Barnes & Noble Tagged! Celebrates Twilight Saga with Episode Dedicated to Breaking Dawn
Web Video Features Stephenie Meyer Fans
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, announced today a special upcoming episode of Barnes & Noble Tagged!, the premier book video series on Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com/tagged), on July 14 dedicated to the bestselling Twilight Saga. The episode precedes the August 2 publication of Breaking Dawn, Stephenie Meyer’s fourth and final novel in the Twilight Saga.
Breaking Dawn is expected to be one of the bestselling books of the year, with an announced first printing of 3.2 million – a record for the Hachette book group, the book’s publisher.
In this special episode, Barnes & Noble Tagged! host Molly Pesce explores the excitement surrounding Stephenie Meyer’s world of vampires, adventure and passion. She is joined by Twilight Saga fans from the New York area and a bookseller from Barnes & Noble’s Lake Grove store on Long Island. During the episode, Molly challenges the fans with a quiz designed to test their knowledge of Meyer and the Twilight Saga.
More than 650 Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will host Breaking Dawn parties on Friday, August 1. Stores will remain open late so readers can be among the first to pick up the book when it goes on sale at 12:01 a.m. August 2. Fans are welcome to come in costume for a thrilling night of photo opportunities, themed activities, trivia contests, and crafts. Local event information is available on BN.com (www.bn.com/breakingdawn).
Readers may also discuss their passion for the Twilight saga in BN.com’s free online Teen Reads Book Club and the Paranormal and Urban Fantasy Book Club, at www.bn.com/bookclubs.
About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 800 bookstores in 50 states. The company is the nation’s top bookseller in quality, and for the fifth year in a row, the top bookseller brand, as determined by a combination of the brand’s performance on familiarity, quality, and purchase intent, 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.
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