Best Buy offers the Barnes & Noble NOOK Simple Touch eBook Reader, model no. BNRV300, for $39.99 with free shipping. That's tied with our mention from a month ago and within a buck of the best price we've seen. (It's a current price low by $15.) It features a 6" 800x600 touchscreen greyscale E-Ink display, on-screen keyboard, 802.11n wireless (with free access at AT&T hotspots or in Barnes & Noble stores), 2GB internal memory, microSD card slot, eBook library viewing, NOOK Friends social networking, and up to two months of reading time on a single charge.
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