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"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
"09.09.2016 02:00:06" Timeline Photos B&N's *the* place to read all about fall fashion! Click here to enjoy events and great sweepstakes from your favorite magazines all season long: http://spr.ly/6189Bft6f #ReadWithStyle
"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."
"31.08.2016 23:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 9 Books to Read After You've Binged on Netflix's Stranger Things If you're anything like me (and if you're reading this, the chances are excellent), you probably spent a goodly portion of the last weekend diving deep into a pool of digitally streaming '80s SFF nostalgia thanks to Stranger Things, a new Netflix original Amped for the second season of Stranger Things? The Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog has your 9 Books to Read After You've Binged:
"31.08.2016 21:39:32" Timeline Photos B&N is *the* place to read all about fall fashion, and that's why we're proud to share this chance to win prizes like round-trip airfare to NYC, two nights at the Refinery Hotel, tickets to a special GQ event at the Gent, and many more! Enter now!
"31.08.2016 21:06:26" Timeline Photos Coming March 2017: Barnes & Noble is proud to announce the upcoming opening of a 9,000 square foot store in Plano, TX shopping center Legacy West, featuring a new restaurant with an expanded menu and beer/wine offerings! “Having a new Barnes & Noble
"31.08.2016 19:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Sci-Fi & Fantasy Schools We Wish We Could Enroll in This Fall It's that time of year again. The days are getting shorter, the leaves are starting to change, and parents are rejoicing as their children finally return to the classroom. Yes, it's back to school season, the time of the year when I want to do drown "Yes, it's back to school season, the time of the year when I want to do drown myself in No. 2 pencils and unsullied spiral notebooks (filled only with potential!), despite the fact I haven't seen the inside of a classroom in an indeterminate number of
"31.08.2016 15:59:32" Timeline Photos #WednesdayWisdom: the "summer-mourning, tomorrow is September" edition.
"31.08.2016 02:00:06" community.sparknotes.com A Much More Accurate Hogwarts Letter Ever wondered what the Hogwarts letter would look like if... "Please note that all pupil's clothes should carry name tags. Filch steals them sometimes and we don't yet know why."
"31.08.2016 00:00:12" community.sparknotes.com Can You Identify These Authors By Their Pen Names? Writers sometimes use pen names. This could be because 1) they're... Take our SPARKNOTES quiz to see if you know who some of the biggest authors in the world are when they aren't themselves:
"30.08.2016 22:00:04" Timeline Photos "A friend said these were the nicest chocolate bars he had ever tasted and that if they were on sale in the shops, he would buy one every day. I think I would too. These little bars are a triumph." A recipe for Salted Almond Butter Chocolate Bars from
"30.08.2016 20:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Our Absolute Favorite Gene Wilder Moments With the passing of Gene Wilder yesterday, at the age of 83, we've lost one of our culture's constants, one of those beloved presences we never considered losing. Wilder was such a part of our collective consciousness it was a shock to hear he'd passed. "If you want to view paradise, simply look around and view it. Anything you want to, do it; want to change the world... there's nothing to it."
"30.08.2016 17:46:30" Timeline Photos Have you tried #SerialReads? Each month, get a free book sent to you in parts: http://spr.ly/6184B4klp #AmReading
"30.08.2016 15:49:45" www.barnesandnoble.com A Great Reckoning (Chief Inspector Gamache Series #12) Armand Gamache sat in the little room and closed the dossier with care, squeezing it shut, trapping the words inside. It was a thin file. Just a few pages. Like all the rest surrounding him on the old wooden floor of his study. And yet, not like all the At B&N Readouts, enjoy free samples of the best in today's new releases, including "A Great Reckoning", Louise Penny's latest mystery in her acclaimed Inspector Gamache series:
"30.08.2016 02:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com Joseph Fink Talks New Welcome to Night Vale Books, His Favorite Characters, and When the Podcast Will End Befitting its status as an anonymous city in the American Southwest, Night Vale can be hard to pin down. Sure, there are the Patsy Cline seances at the local record store and the romantic evenings in the Arby's parking lot that you would expect of any The co-creator of Welcome to Night Vale on future plans, favorite episodes, and the books that inspired his raging success of a podcast:
"30.08.2016 00:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 New and Recent YA Books Every Neil Gaiman Fan Must Read Being a Neil Gaiman fan has one major drawback: despite his amazing writing ability, the man cannot (unfortunately) write them as fast as you can read them. And reading just about anything else after living inside a Gaiman novel for a little while can be Looking for a near-Neverwhere experience? The Barnes & Noble Teen Blog offers five new reads for Neil Gaiman devotees:
"29.08.2016 22:00:13" 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 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
"29.08.2016 19:51:33" Timeline Photos "I like writing books. I'd rather be at home with my wife. I can write, take a break, come out, have a glass of tea, give my wife a kiss, and go back in and write some more. It's not so bad. I am really lucky." Today we pay thankful tribute to Gene
"29.08.2016 19:23:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Astonishing Fact-Filled Books that Will Make You the Toast of Your Next Party Trivia is a superpower. Shortly after attaining sentience, humans instinctively begin collecting interesting facts in order to astonish and amaze their peers at social gatherings. By the time we reach adulthood, we know the most impressive thing to do at "By the time we reach adulthood, we know the most impressive thing to do at a party is blow minds by deftly dropping some amazing knowledge. Barnes and Noble knows this, which is just one reason we sell books—so you can bone up on your astonishing trivia.
"29.08.2016 17:02:33" Timeline Photos “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” - George Eliot (: Pieter Bruegel, "The Harvesters", 1565.) #MondayMotivation
"29.08.2016 15:33:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Great Books to Sample on Your NOOK Right Now To celebrate the launch of our new Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK device, and $99.99 offer for upgraders, we're celebrating some of our favorite things to read on the NOOK. If you haven't yet discovered B&N Readouts, welcome to your new favorite way to sample "If you haven't yet discovered B&N Readouts, welcome to your new favorite way to sample great reads—with the Tab A, it's the closest you'll get to strolling through Barnes & Noble's aisles outside of, you know, the nearest Barnes & Noble. Every day we
"29.08.2016 01:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Superhero Makeovers on Our Best-Dressed List Tasteful dress aside, the world of capes and tights has long been known for its show-stopping ensembles. Costumes are a metaphorical lens for readers, from the use of colors, to symbols, to how much skin is on display (or isn't). It is through costume and Who wore the spandex best? How new comic series are bringing artful changes to classic characters:
"28.08.2016 23:30:05" www.buzzfeed.com 17 Hilarious Literary Puns About Summer More like SPF 451. Thanks to #SummerBooks on Twitter. If you joined in the fun during our Thursday #SummerBooks Twitter game, you might just find yourself among BuzzFeed Books' picks for the best in seasonal book puns!
"28.08.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Jeanne Ryan Discusses Her Debut Novel Nerve's Journey from Page to Screen Young adult novels have been attracting Hollywood's attention since before the category existed (The Outsiders, anyone?), and in recent years, many of the most successful box office hits and the buzziest television series have come directly from the YA In the new Page to Screen series at The Barnes & Noble Teen Blog, Jeanne Ryan talks about how her debut YA novel, "Nerve", became a major feature film starring Emma Roberts and Dave Franco.
"28.08.2016 19:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Picture Books to Teach Table Manners Teaching a child good table manners is often tougher than you might think. Parents can exhibit excellent mealtime etiquette and little ones still burp, jump out of their chairs, fling their food, forget their napkins, or shovel mashed potatoes into their Need some pre-dinnertime intel? These great stories bring fun etiquette insights to the table.
"28.08.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Ask a Literary Lady: How Do I Become Someone's Literary Muse? Dear Literary Lady, I just realized how I can contribute to literature without ever picking up a pen myself-I can just become a writer's muse. Yep, life goals! Any tips on achieving muse-iness ? - S.I, Los Angeles, CA. Dear S.I., It's true that we owe so Who is the creative muse in your life?
"28.08.2016 01:00:06" community.sparknotes.com Which First-Day-of-School Trope Are You? The time has come to grit our teeth, put on... Maybe you're “got hot over the summer,” or “eating lunch alone,” or “Matthew Perry reliving his glory days in Zac Efron's body.” Who's to say? Let's find out.
"27.08.2016 22:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 of Our Favorite Liars in YA "The authors of the five novels below have created fascinating, flawed, sometimes broken, and always compelling characters that keep us turning the pages and, possibly, leave us slightly in awe of their mad truth-manipulating skills." Truth's a stranger in *these* fictions.
"27.08.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Underground Railroad In his new novel, Colson Whitehead tells the story of a woman's flight from slavery to freedom - along a path conjured out of equal parts history and imagination. Review by Walton Muyumba. "Oprah's blessing has compelled so many American readers to buy a literary novel about a runaway slave girl, that the book has become a large scale cultural commodity.... Hype can obscure or mask what is truly beautiful and powerful about the thing under
"27.08.2016 11:17:55" Chris Grabenstein Welcomes Readers to #BNSummerReading's Closi... To kick off today's #BNSummerReading Closing Ceremonies - 11am nationwide and at your nearest B&N store - we've got a great video welcome from Chris Grabenstein, author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library and "Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics"! Join
"27.08.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com 25 More Questions You Should Definitely Ask in Your English Class There are many reasons you might ask a question in... "8. Why couldn't Roger Chillingworth just name himself "Steve McBadGuy" and be done with it?"
"26.08.2016 22:00:06" Timeline Photos Tomorrow! Sat 8/27, 11am: come celebrate the Closing Ceremonies of our #BNSummerReading Triathlon! Find out which books won in the categories of Favorite Place and Favorite Hero, and participate in fun activities! http://spr.ly/6184BN0tK
"26.08.2016 20:51:37" Timeline Photos We're hanging out with Dale and some great #FridayReads on #NationalDogDay! Tag a dog lover and tell us about your favorite dog books and pups in your life here in the comments below! #Dogs #DogLife #DogsOfInstagram #AmReading #Bookstagram
"26.08.2016 19:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Always a Cowboy When Drake Carson came in for supper that night, he was half-starved, chilled to the bone and feeling as though he'd worked like an old cow pony and still achieved next to nothing.He'd seen the mare he'd bought for a small fortune and personally trained, "Please excuse me, I really need a shower. Sorry. I didn't do your formerly clean shirt any favors when I, ah, ran into you." At B&N Readouts, a Sneak Peek excerpt of "Always a Cowboy" from Official Linda Lael Miller and Harlequin:
"26.08.2016 16:00:04" Timeline Photos Happy #NationalDogDay, bookworms! This morning we took to the park with a few loyal companions.
"26.08.2016 13:38:04" www.barnesandnoble.com The Islanders: Volume 1: Zoey Fools Around and Jake Finds Out Five days. Five lousy days. Not a month or several months or a year, no, not even a full week. Five days." Nina Geiger drew deeply on her cigarette and exhaled clear, pure Maine sea air. "Five. Tomorrow it will be down to four. The next day-""I'm guessing "The cigarette missed the trash and landed on the chipped gray-painted steel deck of the ferry. The bay breeze blew it in little circles. 'Better get that. Skipper Too will throw you overboard for messing up his boat,' Zoey said. Today's #FreeFridays
"26.08.2016 01:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Throwback Thursday: Zoo City Explores the Animal Nature of Cities I love cities. I might love cites in fiction even more. I love when writers capture the movement and odd flavor of a particular city: how it moves, the districts and sociological rub of the different neighborhoods; the people on the street; the people in "Six years after it was published (and to some acclaim, picking up the 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award), it is wonderful to reread it and see how strongly it holds up, this novel pegged to the life of a city. Cities change more slowly than people, and while
"25.08.2016 22:00:03" Timeline Photos "I used to be Snow White - but I drifted." - Mae West. (: Nancy Ekholm Burkert, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", 1972.) #ThrowbackThursday #TBT #SnowWhite #ChildrensBooks #FairyTales #KidsBooks #Illustration #Wolves
"25.08.2016 19:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Blogging Moby Dick , Part 1: Or, Moby Richard Ahoy! Let us be clear: unlike some... "Let us now dive straight into the hungry mouth of what is often called The Greatest Novel In The English Language."
"25.08.2016 14:42:59" www.barnesandnoble.com 4 Ways to Get the Most out of Summer Reading with Barnes & Noble Back to school days are just around the corner, bringing with them shiny new backpacks, unicorn-themed folders, and a host of new books to for kids read and enjoy in the classroom. If great weather and outdoor fun has pushed reading for pleasure to the "Head to your local Barnes & Noble for the Summer Reading Triathlon's Closing Ceremony on August 27th at 11am! The local and national winners of the vote will be announced, and it will be revealed which characters and places took home the gold. Kids can
"25.08.2016 12:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Pottermore Presents 3 Ebooks of Harry Potter Tales from the Pottermore Archives So you've binged your way through Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and now you're looking to fill the wizarding world-shaped hole in your heart? Enter Pottermore Presents! "This series of ebook shorts, curated from the archives of Pottermore and hitting ereaders this September, feature short stories and factoids about Hogwarts' history, inhabitants, and what it's like to be a student there."
"25.08.2016 02:30:06" community.sparknotes.com The Only 5 Pokemon That Matter ... Did "the one that looks like spaghetti" or "the one that's definitely a scarf" make our final cut? http://spr.ly/6185BNkDR
"25.08.2016 00:43:34" www.barnesandnoble.com #BNSummerReading Closing Ceremonies! Come to B&N's #BNSummerReading Triathlon Closing Ceremonies this Saturday, August 27th at 11am! "Having kicked off with an opening ceremony in June, the Summer Reading Triathlon will culminate in a special closing ceremony on August 27 at 11AM, and kids are invited to their local Barnes & Noble store to celebrate. During the Summer Reading
"24.08.2016 23:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Truly Creepy Middle Grade Books to Spook Out the End of Your Summer Halloween is just one day of the year: That's clearly not enough time to pack in the spook, especially for kids who love the thrill of a good scary story. Fortunately, we also have those warm summer nights, when kids don't have to be up early for school, One last round of ghost stories around the fire.
"24.08.2016 20:00:05" Timeline Photos Want to win a $5,000 or $2,500 shopping spree from Vogue? Enter now! http://spr.ly/6182BN9sY #ReadWithStyle
"24.08.2016 16:30:02" Timeline Photos Really, really old #WednesdayWisdom.
"24.08.2016 14:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Back to School Reads that Get High School Right Consider this my farewell-to-high-school post. I'm writing it the day before I leave for my freshman year of college-not least because I am a champion at procrastinating-and I realize that means my high school days are officially behind me. As an avid "Consider this my farewell-to-high-school post. I'm writing it the day before I leave for my freshman year of college—not least because I am a champion at procrastinating—and I realize that means my high school days are officially behind me. As an avid
"24.08.2016 12:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded The Summer of Love gets all the press, but in Jon Savage's work of musical history, he argues that the biggest break with the past happened one year before. Review by Robert Christgau. "Having traversed unreasonable elation and tumultuous rage, giddy hope and thwarted potential, Savage ends his big year fraught and exhausted — on his final musical selection, a fragile Tim Hardin wonders, 'How can we hang on to a dream?”
"24.08.2016 01:30:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 8 Speculative Works Narrated by Dead People No one knows what happens when we die. Religions, pyramids, and entire industries have cropped up in response to humanity's quest to solve the mystery without, you know, actually dying. Arguably the entire institution of literature is a response to "Angela is most definitely dead—consuming the contents of the fresh cadavers that come across her slab at the coroner's office (where else is a zombie going to find a job with a meal plan?) is the only thing that keeps her flesh from rotting—but she's
"23.08.2016 23:30:04" community.sparknotes.com What Going Back to School Is Like, According to Shakespeare School is starting and inspiring in us all an emotion generally known... "My dull brain was wrought with things forgotten."
"23.08.2016 21:30:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Terrific Novels About Art and Artists Whenever I hear a novel is about art or artists, I gravitate toward it, because something about that focus on art seems to free fiction writers from their usual strictures. When writing about art, novelists aren't afraid to experiment with structure, "Talent, her father used to say, is more abundant than you think. You have to have the temperament to tolerate hard work. You have to flirt with luck. You have to take the chances that most people wouldn't take.”
"23.08.2016 19:02:46" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Novels Showcasing Absolutely Insane Book Design Words are incredibly powerful-any concept can be conveyed, argument turned aside, or feeling hurt with the use of just a few carefully-chosen words. Wars have been started and ended with words. The very foundations of society are, in fact, a bunch of Go under the covers with these beauties.
"23.08.2016 12:00:02" community.sparknotes.com The 10 Most Objectively Perfect Scenes in the History of Cinema And before you say anything, yes, the Twilight baseball scene... "Before you say anything, yes, the Twilight baseball scene is on here."
"23.08.2016 02:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 of the Best Author-on-Author Burns of All Time Long before there were Twitter feuds and fire emojis, insults were an art form. These days, you can reflexively rage-type whatever you want, but back then? A good burn took time and care to craft. A good burn had to demonstrat artistry and wit, not just "If you don't have anything nice to say about a fellow author, why not say something mean extremely eloquently?"
"23.08.2016 00:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Where Are They Now: Harry Potter's Minor Characters Thanks to Harry Potter and the... "We decided to do a little Rita Skeeter-style sleuthing and figure out where our old pals are at now for ourselves."
"22.08.2016 22:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com What YA to Read Next Based on Your Favorite Kids' Classic In children's literature, there are a lot of books that are touted and acclaimed as "classics" of the genre, but great new novels are being published all the time. If you're yearning for recent readalikes for some of your favorites from childhood, I've How a Hero and a Crown garner a Throne of Glass, and other ways to route childhood favorites to today's best YA:
"22.08.2016 19:12:04" Timeline Photos Dorothy Parker, born #OnThisDay in 1893: “I hate writing, I love having written.” How delighted we are that she did.
"22.08.2016 15:29:38" www.barnesandnoble.com The Winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards Though they been embroiled in (sometimes quite ugly) controversy for the past few years, the Hugo Awards are still considered among the highest honors in sci-fi and fantasy-or, at the very least, the most talked-about. Tonight, the 2016 Hugos (awarding “I had written an acceptance speech, but I wrote it in 1967. It got lost among the fossils.”
"22.08.2016 01:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 of the Most Unlikely Platonic Pairings in YA Sure, we all love our Romeos and Juliets, our boys from the wrong side of the tracks meeting poor little rich girls, our fighting-like-cats-and-dogs-until-that-fateful-kiss couples. But romance isn't the only thing that defines the teen years. Here are "Romance isn't the only thing that defines the teen years. Here are seven YAs with surprising, complicated pairings—that are entirely platonic."
"21.08.2016 22:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com 9 Quotes That are More Famous Than the Books They Came From Writing is a strange art form: the whole and the individual parts are equally important. The complete book is a discrete thing, but it can be broken down into characters, twists, and, of course, incredible lines-the sort of lines that make us swoon, lines "These nine quotes should be instantly familiar to you, but chances are, you're not as familiar with the books that spawned them. Which, as we'll see, isn't always a bad thing."
"21.08.2016 17:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Helpless Collector: The Lost Poems of Pablo Neruda Tess Taylor and Patrick Iber delve into the riches of "Then Come Back," a new collection of recently discovered poems from Pablo Neruda. "I read these poems and am struck again by just how pleasant it is to read Neruda. I feel his sensuality, his praise of the magic in ordinary things. I think of lines like “smithing the secret tin” or “settle your perfect hips here on the bow of wet
"21.08.2016 14:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Books for Kids Starting at a New School The first day of school is just around the corner (how is that even possible??) and with it, all of the excitement and nerves that a new school year brings. This experience can be fun, but also fraught with emotion, particularly if your child is starting "One way to prepare and get everyone excited, aside from stocking up on fresh pencils and backpacks, is to read some fun books that take you through the experience."
"21.08.2016 00:30:02" www.barnesandnoble.com The Pokémon Adventures Team Reveals How the Manga Is Made How do you succeed in the manga biz? The writer and artist of the Pokémon Adventures manga-two guys who ought to know-have totally different answers: "Grit your teeth and don't give up," offers one. "You should just give up," responds the other. Writer How do you succeed in the manga biz? The writer and artist of the Pokémon Adventures manga—two guys who ought to know—have totally different answers:
“Grit your teeth and don't give up,” offers one.
“You should just give up,” responds the other.
"20.08.2016 22:00:03" community.sparknotes.com We Brought Body Diversity to Classic Lit & We're in Love with the Results ... At SPARKNOTES: the vibrant results of an "awesome slideshow, which re-imagines our fave characters with beautifully diverse races and body types."
"20.08.2016 19:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 of the Best Quotes About Writing from YA Authors Writing is so often an isolated endeavor. You sit in your room or office or favorite coffee shop and try to create a story from nothing but words and will. But sometimes, you need a boost to keep you going. Whether you're just starting out or you've been "Whether you're just starting out or you've been writing since you could hold a pen, these 10 quotes (from YA authors who've Been There) offer advice, encouragement, and a reminder you aren't alone."
"20.08.2016 16:06:46" Timeline Photos Today, 4:00 PM at all B&N stores nationwide: Kids ages 6 and up are invited to join us for our latest LEGO Build Event! Explore your creativity with the whole family in this team-building extravaganza: let's construct something amazing together!
"20.08.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Empire's Endpoint Twenty-five years ago this week, a group of Soviet hardliners scrambled to undo Mikhail Gorbachev's programs of reform. The outcome was not what they had planned. A reading list of books profiling "the New Russia", and how the famed Gang of Eight's coup against Mikhail Gorbachev stunned the world twenty-five years ago this week.
"20.08.2016 14:20:43" Barnes & Noble Educators Voting concludes tomorrow in our #BNSummerReading Triathlon! Can Percy Jackson speed past Harry Potter in the category of Favorite Hero? Will Hogwarts continue to remain Favorite Place following a surge in votes for Wonka's Factory? Make your voice heard
"20.08.2016 02:00:02" community.sparknotes.com Snapchats from Star Wars Snapchat is our enduring cultural legacy. There are future world... "Snapchat is our enduring cultural legacy. There are future world leaders out there right this very second who are taking selfies with the bread filter or face swapping with their cat, and I think we can all agree that's fantastic."
"19.08.2016 23:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Serial Reads Playing this month: Long Gone Alafair Burke In New York City's cut-throat world of art, appearances can be deceiving-especially when art world newcomer Alice Humphrey becomes a suspect in a gruesome murder at a Chelsea gallery, and is thrown into a Read Alafair Burke's riveting mystery "Long Gone" for free all month long at B&N Readouts:
"19.08.2016 20:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Greatest (Worst) Urban Sprawls in Sci-Fi The megacity: an urban sprawl so huge, so monolithic, that it eats up most of continent -or a planet. It's a familiar concept in sci-fi, and has been at least since the days of Fritz Lang and his titular Metropolis. One reason the megacity remains so "You can't discuss megacities without name-checking the capital of the Galactic Republic."
"19.08.2016 16:48:59" www.barnesandnoble.com 12 "Strong Female Characters" in Sci-Fi & Fantasy Who Aren't Just Male Characters with Different Pronouns The phrase "strong female character" is problematic. Oh, so problematic. It's a phrase used mainly by guys, first of all, generally by guys who think referring to women as "females" is somehow a more scientific and precise nomenclature, as if the women in Challenging the notion that a “strong female character" is an anomaly, in the same way we might describe Spock as a “pointy-eared male.”
"19.08.2016 11:26:58" www.barnesandnoble.com Pride's Run August 23rd. Six days until full moon.The click of the lock at the top of the stairwell is my only indication that morning has arrived. My ears perk up and I listen for the coming footfalls. The weight on the stairs combined with the creaking of each Today's #FreeFridays selection at B&N Readouts is Cat Kalen's paranormal romantic thriller “Pride's Run” (Bloomsbury Publishing USA) - http://spr.ly/6183B2vaV: “The door yawns wider and before the first heavy boot hits the top step, soiled with old blood
"18.08.2016 22:20:25" Barnes & Noble Tribeca Susan Miller joins us at Barnes & Noble Tribeca! InStyle's new astrology columnist, Susan Miller, speaking at our Fall Fashion event in B&N TriBeCa! #ReadWithStyle
"18.08.2016 18:16:06" Timeline Photos A summer feast for the senses: how to make Lamb-Feta Burgers with Greek Cucumber Noodle Salad from Inspiralized's new cookbook - http://spr.ly/6183B2U7F "You probably already know that your first line of defense when ordering healthfully at a restaurant
"18.08.2016 01:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Calling All Teen Bloggers Who Love YA Lit Do you love YA books? Wait, let me rephrase that. Do you looooove YA books? Are you reading this from inside a book fort made of Shadowhunters boxed sets? Is your cat named Jellicoe, your wifi network named AIDAN, and your Tumblr named An Imperial "Do you looooove YA books? Are you reading this from inside a book fort made of Shadowhunters boxed sets? Is your cat named Jellicoe, your wifi network named AIDAN, and your Tumblr named An Imperial Affliction? And, most of all, are you an official, high
"17.08.2016 23:00:04" community.sparknotes.com 12 Textbooks All Students Wish They Could Buy Can you smell it in the air? The scent of... Higher education, from the professorial minds of SPARKNOTES:
"17.08.2016 19:52:02" Timeline Photos We're in the home stretch and have a fever pitch race for first place going in our #BNSummerReading Triathlon! Join the over 54,000 bookworms who've made their voice heard this season: cast your ballot now at your local B&N store in our categories of
"17.08.2016 18:40:32" Timeline Photos Beauty is never out of fashion! Enter for a chance to win one of 50 testtubes filled with $100 worth of full-size beauty products curated by the editors of NewBeauty! Get the magazine's new issue in B&N stores and BN.com: the places for fall fashion!
"17.08.2016 18:09:00" www.barnesandnoble.com Bury Your Dead - Extended Excerpt Bury Your Dead - Extended Excerpt Looking for a captivating mystery to bring to the beach and beyond? St. Martin's Press and #BNReadouts have teamed to bring you an extended excerpt (the first thirteen chapters!) of Louise Penny's "Bury Your Dead" - a case from her beloved Inspector
"17.08.2016 16:00:09" Timeline Photos #WednesdayWisdom from Alex Haley's "Roots", published #OnThisDay 40 years ago today:
"17.08.2016 14:33:34" Timeline Photos NEW from NOOK! Meet Samsung Galaxy Tab A NOOK: the tablet for readers. Get our bookstore and more at your fingertips—only $99.99 for upgraders! http://spr.ly/6188B2bhe
"17.08.2016 01:00:08" Timeline Photos "This one's for the fangirls who...
Have your House sigil printed on all your correspondence and stationary items
Know way too much about Medieval hygiene
Give your hockey sticks and tennis rackets names like Giantsbane and Oathkeeper
"16.08.2016 22:00:04" community.sparknotes.com The 30 Most Dumbledore Things That Dumbledore Ever Did Albus Dumbledore was the most Dumbledore person to ever have... "Albus Dumbledore was the most Dumbledore person to ever have Dumbledored. Dude ran a school full of death and whimsy, and he did it with smiles and cryptic comments. Not just anyone can do that. He was without peer. We will never see another like him in
"16.08.2016 18:51:13" 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 "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
"16.08.2016 13:00:04" Timeline Photos New in B&N stores today: Limited Edition Water @Live Lokai bracelets supporting the worldwide wells of @charity: water! Today, 663 million people live without access to clean drinking water. Together, Lokai and charity: water are helping to balance the
"16.08.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com How to Enter Our Textbook Sweepstakes and Win at Life Don't get up off your flamingo pool lilo just... Enter the SparkNotes Textbook Sweepstakes between August 15 and August 31, for a chance to win 1st prize of a $1000 Barnes & Noble gift card, or 2nd prize of a $500 Barnes & Noble gift card! Entry is open to U.S. residents aged 13 and up, and closes at
"15.08.2016 22:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com 16 Books Everyone Should Read Before High School Junior high is no joke, but high school's an entirely different animal. For teens getting ready for what might be their first taste of lockers, late bells, and most of all a dizzying array of choices-of classes, of friends, of personas-here are 16 books "Here are 16 books exploring the obstacles you might face, debunking the myths you might get tripped up by, and serving as a primer for that giant, sometimes terrifying petri dish that is high school."
"15.08.2016 19:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Texts From Your Textbooks Heads up: You don't need to pause Netflix just yet, but... "Heads up: You don't need to pause Netflix just yet, but school is about to start again." To get discounts of up to 90% off on new and used textbooks - and to see what sentient textbooks with command of the English language would be texting to one another
"15.08.2016 13:00:07" community.sparknotes.com If Books Were Bands Any hardcore fan of The Doors knows that the band got... "Below, I speculate about what seven books would look and sound like if they were leather-pants-clad musicians battling it out for a spot at Glastonbury instead books gunning for a Pulitzer."
"15.08.2016 00:30:04" Timeline Photos Read Alafair Burke's "Long Gone" at #SerialReads, a free book delivered each month in parts: http://spr.ly/6182B2D9Q “Most people experience a singular moment when they pause to take a hard look at their lives and don't recognize what they see. For Alice
"14.08.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Those People Are Me: Nicole Dennis-Benn on "Here Comes the Sun" The author of a new novel following the lives of four Jamaican women talks about finding a way to represent real voices from her native country. A conversation with Amy Gall. "Our silences need to be spoken. If they aren't spoken, they can't protect us. And that was what was so healing about 'Here Comes the Sun'. I spoke it, and there's no taking it back."
"14.08.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com The Sad, Strange Histories of Some of the Most Famous Kids in Literature One thing that seems to unite all of us is an instinctual urge to protect children. Aside from our emotional reaction to the helpless, the small, and the innocent, children are also quite literally the future, so it makes sense whether or not you ascribe "Aside from our emotional reaction to the helpless, the small, and the innocent, children are also quite literally the future, so it makes sense whether or not you ascribe a moral quotient to the phenomenon. Which makes it interesting to note just how
"14.08.2016 16:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Guest Post: Story-Magic: Why Summer Reading is the Best Vacation, by Natalie Lloyd As a kid, my summers weren't always packed full of vacations. Still, I knew I would be traveling. My reading spot under the willow tree was waiting for me. And without leaving my yard, I found my way to fictional places that left me wonderstuck. Green "As a kid, my summers weren't always packed full of vacations. Still, I knew I would be traveling. My reading spot under the willow tree was waiting for me. And without leaving my yard, I found my way to fictional places that left me wonderstuck."
"14.08.2016 03:00:02" community.sparknotes.com 5 Book-to-Screen Adaptations We're Psyched to See With a few notable exceptions (that 16-hour Periscope livestream of... "Check out these five amazing books that went from the must-read pile to the gotta-watch list."
"14.08.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com How Well Do You Know Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? "How well do you know Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?" is a rhetorical question, actually, with the unspoken rhetorical answer being "better than I know my entire self." Look, I'll level with you here: we like our readers to know things. It "You've read the books back to front. You eat, breathe, and sweat Harry Potter. I can see it. I can feel it. You're destined for greater things."
"13.08.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com The Split Worlds Series Smashes the Patriarchy Fairy tales are the oldest fantasy stories still told today, and the ubiquity of fairies in the genre can often make it difficult to do something new with such an old trope. Much the same can be said for portal fantasy and alternate world stories (though "Though the alternate world of the Nether, where much of the intrigue takes place, is stuck in a permanent Victorian-era societal structure, Newman's depiction of women's place there serves as a reminder not only of how far feminism has come, but also how
"13.08.2016 20:10:16" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post Happy #BNVinylDay, wax fanatics! Here are some of our favorite moments thus far live here at Barnes & Noble in Union Square, NYC: share yours using the hashtag #BNVinylDay, and join us all day today - Saturday, 8/13 - at your local Barnes & Noble store
"13.08.2016 18:24:50" Barnes & Noble Kiefer Sutherland live from #BNVinylDay!
"13.08.2016 18:12:06" Barnes & Noble Kiefer Sutherland live from #BNVinylDay!
"13.08.2016 17:37:00" Timeline Photos Breaking news: we'll be bringing you Kiefer Sutherland's talking about his tremendous new album "Down in a Hole" at Barnes & Noble in Union Square, NYC here on Facebook Live in about 30 mins! Join us then for live coverage of #BNVinylDay!
"13.08.2016 15:40:08" Pentatonix #BNVinylDay is finally here! Stop by your local Barnes & Noble store to pick up Vol 1-3 on teal vinyl! http://smarturl.it/Vol123Barnes #BNVinylDay is here! Check out your local Barnes & Noble store today - Saturday, 8/13 - for exclusive vinyl records and giveaways while supplies last!
"13.08.2016 14:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Real History That Makes Game of Thrones Look Like Child's Play History is too often presented as a tale of individuals who momentarily rise above the tumult to make an indelible impression. In this flawed way of looking at the past, a figure like King Henry VIII is almost impossible to see beyond; his immense, "Gregory views history not through the traditional lens of powerful men exerting their wills, but through the lens of this sorority of women who don't always like each other, but who share common frustrations and common goals."
"13.08.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com Ginny Weasley Is Not as Great as You Remember Disclaimer: All of our faves are problematic. We've all fallen for... "We've all fallen for the irresistible charm of Ginny Weasley. To borrow a chant: she's pretty, she's cool, she dominates [that] school! She's almost too good to be true, which is actually my number one complaint about her characterization."
"12.08.2016 23:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best Comics & Graphic Novels of August San Diego Comic-Con ended, and we all breathed a sigh of relief...until we checked our email and saw the on-sale notice for New York Comic-Con tickets. Still, news out of the year's biggest celebration of comics promises great things in the coming year: a Panel-smashing fun, all month long.
"12.08.2016 20:00:03" Timeline Photos Happy #WorldElephantDay, jetsetters. (: Jean de Brunhoff, "The Travels of Babar", 1931.) #FlashbackFriday
"12.08.2016 16:53:12" Walt Disney Records Tomorrow is #BNVinylDay at Barnes & Noble! Be on the lookout for our Star Wars Hologram Vinyl and more! http://bit.ly/BNVinylDay
"12.08.2016 16:22:01" Timeline Photos Barnes & Noble is *the* place to read about Fall Fashion, and this season we want you to #ReadwithStyle. That's why we're offering you the chance to win one of five designer bags this fall, courtesy of our amazing partners at Porter! “Every woman needs a
"12.08.2016 15:44:12" Vinyl Day 2016 Vinyl Day 2016 Vinyl Day is back, and better than ever! Barnes & Noble is quickly becoming the go-to destination for vinyl, and we invite you music lovers out there to come explore our extensive vinyl offerings in stores on August 13! To learn more visit: Tomorrow! Nationwide at your local Barnes & Noble store: great deals on exclusive vinyl albums and giveaways while supplies last! #BNVinylDay
"12.08.2016 12:54:00" www.barnesandnoble.com Nefertiti's Heart (The Artifact Hunters, #1) There was something cathartic about wielding a crowbar. Cara used one end to loosen the tacks, before ripping up the expensive, patterned carpet. She tossed the strip in a growing pile by the wall. She never intended to remove all the carpet, but with the While guarding the world's coolest library, Cara has a message for the goons who come to ransack the place: ”Tell your master I may be open to a business proposition, but he won't be taking anything from me." Get today's #FreeFridays book - A.W. Exley's
"12.08.2016 03:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Stephen King Adaptations to Watch Now (or Get Stoked For) Stephen King is one of the world's most prolific authors - but even he can't write fast enough to satisfy the appetites of his biggest fans. Fortunately, there's an answer for that: the ever-expanding collection of King books that were, are, or will be "Although many a Stephen King novel, novella, or short story has found its way to screens big and small over the years, the author is having arguably his biggest moment in Hollywood yet."
"12.08.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com If the Characters From Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Could Text In this day and age it's surprising that anyone still... A spirited conversation between Albus and Scorpius, screen-capped for posterity.
"11.08.2016 21:38:32" Timeline Photos This Monday, August 15th marks the birth date of culinary icon Julia Child! To celebrate Julia's life, legacy, and delicious cuisine, we want to hear from our readers. Between now and 8/15 - using the hashtag #MadeWithJulia - we hope you'll share
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"11.08.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Books Filled with Summer Craft Projects August is here, the first day of school is on the horizon, and we find ourselves trying to squeeze every drop of fun we can out of these last days of summer. So when sleep-away camp ends and camp mom and dad begins, you're going to need some activities on Read these and get excited for #BNMake2016!
"11.08.2016 16:00:08" community.sparknotes.com How Good a Scholar of Shakespeare and/or Taylor Swift Are You? Think you're a 1989-level Swiftie phenom? Believe that the only plot... "Believe that the only plot more convoluted than King Lear is that of the perplexing Tay-Tay-Katy Perry tiff? In honor of Barnes & Noble's Vinyl Day, which takes place this Saturday at Barnes & Noble stores across the nation and features exclusives and
"11.08.2016 14:40:06" Daryl Hall Celebrates Barnes & Noble's Vinyl Day! In celebration of #BNVinylDay (this Sat 8/13!), watch Daryl Hall on why he considers Hall & Oates to be "vinyl artists":
"11.08.2016 01:00:05" Timeline Photos Summer's death knell is tolling: you have just weeks to blitz through all eight Harry Potter films, 100 episodes of Steven Universe, the third season of Bojack Horseman, eight wall-melting episodes of Stranger Things, and your annual rewatch of The Lion
"10.08.2016 23:00:03" community.sparknotes.com Why Coming Out Was Like Discovering I Was a Wizard This slideshow is about coming out of the closet as... A magical, personal story in illustrated slides.
"10.08.2016 21:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Stories That Prove SFF is Lousy with Giant Spiders If asked to list common tropes of epic fantasy, the obvious choices come readily to mind: robed wizards, elven archers, dark armies of engineered orcs. Giant, Nightmare-Inducing Spiders (GNIS) might not seem like they belong on the top 10 list-because "As our highly scientific research shows, every time you pick up a fantasy novel, you have at least a 20 percent of encountering a giant spider. Here are ten of our (least) favorite examples that prove this theory."
"10.08.2016 18:00:04" Timeline Photos #WednesdayWisdom in honor of this Saturday 8/13's #BNVinylDay: exclusive #vinyl and giveaways (while supplies last)!
"10.08.2016 16:00:07" Timeline Photos Want the chance to earn a free book? Get into reading shape in our #BNSummerReading Triathlon! Over 52,000 votes have been cast: race to your local Barnes & Noble store to pick your choice among our nominees in the category of Favorite Hero and Favorite
"10.08.2016 14:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Hilarious Reads by Funny Women to Gear You Up for Amy Schumer's The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo On August 16, comedian and actress Amy Schumer-known for her tell-all style of stand-up and brilliantly brash TV show, Inside Amy Schumer-will be serving up more laughs (and gasps!) with her hotly anticipated new memoir, The Girl with the Lower Back "Its release date is nigh, and to gear up for the big day, we thought we'd get in the funny-girl mood with a few laugh-a-minute reads by other comedy queens—most of whom also have made us laugh out loud with their appearances on the small screen. Below, a
"10.08.2016 11:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Electronic Albums That Just Sound Better on Vinyl When you're checking out Barnes & Noble's impressive online Vinyl Store, don't forget to make a stop at the electronic music section. Our catalog of EDM, industrial, house, electronica, and even ambient music is always growing, and includes lots of great Soundtrack your #BNVinylDay (this Sat, 8/13!) with wax-worthy works of EDM, industrial, house, electronica, and ambient music:
"10.08.2016 03:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 Body-Positive YA Reads to Take to the Beach We're officially halfway through the season of surf, sun, sand, and swimsuits-which means that for many of us, we're officially at peak fatigue when it comes to the endless and insipid debates about what a "beach body" looks like. From six-packs to thigh "Lucky for us, these body-positive heroes of YA lit have just the right attitude to inspire us all to blow past the confines of narrow body/beauty standards, and take our butts to the beach—without worrying about how said butts will look in a bathing
"10.08.2016 01:30:07" community.sparknotes.com What Summer Reading Book Will You Actually Enjoy? Summer's end is nearing (don't shoot the messengers, pls!), and... "1. If you could travel in time, where would you go?
A) The Past.
B) The future.
C) I'd stay right here, thank you—time travel's too risky!"
"10.08.2016 00:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com The Best New Vinyl to Spin This August Stay out of the heat and spend some time with your record player and these great new LPs coming to Barnes & Noble in August! We've got exclusive vinyl from Barbra Streisand and Kiefer Sutherland (yes, that Kiefer Sutherland!), as well as from The Voice Some inspiration for #BNVinylDay! Join us all day this Saturday at your local B&N store for great vinyl deals and musical giveaways while supplies last!
"09.08.2016 21:36:01" Timeline Photos We believe that our staff and customers have the best reading recommendations to be found anywhere. To celebrate National Book Lovers Day, we're asking readers to celebrate a book you love using the hashtag #BNBookTalk! This can be fiction, non-fiction, a
"09.08.2016 20:44:36" Get Amy Schumer's New Book at Barnes & Noble! Amy Schumer has a very special message about where you can pick up her new book "The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo" (available next Tuesday, August 16th), and where she suspects you might store the book after buying it. Pre-Order Now!
"09.08.2016 18:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Announcing the Fall 2016 Discover Great New Writers Selections 2016 has been a good year for our Discover Great New Writers program: Cynthia D'aprix Sweeney's The Nest and Emma Cline's The Girls topped bestseller lists. Rumaan Alam's Rich and Pretty got a nice boost from The Today Show. Yaa Gyasi's striking debut, "2016 has been a good year for our Discover Great New Writers program: Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's 'The Nest' and Emma Cline's 'The Girls' topped bestseller lists. Rumaan Alam's 'Rich and Pretty' got a nice boost from 'The Today Show.' Yaa Gyasi's striking
"09.08.2016 17:03:22" Maxwell Get my album black SUMMERS' night on vinyl during #BNVinylDay at Barnes & Noble stores on 8/13 #SUMMERS Pick up Maxwell's "black SUMMERS' night" this Saturday at #BNVinylDay!
"09.08.2016 15:51:01" Timeline Photos Happy #NationalBookLoversDay, truth seekers.
"09.08.2016 01:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com The Art of the Anthologist: The Big Book of Science Fiction In a new collection, Ann and Jeff VanderMeer redraw the map of science fiction -- and demonstrate the creative power of the anthology. Essay by Paul Di Filippo. "The word may be overused these days, but there's no way around it: we inhabit the age of the curator. Given the vast, bewildering wealth of newly digitized information, representing huge jumbled treasuries of global culture from all eras, the necessity
"08.08.2016 22:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com 12 Book Nerd Apps We Wish Existed There's an app for pretty much everything these days. Whatever your heart desires, from a sushi dinner to a pet therapist, can be swiped, tapped, and delivered to you instantly through your phone. Just about everything you do each day can be tracked, "It seems like every time you start to think, “Wouldn't it be cool if…” somebody has already built an app for exactly that. So we decided to dream up some reading-related apps every book nerd would want, in the hopes that if we wish it, it will come true.
"08.08.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 7 Books to Inspire Exhausted Parents to Be Creative Again Sometimes as parents, we forget that we used to be someone else. A lot of someone elses, in fact. We wore many hats with labels like "employee," "spouse," "friend," "yogi," "artist," "Netflix binger," "dog park visitor," "beachgoer," "happy hour drinker," "Looking to recapture that imaginative spark? We've rounded up some books to get your creative juices flowing. Check out these seven inspiring reads."
"08.08.2016 17:15:44" #BNVinylDay: Tour the Crosley Cruiser! We're celebrating #BNVinylDay - this Saturday, 8/13, nationwide at your local B&N store - with Crosley Radio! The Crosley Cruiser truck will be at our Barnes & Noble store at the Paddock Shops in Louisville, KY on Saturday, transformed into the ultimate
"08.08.2016 13:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com On Trails: An Exploration Robert Moor takes a journey on paths that lead through memory and over mountains, and into places where the only option is to take the long way around. Review by Peter Lewis. "Trails are a 'tactful reduction of options,' writes Moor, evolving to serve a need: spiritual, philosophical, directional, often rolled into one. Trails have authors — water, ants ('arguably the world's greatest trail-makers'), the cow paths that became
"08.08.2016 01:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com Explore the Peculiar World of Miss Peregrine Before it Hits Theaters Over the past few years, we marveled at the strange new world of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, gasped at the thrills and surprises in Hollow City, and held on tight through all the action and suspense in Library of Souls...and counted the "The stunning black and white pictures seen throughout the series weren't created in a studio or whipped up in Photoshop. They're actual found photographs, collected by Riggs from friends and collectors, and found in all the places you might expect:
"07.08.2016 22:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com 15 Scenes from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Ranked in Order of How Emotional They Made Me I love things that make me cry, whether it's out of joy or sadness. I don't know what this says about me. Probably that I have some unresolved issues stemming from that fateful day I did a deep-dive into Bridge to Terabithia. I had no idea what it was "This might be why I loved Harry Potter and the Cursed Child so much. By the fourth act, I was openly weeping on public transportation and loving every minute of it. Here are the 15 scenes that did me in the most, ranked in order of how hard tears poured
"07.08.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Authors Discuss The Goonies, Running Away From Home, and More in August'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, above all, is to peel away the formality of bios and offer authors a platform to talk about something readers won't necessarily "The aim of the series, above all, is to peel away the formality of bios and offer authors a platform to talk about something readers won't necessarily find on their websites. This month, 10 authors discuss everything from The Goonies to running away from
"07.08.2016 16:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com "You Can't Eat Four Gold Medals" Jesse Owens made history eighty years ago this week, winning four gold medals in track and field events at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. "Owens did speak out on the topic later, especially at home, where the same racial discrimination that had disadvantaged him during his record-setting college track career continued to shape his life. At the '36 Olympics he had been approached by Adi
"07.08.2016 03:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com 6 Potential Game of Thrones Spinoffs to Fuel Your Westeros Obsession As is custom, it is a time of great joy and sadness for fans of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series and its TV adaptation-cum-companion piece, HBO's Game of Thrones. On the one hand, Season 6 of the series propelled long-gestating plots "Like a speck of R'hllor rising from the ashes, one network executive provided a glimmer of hope: might HBO would be up for a Thrones spinoff series?"
"07.08.2016 01:00:02" community.sparknotes.com Which Clichéd Movie Line Are You? "We can do this the easy way, or the hard... "If it were up to me, every movie would be nothing but a string of clichés. But it's not up to me, and I think we can all agree the world of cinema is poorer for it. But which blatant dialogue cliché are you? Let's find out together."
"06.08.2016 22:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com Inherit the Wind Novels from Lionel Shriver and Imbolo Mbue focus on the place where the emotional and financial contours of the American family intersect. Essay by Lizzie Skurnick. "If Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney's summer blockbuster 'The Nest' made you mildly relieved not to suffer the infantilizing burden of an inheritance, Lionel Shriver's 'The Mandibles' will make you feel nervous about having money at all."
"06.08.2016 19:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com An Atmosphere of Madness: Jeffrey Toobin on Patty Hearst and "American Heiress" "The kidnapping of Patricia Hearst," writes Jeffrey Toobin, "is very much a story of America in the 1970s." Does it contain a lesson for America in a similarly feverish 2016? A conversation with the author of "American Heiress." "I do think that if you believe, as many people do, that events are shimmering out of control, it may be helpful to know that things have been worse in the past. But I don't want to pretend that I wrote this book as sort of like a guide to contemporary
"06.08.2016 15:41:33" Timeline Photos Get Plated's recipe for Brined Fried Chicken, Cheddar Cornbread, and Hot Pepper Jelly at bit.ly/BNPlated: "It might sound like an unconventional combination, but a buttermilk and pickle juice brine results in some of the tastiest fried chicken you'll ever
"06.08.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com Anatomy of a Lord of the Rings Fangirl Welcome back to our new series, Anatomy of a Fangirl! To see... "This one goes out to the fangirls who...
Know the One Ring verse by heart
Have SO MANY feelings about Aragorn + Arwen
Never underestimated Merry/Pippin
Are inexplicably attached to the Ents
Would give Lembas a try, I guess"
"05.08.2016 22:00:05" community.sparknotes.com All of Our Hopes and Dreams for Cursed Child THERE ARE NO SPOILERS in this Cursed Child-related post! Only... "THERE ARE NO SPOILERS in this Cursed Child-related post! Only the hopes and dreams of Maddy and Kelsey. This week's PotterNotes is all about what they really, really, REALLY want to see happen in the latest installment of the ongoing HP saga."
"05.08.2016 19:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com August's Best New Fiction Summer days, drifting away, and there's something for everyone's beach bag this August. It's hurricane season for Danielle Steel, whose latest, Rushing Waters, explores family and friendship in the face of crisis as a storm takes New York. First-time Which of this month's best books most interest you?
"05.08.2016 17:09:58" Daryl Hall Celebrates #BNVinylDay, Sat Aug 13 Available for the first time on LP: pick up “The Very Best of Hall & Oates" at #BNVinylDay, Sat Aug 13! Here's rock legend Daryl Hall to tell you about what #Vinyl means to him!
"05.08.2016 14:39:02" www.barnesandnoble.com The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results On June 7, 1991, the earth moved for 112 minutes. Not really, but it felt that way.I was watching the hit comedy City Slickers, and the audience's laughter rattled and rocked the theater. Considered one of the funniest movies of all time, it also Today's #FreeFridays selection (Weekend reading - on us!) is Gary Keller and Jay Papasan's "The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results": "If everyone has the same number of hours in a day, why do some people seem to get so
"05.08.2016 03:00:05" Timeline Photos As part of this Saturday's #GetPopCultured event celebrating Marvel, we're offering "Buy 2, Get 1 Free" deals on great Marvel graphic novels in store and online! Enjoy exclusive comic samplers (while supplies last), trivia, and cosplay nationwide this
"05.08.2016 02:00:03" Timeline Photos #TBT: “You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.” - A.A. Milne, "Winnie-the-Pooh" (: E.H. Shepard, 1928). #Friendship #Pooh #KidsBooks #Bookstagram #Illustration #ThrowbackThursday
"05.08.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com The Ultimate Avengers Quiz Marvel fans, assemble! This Avengers quiz is designed to challenge... Marvel fans, assemble! "This Avengers quiz is designed to challenge your mind and see just how many details you remember from The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Are you ready for the ULTIMATE test of Avengers
"05.08.2016 00:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Celebrate Barack Obama's Birthday with 6 of His Favorite Books Happy birthday, Mister President, happy birthday to you! It might be an historic election year, but on this date, our commander in chief is celebrating his own milestone: Barack Obama, 44th President of the U.S., turns 55 years old today. And to honor the #Happy55th: A reading list of POTUS' favorites, on the cake day of America's "fearless reader."
"04.08.2016 23:00:04" Timeline Photos Pre-#GetPopCultured #ThursdayThoughts! Saturday August 6th, 7PM: Soar into the Marvel comics universe! Cosplay as your favorite hero, pick up exclusive comic samplers (while supplies last), and enjoy trivia, coloring activities, and a special offer on
"04.08.2016 20:20:03" Vinyl Day 2016 Vinyl Day 2016 Vinyl Day is back, and better than ever! Barnes & Noble is quickly becoming the go-to destination for vinyl, and we invite you music lovers out there to come explore our extensive vinyl offerings in stores on August 13! To learn more visit:
"04.08.2016 19:47:41" Peter Frampton Barnes & Noble is exclusively offering my new release, Acoustic Classics, on red vinyl August 13th! You can pre-order it here. Get your exclusive Peter Frampton red vinyl at #BNVinylDay! http://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/join-us-for-vinyl-day-on-august-13/
"04.08.2016 17:03:03" www.barnesandnoble.com Join Us For Vinyl Day on August 13 Vinyl Day is back, and better than ever! Barnes & Noble is quickly becoming the go-to destination for vinyl, and we invite you music lovers out there to come explore our extensive vinyl offerings in stores on August 13. We'll have loads of great "Barnes & Noble is quickly becoming the go-to destination for vinyl, and we invite you music lovers out there to come explore our extensive vinyl offerings in stores on August 13. We'll have loads of great exclusives and offers you'll find only at Barnes
"04.08.2016 01:00:04" community.sparknotes.com The Life Philosophies of Our Fave Fictional Heroines ... "If we here at SparkLife had to sum up our life philosophy in one sentence, it would probably either, 'Give us chunky peanut butter or give us death,' or, 'Ask not what your Sparkitors can do for you, but what you can do for your Sparkitors; now bring us
"03.08.2016 22:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 10 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books That Should Be Graphic Novels Some science fiction and fantasy books vividly paint images of alternate worlds so vivid, we lament their status as imaginary-existing only in our minds, and as text on a page. But there's something that can be done to make them come to life, and I'm not As part of this Saturday's #GetPopCultured event with Marvel, we're offering "Buy 2, Get 1 Free" deals on all Marvel graphic novels in store through August 8th! Enjoy the fun nationwide this Saturday at your local B&N, and stock up while supplies last!
"03.08.2016 21:19:35" barnesandnoble.com Get an Exclusive Peek at New Artwork from A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition When Game of Thrones fans learned last week the show won't return to HBO until next August, we nodded sagely: of course we're going to have to wait for it. Waiting for it is kind of our thing. I came late to George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire, For the first time anywhere and only for our B&N peeps: Get a sneak peek at the A GAME OF THRONES: THE ILLUSTRATED EDITION artwork! http://bit.ly/GofThFB
On a scale of 1-5 (5 being the highest), how deep is your love for Game of Thrones?
"03.08.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com 5 American Gods-Inspired YA Reads Of all the amazing trailers to debut at Comic-Con last weekend, there was one in particular that made the book-loving literati throw their hands up and hit their hallelujahs: After months of waiting, Neil Gaiman's American Gods is finally becoming a "After months of waiting, Neil Gaiman's American Gods is finally becoming a spectacular (and super-violent, from the looks of it) series on the Starz channel."
"03.08.2016 17:20:00" barnesandnoble.com Summer Reading It's the 20th anniversary of Barnes & Noble's Summer Reading Program, and we're celebrating it in style! Each summer Barnes & Noble gives young readers the opportunity to earn a free book by reading three books and completing a journal about the books Summer is winding down *sad face.* Don't fret: #BNSummerReading Triathlon is still going strong, with more than 50,000 votes casted at B&N stores everywhere!
Harry Potter maintains the #1 spot with the most votes, but it's not over until it's over!
"03.08.2016 16:08:21" Timeline Photos HUGE news AmazingPhil & Danisnotonfire have announced that their next book, DAN & PHIL GO OUTSIDE, will be on sale 11.3.16! Super excited!? Pre-order today! http://bit.ly/DanandPhilFB
"03.08.2016 16:00:05" community.sparknotes.com The Official SparkLife Review of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Let's have an open and honest (spoiler-free) discussion about Harry... "Cursed Child surprised me. It revisits the original story we all know and love without eclipsing the new one. There are some fresh faces, since the narrative focuses heavily on Harry's son, Albus Severus, but there's also a slew of familiar
"03.08.2016 01:00:03" www.barnesandnoble.com Where Are They Now?: The Supporting Characters of Harry Potter If you're anything like me, you're constantly plagued by the idea that we have no clue what's going on in the wizarding world in our current book-less state. Is Hagrid still the groundskeeper at Hogwarts? Do Muggle-borns go into internet withdrawal during "Since the two-part play will focus largely on Harry & Co., we thought we'd give J.K. Rowling a hand and let you know what some of the secondary characters and unsung heroes of the Potterverse have been up to since last we saw them." #BNHP
"02.08.2016 22:30:03" www.barnesandnoble.com B&N Bookseller's Picks: The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Books of August 2016 For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog and Tor.com, Jim shares his curated list of the month's best new science fiction and fantasy (Inter)stellar reads.
"02.08.2016 20:00:29" HP00001.mp4 It's #NationalColoringBookDay! Which are your favorites to fill in? We've been hanging out with this guy all week.
"02.08.2016 18:00:08" www.barnesandnoble.com Marvel-ous Gift Ideas for Comic Book Readers Whether you're a fan of the comics, graphic novels, or movies, Marvel's everywhere these days, and Barnes & Noble's Get Pop Cultured month is no exception. On August 6, we're celebrating everything that's awesome about Marvel with a day of events and Excelsior!
"02.08.2016 16:00:07" www.barnesandnoble.com 22 of Our Most Anticipated August YA Books August is coming, and with it new YA books so exciting they'll make you want to brave life outside of air-conditioning to get to them. (Just kidding, you can totally pre-order and make the mailperson come to you!) Settle in for a new cult-set "August is coming, and with it new YA books so exciting they'll make you want to brave life outside of air-conditioning to get to them. (Just kidding, you can totally pre-order and make the mailperson come to you!)"
"02.08.2016 15:11:39" www.barnesandnoble.com Oprah Names a New Book Club Selection Twenty years ago, Oprah Winfrey launched a new feature of her legendary television show: Oprah's Book Club, starting with inaugural pick The Deep End of the Ocean. Over the next 15 years, Oprah's Book Club had an astonishing effect on book publishing and "When Oprah Winfrey anoints a new book as a must-read, we listen. And today, Colson Whitehead's fascinating work of historical fiction, 'The Underground Railroad', has become her latest Oprah's Book Club selection."
"02.08.2016 14:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com Should You Read Harry Potter and the Cursed Child? We're all just clueless heaps of flesh wandering through life, trying (and sometimes failing) to make informed decisions. For instance, I sometimes order a sandwich without fully reading the menu, and then it has tomatoes, and I have no one to blame but Spoiler: *Yes.*
⚡️ #BNHP ⚡️ #ReadTheMagic ⚡️ #HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild
"02.08.2016 02:59:30" Timeline Photos Today marks the 20th anniversary of George R.R. Martin's "A Game of Thrones", first published #OnThisDay in 1996. Mr. Martin knows how to party: he took the opportunity to announce that "A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition" will be available
"02.08.2016 02:00:03" Timeline Photos “I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.” - Herman Melville, born #OnThisDay 197 years ago! (: Rockwell Kent's illustrated edition of Melville's "Moby-Dick", 1930.)
"02.08.2016 01:00:03" Timeline Photos At B&N Readouts, today marks the start of our August edition of Serial Reads – a free book delivered each month in parts! Start reading Alafair Burke's "Long Gone" now: http://spr.ly/6186B0BMG
"01.08.2016 22:37:37" Barnes & Noble Jeffrey Toobin discussing his new book American Heiress with Anderson Cooper! Live from Barnes & Noble in Union Square, Manhattan: Jeffrey Toobin in conversation with Anderson Cooper!
"01.08.2016 22:15:05" Timeline Photos Very special announcement: in just about fifteen minutes we'll be broadcasting a Facebook Live conversation from Barnes & Noble in Manhattan between none other than Anderson Cooper and Jeffrey Toobin (CNN Legal Analyst and author of "The Run of His Life",
"01.08.2016 18:15:04" Barnes & Noble's Harry Potter Midnight Release Party! A cauldron of Hagrid-sized thanks to all of the amazing Potterheads who joined us this weekend at our nationwide #BNHP Harry Potter and the Cursed Child midnight release parties! You are a true inspiration to us as booksellers and book lovers. Check out
"01.08.2016 16:00:06" www.barnesandnoble.com 20 Ways to Make More Time to Read This Summer Summer is winding down, but that doesn't mean that your family's reading should be. There's still plenty of long sunny days of lounging around with books and a cold beverage, so take full advantage of them before everyone's schedules are packed with Looking for ways to make more time for reading during the waning days of summer break? Check out our list of ideas, and make sure you rock the vote in selecting your Favorite Place and Favorite Hero in Barnes & Noble's #BNSummerReading Triathlon! Voting
"01.08.2016 01:00:03" community.sparknotes.com Who's Your Shakespearean Foil? A foil in literature is usually a character whose traits... "It's not necessarily the villain to the story's hero; more like the peanut butter to their jelly—Don Quixote has a foil in Sancho; Holmes and Watson are foils to each other. Take the quiz below to discover who be a Shakespeare foil to thee!"
"31.07.2016 22:00:04" www.barnesandnoble.com Being Jazz Author Jazz Jennings Shares Her Top 10 Favorite Page to Screen Reads In Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen, Jazz Jennings, one of the world's most visible transgender activists, shares her story of transitioning at the age of five and the inspiring, complicated path she has followed since, illuminating both her "Jennings' moving story will help teens and families embarking on similar journeys, and will foster compassion in readers looking for personal insights on a trending topic. In honor of her book's release, she shared 10 of her favorite
"31.07.2016 19:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Blake Crouch: Reading Time-Travel with Your Kids The author of "Dark Matter" on great reading that introduces a mind-bending concept. "We asked Blake Crouch for a look at his library, and offered us this quartet of favorite reads which he's used to introduce the mind-bending notions of time travel and alternate realities to his own family."
"31.07.2016 16:00:05" www.barnesandnoble.com Original Sins and Enduring Fractures One hundred forty-eight years ago this week, the 14th Amendment was ratified, but some believe its attempt to truly unite the country remains unfinished work. "The Fourteenth Amendment was ratified on July 28, 1868, when three-fourths of the states (twenty-eight of thirty-seven) accepted what would become some of the most important and frequently litigated constitutional measures, among them the citizenship,
"31.07.2016 04:31:56" Timeline Photos It has arrived! Order your copy now! bit.ly/BNCursedChild ⚡️ #BNHP ⚡️ #ReadTheMagic ⚡️ #HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild
"31.07.2016 04:08:41" How long have you been a Harry Potter fan? How long have you been a #HarryPotter fan? "Basically since I was in the womb." #BNHP ⚡️ #CursedChild ⚡️ #HarryPotter ⚡️ #ReadTheMagic
"31.07.2016 04:00:13" The Midnight Magic moment at Barnes & Noble Union Square in NYC! #BNHP
"31.07.2016 03:50:08" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post We are 10 minutes away from the release of #CursedChild! Join us here on Facebook Live at midnight EST to witness the magic! #BNHP ⚡️
"31.07.2016 02:36:35" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post Are you counting down to the midnight release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at your local B&N? Join us for the stroke of twelve and the release of #CursedChild at your nearest store, and share your story with us using the hashtag #BNHP! ⚡️
"31.07.2016 02:01:10" Barnes & Noble Harry Potter "Countdown to Midnight Magic"! "I brought a chair! That's how excited I am right now." Live from tonight's ongoing fun at Barnes & Noble in Union Square, NYC: keep it here for more up-to-the-minute wizardry all evening long! #BNHP ⚡️ #CursedChild ⚡️ #HarryPotter ⚡️ #ReadTheMagic
"31.07.2016 01:09:14" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post #BNHP festivities are up and running live from Barnes & Noble! Share your "Countdown to Midnight Magic" memories using our hashtag #BNHP all night long, and you might just find yourself among our #CursedChild photo galleries from across the country!
"31.07.2016 00:20:01" Barnes & Noble Accio, #CursedChild! Our #BNHP Midnight countdown has begun! Join us tonight from 8pm up until the script book's midnight release nationwide at all B&N stores! Discover the fun tonight at your local Barnes & Noble!
"31.07.2016 00:19:21" Photos from Barnes & Noble's post Accio, #CursedChild! Our #BNHP Midnight countdown has begun! Join us tonight from 8pm up until the script book's midnight release nationwide at all B&N stores! Discover the fun tonight at your local Barnes & Noble!