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This Week’s Biggest Books
This week in big books, we’ve got a new mind-twisting blast of brainy sci-fi from neal Stephenson, an important and fascinating work of musical...
100 Books of Summer
Steamy thrillers, delirious fantasies, peeks behind closed doors, classics you’ve been meaning to get to, and new releases everyone will be talking...
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10 Books to Inspire Graduates
Graduation is thrilling—and sometimes scary. Fortunately for today’s graduates, some very smart people have written down their thoughts on how to...
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Paul Howarth and Kiese Laymon Win 2018’s Discover Great New Writers Awards
The winners of Barnes & Noble’s 2018 Discover Awards have been announced! In the fiction category, Paul Howarth’s Only Killers and Thieves...
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Celebrate the Lunar New Year with 14 Books by Asian American Writers
February 5th marks the celebration of the Lunar New Year, an important holiday for many Asian communities across the country and around the globe. In honor...
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Introducing the Life-Changing Finalists for the 2018 Discover Awards
For more than 25 years, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program has worked to identify and amplify the voices of those new authors...
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Barnes & Noble Bookseller Danielle Patten Goes Above & Beyond
Assistant Store Manager Danielle Patten, from our store in Salem, New Hampshire (Store 2605), was selected as November’s Above & Beyond winner, and...
Meet Our National My Cookie Story Contest Winner: Jessica McGehee
It seems we all have a favorite holiday cookie we remember from childhood with a special story behind it. Last December, beginning on National Cookie Day,...
Vinyl’s Biggest Weekend is Back November 16-18
For music lovers, connoisseurs, and casual listeners, experiencing the classic sound of vinyl records is second to none. That’s why we’re bringing back...
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Announcing the 2018 National Book Award Finalists!
This morning the National Book Foundation has announced the finalists for the 2018 National Book Awards in the categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry,...
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The Hate U Give
YA Book Club Meeting in B&N Stores on October 4
Since its publication in 2017, Angie Thomas’s award-winning YA blockbuster The Hate U Give has become one of the most celebrated novels of our time,...
This Is the Day
Author Tim Tebow Shares His Reading Recommendations
Tim Tebow is as celebrated for his faith and accessible wisdom as he is for his athletic career. A Heisman-winning quarterback turned baseball player,...