New York, NY – June 11, 2015 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced it has all the best gifts for Dads this Father’s Day. From a vast selection of books including all the top science, history, thriller and biography titles, to incredible offers like the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK available for only $129.99 in-store and online starting June 14, Barnes & Noble has all the greatest Father’s Day gifts at incredible values. And, as always, a Barnes & Noble Gift Card is the perfect gift, allowing Dads to choose from a wide selection of bestselling books, NOOK content, DVDs, music, art supplies and more, plus unbeatable bargains.
Books Make Fantastic Gifts for Dad
Barnes & Noble has all of the must-have books for Dad this Father’s Day, including science titles like The Wright Brothers by David McCullough; history books like The Quartet by Joseph J. Ellis and Pirate Hunters by Robert Kurson (on sale June 16); thrillers like Radiant Angel by Nelson DeMille, Tom Clancy Under Fire by Grant Blackwood (on sale June 16) and Finders Keepers by Stephen King; and biographies like A Lucky Life Interrupted by Tom Brokaw, Pedro by Pedro Martinez with Michael Silverman and It's a Long Story: My Life by Willie Nelson with David Ritz. And, as always, Barnes & Noble Members will receive a special 40% off discount and non-Members will receive a 30% off discount on hardcover bestsellers in-store every day. Customers can visit their local Barnes & Noble store, BN.com or NOOK.com for more gift recommendations and to purchase and pre-order the latest print and digital books at unbeatable values.
Customers can also pre-order Go Set a Watchman, the unexpected second novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee (on sale July 14), discounted at 40% off for Members and 30% off for non-Members at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide and online at BN.com for 40% off. Go Set a Watchman is also available to pre-order on NOOK devices and the Free NOOK Reading App™; for more information visit NOOK.com.
Give Dad the Gift of Endless Reading and Entertainment with NOOK
The 7-inch NOOK by Samsung is available for the incredible low price of only $129.99, in-store and online, from Sunday, June 14, through Saturday, June 27. This device is an excellent value for customers seeking to give Dad the best of both worlds: a full-featured Android tablet optimized for reading and entertainment.
In addition, starting Tuesday, June 16, through Saturday, June 27, select NOOK Books for Dad are available for an amazing offer of up to 70% off, including Dads Are the Original Hipsters by Brad Getty, Dad’s Playbook by Tom Getty and 25 Essentials: Techniques for Gas Grilling by A. Cort Sinne; and starting Sunday, June 14, through Monday, June 22, select NOOK Audiobooks for Dad will be available for an incredible offer of 40% off, including Private Down Under by James Patterson and Michael White, Everything's Eventual by Stephen King and Cruel Intent by J.A. Jance, through the NOOK Audiobooks App for Android. NOOK is also offering a wide selection of videos, magazines, apps and more, which Dad will love. For a full list of digital content perfect for Dad, customers can visit nook.com/fathersday.
Fun Gifts, Perfect for Dad
Barnes & Noble offers a specially curated assortment of unique gifts that reflect Dad’s personality and style. The selection includes craft beer kits for the do-it-yourself Dad, a MiniDrone Rolling Spider by Parrot® for the thrill-seeking Dad, tablet pillows for the tech-loving Dad, and themed merchandise like a Star Wars classic logo T-shirt and a Star Wars “Feel the Force” self-stirring mug for the Dad who loves Star Wars. For the Dad who loved LEGOs as a kid, the LEGO® Architecture Flatiron Building is the perfect gift, and for the 5-card-stud-playing Dad, Barnes & Noble offers a handsome 300 11.5 Gram Poker Chip Set in an aluminum case by Wood Expressions, Inc. Barnes & Noble also has a fabulous assortment of strategy, mind memory & logic, and party games for Dad to enjoy with the whole family.
For the creative Dad, Barnes & Noble offers high-quality art supplies like colored pencil and brush marker sets and the original Buddha Board, which allows him to simply paint on the surface with water to make his creation come to life.
Fantastic Offers on the Best of DVD, Blu-ray and Music
Barnes & Noble is offering its entire selection of DVD and Blu-ray titles for an amazing value of 40% off from Tuesday, June 9, through Monday, June 22, right in time for Father’s Day. Great new releases for Dad include American Sniper, Kingsman, Interstellar, Unbroken and more. Also, throughout the entire month of June, a selection of classics Dad will enjoy are available for up to 50% off, including Good Will Hunting, The Great Escape, The Equalizer and more.
Barnes & Noble is also offering a special assortment of vinyl just for Dad, including Wilder Mind from Mumford & Sons, Ultimate Sinatra by Frank Sinatra, Dark Side of the Moon from Pink Floyd and Ten by Pearl Jam.
The Barnes & Noble Café Has Great Offers to Celebrate Dad
To help make Father’s Day celebrations even sweeter, the Barnes & Noble Café is offering the Godiva® 4 pc. Gold Ballotin for only $5 with the purchase of a $25 Barnes & Noble Gift Card until the end of July. During this same period, all large Godiva chocolate bars are buy 2 get 1 free, including the new Blood Orange bar.
In addition, with the presentation of a Barnes & Noble receipt at the register, customers can get $10 off an entire cheesecake from Friday, June 12, through Sunday, June 21.
Barnes & Noble Gift Cards Make Great Gifts for Dad
Available in several different designs, a Barnes & Noble Gift Card is the perfect gift for any Dad, allowing him to choose from a wide selection of bestselling books, NOOK content, DVDs, music, gift items, plus unbeatable bargains. Customers can redeem gift cards at Barnes & Noble stores and online at BN.com, and gift cards are also redeemable for the entire line of NOOK eReaders and tablets, including the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK.
Member Program Adds Extra Value
For even greater value, customers are invited to join the Barnes & Noble Member program, which gives Members 40% off the list price of all hardcover bestsellers in-store every day and 10% off the Barnes & Noble price of virtually everything else in-store throughout the year. Members also benefit from free express shipping on all online purchases at BN.com and receive exclusive savings offers throughout the year. The annual fee is only $25.
And, since cards add a sentimental touch to any gift, Barnes & Noble is offering themed Father’s Day cards ranging from classic themes to modern pop-ups, in-store only. For more information on any of these great products or to find other amazing gifts, visit your local Barnes & Noble store and speak with a knowledgeable bookseller, or shop online at BN.com.
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