review online (www.bnreview.com) brings readers daily news on the world of books – including reviews, humor and more from a wide range of writers, critics and columnists. Exclusively for NOOK owners, Max Byrd reviews Ron Chernow’s newest blockbuster Washington: A Life.
* October 24
Writing to the Rescue by Katherine Ellison
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Katherine Ellison got her start the way many writers do: pouring her heart out on paper. But when her oldest son was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, for the first time, her outlet failed her. In this touching exclusive essay for Barnes & Noble, Ellison talks about how her writing saved her relationship with her son and helped her through the difficult process of reconnecting with him.
What to Do With A President’s Corpse by James Swanson
In this dramatic essay written exclusively for NOOK owners, New York Times bestselling author James Swanson writes about the night that President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated, how that changed the nation and what was happening behind the scenes.
Girls Who Run With Horses by Jane Smiley
Pulitzer-prize winning author Jane Smiley shares her love of horses, her love of reading and how the two became permanently entwined during her childhood in an exclusive piece for Barnes & Noble.
* October 31
Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse by Jonathan Maberry
New York Times bestselling author and multiple Bram Stoker Award winner Jonathan Mayberry writes exclusively for NOOK owners about the origin of his new book Rot & Ruin.
That Elegant Regency World by Amelia Grey
Those clothes. Those manners. That wit. There’s a reason why romance fans love Regency. Award-winning author Amelia Grey writes exclusively for Barnes & Noble about the appeal of the beauty and elegance of this wonderful period in history.
* eBook Bestsellers and eBook New Releases Lists
As always, NOOK readers can access Barnes & Noble eBook Bestseller and eBook New Releases lists. The lists are available as a part of the “shop” feature on NOOK and offer book overviews, free sample chapters and customer ratings to help readers with buying decisions.
eBook Bestsellers for the week of October 4 include: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks, The Grand Design by Stephen Hawking, Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella and The Fall (Strain Trilogy No. 2) by Guillermo del Toro.
Recent and upcoming new release eBook titles include: Obama’s Wars by Bob Woodward, Fall of Giants by Ken Follett, Torment (Fallen Series No. 2) by Lauren Kate, The Reversal (Harry Bosch Series No. 16 & Mickey Haller Series No. 3) by Michael Connelly and American Assassin (Mitch Rapp Series No. 11) by Vince Flynn.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 717 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 633 college bookstores serving nearly 4 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is the nation’s top bookseller brand for the seventh year in a row, as determined by a combination of the brand’s performance on familiarity, quality, and purchase intent; the top bookseller in quality for the second year in a row and the number two retailer in trust, according to the EquiTrend® Brand Study by Harris Interactive®. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com), one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than one million titles in its eBookstore (www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOKTM eReading product offering, customers can buy and read eBooks on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK eBook Readers, devices from partner companies, and hundreds of the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.
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