Books-A-Million Announces Rick Riordan’s Newest Book is Leading the Pack in A Strong Kids’ and Teen Lineup this Fall

  Books-A-Million Announces Rick Riordan’s Newest Book is Leading the Pack in
  A Strong Kids’ and Teen Lineup this Fall

Business Wire

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- October 10, 2013

Books-A-Million, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: BAMM), one of the nation’s leading book
retailers, announced Rick Riordan’s newest book, Heroes of Olympus: The House
of Hades saw a 36% increase in first day sales over the release of the third
book in the series last year. Riordan’s book leads the Fall and Holiday lineup
in Books-A-Million’s Kids’ and Teen book category. The lineup features new
releases from best-selling authors Jeff Kinney, Veronica Roth, James Patterson
and many others.

“We are beginning to see our customers’ response to this season’s line-up, and
it’s exciting,” said Sandra Wilson, Kids’ and Teen Senior Book Buyer at
Books-A-Million. “It’s the best selection of titles and best-selling author
series that have hit our shelves in a long time, and it’s a perfect variety to
kick off this gift giving season.”

Books-A-Million stores across the country have seen an increase in pre-orders
and customer requests for new release titles like never before. The top Kids’
and Teen titles to launch this Fall include:

The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, Book 4) by Rick Riordan (available
The Eye of Minds by James Dashner (available now)
Allegiant (Divergent Series Book 3) by Veronica Roth (available October 22)
Teardrop by Lauren Kate (available October 22)
Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims by Rush Limbaugh (available October 29)
Hard Luck: Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 8 by Jeff Kinney (available November 5)
Warriors: Dawn of the Clans #2: Thunder Rising by Erin Hunter (available
November 5)
Pretty Little Liars 14 Deadly by Sara Shepard (available December 1)
I Even Funnier: A Middle School by James Patterson (available December 5)

Customers can pre-order these titles in all Books-A-Million stores or online
at, where Millionaire Club members will enjoy Free
Express Shipping.

About Books-A-Million, Inc.

Books-A-Million, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading book retailers and sells
on the Internet at The Company presently operates 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 2nd &
Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the names 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 corporate website at

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Christine Corbitt, 205-942-3737
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