Barnes & Noble Announces Special Gift Card Offer Just in Time for the Holidays:
Get a Free $10 Barnes & Noble Gift Card with the Purchase of $75 or More in Gift Cards

Special, Limited Time Offer Available November 3 Through December 1 in Stores and Online at BN.com

Barnes & Noble Gift Cards Are Redeemable for the New 7-Inch and 10.1-Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK®

NEW YORK--()--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that customers who purchase $75 or more in Barnes & Noble Gift Cards will receive a free $10 Barnes & Noble Gift Card. This special, limited-time offer is available at Barnes & Noble’s more than 650 stores nationwide and online at BN.com starting today through December 1, 2014. Barnes & Noble Gift Cards make great gifts that everyone can enjoy, and now is the perfect time for customers to buy one and get the added value of a free $10 gift card, which is redeemable starting December 26. Customers who take advantage of this special gift card offer in stores will receive their free gift card at the time of purchase. Customers who purchase gift cards online at BN.com will receive their free $10 eGift card via email on December 26.

Barnes & Noble Gift Cards make the perfect gift for everyone’s holiday shopping list, and with the added value of a free $10 gift card, giving the present of a Barnes & Noble Gift Card is truly special. With a Barnes & Noble Gift Card, customers can choose from a wide selection of exciting products such as all the best books of the season including current bestsellers from popular authors, fun toys and games for kids and adults, DVDs, music, and other must-have electronics, exclusive gifts and unbeatable bargains. Customers can redeem gift cards at Barnes & Noble stores and online at BN.com.

Barnes & Noble Gift Cards are also redeemable for the entire line of NOOK® eReaders and tablets, including the recently announced 10.1-inch and 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK devices. The new Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK combines Samsung’s leading technology and NOOK’s extraordinary content and reading experience to offer the best of both worlds: the first-ever full-featured Android tablet optimized for reading. With tablet tools for everyday use and an endless collection of reading and entertainment options, the Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK lets readers connect to the world when they need to, and escape from it when they want. For a limited time only, the 7-inch tablet is available for a great value of $179.99 after a $20 instant rebate and the 10.1-inch device is available for only $319.99 after a $30 instant rebate, in more than 650 Barnes & Noble bookstores and online at www.bn.com and www.nook.com. Both the 7-inch and the 10.1-inch devices also come with more than $200 in free content from the NOOK Store®, including bestselling books, popular TV shows, top magazines and more.

For more information on this special, limited time offer, customers can speak with a bookseller at any of our more than 650 stores nationwide or visit bn.com/giftcards.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products. The Company operates 658 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 705 bookstores serving over five million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting the Company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

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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 digital books in the US and UK, 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. 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.

NOOK®, the NOOK logos and NOOK Media are trademarks of barnesandnoble.com llc or its affiliates.

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Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Carolyn J. Brown, 212-633-4062
Vice President, Corporate Communications
cbrown@bn.com

Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Carolyn J. Brown, 212-633-4062
Vice President, Corporate Communications
cbrown@bn.com