Barnes & Noble is the Destination to Shop for Dads & Grads This Season

By Staff Reports

(Victorville)– Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world’s largest retail bookseller, announced a wide and unique selection of books and gifts for Dads & Grads, including special offers and exclusive editions. Customers shopping for Dads will find 20%-30% off the latest books, including well-known authors and subjects ranging from history to sports. In addition, Barnes & Noble stores nationwide will host a special Father’s Day Storytime on Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. For graduates in the family, Barnes & Noble has exclusive edition books for all ages, ranging from sage wisdom to fun and inspiring stories for kids. To browse selections, visit, and find inspiring gifts for graduates at

“Barnes & Noble is the destination to shop for Dads and Grads this season, with an expertly curated selection of bestselling books and unique gifts you can’t find anywhere else,” said Tim Mantel, Chief Merchandising Officer at Barnes & Noble. “Whether shopping for the latest books in current affairs, history, thrillers, and sports, or a Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition to congratulate a graduate, our booksellers will help you find the perfect gift.”

30% off New Releases for Dad

Barnes & Noble has the hottest new releases that Dads either may have on their wish list, or don’t even know about yet. New books at 30% off include the latest from award-winning historians Rick Atkinson, withThe British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777, and David McCullough, with a Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition of The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West. Titles also include riveting new thrillers such as David Baldacci’s Redemptionand John Sandford’s Neon Prey, as well as the latest from radio legend Howard Stern, Howard Stern Comes Again.

20% Off Select Father’s Day Titles, Plus Special Offers with Purchase

Customers shopping Barnes & Noble’s curated selection of Father’s Day books get 20% off every book, as well as the chance to get the crowd-pleasing Dad Jokes: Groan-Worthy Quips, Puns, and Almost-Funny Gags, for just $4.99 in stores and online.

Bestselling books in the selection include revealing stories, such as an inside look at Kiss legend Paul Stanley’s life in Backstage Pass, and the history of Dr. Seuss in Becoming Dr. Seuss: Theodor Geisel and the Making of an American Imagination. There are also amazing stories of adventure and grit, with Douglas Brinkley’s book about the first moon landing, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, James Patterson’s golfing novel Miracle at St. Andrews, and the Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition of football legend Joe Namath’s All the Way: Football, Fame, and Redemption.

For families with both Dads & Grads, Barnes & Noble has a special offer on the books of Admiral William H. McRaven, the ninth commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command. If customers purchase Admiral McRaven’s new book about his amazing stories of adventure during his career as a Navy SEAL, Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations, they can also get the bestselling book based on his commencement address, Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life…And Maybe the World, for 50% off.

Father’s Day Storytime

Barnes & Noble stores across the country will also be hosting a special Father’s Day Storytime on Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. Storytimes will feature the bestselling book Hop on Pop, by Dr. Seuss, with activity sheets and stickers for kids. Customers can check their local store for event information at the Barnes & Noble Store Locator.

Words of Wisdom for Graduates of All Ages

Barnes & Noble has a host of new and insightful books to help graduates of all ages in their next steps. New releases include words of irreverent wisdom from famous blogger Mark Manson, Everything Is F*cked: A Book about Hope, as well as inspiring words from bestselling author Rachel Hollis, with the Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition of Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals. Booksellers will also recommend the latest from New York Timescolumnist David Brooks, titled The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life, as well as Abby Wambach’s inspiring Wolfpack: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game.

For younger graduates, Barnes & Noble has exclusive editions that customers can only find at Barnes & Noble. A special edition of the classic Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss, including special pages for personalization, photos, and signatures, will be 30% off through June 17. Customers will also find exclusive editions of the fun and insightful books Pete the Cat’s Groovy Guide to Lifeand Giraffes Can’t Dance, as well as the touching I Wish You More. Young graduates will also appreciate We’re All Wonders, based on the unforgettable book and movie Wonder, and the inspiring Hooray for You!: A Celebration of “You-ness.”

For creative grads, shoppers can find a wide selection of Moleskine®journals, along with unique journals for tracking life’s adventures, including Life’s A Road Trip Guided Journal, and Letters to My Future Self: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. Finally, for grads who may want to capture those last moments of school and hold on to them, there’s the Fujifilm Instax Graduation Bundle, which includes camera, printed photo album, Instax Shiny Star film, and wooden photo holders and frame.

Knowledgeable Booksellers, Fast & Easy Shipping

Customers can find out more about Barnes & Noble’s offerings for Dads and Grads by asking a knowledgeable bookseller or checking out selections on Expedited shipping is available online through Wednesday, June 12, and customers can use Barnes & Noble’s Buy Online, Pickup in Store option to pick up at their local bookstore within one hour of purchasing.

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