Starbucks Offering Redemption Codes for Free Book-of-the-Week


Starbucks has partnered with iTunes to give away free content since 2007, offering free redemption codes for a "song of the week". Earlier this year, Starbucks began offering a "Pick of the Week" iPhone app, including a high-profile promotion of SPY Mouse, a new game from Firemint/EA Games.

This week, Starbucks is offering an iBookstore redemption code for The Night Circus, a $12.99 book from Erin Morgenstern. The book is also being heavily promoted on the front page of the iBookstore.

Update: The "free" book does indeed appear to be an extended sample, not the complete book.

Starbucks noted last month that it would begin offering free "Pick of the Week" redemption codes for "Apps, extended samples of books on the iBookstore, TV shows, and more from iTunes."

Thanks Jared!

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43 months ago
let me know when book companies start handing out free drinks :p
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43 months ago

How's the book look Surf2Snow1?

or did you not get chance to read any.
Hard to get an idea from the cover.

Didn't get a chance to read yet unfortunately.

Is it possible that the 121 / 327 / 400 pages is due to preferences of font size? Or have you gone to the last page that got downloaded and verified that it was not the end?

It's possible that the download is timing out (may be worth deleting the book and downloading again). Did you download from iTunes or from an iOS device?


I downloaded the iTunes route. I am also viewing on a 3gs. The last few words I have on page 327 are:
he nearly falls out of the tree.

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I personally downloaded it from my iphone. The book cover in iBook says that its an extended sample, and if I went to the last page of the book it says "If you enjoyed this extended sample of The Night Circus, buy the complete book:"


Just looked on mine, page 328, which wasnt listed originally, says the same thing.
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43 months ago
It's BS. You only get an extended sample of the book totaling only 121 of a 400 page book. I just redeemed my code and that's all I got (a little under half a book)
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43 months ago

Is it possible that the 121 / 327 / 400 pages is due to preferences of font size? Or have you gone to the last page that got downloaded and verified that it was not the end?

It's possible that the download is timing out (may be worth deleting the book and downloading again). Did you download from iTunes or from an iOS device?


I personally downloaded it from my iphone. The book cover in iBook says that its an extended sample, and if I went to the last page of the book it says "If you enjoyed this extended sample of The Night Circus, buy the complete book:"
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43 months ago
I love this! Watch, I'll probably really dig the book and buy her other work.
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43 months ago
boooo for a sample only.

I was hoping it was a preference for font size or font choice.
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43 months ago

Strange. I skipped to page 300 on my iPhone and it opened up no problem. Mine is showing it is 327 pages.

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Is it possible that the 121 / 327 / 400 pages is due to preferences of font size? Or have you gone to the last page that got downloaded and verified that it was not the end?

It's possible that the download is timing out (may be worth deleting the book and downloading again). Did you download from iTunes or from an iOS device?
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43 months ago
Since starbucks are offering these items where do I download them ? Is there an app for these?
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43 months ago

Since starbucks are offering these items where do I download them ? Is there an app for these?


You can ask the cashiers for a pick of the week card which has a code you redeem with on the back of it. I also think if you connect to the starbucks wifi you can somehow login to a "starbucks network" or something and get it that way.
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