Barnes & Noble Announces Huge Columbus Day Weekend Savings in-Store and Online, October 8-10

Special Offers, In-Store Only, Include 50% Off Must-Read Books and
30% Off The Maze Runner Series, Plus So Much More

Customers Can Receive 30% Off Any One Toy or Game Available Online at
BN.com

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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 will offer huge savings
in-store and online at BN.com/columbusday2016
to celebrate Columbus Day Weekend starting tomorrow, October 8, and
lasting through Columbus Day on Monday, October 10. The special offers,
available at Barnes & Noble only during Columbus Day Weekend while
supplies last, include:

  • 50% Off Must-Reads (In-Store Only) – All Barnes & Noble
    stores nationwide are offering 50% off ‘Must Reads’ for this Columbus
    Day Weekend, including such favorites as Hero of the Empire by Candice
    Millard, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi, The
    Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, Home by Harlan
    Coben and more.
  • 30% Off The Maze Runner Series (In-Store Only) – The
    Fever Code
    , the fifth book in James Dashner’s #1 New York
    Times
    bestselling Maze Runner series, will be available for
    30% off at all Barnes & Noble stores nationwide throughout Columbus
    Day Weekend. Additional books in the Maze Runner series will
    also be available at 30% off at Barnes & Noble, in-store only.
  • Buy One, Get One 50% Off Coloring Books (In-Store and Online) – Barnes
    & Noble’s huge selection of coloring books will be available at buy
    one, get one 50% off this Columbus Day Weekend, including popular
    titles like Curious Creatures by Millie Marotta, Autumn Magic
    from Barron’s Educational Series, Official Bob’s Burgers
    Coloring Book
    by Loren Bouchard and more.
  • Select Kids Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions Available for Only
    $5 with the Purchase of Where the Sidewalk Ends & Every
    Thing On It
    Collectible Edition by Shel Silverstein (In-Store and
    Online) –
    When customers purchase Where the Sidewalk Ends &
    Everything On It
    by Shel Silverstein during Columbus Day Weekend
    at their local Barnes & Noble store or online at BN.com
    , they can purchase select Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions for
    only $5, including popular titles like Greek Myths: A Wonder Book
    for Girls & Boys
    by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Grimm’s Fairy Tales
    by Brothers Grimm and The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David
    Wyss.
  • 30% Off Any One Toy or Game (Online Only) – Customers can
    purchase any one toy or game from Barnes & Noble’s leading selection
    of educational toys and games at 30% off online at BN.com
    during Columbus Day Weekend. The huge selection of specially curated
    toys and games includes the Harry Potter Hogwarts Cooperative
    Battle Deck Building Game, which allows rich game play experiences to
    unfold with varying levels of difficulty, the LEGO®
    Friends Advent calendar, which gives kids the opportunity to count
    down to Christmas by building the winter village in Heartlake City
    Square, and so much more.
  • 30% Off Select Games & Puzzles (In-Store Only) – Barnes &
    Noble stores nationwide will offer select games and puzzles for
    family and friends to enjoy together at 30% off, including Indoor
    Cornhole from University Games, which brings the popular Cornhole game
    from outdoors to indoors, Scribblish from Spicy Doodles Gaming,
    Inc., the hilarious scribbling game of, “How did THIS become THAT?,”
    and so much more.
  • 30% Off Select Arts & Crafts (In-Store Only) – Select arts
    and crafts will be available for 30% off at all Barnes & Noble stores
    nationwide during Columbus Day Weekend, including Art On-the-Go from
    Kidzaw®, a mobile studio that equips young aspiring artists
    with all the tools and inspiration they need to create masterpieces on
    the move, Sew Mini Treats from Klutz®, which allows kids to
    make their own felt food with fabulous faces, and more.
  • Buy One, Get One 50% Off Artist Supplies (In-Store and Online) – Barnes
    & Noble will be offering its wide range of artist supplies at buy one,
    get one 50% off throughout Columbus Day weekend in-store and online.

For more information on Barnes & Noble’s incredible Columbus Day Weekend
savings, customers should visit their local store or go online at BN.com/columbusday2016.

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 638 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),
plus periodicals and comics, 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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Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Senior
Vice President
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Alan
McNamara, 212-633-3379
Senior Director
Corporate Communications
amcnamara@bn.com