Special Limited-Time Offer from NOOK®: Get Free Bestselling eBooks and Magazines with Download of Free NOOK Reading Apps™ for iOS and Android Perfect for the Final Weeks of Summer Reading, New NOOK Customers Receive Three Free Bestselling eBooks and Two Free Top Magazines with Download of Free NOOK Reading App, for a Limited Time Business Wire LONDON -- August 22, 2013 NOOK Media LLC, a subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, announced today that starting on Friday, August 23, customers who download one of the Free NOOK Reading Apps and set up a new NOOK account will receive three free bestselling eBooks and two free top magazines, for a limited time. The perfect way to round out the final weeks of the summer reading season, the free eBook titles are Red or Dead by David Pearce, The White Queen by Philippa Gregory and City of Bones, The Mortal Instrument Book 1, by Cassandra Clare. The free magazines are the August issue of tech magazine T3 and the summer edition of The Simple Things. To take advantage of this great limited time offer, customers can simply visit www.nook.co.uk/read, download the Free NOOK Reading App for their iPhone^®, iPad^® or Android device^™, and set up and register a new NOOK account. “This great offer of free eBooks and magazines for new customers that download a NOOK Reading App is another part of NOOK’s strong commitment to make reading more affordable and accessible in the UK,” said Jim Hilt, Managing Director, Barnes & Noble S.à r.l. “We are excited about the impact we are making on literacy in the UK this summer with our sponsorship of the Get Reading campaign and the corresponding discounts on the award-winning NOOK devices.” NOOK is continuing to offer special limited-time pricing on the award-winning NOOK^® HD and NOOK^® HD+ tablets as part of the highly-successful Get Reading campaign. Customers can get the 7-inch NOOK HD tablet starting at just £99 (8GB) and £129 (16GB), while the 9-inch NOOK HD+ tablet is available starting at £149 (16GB) and £179 (32GB), both online at NOOK.co.uk and at leading retailers across the UK. Featuring NOOK’s award-winning digital reading platform perfectly optimised for iOS and Android devices, the Free NOOK Reading App gives access to more than 2.5 million titles in the NOOK Store^®, including more than 1 million free titles. Customers can also personalise their reading experience by selecting from a variety of customised themes and multiple font types and sizes. While reading a book, they can seamlessly search, add notes, highlights and bookmarks, look up words using the built-in Oxford English Dictionary and more. Customers can pinch and zoom to navigate and explore even the tiniest details of popular NOOK Magazines^™, and get closer to favorite superheroes and characters in NOOK Comics^™ with Zoom View. Smart NOOK Sync^™ technology means that customers can automatically sync their entire library on the go, including last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across all of their devices. They can start a book on a NOOK tablet or eReader and seamlessly pick back up on an iPad, iPhone, iPod touch or Android smartphone or tablet to keep reading anytime, anywhere – all without losing the page. More information on NOOK tablets and eReaders and the Free NOOK Reading Apps is available at NOOK.co.uk. Customers can also find and download NOOK for Android from the Google Play Store and NOOK for iOS in the Apple App Store. 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 675 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 686 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 the ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition). General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com. NOOK^®, NOOK Store^®, NOOK Video^™, and NOOK Video Apps^™ are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Other trademarks referenced in this release are the property of their respective owners. Follow Barnes & Noble on Twitter (www.bn.com/twitter), Facebook (www.facebook.com/barnesandnoble) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/barnesandnoble). 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 through www.nook.co.uk and leading retailers. For more information on NOOK, follow us on www.twitter.com/nookBN or www.twitter.com/nook_UK and www.facebook.com/nook or www.facebook.com/nookGB. Contact: Barnes & Noble, Inc. Carolyn J. Brown, 212-633-4062 Corporate Communications email@example.com or UK PR Contact Fleishman-Hillard Chevi Davis, 020-7395-7058 firstname.lastname@example.org
Special Limited-Time Offer from NOOK®: Get Free Bestselling eBooks and Magazines with Download of Free NOOK Reading Apps™ for
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