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The Awakening, B&N's Latest Spotlight Pick
Barnes & Noble Announces The Awakening from L. J. Smith's The Vampire Diaries Series As the Latest Spotlight Pick
NOOK Bookstore(TM) Will Offer The Awakening for Only 99 Cents for a Limited Time
NEW YORK, May 31, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Barnes & Noble, Inc. BKS +0.37% , the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that The Awakening, from L. J. Smith's The Vampire Diaries series, will be featured as the latest pick for "Barnes & Noble Spotlight" ( www.bn.com/spotlight ), a NOOK Book(TM) program that features great writers at irresistible prices. Twice a month, Barnes & Noble Spotlight picks an author of a popular or breakout series from various genres and offers it at a special price, helping NOOK(R) readers discover new authors and dive into an exciting series for a wallet-friendly price. From June 2 through June 15, Barnes & Noble's NOOK Bookstore will offer The Awakening, from the best selling The Vampire Diaries series, for only 99 cents.
The Awakening centers on a beautiful and popular high school student, Elena Gilbert, as she enters her senior year. When a new foreign student, Stefan Salvatore, moves to town, Elena finds herself drawn to him. However, Elena doesn't know that Stefan has a dark secret; he is a centuries-old vampire. As Elena and Stefan fall for each other, mysterious attacks begin to happen around town. Stefan suspects his revenge seeking brother, Damon, is behind the attacks as he returned to town when they began. The Awakening is the first book in the first trilogy of The Vampire Diaries novels. Throughout the trilogy, Elena learns the danger of being desired by the Salvatore brothers, while facing the reality of having vampires in her life. READ MORE WALL STREET JOURNAL >>>