Barnes & Noble may be looking to beat Amazon to the market with an eReader that includes a front-lit E Ink display. The Digital Reader
on Wednesday posted an image of a purported advertisement for an unannounced Nook Simple Touch
that features screen technology Barnes & Noble highlighted as “GlowLight.” The new Nook is said to have a lighting mechanism embedded over its E Ink screen that will evenly distribute light across the display surface. Further details regarding price or a release date are unavailable, however The Digital Reader
suggest a Thursday, April 12th launch is possible. The full Nook Simple Touch advertisement seen below.