Hastings Entertainment, Inc. to Host Summer Book Club

            Hastings Entertainment, Inc. to Host Summer Book Club

PR Newswire

AMARILLO, Texas, May 8, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hastings Entertainment, Inc. will
host their annual Summer Book Club in stores and online beginning May 12,
2013. The Summer Book Club program is designed to encourage children to
continue reading during the summer months through various rewards programs,
including an essay contest for a chance to win a computer and a computer for
the school of their choice. Other rewards to be given out this summer will
include product discounts and various gift card drawings.

The Summer Book Club program will be in all Hastings Entertainment locations
all summer long and will conclude on Saturday, September 7, 2013. For more
information on Summer Book Club and the promotions that will be taking place,
please visit your local Hastings store or visit us online at

About Hastings
Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia
entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos,
video games and CDs, as well as trends and consumer electronics merchandise,
with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We
currently operate 135 superstores, averaging approximately 24,000 square feet,
primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States. We also
operate three concept stores, Sun Adventure Sports, located in Amarillo, Texas
and Lubbock, Texas, and TRADESMART, located in Littleton, Colorado.

We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes
available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique,
contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and
pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press
releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access our
filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

Website: http://www.gohastings.com
Contact: Dan Crow, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, (806) 677-1422,
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