Barnes & Noble Launches Nook "Snaps" Collection of Short Works


Barnes & Nobletoday launched a new bimonthly program for Nook customers to buy inexpensive, original, commissioned short-content, called Nook Snaps.

According to the company's press release, the content for Snaps is "high-quality short fiction and narrative non-fiction hand-picked by NOOK editors offering fresh perspectives on modern life, all in an easy-to-enjoy length and at an attractive price." The program will offer Nook customers the chance to buy three to five Nook Snaps works (of at least 5,000 words) for $1.99 each, every other month.

For the Nook Snaps debut, Barnes & Noble will offer the following works:

  • High-Status Characters: How The Upright Citizens Brigade Stormed a City, Started a Scene, and Changed Comedy Forever, by Brian Raftery

  • How to be a Playgirl, by Jessanne Collins

  • Willing to be Lucky, by Mickey Rapkin

  • The Insurrectionist, by Michael Dahlie

Theresa Horner, Vice President of Digital Content at Nook Media, said in the release, "We believe our collection of bite-sized NOOK Snaps, refreshed bimonthly and offered at a great price, provides a wonderful new way for our readers to connect with some of today's most compelling voices."


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