Barnes & Noble Announces a Book Season Like No Other: Strongest Book List in Years with Great Reads from Bestselling and

  Barnes & Noble Announces a Book Season Like No Other: Strongest Book List in
  Years with Great Reads from Bestselling and Favorite Authors

         Amazing Title List to Jump-Start the Holiday Gifting Season

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- October 3, 2013

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), one of the nation’s largest booksellers and
the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today
announced the list of must-have books for the Fall and Holiday season, with
Barnes & Noble booksellers across the country calling this the most exciting
Fall book season in years. With new books from bestselling authors like John
Grisham, Bill O’Reilly, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Mitch Albom, Amy Tan and many
more coming this Fall, customers are already visiting their local Barnes &
Noble stores, and to purchase and pre-order the latest print
and digital titles from their favorite authors.

“This is the strongest Fall lineup of books for adults, kids and teens in
years and this amazing list makes it a book season like no other. We are
already seeing strong demand for new releases both in our stores and online,”
said Jaime Carey, Chief Merchandising Officer, Barnes & Noble. “We are
thrilled to offer our customers such a variety of great content to discover,
read and gift this Holiday season.”

Top adult, kids and teen picks from Barnes & Noble’s booksellers for the Fall
and Holiday season include:

The Best of the Season for Adults
On Sale Now

  *Someone  by Alice McDermott
  *W Is for Wasted by Sue Grafton
  *The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks
  *Doctor Sleep  by Stephen King
  *Killing Jesus: A History  by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  *The Lowland  by Jhumpa Lahiri
  *Break Out!: 5 Keys to Go Beyond Your Barriers and Live an Extraordinary
    Life by Joel Osteen
  *David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by
    Malcolm Gladwell
  *One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
  *The Signature of All Things  by Elizabeth Gilbert

Coming in October

  *Storm Front by John Sandford (Release date: October 8)
  *The Circle  by Dave Eggers (Release date: October 8)
  *Identical by Scott Turow (Release date: October 15)
  *Police by Jo Nesbo (Release date: October 15)
  *Sycamore Row  by John Grisham (Release date: October 22)
  *The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Release date: October 22)
  *We Are Water: A Novel by Wally Lamb (Release date: October 22)
  *Accused by Lisa Scottoline(Release date: October 29)
  *After Dead: What Came Next in the World of Sookie Stackhouse  by Charlaine
    Harris (Release date: October 29)
  *The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son by Pat Conroy
    (Release date: October 29)
  *The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays: 140 Step-by-Step Recipes for
    Simple, Scrumptious Celebrations by Ree Drummond(Release date: October
  *Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair by Anne Lamott (Release
    date: October 29)

New in November

  *Bellman & Black  by Diane Setterfield (Release date: November 5)
  *Giada’s Feel Good Food: My Healthy Recipes and Secrets  by Giada De
    Laurentiis (Release date: November 5)
  *The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden
    Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Release date: November 5)
  *The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan (Release date: November 5)
  *The First Phone Call from Heaven: A Novel  by Mitch Albom (Release date:
    November 12)
  *Hero by Rhonda Byrne (Release date: November 19)
  *King and Maxwell by David Baldacci (Release date: November 19)
  *Takedown Twenty by Janet Evanovich (Release date: November 19)
  *Cross My Heart by James Patterson (Release date: November 25)

New in December

  *The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly (Release date: December 2)
  *Dangerous Women  by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois (Release date:
    December 3)

  *Command Authority by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney (Release date: December

Still in Demand this Fall

  *Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  *Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
  *The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling)
  *Inferno by Dan Brown
  *And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

The Best of the Season for Kids and Teens
On Sale Now

  *Wonder (B&N Exclusive Edition)  by R.J. Palacio
  *The Fault in Our Stars (B&N Exclusive Edition) by John Green

Coming in October

  *The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4) (B&N Exclusive Edition)
    by Rick Riordan (Release date: October 8)
  *If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: Extra Sweet Edition by Laura
    Numeroff(Release date: October 15)
  *The Elf on the Shelf: A Birthday Tradition by Carol Aebersold (Release
    date: October 22)
  *Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with
    Exceptional Americans  by Rush Limbaugh (Release date: October 29)
  *The Eye of Minds (B&N Exclusive Edition) by James Dashner (Release date:
    October 8)
  *The Book Thief (B&N Exclusive Edition)  by Markus Zusak (Release date:
    October 15)
  *Allegiant (Divergent Series #3) (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Veronica Roth
    (Release date: October 22)
  *Teardrop (Teardrop Trilogy Series #1) (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Lauren
    Kate (Release date: October 22)

New in November

  *Champion (Marie Lu’s Legend Series #3)  by Marie Lu (Release date:
    November 5)
  *Hard Luck (Diary of a Wimpy Kid 8)  by Jeff Kinney (Release date: November
  *The Royal Ranger  by John Flanagan (Release date: November 5)

New in December

  *I Even Funnier: A Middle School Story by James Patterson (Release date:
    December 9)

Customers are invited to browse the Fall and Holiday book list, as well as all
the other great gift items Barnes & Noble has to offer, at any of Barnes &
Noble’s nearly 700 stores nationwide or online at Digital versions
of all books are also available on the award-winning NOOK line of eReaders and
Tablets (

And for even greater value, customers are invited to join the Barnes & Noble
Member program. Designed for Barnes & Noble’s most loyal customers, the Barnes
& Noble Membership program gives Members 40% off all hardcover bestsellers and
10% off virtually everything else in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the
year. Members also benefit from free express shipping on all online purchases
at and receive exclusive savings offers throughout the year. The annual
fee is only $25.

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 674 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and one of the Web’s
largest e-commerce sites, ( 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® (, while Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC operates
692 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 & 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 ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition).

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