Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that Twelve Days from Teresa Hill’s The McRaes series will be featured as the latest pick for “Barnes & Noble Spotlight” ( www.bn.com/spotlight), a NOOK Book ™ program that features great writers at irresistible prices. Twice a month, Barnes & Noble Spotlight picks an author of a popular or breakout series from various genres and offers one of their titles at a special price, helping NOOK ® readers discover new authors and dive into an exciting series for a wallet-friendly price. From October 6 through October 19, Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Bookstore will offer Twelve Days from the bestselling The McRaes series for only 99 cents. Twelve days before Christmas, Rachel McRae opens her front door and a social worker puts a baby in her arms—one who comes with a four-year-old boy and an eleven-year-old girl—siblings abandoned and in need of a temporary home. Rachel and her husband, Sam, have long dreamed of a house filled with children, but that dream that has led them to repeated heartbreak. Now, as their marriage hangs in the balance, Rachel and Sam reluctantly take the children in, but just until after Christmas. They will do their best not to fall in love with them, and not to get their hopes up that this time a miracle will happen. Teresa Hill is the USA Today bestselling author of The McRae series. Critically acclaimed for her contemporary romance novels, Teresa has been nominated three times for the prestigious Romance Writers of America RITA Award. Spotlight features titles from different genres including popular romance, young adult and fiction. Customers who “like” NOOK on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/nook) and follow NOOK on Twitter ( www.twitter.com/nookbn) will be among the first to hear about the Spotlight picks. NOOK Books that are featured in Barnes & Noble Spotlight, along with the more than 3 million other NOOK Books, magazines and newspapers available, can be purchased and read on the award-winning NOOK line of devices. All NOOK Books can also be read through a range of free NOOK reading apps available for iPad ™, iPhone ®, Android, Mac ® and PC, and can be downloaded at www.bn.com/freenookapps. About Barnes & Noble, Inc. Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, operates 689 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 667 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 3 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 Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Barnes & Noble.com is ranked the number one online retailer in customer satisfaction in the book, music and video category and a Top 10 online retailer overall in customer satisfaction according to ForeSee E-Retail Satisfaction Index (Spring Top 100 Edition). General information on Barnes & Noble, Inc. can be obtained via the Internet by visiting the company's corporate website: www.barnesandnobleinc.com. NOOK®, NOOK® HD, NOOK® HD+, NOOK Tablet™, NOOK Simple Touch™ with GlowLight™, NOOK Simple Touch™, NOOK Color™, Reader’s Tablet™, Best-Text™ Technology, VividView™, PagePerfect™, NOOK Store™, NOOK Bookstore™, NOOK Book™, NOOK Newsstand™, NOOK Magazine™, NOOK Newspaper™, NOOK Apps™, FREE NOOK Reading Apps™, NOOK Kids™, NOOK Digital Shop™, NOOK Cloud™, NOOK® for Web, Read In Store™, More In Store™, LendMe®, NOOK Books en español™, NOOK Study™, NOOK Library™, 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.