valentines_sweeps_410x410.jpgAs a NOOK Blog reader, I’m guessing that you love to read. And readers usually come in packs—so I bet you have a lot of friends who love to read, too. They also probably love to watch movies & TV, and use all the latest apps. If that sounds like someone you know, you should enter our new Facebook Sweepstakes.

 

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re giving away two great prize packages—a pair of NOOK HD Tablets (1st prize) or a pair of NOOK Simple Touch Readers (2nd prize). In other words—one to give to the one you love, and one to keep for yourself.

 

Click here for details, and good luck!

 

NOTE: Please use the desktop version of Facebook to access this entry form.

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friends.and.family.feb.2013.jpgNow through February 14, 2013, get a FREE $30 B&N Gift Card when you buy NOOK HD or NOOK HD+ online or in stores.

 

There are lots of great reasons to take advantage of our new offer. For starters, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Your loved ones like books, magazines, apps and movies, right? And what about you? It’s been a long winter and you’ve been eyeing a new NOOK. Isn’t it time to treat yourself?

 

It’s super easy to get this special offer—either enter online coupon code E7V3J9V or get the B&N in-store coupon here.

 

 

 


Tell Me: What would you download first with a $30 B&N Gift Card?


 

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I’m excited to introduce NOOK Blog readers to the two newest tablets in the NOOK Family: NOOK HD and NOOK HD+.

 

NOOK HD is the lightest and highest resolution 7” HD tablet ever. Not to be outdone, NOOK HD+ is the lightest Full HD tablet ever, with a brilliant 9” HD display that magazine and movie lovers will adore.

 

NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ were specifically designed to make reading and entertainment as good as it can be. With crisp text, breathtaking images and life-like graphics, NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ let you enjoy books, magazines, movies, TV shows and apps like never before.

 

NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ are also the first tablets ever designed for both personal use and the whole family to share. It’s like having multiple tablets in one! Individual profiles instantly personalize your NOOK for each member of the family so that everyone can enjoy their very own library.

 

Our newly expanded NOOK Store offers more than three million books, magazines, newspapers, comics and kids’ books – with over 1 million titles free.  We’ve also got all the top apps, including an unbeatable selection of learning apps for kids. And only The NOOK Store provides helpful age recommendations for parents and lets you browse by subject area to find the perfect app for your child.

 

With our brand new NOOK Video Store and NOOK Catalog content, NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ offer incredible reading and entertainment like never seen before.

 

Starting at only $199 for NOOK HD and $269 for NOOK HD+, both products deliver an amazing value, with no annoying ads and a power cord included.

 

Both are available for pre-order at www.nook.com and Barnes & Noble stores for you to enjoy beginning in early November.

 

Learn all about them here.

 

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Get Started on NOOK for Web with 6 Free Bestsellers!

 

 

NOOK readers now have a new way to read instantly - and 6 great free books to get started!

 

 

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With the addition of DC Entertainment content Barnes & Noble is also introducing Zoom View, an all-new NOOK Comics feature designed for NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color. Zoom View allows readers to focus in on individual panels in graphic novels and comics, allowing you to fully enjoy the stunning artwork and compelling storytelling that brings this genre to life. Zoom View will be immediately available on all DC Entertainment titles.

 

NOTE: Zoom View requires an update to the current NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color software. The free software update, version 1.4.3, is available for download today at www.nook.com/tablet/update or www.nookcolor.com/update. A free over-the-air (OTA) update requiring no action from customers will begin rolling out to customers via Wi-Fi starting June 27.

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Are you among the nearly half of Americans who have gone to sleep annoyed because your significant other was reading with a light on? Thanks to our newest member of the NOOK family— NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLightTM —you’ll never have that problem again. Starting today, you can pre-order the first and only Reader designed to make bedtime reading perfect, online and in-stores. Learn more about our newest NOOK here.

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Attention Muggles! The moment you’ve been waiting for is here. Starting today, NOOK editions of all seven Harry Potter novels are available for purchase from the Pottermore Shop. You can now enjoy all of the adventures on NOOK—from the early days of Hogwarts, through the very last page of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

 

Wondering how to download these brand new NOOK Books from the Pottermore Shop? Check out this link to learn more.

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The NOOK Comics Store now features nearly 100 of Dark Horses's top titles, like Mass Effect, Hellboy, Star Wars, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Serenity, Sin City and more!

 

Start shopping here for your favorite title now.

 

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We’re really excited to welcome another member to the NOOK family: NOOK Tablet – 8GB* is available starting today for just $199 online and in-stores. This new version of our fastest and lightest tablet offers the great features of our top-selling NOOK Tablet – 16GB, but with 8GB of on-board memory, 512MB of RAM and a lower cost.

 

For all of the details on this exciting new NOOK Tablet – 8GB, please read our full press release here.

 

*5GB for content, of which 1GB is reserved for NOOK Store content

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I’m excited to let you know that starting today, NOOK Color owners have access to firmware version 1.4.1, our largest software update ever, that makes the award winning NOOK Color even better. With over 100 feature enhancements, you’ll now be able to access top video and music services, even more popular apps, NOOK Comics™ including your favorites from Marvel Comics, and so much more.

 

In addition, the software update makes it easier than ever to find great new content with a new, enhanced shop experience.  With just a tap, you can shop the redesigned NOOK Store to find your next great read, kids’ book, newsstand title or app—plus get recommendations. And in response to customer feedback, you can now read books in both portrait or landscape and adjust the text with even more font sizes to choose from. These are just some of the new, exciting features to enjoy on NOOK Color with our v1.4.1 software update—read our full press release here.   

 

You can sideload the update here immediately at no cost: www.nookcolor.com/update. The free over the air (OTA) delivery to customers connected to Wi-Fi begins this week.

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