The Nook HD+ is a low-price, quality entry point into the world of tablets, especially now that it has full Google Play support.
The Barnes & Noble Nook HD's sharp screen and comfortable body make it an ideal tablet choice, especially for reading books, magazines and watching movies. Google Play now only adds to the allure.
The bookstore operator said it will separate its retail unit from its Nook Media business.
The offer is billed as temporary, but suggests Barnes & Noble's Kindle-fighting slates aren't selling well.
In a Mother's Day sale, you can pick up the Nook HD and Nook HD+ for as low as $149 and $179, respectively.
While it doesn't necessarily beat the Kindle Paperwhite, the $119 Nook GlowLight is an excellent e-reader that's strongly worth considering if you don't want to buy into the Amazon ecosystem.
The service was already available in the US, and allows aspiring authors to publish their own books and sell them through the Nook platform.
If you can get past the clunky design, the Kobo Arc 10 HD offers a unique tablet experience for avid readers.
Amazon has chopped £20 off the price of its tablet, possibly in response to similar cuts from Barnes & Noble.
With more storage and a growing app store, the Nook Tablet is a worthy--albeit slightly more expensive--competitor to the Kindle Fire.