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Books are the New Superheroes: Reading is the Antidote to Holiday Stress

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Barnes and Noble recently did an independent survey on reading habits, and it turns out that the day before Thanksgiving is the busiest reading day of the year! Many of us leaf through the pages of our favorite novels over the Thanksgiving holiday season to relax. Reading also makes traveling better, with over 75% of the American population finishing one book, magazine, or other literary publication over the holiday travels. If you thought reading couldn’t possibly get any better after all that, the survey also revealed that one-in-four Americans will bring along a book to avoid awkward family situations. We’ve all been there (let’s be honest here, folks), but admittedly, bringing along a book for that exact purpose might be a new…

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Barnes & Noble Kitchen: Bookseller’s Perfect Pairing of Books and Food is Our New Favorite Thing

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What goes better with a good book than food (other than a little wine)? Barnes & Noble Kitchen is answering the call of the new wave literati and pairing its bookstores with a variety of food choices for book-loving foodies in four major U.S. cities. This week, the retail chain opened up the fourth Barnes & Noble Kitchen in Plano, Texas. – Like its predecessors, this one comes with a full-service bar, and restaurant serving American cuisine like grilled salmon, salads and hamburgers. Unlike the Starbucks Café in traditional Barnes & Noble’s bookstores, the ‘Kitchens’ are fairly upscale and serve a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. In an interview with Dallas News, Chef Robbie Nowlin said they’re working to expand…

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12 Black Friday Deals for Every Book Lover

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Black Friday has arrived, and you’re geared up for battle. You’re wearing your most comfortable shoes, your bag-stuffable jacket, and your pants with the best back-pocket wallet access. Your shopping senses may already be tingling, but we went ahead and scoured the depths of the internet for the very best Black Friday deals for every book lover in your life. Check ‘em out below: For the technologically challenged book lover: Barnes & Noble’s NOOK GlowLight Plus & NOOK by Samsung 7.0 Tablet $99 each! Find out more at Barnes & Noble.  For the gym bunny who owns every Jillian Michaels book: Walmart Fitbit Flex for $59! Find out more here. For the music lover: Walmart VIZIO 38” Bluetooth Soundbar for…

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