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Barnes & Noble Picks Best Books by Big Authors This Fall-2014

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Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the list of must-have books for the Fall and fast-approaching Holiday season. This year’s list features the best new books by the biggest authors and booksellers across the country are ready to help customers experience the joy of finding the perfect gifts for everyone in the family at Barnes & Noble. With new books from the biggest authors, like John Grisham, Bill O’Reilly, George W. Bush, Michael Connelly, Rick Riordan, Jeff Kinney, Ina Garten and many more coming this Fall, customers are already visiting their local Barnes & Noble stores, BN.com and NOOK.com to purchase and pre-order the latest print and digital titles from their favorite authors.
 
“Everyone at Barnes & Noble is excited about the fantastic lineup of books as we head into the Fall and Holiday shopping season,” said Jaime Carey, Chief Merchandising Officer, Barnes & Noble. “Our booksellers are ready to help customers find their next great read and to help them find the perfect gifts for everyone in the family at Barnes & Noble.”
 
Some of this season’s highlights include new works from big authors like Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson, Gray Mountain by John Grisham, World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin, Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten and 41: A Portrait of My Father by George W. Bush.
 
Key titles for kids this fall include Blood of Olympus (Heroes of Olympus Series #5) by Rick Riordan,Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection by Scholastic and Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #9) by Jeff Kinney, while teens will love The Walled City by Ryan Graudin and Lost by James Patterson plus many more upcoming titles from the biggest authors.
 
Following are monthly lists of top adult, kids and teen picks from Barnes & Noble’s booksellers for the Fall and Holiday season:
 
This Season’s Best Books for Adults
 
On Sale Now/Coming in September

  • Station Eleven: A Novel by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
  • Adultery by Paulo Coelho
  • Edge of Eternity: Book Three of The Century Trilogy by Ken Follett
  • Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life’s Richesby Steve Harvey
  • Personal (Jack Reacher Series #19) by Lee Child
  • Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: The New Mitford Novel by Jan Karon
  • Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
  • What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
  • Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II’s Most Audacious General by Bill O’Reilly
  • Burn (Michael Bennett Series #7) by James Patterson (Release date: September 29)
  • You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner by Joel Osteen (Release date:September 30)
  • Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” by Lena Dunham (Release date: September 30)

 
Coming in October

  • Lila: A Novel by Marilynne Robinson (Release date: October 7)
  • Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace by Leon Panetta (Release date:October 7)
  • Deadline (Virgil Flowers Series #8) by John Sandford (Release date: October 7)
  • The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolutionby Walter Isaacson (Release date: October 7)
  • Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Release date: October 14)
  • Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris (Release date:October 14)
  • Gray Mountain by John Grisham (Release date: October 21)
  • Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten (Release date: October 28)
  • World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin (Release date: October 28)
  • Prince Lestat (Vampire Chronicles Series #11) by Anne Rice (Release date: October 28)
  • Yes Please by Amy Poehler (Release date: October 28)
  • Dreamers and Deceivers: True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America by Glenn Beck (Release date: October 28)
  • Maeve’s Times: In Her Own Words by Maeve Binchy (Release date: October 28)
  • Havana Storm by Clive Cussler (Release date: October 28)
  • Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou by Maya Angelou (Release date: October 28)

 
New in November

  • Burning Room (Harry Bosch Series #19) by Michael Connelly (Release date: November 3)
  • No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy SEAL by Mark Owen (Release date: November 10)
  • Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014 by Alice Munro (Release date: November 11)
  • Revival: A Novel by Stephen King (Release date: November 11)
  • Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston (Release date: November 11)
  • Flesh and Blood: A Scarpetta Novel by Patricia Cornwell (Release date: November 11)
  • 41: A Portrait of My Father by George W. Bush (Release date: November 11)
  • Escape (John Puller Series #3) by David Baldacci (Release date: November 18)
  • Job (Fox and O’Hare Series #3) by Janet Evanovich (Release date: November 18)
  • Cinderella Murder: An Under Suspicion Novel by Mary Higgins Clark (Release date: November 18)
  • Hope to Die by James Patterson (Release date: November 24)
  • Betrayed (Rosato & Associates Series #13) by Lisa Scottoline (Release date: November 25)

 
New in December

  • The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami (Release date: December 2)
  • Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect by Mark Greaney (Release date: December 2)

 
Still in Demand this Fall

  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future by Ben Carson
  • Written in My Own Heart’s Blood (Outlander Series #8) by Diana Gabaldon
  • Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton

 
Page to Screen: Read it Before You See It
Barnes & Noble bookseller picks for the must-read books coming to theaters:

  • Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  • Fifty Shades of Grey (Fifty Shades Trilogy #1) by E L James

 
The Season’s Best Books for Kids and Teens
 
On Sale Now/Coming in September
Kids:

  • Danger Down the Nile (Barnes & Noble Edition) (Treasure Hunters Series #2) by James Patterson
  • Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First Guitar by Keith Richards
  • Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more Lost Stories by Dr. Seuss
  • Contract by Derek Jeter
  • Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak (Release date: September 30)
  • Tales from a Not-So-Happily Ever After (Dork Diaries Series #8) by Rachel Rene Russell (Release date: September 30)
  • Minecraft: Construction Handbook: An Official Mojang Book by Scholastic (Release date:September 30)

Teens:

  • Infinite Sea (5th Wave Series #2) by Rick Yancey
  • Afterworlds (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Scott Westerfeld
  • Hunger Games Box Set: Foil Edition by Suzanne Collins (Release date: September 30)

 
Coming in October
Kids:

  • Blood of Olympus (B&N Exclusive Edition) (Heroes of Olympus Series #5) by Rick Riordan (Release date: October 7)
  • Star Wars The Adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight by Tony DiTerlizzi (Release date:October 7)
  • Little Humans by Brandon Stanton (Release date: October 7)
  • Minecraft: The Complete Handbook Collection by Scholastic (Release date: October 21)
  • Frozen Hide-and-Hug Olaf: A Fun Family Experience! by Kevin Lewis (Release date: October 28)
  • Timmy Failure: We Meet Again by Stephan Pastis (Release date: October 28)

Teens:

  • Endgame: The Calling by James Frey (Release date: October 7)
  • The Ice Dragon by George R. R. Martin (Release date: October 21)
  • Atlantia by Ally Condie (Release date: October 28)

 
New in November
Kids:

  • Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #9) by Jeff Kinney (Release date: November 4)
  • Paddington (B&N Edition) by Michael Bond (Release date: November 4)
  • House of Robots by James Patterson (Release date: November 24)

Teens:

  • The Walled City by Ryan Graudin (Release date: November 4)
  • Unbroken (The Young Adult Adaptation): An Olympian’s Journey from Airman to Castaway to Captive by Laura Hillenbrand (Release date: November 11)
  • Bane Chronicles by Cassandra Clare (Release date: November 11)
  • Autumn Falls by Bella Thorne (Release date: November 11)

 
New in December
Teens:

  • Pretty Little Liars #16: Vicious by Sara Shepard (Release date: December 2)
  • Gathering Darkness: A Falling Kingdoms Novel by Morgan Rhodes (Release date: December 9)
  • Lost by James Patterson (Release date: December 15)

 
Still in Demand this Fall for Kids and Teens
Kids:

  • Wonder by R. J. Palacio
  • The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
  • Pigeon Needs a Bath! By Mo Willems

Teens:

  • City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments Series #6) by Cassandra Clare
  • Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth

 
Page to Screen: Teens
Barnes & Noble bookseller picks for Teen must-read titles newly released on DVD, coming soon on DVD and coming to theaters:

  • Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
  • Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games): Foil Edition and Movie Tie-in Edition by Suzanne Collins
  • Maze Runner (Maze Runner Series #1) (MTI) (Exclusive Edition) by James Dashner
  • If I Stay by Gayle Forman
  • The Fault in Our Stars and The Fault in Our Stars (B&N Exclusive Edition) by John Green
  • Paper Towns by John Green
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • Sold by Patricia McCormick
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  • Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  • The Alchemyst Exclusive Collector’s Edition (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel #1)by Michael Scott
  • Unwind (Unwind Dystology Series #1) by Neal Shusterman
  • Insurgent (Divergent Series #2) by Veronica Roth
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
  • Uglies (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Scott Westerfeld
  • 5th Wave (5th Wave Series #1) by Rick Yancey

 
Customers are invited to browse the Fall and Holiday book list, as well as all the other great gift items Barnes & Noble has to offer, at any of Barnes & Noble’s more than 650 stores nationwide or online atwww.bn.com.  Digital versions of all books are also available on the award-winning NOOK line of eReaders and Tablets, including the new Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 NOOK® – the first full-featured android tablet optimized for readers (www.nook.com).
 
And for even greater value, customers are invited to join the Barnes & Noble Member program. Designed for Barnes & Noble’s most loyal customers, the Barnes & Noble Membership program gives Members 40% off all hardcover bestsellers and 10% off virtually everything else in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the year. Members also benefit from free express shipping on all online purchases at BN.com and receive exclusive savings offers throughout the year. The annual fee is only $25. 
 
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