Books-A-Million Annual Holiday Drive Raises $122,228 for the Salvation Army

Books-A-Million, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: BAMM) today announced that since 2005 it has collected over $1,400,000 in donations from customers. 100% of the money donated goes to The Salvation Army units that are local to BAM!’s stores in 32 states and the District of Columbia.

“The Salvation Army provides hope and relief for disaster victims and BAM! is very proud that, through the generosity of our customers, we are able to help those in need this holiday season,” said Terrance G. Finley, Chief Executive Officer and President of Books-A-Million, Inc.

For the 2012 holiday season, customer donations totaled $122,228.00. A portion of these donations, given in early November, will go to The Salvation Army units that are assisting those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

“Books-A-Million continues to go above and beyond in their continued partnership with The Salvation Army. We are continually amazed at the generosity of Books-A-Million and their customers in the partnership to fulfill our promise of “Doing the Most Good.” We look forward to the continued partnership in the days and months to come,” stated Major Ronnie Raymer, Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army's Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi Division.

Books-A-Million customers and associates have a long tradition of aiding The Salvation Army’s efforts during its’ annual holiday drives and also in the aftermath of natural disasters throughout the United States and the world.

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 259 stores in 32 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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