Barnes & Noble Announces Melissa Marr’s ‘Wicked Lovely’ Young Adult Series As The March “Spotlight” Pick
Wicked Lovely will be available for only 99 cents at www.bn.com
New York, NY – – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today announced Melissa Marr’s ‘Wicked Lovely’ young adult series, including bonus material, will be featured as the March pick for “Barnes & Noble Spotlight” (www.bn.com/spotlight), a monthly NOOK Book™ program that features great writers at irresistible prices. Through Spotlight, NOOK™ readers can discover new authors and dive into an exciting series for a wallet-friendly price. Each month, Barnes & Noble Spotlight will promote an author of a popular or breakout series; genres will vary by month. This month, Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Book store™ will offer Wicked Lovely, the first book in Marr’s ‘Wicked Lovely’ series, for only 99 cents for the month of March.
Aislinn has always seen faeries. Powerful and dangerous, they walk hidden in the mortal world. Aislinn fears their cruelty – especially if they learn of her sight – and wishes she were as blind to their presence as other teens. But now, faeries are stalking her. One of them, Keenan, who is equal parts terrifying and alluring, is trying to talk to her, asking questions Aislinn is afraid to answer. Keenan is the Summer King who has sought his queen for nine centuries. Without her, summer itself will perish. He is determined that Aislinn will become the Summer Queen at any cost. Faerie intrigue, mortal love, and the clash of ancient rules and modern expectations swirl together in Melissa Marr’s stunning 21st century faery tale. Marr’s most recent title, Darkest Mercy, is the latest in her ‘Wicked Lovely’ series and is also available in the Barnes & Noble NOOK Book store.
Each month, Spotlight will feature titles from a different genre including popular romance, young adult, fiction series and even cookbooks. Barnes & Noble Spotlight Online promotions include author videos, a Barnes & Noble Unbound blog and discussion, and promotion via social media including the Barnes & Noble Twitter and Facebook pages. Customers who “like” Barnes & Noble on Facebook (www.facebook.com/nookbn) will be among the first to hear about the new collection every month.
NOOK Books that are featured in Barnes & Noble Spotlight, along with two million other NOOK Books, magazines and newspapers, can be purchased and read on the NOOK family of eBook Readers, including the newly introduced NOOK Color™ and the award-winning NOOK™, and free NOOK software, available for iPad™, iPhone®, Android, Mac® and PC. The free NOOK apps are available to download at www.bn.com/freenookapps.
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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 705 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 636 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 two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ (www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK™ 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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