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12/01/2014

NOOK® Launches Online Christmas Shop Featuring Curated Book Lists and Great Offers to Help Customers Find the Best Books This Christmas Season

The Perfect Present for Everyone in the Family: The New NOOK GlowLight™ eReader is Available at Leading Retailers Nationwide for Only £89

London – December 1, 2014– NOOK Media™ LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the launch of the NOOK Christmas Shop, a dedicated section on NOOK.co.uk featuring curated book lists and great offers to help customers discover the best books for the Christmas season. The site features a special Christmas sale, with prices starting as low as 59p on a wide range of select popular books, as well a list of the NOOK Editor’s Choice of the Best 100 Books of 2014, and many more great lists and offers, the NOOK Christmas Shop (www.nook.co.uk) is a great resource for people in the UK who love to read.

All of the titles featured in the NOOK Christmas Shop, along with the more than 3 million titles available in the NOOK Store, can be shopped and read on the new NOOK GlowLight, which was designed especially with readers in mind. The lightest NOOK ever, with a contemporary design and soft-touch back, it features perfectly-lit pages, sharper text and advanced display technology for a more immersive reading experience. NOOK GlowLight is available at Argos, ASDA, Blackwells, Foyles, John Lewis, Sainsburys and Very, and is the perfect Christmas present for just £89.

“Christmas is a busy time for everyone so this year we really focused on making the NOOK Christmas Shop the only place readers need to visit to find all of the best books at fantastic value,” said Colin Eustace, General Manager, Barnes & Noble S.à.r.l. “We’re also thrilled to head into this Christmas shopping season with our critically acclaimed new NOOK GlowLight eReader, which will make the perfect present for everyone in the family and is available at a great value of only £89 at our retail partners nationwide.”

Following are some of the great lists and offers available on the NOOK Christmas Shop (www.nook.co.uk) starting today:

NOOK’s Christmas Sale
Below is a selection of great books from NOOK’s Christmas sale, with prices starting as low as 59p on these and many more included titles at NOOK.co.uk:

  • A Gift to Remember by Melissa Hill 
  • A Song for Issy Bradley by Carys Bray 
  • Christmas for One by Amanda Prowse
  • Christmas Magic by Cathy Kelly
  • Hide Her Name by Nadine Dorries 
  • How to Bake by Paul Hollywood 
  • January Window by Philip Kerr
  • Magic Ballerina - Christmas in Enchantia by Darcey Bussell
  • Miss Carter's War by Sheila Hancock
  • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  • Paddington and the Christmas Surprise by Michael Bond
  • The Little Shop of Hopes and Dreams by Fiona Harper
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner 
  • The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Wish Upon a Star by Trisha Ashley

NOOK’s Editor’s Choice of the Best 100 Books of 2014
Below is a selection of great books from the NOOK Editor’s Choice of the Best 100 Books of 2014, with the complete list available at NOOK.co.uk:

  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Do No Harm by Henry Marsh
  • H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald 
  • How to Be Both by Ali Smith 
  • Oksa Pollock: The Heart of Two Worlds by Anne Pilchota 
  • The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell 
  • The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
  • The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
  • The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
  • The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan 
  • The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
  • The Secret Place by Tana French
  • The Unexpected Professor by John Carey
  • Us by David Nicholls
  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

NOOK’s New Christmas-Themed Books 
To help customers get in the Christmas spirit, the NOOK Christmas Shop features a list of all the new Christmas-themed books, including:

  • A Burracombe Christmas by Lilian Harry
  • A Christmas Feast by Katie Fforde
  • A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas by James Bowen 
  • All I Want for Christmas by Claudia Carroll 
  • A Nightingale Christmas Wish by Donna Douglas
  • Christmas for One by Amanda Prowse
  • Christmas Gifts at the Beach Café by Lucy Diamond
  • Christmas With Billy and Me by Giovanna Fletcher 
  • Enid Blyton's Christmas Stories by Enid Blyton
  • Home for Christmas by Lizzie Lane
  • Jeeves and the Yule-Tide Spirit and Other Stories by P.G. Wodehouse
  • Jenny Lopez Saves Christmas by Lindsey Kelk
  • Mr Miracle by Debbie Macomber
  • The Christmas Surprise by Jenny Colgan
  • The Jacqueline Wilson Christmas Cracker by Jacqueline Wilson

NOOK’s Reads of the Season: Highlights of Autumn/Winter 2014
This Autumn/Winter book season is one of the strongest in years and NOOK’s Christmas Shop has a list of the biggest and best titles so customers can catch up on the latest from their favorite authors: 

  • A History of Loneliness by John Boyne
  • Captivated by You by Sylvia Day
  • Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
  • Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
  • Grey Mountain by John Grisham
  • Personal (Jack Reacher 19) by Lee Child
  • Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned by Lena Dunham
  • So, Anyway by John Cleese
  • The Burning Room by Michael Connelly
  • The Children Act by Ian McEwan
  • The Life and Loves of a He Devil by Graham Norton
  • The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
  • The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simson
  • The Second Half by Roy Keane with Roddy Doyle
  • The Warrior Chronicles - The Empty Throne by Bernard Cornwell
  • The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian Keyes
  • The Year I Met You by Cecilia Ahern
  • Walking Home by Clare Balding
  • Wars of the Roses: Trinity by Conn Iggulden

Christmas Bestsellers for £2.99 and Under
The NOOK Christmas Shop features great values on bestselling and popular books for £2.99 and under, including the following titles and many more:

  • Cold Feet at Christmas by Debbie Johnson
  • Disappeared by Anthony Quinn
  • For A Father's Pride by Diane Allen
  • Looking Good Dead by Peter James
  • Maybe This Christmas (Snow Crystal Trilogy - Book 3) by Sarah Morgan
  • Tales from the Secret Footballer by Anon Anon
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • The Four Streets by Nadine Dorries
  • The Last Day of Christmas:The Fall of Jack Parlabane by Chris Brookmyre
  • The Undertaking by Audrey Magee

Christmas Bestsellers for Children & Teens
NOOK has all of the biggest books for Kids and Teens to read during the school break, including:

  • Awful Auntie by David Walliams
  • Christmas at Battersea: True Stories of Miracles and Hope by Penguin Books, Ltd.
  • Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories by Terry Pratchett
  • Love from Paddington by Michael Bond
  • Opal Plumstead by Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt (Illustrator)
  • Picture Perfect (Geek Girl, Book 3) by Holly Smale
  • The Blood of Olympus (Heroes of Olympus Book 5) by Rick Riordan
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • The Wonder by R J Palacio
  • Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 9) by Jeff Kinney

Customers are invited to browse and shop the NOOK Christmas Shop, as well as all the other great content that NOOK has to offer, including the top UK newspapers and magazines and a leading selection of apps, online at NOOK.co.uk. Customers should also look out for more fantastic eBook offers from NOOK throughout the Christmas season.

For more information on any of NOOK’s innovative products and devices, including NOOK GlowLight and the Free NOOK Reading Apps for iOS and Android devices, or to shop the more than 3 million titles available in the NOOK Store, visit NOOK.co.uk.



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