Books-A-Million announces that national radio personality Paul Finebaum begins his tour to release his new book, My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football, at the Brookwood Books-A-Million location on Monday, August 4, 2014 at 6 p.m. The public is invited to the SEC tailgate party-themed kick-off event, where fans have the opportunity to purchase the new book and have it autographed by Paul.

Books-A-Million is sponsoring the book tour in six media markets across the Southeast, including Birmingham, Huntsville, Auburn/Opelika, Montgomery, Mobile and Baton Rouge.

“We’re always excited to partner with Paul, and we expect great success together throughout his Books-A-Million book tour,” said Terrance Finley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Books-A-Million. “It’s hard to imagine a more wildly popular topic in the South than what Paul has chosen to put into words. What a great kickoff for this year’s football season.”

Finebaum’s book gives fans an all-access pass into the powerhouse teams and passionate fan bases of the legendary Southeastern Conference, written by arguably one of the most influential voices in college football. Currently the host of a nationwide ESPN radio network program, he is also to be featured on the upcoming college football season’s SEC Network game day broadcast, SEC Nation.

The Books-A-Million Southeastern tour schedule for the book includes:

Monday, August 4
Birmingham, AL; Books-A-Million

Kick-Off Event begins at 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, August 5
Huntsville, AL; Books-A-Million
Event begins at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, August 8
Opelika, AL; Books-A-Million
Event begins at 2:00 p.m.
Montgomery, AL; Books-A-Million
Event begins at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 9
Mobile, AL; Books-A-Million
Event begins at 2:00 p.m.
Baton Rouge, LA; Books-A-Million
Event begins at 7:00 p.m.

Fans can visit to order an autographed copy of Paul Finebaum’s new book.

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 254 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. Also included in the Company’s retail operations is the operation of Yogurt Mountain Holding, LLC, a retailer and franchisor of self-serve frozen yogurt stores with 43 locations. The Company also develops and manages commercial real estate investments through its subsidiary, Preferred Growth Properties. 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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