Books-A-Million 2013 Summer Reading Program Kickoff Includes Appearance by Bestselling Author Carl Hiaasen

  Books-A-Million 2013 Summer Reading Program Kickoff Includes Appearance by
  Bestselling Author Carl Hiaasen

                            Over 400 In Attendance

Business Wire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- May 31, 2013

Books-A-Million, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: BAMM) has officially launched its 2013
Summer Reading Program with one of Florida’s bestselling children's book
authors, Carl Hiaasen. The program kicked off last week when children visited
the local Books-A-Million store in Lakeland to pick up their summer reading
checklist.

Books-A-Million, Inc. Official Launch of 2013 Summer Reading Program With
Bestselling Author Carl Hi ...

Books-A-Million, Inc. Official Launch of 2013 Summer Reading Program With
Bestselling Author Carl Hiaasen (Photo: Business Wire)

On Friday, May 24^th, Carl Hiaasen made a personal appearance at the Lakeland
Books-A-Million location to speak and promote the 2013 Summer Reading Program.
The event drew an impressive crowd with more than 400 people in attendance.

“Carl Hiaasen was an avid reader when he was a child, and we hope that our
2013 Summer Reading Program empowers the children of today with avenues to
explore new types of books, different authors and an array of genres with
adventure and excitement,” said Sandra Wilson, Senior Buyer of Children’s and
Teen Books at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Children across the U.S. who participate in the Carl Hiaasen 2013 Summer
Reading Program and read six of the featured books between May 19^th and
August 17^th will receive a free exclusive Carl Hiaasen CHOMP or HOOT backpack
(while supplies last).

For more information about Books-A-Million's 2013 Summer Reading Program,
visit www.booksamillion.com/summerreading.

About Books-A-Million, Inc.

Books-A-Million is one of the nation’s leading book retailers and sells on the
Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates more than
253 stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates
large superstores under the names Books-A-Million, BAM!, Books & Co. and 2^nd
& Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the name Bookland and
Books-A-Million. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the
NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit
the company’s website at www.booksamillioninc.com.

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Contact:

Books-A-Million, Inc.
Laura Collins, 205-942-3737
Collinsl@booksamillion.com
 
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