Barnes & Noble

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, the New York-based bookseller, formed a partnership with

Court TV

to promote the network's new series "America's Crime Writers: Murder They Wrote."

The new series premieres on Court TV in the fourth quarter and will feature best-selling authors James Ellroy, Faye Kellerman, Jonathan Kellerman, Lisa Scottoline and Michael Connolly.

Court TV will air promotional spots and create custom on-air graphics, which will direct viewers to Barnes & Noble and Barnes&Noble.com to learn more about the writers and to purchase their books. Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will promote the series and the authors' books.

Shares of Barnes & Noble were adding 25 cents to $46.09 Monday.

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