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Black Friday Signed Editions offering returns to Barnes & Noble

  • Over a Half-Million Books Signed by More Than 100 Acclaimed Authors including David Baldacci, Tony Bennett, Ina Garten, Taraji P. Henson, S.E. Hinton, Megyn Kelly, Anna Kendrick, Jeff Kinney, Carli Lloyd, Jodi Picoult, Amy Schumer, Mo Willems, and Many More
  • Autographed Books Available at All Barnes & Noble Stores Beginning Black Friday, November 25

New York, New York, 2016-Nov-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today (November 16, 2016) announced the return of its customer-favorite and largest-of-its-kind Black Friday Signed Editions offering. Starting on Black Friday, November 25, every Barnes & Noble store in the country will feature a selection of autographed copies of books by more than 100 acclaimed authors, available while supplies last. More than a half-million books were signed for Barnes & Noble customers by highly acclaimed authors across many genres and interests. For more information, customers should visit or contact their local Barnes & Noble.

“Barnes & Noble is proud to announce the return of our popular Black Friday Signed Editions program, which has grown into one of the cornerstones of our holiday offering and something our customers tell us they really love,” said Mary Amicucci, Chief Merchandising Officer at Barnes & Noble. “This is truly a combined effort between an amazing group of leading authors, the publishing community, and Barnes & Noble booksellers to give readers across the country the chance to discover a very special copy of a book by their favorite author, or to find that perfect holiday gift for a loved one.”

Barnes & Noble has been working together with authors and publishers for many months to bring this amazing Black Friday offering to customers. Top authors across a huge variety of genres and for readers of all ages have taken the time to autograph thousands of copies of their popular books to once again deliver this unique collection to Barnes & Noble readers. The list includes some of the biggest and bestselling authors across Adult, Kids, and Teen Books along with award-winning actors and TV personalities, celebrity chefs, sports stars, YouTube celebrities and more. Signed Editions will be featured on a special front-of-store display and in the Children’s Department.

The Complete List of Signed Editions at Barnes & Noble on Black Friday

Following are lists of all the Adult, Teen, Young Readers and Kids Signed Edition titles and participating authors available at Barnes & Noble on Black Friday:

Adult Fiction Signed Editions

  • The Black Prism (Lightbringer Series #1) by Brent Weeks
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • Escape Clause (Virgil Flowers Series #9) by John Sandford
  • Faithful: A Novel by Alice Hoffman
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Home (Myron Bolitar Series #11) by Harlan Coben
  • I’ll Take You There by Wally Lamb
  • Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
  • The Mistletoe Secret by Richard Paul Evans
  • The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
  • Night School (Jack Reacher Series #21) by Lee Child
  • The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
  • No Man’s Land (John Puller Series #4) by David Baldacci
  • The Obsidian Chamber (Special Agent Pendergast Series #16) by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
  • Odessa Sea by Clive Cussler
  • The One Man by Andrew Gross
  • One with You (Crossfire Series #5) by Sylvia Day
  • The Rain in Portugal by Billy Collins
  • Razor Girl by Carl Hiaasen
  • Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • The Spy by Paulo Coelho
  • This Was a Man (Clifton Chronicles Series #7) by Jeffrey Archer
  • Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple
  • The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • The Universe of Us by Lang Leav
  • Winter Storms by Elin Hilderbrand
  • The Wrong Side of Goodbye (Harry Bosch Series #21) by Michael Connelly

Adult Nonfiction Signed Editions

  • 404 Not Found: A Coloring Book by The Oatmeal and Matthew Inman
  • Alton Brown: EveryDayCook by Alton Brown
  • Appetites: A Cookbook by Anthony Bourdain
  • Around the Way Girl: A Memoir by Taraji P. Henson
  • Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
  • The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
  • The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life by Ann Voskamp
  • Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten
  • Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, A Life in Balance by Simone Biles
  • Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain Celebrations: A Year of Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Paleo Recipes for Every Occasion by Danielle Walker
  • The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed Americaby Erik Larson
  • Forward: A Memoir by Abby Wambach
  • Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto by Aaron Franklin, Jordan Mackay
  • The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
  • Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop by Nick Offerman
  • Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy by Mike Love with James S. Hirsch
  • Guy Fieri Family Food: 125 Real-Deal Recipes–Kitchen Tested, Home Approved by Guy Fieri
  • Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard
  • In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox by Carol Burnett
  • Just Getting Started by Tony Bennett
  • The Keys by DJ Khaled
  • Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog by Dana Perino
  • Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris
  • Lucky Bastard: My Life, My Dad, and the Things I’m Not Allowed to Say on TV by Joe Buck
  • Mario Batali–Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA by Mario Batali
  • Nasty Galaxy by Sophia Amoruso
  • Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living by Shauna Niequist
  • Scrappy Little Nobody by Anna Kendrick
  • Settle for More by Megyn Kelly
  • Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms by Tim Tebow, A. J. Gregory (With)
  • Si-renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith by Si Robertson
  • Skinnytaste Fast and Slow: Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow Cooker Recipes by Gina Homolkawith Heather K. Jones
  • Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries by Andy Cohen
  • Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life Story to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Beby Joel McHale
  • Think Better, Live Better: A Victorious Life Begins in Your Mind by Joel Osteen
  • Tippi: A Memoir by Tippi Hedren
  • Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger
  • Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick
  • What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
  • When Nobody Was Watching: My Hard-Fought Journey to the Top of the Soccer Worldby Carli LloydWayne Coffey
  • You Gotta Want It by Jake Paul

Signed Editions for Teens

  • The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie and illustrated by Ellen Forney
  • The Book Thief (10th Anniversary Edition) by Markus Zusak
  • Calamity (Reckoners Series #3) by Brandon Sanderson
  • Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa
  • Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass Series #5) B&N Exclusive Edition by Sarah J. Maas
  • The Fever Code (Maze Runner Series #5) by James Dashner
  • Heartless by Marissa Meyer
  • Jack & Jack: You Don’t Know Jacks by Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson
  • The Last Star (Fifth Wave Series #3) by Rick Yancey
  • The Midnight Star (Young Elites Series #3) by Marie Lu
  • The Outsiders 50th Anniversary Edition B&N Exclusive Edition by S. E. Hinton
  • Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
  • Tales of the Peculiar by Ransom Riggs and illustrated by Andrew Davidson
  • Time of the Twins: The Story of Lex and Livia by Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner with Elizabeth Killmond-Roman and Katherine Killmond
  • A Torch Against the Night (Ember in the Ashes Series #2) by Sabaa Tahir
  • What Light by Jay Asher

Signed Editions for Young Readers

  • The Bad Beginning: Book the First (A Series of Unfortunate Events) by Lemony Snicket
  • Breakaway: Beyond the Goal by Alex Morgan
  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #11) by Jeff Kinney
  • Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library (Mr. Lemoncello Series #1) by Chris Grabenstein
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • The Hammer of Thor (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Series #2) B&N Exclusive Edition by Rick Riordan
  • Hatchet (Brian’s Saga Series #1) by Gary Paulsen
  • The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo Series #1) B&N Exclusive Edition by Rick Riordan
  • The Land of Stories: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tales by Chris Colfer and illustrated by Brandon Dorman
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer
  • Return to the Isle of the Lost (Descendants Series #2) B&N Exclusive Edition by Melissa de la Cruz
  • Scythe (Arc of a Scythe Series #1) by Neal Shusterman
  • Wonder B&N Exclusive Edition by R. J. Palacio

Signed Editions for Kids

  • Cara’s Kindness by Kristi Yamaguchi and illustrated by John Lee
  • If You Give a Mouse a Brownie by Laura Numeroff and illustrated by Felicia Bond
  • Naughty Mabel Sees It All by Nathan Lane, Devlin Elliot, and illustrated by Dan Krall
  • The Night Before Christmas by Jan Brett, with music by the Boston Pops, and narrated by Jim Dale
  • The Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition by Chris Van Allsburg
  • River Rose and the Magical Lullaby by Kelly Clarkson and illustrated by Laura Hughes
  • Take Heart, My Child: A Mother’s Dream by Ainsley Earhardt and illustrated by Jaime Kim
  • Waiting Is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Willems
  • We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen
  • The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin

Behind the Scenes and More Surprises

Customers who have wondered what it’s like for an author to sign thousands of books can check out Barnes & Noble on Twitter and Instagram, and like Barnes & Noble on Facebook, or search #BNSignedEditions, to experience exclusive behind-the-scenes photos and videos of authors signing. In addition, customers can view personal video messages from select authors between now and the launch of the program on November 25. The featured behind-the-scenes authors are:

  • Anthony Bourdain (Appetites: A Cookbook)
  • Kelly Clarkson (River Rose and the Magical Lullaby)
  • Andy Cohen (Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries)
  • Jack Gilinsky and Jack Johnson (Jack & Jack: You Don’t Know Jacks)
  • Laura Numeroff (If You Give a Mouse a Brownie)
  • Mo Willems (Waiting Is Not Easy! — An Elephant and Piggie Book)

Pricing and Availability

Barnes & Noble Members save 40 percent off hardcover bestsellers (including Signed Editions of current hardcover bestsellers) and 10 percent off virtually everything else in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the year. Signed Editions will be featured on a special front-of-store display when customers walk through the doors of their local Barnes & Noble on Black Friday. For more information on the Signed Editions program, customers can visit Customers can also join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using the hashtag #BNSignedEditions to share recommendations, photos, wishlists and more.

About Barnes & Noble

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