Nook owners to get $100 in free books, study guides

Nook owners to get $100 in free books, study guides

Summary: Got a Nook and want some free books? Barnes and Noble has your deal.

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Potential Nook owners have another reason to head towards the Barnes and Noble camp. Barnes and Noble is offering buyers of the Nook a dozen free classics as well as study guides as a part of its back-to-school promotion. The deal, which includes titles like Crime and Punishment, and The Portrait of the Artist As A Young Man runs until October 31st, and in B&N's conception, is worth $100. Of course, even if you ignore the fact that such titles are often available for free elsewhere, the deal still includes offerings like the Spark Notes companions to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and Richard III - not to mention NOOK Study's 50 Survival Tips: How to Win at College. So maybe it's not the greatest deal. But free is free, right?

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  • RE: Nook owners to get $100 in free books, study guides

    ...Why would you need Spark Notes for a Harry Potter book?
    Aerowind
    • RE: Nook owners to get $100 in free books, study guides

      @Aerowind: My thought too. Obviously you're not an American either <grin> ! Mind you, what would be so hard about Richard III, assuming you had a half-way good teacher!
      LeMike
  • Only if you BUY a Nook

    Doesn't apply if you already have a Nook like the headline and summary imply.
    azjerry
    • RE: Nook owners to get $100 in free books, study guides

      @azjerry
      As the article stated
      [i] even if you ignore the fact that such titles are often available for free elsewhere[/i]

      You can get the same deal without buying a Nook by getting them from Project Gutenburg. Although you'd have to buy the study guides, which are around $6-8USD each, so not that much if they're even worth reading in the first place.
      BrewmanNH