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NOOK kids – Finally!!

I love the idea of an electronic reader, but none of them seem very exciting to me with children’s books until now. Oh, hear me swoon! This mama needs a NOOKcolor! Barnes & Noble Brings Storytime to Life with NOOK kids™ Breakthrough Digital Reading Experience for Children Largest and Growing Digital Collection of Interactive, Colorful Children’s Picture and Chapter Books NOOK kids Debuts on Barnes & Noble’s New NOOKcolor™, The Ultimate Reading Experience [iframe http://www.youtube.com/embed/Dmdhszd88Ks 599 367] New York, New York – October 26, 2010 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, and a trusted resource for parents and educators, today announced NOOK kids, the state-of-the-art digital reading experience for children. NOOK kids is the first-ever platform to offer the largest and growing collection of nearly 12,000 popular children’s picture and chapter books in an enhanced and engaging digital format.  From beloved children’s classics to new. . .

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Barnes & Noble introduces NOOKcolor

Have you been listening? Mama needs a nook! Well now, this mama needs a NOOKcolor!!! Barnes & Noble Introduces NOOKcolor™, The Ultimate Reading Experience First-Ever Reader’s Tablet with Full-Color Touchscreen and Wireless Access Enhanced Graphic Books, Magazines, Newspapers and Interactive Children’s Books Amazingly Thin and Portable The Most Social Reading Device Ever Built: Lend, Borrow and Share with Friends Pre-Order NOOKcolor for $249 at NOOKcolor.com and in Barnes & Noble Stores, Touch the Future of Reading™ Beginning in November New York, New York – October 26, 2010 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller, today announced the launch of NOOKcolor by Barnes & Noble, the ultimate reading experience – the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet that delivers digital books, magazines, newspapers and children’s books in immersive, gorgeous color, and all in one beautiful, thin and highly portable device. NOOKcolor is now available for $249 for pre-order. . .

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Emily’s Chance by Sharon Gillenwater

mily Rose may be in the tiny West Texas town of Callahan Crossing for the moment, but it’s just a rung on her ladder to success. Her work at the Callahan Crossing historical society will look good on her ever-growing resume as she attempts to break into the prestigious world of a big city museum curator.

Little does she know cowboy and contractor Chance Callahan has decided that he can convince her to stay—both with the town and with him. As he helps Emily restore the town’s history after a devastating fire, he also helps her uncover her own hidden worth and the value of love.

The second book in The Callahans of Texas series, Emily’s Chance is a heartwarming story of letting love take the lead.

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The Princeling by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Elizabeth I is on the throne and Protestantism is sweeping the land, threatening the position of the Catholic Morlands. John, the heir, rides north to the untamed Borderlands to wed the daughter of cattle lord Black Will Percy. But he finds he must first prove himself through blood and battle. John’s gentle sister Lettice is given in marriage to the ruthless Scottish baron, Lord Robert Hamilton, and in the treacherous court of Mary, Queen of Scots, she learns the fierce lessons of survival. Through birth and death, love and hatred, the Morlands fight to maintain their place amongst England’s aristocracy.

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NOOKStudy – Barnes & Noble Textbooks – New, Used, Rental & Digital

Barnes & Noble Becomes the First and Only Major Online Retailer to Give College Students Textbooks Any Way They Want Them – New, Used, Rental and Digital BN.com Expands Textbook Offering with Convenient, Cost-Effective Rental Option NOOKstudy™ Innovative Study Platform and Software Now Available to Enable Easy eTextbook and Digital Content Management Great Savings for Students – From 30% to 90% on Various Formats New York, New York – August 3, 2010 – As college students prepare for fall semester, Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest bookseller and a pioneer in college bookselling, is the first and only major online retailer offering higher education students four textbook options – new, used, rental and digital formats.  This comes as Barnes & Noble today introduced a textbook rental service through BN.com, making the company the first full-service textbook provider to launch such an offering. Today, the company also made. . .

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The God Hater by Bill Myers

A cranky philosophy professor who loves to shred the faith of incoming freshmen is asked by a group of scientists to create a philosophy for a computer-generated world exactly like ours. But when every attempt fails, he realizes that the only way to save the computer world is to create a character like himself to personally explain the rules that govern their society. After a rival releases a virus into the virtual community, the professor must program himself into a computer-generated world in order to save society from a computer virus – and its own immorality.

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