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Harry Potter EBooks Available For The First Time On NOOK® By Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. ( NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the highly-anticipated eBook editions of J.K. Rowling’s bestselling Harry Potter stories are now available to buy for the first time ever at the Pottermore Shop through BN.com and NOOK starting today. All seven titles in the Harry Potter series, plus a complete set, can be instantly downloaded to Barnes & Noble’s full portfolio of NOOK devices including the award-winning NOOK Tablet™, NOOK Color™ and NOOK Simple Touch™, as well as to the free NOOK Reading Apps™. NOOK customers can purchase the Harry Potter eBooks at the Pottermore Shop by visiting nook.com/harrypotter.

Pottermore is a unique and free-to-use online experience, built around the Harry Potter books, created for a new digital generation of readers who can explore, share and participate in the stories, showcase their creativity and discover new information about the world of Harry Potter from J.K. Rowling herself.

“We are thrilled to bring the wonderful world of Harry Potter to our NOOK customers,” said Jim Hilt, Vice President of eBooks for Barnes & Noble. “By offering the NOOK editions of this popular series, long-time fans and first-time readers can experience the magic of Harry Potter in a new, exciting way and read what they love, anywhere they like on NOOK.”

In the coming weeks and months, Barnes & Noble will continue to bring the excitement of Harry Potter and Pottermore to fans young and old as even more books are added, more content from J.K. Rowling is featured and more activities come online.

Barnes & Noble invites customers to experience the series again or discover it for the first time as part of its free exclusive Read In Store™ program. When customers visit any of Barnes & Noble’s nearly 700 stores with their NOOK, they can connect to free and fast Wi-Fi ® and browse complete Harry Potter eBooks for free through the innovative Read In Store program available only at Barnes & Noble. While in stores, fans can also pick up DVDs of all eight Harry Potter books, as well as toys, games and gifts.

Barnes & Noble offers always free in-store NOOK support for customers to set up and learn how to use their new device face-to-face with friendly neighborhood NOOKsellers. Experience NOOK at any Barnes & Noble bookstore or at www.nook.com.

About NOOK ® from Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble's NOOK brand of eReading products makes it easy to read what you love, anywhere you like™ with a fun, easy-to-use and immersive digital reading experience. With NOOK, customers gain access to Barnes & Noble's expansive NOOK Store of more than 2.5 million digital titles, and the ability to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices. NOOK Tablet is Barnes & Noble’s fastest, lightest tablet with the best in entertainment from top services and everything you want in a tablet at a great value ($199 for NOOK Tablet – 8GB, and $249 for NOOK Tablet – 16GB). Both NOOK Tablet and the award-winning NOOK Color ($169) feature a stunning 7-inch VividView Color Touchscreen to read all of the content you love, shop popular apps, connect via email, browse the Web and more. The NOOK Simple Touch ($99) is the fastest, easiest to use reader with the world’s best reading screen and the longest battery life. Barnes & Noble offers NOOK owners Always Free NOOK Support in any of its nearly 700 bookstores, as well as free Wi-Fi ® connectivity to enjoy the Read In Store feature to read NOOK Books for free, and the More In Store program, which offers free, exclusive content and special promotions. Barnes & Noble was the first company to offer digital lending for a wide selection of books through its LendMe ® technology, available through NOOK eReading products. Find NOOK devices in Barnes & Noble stores and online at www.BN.com, as well as at Best Buy, Walmart, Staples, Target, Radio Shack, Books-A-Million, OfficeMax, Fred Meyer, P.C. Richard & Son stores, Office Depot, Fry’s Electronics and Systemax Inc. retailers.

In addition to NOOK devices, Barnes & Noble makes it easy for customers to enjoy any book, anytime, anywhere with its FREE NOOK Reading Apps , available at www.nook.com/freenookapps. Customers can use Barnes & Noble's free eReading software to access and read books from their personal Barnes & Noble digital library on devices including iPad , iPhone ®, iPod touch ®, Android smartphones and tablets, PC and Mac ®. Lifetime Library™ helps ensure that Barnes & Noble customers will always be able to access their digital libraries on NOOK products and software-enabled devices and BN.com. Barnes & Noble also offers NOOK Study ( www.nookstudy.com), an innovative study platform and software solution for higher education, NOOK Kids™ ( www.nookkids.com), a collection of digital picture and chapter books for children, and NOOK Books en español ( http://www.barnesandnoble.com/ebooksenespanol), the first-ever Spanish language digital bookstore in the United States.

For more information on NOOK devices and eReading software, updates, new NOOK Book releases, Free Friday NOOK Books and more, follow us on www.twitter.com/nookBN and www.facebook.com/NOOK.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 691 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 641 college bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through BN.com ( www.bn.com), one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ ( www.bn.com/ebooks). Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK™ eReading product offering, customers can buy and read digital books and content on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK devices, partner company products, and the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software. Barnes & Noble is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associated 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named.

General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com.

NOOK ®, NOOK Tablet ,NOOK Simple Touch , NOOK 1 st Edition , NOOK 1 st Edition Wi-Fi , NOOK Color , Reader’s Tablet , PagePerfect , Best-Text , Fast Page , NOOK Books , NOOK Store , NOOK Bookstore , NOOK Newsstand , NOOK Magazines , VividView , ArticleView , NOOK Newspapers , NOOK Comics , NOOK Cloud , NOOK Apps ,FREE NOOK Reading Apps , PubIt! , NOOK Discover , NOOK Kids , Read and Play , Read to Me , Read and Record , NOOK Digital Shop , Read In Store , More In Store , NOOK Friends , LendMe ®,NOOK Library , NOOKBoutiques , The Barnes & Noble Promise , NOOK Books en español , NOOK Study , Free Friday , Lifetime Library and Read What You Love. Anywhere You Like are trademarks of Barnes & Noble, Inc. Other trademarks referenced in this release are the property of their respective owners.

Follow Barnes & Noble on Twitter ( www.bn.com/twitter), Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/barnesandnoble) and YouTube ( http://www.youtube.com/user/bnstudio).

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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