Monday, February 28, 2011

Barnes & Noble Announces March "More In Store(TM)" Offers Available Only on the NOOK(TM) Family of eBook Readers

Press Release...

Get Ready for Spring with More in Store

New York, New York - February 28, 2011 - Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller, today announced the February line-up for the "More In Store(TM)" program for the NOOK(TM) family of eBook Readers. 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 such authors as Lisa Gardner, Nancy Pickard, and Clare Vanderpool, and in-store promotions including special savings and free cafĂ© 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 March line-up includes:

March 6
My Mother, The Hoarder by Jessie Sholl - Have you ever wondered what its like to love - or even live with - a compulsive hoarder? When Jessie Sholl returned to her hometown of Minneapolis to help her mother after her cancer diagnosis, she found her mother's home just as stuffed full of junk as it had been in her childhood. In this compelling, compassionate story, Sholl writes exclusively for Barnes & Noble about finding her way back to her mother before it's too late.

Beauty Products: Revealed! by Perry Romanowski - What's really in your shampoo? Could sunscreen be made in pill form? Is an ionic flat iron better for your hair? The Beauty Brains scientist Perry Romanowski answers these, and a lot more questions, exclusively for NOOK customers.

March 13
Lisa Gardner Interviews: Boston Sergeant Detective D.D. Warren from Love You More by Lisa Gardner - Multiple New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner is the queen of suspense. In this exclusive piece for Barnes & Noble readers, Gardner asks some probing questions of D.D. Warren, the star of her new book, Love You More.

The Things You Do For Love by Alan Paul - Alan Paul was willing to do anything for his beloved wife - including moving their family to China when she got a fantastic new job. In this exclusive essay for Barnes & Noble, Paul talks about the move that made him a rock star far from home - and a hero to the ones who loved him most.

March 20
Coffee Shop Writer by Nancy Pickard - Award-winning and bestselling author Nancy Pickard loves coffee shops. Not for the caffeine or the pastries, but for the incredible slice-of-life conversations she hears all around her. This microcosm of life gives her a glimpse into peoples' real stories, which become elements of her phenomenal mysteries. Pickard shares some of the stories she's heard exclusively with Barnes & Noble readers.

Protecting the World of 2100 by Dr. Michio Kaku - Did you think we'd all have jetpacks by now? Bestselling author and professional theoretical physicist, Dr. Michio Kaku envisions the world of 2100. He writes exclusively for NOOK owners about when science, technology, and human innovation combine to create an astonishing new world.

Jumpstart Your Spring Wardrobe! by Amy E. Goodman - Is your closet a jumbled mess? Tired of winter-weight sweaters, boots and dresses? Think you've got nothing to wear? Read on for some hot tips from style and beauty expert Amy E. Goodman, exclusively for Barnes & Noble and just in time for spring.

March 27
The Prize-Winner of Wichita, Kansas by Clare Vanderpool - First-time novelist and this year's Newbery Medal winner Clare Vanderpool shares a bit of her writing process only with NOOK customers. Vanderpool explains how her book changed as she wrote it, and the overwhelming experience of winning one of the most prestigious awards for children's literature.

The Top 5 Mozart Myths: Exploded! by Scott Mariani - How did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart die? Was he murdered? Scott Mariani, author of The Mozart Conspiracy, explores five popular myths surrounding the great composer's mysterious death, only for Barnes & Noble.

NOOK Book(TM) Bestsellers and NOOK Book New Releases List
As always, NOOK readers can access Barnes & Noble NOOK Book(TM) Bestseller and NOOK Book New Releases lists. The lists are available as part of the "shop" feature on NOOK and offer book overviews, free sample chapters and customer ratings to help readers with buying decisions.

NOOK Book Bestsellers for the week of February 28 include: Treachery in Death (In Death Series #32) by J.D. Robb; Gideon's Sword by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child; Pale Demon (Rachel Morgan Series #9) by Kim Harrison; A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness; and This Side of The Grave(A Night Huntress Novel) by Jeaniene Frost.

Recent new release NOOK Book titles include: Against All Odds: My Life of Hardship, Fast Breaks and Second Chances by Scott Brown; Darkest Mercy (Wicked Lovely Series #5) by Melissa Marr; True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself by Janet Jackson; Iron Crowned by Richelle Mead; and Inconceivable: A Medical Mistake, the Baby We Couldn't Keep, and Our Choice to Deliver the Ultimate Gift by Carolyn Savage and Sean Savage.

- Be of Good Cheer!

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