Barnes & Noble Introduces New NOOK® Just in Time for Summer

New NOOK GlowLight Plus® eReader has Larger Screen
to Make Reading Easier, and Waterproof Design for Worry-Free Summer
Reading Anywhere

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail
bookseller, today announced the new NOOK® GlowLight
Plus®, with the Company’s largest E-InkTM
screen to date. The waterproof NOOK GlowLight Plus has a 7.8” screen
that is perfect for reading at home or on the go, 8 GB of storage space
for thousands of books, and the warmth of Barnes & Noble’s “glowlight”
technology for easy reading day or night. The Glowlight Plus eReader is
exclusively available in stores only starting Monday, May 27, and online
starting Wednesday, May 29, for just $199.99, with 10% off for Barnes &
Noble Members.

“We are thrilled to bring the new NOOK GlowLight Plus to customers with
our largest high-resolution E-Ink screen yet,” said Bill Wood, EVP;
President, Digital at Barnes & Noble. “The waterproof, upgraded design
makes reading easy, wherever you are. This new NOOK is in stores just in
time for summer reading, Father’s Day, or for any book-lover that wants
to experience the latest in digital reading.”

The NOOK GlowLight Plus is designed with a soft-touch finish that is
easy to hold for long periods of time and page-turning buttons on both
sides of the device for right or left-handed use. Barnes & Noble’s
eReader lighting technology has adjustable settings for a cool white
color during the day and a warmer tone at night, perfect for bedtime

The NOOK GlowLight Plus’s 8 GB of storage will let readers build an
extensive digital library, and a long-lasting battery will keep the
eReader working for weeks on a single charge. NOOK users have a vast
library of eBooks at their fingertips, including more than one million
books under $4.99, with titles for viewing and purchasing on

The new E-Ink device joins Barnes & Noble’s lineup of eReaders and
tablets, all of which are complemented by the top-rated NOOK mobile app
for iPhone and Android. Customers will find the new NOOK in stores on
Monday, May 27, and available for purchase online starting Wednesday,
May 29.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, ( 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 digital books, 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®.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained by visiting
the Company’s corporate website at

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Mary Ellen Keating
Senior Vice President
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3323
[email protected]

Alex Ortolani
Corporate Communications
Barnes &
Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3379
[email protected]

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