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Barnes & Noble Has Last-Minute Shoppers Covered with Amazing Gifts and Free Shipping on BN.com with Delivery Just in Time for the Holidays

From the Most Unexpected Gifts of the Season for Creative Gift-Giving to Incredible Deals for Readers of All Ages and Interests, Barnes & Noble Has It All this Holiday
Free Shipping Available for Barnes & Noble Customers: Order on BN.com through December 21 for Free Shipping and Delivery by December 24

New York, New York – December 16, 2015 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that it has all the best gifts for last-minute shoppers this holiday. From incredible deals for readers including fantastic offers on books like 30% off hardcover bestsellers and $50 off any NOOK® by Samsung device, to the largest selection of educational toys and games and the most unexpected gifts of the season for creative gift-giving, Barnes & Noble has the perfect gift for everyone on customers’ lists*.
Plus, to make it easy and convenient for customers to send gifts to loved ones just in time for the holidays, customers can order an item on BN.com until 11:59pm ET on December 21 and get free shipping with delivery before Christmas**.
Best Gifts for Readers of All Ages and Interests
Barnes & Noble has the best books at amazing values for all the readers customers are buying for this year. Fantastic offers on kids’ books include 20% off stories every child should own like The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt and the Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van Allsburg, plus fantastic buy two get the third free offers on Dr. Seuss books including The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and the Who Was…? biography series for kids including Who Is Malala Yousafzai?, Who Is J. K. Rowling? and Who Was Walt Disney?. In addition, the popular books How to Catch Santa by Jean Reagan and Little Blue Truck’s Christmas by Alice Schertle are available for the amazing value of only $7.99 through December 25, while supplies last.
For adults, Barnes & Noble is offering hardcover bestsellers in stores at 30% off for non-Members and 40% off for Members, including Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates by Brian Kilmeade and The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime by Ree Drummond, as well as 20% off eye-catching reads and conversation starters, including gift books like Humans of New York – Stories by Brandon Stanton and National Geographic Rarely Seen. Plus, Barnes & Noble is also offering great buy two get the third free offers on all DC Comics™ & Marvel™ Graphic Novels including Batman Vol. 7: Endgame by Scott Snyder and Star Wars Vol. 1: Skywalker Strikes by Jason Aaron, and on select paperback favorites to read & share including The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson, Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult and So, Anyway… by John Cleese.
Barnes & Noble is also offering amazing deals on NOOK devices, including the best all-around NOOK deals of the season both in stores and online. Customers can save $50 on any NOOK by Samsung tablet through December 26, with the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK® starting at only $99.99. Plus, customers can also save $30 on the NOOK GlowLight Plus™ through December 19, bringing the price to an amazing $99.99. And, as always, customers will receive a $5 credit to help them get started building their library as they explore the expansive NOOK Store®.
To make NOOK an even greater value, there are also special content offers available. All  customers who purchase a new NOOK GlowLight Plus, Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 NOOK® or Samsung Galaxy Tab E NOOK® will get to choose complimentary NOOK content including three books from a selection of 20 great titles featuring favorites such as The Gravedigger’s Daughter by Joyce Carol Oates, Think Big, Act Bigger by Jeffrey Hayzlett and On A Night Like This by Barbara Freethy, and three magazines from a selection of more than 25 popular publications such as Cosmopolitan, Esquire and Food Network Magazine.
Plus, customers will receive up to 70% off holiday-favorite NOOK Books® including Our First Christmas by Lisa Jackson and Mistletoe Murder by Leslie Meier through December 21. Additionally, customers can get 70% off on a broad selection of NOOK Book Bundles, perfect for binge reading during the colder months, including titles like The House of Cards Trilogy by Michael Dobbs and The Brides and Grooms Boxset by Debbie Macomber. The NOOK Book Bundles offer runs until December 24.
The Most Unexpected Gifts of the Season for Creative Gift-Giving
Barnes & Noble offers all the most unexpected gifts of the season, creating an unrivaled collection of unique gifts for truly creative gifting this holiday, including a variety of sturdy yet comfortable tablet pillows for only $19.95 as the perfect add-on gift for every tablet purchase. 
Also available at incredible values are the Perfect Bake App-Controlled Baking System, which makes baking easier and faster with perfect results every time, for a special value of only $44.95, as well as the Toddy Cold Brew Coffee System for a special value of only $34.95. Barnes & Noble is also offering the AeroMist Ultrasonic 24-hour Diffusing Mister, which adds style while promoting a healthy, fragrant environment, for a great value of only $59.95.
Customers will also find Craft Beer and Cider Kits containing all of the home brewing supplies needed to create craft beer or great tasting cider for a special value of only $39.95, and so much more. Customers should visit BN.com or their local store for more details.
Barnes & Noble Announces Top Educational Toys & Games for This Holiday Season
Barnes & Noble has all the top educational toys and games for the 2015 holiday season, making it the premiere destination for creative gift-giving for the children and teens on everyone’s holiday list.
For Harry Potter enthusiasts, Barnes & Noble offers the Barnes & Noble Exclusive Harry Potter, Hermione & Ron POP! 3 Pack; for Aspiring Engineers, the Meccanoid G15 from Meccano; for Star Wars Fanatics, the Star Wars Black Series FX Lightsaber; for Aspiring Architects, the LEGO® Architecture Studio #21050; for Lionel Train Enthusiasts, the Polar Express G Gauge Battery Operated Train; for Celestial Explorers, the TK1 Telescope & Astronomy Kit from Thames & Kosmos, and so much more including Barnsie, an exclusive, classic, and charming Plush Teddy Bear. Customers should visit BN.com or their local store for more information.
Give the Gift of Music This Year
Barnes & Noble has fantastic offers on its growing assortment of vinyl perfect for music lovers of all ages. Exciting new releases include the record-breaking new album by Adele, 25, as well as Coldplay’s Head Full of Dreams.
The Beatles 7” Singles box is a beautiful gift, now at a special price of only $29.99. Available for a limited time, this set contains four vinyl singles in their original artwork, a 21" x 21" poster of the Fab Four and a single hub for customers’ turntables.
Seasonal Coffees, Chocolates, Teas and Treats from the Barnes & Noble Café
The Barnes & Noble Café has a wonderful assortment of gifts available in stores only, perfect for that “hard-to-buy-for person” on customers’ lists, office get-togethers and, of course, all those traditional gatherings and celebrations with families and friends. Among the great holiday offerings are limited-time-only Starbucks® coffees, including the Holiday Blend specially crafted for an elegant and smooth taste. Also available are Starbucks Coffee Samplers with six individual portion packs, Peppermint Hot Cocoa and Ceramic Mug Set, and Holiday Coffee and Ceramic Mug set, all starting at $14.95.
The 2015 Godiva® Holiday Collection delivers the enchantment and excitement that surrounds the holiday around the world. This exciting selection of deliciously decadent and beautifully designed treats includes new additions and familiar favorites that are sure to surprise and delight everyone on your gift-giving list, and are available starting at $6.50.
This holiday season we are also featuring Harney & Son’s Fine Teas, Harry & David Moose Munch and cheesecakes from the Cheesecake Factory Bakery® The Dream Factory® Desserts. Customers should visit their local store to see everything the Café has to offer.
Instant Gifting: Still Time for Customers to Get Gifts for Everyone on Their Lists Christmas Morning
Customers in need of a last-minute gift to put under the tree will love Barnes & Noble’s array of options for last-minute holiday gifting:
eGift Cards
Last-minute shoppers can still have a gift under the tree on Christmas day with a Barnes & Noble eGift Card.  Customers can send a gift instantly by visiting BN.com/giftcards to purchase an eGift Card and have it sent to a friend or family member via email. eGift Cards are redeemable in Barnes & Noble stores, online at BN.com and on any NOOK device.
Instantly Gift an eBook or App
With NOOK Instant Gifting, customers can easily purchase a NOOK Book or NOOK App™ online or in store and have it sent to a friend or family member electronically via email for instant access. Customers can even add a message and choose the exact date and time of delivery.
For more information on free holiday shipping and to find the perfect gift, customers can visit their local Barnes & Noble store or go online at BN.com.
*While supplies last.
**Terms and conditions and exclusions apply, see BN.com for details.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is a Fortune 500 company, the nation’s largest retail bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products.  The Company operates 647 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK® tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store features more than 4 million digital books in the US (www.nook.com) and UK (www.nook.co.uk), plus periodicals, comics, apps, movies and TV shows, and offers the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free NOOK Reading Apps™ available for Android™, iOS® and Windows®.
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