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Have I mentioned that I'm a card carrying Barnes and Noble customer? That I can spend HOURS at my local Barnes and Noble drinking in all the hard covered books and that my son still loves to hang out in the kid's section and play with the trains and share his love of vampires with me?! This is why I am SO ready to get my SHOP ON! On November 2 aka Discovery Friday, which falls exactly one week before Black Friday Barnes & Noble's Stores nationwide will host special events, games and giveaways! Customers will be treated to Book Signings and Appearances by Hundreds of Favorite Celebrities and authors will enjoy personalized gift advice from expert Barnes & Noble booksellers to discover the perfect gifts for everyone this season and will have the opportunity to win a $1,000 Barnes & Noble Shopping Spree!
In addition to the vast array of local events and activities,Discovery Friday will also feature great values to help customers get a jump on their holiday shopping. Special one-day NOOK ® offers and Discovery Friday deals will be available in-store on November 22, and Barnes & Noble's thousands of knowledgeable booksellers will be on the front lines to offer shoppers complimentary gift advice and personalized picks for even the most difficult to buy for recipients on their holiday lists. Keep reading for all the details and a chance to win a $50 gift card!
Discover Local In-Store Entertainment for the Whole Family
With something for all ages to enjoy, Discovery Friday brings holiday festivities to local Barnes & Noble stores with a fantastic lineup of celebrity appearances, author appearances, book signings, Storytimes, family games and other engaging activities and competitions. Special highlights include:
- Local book signings and appearances featuring hundreds of favorite authors and celebrities
- Duck Dynasty cut-out beards photo station and giveaway
- Holiday-themed Storytimes featuring much-loved favorites at the following times:
- 10 a.m. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
- 2 p.m. The Day the Crayons Quit
- 7 p.m. The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition
- Family-friendly games and activities, including Lego Chima CHI Battles racing tournament and a Moleskine-sponsored “Every Reader is a Writer” activity
- Barnes & Noble CafÃ© games and puzzles available to play, featuring Scrabble, Rummy, Spades and many more. Customers will also receive a collectible toy with a CafÃ© purchase while supplies last.
- Activities for kids and teens featuring top books like The Heroes of Olympus series, Divergent seri
es, The Fault in Our Stars, The Fifth Wave and SparkNotes' popular No Fear Shakespeare series
Visit Discovery Friday to learn more and discover all the exciting activities and special guests that will be available at Barnes & Noble stores nationwide on November 22.
FREE Gifts & Exclusive Content from Favorite Characters and Leading Partners
Available only on Discovery Friday, Barnes & Noble shoppers will discover a number of free gifts that feature the season's hottest entertainment and pop culture, favorite characters, beloved authors and more. Special giveaways include:
- Catching Fire (Hunger Games Series #2) temporary tattoos
- Harry Potter commemorative posters featuring 15th Anniversary edition cover art
- The Heroes of Olympus series and Divergent series posters and other collectible items
- The Book Thief discussion guide and enter-to-win movie posters
- Exclusive John Green collectible quote decals from The Fault in Our Stars
- Poster from Rick Yancey's The Fifth Wave series
- The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition coloring book and enter-to-win The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition and The Elf on the Shelf: A Birthday Tradition
- Plus a selection of stickers, movie posters and much more
Supplies at each store are limited and these items are sure to go fast, so customers should arrive early for the best chance to pick up their favorites.
Discovery Deals and Special Offers
Holiday shoppers looking to experience the best in digital reading can take advantage of special NOOK offers available on Discovery Friday, including:
- The just-launched new NOOK GlowLightâ„¢ is a must-have for Members, who will receive a double discount of 20 percent off, making this highly acclaimed device a great value at under $100 and a perfect gift for people who love to escape into a great book anytime, anywhere.
- Barnes & Noble's bestselling and highly acclaimed NOOK Simple Touch ® GlowLight ® will be available for just $49 – a $50 savings on its original price.
- By simply downloading the Free NOOK Reading Appâ„¢ on their smartphones or tablets, customers will receive two great digital titles at no cost, including the eBook A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash plus an issue ofFood Network Magazine.
BBC fans can load up on their favorite series with a 20 percent discount on all BBC DVDs and Blu-ray ®, only on Discovery Friday. Customers can also visit their local Barnes & Noble and speak with a bookseller for more information on additional one-day specials on Discovery Friday.
Enter to Win a $1,000 Barnes & Noble Shopping Spree
Customers will also have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a $1,000 Barnes & Noble shopping spree to bring home even more great gifts and personal finds. Simply visit a local Barnes & Noble store on November 22, approach the NOOK counter and look for the specially created Discovery Friday NOOK Appâ„¢ on the NOOK ® HD and NOOK ® HD+ devices displayed to enter the contest.
Five lucky winners from across the country will be selected to receive a $1,000 Barnes & Noble shopping spree, and each winner will be led on a personal holiday shopping journey by an expert Barnes & Noble bookseller to help select the best gifts. For terms and conditions, please visit www.bn.com/
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