Barnes & Noble Announces 50% Off Select Books from December 6 Through the Holidays

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Over 100 Half-Priced Books Include Some of the Year’s Best Gift Books and New Releases

Offer Runs from December 6 Through December 25

New York, NY – December 6, 2018 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, today announced that over 100 books, including some of the year’s hottest gift books and new releases, will be 50% off starting today, December 6, and running in stores and online through Monday, December 24, and online at through Tuesday, December 25, while supplies last.*

“Nobody knows books like Barnes & Noble, and this holiday we want to delight our customers with many of the year’s best books at half-price for their seasonal shopping,” said Tim Mantel, Chief Merchandising Officer at Barnes & Noble. “Whether you’re getting a book for a family member, a friend, a co-worker, or just looking for a good read for the holiday, there’s sure to be a perfect book in our selection of 50% off titles. Come in today and ask one of our expert booksellers for a recommendation.”

The 50% off selection covers a wide range of genres, and includes gift books such as Justin Timberlake’s Hindsight, The New Yorker Encyclopedia of Cartoons, Ripley’s Believe it or Not! A Century of Strange! and more. The deal also includes some of the year’s new releases, including Dan Abrams’ Lincoln’s Last Trial, A.J. Finn’s The Woman in the Window, Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon, Jane Leavy’s biography of Babe Ruth, The Big Fella, and many more.

Customers can find this great offer at their local Barnes & Noble, or by visiting** They can also purchase from Barnes & Noble through the Buy Online, Pick up in Store option in all 630 bookstores around the country, while supplies last.

The complete list of Barnes & Noble’s holiday offerings can be seen online in the 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, and customers can join the conversation on their social channels by using the hashtag, #BNTheKnow.


*Barnes & Noble stores are closed on Tuesday, December 25.

**50% off books within this promotion cannot be paired with other offers or coupons.


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