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Readers are Invited to the Barnes & Noble Book Club Discussion in
their Local Store on Tuesday, June 11 at 7 PM

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail
bookseller, today announced The Guest Book by Sarah Blake as the
May 2019 selection for the Barnes & Noble Book Club, a monthly book club
designed to bring readers in communities across the country together to
discuss the most compelling books. Barnes & Noble is selling a special
Exclusive Book Club Edition of The Guest Book as well as hosting
a free Book Club night for customers to discuss the novel in stores
across the country on Tuesday, June 11, at 7 PM local time. Customers
can buy the book starting today and sign up for the Book Club in their
local store or online at BN.com.

“We’re so excited to name Sarah Blake’s riveting, multi-generational
novel The Guest Book as our May Book Club Selection,” said Liz
Harwell, Senior Director of Merchandising, Trade Books at Barnes &
Noble. “This ambitious and timely work will make for compelling
discussion in our stores, and Sarah Blake’s exclusive essay for Barnes &
Noble will give readers insight into what motivated her to tell the
story of this distinctly American family.”

In Sarah Blake’s The Guest Book, an American family navigates a
rapidly changing world in an unforgettable story of secrets and
betrayals, loyalty and legacy. The B&N Exclusive Edition of The
Guest Book
contains a special Reading Group Guide, and a
behind-the-scenes essay from Sarah Blake. Customers can buy the book now
on BN.com,
or at their local Barnes & Noble.

Barnes & Noble will hold Book Club discussions on Tuesday, June 11, at 7
PM, about one month after the book goes on sale. Customers can sign up
to attend the discussion online at: BN.com/bnbookclub.

Previous Barnes & Noble Book Club selections include: The Female
Persuasion
by Meg Wolitzer, Clock Dance by Anne Tyler, An
Absolutely Remarkable Thing
by Hank Green, The Only Woman in the
Room
by Marie Benedict, The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin, The
Island of Sea Women
by Lisa See, and Lost Roses by Martha
Hall Kelly.

For more details, customers can ask one of their local, knowledgeable
Barnes & Noble booksellers, or check the Barnes
& Noble Store Locator
for event information. They can also join
the conversation on TwitterInstagramPinterest,
Snapchat (bnsnaps) and Facebook,
using hashtag #BNBookClub.

About Barnes & Noble, Inc.

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS) is the world’s largest retail
bookseller, and a leading retailer of content, digital media and
educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores
in 50 states, and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites, BN.com (www.bn.com). The
Nook Digital business offers a lineup of popular NOOK®
tablets and eReaders and an expansive collection of digital reading and
entertainment content through the NOOK Store®. The NOOK Store
(www.nook.com)
features digital books, periodicals and comics, and offers the ability
to enjoy content across a wide array of popular devices through Free
NOOK Reading Apps available for Android, iOS®
and Windows®.

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Contacts

Mary Ellen Keating
Senior Vice President
Corporate
Communications
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3323
[email protected]

Alex Ortolani
Director
Corporate Communications
Barnes &
Noble, Inc.
(212) 633-3379
[email protected]