Georgia Williams-Fitzpatrick Writes a Memoir Chronicling Her Travels in Africa

International travel is a culturally eye opening experience that can aid one’s personal growth, but not everyone can afford it. Yet, for local Birmingham author Georgia Williams-Fitzpatrick as a college student in the 1960’s she had the opportunity not only to travel, but travel to places of her family’s origin. In her new book Returning to the Homeland: My Travels in Africa, Williams-Fitzpatrick shares her experience traveling for the Peace Corps and teaching in several African nations. Recently, we sat Read More …

Local Birmingham Poet Writes Poem about the EBM in Celebration of #PoetryMonth

In celebration of National Poetry Month, local Birmingham poet and bestselling author J. K. Faught wrote a short poem that describes the Espresso Book Machine in his own words. To honor Mr. Faught we have shared the poem below.   The Espresso Book Machine The Espresso Book Machine is an awesome thing, don’t you know it This is a futuristic self-publishing option for writers and poets. So, if you’ve golden dreams of your book being on shelves to be seen Read More …

First Quarter 2016 BAM! Publishing Bestsellers

  Why America Should Elect Donald Trump in 2016 – $12.99 We all know Trump the bombastic orator, Trump the tactician, Trump the amazing entrepreneur and businessman, and Trump the Machiavellian competitor, but where does he stand in the holy triad of Presidential qualities? This book directs your attention to the office of the presidency and this candidate’s qualifications in three critical presidential areas: that of the statesman, the diplomat, and the leader in order to answer the burning question Why Read More …

Local Birmingham Authors Honor African-American History Month

In honor of African-American History Month, we would like to feature a few of our local African-American authors. Each of these books represent different genres of literature including poetry, memoir, short stories, and biography. These authors also display well the talent and creativity of their craft. Truly, all of them speak from the heart to tell a stories in their own unique way. We hope you enjoy learning more about the great books we have available through BAM! Publishing. Thank you for celebrating local authors with us!

5 Exciting New Books in Birmingham!

All five of these exciting new books are available exclusively through booksamillion.com! The Evolution of Crimson by Jerry Aldridge and Jessica Capp ($20.00) Historical Fiction: A young woman is profoundly influenced by Vivian Malone, the Integration of the University of Alabama, and the Civil Rights Movement.   Hero by Slay James ($16.99) Teen Fiction: The world is in need of a Hero! Sal never thought he would be extraordinary. He never thought he would ever be somebody. His life in Fairline, Alabama, was nothing Read More …

Young Ideas With Andy Young

Today we are sitting down with Andy Young, the author of Young Ideas. Mr. Young is a high school English teacher in Kennebunk, and the writer of several columns in such publications as The Falmouth Community Leader and The Portland Press Herald.

Q: Please, tell our readers something about your book.

A: Young Ideas consists of 70 different columns, none of which consists of more than 800 words. All of them have previously appeared in print in one of eight different Maine newspapers, several of which are, against all odds, still in business. I had about 450 essays to choose from, so hopefully I’ve selected judiciously. I’d like to think each one has some sort of value; they’re

About The Operators

BAM! Publishing Birmingham: Zach is the EBM Operator at Books-A-Million, Brookwood Village in Birmingham, Alabama.  In his spare time Zach loves to blog about books, play golf, drink coffee, and read (of course!). His favorite types of books are biography and history. He has been the EBM Operator in Birmingham since November 2014.      The Birmingham EBM (AKA Gladys) Began working at Books-A-Million in 2013 and is pictured here at her Grand Opening. She enjoys lots of attention, love, Read More …