Chapter 27. Reading Beyond Your NOOK: NOOK App for Windows 8

In April 2012, Microsoft and B&N inked a deal. Many speculated about what that deal meant. On November 13th, the first concrete evidence appeared in a Windows 8 NOOK App. This chapter walks you through using this app. Given that it was just released, I’m sure we’ll see continued enhancements to it over time.


For the purposes of this chapter, I use the touch gestures associated with Windows 8 tablets, but you can use a mouse to interact with all the options as well.

The Basics

To obtain the app from the Windows Store, from the Charms bar, search for NOOK in the Store. Tap NOOK from the results to get to the NOOK App screen (see Figure 27.1). Tap Install. You’ll see a notice that ...

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