Barnes & Noble Announces NOOK® Valentine’s Day Offer: Buy a NOOK GlowLight™ for the One You Love and Receive a Free $20 Barnes & Noble Gift Card
Great Books Make Perfect Gifts: Use Your Free $20 Barnes & Noble Gift Card to Give a NOOK Book® to Someone Special or to Treat Yourself to Your Next Great Read
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), one of the nation’s largest booksellers and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the one you love. Starting Friday, February 7, through Friday, February 14, customers who purchase a new NOOK GlowLight will receive a free $20 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, making this the perfect time to give the gift of reading to someone special or to treat yourself to your next great read. This limited time offer is available in Barnes & Noble stores and online at NOOK.com; see site for additional terms and conditions.
NOOK GlowLight is Barnes & Noble’s lightest eReader yet, featuring a fresh, contemporary design, sharper text, perfectly lit pages and instant access to NOOK’s massive selection of more than 3 million titles. The enhanced shopping experience delivers an array of exclusive personalized lists and suggestions which combine the expert knowledge of Barnes & Noble booksellers with rich book data to deliver unparalleled recommendations. Perfect for anyone who wants a pure, distraction-free reading experience, the new NOOK GlowLight is ad-free and available at Barnes & Noble bookstores and online at NOOK.com for just $119, and is now an even greater value with the addition of a free $20 Barnes & Noble Gift Card for a limited time. New and existing Barnes & Noble Members can also save an additional 10 percent off NOOK GlowLight, making this a great time to sign up for a Barnes & Noble Membership.
Give the Gift of Reading to the One You Love
Barnes & Noble has all of the must-have NOOK Books at the best values for everyone you love this Valentine’s Day, including compelling fiction like Sycamore Row by John Grisham and The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, as well as riveting history like George Washington’s Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger, and The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Great gift books for the ones you love include Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh and Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton, while the movie buffs in your life will love diving into Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn and Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, before they hit the big screen later this year.
Barnes & Noble also has an unmatched selection of popular teen NOOK Books including Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell, Hollow City by Ransom Riggs and Looking for Alaska by John Green, as well as blockbuster books that inspired upcoming movies like Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead, Divergent by Veronica Roth and The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. And for the youngest readers, Barnes & Noble has the hottest new digital books including I Am Abraham Lincoln by Brad Meltzer, Love Monster by Rachel Bright and The House of Hades by Rick Riordan.
With NOOK Instant Gifting, customers can easily purchase any of these greats NOOK Books and more online or in store and send to a friend or family member electronically via email for instant access. Customers can even add a Valentine’s Day message and choose the exact time of delivery.
Still Time to Get an Additional $5 to Spend on NOOK Books and More
Barnes & Noble is still running a special welcome offer for new NOOK owners. They will receive a $5 credit to spend on digital books, newspapers, magazines and more from the expansive NOOK Store® when registering an account to a new NOOK device. This offer is the perfect way to start experiencing NOOK and is available on new NOOK devices purchased at Barnes & Noble stores, NOOK.com or any retail outlet selling NOOK; additional terms and conditions apply.
NOOK customers can get even more out of their new NOOK GlowLight, or any other award-winning NOOK device, in Barnes & Noble stores with free in-store browsing and the ability to read any NOOK Book for free for one hour while connected to Wi-Fi, just like browsing the physical shelves. Barnes & Noble also offers Always Free NOOK Support in all of its neighborhood bookstores, with more than 40,000 booksellers across the country ready to assist customers with setting up their NOOK devices or choosing their next great read.
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 673 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 695 bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & Noble.com is ranked the number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition).
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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™ and NOOK Video 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.