Buy a Nook, get a $50 B&N gift card

Considering an ebook reader, are ya? Well, Barnes and Noble is starting a new promo that might just cause you to lean towards the Nook. Starting today and running to the end of June, buy a Nook and B&N will give you a $50 gift card to spend in its ebook store. It doesn’t matter if you order a Nook off the web, or pick one up at a Barnes and Noble store or Best Buy location. All of them qualify for the $50 gift card.

Barnes & Noble Offers Free $50 Gift Card with
Any NOOK™ eBook Reader Purchase

Dads, Grads and Book Lovers Can Redeem Barnes & Noble Gift Card to
Begin Building Their Digital Library

New York, New York – June 2, 2010 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, announced a special promotion that offers a free $50 Barnes & Noble gift card with any NOOK eBook Reader purchase to help dad, grad or any book lover get their eBook library off to a great start.

With its immersive, enjoyable eReading experience, great design and features, NOOK is the perfect gift for dads, graduates and anyone who loves to read. Beginning today through the end of June, Barnes & Noble will immediately provide a free $50 Barnes & Noble gift card with all $259 purchases of NOOK at Barnes & Noble and Best Buy stores across the country, and Recipients can instantly stock up on their favorite digital reads, choosing from more than one million eBooks, magazines and newspapers in the expansive Barnes & Noble eBookstore, and they can sample eBooks for free. More information on this promotion is available at the NOOK counter at Barnes & Noble stores or

A stylish designer accessory is another great gift idea for dads, grads and NOOK customers who want to show their style this summer. Customers can choose from a range of classic and colorful accessories designed exclusively for NOOK by renowned designers kate spade new york, Jack Spade, Jonathan Adler, Tahari and others.

“Customers new to NOOK will love the wonderful reading experience on their award-winning eBook Reader,” said Sasha Norkin, Vice President, Acquisition Marketing for Barnes & “With this exciting offer, they’ll also get a jumpstart on building their digital library, using their free $50 Barnes & Noble gift card to choose from a vast catalog of eBooks, periodicals and our beautiful accessories line. It’s the perfect way to kick off a summer of great reading anytime, anywhere.”