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"07.12.2016 02:00:04" community.sparknotes.com QUIZ: Would You Last As a Defense Against the Dark Arts Professor? Defense Against the Dark Arts professors at Hogwarts have worse... A helpful survey to guide your approach to wizarding, prior to our #MagicalHolidayBall in all Barnes & Noble stores this Friday, December 9th at 7pm nationwide! #BNHP
"06.12.2016 22:34:39" #BNGiftGoals: What Are Your Gift Goals This Season? What are your #BNGiftGoals this season? bit.ly/BNHoliday
"06.12.2016 18:22:02" Timeline Photos “Good as it is to inherit a library, it is better to collect one.” - Augustine Birrell (: Carl Spitzweg, "The Bookworm", c. 1850.) #TuesdayMotivation #BNGiftGoals
"06.12.2016 02:00:06" Timeline Photos Who is the most charitable person in your life?
#MondayMotivation ⚡️ #BNGiftGoals
"05.12.2016 22:35:02" Just Getting Started: Barnes & Noble Welcomes Tony Bennett! Check out these clips from our recent in-store conversation w/ the legendary Tony Bennett and journalist Scott Simon at Barnes & Noble, talking Tony's terrific new memoir JUST GETTING STARTED! Watch the full conversation on our YouTube channel:
"05.12.2016 20:08:18" Bustle Tag a Harry Potter fan!! This Friday, 7pm: you're invited to attend our #MagicalHolidayBall, nationwide at ⚡️all⚡️ B&N stores! Share with the biggest Harry Potter fans you know! #BNHP #BNGiftGoals
"05.12.2016 16:47:39" Barnes & Noble's cover photo Inspire the foodie in your life with a gift from our Celebrated Chefs collection in BN.com's Holiday Gift Guide! bit.ly/BNHoliday
"05.12.2016 02:00:04" community.sparknotes.com The 7 Most Savage Moments in Shakespeare Look, I get it. On the surface, Shakespeare's works might seem... "I would eat his heart in the marketplace."
"04.12.2016 23:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Young Adult Books of 2016 It's the happiest, hardest day in the bookish calendar, when all the past year's most glorious reads are winnowed down into a list of the best of the best books to cross my desk in 2016. Here there be magnificent debuts, swoony, promise-keeping series "This year saw the publication of a library's worth of wonderful reads—these are the 25 that grabbed on and didn't let go."
"04.12.2016 20:00:06" Timeline Photos Laugh Out Loud with the best books of the year from favorite comedians: http://spr.ly/61838JqWX
"04.12.2016 17:00:08" community.sparknotes.com What Greek God Should You Date? Don't ghost on Apollo unless becoming a laurel tree is... 1. You're always drawn to:
A) The funny, outgoing guys.
B) The dark, brooding type.
C) Sweet, shy boys.
D) Abs. Oh dear lord, abs.
"04.12.2016 13:00:04" community.sparknotes.com These Harry Potter Would-You-Rathers Are Ex-CRUCIO-tingly Hard In addition to offering the finest in witty literary... To be a squib, or a death eater?
"04.12.2016 02:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The 15 Best Chapters in All of Harry Potter It's easy enough to pick a favorite Harry Potter book (if yours isn't Prisoner of Azkaban, then you're wrong and I can't help you), but it's not so easy to pick a favorite chapter. There are 198 of them in the whole series, after all. Through great feats From the Boggart in the Wardrobe to the Parting of the Ways:
"03.12.2016 23:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com Barnes & Noble® Holiday Gift Guide & Ideas Spread holiday cheer with the ultimate gift guide filled with creative holiday gift ideas for everyone on your list at Barnes & Noble®! FREE shipping on orders $25 and up. Inspire the foodie in your life with a gift from our Celebrated Chefs collection in BN.com's Holiday Gift Guide!
"03.12.2016 20:00:06" Timeline Photos Which of these coloring books would you most like to give or receive this season? #BNGiftGoals http://spr.ly/61878JqrT
"03.12.2016 17:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2016 And we thought choosing the best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015 was tough. Not only was 2016 an outstanding year for wholly new entertainments across all facets of the genre, it also featured high-profile sequels to many of last year's very The finest in the world... and possibly, the universe? Read on:
"03.12.2016 15:16:02" Timeline Photos Now through 12/4 at BN.com: take 20% off any one eligible* item while supplies last using the coupon code DECEMBER20 at checkout! (Exclusions apply: see details for more info!) http://spr.ly/61858Jagt
"03.12.2016 01:00:56" Discounted Grinch at Barnes and Noble.mp4 Tomorrow at 11AM, nationwide at your nearest Barnes & Noble: join us for a #BNStorytime reading of Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Plus: learn how you can get a Limited Time Offer on a copy of the book for just $10, now through December 26th:
"02.12.2016 21:31:50" Timeline Photos TOMORROW ONLY! Pre-K-12th grade Educators – enjoy up to 25% off at our Educator Holiday Shopping Event! Enroll as an #BNEducator at your nearest B&N store to get your redemption code today! http://spr.ly/61858JUSU
"02.12.2016 19:43:51" HelloGiggles Get your wands ready and mark your calendars. The reaction to our nationwide #MagicalHolidayBall – December 9th, 7PM in all Barnes & Noble stores across the country – has been so great, you'd have thought that we'd drank Felix Felicis! Due to high volumes of expressed customer interest, we encourage
"02.12.2016 17:17:02" Timeline Photos All aboard, families! Join us tonight at 7PM for a special #BNStorytime reading in all B&N stores of Chris Van Allsburg's holiday classic "The Polar Express"! Visitors are invited to come in their pajamas, as a playful tribute to the book's evening
"02.12.2016 13:08:03" www.barnesandnoble.com #FreeFridays at B&N Readouts: Elizabeth Hoyt's "Wicked Intentions" Weekend reading - on us! It's #FreeFridays at B&N Readouts: a free book offered every Friday morning! This week, in a thrilling historical romance from Elizabeth Hoyt: a woman of London's darkest alleys and a Lord of high society each have something the other wants. But when they
"01.12.2016 23:17:11" #ThrowbackThursday Barnes & Noble Storytime: The Polar Express Join us this Friday at 7PM nationwide in all Barnes & Noble stores for a special "Pajama Storytime" and activities celebrating Chris Van Allsburg's holiday classic The Polar Express! In honor of this heartwarming story, we present a special
"01.12.2016 19:28:44" www.barnesandnoble.com NOOK Newsstand: 2 Subscriptions for the Price of 1! Act now: offer ends 12/4! #CyberWeek Sale: #B1G1 on Digital Subscriptions of your favorite magazines, like People , Entertainment Weekly, Food Network, HGTV, and many more!
"01.12.2016 18:09:18" NOOK Press NOOK Press Presents the top picks for the Holiday season.
Shop the collection today!
http://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/nook-press-presents/_/N-rf4 Your name on the cover, your words on the pages! Check out these great books from published NOOK Press authors, and discover how to publish your own!
"01.12.2016 16:58:24" Barnes & Noble Educators Educators, we appreciate you! Tell us before Sunday 12/4 at 11:59 PM ET in the Comments of this post what B&N items you'd buy first for a chance to win a $500 B&N Gift Card! Entrants must include the hashtags #BNEducators and #Sweeps in their comment to
"01.12.2016 13:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Neil Patrick Harris is the Count Olaf We All Deserve in the Official A Series of Unfortunate Events Trailer I'm just going to say it: Neil Patrick Harris is... "NPH's Count Olaf comes across as wicked as well as wily. See for yourself:"
"01.12.2016 02:00:04" Timeline Photos #WednesdayWisdom ⚡️ #BNGiftGoals
"01.12.2016 00:00:04" Timeline Photos At SPARKNOTES: "this one goes out to the fangirls who know which Darcy is the best Darcy, are earnest matchmakers, have loved, lost, and loved again, consistently sport empire waists, and have a working knowledge of nineteenth-century England."
"30.11.2016 21:46:34" #BNGiftGoals: What's the Best Book You've Given or Received as... What's the best book that you've ever given or received as a gift? #BNGiftGoals
"30.11.2016 18:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Yule Ball Proposals, Ranked in Order of Awkwardness You wouldn't think wizards would be relatable: they do spells in class, their frogs are made of chocolate, and they never have to go to the dentist. But when it comes to school dances, they're just like the rest of us: completely awkward. And as we Required Reading prior to our nationwide Barnes & Noble Magical Holiday Ball - Friday, December 9th at 7pm in ALL Barnes & Noble stores across the country! #BNHP #MagicalHolidayBall
"30.11.2016 15:48:13" Barnes & Noble's cover photo Give the Books That Teens Want to Read! Discover our Holiday Gift Guide Recommendations: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/books-teens-want-to-read/_/N-2kx9 #BNGiftGoals
"30.11.2016 15:48:13" Barnes & Noble's cover photo Give the Books That Teens Want to Read! Discover our Holiday Gift Guide Recommendations: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/books-teens-want-to-read/_/N-2kx9 #BNGiftGoals
"30.11.2016 13:00:07" community.sparknotes.com The Chillest Parts of Every Hogwarts House We're not saying Hufflepuff is definitely the chillest house, but... No matter where the Sorting Hat (or our Sorting Test) tossed you, this illustrated guide gives you the breakdown of the biggest perks of your House.
"30.11.2016 02:00:07" Timeline Photos “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” HBD to Louisa May Alcott, author of the American classic LITTLE WOMEN, born 184 years ago today! (/: Alcott / Puffin Books' "Puffin in Bloom" Edition, c. 2014.)
"29.11.2016 23:10:40" Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball Harry Potter Magical Holiday Ball Customers of all ages are invited to join us on Friday, December 9th at 7:00 PM - in all Barnes & Noble stores - for a spectacular magical holiday celebration inspired by the Yule Ball of HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE!. Costumes, holiday attire,
"29.11.2016 23:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Put Me In The Story | Personalized Childrens Books Make your child the star in these best-selling personalized books for kids. In 3 easy steps, you can add their name and picture in their favorite story books. Everyone is the star of their story—now make them the star of their very own book. We've partnered with Put Me In The Story to create the perfect gift: a personalized book featuring your loved one's name and photo. Give them a gift they won't forget, with
"29.11.2016 17:53:36" www.barnesandnoble.com Into the Water The New Novel from Paula Hawkins (THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN)! Big Book Announcement! Coming May 2, 2017 -- INTO THE WATER, a new novel from Paula Hawkins (THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN)! Pre-order now:
"29.11.2016 13:00:03" Timeline Photos ⚡️ Customers of all ages are invited to join us on Friday, December 9th at 7:00 PM - in all Barnes & Noble stores - for a spectacular magical holiday celebration inspired by the Yule Ball of HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE!. Costumes, holiday attire,
"29.11.2016 02:00:04" Timeline Photos #MondayMotivation ⚡️ #BNGiftGoals
"28.11.2016 22:26:52" Timeline Photos Checked out these - and more! - #CyberMonday deals from BN.com! Enjoy gifts for everyone on your list, at great prices! http://spr.ly/61898yNRT
"28.11.2016 16:33:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Cyber Monday Deals at Barnes & Noble! Act now! Get 30% off any toy or game at BN.com! Find details & more #CyberMonday deals here: http://spr.ly/61818yx7V
"28.11.2016 14:18:47" Timeline Photos Happy Cyber Monday! Today only, get 15% off of your entire order at BN.com! Plus: an amazing collection of more great deals on select toys, movies, and more! Exclusions apply; see details for more info:
"28.11.2016 02:00:06" community.sparknotes.com The Characters from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , Ranked in Order of Hair I'm not saying I have my priorities completely in order;... I recently saw Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and I went in there with with two objectives:
To determine whether this is a movie people should see
To judge everyone's hair based on arbitrary criteria such as "it's got a lot of poof"
"27.11.2016 23:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of 2016 And we thought choosing the best science fiction and fantasy books of 2015 was tough. Not only was 2016 an outstanding year for wholly new entertainments across all facets of the genre, it also featured high-profile sequels to many of last year's very "Not only was 2016 an outstanding year for wholly new entertainments across all facets of the genre, it also featured high-profile sequels to many of last year's very best reads. We could have easily packed the list with a dozen second or third
"27.11.2016 20:00:02" community.sparknotes.com 5 Times Hamlet Was the Emo Crush of Your Dreams O Hamlet-the tortured, emo boyfriend I never had but always dreamed... “Doubt thou the stars are fire;
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
But never doubt I love.” (Act II, Scene II)
"27.11.2016 17:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Picture Books of 2016 Picture books may be for kids, but with charming stories, unforgettable characters, and colorful illustrations, the right picture book will brighten up anyone's day. "Here's a list of the cream of the crop of the best picture books that debuted in 2016—don't miss these beautiful, inspiring, and innovative new stories. Freshen up story time (or bedtime, or waiting-in-line-at-the-bank time) with a few of our top picks
"27.11.2016 13:01:41" MoWillemsNewVideo.mov Watch Mo Willems hard at work -- autographing WAITING IS NOT EASY, of the treasured Elephant and Piggie Books -- for #BNSignedEditions! Only available in B&N stores until 11/28, while supplies last! http://spr.ly/61898HCD1
"27.11.2016 02:00:03" community.sparknotes.com What's Your Signature Shakespearean Insult? Gone are the days of calling someone a greasy tallow-catch... "Gone are the days of calling someone a greasy tallow-catch or a plague sore."
"27.11.2016 00:30:02" www.youtube.com #BNGiftGoals: What Books Do You Give? Uploaded by Barnes & Noble on 2016-11-17. B&N customers tell us about the books that they love to give during the holidays! #BNGiftGoals
"26.11.2016 23:00:42" LauraNumeroffVideo.mov Get a signed copy of the latest IF YOU GIVE... book by Laura Numeroff! #BNSignedEditions only in B&N stores until 11/28 while supplies last! http://spr.ly/61888HCBy
"26.11.2016 20:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Books for Young Readers in 2016 The holidays are the perfect time to reflect on the many wonderful books that the year has brought us-and to make sure that we (and our loved ones) haven't missed out on any of the ones on our to-be-read lists! This year saw new standalone titles (and The holidays are the perfect time to reflect on the many wonderful books that the year has brought us—and to make sure that we (and our loved ones) haven't missed out on any of the ones on our to-be-read lists!
"26.11.2016 17:01:19" KellyClarksonVideo.mov Watch Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson talk about the inspiration behind her book RIVER ROSE AND THE MAGICAL LULLABY -- then get a signed copy! Only in B&N stores through 11/28 while supplies last! #BNSignedEditions http://spr.ly/61818H7Cl
"26.11.2016 15:30:02" Timeline Photos NOOK eReaders & Tablets Starting at $99.99! Plus: Save 25% Off All Accessories! http://spr.ly/61838HCad
"26.11.2016 14:00:39" JackJack.MOV Jack & Jack have it down! Get a #BNSignedEditions copy of YOU DON'T KNOW JACKS at a B&N store near you until 11/28 while supplies last -- hurry, there are limited quantities! http://spr.ly/61888H7fI
"26.11.2016 02:00:02" community.sparknotes.com How to Be an Adult, According to Shakespeare I am an adult, technically, but I don't know how... "When they're handing out free samples at the grocery store:
"I almost die for food, and let me have it."
—As You Like It, Act 2, Scene 7"
"26.11.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com How Well Do You Know Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix ? Disclaimer: Your results on the previous Harry Potter SparkTests (Sorcerer's Stone,... 1. According to Harry, how do Dudley Dursely and his gang spend every evening?
A) Chugging Slurpies and committing arson
B) Setting off firecrackers in parking lots & running insurance scams on gullible senior citizens
C) Vandalizing playgrounds and
"26.11.2016 00:57:26" Timeline Photos Join us for #BNStorytime tomorrow (Saturday, 11/26) at 11:00 AM featuring MOANA AND THE OCEAN! #butfirstcoffee
"26.11.2016 00:00:58" AnthonyBourdainVideo.mp4 Available #BlackFriday weekend only (11/25-11/28) while limited supplies last: get your #BNSignedEditions autographed copy of Anthony Bourdain's APPETITES! http://spr.ly/61858H7Nh
"25.11.2016 23:01:10" AndyCohenVideo.mP4 Get your #BNSignedEditions copy of Andy Cohen's SUPERFICIAL only at B&N stores today! All #BlackFriday weekend long, 11/25-11/28, while supplies last! http://spr.ly/61848H72q
"25.11.2016 19:00:03" Timeline Photos The NEW NOOK Tablet 7'' is our lowest-priced tablet yet, at $49.99! Read forever, for less. Available TODAY, #BlackFriday at your local B&N store! Learn more: bit.ly/NOOK7
"25.11.2016 18:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Signed Edition Books Black Friday Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Thousands of signed books from your favorite authors are now at your local B&N store! Who will you get? #BNSignedEditions are at B&N TODAY, #BlackFriday 11/25 thru 11/28 while supplies last! See the full list: http://spr.ly/61858H7r1
"25.11.2016 16:02:36" Book Studio 16 Live at Barnes & Noble in Palm Beach Gardens talking BLACK FRIDAY signed editions - what better gift to give a loved one or yourself! #harpercollinslive #freeforallfriday #signededitions ASK ME ABOUT HarperCollins' Book Studio 16 was LIVE at B&N Palm Beach Gardens checking out #BNSignedEditions! #harpercollinslive
"25.11.2016 13:00:03" Timeline Photos #BlackFriday at B&N is here! 30% off any item* (exceptions apply, see details for more info) and many more offers are now LIVE! Shop in stores & online to save big on the best deals of the season: bit.ly/BNBlackFridayFB
"25.11.2016 12:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Barnes & Noble #FreeFridays: Elle Casey's "Desperate Measures" NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR, ELLE CASEY, brings readers the romantic chick lit novel, DESPERATE MEASURES... Read a book on us this weekend! Today's #FreeFridays book is DESPERATE MEASURES:
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"24.11.2016 02:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Which Classic Lit Death Would You Die? Anyone who's ever read a book knows that fictional characters... 1. Okay, right off the bat: what's your biggest flaw?
A) I'm too sensitive.
B) Sometimes I pretend to be someone I'm not.
C) I'm kind of weird, so people don't take me seriously.
D) I have no flaws, I'm amazing, and how dare you suggest
"24.11.2016 00:00:03" community.sparknotes.com Shakespeare Quotes for When Your Relatives Ask What You're Doing With Your Life If your family's anything like mine, they come to Thanksgiving... When your grandma asks if you actually leave the house dressed like that:
"I'll confine myself no finer than I am: these clothes are good enough to drink in."
—Twelfth Night, Act 1, Scene 3
"23.11.2016 21:30:02" www.barnesandnoble.com Signed Edition Books Black Friday Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Get a #BNSignedEditions copy of Mo Willems' WAITING IS NOT EASY at a B&N near you 11/25-11/28 while supplies last! http://spr.ly/61898HAYb
"23.11.2016 20:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Signed Edition Books: Black Friday, in B&N Stores Only! Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Get a #BNSignedEditions of Laura Numeroff's latest addition to the beloved IF YOU GIVE... series on #BlackFriday weekend at a store near you! http://spr.ly/61858HAib
"23.11.2016 18:07:05" Julia London Talking about my upcoming new historical series, Highland Grooms, set in 18th century Scotland and nook serialization of the Trouble with Honor Harlequin was LIVE with Julia London, author of November's Serial Reads pick, THE TROUBLE WITH HONOR!
"23.11.2016 15:00:06" Timeline Photos Racks, on racks, on racks of autographed copies of JACK & JACK: YOU DON'T KNOW JACKS by Jack & Jack for #BNSignedEditions! In B&N stores only, Black Friday weekend 11/25-11/28 -- limited quantities, while supplies last! http://spr.ly/61848HAc2
"23.11.2016 13:00:03" Timeline Photos #BlackFriday Reveal... Educational Toys & Games are Buy 1, Get 1 50% off! Find more revealed offers here so you can plan your #BlackFriday at B&N now: bit.ly/BNBlackFridayFB
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"23.11.2016 02:00:03" community.sparknotes.com The 12 Best Harry Potter Tumblr Posts That You've NEVER SEEN ... "After all, I didn't win Witch Weekly's Most Charming Smile Award five years running because I DON'T know how to look death in the eyes and fire away with my finger guns."
"22.11.2016 23:00:03" Timeline Photos Look at Anthony Bourdain go! Get an autographed copy of his book APPETITES -- #BNSignedEditions are in B&N stores only, #BlackFriday weekend (11/25-11/28) -- limited quantities, while supplies last!
"22.11.2016 20:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Exclusive to B&N Stores: Signed Edition Books on Black Friday Weekend! Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Get a #BNSignedEditions copy of Andy Cohen's hilarious new memoir, SUPERFICIAL a B&N store near you starting on #BlackFriday, 11/25! Hurry, there are limited quantities through Monday, 11/28! http://spr.ly/61808H46r
"22.11.2016 19:04:40" Entertainment Weekly Inside the making of #RogueOne, the most daring Star Wars movie yet: http://share.ew.com/T0wqRdR Plus, what's next for #EpisodeVIII—and beyond!
Darth Vader cover exclusively available at Barnes & Noble starting Wednesday, November 23.
"22.11.2016 17:30:04" www.barnesandnoble.com NOOK Tablets & eReaders Starting at $99.99 for a Limited Time Only Get yours today! NOOK Tablets & eReaders Starting at $99.99 for a Limited Time Only!
"22.11.2016 16:34:40" Timeline Photos Today at 4PM EST: join our Twitter party to talk tips and tech toys that can help busy moms thru hectic days, and learn about our NEW NOOK 7" Tablet! https://twitter.com/BNBuzz
"22.11.2016 13:00:03" Timeline Photos Don't forget -- we unveil more B&N #BlackFriday offers every day, like 50% off Gift Books! Check out more here to shop our best deals of the season, in stores and online on #BlackFriday weekend (11/25-11/27): bit.ly/BNBlackFridayFB
"22.11.2016 02:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Eddie Redmayne Almost Played Tom Riddle! (& 8 Other Actors Who Almost Landed Iconic Harry Potter Roles) Did you know Eddie Redmayne almost played Tom... "This isn't 'Law & Order'; we can't just recycle actors."
"22.11.2016 00:30:03" www.barnesandnoble.com Signed Edition Books: in B&N Stores on Black Friday Weekend! Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Bestselling author & illustrator Mo Willems, has autographed his book WAITING IS NOT EASY for #BNSignedEditions! Find one at a store near you, 11/25-11/28 -- limited quantities, while supplies last: http://spr.ly/61838HtkH
"21.11.2016 23:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com B&N Stores Exclusive: Signed Edition Books on Black Friday Weekend! Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Loved the trailer for Netflix's A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS? Take home a piece of the fun with the newest Lemony Snicket creation A BAD BEGINNING signed by the author as part of our #BlackFriday weekend #BNSignedEditions! Llimited quantities, while
"21.11.2016 20:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com B&N Stores Exclusive: Signed Edition Books on Black Friday Weekend! Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Get a #BNSignedEditions copy of Laura Numeroff's IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A BROWNIE, the most recent addition to her treasured series! In B&N stores only, #BlackFriday weekend 11/25-11/28 -- limited quantities, while supplies last. http://spr.ly/61868HtR2
"21.11.2016 17:00:08" community.sparknotes.com The 11 Most Awkward Moments in Fiction ... "They take the awkward meter and crank it. They hope your cause of death will be secondhand embarrassment."
"21.11.2016 15:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Story Behind the Cover of Assassin's Creed: Heresy Assassin's Creed: Heresy, adapted from the beloved fictional world that started as a video game and has since expanded into comic books, film, and more, hit shelves this week. The team behind the new book, about a templar who digs dangerously deep into "The novel explores the adventures of Simon Hathaway, newly initiated member of the Templar Inner Sanctum, as he explores the memories of his ancestor Gabriel Laxart, a traveling companion of Joan of Arc. As head of Historical Research at Abstergo
"21.11.2016 13:00:04" Timeline Photos Take an extra 30% off any item 11/25-11/27 & more NEW #BlackFriday deals revealed! Details: bit.ly/BNBlackFridayFB
"21.11.2016 02:00:02" community.sparknotes.com If Voldemort Had Been the Main Character of the Harry Potter Series We are all the heroes of our own story, and... "Voldemort and the Goblet of Fire: At last—at long last—there is a glimmer of hope. Voldemort returns to his body, and he is reunited with his friends. Unfortunately, Harry Potter escapes, because evil can only ever be kept at bay, though never fully
"20.11.2016 23:00:04" community.sparknotes.com The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature So, in the spirit of that, please enjoy the following 7 instances of women being normal while the men run screaming for the hills. "Woman does a thing, society freaks out" is one of my favorite things that can happen in a book. Obviously 'villains monologuing unnecessarily' is my second-favorite thing, and it's a close second, but terrifying ladies striking fear into the hearts of
"20.11.2016 20:00:42" A "Shaken" Stroll through Barnes & Noble with Tim Tebow Take a walk through B&N with Tim Tebow and learn more about the signed edition of his new book SHAKEN, available in B&N stores only during #BlackFriday weekend 11/25-11/28. Limited quantities, while supplies last! #BNSignedEditions http://spr.ly/61838HdgZ
"20.11.2016 17:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Signed Edition Books Black Friday Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Watch Grammy winner Kelly Clarkson talk about the inspiration behind her book RIVER ROSE AND THE MAGICAL LULLABY -- then get a signed copy! Only in B&N stores through 11/28 while supplies last! #BNSignedEditions http://spr.ly/61818HdjV
"20.11.2016 13:00:03" Timeline Photos We've begun revealing our #BlackFriday deals! Get a sneak peek of exciting new offers daily here: bit.ly/BNBlackFridayFB
"20.11.2016 02:00:10" community.sparknotes.com 15 Questions "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Needs to Answer Can you believe it's here? That it's happening? On November... 1. Is it significant that the movie takes place the same year Voldemort was born?
"19.11.2016 23:00:03" community.sparknotes.com Every Book in the History of Literature Summed Up in a Single Sentence The problem with literature is that there's so much of... The following literary movements and periods span whole centuries, numerous cultural milestones, and multiple historical turning points, but we have taken the liberty of reducing them all to a single sentence.
"19.11.2016 20:00:05" community.sparknotes.com We Sorted The Force Awakens Characters Into Hogwarts Houses & Created the Hottest Fandom EVER ... Was the Resistance the original Dumbledore's Army? All signs point to yes.
"19.11.2016 17:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Signed Edition Books Black Friday Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. You don't have to be a "Nerd Vandal" to get your hands on an autographed copy of @OfficialJackandJack's YOU DON'T KNOW JACKS: while supplies last, your nearest B&N stores have #BNSignedEditions of the duo's awesome new biography! Only available in B&N
"19.11.2016 13:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com A Year in Reading: Ten from 2016 Our editors select ten books -- five works of fiction and five of nonfiction -- that stood out in a tumultuous year. "We've chosen ten new-in-2016 works of fiction and nonfiction that appeared in our pages, books we think represent this year with particular significance — whether for their urgent attention to the moment we share, their fresh and illuminating point of
"19.11.2016 02:00:11" community.sparknotes.com 6 Spoiler-Free Reasons You Should See Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Most of us have about ten dollars to our name... It feels as if the wizarding world was always meant to harken back to the Jazz Age:
"18.11.2016 23:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Signed Edition Books Black Friday Claim your very own signed edition book by a number of acclaimed authors this Black Friday! Find the Barnes & Noble® store nearest you. Anthony Bourdain has always brought a signature style to his cooking, travel, and candid storytelling. Now with our #BNSignedEditions copy of APPETITES, you can bring his *actual* signature home, too! Available in B&N stores only from #BlackFriday
"18.11.2016 20:48:40" www.barnesandnoble.com Learn the Secrets Behind Fantastic Beasts J.K. Rowling promised us that Harry Potter was done following her play-turned-book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the eighth book in the series. She wasn't kidding, but she never said that she was done with the magical universe inhabited by her These reads will appeal to everyone from long-time fans and adult cinephiles, to wee witches and wizards taking their first steps into a world of magic:
"18.11.2016 17:12:51" barnesandnoble.com Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay, in B&N Stores and at BN.com! J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" screenplay! Available ⚡️today⚡️ in B&N stores & BN.com: the Original Script of FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM! Own a piece of the magic in this spectacular screenwriting debut from J.K. Rowling!
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"18.11.2016 15:44:54" Barnes & Noble's cover photo Exclusively in Barnes & Noble stores from 11/25-11/28, it's the return of our #BlackFriday Weekend Signed Editions! These amazing books are available in limited quantities: get your #BNSignedEditions while supplies last! bit.ly/SignedEditionsFB
"18.11.2016 14:04:58" barnesandnoble.com Free Fridays at B&N Readouts: "Revenge of the Witch (Last Apprentice Series #1)", by Joseph Delaney A new free book delivered here every Friday: check back each week for more! It's weekend reading - on us. Today's #FreeFridays selection (brought to you each and every week by B&N Readouts) is the fantasy novel "Revenge of the Witch" by Joseph Delaney, a tale of one farm town's protectors against supernatural forces, and the apprentices who strive to earn the
"18.11.2016 02:51:14" Timeline Photos "While most children are proof of their parents' love, I was proof of their criminality." So began Trevor Noah's reading tonight at Barnes & Noble in New York's Union Square from his remarkable new book "Born a Crime", a memoir of stories of his South
"18.11.2016 00:30:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Colson Whitehead Takes The Underground Railroad From Metaphor to Devastating Reality In the midst of the never-ending election, America focused on either accepting or rejecting the notion that the country needs to be made great "again." Meanwhile, some enterprising souls have wondered, When was America great? As recently as the 1950s? As On the occasion of its winning the @National Book Foundation's annual top prize for Fiction, we look back on Colson Whitehead's vision of a surreal American history, "The Underground Railroad":
"17.11.2016 23:00:05" Timeline Photos Want a #BNSignedEditions copy of Andy Cohen's hilarious new memoir, SUPERFICIAL? Head to your nearest B&N store starting on #BlackFriday 11/25 to pick up yours! Hurry, #BNSignedEditions are only available in limited quantities while supplies last, through
"17.11.2016 21:46:43" Timeline Photos 1 day to go... http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/fantastic-beasts-and-where-to-find-them-j-k-rowling/1123722904?ean=9781338109061&st=SOC&sid=BNB_DRS_FantasticBeastsScreenPlay_201611&2sid=Facebook_NA_&sourceId=SOFaM00760 #FantasticBeasts
"17.11.2016 18:35:38" Barnes & Noble's cover photo 7" IPS display optimized for reading. Full access to Android apps in the Google Play™ Store. More than a million books priced under $4.99. Discovery delivered daily with B&N Readouts™. Introducing the new NOOK Tablet 7'': our lowest priced tablet yet, at
"17.11.2016 18:35:38" Barnes & Noble's cover photo 7" IPS display optimized for reading. Full access to Android apps in the Google Play™ Store. More than a million books priced under $4.99. Discovery delivered daily with B&N Readouts™. Introducing the new NOOK Tablet 7'': our lowest priced tablet yet, at
"17.11.2016 07:17:32" Timeline Photos An evening of gratitude, candor, history, optimism, fortitude, and grace, hosted skillfully and hilariously by Larry Wilmore, 2016's National Book Awards will live on as a moment in popular culture, via the memorable sentiments of the evening's award
"16.11.2016 23:10:21" We're LIVE with Megyn Kelly in discussion with Charlie Rose at Barnes & Noble Union Square, talking "Settle For More"!
"16.11.2016 21:27:40" Timeline Photos Tonight! We will be at Barnes & Noble NYC with Megyn Kelly. Join us here on Facebook Live, where we will be live-streaming her candid conversation with Charlie Rose!
"16.11.2016 20:21:04" Barnes & Noble's cover photo Introducing the new NOOK Tablet 7'': our lowest priced tablet yet, at $49.99! Read forever, for less. Get it now, in Barnes & Noble stores and online: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/nook-tablet-7-inch-barnes-noble/1124589342?ean=9781400501656
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"16.11.2016 18:55:01" "Settle for More": Megyn Kelly at Barnes & Noble's 2016 Store ... Tonight, 6PM EST at Barnes & Noble in Manhattan's Union Square, Megyn Kelly joins Charlie Rose for an in-depth conversation on her new memoir of family, network news, and life as a working mother and professional woman. In this clip from our 2016 Barnes &
"16.11.2016 15:27:30" Timeline Photos Exclusively in Barnes & Noble stores from November 25th through November 28th, it's the return of our #BlackFriday Weekend Signed Editions! These amazing books are available in limited quantities: get yours while supplies last! bit.ly/SignedEditionsFB
"16.11.2016 02:02:39" Timeline Photos "I keep joking that I've picked the perfect week to publish a book about tap dancing," said Zadie Smith of her new novel "Swing Time" tonight at Barnes & Noble in New York City's Union Square. While riveting descriptions of dance fill its pages, Smith's
"15.11.2016 22:57:58" Timeline Photos This week: a festive season kicks off with an epic #NewReleaseTuesday! Which of today's many cool new books are you most excited to read? (: the #bookstack masters of Barnes & Noble!)
"15.11.2016 20:44:48" Timeline Photos This holiday season, we'll be sharing the #BNGiftGoals of some of your favorite authors and artists! The stories they love, the gifts they're giving, the people they're shopping for, and so much more, all in the festive spirit of the stories we share at
"15.11.2016 17:55:51" Timeline Photos The new Limited Edition (RED) x Live Lokai is available in B&N stores today! In 2005, more than 1,200 babies were born every day with HIV. Today that number is 400. Medication costing as little as $0.30 a day can end mother-to-child transmission of
"15.11.2016 00:07:59" We're LIVE with Tony Bennett at Barnes & Noble Union Square talking "Just Getting Started"!
"14.11.2016 16:03:29" Timeline Photos Tonight is the night! Come meet Tony at Barnes & Noble NYC or check him out on Facebook Live right here!
"12.11.2016 16:23:17" barnesandnoble.com The Book Nerd's Guide to Prioritizing Your To-Read List Welcome to the Book Nerd's Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose noses are always wedged in books. For past guides, click here. Far be it from me to speak for you, dear Weekend #MOOD.
"11.11.2016 20:27:09" Bernie Sanders Author Event Bernie Sanders Author Event Pre-signed copies of "Our Revolution; A Future to Believe In" will be available for purchase at the store on Monday, November 14th, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. This event will be a photo opportunity only with the purchase of a pre-signed book.
"11.11.2016 20:19:29" Conversation with Megyn Kelly Conversation with Megyn Kelly Meet Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly as she talks about her much anticipated book "Settle for More" on 11/16 at 6 PM EST.
"11.11.2016 19:56:43" Timeline Photos To say Thank You and celebrate #VeteransDay, from Friday 11/11- Sunday 11/13, all Veterans, Active Duty Military Members and their families can receive 20% off eligible NOOK devices* with proof of military service. This offer is available at Barnes &
"11.11.2016 19:47:49" To say Thank You and celebrate #VeteransDay, from Friday 11/11- Sunday 11/13, all Veterans, Active Duty Military Members and their families can receive 20% off eligible NOOK devices* with proof of military service. This offer is available at Barnes &
"11.11.2016 18:11:38" Meet Tony Bennett in NYC! Meet Tony Bennett in NYC! Come join us at 7 PM EST at our Union Square store for a book signing and discussion with legendary singer Tony Bennett about his book "Just Getting Started."
"11.11.2016 16:05:25" barnesandnoble.com Nobody's Angel Come fly away to a sunnier day The islands are calling your name Feel the caress of warm, tropical breezes— “Sadistic s---s.” Lucy snapped off the radio and watched the wiper blades sweep the snow apathetically across the windshield, as if they sensed the "Nine years ago Lucy Flint ran away to Seattle, taking her friend's boyfriend and leaving her high school sweetheart without a word of explanation. Now she's back in Willow Park, Illinois, to help care for her ailing father--and it's no surprise that her
"10.11.2016 21:34:07" Timeline Photos Come meet Tony Bennett at our Union Square store at his book signing and chat on 11/14 at 7 PM ET!
Not in NYC? Don't fret! He will be on Facebook Live -- see you here!
"10.11.2016 18:02:35" Timeline Photos #ThursdayThoughts from Simone de Beauvoir:
"09.11.2016 22:32:39" www.barnesandnoble.com 8 Kooky Cookbooks Inspired by Movies and TV Cookbooks are among the most popular genres of books, across the board. Even if you never actually get around to trying out any of the recipes in one, they're so well made, what with the hardbound bindings and the hundreds of glorious food photos, that "Designed to entice fans of a movie, TV show, or some other franchise, [pop culture cookbooks] feature foods 'inspired' by those very properties (albeit very, very loosely sometimes). Here are some of the most amusing books to help you eat like your
"08.11.2016 19:24:45" www.barnesandnoble.com New Releases: Stopped Clocks, Monstrous Magic, and the Multiverse Heartless, by Marissa Meyer Meet the Queen of Hearts before her ascension to legendary villainy in Meyer's newest retelling, which opens on super-eligible royal Catherine doing what she does best: baking. Following her heart would mean open opening a A new read for every day of the week, via the B&N Teen Blog:
"07.11.2016 21:27:29" www.barnesandnoble.com The Book Nerd's Guide to Prioritizing Your To-Read List Welcome to the Book Nerd's Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose noses are always wedged in books. For past guides, click here. Far be it from me to speak for you, dear "Far be it from me to speak for you, dear reader, but personally, I ingest new reads like a sponge absorbs water." Find out how to prioritize your To-Read List, bookworms: http://spr.ly/618881UhI
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"07.11.2016 01:54:18" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post What a great weekend — filled with learning, playing, and of course, #making! Thank you to everyone who came out to B&N's 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire! #BNMake2016
"07.11.2016 01:19:21" Mini Maker Faire may be coming to a close, but you can still get inspired by the DIY #BNMake2016 projects like this one at BN.com/MakeProjects:
"06.11.2016 23:59:20" Thank you to all of the inspiring #Makers who came out to B&N's 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire! #BNMake2016
"06.11.2016 18:04:48" We are LIVE with YouTube star and workshop #Maker Jimmy DiResta at Barnes & Noble! #BNMake2016
"06.11.2016 17:24:27" #BNMake2016 w/ Sphero's SPRK+! B&N Mini Maker Faire continues today, 11AM-5PM! Come explore the latest technology with us — like SPRK+ from Sphero & much more! BN.com/MakerFaire #BNMake2016
"05.11.2016 23:51:32" Turn on the Light with Lemon Power! Got a case of Mini Maker Faire FOMO? No worries! Get TONS of DIY projects when you visit BN.com/MakeProjects.
"05.11.2016 22:53:02" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post Day 1 of B&N's 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire is in the books! Couldn't join us today? Not to worry, the #making will continue tomorrow: BN.com/MakerFaire. #BNMake2016
"05.11.2016 19:12:25" Michael Dalrymple of 3D Systems Geomagic talks about the rise in 3D scanning at our second annual Mini-Maker Faire, happening all weekend long. Follow all the coolness on social at #BNMake2016!
"05.11.2016 19:08:06" We're LIVE with Ringly Founder/CEO Christina Mercado d'Avignon & Krystal Persaud of LittleBits, presenting on our Meet the Maker stage at Barnes & Noble!
"05.11.2016 17:09:55" Next up: meet Erik Thorstensson, inventor of Strawbees and passionate #Maker, LIVE on the Meet the Maker stage at Barnes & Noble in NYC! #BNMake2016
"05.11.2016 16:08:05" B&N Mini Maker Faire kicks off with a presentation by sculptor/architect Davide Prete & Michael Dalrymple of 3-D Systems Geomagic on 3D scanning and printing! They will be demonstrating until 4:00 PM ET at Barnes & Noble. #BNMake2016
"05.11.2016 14:49:36" Timeline Photos #BNMake2016 weekend kicks off TODAY! #Makers, see you at B&N!
"04.11.2016 20:00:04" Timeline Photos Meet the Makers! Join 4 LIVE Twitter chats this weekend on our BNBuzz feed -- use #BNMakeChat.
Saturday 11/5: 2 PM ET: Christina Mercando d'Avignon, Founder/CEO, RINGLY. 5:30 PM ET: James Chen, Head of Education, Strawbees.
Sunday 11/6, 2 PM ET:
"04.11.2016 17:00:06" Timeline Photos The only limit is your imagination! Design & build with Magformers at B&N's Mini Maker Faire this weekend: bn.com/makerfaire #BNMake2016
"04.11.2016 13:17:04" Timeline Photos Today's #FreeFridays selection is “Undeniably Yours”, Book One of Becky Wade's series, A Porter Family Novel. Get your FREE eBook today at B&N Readouts: http://spr.ly/61808EI7j
"03.11.2016 21:00:05" Timeline Photos See your handwritten notes become digital with Moleskine's Smart Writing Set and draw in 3D with CreoPop's 3D printing pen at B&N's Mini Maker Faire this weekend! Learn more: bn.com/makerfaire #BNMake2016
"03.11.2016 18:07:03" Mini Maker Faire 2016 "By hosting Mini Maker Faire in our stores, we're providing the tech, the materials, and the place, so anyone can be a #Maker." Come to B&N this weekend to mix & mingle with other #Makers and celebrate the spirit of creativity at our 2nd Annual Mini Maker
"03.11.2016 15:45:03" Timeline Photos Dan & Phil, avoiders of human contact and direct sunlight, actually went outside. Follow the behind-the-scenes story of their adventure in their new book Dan and Phil Go Outside – out TODAY! bit.ly/BNDAPGO (photo: Barnes & Noble Scottsdale) #DAPGO
"03.11.2016 04:48:14" Timeline Photos "The strongest of all warriors are these two - time and patience." - Tolstoy, "War and Peace". (: 1908's World Champion Chicago Cubs.) #Game7
"03.11.2016 01:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com The Sun Is Also a Star Author Nicola Yoon Talks Shop with Adam Silvera Today Nicola Yoon's second novel, The Sun Is Also a Star, hits shelves. Sun takes some of the themes she introduced in her best-selling debut Everything, Everything-the power of human connection, love's ability to both save and destroy-and expands on them "I think the hardest thing is all the new voices you have in your head. Not just critical voices, but voices of praise as well. It took me a while to shut all of them out and write the book I wanted to write." http://spr.ly/61808EgKm
"02.11.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Announcing the Spring 2017 Discover Great New Writers Picks The committee has made its selections: get an early look at these exciting works of fiction and nonfiction from new voices. Announcing our first 22 Discover New Writers Picks for 2017, because we can't wait until January to share: http://spr.ly/61848Eiqo
"02.11.2016 20:00:05" Timeline Photos DK Books's Pocket Genius series is perfect for Makers of any kind, with subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space. Come pick them up at B&N's Mini Maker Faire this weekend -- they're buy 2, get 1 free in stores, 11/5-11/6!
"02.11.2016 16:17:04" Timeline Photos Don't miss the first book in this sizzling series by New York Times bestselling author Julia London! It's free throughout November at #SerialReads – delivered in daily installments: http://spr.ly/61818Edqb
"02.11.2016 00:00:03" Timeline Photos Experience a world beyond your imagination! Utopia 360, a striking new virtual reality headset, takes you on a sensory adventure through 3-D movies, simulated games, & more. See a live demonstration at B&N's Mini Maker Faire this weekend:
"01.11.2016 21:05:31" Timeline Photos "Like" if you're coming to the 2nd annual Mini Maker Faire at B&N this weekend! Learn more: BN.com/makerfaire #BNMake2016
"01.11.2016 19:30:04" Timeline Photos Now 'til 11/28: Get 50% off The Criterion Collection! bit.ly/BNCriterionColl
"01.11.2016 18:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Five Things We Hope the Upcoming Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down Doubles Down On Good news, readers who love to laugh: It's the most wonderful time of the year. Nope, not when we anticipate the upcoming joys of Halloween or Thanksgiving or the winter holiday season. It's Wimpy Kid time! That glorious day every November when kidlit "Good news, readers who love to laugh: It's the most wonderful time of the year. Nope, not when we anticipate the upcoming joys of... Thanksgiving or the winter holiday season. It's Wimpy Kid time! That glorious day every November when kidlit author
"01.11.2016 15:00:09" Timeline Photos The new Live Lokai Pact is available in our stores TODAY! The Lokai Pact holds the six limited-edition Lokai bracelets of 2016 in a sleek spherical case. $6 from each Pact goes to charity. Each Lokai bracelet is infused with elements sourced from the
"01.11.2016 00:00:04" Timeline Photos Explore 3-D mechanics with Strawbees -- the creative construction kit! -- on display at Mini Maker Faire, coming to B&N stores 11/5-11/6! Learn more: BN.com/makerfaire #BNMake2016
"31.10.2016 15:29:02" Timeline Photos Happy Halloween from our boo-ksellers across the country!
(Photo courtesy Barnes & Noble Denver West)
"30.10.2016 16:00:04" Timeline Photos Meet Ozobot -- one of the world's smallest programmable robots -- at Mini Maker Faire, coming to ALL B&N stores 11/5-11/6! Learn more: BN.com/makerfaire #BNMake2016
"30.10.2016 12:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Eliot Weinberger, To Be Continued For a road trip down America's western edge, what better companion than the boundary-pushing writer Eliot Weinberger? Essay by Justin Taylor. "The route from Portland to Los Angeles could not be simpler. You take I-5 all the way. We had good weather, light traffic, and Dadrock on the radio. We did not plug in an iPhone until we lost FM signal in the mountains, those long sweet rolling passages
"30.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com Which Shakespeare Quote Describes Your Life? Whether you're a witty handmaiden or the ghost of a Danish... 1. First things first: How are you planning your rise to power?
A) I'm going to marry somebody-or-other. Doesn't matter; got throne.
B) Not to tip my hand, but stabbing is involved.
C) I'll wait and see how it shakes out—if I'm Queen, I'm Queen; if not,
"29.10.2016 20:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com November's Best Books for Young Readers Sweater weather means cozying up inside with a comfy blanket and a stack of great books. Make sure the kids' reading stash is well stocked with our top new picks for young readers. Choose from the latest in the crazy-popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, At the B&N Kids Blog, November's Best Books for Young Readers: "Sweater weather means cozying up inside with a comfy blanket and a stack of great books. Make sure the kids' reading stash is well stocked with our top new picks for young readers."
"29.10.2016 16:00:06" Timeline Photos Meet Bloxels -- a first-of-its-kind technology that enables you to build, capture, design, play and share your very own video games -- at Mini Maker Faire, coming to your local B&N the weekend of November 5th & 6th! Learn more: http://spr.ly/61898D0tc
"29.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com The 7 Most WTF Moments in Classic Literature "Being really old and vaguely important" is pretty much the defining trait of all classic literature. This combined with the fact that your teacher is forcing you to read it under threat of suffering or death (or just a zero on Friday's quiz, whatever) And no, we don't mean "Where's the Foreshadowing?"
"29.10.2016 00:00:06" Timeline Photos Take RC gaming into a whole new dimension with the Air Hogs Connect Augmented Reality Mission Drone! See a demo at your local B&N store during Mini Maker Faire, 11/5 & 11/6! Learn more: http://spr.ly/61898D0lz #BNMake2016
"28.10.2016 20:47:45" Timeline Photos Get the Limited Edition Live Lokai at B&N stores, in support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, while supplies last! $1 of each Breast Cancer Lokai purchased will go directly to funding research for a cure. Who do you wear Pink for?
"28.10.2016 19:19:06" B&N Online Storytime: Tickle Monster For #FlashbackFriday, we're taking a second look at another one of our favorite Online Storytime videos: "Tickle Monster" -- read by the author, actress Josie Bissett.
"28.10.2016 16:48:19" barnesandnoble.com Midnight Customer (Vampire Soul, Book One) Fate is kind and cruel, and sometimes I wonder if it doesn't have a sick sense of humor, too.Don't get me wrong. I'm not the usual kind to go wearing black and brooding. Life wasn't great, but it wasn't too bad. I was still on the good side of thirty, but Today's #FreeFridays selection is "Midnight Customer", Book One of Mac Flynn's Vampire Soul series. Get your FREE eBook today at B&N Readouts:
"28.10.2016 00:00:07" Timeline Photos Read. Recommend. Repeat. Sound familiar? Become a Barnes & Noble book expert and come share your bookish expertise with others. Learn more: http://spr.ly/61858DoXD
"27.10.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Monster Rally: Watching the Classics of Halloween Cinema New box sets for home viewers offer a chance to experience the screams -- and sometimes the groans -- of classic horror. "Just as any seasoned trick-or-treater knows that the accumulation of a range of candies is most desirable come the close of the evening's efforts, so it goes with horror buffs and their preferred fare. If you go from door to door, you likely admire both
"27.10.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Pioneer Planner 100 years ago this week, Margaret Sanger was arrested for having opened her New York City birth control clinic. Margaret Sanger was arrested 100 years ago this week for having opened her New York City birth control clinic, America's first:
"27.10.2016 16:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Which SAT Vocab Word Describes Your Personality? Try not to be churlish if you disagree with the... 4. You're never fully dressed without a(n) ___________.
B. feather boa
D. little-known fact
E. pair of shades
"27.10.2016 12:00:04" community.sparknotes.com What Type of Woman Would You Be in 1984 ? In an Orwellian future, it's The sisters fit to topple Big Brother.
"27.10.2016 01:30:06" community.sparknotes.com How to Flirt, According to Shakespeare If you're anything like me, your idea of "And, I pray thee now, tell me, for which of my bad parts did thou first fall in love with me?"
"26.10.2016 22:59:31" Live from Barnes & Noble Upper West Side, it's Colson Whitehead talking "The Underground Railroad"!
"26.10.2016 19:09:02" community.sparknotes.com 20 Questions You MUST Ask Your Crush Before Dating Them ... "It's of the utmost importance that you and the person you're considering dating are at least 78% compatible (Cormac and Hermione were 15%, and we all remember how that turned out)."
"26.10.2016 16:00:07" Timeline Photos This amazing 3D printer from XYZprinting is just one of the cool items you can see in a live demonstration at your nearest Barnes & Noble store on the weekend of November 5th and 6th during our B&N Mini Maker Faire! Learn more: http://spr.ly/61858DkAb
"26.10.2016 13:08:47" Timeline Photos Today at 12:30 PM EST on Twitter: follow us (@BNBuzz) and join our live chat with Marie Lu ("The Midnight Star", "Legend") and Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff ("Gemina", "Illuminae")! Use #BNChat to send your questions to these great writers!
"26.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com 17 High School Urban Legends We Want to Believe There is a world underneath the world of education. Messages embedded... 2. If a teacher is more than fifteen minutes late to two successive classes, everyone is allowed to write the remainder of the semester's assignments in emojis.
"25.10.2016 22:16:15" barnesandnoble.com Start Reading 2016 Man Booker Prize Winner Paul Beatty's Novel, "The Sellout" It's a cold night. You're minding your own business, savoring the last of your vanilla shake, when you come upon a drove of detectives huddled around the body. You dismount. Step closer and recognize a shoe, or a shirtsleeve, or a piece of jewelry. My Breaking Book News Bulletin ⚡️: Paul Beatty has today been named the first American to win the The The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, for his novel "The Sellout"! Start reading it now at B&N Readouts: #ManBooker2016
"25.10.2016 19:00:04" community.sparknotes.com What Should Your NaNoWriMo Novel Be About? National Novel Writing Month is right around the corner. Maybe... Whatever your reason for scrounging around the netherworld of last-minute plot ideas, we've got you covered on NaNoWriMo:
"25.10.2016 16:00:10" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Books That Will Make You Want to Make Something After a long week of client deadlines, telemarketing calls, and the other tiresome demands that come with being an adult, it feels good to forget all the rules and make what you want to make, any way you dang well please! Whether you're tinkering in the Pre-Mini Maker Faire reading for our MMF event on Nov 5th/6th! "If you're looking for inspiration on what to make, the books below are a great place to start—but remember, no one will know if you ignore the instructions or make up your own. And if anyone
"25.10.2016 12:00:02" Timeline Photos “I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.” #HBD to the great novelist Anne Tyler, who in her stories of family, romance, and Americana has transported us to so many wondrous locales!
"25.10.2016 01:00:04" Timeline Photos “No two persons ever read the same book.” - Edmund Wilson (: Mary Cassatt, “Auguste Reading to Her Daughter", 1910.) #MondayMotivation
"24.10.2016 22:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Weird Westerns to Read While You Wait for Red Dead Redemption 2 The Western is part of the American mythology. There's just something about those wide open spaces and their freedom from law and order that fires our imaginations. Rockstar Games knows this-which is why they've just announced they are returning to the There's just something about those wide open spaces and their freedom from law and order that fires our imaginations. Rockstar Games knows this—which is why they've just announced they are returning to the wide vistas and strange haunts of their own
"24.10.2016 19:00:11" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Reasons We Can't Wait for Cooking for Jeffrey If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, then Jeffrey Garten (better half to Ina) stands to be the most doting, puppy-eyed, besotted husband in recorded history. Anyone who has watched her cooking show knows Ina and Jeffrey Garten are just two Why Ina Garten's new cookbook may be her best (and most delicious) yet:
"24.10.2016 16:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com Celebrate Maker Faire with 8 Books to Encourage Young Computer Geniuses When you clean out the backseat of your car, do you find miniature circuit boards mixed in with the crumbs? Is there a constant hum of video game music playing in your house? Do your kids dream about Minecraft? Maker families are invited to explore Barnes "When you clean out the backseat of your car, do you find miniature circuit boards mixed in with the crumbs? Is there a constant hum of video game music playing in your house? Do your kids dream about Minecraft? Maker families are invited to explore
"24.10.2016 12:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com A Gambler's Anatomy The curious world of high-stakes backgammon is at the center of the new novel from the author of "Motherless Brooklyn" and "The Fortress of Solitude." Review by Michelle Dean. "Hollywood loves the mythology of gambling, tough guys sweating it out over poker, reckless losers with a dream losing it all at craps. It comes with a built-in arc of suspense, a contest made obvious. Literature has always had a tougher time with it —
"24.10.2016 11:21:42" Timeline Photos The author, State Senator, and activist Tom Hayden has died at the age of 76. “If we appear to seek the unattainable, as it has been said, then let it be known that we do so to avoid the unimaginable.” So concluded the Port Huron Statement, the famed 1962
"24.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com Would You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse? The zombie apocalypse is not for the faint of heart. For... 1. How often do you find yourself wandering around derelict hospitals, malls, or gas stations?
A) More often than not
B) Only when supplies are low, in which case we usually bring the entire group and refuse to use flashlights
"23.10.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com The Barefoot Contessa's Cooking for Jeffrey and 5 More Amazing Fall Cookbooks Fall is an inspiring time for home cooks. The seasons are changing, the air has a chill, and the thought of heating up the house by turning on the oven or simmering a dish on the stove is cozy and appealing for the first time since April. Plus, a variety "Fortunately for foodies, aspirational foodies, and those of us who just really love reading cookbooks, Ina Garten has a new one out this month. Cooking for Jeffrey gives fans an inside look into the kinds of dishes that Ina, whom 90% of the world would
"23.10.2016 19:00:04" Timeline Photos Fandoms rule at B&N in Modesto, California! #BNWeDoImportantWork
"23.10.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Can't Make It to B&N for our Mini Maker Faire? Host Your Own with 7 Simple Steps! On November 5th and 6th, makers are gathering at their local Barnes & Noble stores to share ideas, celebrate their creativity, and encourage each other to get weird and inventive with their hobbies. If that sounds dreamy, but you can't make it to our Mini Follow these 7 simple steps to host your own Mini (read: totally Magnificent) Maker Faire:
"23.10.2016 12:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Ten Thousand Towns In October 1920, Sinclair Lewis's "Main Street" was published -- and became the cornerstone of his uneasy relationship with his Midwestern home town. Sinclair Lewis's classic novel "Main Street" was published #OnThisDay in 1923. "An empire which feeds a quarter of the world — yet its work is merely begun," wrote Lewis of the American heartland. "They are pioneers, these sweaty wayfarers, for all their
"23.10.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com Which Horror Movie Villain Are You? Ghosts and goblins, it's time to put yourselves on the... "As Halloween creeps and crawls its way towards us, we must try to curb our terror, and the safest person to be is obviously the horror movie monster—because they keep coming back again, and again, and again, and..."
"22.10.2016 22:00:03" community.sparknotes.com 10 Bizarre Reasons People Were Accused of Witchcraft During the Salem Witch Trials As a country we have done some silly things, but... "Reason #7: Laughing at how stupid the Salem witch trials actually were."
"22.10.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Jojo Moyes Gets to the Heart of the Matter in Paris for One and Other Stories Who doesn't dream of jetting off to Paris for a romantic couples weekend? Wine, cheese, the Eiffel tower-all in one beautiful place that simply oozes romance. This is exactly what Nell, the lead character in the title story of Jojo Moyes' latest "Just as she did in her enormously popular and resonant New York Times bestsellers, 'Me Before You', and 'After You', Moyes mixes a potent cocktail of humor, irony, and strong female protagonists and then shakes things up in this heady collection that
"22.10.2016 16:00:09" www.barnesandnoble.com 8 Terrific Books for Young Makers Is it just me or are kids smarter than us? Some days I'm amazed at the projects they develop, whether it's a campaign like #1000blackgirlbooks or a life-changing gizmo like these 3D printed superhero hands. With a little know-how, some tools, and a "Just in time for Barnes & Noble's Maker Faire on November 5th and 6th, here are eight books that will encourage the young makers in your life to dream big and build something that can change the world." #BNMake2016
"22.10.2016 12:00:03" Timeline Photos Teamwork wins the day in our Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania store! #BNWeDoImportantWork
"22.10.2016 01:00:04" Timeline Photos "It is one thing to read about dragons, and another to meet them.” Today marks the 87th birthday of Ursula K. Le Guin, the iconic American novelist and legend of science fiction and fantasy writing. "A very good book tells me news, tells me things I
"21.10.2016 22:30:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Your Mini Maker Faire Guide to 3D Printing for Everyone While we're not quite ready to shout "You get a printer! And you get a printer! Everyone gets a printer!" the truth is, we're pretty excited about how accessible 3D printing has become. 3D pioneers are making tools, jewelry, and more right from their "Is your coffee getting cold? Make a lid that's perfectly sized to your favorite mug. Putting on a play that requires a rare prop? Design your own. Need to test the capabilities of that robot you've been building in the basement? Print a maze that takes
"21.10.2016 20:33:13" #FlashbackFriday: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Goo... For #FlashbackFriday, we're revisiting one of our favorite Online Storytime videos: author Judith Viorst reading her beloved Kids book classic, "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"! A charming story well told, no matter what kind
"21.10.2016 17:35:49" barnesandnoble.com Joanne [Deluxe Edition] Lady Gaga's new album: available today in B&N stores and at BN.com! Breaking News ⚡️ Available today online and at your local Barnes & Noble store, discover the album which USA TODAY deems a "revealing triumph", and Rolling Stone calls Lady Gaga's "best album in five years":
"21.10.2016 13:44:11" barnesandnoble.com #FreeFridays at B&N Readouts: Murder in Exile! I come down here to sunny Florida, hang out for a while, do a little background checking for local lawyers, and make sure I keep my earnings below a certain level.”I reached across the chess board as I spoke. The board was etched into a small concrete Today's #FreeFridays selection is "Murder in Exile", a sun-drenched mystery from Vincent and Henry O'Neil! Get your free book today at B&N Readouts:
"21.10.2016 01:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com We Asked Writers How A Game of Thrones Changed Fantasy Forever There's no denying the fact that fantasy wouldn't be where it is today without George R.R. Martin. With the books already a phenomenal success by any standard (or at least, the standard of "number one New York Times bestseller"), their successful "He described things you weren't supposed to describe in fantasy, and made his characters think and do and say things they're just not supposed to in fantasy. It was muddy and gory and shocking, but so is reality—Martin had the courage and the will and
"20.10.2016 22:00:04" community.sparknotes.com The 25 Worst Ways to Start Your College Essay Writing a good college essay is a mixture of luck... 1. If I had to describe myself in three words, they would be "anxious," "itchy," and "hungry."
"20.10.2016 19:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com The Realest Thing You've Ever Seen Bruce Springsteen's music and stage persona have always turned on authenticity -- and the artist-turned-memoirist knows exactly how tricky that is. Robert Christgau on the restless, introspective "Born to Run." Robert Christgau - the "Dean" of Rock Critics - on Bruce Springsteen's epic new memoir: "Born to Run' doubles down on the gambit. It reads like it was written by an analysand — he thanks his shrink by name, in the text rather than the acknowledgments —
"20.10.2016 15:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com It's Time for B&N's 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire! You're invited to B&N's 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire, coming to your local Barnes & Noble November 5th and 6th! This event offers the chance chance for you and your family to meet up with fellow techies, creative crafters, the cool kids from the science "Maybe you've figured out a cool new way to hack a Arduino. Or you've drawn up plans for 3D printing a glow-in-the-dark tiara. Whatever you've been working on, we hope you'll share it with us! In the meantime, here are a few gizmos and gadgets to inspire
"20.10.2016 01:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com The Steven Universe Library Cartoon Network's critically acclaimed, Tumblr beloved series Steven Universe may seem like simple superhero wish fulfillment on the surface, but underneath, it's teeming with complexity, not to mention some nifty sci-fi world-building. The title How to find your new favorite book, according to your favorite Steven Universe characters:
"19.10.2016 23:00:04" Timeline Photos “Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.” - Ben Okra (: Cezanne, "The Artist's Father, Reading L'Événement", 1866.) #WednesdayWisdom
"19.10.2016 20:22:02" Timeline Photos : Kate Galvino of Last Night's Reading, from Jade Chang and Saeed Jones' "Discover Great New Writers" conversation at Barnes & Noble Upper West Side, 10/18/16.
"19.10.2016 17:00:11" www.barnesandnoble.com A Maker Profile of Jewelry Maker Jean Mlynczak As we lead up to the Mini Maker Faire November 5-6, we're spotlighting several internal Makers who will be presenting at the event during the Meet the Makers session. Today we meet Jean Mlynczak, a bookseller at Barnes & Noble in Bloomington, MN, who is Join us at Barnes & Noble's nationwide Mini Maker Faire, coming to your nearest B&N store on November 5th/6th!
"19.10.2016 01:12:32" Timeline Photos At the B&N Kids Blog, October's Best Books for Young Readers: "There's a chill in the air and the wind is picking up, which means it's the perfect time for young readers to cozy up with a brand new book."
"18.10.2016 22:29:25" Live from Barnes & Noble in Tribeca, NYC, it's Hannah Hart greeting a packed crowd of fans at the release date signing of her awesome new book "Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded"! #BufferingBook
"18.10.2016 20:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Fantasy Books Guillermo del Toro Needs to Adapt Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Blending dark fantasy and political violence in Francisco Franco's Spain, the film grounds otherworldly fairy tale elements with the harrowing wartime story of Ofelia, On the 10th Anniversary of Pan's Labyrinth: a look at books deserving of del Toro's incredible eye.
"18.10.2016 18:05:50" Barnes & Noble Exclusive: Trish Cook's "Outward Blonde"! When “hard-partying socialite” Lizzie is brought to wilderness program Camp Smiley, she has to go without her teacup Pomeranian or social media (the horror!) in order to adapt in the great outdoors and join forces with her fellow campers (one of whom
"18.10.2016 16:45:05" community.sparknotes.com Shakespeare Plays Ranked in Order of How Easy They Are to Study At best, Shakespeare's plays are bit difficult. At worst, they... "I spend most of my time looking for Shakespeare lines that I can take out of context to suit my own nefarious purposes, so I know this well."
"18.10.2016 14:49:41" www.barnesandnoble.com The Walking Dead: The Official Magazine - Annual Subscription Catch up before the series returns on Sunday, October 23rd! Excited for this Sunday's return of The Walking Dead? Act now to get five free back issues when you subscribe to the show's official magazine!
"18.10.2016 12:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 12 Family Halloween Costumes for You and Your Little Bookworms If your family is full of bookworms, there's no better time than Halloween to unleash that love of literature. Certainly, there are some great literary Halloween costumes for you and your children, but your whole family can also rock some family Halloween "Whether you're more invested in mysteries, children's books, or the classics, you'll be sure to find a group costume that makes everyone want to crack a book open (along with a fun size Almond Joy) as soon as they get home."
"18.10.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com You're Going to Want These New Harry Potter-Themed Brush Sets (Even if You Don't Wear Makeup) When I say I don't wear makeup, I don't mean... "Oh, and they're working on a 'Sorting palette' for eyeshadows."
"17.10.2016 23:00:05" Timeline Photos “All I have learned, I have learned from books.” - Abraham Lincoln (: Childe Hassam, "Isle of Shoals", 1901.) #MondayMotivation
"17.10.2016 20:02:29" www.barnesandnoble.com Rogue Heroes: The History of the SAS, Britain's Secret Special Forces Unit that Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War The author of "Agent Zigzag" and "A Spy Among Friends" turns to the history of Britain's unconventional, improvisational paratroopers. Review by Peter Lewis. "They were reprobates and ruffians; audacious freethinkers and eccentrics. Some were short a full deck, and others were plug-uglies, dark and cruel, who “blurred the distinction between rough justice and cold-blooded killing.” To Britain's military
"17.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com This is the Harry Potter Question That Keeps Me Up at Night Maybe you're a normal, well-adjusted, self-actualized human being who doesn't... We need to talk about Mad-Eye Moody:
"16.10.2016 22:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com The Constitution of the United States of America and Selected Writings of the Founding Fathers (Barnes & Noble Collectible Editions) This collection of classic works traces the founding of America, from the birth of a our nation in the late 1760s to the creation of a more perfect union at... A perennial bestseller on our Top 100 that's garnering fresh eyes? The Constitution of the United States of America:
"16.10.2016 19:00:13" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Literary Baby Costumes for Halloween If your baby is too young for trick-or-treating, that means your baby is still probably just the right age for you to pick out his or her costume. Revel in your moment of dictatorship: in a few years your child will be making you cough up $25 for a Seven suggestions that could win you the Pulitzer Prize in baby costuming:
"16.10.2016 16:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Gentle Halloween Reads for Scaredy Cat Readers Halloween is just around the corner... Boo! As a kid, I used to love to be spooked and would eagerly walk right in the front door of any haunted house, but today I have to admit I'm more of a scaredy cat! So this Halloween if your child prefers their "Like Santa on Christmas, if you're a witch, Halloween is the busiest day of the year."
"16.10.2016 12:00:03" Timeline Photos Our 2nd Annual Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire is Coming to Your Local Store, November 5th and 6th! The Mini Maker Faire at Barnes & Noble brings together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, engineers, science club members, students, entrepreneurs,
"16.10.2016 01:00:03" Timeline Photos “Ah, how good it is to be among people who are reading.” - Rainer Maria Rilke, 1910. (: Augustus Egg, "Traveling Companions", 1862.)
"15.10.2016 22:00:03" community.sparknotes.com What Type of Ghost Would You Be? Are you a chain-rattling ghoul, or just really bad at... Try this fun and surprising quiz, if the "spirit" moves you:
"15.10.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 YA Books About Artistic Ambition Artistic ambition is one of those things that seems to preternaturally age you, in part because you're forced to learn how to be professional even in your youth and in part because it always seems to demand surrounding yourself with experts who have "Balancing talent and guidance, independence and instruction, skills and lessons, and, of course, the passion:"
"15.10.2016 16:00:08" Timeline Photos Happy weekend, Bookworms! Tell us about what you're reading this weekend in the comments below, and tag the biggest lover of literature in your life!
"15.10.2016 12:00:47" Timeline Photos Congrats to Tina at Barnes and Noble in Lakewood, WA, winner of her district's "Above and Beyond" award for stellar customer service! #BNWeDoImportantWork
"15.10.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Hogwarts Houses Hex the Patriarchy Wizards have always appeared to have a better track record than Muggles... "Wizards have always appeared to have a better track record than Muggles in terms of gender equality. Evidence: Hogwarts has an equal number of men and women on its staff, gender is irrelevant on Quidditch teams, and women have been prominent in politics
"14.10.2016 23:00:04" community.sparknotes.com 21 Movies That Are Essential Viewing for Stranger Things Superfans When is science going to figure out a remedy for... The only number for Stranger Things fans that's better than Eleven? 21 films any fanatic of the series must watch:
"14.10.2016 20:55:54" Tomie dePaola Reads Strega Nona: An Animated Barnes & Noble #F... #FlashbackFriday: check out this adorable video we had the honor of making back in the day with author Tomie dePaola, reading aloud an animated version of his beloved classic picture book, 1975's "Strega Nona"!
"14.10.2016 18:00:07" community.sparknotes.com J.K. Rowling Has Confirmed That We're Getting FIVE Whole Fantastic Beasts Movies! Personally, I hadn't yet managed to get my head around... "It's been confirmed: the 'trilogy' verbiage was merely a placeholder. Now that J.K. Rowling has done the "proper plotting," she's willing to reveal that we're looking at five movies' worth of Eddie Redmayne. Five!"
"14.10.2016 16:00:11" www.barnesandnoble.com "There is No King of Golf" On the centennial of the PGA, celebrating the life of its great champion Arnold Palmer -- and a golfer who embodies its more chaotic side. "The Professional Golfers Association of America turns 100 this year, its first tournament held October 10−14, 1916, at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, New York. Winner Jim Barnes received $500 and a gold medal — a long way from the $1.8 million prize
"14.10.2016 14:20:43" www.barnesandnoble.com The Return This was it. The final run of the night.In the year since Mack McLeroy had qualified for the professional bull riding tour-the major leagues of professional riders-he'd done well for himself. But tonight he was looking at a crowd, and a cash pot, bigger Today's #FreeFridays selection: high school lovers reunite in "The Return", the powerful BookShots romance from Erin Knightley and James Patterson! Get the whole book free today at B&N Readouts!
"14.10.2016 01:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The 20 Most Shocking Moments in Two Decades of A Song of Ice and Fire It began as a book, as all the best things do. It was a good book, of noble birth, penned by a bearded mage in New Mexico. Quickly, the book grew, first one chapter and then the next, followed by intricate maps and twisting, occasionally inwardly looking "In 20 years worth of Westerosi wheeling and dealing, the beloved, bearded author has served up shocks to our collective system like so many goblets of wine at a fantasy feast."
"13.10.2016 22:00:03" community.sparknotes.com If Our Favorite Harry Potter Characters Had YouTube Channels ... That feeling when Hogwarts has wi-fi, and Fred Weasley is your Facebook-official boyfriend.
"13.10.2016 20:23:31" www.barnesandnoble.com Throwback Thursday: Traveling Back to Xanth in Piers Anthony's Isis Orb Nearly 40 years ago, Piers Anthony published A Spell for Chameleon. It was a hit, winning awards and hitting the bestseller lists. Originally intended as a standard fantasy trilogy, sales were so good, Anthony expanded the series-to say the least: this #TBT on Xanth!
"13.10.2016 19:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Brit Bennett: "Loss Keeps Circling" Secrets, friendship, love, lust, and small choices that change the course of lives: Brit Bennett talks about the inspirations for her critically hailed debut "The Mothers." A conversation with Amy Gall. "The Mothers" author Brit Bennett on the power of not-knowing: "I've come to realize that doubt is part of belief. Believing something wholesale with no room for doubt is like being a computer. There's nothing real about it and it's not how I want to move
"13.10.2016 17:49:47" Barnes & Noble: Get the Next "Jack Reacher" Book, "Night School"! Get the latest Jack Reacher novel from Lee Child on November 7th at BN.com and your local B&N store! http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/night-school-lee-child/1123668088?ean=9780804178808
"13.10.2016 16:00:11" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Ways Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Ups the Stakes Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban details Harry's third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and it brings the story to a whole new level of intrigue, treachery, and page-turning excitement. Why? Because this year at Hogwarts, it's "This year at Hogwarts, it's not all riding broomsticks and casting spells: a notorious mass murderer has just broken out of wizarding prison Azkaban to finish what he started 13 years ago. His target? You guessed it: Harry Potter."
"13.10.2016 15:30:13" www.barnesandnoble.com Bob Dylan Awarded 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature This year's Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to musician and poet Bob Dylan, who rose to prominence as part of the 1960s folk music and counterculture scenes, and has since grown into the status of an icon. The Nobel Academy celebrates not only "Dylan is transcendent, an artist who long ago stepped outside the usual streams of pop and musical culture. He's also the first American to win the prize since Toni Morrison in 1993, and one of just a handful of winners who aren't primarily novelists,
"13.10.2016 13:58:43" www.barnesandnoble.com The Summoner: Greil Marcus and Sean Wilentz Talk Bob Dylan On the occasion of Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize for Literature, we're reposting this 2010 conversation which makes the case that Dylan is "an historian who acts out history." On the announcement that Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for literature: a case from Greil Marcus, Sean Wilentz, and James Mustich for the recipient as a "historian who acts out history":
"13.10.2016 12:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Would You Survive the Salem Witch Trials? In 1692, someone decided "In 1692, someone decided 'I don't know, witches?' was a reasonable explanation as to why a bunch of teenage girls had suddenly begun convulsing, throwing things, and shouting nonsense syllables."
"13.10.2016 11:57:24" Timeline Photos Bob Dylan - poet, troubadour, a Bard of late 20th century Americana, "song-and-dance man" - has been named 2016's recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature, "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition":
"13.10.2016 01:00:04" Timeline Photos “Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” - Margaret Fuller. (: Edouard John Mentha, "Maid Reading in a Library", late 19th c.) #WednesdayWisdom
"12.10.2016 23:05:43" It's Mario Batali and Frank Bruni, live from Barnes & Noble in Union Square, NYC! Send us your thoughts and questions for Mario here!
"12.10.2016 21:31:25" Timeline Photos Delicious breaking news: tonight at 7PM EST, we'll be broadcasting a live in-store conversation with Mario Batali and Frank Bruni from our Union Square store in New York City! Join us right here on Facebook Live in 90 minutes for a delectable chat on
"12.10.2016 21:08:40" Educator Appreciation Days Educator Appreciation Days For Pre-K through 12th grade educators, save BIG online and in-store from 10/8-10/16! Learn more: http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/event/9780061825935-6 .
"12.10.2016 19:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com On October 15, Head to Your Local B&N for a Tabletop Gaming Meet Up! The modern age sometimes feels dominated by screens and virtual experiences, which may explain why tabletop gaming is enjoying a surge in popularity. Tabletop games are social events where people have to be physically present-they require collaboration, "Barnes & Noble is so excited about tabletop games that we're hosting our second Tabletop Gaming Meet Up this Saturday, October 15. Join us at any Barnes & Noble store nationwide at 7 p.m. for a night of socializing and competing with other players.
"12.10.2016 16:00:09" www.barnesandnoble.com Pumpkins, Candy, and Monsters! 7 Chapter Books Perfect for Halloween Halloween means trick-or-treating, hay rides, pumpkins galore, fake spiders, leaves changing colors, and more candy than you can shake a stick at. Halloween is, in fact, my favorite holiday of the year. It's hard to beat that fall crispness in the air, Spookily fun chapter books sure to get your young readers in the Halloween spirit:
"12.10.2016 12:00:07" community.sparknotes.com Blogging The Crucible : Part One-"Stand Close in Case She Flies." Hello and welcome to The Crucible, the play that makes Mean Girls... "Corey is a sweet guy, in his way, but has an unfortunate tendency to sue everyone around him for all slights, real or imagined, and once caught his wife READING MYSTERIOUS BOOKS IN THE DEAD OF NIGHT, which was deeply troubling to him. (Ten bucks says it
"12.10.2016 01:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com The Maze Runner Author James Dashner Talks The Fever Code and the End of an Era James Dashner, author of the bestselling dystopian Maze Runner series, has just released the final book in the epic saga: prequel The Fever Code, which reveals the story behind the Maze, and how it came to be. Here's Dashner on the flash of inspiration James Dashner on inspirations, his new The Maze Runner Series prequel The Fever Code, and a moment that forever changed his writing career:
"11.10.2016 23:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Coming Out Is Complicated In These YA Books Every year on October 11 we celebrate National Coming Out Day, a 28-year-old holiday that encourages LGBTQ+ people to come out to their loved ones. Last year, we recommended a mix of books, songs, and videos to help and encourage teens struggling to come YA reading for #NationalComingOutDay: "The composition of who knows your true sexuality or gender is also less intuitive than many novels suggest: your parents or best friend don't always come first."
"11.10.2016 21:23:12" www.barnesandnoble.com B&N Introduces the Art Shop-Our Favorite Supplies! Unless you've been sleeping under a palette, you're probably aware that complex coloring-for relaxation, recreation, and reflection-has recently become incredibly popular among amateur artists of all ages. No longer confined to studios, artists can now be We've handpicked some of our favorite items available online, and they'll soon be featured at our dedicated Art Shops within select Barnes & Noble stores!
"11.10.2016 17:59:38" www.barnesandnoble.com The Streak Elmore Leonard on fire. "If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it." - Elmore Leonard, born #OnThisDay in 1925. At The Barnes & Noble Review, James Parker breaks down the greatest three-year "streak" of Leonard's career (in which he published three of modern noir's best novels),
"11.10.2016 01:00:41" community.sparknotes.com 9 YA Ships You Didn't Know You Needed I hope you'll love these nine YA ships that don't... "Try hoping for an epic makeout when one half of the couple is a human and one is a dragon prince."
"10.10.2016 22:39:01" community.sparknotes.com We Need to Talk About Delphi SPOILERS BELOW. You've been warned. For years I genuinely thought that J.K.... More on the mysteries surrounding Delphi, perhaps the most intriguing new character to emerge from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:
"10.10.2016 18:56:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 14 Book-Inspired Cocktails that Need to Exist If you've already mixed and sipped your way through the recipes in Tequila Mockingbird and Hickory Daiquiri Dock, you're our kind of reader. (Please tell us we aren't the only ones who fantasize about making Mockingbird author Tim Federle our personal Literature and libations that pair deliciously well together:
"10.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com Are You a Hermione, Ginny, or Luna? If you're a Norberta, sorry. Please don't singe us. ... "If you're a Norberta, sorry. Please don't singe us."
"09.10.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Kids' Books Based on Popular Apps It's time to look at our favorite apps to see if there are ways we can take our games into a new dimension: one of reading. Whether your kids love Pokemon, Minecraft, or My Little Pony, there are tons of ways to steer young gamers towards books. When you "When you aren't out as a family catching 'em all with Ash and the rest of the Pokemon trainers in your neighborhood, pocket a few of these books that also have popular app crossover appeal."
"09.10.2016 19:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com October's Best Books for Young Readers Fall fans: it's finally October! There's a chill in the air and the wind is picking up, which means it's the perfect time for young readers to cozy up with a brand new book. Fortunately, this month we are spoiled for choice when it comes to great new 10 exciting new middle grade books to watch for this month:
"09.10.2016 16:00:09" www.barnesandnoble.com Guest Post: Gertie's Leap to Greatness Author Kate Beasley Shares Her Top 10 Strong Female Protagonists Stubborn and confident, with an enduring sweetness and an unflappable spirit, Gertie's Leap to Greatness star Gertie Reece Foy is a wonderfully unique young heroine whom both children and adults will love. Whether she's hard at work on her plan to become "Her superhuman physical strength is a big part of her appeal for me. The first time she picked up her horse, I felt like anything was possible in this story, and maybe outside of it as well."
"09.10.2016 12:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com A Colossus in the Desert This week, the Hoover Dam turns 80. Is it the symbol of a heroic age in American projects? Or a mark of industrial hubris? #OnThisDay eighty years ago: the Hoover Dam refreshed Americans for the first time. "The mighty waters of the Colorado were running unused to the sea," proclaimed President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his dedication speech. "Today we translate them into a
"09.10.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com 5 of Our Fave Harry Potter Characters Get Modern Makeovers ... Wizarding in style.
"08.10.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 15 Easy Book-Inspired Kids' Costumes You Can Make With Items You Have at Home Homemade Halloween costumes are my favorite, but those Pinterest creations that require $40 worth of material, a week's worth of work, and are destined to end up on the bathroom floor because your kid wants to wear the $5 Batman cape they got in their "Cheap, easy, and fun to wear, these 15 book-inspired costumes will keep the holiday stress-free so you can focus on the really important part of the night—pilfering all of the mini Kit-Kats from your kid's candy bucket."
"08.10.2016 19:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com The Lovely Reckless Author Kami Garcia on Her Favorite YA Bad Boys In her new book The Lovely Reckless, out this week, Kami Garcia pairs Frankie, a straight-A student dealing with PTSD after witnessing her boyfriend's fatal beating, with drag racer Marco, a classic bad boy with demons of his own. After Frankie's "Is there a bad boy more beloved than Draco Malfoy? Even though he's spoiled, entitled, and vindictive (not to mention a Death Eater), there's something compelling about that smirk and the chip on his shoulder."
"08.10.2016 17:30:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Books that Scare Me The author of "Today Will Be Different" on five books so good it's scary. "When I'm creating a character, I ask myself, 'What is she afraid of?' And I make sure to throw plenty of that in her path."
"08.10.2016 15:00:10" Timeline Photos Happy Saturday, bookworms! Tell us about what you're reading this weekend here in the comments below!
"08.10.2016 12:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com "Dystopia Is Too Easy": Laurie Penny's Tomorrow The journalist and writer talks about "Everything Belongs to the Future," her first foray into science fiction, and the special challenges of avoiding cliches about the future. "Everyone wants to be a vampire, or be seduced by one, and we've almost forgotten that they're supposed to be horrible monsters. Sure, they kill a lot of people, but it's worth it if you get to be rich and sexy forever. right?"
"08.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com Do These Things Take Place in the Harry Potter Books, or the Movies? When it comes to Harry Potter, I think we can... "In honor of the movies coming back to theaters on October 13, let's test your knowledge of all things HP:"
"07.10.2016 22:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com The Book Nerd's Guide to Uncomfortable Fictional Crushes Welcome to the Book Nerd's Guide to Life! Every other week, we convene in this safe place to discuss the unique challenges of life for people whose noses are always wedged in books. For past guides, click here. At what point in a relationship is it "Let's not waste time denying it: we've all got one or two characters who should not ignite our deepest desires, but do."
"07.10.2016 19:00:05" Timeline Photos Get 20% off any item in stores/online w/ code BNFRIEND until 10/10! Exclusions apply: see online details or ask a bookseller for additional info!
"07.10.2016 16:28:03" Timeline Photos At #BNReadouts: "Untethered forms of human destruction" in James Patterson's new novel, "Woman of God". Read more: http://spr.ly/61808699e
"07.10.2016 14:20:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Take the Monkeys and Run The sky was black, my toes were numb and I was a lunatic.Forgetting that our recent October nights had turned colder, I had set out on my mission barefoot. I had no idea what the thermometer said, but the ice-cold brick beneath my unprotected feet told "The sky was black, my toes were numb, and I was a lunatic." So begins today's #FreeFridays selection at B&N Readouts: "Take the Monkeys and Run", a dare-we-say-hilarious murder mystery by Karen Cantwell Author! Get it for free today and start reading
"07.10.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com 9 Reality TV Shows the Wizarding World Desperately Needs Harry Potter and the Cursed Child addressed a few... A few ideas for keeping audiences on the edge of their broomsticks:
"06.10.2016 23:30:23" www.barnesandnoble.com 13 Authors Discuss Homophobia, Head Shaving, and More in October's YA Open Mic YA Open Mic is a monthly series in which YA authors share personal stories on topics of their choice. The aim of the series is to peel away the formality of bios and offer authors a platform to talk about something readers won't necessarily find on their "I've always been a fighter, and I don't mean that metaphorically. I have no idea how many fights I've been in, but most of them took place in high school. You're probably wondering if I was the target of vicious bullies or—worse—if I was the bully. But
"06.10.2016 21:17:45" Timeline Photos "Under the burden of solitude / under the burden of dissatisfaction / the weight, the weight we carry is love." - Allen Ginsberg, bookseller. #NationalPoetryDay #TBT #ThrowbackThursday
"06.10.2016 20:17:16" barnesandnoble.com Take Up to 20% Off One Eligible Item Using Code BNFRIEND Hurry: offer ends 10/10/16! Get 20% off any item in stores/online w/ code BNFRIEND until 10/10! Exclusions apply, see details online or ask an in-store bookseller for more info!
"06.10.2016 15:09:39" www.barnesandnoble.com The 2016 National Book Award Finalists A big day in book awards: the finalists in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young Peoples Literature are announced. Today the National Book Foundation announced the Finalists for the 2016 National Book Awards. Five finalists were selected from the previously announced longlists in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's Literature. The winners in each category
"06.10.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com The Harry Potter Movies, Ranked from Best to Worst The worst part about being alive is, inarguably, having to... "For one week, starting October 13, IMAX theaters all over the U.S. will be hyping up the big event by showing all eight movies. It'll be like the movie marathon to end all movie marathons, except the snacks will be more expensive and I should probably
"05.10.2016 23:30:05" Timeline Photos "A writer only begins a book. A reader finishes it." - Samuel Johnson (: Manet, "Portrait of Emile Zola", 1868.) #WednesdayWisdom
"05.10.2016 21:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Exclusive Cover Reveal: The B&N Collectible Editions Cover of Neil Gaiman's American Gods & Anansi Boys It's a great time to be Neil Gaiman. His fascinating 2016 essay collection was a bestseller, The Sandman: Overture picked up a Hugo Award, he has a new novel due out early in 2017, and, oh yeah, the long-gestating adaptation of American Gods is the most "Barnes & Noble is launching a new version of the Neil Gaiman-themed entry in the B&N Collectible Editions series. This volume, available November 26, includes American Gods alongside the shared world companion novel Anansi Boys, printed on quality gilt
"05.10.2016 19:00:07" community.sparknotes.com If There Were Sports for Book Lovers Sports aren't my forte. I will confess that I know... "Players are tasked with reading a real page-turner of a novel while simultaneously attempting to maneuver various foodstufffs, like burritos, Cheetos, and complicated sandwiches." #WednesdayWisdom
"05.10.2016 16:50:02" Timeline Photos Educators Pre-K-12th grade – save the dates: Educator Appreciation Days are October 8th through October 16th! Come to B&N for up to 25% off purchases, workshops, and more! Learn more about our Barnes & Noble Educators Program at bn.com/educator and visit
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"05.10.2016 14:41:34" barnesandnoble.com A Maker Profile of Beekeeper Rick Cousins "The Maker Movement has the potential to turn people into Makers instead of just consumers." "As we lead up to B&N's 2nd annual Mini Maker Faire on November 5-6, we're spotlighting several Makers who will be presenting at the event during the Meet the Makers session. Today we meet Rick Cousins, a part-time bookseller at Barnes & Noble in
"05.10.2016 12:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Lauren Oliver Talks Replica, Reading Lists, and Avoiding Writerly Superstitions Tomorrow Replica, the first book in Lauren Oliver's new sci-fi duology, finally hits shelves. Two stories told side by side-literally, you can flip the book over and read either tale from front to middle-converge in a creepy contemporary-set saga "What you're looking for is a great sense of inevitability, that the story could only have gone one way, the way you wrote it." Lauren Oliver on structuring a complex novel, The Little Prince, and her favorite writers of today:
"05.10.2016 01:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 15 Teen Readers Share the Best Books They've Read Lately Meet the Young Adults, the B&N Teen Blog's swat team of awesome teenaged bloggers. Every month they'll be talking about the best YA books they've read lately. We're kicking off October with passionate recs for dark and light fantasy, heart-tugging new "Me at 1:30 in the morning having to pause my game of Candy Crush while listening to this book because I'm waving my arms about, silently squealing, and trying to contain my excitement, because it's 1:30 and I'm definitely not supposed to be up this
"04.10.2016 22:00:06" Timeline Photos “Never underestimate how much assistance, how much satisfaction, how much comfort, how much soul and transcendence there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer.” - Tom Robbins, "Jitterbug Perfume" (: Jeff Corwin) #NationalTacoDay
"04.10.2016 19:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Scenes We Can't Wait to See in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition We've been counting down the days until the release of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition ever since we first set eyes on Jim Kay's perfect depictions of The Sorcerer's Stone. And October just feels like the perfect month for "Harry and Draco dueling. We will forever love any scene featuring Draco and Harry, but this one holds a special place in our hearts. After all, who but Harry would begin a duel with a tickling curse?"
"04.10.2016 16:17:46" JD Eicher on Crafting Music for Nicholas Sparks's #TwoByTwo How does a songwriter find the rhythms which capture a novel's tone? Pop stylist JD Eicher here shares what it meant to him to produce accompanying music for Nicholas Sparks's new novel #TwoByTwo (released today!):
"04.10.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com How to Tell if You're the Chosen One Sometimes knowing you're the Chosen One isn't as easy as being... "9. You're the glue that holds together this ragtag bunch of misfits."
"03.10.2016 23:18:42" www.barnesandnoble.com Serial Reads: Get "Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Ascendancy" for Free All Month Long One of the most popular and compelling characters in contemporary fiction is back. Jason Bourne has been hired to impersonate a high-level government minister at a political summit meeting... Free all month long in October: read "Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Ascendancy", a thrilling tale of assassins and international espionage starring the masterful hero Jason Bourne! Start reading now:
"03.10.2016 20:35:32" Nicholas Sparks and JD Eicher on #TwoByTwo and the Art of Coll... It is a noteworthy moment when two artists at the height of their powers find common ground on a singular project. Enter legendary novelist Nicholas Sparks and singer-songwriter JD Eicher, talking songwriting, what partnership in many forms means to them,
"03.10.2016 19:49:07" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post We had an amazing time at World Maker Faire New York this weekend, showing off the best in innovative toys and games at our B&N Pop-Up Shop! Check out some of favorite photos from this year's Queens Maker Faire experience from our partners at Make:
"03.10.2016 16:14:10" Timeline Photos “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” - Neil Gaiman, "Coraline" (: P. Craig Russell, "Coraline: The Graphic Novel, Adapted and Illustrated", 2009.)
"02.10.2016 22:00:04" community.sparknotes.com An EXCLUSIVE Sneak Peek of 5 Rides at the REAL Wizarding World of Harry Potter ... "Have you ever wanted to cruise the skies on the back of the winged beast who famously maimed Draco Malfoy? How about cuddle with a whole passle of Pygmie Puffs to make up for the crushing loneliness in your life? Maybe learn the deets of your inevitable
"02.10.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic Alice Kaplan traces one of the 20th century's most influential works from its roots in Albert Camus' Algerian childhood to its destination as a touchstone for a philosophy and an era. Review by Steven G. Kellman. "Dismissing The Stranger as “neither very important nor very memorable,' a reader for Knopf declared: 'My best guess is that it will appeal to very few readers and produce something less than a sensation.' Knopf published Camus's debut novel anyway, and,
"02.10.2016 16:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life In Ruth Franklin's life of the author of "The Lottery" and "We Have Always Lived in the Castle," the power of loneliness is the engine of a titanic imagination. Review by Megan Abbott. A new biography of an exceptional 20th century American author "speculates that Jackson's lifelong fascination with magic and witchcraft may have been a way to counteract the 'lack of agency she felt in her own life and her corresponding longing to
"02.10.2016 12:01:53" www.barnesandnoble.com Discovering New Ways to Reach Readers: An Interview with Emma Chase To celebrate our awesome community of NOOK authors, as well as the recent launch of the NOOK Press print platform, we're talking each month with authors whose books are making a splash with NOOK readers. "Emma Chase is an author who 'writes sexy swagger on every page,' and whose journey from mainstream publishing success to self-publishing… well, success, has resulted in steamy bestsellers and a massive fanbase. We talked to Chase about her favorite
"01.10.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com October's Best New Fiction Christmas in October? It sure looks that way on the new fiction shelves! We've got Mary Alice Monroe's heartwarming A Lowcountry Christmas and Donna VanLiere's The Christmas Town getting you in the mood for mistletoe. And the beachy keen Elin Hilderbrand "Christmas in October? It sure looks that way on the new fiction shelves!"
"01.10.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com How to Travel Without Seeing: Dispatches from the New Latin America The most breathtaking voice in travel writing today may be that of a writer who feels ambivalent about travel itself. Essay by David Ulin. "How to Travel Without Seeing', after all, is a travel book by an author who is ambivalent about travel . . . or, at least, about travel's theoretical rewards. 'These days,' he insists, 'we go places without moving. Sedentary nomads, we can learn about a
"01.10.2016 16:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Powering Your Writing Through Discovery: An Interview with Bryce Moore For better or for worse, our memories shape who are. So imagine having the power to steal them from other people-from the memories they cherish, to those they deeply regret. This is the magical premise behind author Bryce Moore's newest novel for young "A librarian geek moves to rural Maine with his family. Adventure and hilarity ensue."
"01.10.2016 01:00:08" community.sparknotes.com Blogging The Catcher in the Rye : Part 5 (In Which Holden Admits He Loves Frozen Daiquiris) Last time, we learned that novels are very... "Holden sits down at a tiny table and orders a Scotch and soda, which is his favorite drink, 'next to frozen Daiquiris,' which is pretty much like me saying peppered steak, medium rare, is my favorite food next to tofu scramble."
"30.09.2016 22:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Back to School With Shakespeare If the 2001 movie O-an adaptation of Othello set at an elite boarding... "Perpetually love-struck Romeo knows his first week of school will be emotionally taxing, what with all the girls reading books on the quad and sipping coffee in the library, so he prepares himself."
"30.09.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 YA Novels That Subvert the Mean Girl Trope She's blonde, she's a cheerleader, she's out to get your best friend for no apparent reason, she's the ever-popular mean girl of the fictional teen universe! And while we love a good mean girl, we also wonder about her backstory. Why does she hate "Our favorite books that take your stereotypical mean girl and give her agency, motives, an inner life—in other words, remind us she's a living, breathing human."
"30.09.2016 17:41:24" Timeline Photos New Limited Edition Live Lokai in B&N stores today, in support of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation! $1 of each Breast Cancer Lokai purchased will go directly to funding BCRF research for a cure. Each Lokai bracelet is infused with elements sourced
"30.09.2016 16:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com Her Mother's Daughter On September 30, 1868, Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" arrived and revolutionized literature for young people. Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" was first published #OnThisDay in 1868. An immediate smash hit, the book threw an unprepared Alcott into worldwide celebrity status: “Don't give anyone my address,' she wrote her publisher before leaving on a European
"30.09.2016 12:42:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Hadrian: Lord of Hope (Lonely Lords, #12) "Must you be so gleeful about your departure?"Hadrian Bothwell's question carried a hint of peevishness, because in addition to leaving behind the title, the wealth, and the status of Viscount Landover, Harold would also leave him, Hadrian, the only “Must you be so gleeful about your departure?”
“....Off I shall sail, leaving you orphaned amid all this wealth and comfort.”
Today's #FreeFridays selection at #BNReadouts is Grace Burrowes' "Hadrian: Lord of Hope", a classic romance from her Lonely Lords
"30.09.2016 01:00:07" community.sparknotes.com Which Greek God Are You? Haven't you ever wondered which ancient Greek death-bringer you are?... "Which of these deathless deities really sums up you as a person? There's only one way to know for sure."
"29.09.2016 23:30:05" Timeline Photos Join us this weekend at our #WMF16 Pop-Up Shop for a first look at great new tech, toys, and games! http://spr.ly/6184Bhz6Q #BNMakeNYC
"29.09.2016 22:00:09" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Must-Read Books Inspired by Your Kids' Favorite Disney Movies Disney movies have always helped children explore new worlds filled with adventure, love, and growth. The only down side to a great movie is that you can only watch it so many times (although many kids challenge this assertion), and when you're tired of Enter "the Wonderful World" of fun reading recommendations for your family!
"29.09.2016 19:14:12" Carl Hiassen on How He Wrote "Razor Girl" “My characters surprise me all the time, which is what makes it fun,” says Carl Hiaasen in describing the art of writing his new book "Razor Girl". “I've always had what I consider to be very strong, unique women characters, who are always smarter and two
"29.09.2016 18:06:00" Storytime & Activities Storytime & Activities Join us for storytime and fall-themed interactive fun at your local @[9122810019:274:Barnes & Noble]! You'll find engaging activities and features from Highlights magazine, including That's Silly and Hidden Pictures puzzles, plus create a make-and-take Join us for Storytime and activities at your nearest B&N store this Saturday, October 1st at 11AM! Highlights for Children brings fall-themed interactive fun in learning games like "Hidden Pictures", "That's Silly", and more!
"29.09.2016 16:21:33" Timeline Photos “As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?” - Cassandra Clare , "City of Ashes" (: Edward Hopper, "Nighthawks", 1942). #NationalCoffeeDay
"29.09.2016 12:00:04" community.sparknotes.com BREAKING: Check Out the Final Trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them ! "Time is running out, Mr. Scamander." OKAY. We are, by my count, 50 days, seven hours, and twelve emotional dry-heaving sessions away from having Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them beamed straight into our anxious eyeballs. I do not have the clarity "We are, by my count, 50 days, seven hours, and twelve emotional dry-heaving sessions away from having Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them beamed straight into our anxious eyeballs."
"29.09.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Author Ransom Riggs on Why You Need to Print Your Instagrams Out Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children is something of a school... "I feel like if we were just to go 100 years ago in the place you live now, it would be more alien than going to strangest place on Earth in the present. The past is such a rich trove of mystery to me."
"28.09.2016 22:00:05" Timeline Photos “You must be the best judge of your own happiness.” - Jane Austen, "Emma".
#WednesdayWisdom (: Jillian Tamaki / Penguin Threads, 2011.)
"28.09.2016 19:09:03" www.barnesandnoble.com What to Read Next Based on Your Favorite Dearly Departed TV Show There's so much amazing TV on the air right now you'd think the sting of a cancelled show would have gone away, but no. No. No matter how many brilliant new shows arrive every year, no matter how many times Gilmore Girls is given a second chance or "No matter how many brilliant new shows arrive every year, no matter how many times Gilmore Girls is given a second chance or Community escapes the axe, I will still be the kook in the corner demanding more seasons of Slings and Arrows."
"28.09.2016 15:27:33" barnesandnoble.com Pre-Order the Next Robert Langdon Novel: Dan Brown's "Origin" In keeping with his trademark style, Dan Brown, author of "The Da Vinci Code" and "Inferno", interweaves codes, science, religion, history, art and... Breaking, Blockbuster News: author Dan Brown returns with "Origin", the next adventure of his beloved hero Robert Langdon ("The Da Vinci Code", "Inferno")! Learn more: http://bit.ly/BNOrigin
"28.09.2016 12:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 4 Reasons to Read The Girl on the Train Before You See the Movie Paula Hawkins's The Girl on the Train has all the elements of a page-turning thriller-unreliable narrators, a missing woman, lies, affairs, alcoholism, voyeurism, love, obsession, secrets, and more. Naturally, those same qualities are sure to make it a "All the elements of a page-turning thriller—unreliable narrators, a missing woman, lies, affairs, alcoholism, voyeurism, love, obsession, secrets, and more."
"28.09.2016 01:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Autumn Is the Best Season for Reading (And We Can Prove It) Sure, summer reading is fine. The days are longer, and you can match your paperbacks to your vacation spot. But autumn, with its rich colors and brisk air, is truly the best season for reading. Don't believe me? Here are three very important reasons why: "Don't believe me? Here are three very important reasons why:"
"27.09.2016 23:01:13" Live from Barnes & Noble Union Square, it's Ransom Riggs & Tim Burton - Official Page talking Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children!
"27.09.2016 21:10:06" Timeline Photos Tonight, 7PM EST: watch Ransom Riggs and director Tim Burton - Official Page talk Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children and more right here, live from Barnes & Noble Union Square in New York City!
"27.09.2016 19:15:29" Bruce Springsteen on writing his new memoir "Born to Run" "You've gotta find the music in the way that the story moves," says Bruce Springsteen of writing his soulful new memoir, #BorntoRun": http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/born-to-run-bruce-springsteen/1103357345?ean=9781501141515
"27.09.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Can't Make It to B&N for our Mini Maker Faire? Host Your Own with 7 Simple Steps! On November 5th and 6th, makers are gathering at their local Barnes & Noble stores to share ideas, celebrate their creativity, and encourage each other to get weird and inventive with their hobbies. If that sounds dreamy, but you can't make it to our Mini "On November 5th and 6th, makers are gathering at their local Barnes & Noble stores to share ideas, celebrate their creativity, and encourage each other to get weird and inventive with their hobbies. If that sounds dreamy, but you can't make it to our
"27.09.2016 00:00:09" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Books That Will Make You Want to Make Something After a long week of client deadlines, telemarketing calls, and the other tiresome demands that come with being an adult, it feels good to forget all the rules and make what you want to make, any way you dang well please! Whether you're tinkering in the "Whether you're tinkering in the garage, crafting a new recipe in the kitchen, or hanging out by the 3D printer in your library, when you're the maker, you're in charge."
"26.09.2016 22:36:50" LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event Saturday October 01, 2016 4:00 PM Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join us for our LEGO® Star Wars Rogue One Build Event. In this open and fun-filled activity, participants and Star Wars fans alike will get to build designs from the exciting new film
"26.09.2016 22:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Secret Film History of Bill Murray: 11 Bills You Might Have Missed The author of "The Tao of Bill Murray" on ten roles (plus one) to catch the unpredictable actor in after "Lost in Translation" and "Groundhog Day." Life lessons on screen, from the man, the myth, the Murray:
"26.09.2016 19:44:10" Nicholas Sparks and JD Eicher on the Music of "Two by Two" Earlier this year, JD Eicher and his band collaborated with author Nicholas Sparks to create a four-song soundtrack for Sparks's upcoming novel, “Two By Two.” The result is a moving pairing from two artists in their prime, sharing in the experiences of
"26.09.2016 16:00:06" Timeline Photos “For last year's words belong to last year's language
And next year's words await another voice.” - poet and forward thinker T.S. Eliot, born #OnThisDay in 1888.
"26.09.2016 01:41:18" Timeline Photos "What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the flight of a good drive." Today we remember the life and times of Arnold Palmer, who graced us with his gifts as a philanthropist, aviator, beloved spokesman, and one of the greatest
"26.09.2016 01:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com BREAKING: J.K. Rowling Just Released a Patronus Experience on Pottermore! No offense to other books, but it seems unlikely there will ever be a literary phenomenon quite as wonderfully expansive as the Harry Potter franchise. The series has been "finished" for almost a decade, and we're still getting wizarding world movies like "If we're being honest, a real-life Patronus experience is something we always thought was just a pipe dream, a prayer to the wizard gods destined to go unanswered. It always felt like one of those things that was just too good for us."
"25.09.2016 22:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Graphic Novels to Read if You're Chasing the Feels And honestly, who isn't? These 5 graphic novels have all the feels you need and then some. It's about to get emotional.
"25.09.2016 19:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 12 Novels About the Parenting Experience Parenthood is complicated, messy, and beautiful, and there are few things better than reading a novel that authentically addresses an experience in a way that resonates right down to your bones. When an author is able to put into words everything you are "Their parenting themes are universal—it's all about love, perseverance, and courage; giving it everything you have, and then getting up and doing it all again the next day."
"25.09.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com The Biggest Question in Sci-Fi & Fantasy: Series or Standalone? It's the question that defines us as readers of science fiction and fantasy: when you pick up a new book, do you prefer a story that stands alone, or one that is part of a series? There's no easy answer-and no right or wrong one, either. That's why we What's your preference?
"25.09.2016 12:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com "Sundry Doubtful and Uncertain Reports" The opening editorial of Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick outlined the newspaper's aims, which included helping people “better understand the Circumstances of Public Affairs” and doing “something towards the Curing, or at least the Charming, The first American newspaper was published #OnThisDay in 1690. Things have changed just a bit since then.
"25.09.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com Literary Relationship Statuses They Should Definitely Have On Facebook On a scale of 14. In a one-sided relationship with a metaphor-whale.
"24.09.2016 22:26:17" Barnes & Noble Thinking about attending our Lin-Manuel Miranda event on Monday 9/26 at 1pm? Here are a few details on the event:
*A limited number of wristbands will be distributed at the store starting at 9am Monday.
*You must purchase the book on the day of the Hey there, Hamilton: An American Musical fans in and near Chicago: come meet Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter this Monday at Barnes & Noble!
"24.09.2016 22:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Chapter and Verse Gives a Musical Tour of Springsteen's Life Bruce Springsteen's long-awaited autobiography Born to Run already has his fans buzzing, and the 18-track companion album Chapter and Verse only ups the ante. "The album, a double LP that hits shelves four days before the book, covers every stage of Springsteen's career, and includes five unreleased tracks that correspond with the book's content. It also features material from the Steel Mill and Bruce
"24.09.2016 19:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Blogging The Catcher in the Rye : Part 4 (In Which Crumby Stuff Gets Crumbier) Last time, we learned that Holden had a younger... "I think if you don't really like a girl, you shouldn't horse around with her at all, and if you do like her, then you're supposed to like her face, and if you like her face, you ought to be careful about doing crumby stuff to it, like squirting water all
"24.09.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Audiobooks to Listen to On Your Run Running is more than just exercise. It's peace, it's meditation, it's escape. It's discipline and joy. It's challenge and self-improvement. It's all these things-and it's also very often a little boring. Science tells us you can only meditate so much "You'll get your butt off the couch and your feet into your running kicks, if only so you can find out what happens next in the story."
"24.09.2016 01:00:12" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Magical Firsts in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone If I had three wishes, I'd use all of them to be able to go back and reread Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone again for the first time. Discovering the book that introduced J.K. Rowling's bottomless world of magic and mayhem to us all is a reading "If you haven't yet read the books yourself, you're in a position envied by every Potter fan on earth."
"23.09.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Why Do Romance Authors Write Under Multiple Pseudonyms? My introduction to the romance genre was via the In Death mystery series by J.D. Robb. My friends assured me that these books were a terrific showcase for the talents of the romance writer, Nora Roberts. I read the first one, Naked in Death, and was "With the pen name, I know exactly what I'm getting before I buy a book."
"23.09.2016 19:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Books That Take Place Over the Course of a School Year School leaves a mark. Whether you're currently engaged in an academic pursuit or school is a dim memory from long ago, the rhythms and tides of school are part of your life. Grown adults still sense the changing seasons based on their old school What are your favorite books that celebrate school days?
"23.09.2016 18:57:43" Bruce - New Cover - No Black_BNtag.mp4 How did Bruce Springsteen find his voice when writing #BornToRun? Watch to find out!
"23.09.2016 16:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Reasons We Love One-Punch Man Usually when I list the reasons I love a manga series, the main character is pretty close to the top. That's not the case with One-Punch Man. Saitama, the title character, is laconic to a fault. He became a superhero because he was bored, but he finds "Saitama glides calmly through the chaos, seldom batting an eye, until he gets bored and ends it all with a single punch. Because he is, after all, One-Punch Man."
"23.09.2016 12:29:10" Timeline Photos "Life didn't seem to want her to blend in like everyone else. After all, how many girls had inherited the ability to locate the dead, or at least those who had been murdered?" It's #FreeFridays at #BNReadouts! Get Kimberly Derting's thriller "The Body
"23.09.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com The 9 Worst Patronuses and What They Say About You As a Person Pottermore just released the official Patronus test! If you're anything... "All seagulls are guilty of something."
"22.09.2016 22:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Squirrel Girl Might Be Coming to TV and it's a Very Big Deal Even as we're jonesing for the Netflix premiere of Luke Cage, rumor has it Marvel's TV team is quietly shopping around a new show starring one of the heavyweights of the Marvel Universe. New Warriors is a series about a team of junior Avengers (not to be "Squirrel Girl represents the end of an era, as well as the beginning of a new one."
"22.09.2016 20:31:12" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post You've dog-eared your copy and read it cover-to-cover time and again. You've kept Ryan and Rachel on your dorm room wall. Now for #ThrowbackThursday, check out a Sneak Peek of this exclusive B&N content from Nicholas Sparks, on the story behind 1996's
"22.09.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Picture Books Perfect for Back to School Storytime Whether school has just started or you've already missed the bus a few times, it's not too late to add a few back to school-themed picture books to your collection. We know you're bleary-eyed; if the school supply and clothes shopping didn't do you in, "We know you're bleary-eyed; if the school supply and clothes shopping didn't do you in, then it was probably your weepfest when your kiddo plopped down onto the circle time rug and didn't look back. That's why we've made it easy on you."
"22.09.2016 12:00:05" community.sparknotes.com What to Expect From Your First Poetry Workshop For a lot of people, writing poetry is a deeply... "At first it can be uncomfortable (and maybe even unbearable) as you bare your soul for everybody to dissect in front of you, but as long as you know what you're getting into, being part of a poetry workshop is one of the most useful and inspiring things
"22.09.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Harry Potter Posters That Get You For as long as there have been Hogwarts houses, the... "I'm a Ravenpuff: Get Over It."
"21.09.2016 22:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Novels About Freaky Cults Brian Evenson is an award-winning author of science fiction and horror whose new novella The Warren, out tomorrow from Tor.com Publishing, does a pretty good job of blending the two: it tells the story, such as we can understand it, of a man known only as "They're not about people chanting in smoky rooms while a human sacrifice prepares to happen, or about secret societies plotting the murder of prominent politicians—or if they are, they're also doing something else, something to make you realize you're
"21.09.2016 20:53:54" Nicholas Sparks on Finding #TwoByTwo's Rhythm After 20 years in publishing, how has Nicholas Sparks chosen to honor his readers on the release of his new novel #TwoByTwo? Watch and find out!
"21.09.2016 16:32:02" Timeline Photos “Writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It's about getting up, getting well, and
"21.09.2016 14:19:05" barnesandnoble.com Watch the Exclusive Book Trailer for Bryce Moore's The Memory Thief For better or for worse, our memories shape who are. So imagine having the power to steal them from other people—from the memories they cherish, to those they deeply regret. This is the magical premise behind author Bryce Moore's newest novel for young "For better or for worse, our memories shape who are. So imagine having the power to steal them from other people—from the memories they cherish, to those they deeply regret."
"21.09.2016 01:00:09" community.sparknotes.com Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 's Secrets REVEALED Before seeing Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London, part... "I am here to describe to you the absolutely smashing experience I had in as much detail as is humanly possible so that you, too, can feel that you've grabbed a hold of a Time Turner and ventured into Harry Potter: the Do-Over Chronicles. Although listen
"20.09.2016 22:00:04" community.sparknotes.com How to Ask Someone to Homecoming, According to Shakespeare Someone once asked me to homecoming by saying, "And, if you love me, as I think you do,
Let's kiss and part, for we have much to do."
"20.09.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Kick off Bisexual Awareness Week with 12 2016 YA Books Today kicks off Bisexual Awareness Week, the week when all unicorns suddenly become visible and pink, purple, and blue flags wave majestically o'er the land. In the past, we've celebrated this day with a roundup of bisexual books from over the years, but "When all unicorns suddenly become visible and pink, purple, and blue flags wave majestically o'er the land."
"20.09.2016 16:07:35" Nicholas Sparks on the B&N Exclusive Edition of "Two by Two"! What makes the B&N Exclusive Edition of Nicholas Sparks's new book #TwoByTwo so special? We asked the man himself:
"20.09.2016 14:08:01" Storytime & Activities Storytime & Activities Join us for storytime and fall-themed interactive fun at your local @[9122810019:274:Barnes & Noble]! You'll find engaging activities and features from Highlights magazine, including That's Silly and Hidden Pictures puzzles, plus create a make-and-take Join us Sat, Oct 1 at 11AM for storytime and fall-themed interactive fun from Highlights for Children, nationwide at your nearest Barnes & Noble! You'll find engaging activities and features from Highlights magazine, including "That's Silly" illustrated
"20.09.2016 12:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Check Out 7 More of Our Favorite Magical Libraries Speaking in purely mercenary terms, writing about magical libraries is a good bet: readers are readers, which means they likely have many happy memories of libraries as safe havens from the world. While I wasn't always seeking enlightenment when I stole "Fantasy writers return again and again to the place where they likely learned that magic can seep into our world through the pages of books. Here are 7 magical libraries for you to explore, ranging from comforting and cozy to sinister and scary."
"20.09.2016 01:00:07" community.sparknotes.com Old Presidential Campaign Slogans Ranked in Order of How Utterly Hilarious They Are I don't know if you've heard, but there's an election... Keeping cool with Coolidge.
"19.09.2016 22:00:04" Timeline Photos “All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade
"19.09.2016 20:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Three Cheers for Talk Like a Pirate Day Blimey! This can't be happening. It's September 19, already? Talk Like a Pirate Day? The most important made up holiday since Splorchday is today, and despite the Countdown to TLaPD app on every device within reach... despite the date circled in red on *Arrrr* you ready for the most important pirating day of the year?
"19.09.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Serial Reads Playing this month: Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death James Runcie Read the book that inspired the PBS series Grantchester. Sidney Chambers, the Vicar of Grantchester and Honorary Canon of Ely Cathedral, together with his roguish friend Inspector #SerialReads: a free book delivered each month in parts! Now playing all month long in September: the book that inspired the PBS series Grantchester, James Runcie's "Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death"! Start reading now:
"19.09.2016 17:07:50" barnesandnoble.com Two by Two (B&N Exclusive Edition) Featuring exclusive personal reflections on each title from the bestselling author's 20 year career, as well as... Available for Pre-Order now, in stores and BN.com on Tuesday, October 4th: Nicholas Sparks returns with an emotionally powerful story of unconditional love, its challenges, its risks, and most of all, its rewards. Secure your copy of our B&N Exclusive
"19.09.2016 16:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com 9 Burning Questions That Must Be Resolved During Season 7 of Game of Thrones Much like the NFL, HBO's Game of Thrones has become a year-long entertainment experience. The show itself only runs for a little over two months; the other ten are spent speculating, predicting, reminiscing, and, of course, rereading. We are hardly immune After last night's big #Emmys victory, a preview of what Game of Thrones's next season may hold:
"19.09.2016 02:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 12 Great Under the Gaydar YAs Marketing LGBTQA YA is a double-edged sword. Some of it is glaringly queer, and some of it is what I love to call Under the Gaydar, i.e., there's no outward sign of it featuring LGBTQA characters via cover design, blurb, or specifically queer award wins "The fact is that we need both kinds: it's important for there to be out-and-proud representation, and for books to be easily identifiable as LGBTQA so kids can find them."
"19.09.2016 00:00:08" community.sparknotes.com Blogging The Scarlet Letter : Part 1 (Introduction) In preparation for this series of Blogging the Classics, I went... "Allow me to begin by hooking you with a description of Hester Prynne as 'the embodiment of deep contradictions: bad and beautiful, holy and sinful, conventional and radical.' In other words, Lana Del Rey minus the flower crowns."
"18.09.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 of the Best Opening Scenes in YA Lit Opening scenes are some of the trickiest to pull off, not least because they're expected to do so much heavy lifting. They're our first introduction to character, voice, atmosphere, world, and plot. They're a gentle handshake or a sonic boom; a promise or "They're our first introduction to character, voice, atmosphere, world, and plot. They're a gentle handshake or a sonic boom; a promise or a warning; a hint or a hope of what's to come. But the best openings, like the ones below, do all that and more."
"18.09.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Who Stays and Who Is Taken: Yaa Gyaasi on "Homegoing" The author of one of the year's most exciting debuts talks about the origins of her story in the history of slavery, and the power of storytelling. "I always say to you that I didn't want this to be the kind of book where you could leave it thinking that you very clearly understood who the villains and who the heroes were, because I don't see it that way. I don't think the situation was very black or
"18.09.2016 16:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Commonwealth The new novel from the author of "Bel Canto" and "State of Wonder" explores what happens when one person's life becomes another person's art. "It's worth stepping away from Patchett's absorbing narrative to realize that she is after something extraordinary here: In a novel based loosely on her own disjointed childhood — the closest to home she's ever come in her fiction — she is raising
"18.09.2016 12:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Little Nothing Marisa Silver marries harrowing realism and fairy-tale enchantment in a story of a girl who faces the terrors of the world through a series of transformations. "Marisa Silver's fourth novel, 'Little Nothing', is a marvelous book. I mean “marvelous” in the this-critic-approves sense, sure: Her command of character, style, and storytelling is expert and sustained. But I also mean it in the sense of being full of
"18.09.2016 02:00:07" community.sparknotes.com 8 Fictional Couples I Will Never Root For and You Can't Make Me I like to live vicariously through books, movies, and TV... "Sometimes, in these fictional manifestations of what I wish my life could be, people kiss and hold hands, and they have the audacity to be doing so even when I personally believe they shouldn't be. These, for those interested, are those people:"
"18.09.2016 00:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 8 Books We Want to See Rory Reading in the New Gilmore Girls Episodes Forget about whether Lorelai is still with Luke. Put your questions about Paris on pause. We all know what our most burning questions will be when Gilmore Girls returns to the small screen in TK: What is Rory reading? It's 2016, and the world is kind of a "During the original series, Rory was seen reading over 300 books. In the new and final (maybe?) season, these are just a few of the books we hope to see on the top of her TBR pile this time around."
"17.09.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Feminist Poetry Collections that Empower and Inspire For centuries, the world's most embattled social and political movements have expressed themselves in part through poetry-and feminism is no different. The poetry collections below give us a window into the quiet, solitary moments of some of the modern "By turns fearless, intimate, wry, and laugh-out-loud funny, these collections will strengthen your soul and inspire you to celebrate your own experience."
"17.09.2016 19:00:03" community.sparknotes.com Loner Is the Scariest, Realest Book About College You Will Ever Read Applying to college is the stuff of myth-touring campus, imagining... "David's enterprising nature starts out a little Gatsby-ish, but takes a turn for the Howard Roark-y when his social calculus gets a little too intensive."
"17.09.2016 16:00:09" www.barnesandnoble.com Magnus Chase is Back in Rick Riordan's The Hammer of Thor, Coming October 4! October 4th! That's the on-sale date for The Hammer of Thor, the second book in Rick Riordan's Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard series! The adventures of 16 year-old Magnus Chase, a homeless kid from Boston who just so happens to be the son of the "Those of us who are also fans of the Percy Jackson series can't wait to see if Annabeth will be a major character, with Greek mythology crashing into the world of the Norse Gods."
"17.09.2016 12:00:12" community.sparknotes.com Blogging The Odyssey : Part 3 (The One Where Everyone is Naked for Some Reason or Another) To catch up on parts 1 and 2, click here! Good... "Good news: Odysseus is alive!
Bad news: an island nymph is holding him hostage.
Good news: Zeus is negotiating for his release!
Bad news: Calypso is like, 'I kidnapped this garbage human fair and square and I'm keeping him.' So there's where we are."
"17.09.2016 03:00:09" community.sparknotes.com A Bucket List for Your Senior Year of High School If there's anything we've learned from movies, it's that the... What's on your high school bucket list?
"17.09.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com How Would You Die in Greek Mythology? I always figured I knew how I would die in... 1. What's your relationship status?
B) In a relationship
C) We're going to different colleges next year, so it's kind of up the air
D) I'm working on me right now
E) He's the sun god, I'm a mortal Spartan prince, it's complicated
"16.09.2016 23:00:07" community.sparknotes.com Snapchats from Shakespeare Because you know Ophelia would be all over those flower... #TBT: going mad with power.
"16.09.2016 21:10:03" www.barnesandnoble.com The Most Disastrous Parties in Fiction Parties are supposed to be fun-whether that fun comes in the form of visiting with friends and loved ones or an open bar and free canapés. The goal of every party is enjoyment, at least in theory. Of course, writers are, at heart, ruiners-they like to Party down.
"16.09.2016 19:08:11" www.barnesandnoble.com Head to Barnes & Noble Saturday September 17th for Batman Day! Na na na na na na na na...September 17th is Batman Day! If there ever were a superhero who deserved their own holiday, it would be our beloved caped crusader. Taking on his nemesis the Joker and the rest of the villains of corrupt Gotham City since 1939 Tomorrow: join us at all B&N stores nationwide for #BatmanDay! Games, trivia giveaways, and free DC comics while supplies last!
"16.09.2016 17:44:01" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post A special #FlashbackFriday treat for Nicholas Sparks fans: Nick himself presents a collection of memories from his remarkable 20 year career, looking back on the road that brought him to his upcoming new novel "Two by Two" (available Oct 4)! Pre-Order
"16.09.2016 12:27:38" www.barnesandnoble.com The Rest Falls Away: Victoria Book 1 Vampires.The Gardellas were vampire hunters.Victoria was going to hunt vampires."Victoria, dear..." Lady Melisande's gentle voice held the barest hint of reproach. "You may commence with pouring."Victoria blinked and realized her mother had been sitting "How on earth was she going hide a wooden stake on her person? One couldn't just slip it into one's glove! Or down one's bodice!" Get today's #FreeFridays title - "The Rest Falls Away", book one in Colleen Gleason's "Gardella Vampire Hunters" series - at
"16.09.2016 01:30:07" www.barnesandnoble.com From Coal Mine to the Chocolate Factory: Roald Dahl at 100 Celebrating the 100th birthday of the writer whose imagination gave birth to Willy Wonka, Matilda, and the BFG. "Roald Dahl was born a hundred years ago this week — on September 13, 1916, in Llandaff, Wales (now part of Cardiff). Dahl's Norwegian parents were not involved with it directly, but coal mining dominated South Wales, the hardships of the pit the only
"16.09.2016 00:00:06" Timeline Photos “In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines
Lived twelve little girls in two straight lines
In two straight lines they broke their bread
And brushed their teeth and went to bed.
They left the house at half past nine
In two straight lines in rain
"15.09.2016 23:14:52" Barnes & Noble We're LIVE with Town & Country EIC Stellene Volandes at B&N here on the Upper East Side, NYC! #ReadWithStyle
"15.09.2016 22:30:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 2016 NBA Longlists: Fiction Ten titles in the running for 2016's National Book Award for Fiction. 2016's National Book Award for Fiction nominees center on families lost and found, journeys in pursuit of love and freedom:
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"15.09.2016 18:29:39" Kinky Boots on Broadway We've partnered with Masterworks Broadway and Barnes & Noble to give away THREE COPIES of our new DOUBLE RED LP signed by Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein!
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"15.09.2016 12:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com Celebrate Batman Day at Barnes & Noble on September 17 Take heed, evil-doers: Batman Day arrives September 17, and no super-villain will be safe from the Dark Knight's watchful eye. Meanwhile, the rest of us will be celebrating the Caped Crusader by obeying the traffic laws and heading to our local Barnes & "Take heed, evil-doers: #BatmanDay arrives September 17, and no super-villain will be safe from the Dark Knight's watchful eye. Meanwhile, the rest of us will be celebrating the Caped Crusader by obeying the traffic laws and heading to our local Barnes &
"15.09.2016 02:00:08" community.sparknotes.com Aliens Like You and Me The best thing to come out of summer 2016, and From the telekinetic hands of SPARKNOTES: why Stranger Things was the phenomenon of the summer, and how Eleven "is all of us at a certain age."
"15.09.2016 00:30:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Who Wants to Read a Mashup of Harry Potter and The Terminator? The easiest way to sell a book is to suggest other books or movies it may remind you of. In the storied tradition of "X meets Y" marketing copy, we don't think we've encountered anything that whet our appetite for a good read quite like the latest pitch Contents include: one of the best book titles in recent memory.
"14.09.2016 23:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs on Their New Books, the Miss Peregrine Movie, and Life with a Writer YA power couple and all around writerly badasses Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs are celebrating two milestones this year: the hotly awaited film adaptation of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, the first book in Riggs' eerie, beloved trilogy, is The Barnes & Noble Teen Blog talks to Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs about grotesque tales, staying prolific, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, and being writers who are married to each other at the height of their respective careers!
"14.09.2016 22:00:06" Timeline Photos “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” - J.R.R. Tolkien (: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, "Luncheon of the Boating Party", 1881.) #WednesdayWisdom
"14.09.2016 21:03:29" Two by Two: Nicholas Sparks on 20 Years in Publishing Can you believe that it's been twenty years since Nicholas Sparks's breakthrough debut novel "The Notebook"? In this special video message to B&N readers, Sparks reflects on how two decades in publishing have proven a rewarding and surprising journey fit
"14.09.2016 20:14:55" www.barnesandnoble.com Fall Fashion at Barnes & Noble The fall fashion season is here! From beloved brands to international titles, all must-have magazines for your style inspirations are on-sale now. In addition to delivering you the most expansive collection of magazines from around the globe, we've Happy #NYFW to our chic readers! We've brought together some of our favorite fashion brands for amazing sweepstakes: enter now for a chance to win incredible prizes and #ReadWithStyle:
"14.09.2016 17:55:42" Kinky Boots on Broadway We've partnered with Masterworks Broadway and Barnes & Noble to give away THREE COPIES of our new DOUBLE RED LP signed by Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein!
✨ Enter NOW at http://knkybts.co/2cmeWpf! ✨ We're teaming with Kinky Boots on Broadway and Masterworks Broadway to give away copies of our B&N exclusive "Double Red LP", signed by Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein! Enter now for your chance to win!
"14.09.2016 16:45:55" barnesandnoble.com Born to Run (Deluxe Signed Book) Limited Edition – Limit 1 copy per customer! For the ultimate Bruce Springsteen fan, we're thrilled to announce the “Born to Run” Deluxe Limited Edition! This handsome box set contains a signed and numbered copy of Springsteen's autobiography, “Born to Run”, and a CD copy of “Chapter and Verse”: a
"14.09.2016 14:40:25" barnesandnoble.com Zayn The first and only official book from ZAYN. Global superstar ZAYN shares a photographic journey of his life since leaving One Direction. After five years of massive success with One Direction, Zayn opens up with this collection of thoughts, inspiration, and never-before-seen personal photographs. Having launched his career as a solo artist with "Mind of Mine", he has become one of the most
"14.09.2016 12:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 8 Strange Narrators in Literary History Experimenting with the "voice" telling a story is a fundamental tool of the fiction-writing trade. Narrators come in a wide variety of styles, from first-person intimate, to unreliably distanced, to godlike in knowledge and perception. The way a story is When the voices in your head are odder than you'd thought.
"14.09.2016 02:00:06" community.sparknotes.com 7 Things I Loved About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Just some personal highlights. ... "Dumbledore's Portrait is nicer than Dumbledore ever was."
"14.09.2016 00:00:03" Timeline Photos “Don't gobblefunk around with words.” #RoaldDahlDay
"13.09.2016 22:01:43" Live from Barnes & Noble Tribeca in NYC, it's Harper's Bazaar editors Joyann King and Lauren Fisher! #NYFW #ReadWithStyle
"13.09.2016 21:36:17" Timeline Photos In 25 mins, we bring you the finest pairing since Kim and 'Ye. Live from Barnes & Noble Tribeca, our Fall Fashion #NYFW coverage continues in a Facebook Live conversation with Harper's Bazaar editor Joyann King! Join us right here at 6PM EST!
"13.09.2016 19:35:16" Maker Faire 2016 Maker Faire 2016 The Mini Maker Faire at Barnes & Noble brings together tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, engineers, science club members, students, entrepreneurs, hobbyists and Makers of all kinds to learn from each other, get craft ideas and science fair project
"13.09.2016 19:17:21" Batman Day 2016 Batman Day 2016 Batman Day” is back by popular demand! This Saturday, September 17th, all B&N stores nationwide are proud to offer activities, coloring and trivia sheets for the event! Plus: each store will offer 100 copies of the Batman #1 (Batman Day Special Edition)
"13.09.2016 19:06:37" B&N Exclusive: E.C. Myers' "Against All Silence" Book Trailer! Exclusively available in B&N stores and at BN.com: "Against All Silence", the second novel in E.C. Myers's acclaimed "SOS Thriller" series! Follow a team of renegade hackers as they wage cyber warfare against a hidden corporate conspiracy, and watch this
"13.09.2016 15:41:02" Timeline Photos From DC Comics - “Batman Day” is back by popular demand! This Saturday, September 17th, all B&N stores nationwide are proud to offer activities, coloring and trivia sheets for the event! Plus: each store will offer 100 copies of the Batman #1 (Batman Day
"13.09.2016 12:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Havoc and Squirm: Nathan Hill's Favorite Funny Reading The author of "The Nix" shares six books that provoke laughs of various kinds. "When I was in the fourth grade, I remember all the kids passing Judy Blume books back and forth to each other—usually under their desks, secretly, in hushed tones. There was a feeling that the books contained knowledge we desperately wanted but were not
"13.09.2016 03:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Literary Love Triangles to Tickle Your Fancy Whoever tells you the love triangle is dead is lying. Love triangles endure for a reason: the fantasy of being fought over by two people who love you equally, and who, if magically combined, could become one perfect man, is irresistible. Of course, love Eight novels to give you that love triangle fix:
"13.09.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com The Great Gatsby Test I like to think I'm something of an authority on The... At long last, via SPARKNOTES: a green light that won't year by year recede before us.
"12.09.2016 23:08:51" It's Marie Claire Creative Director Nina Garcia, live from Barnes & Noble!
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"12.09.2016 19:52:39" Timeline Photos EVERYBODY SAY VINYL! Here's your chance to win a copy of the Kinky Boots on Broadway cast recording on beautiful double-red vinyl from Masterworks Broadway signed by Tony Award®-winning creators Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein! Enter now:
"12.09.2016 19:16:29" Jack White Sunday afternoons. Stop by Barnes & Noble to pick up JACK WHITE ACOUSTIC RECORDINGS 1998 – 2016 and grab a new book while you are there. smarturl.it/jwacousticbn
"12.09.2016 15:54:47" Barnes & Noble Nina Garcia, the celebrated fashion journalist and Creative Director of Marie Claire will join us for a special signing of the Fall Fashion issue Monday 9/12 at 7pm. Wristbands for event access will be distributed with purchase of the new issue of Marie Our fall fashion coverage continues this evening! Come meet Nina Garcia tonight, 7PM at Barnes & Noble Union Square if you're in NYC: out-of-towners can enjoy the fun right here on Facebook Live!
"12.09.2016 12:55:03" Timeline Photos Meet BRUCE at B&N! Bruce Springsteen's “Born to Run” book tour has just been announced, and we're thrilled to host him at these B&N locations:
Tues, 9/27/16: Barnes & Noble Freehold, NJ (@BNFreehold)
Weds, 9/28/16: Barnes & Noble, New York, NY
"12.09.2016 01:00:05" community.sparknotes.com How Every Zodiac Sign Plays Pokémon Go (& if you're wondering what your Zodiac sign has to do... Why Cancers "collect all of the cute ones", and other cosmic insights:
"11.09.2016 23:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life Is memory real? John le Carré's new memoir tries to map the border between recollection and imagination. Review by Michael O'Donnell. "Is the memory real? This question in various forms drives le Carré's remarkable memoir, 'The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life'. Le Carré began his career working for British intelligence and went on to revolutionize the intrigue genre with over twenty
"11.09.2016 19:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com E.L. Konigsburg: An Overview for New & Old Fans Beverly Cleary, R.L. Stine, Judy Blume, Maurice Sendak-these are just a few of the names you will find on a well-stocked shelf of children's literature. And right there with the best of them? E.L. Konigsburg. Konigsburg's books are the stuff of childhood "Her books are more than just adventurous—they are original, unique, and deeper than most typical children's books. She frequently tackles tough subjects, like kidnappings, runaways, and identity struggles. Konigsburg's characters are unusual, yes, but
"11.09.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com The Ones Author Daniel Sweren-Becker on the Conversation We All Should Be Having In The Ones, Daniel Sweren-Becker imagines a world where one percent of the world's population was selected at random for genetic engineering. The "Ones," as she, her boyfriend James, and the rest of their engineered brethren are known, are thriving. "We also need to determine how much engineering we're willing to accept. Perhaps few people would argue against preventing physical disabilities. But what about selective engineering for things like height? Eye color? Interest in music? When this is all
"11.09.2016 14:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com We Remember: Eight Children's Books About September 11th Most of us remember the morning of September 11, 2001. Where we were; what we were doing; who we called. But as the 15th anniversary approaches, we find ourselves living in a time when many of our schoolchildren were either born after that date, or were "We find ourselves living in a time when many of our schoolchildren were either born after that date, or were too young at the time to remember the attacks. For those kids, here are eight thoughtful, sensitive children's books about September 11, 2001."
"11.09.2016 11:00:03" Timeline Photos Reading in Remembrance: W.H. Auden, "September 1, 1939" (: New York City Panoramic Wall Map, 1873).
"I sit in one of the dives
On Fifty-second Street
Uncertain and afraid
As the clever hopes expire
Of a low dishonest decade:
Waves of anger and
"11.09.2016 01:00:07" community.sparknotes.com How to Kiss, According to Shakespeare Kissing is pretty neat. Let's not dive too deeply into... "You have witchcraft in your lips."
"10.09.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 11 Fictional Parents Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing Parenting is hard. End of story. It gets especially hard when people expect you to parent a certain way. Sure, some things are black and white, but parenting requires a lot of change, a lot of adapting, and a lot of going with the flow. What works one day "Reading Marmee's talks with her daughters in Little Women makes me excited for the future, when I can share more meaningful conversations with my own little girl; Molly Weasley's knitting Christmas sweaters makes me want to start my own handmade
"10.09.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Playing Dead: A Journey through the World of Death Fraud Ever wanted to just disappear? Elizabeth Greenwood explores the fantasy (and convoluted reality) of that thriller-plot mainstay, the faked death. Review by Peter Lewis. "There are an average of 90,000 missing people in/from the United States at any one time. A very small percentage of them will have gone willfully absent for some reason, though a very significant percentage will be on the run from money trouble. 'Money
"10.09.2016 16:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Serial Reads Playing this month: Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death James Runcie Read the book that inspired the PBS series Grantchester. Sidney Chambers, the Vicar of Grantchester and Honorary Canon of Ely Cathedral, together with his roguish friend Inspector Until September 30th, read the book that inspired the PBS series "Grantchester" for free at #BNReadouts:
"10.09.2016 12:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Nisi Shawl Discusses Everfair, Diversity in Publishing, and Giving a Voice to Those Silenced by History The novel-length debut of prolific short-story writer Nisi Shawl, Everfair is a complex steampunk alternate history of Belgium's disastrous colony known as the Congo Free State. Shawl weaves together many diverse voices to invent a steampunk alternate "Let's not forget that not all technologies are physical. Some are social. Banks are technologies. Schools are technologies. So are languages. All a technology is, is a tool. It's on us as humans to pick the tools we want."
"10.09.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com The Harry Potter Movies Ranked By Hair I have thoughts about hair, always. There is never a moment... Hogwarts' finest follicles, from Dumbledore to Voldemort.
"09.09.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Mouthwatering Manga About Food In manga, as in other literature, food and emotion are often intertwined. Fruits Basket takes its name from a children's game in which each player is assigned the name of a fruit. When the heroine, Tohru Honda, plays in kindergarten, her classmates prank "In manga that take food as their primary subject, the emphasis is often more analytical, with characters discussing at length the proper qualities of a dish and the one unexpected trick for preparing it just so."
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"09.09.2016 19:00:05" Timeline Photos Looking to add a kick of spice to your veggies? Try this #BNReadouts recipe for Buffalo Cauliflower Bites from Kathy Freston and Rachel Cohn's "The Book of Veganish": http://spr.ly/6185Bf2CR
"09.09.2016 16:37:03" www.barnesandnoble.com Celebrate Batman Day at Barnes & Noble on September 17 Take heed, evil-doers: Batman Day arrives September 17, and no super-villain will be safe from the Dark Knight's watchful eye. Meanwhile, the rest of us will be celebrating the Caped Crusader by obeying the traffic laws and heading to our local Barnes & Join us on 9/17 for #BatmanDay, and check out these essential items for your own Batcave! http://spr.ly/6182Bf2bo
"09.09.2016 12:30:47" www.barnesandnoble.com Kings and Sorcerers Bundle (Books 1 and 2) Kyra stood atop the grassy knoll, the frozen ground hard beneath her boots, snow falling around her, and tried to ignore the biting cold as she raised her bow and focused on her target. She narrowed her eyes, shutting out the rest of the world-a gale of What's the only thing better than enjoying a #FreeFridays book on us? Two of them. Get the "Kings and Sorcerers" Bundle - the first two volumes in Morgan Rice's acclaimed fantasy series - at B&N Readouts: http://spr.ly/6186BfLin
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"09.09.2016 00:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Our Favorite Fantastic Art from Star Trek: 50 Artists 50 Years Fifty years ago today, an unassuming little sci-fi show premiered on CBS, and promptly changed the world. What was expected to be a lowbrow children's adventure instead would up breaking barriers-and we're not just talking about the Enterprise cruising at "As the whole world celebrates 50 years of boldly going where no one has gone before, we're showing off seven (it had to be seven) of our favorite images from the book (though truth be told, we love every one), celebrating infinite diversity in infinite
"08.09.2016 22:00:03" community.sparknotes.com If Shakespeare Characters Had Business Cards Remember when Steffi Lynn brought you Harry Potter business... The Bard, incorporated.
"08.09.2016 20:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of September We're spoiled for variety with this month's assortment of new comics and graphic novels. There are books about Communists with godlike powers, the Civil Rights Movement, sex toys, and hairballs. Even the superhero titles are surprising, coming at their From Gotham City to Bloom County to the nation of Wakanda, The Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog brings this month's best in panels:
"08.09.2016 17:30:03" Timeline Photos #StarTrek50/#ThrowbackThursday: "Spock Must Die!", the first original Star Trek novel for adult readers, published Feb. 1970. (60 cents!) Here's to fifty more years of boldly going where no man has gone before. #TBT
"08.09.2016 13:00:05" community.sparknotes.com How Well Do You Know Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ? Stop us if this conversation looks familiar: Some moron: 6. Which of the following is NOT a feature of the Firebolt broomstick?
A) Broomtail constructed of individually-selected birch twigs
B) Diamond-hard ash handle
C) Unbreakable Braking charm
D) Accelerates from 0 to 150 MPH in 10 seconds
E) Sterling silver
"08.09.2016 01:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 13 YA Authors Let Us Peek Into Their Teen Years' Diaries Diaries are the greatest and they are the worst. If I didn't still have my diary, how would I remember the exact details of meeting my BFFFL at the age of 7, or recall that, in 1996, a white turtleneck and black suspenders were my crush-impressing outfit "P.S. I think I'll write down all my dreams from now on, it makes it more personal!
P.P.S. I love Lance Bass." – Rebecca Podos, "The Mystery of Hollow Places" (age 12)
"07.09.2016 22:27:47" Barnes & Noble Tribeca ELLE Magazine (US) editors discuss fall fashion live at Barnes & Noble Tribeca!
"07.09.2016 22:27:36" Barnes & Noble Tribeca ELLE Magazine (US) editors discuss fall fashion live at Barnes & Noble Tribeca! #ReadWithStyle
"07.09.2016 22:27:23" Barnes & Noble Tribeca ELLE Magazine (US) Editors talking fall fashion live at Barnes & Noble Tribeca! #ReadwithStyle
"07.09.2016 21:15:13" Timeline Photos We are just about 15 minutes away from welcoming ELLE Magazine (US) Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers to Barnes & Noble Tribeca! Keep it here on Facebook Live for a lively conversation on fall fashion and ELLE's September issue!
"07.09.2016 18:54:08" Timeline Photos Start #NYFW early, here on Facebook Live today at 5:30 EST/2:30 PST with ELLE Magazine (US) Editor-in-Chief Robbie Myers, talking fall fashion and ELLE's September issue live at Barnes & Noble Tribeca!
"07.09.2016 17:06:07" Nicholas Sparks Shared my personal reflections on each of my novels over the past 20 years in Barnes & Noble's exclusive edition of #TwoByTwo, out 10/4, and you can even pre-order a limited-edition signed copy! http://bit.ly/bn2x2 Order your signed edition of Nicholas Sparks #TwoByTwo now, while supplies last! http://bit.ly/BNSignedSparks
"07.09.2016 16:09:03" Timeline Photos “Think before you speak. Read before you think.” - Fran Lebowitz
"07.09.2016 16:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Announcing Barnes & Noble's 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire, November 5-6, 2016 If you're a tech enthusiast, educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, crafter, or maker of any kind-join us! Thanks to the success of last year's Mini Maker Faire, we've partnered again with Maker "Join us in all Barnes & Noble stores nationwide to see demonstrations that will amaze and inspire you! In the Make Workspace, a tech-educational expo, you'll experience the latest in virtual reality, augmented reality, 3D printing, pen-invent technology,
"07.09.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com How Much Kitty, Lydia, Lizzie, Jane, and Mary Is in You? ... At SPARKNOTES: Which Bennet sister from Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" are you? This set of stunning illustrated quotations will help you find out if you're a Kitty, Lydia, Lizzie, Jane, or Mary: http://spr.ly/6186BfXK0
"06.09.2016 23:22:59" Entertainment Weekly It's official: Supernatural won the #EWCoverBattle for their first-ever EW cover—and we have all the exclusive scoop you could ever read on season 12! http://share.ew.com/sGs2Uaj #SPNFamily
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"06.09.2016 22:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Sarah J. Maas on Empire of Storms and the Emotional Rollercoaster of Writing Between the Throne of Glass series and the Court of Thorns and Roses series, Sarah J. Maas has the key to our YA-loving hearts. With Empire of Storms hitting shelves today, Aelin's story is almost wrapped up-and by almost wrapped up, we mean it's even "I had to stop writing and go cry for a few minutes because a scene totally wrecked me emotionally." #SarahJMaas on the tissues and "epic music" utilized to write her new novel "Empire of Storms":
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"06.09.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Calling All Makers to the 2nd Annual B&N Mini Maker Faire Check with your local store for details. Come meet the leaders of the Maker movement! Hear from these innovators and top brands about the latest trends in designing, building, creating, and making. They'll be visiting your local store to talk about their Are you a passionate thinker creating in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics? A tech enthusiast, educator, tinkerer, hobbyist, engineer, science club member, author, artist, student, entrepreneur, or crafter? If so, we want you
"06.09.2016 16:28:45" www.barnesandnoble.com Oprah Names a New Nonfiction Book Club Selection Glennon Doyle Melton has unleashed a memoir of epic proportions with Love Warrior. This is the latest book from the Internet sensation, who, since beginning her blog in 2009, has steadily asserted herself as the online voice of an entire generation of "More than simply a memoir about marriage, 'Love Warrior' is what the title suggests: a manifesto for a fight. It is a fight that so many of us will face—against addiction, against fear, and against the desire of a wounded soul to protect itself by
"06.09.2016 00:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 of the Best First Lines in YA Thrillers Thriller authors don't have a whole lot of time to hook you. If you don't believe they can spin your head on a dime, upend your world with just a few well-chosen words, screw with your mind before you even realize they've entered it...well, then they're “I still haven't gotten used to writing my new name. It'll get easier with time. Most things do. But for now the word Erica is strange and unfamiliar as it bleeds from my pen and onto the corner of my math worksheet. It's a pretty name, a sweet name.
"05.09.2016 20:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Kid-Friendly Versions of the Stories That Inspired Disney Movies There are two truths that everyone knows about Disney movies: there will be multiple re-watchings; and the source material is weird, old, and often terrifying.
Luckily, some talented writers and illustrators are filling in the gaps between the classic "Bonus: none of them come with soundtracks you must play on repeat."
"05.09.2016 18:44:02" Timeline Photos Happy Labor Day, bookworms! What books are you reading today to close out the summer? Share yours in the comments below!
"05.09.2016 16:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com The Nix In Nathan Hill's debut novel, an apparent attack on a right-wing politician puts a supposed former radical in the headlines, and prompts her son to pursue the mystery of why she left him. Review by Liesl Schillinger. "Not since the 1996 and 1997 double-header of John Updike's 'In the Beauty of the Lilies' and Philip Roth's 'American Pastoral' has a novel emerged that presents a more comprehensive and perceptive portrait of the personal and political American psyche
"05.09.2016 00:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 11 Authors Discuss Dealing with Depression, Being Mixed Race, and More on September's YA Open Mic YA Open Mic is a monthly series in which YA authors share personal stories on topics of their choice. The aim of the series is to peel away the formality of bios and offer authors a platform to talk about something readers won't necessarily find on their "When I was ten years old, I almost died. A lot."
"04.09.2016 20:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com B&N Bookseller's Picks: The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of September 2016 For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on Tor.com and the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog, Jim shares his curated list of the month's can't-miss new SFF releases. A Night This month's finest in SFF, from the wilds of England to the furthest reaches of the galaxy.
"04.09.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Hot Line Ring On this day in 1963, the Moscow-Washington "hot line" became operational, in the hopes that nuclear catastrophe could be avoided by direct communication. "It was Kissinger who handled the back-and-forth on the hotline, keeping Nixon isolated until, as commander-in-chief, the president had to make a statement to the media — one that made things far worse, as Kissinger saw it. “The crazy bastard really made
"04.09.2016 02:00:06" community.sparknotes.com Which Rare Pokémon Are You? You're all very, very special. [viralQuiz ... 1. What do you do in your spare time?
A) Sleep/Netflix/video games.
B) What's "spare time"?
C) Work out—it helps me cool off.
D) Have adventures with friends!
E) Practice circuitry/soap carving/another of my offbeat hobbies.
"04.09.2016 00:00:02" Timeline Photos Enter to win one of three must-have accessories from Editorialist at our Barnes & Noble Fall Fashion page! http://spr.ly/6184BfDGy From beloved brands to international titles, all must-have magazines for your style inspirations are on-sale now at B&N:
"03.09.2016 20:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com 4 Literary Families who Sabotaged Each Other's Careers Tolstoy famously wrote, "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." No one knows this better than those who spend an inordinate amount of time writing about dysfunctional families. Everyone has family drama, but while And you thought *your* parents were hard on you about getting a summer job...
"03.09.2016 16:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Islands of Wildness In two new books, Terry Tempest Williams and David Quammen celebrate the glory of America's national parks -- and look with concern at their future. Review by Peter Lewis. Excellent new reads are bringing some of America's most beautiful landscapes to the page in vivid detail. Can they inspire readers to preserve such beauty?
"03.09.2016 00:30:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 9 Comics & Graphic Novels for Stranger Things Fans It's now September, and, with a second season officially in the works, impossible to deny Netflix's Stranger Things the title of summer's buzz-worthiest show. In eight episodes, the Duffer Brothers manage to synthesize everything great about '80s pop "It's now September, and, with a second season officially in the works, impossible to deny Netflix's Stranger Things the title of summer's buzz-worthiest show."
"02.09.2016 22:00:07" community.sparknotes.com Blogging The Odyssey : Part 1 (The One Where Athena Is Already Fed Up With Poseidon's Crap) Greetings, fellow journeymen on the road of life! For the... Phoning Homer.
"02.09.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Top 6 Unrequited Loves in Literary History Love is universal, an emotion just about every single person experiences on some level (aside, perhaps, from sociopaths and those who reject the Oxford Comma). There are many forms of love, from maternal to filial to romantic, and each can be horrifying Broken-hearted stories that "hurt so good."
"02.09.2016 16:27:03" www.barnesandnoble.com Moonstone Beach "Linda Seed's Main Street Merchants series ... is witty and romantic, leaving the reader captivated."-Amy Rachiele, author of The Mobster... Happy Labor Day weekend, bookworms! Today's #FreeFridays title is "Moonstone Beach", the captivating tale of beachside bookshop romance from Linda Seed, Author and Editor. Get it now:
"02.09.2016 01:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 29 of Our Most Anticipated September YA Books All that sacrificing of Moleskine notebooks and Earl Grey tea to the book gods must've worked: September is an insane month for great YA. The only thing that makes the end of watermelon season bearable (besides the beginning of soup season!) is the "All that sacrificing of Moleskine notebooks and Earl Grey tea to the book gods must've worked: September is an insane month for great YA. The only thing that makes the end of watermelon season bearable (besides the beginning of soup season!) is the
"01.09.2016 23:00:04" Timeline Photos “Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” - Shel Silverstein, "Where the Sidewalk Ends".
"01.09.2016 20:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com September's Best Picture Books If back-to-school fever has taken hold-or perhaps you're tired of reading the same few picture books over and over, then you've chosen an ideal moment to spruce up your shelves. Below are some of our favorite books that have just arrived-and from "From ingenious girls and curious little monkeys, to pet trucks and monsters under the bed, we have a little something for every little reader at your story time."
"01.09.2016 18:09:34" Timeline Photos The warmth and genius of the late Gene Wilder, via a passage from his heartfelt memoir, "Kiss Me Like a Stranger." Read more at B&N Readouts: http://spr.ly/6183B4Q9T
"01.09.2016 15:29:05" Timeline Photos Breaking news: J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting, newly announced hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts Movie screenplay! Pre-Order Now: http://spr.ly/6186B4sOa
"01.09.2016 13:53:07" www.barnesandnoble.com From Major Publishing Contracts to Self-Published Freedom: An Interview with Kate Perry To celebrate our awesome community of NOOK authors, as well as the recent launch of the NOOK Press print platform, we're talking each month with authors whose books are making a splash with NOOK readers. Kate Perry was an author with multiple Do you have a book that you've always wanted to write? Here, Kate Perry explains why she chose the freedom of self-publishing, and how she became one of the biggest names on NOOK Press:
"01.09.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com We Illustrated the 9 Best Hamilton Lyrics & They Are UH-MAZING ... "Tie on your kravet, click through, and then join us on stage (aka in the comments section) so that we can swoon over these illos together and practice our big dance number."