Barnes & Noble Now Carries Put Me In The Story® Personalized Books in Select Stores

Give Your Child a Starring Role in Bestselling Children’s Books

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, is exclusively partnering with Put Me In The Story®
to introduce the leading personalized books platform into many of their
brick and mortar stores and online at BN.com/putmeinthestory.

The initial test phase, arriving now in 200 Barnes & Noble stores, will
feature an in-store display of Put Me In The Story books, including You!
by world-renowned and bestselling author, artist, and designer
Sandra Magsamen, The Night Night Book and I Love You
So
by award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator
Marianne Richmond, the New York Times bestseller On the
Night You Were Born
by Nancy Tillman and Sesame Street’s I
Love You Just Like This
.

“We are incredibly excited to partner with Put Me In The Story and bring
Barnes & Noble customers the added offering of personalizing some of
their favorite books,” said Mary Amicucci, Chief Merchandising Officer
at Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble will feature Put Me In The Story at 200 select locations
and online at BN.com/putmeinthestory.
Readers can purchase a voucher at Barnes & Noble stores, complete the
personalization process at BN.com/putmeinthestory,
and the finished book will be shipped to the customer’s home or directly
to a designated recipient.

“At Put Me In The Story we create personalized books from some of the
best books and authors, and starring some of your very favorite
characters,” said Dominique Raccah, Publisher and CEO of Put Me In The
Story’s parent company, Sourcebooks. “We’re thrilled that now Barnes &
Noble booklovers will have the chance to tell their unique stories
through our bestselling personalized books available at many Barnes &
Noble stores and online at BN.com/putmeinthestory.”

Barnes & Noble and Put Me In The Story expect to expand the in-store,
personalized book program, offering more books in additional stores
throughout 2016.

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 640 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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the Company’s corporate website at www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

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About Put Me In The Story

Put Me In The Story, the #1 personalized books site in the U.S., creates
personalized versions of many bestselling books and books where you star
alongside favorite characters. Put Me In The Story personalized books
capture moments that matter and memories that last for readers of all
ages. Put Me In The Story inspires a love for reading, across all ages
and generations, through the experience of shared, personalized stories.
Share your story at www.PutMeInTheStory.com.

Put Me In The Story® is a registered trademark of
Sourcebooks, Inc.

Contacts

Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Mary Ellen Keating, 212-633-3323
Senior
Vice President
Corporate Communications
mkeating@bn.com
or
Put
Me In The Story
Sourcebooks
Liz Kelsch, 630-536-0595
Publicity
Manager
liz.kelsch@sourcebooks.com