Books-A-Million locations throughout Florida will host Congressman Paul Ryan, the 2012 Republican Vice-Presidential Candidate, for a five-city tour to release his new book, ‘The Way Forward.’

Born and raised in the community of Janesville, Ryan is a fifth-generation Wisconsin native. Currently serving his 8th term as a Member of Congress, Ryan works to address the many important issues affecting Wisconsin residents and serves as an effective advocate for the 1st Congressional District.

“Books-A-Million is thrilled to host Congressman Ryan in Florida,” said Catrina Haynes, Books-A-Million District Manager. “We know that our customers will enjoy meeting him and reading his vision for our country through the pages of his new book.”

‘The Way Forward’ challenges conventional thinking, outlines his political vision for 2014 and beyond, and shows how essential conservatism is for the future of our nation.

Beginning with a careful analysis of the 2012 election--including a look at the challenge the GOP had in reaching a majority of voters and the prevalence of identity politics--Ryan examines the state of the Republican Party and dissects its challenges going forward.

‘The Way Forward’ also offers a detailed critique of not only President Obama but of the progressive movement as a whole--its genesis, its underlying beliefs and philosophies, and how its policies are steering the country to certain ruin.

Culminating in a plan for the future, ‘The Way Forward’ argues that the Republican Party is and must remain a conservative party, emphasizing conservatism in a way that demonstrates how it can modernize and appeal to both our deepest concerns and highest ideals.

The dates and times for Congressman Ryan’s ‘The Way Forward’ book tour in Florida are:
  • Friday, August 22, 2014 at 4:00PM; Destin, FL
  • Friday, August 22, 2014 at 7:30PM; Panama City, FL
  • Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 1:00PM; Gainesville, FL
  • Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:00PM, Kissimmee, FL
  • Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 3:00PM; Brandon, FL

Interested attendees can visit to find their closest Books-A-Million location.

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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