Hastings Entertainment Announces Must-Have Christmas Gifts of 2009

November 20, 2009

AMARILLO, Texas, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAST) announced today a list of Must-Have Christmas Gifts for the 2009 holiday season. Has gift-giving anxiety got you down? With Christmas only 35 days away, Hastings Entertainment is pleased to announce its annual predictions for what will be the most sought-after gifts in 2009:

Non Fiction Book Must-Haves
Mike Huckabee - A Simple Christmas: Twelve Stories that Celebrate the
 True Holiday Spirit
Timothy Egan - The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved
Julia Child - Mastering the Art of French Cooking
Sarah Palin - Going Rogue: An American Life

Fiction Book Must-Haves
Stephenie Meyer - The Twilight Saga Collection
Dan Brown - The Lost Symbol
Jeff Kinney - The "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Collection
Vince Flynn - Pursuit of Honor
Stephen King - Under the Dome
John Grisham - Ford County

Music Must-Haves
The Eagles - Selected works: 1972 - 1999 (4-disc set)
John Mayer - Battle Studies
Norah Jones - The Fall
Andrea Bocelli - My Christmas
Various Artists - Twilight Soundtrack
The Beatles - The Beatles Stereo Box Set

Movies Must-Haves
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
Star Trek (2009)
The Hangover
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Wizard of Oz (70th Anniversary Two-Disc Special Edition)

Wii Video Game Must-Haves
Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board
Mario Kart Wii with Wii Wheel
The Beatles: Rock Band
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Playstation 3 & Xbox 360 Game Must-Haves
Assassin's Creed II
Batman: Arkham Asylum
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
Madden NFL 10

Toys and Trendy Must-Haves
Mr. Potato Head Gift Pack
Melissa & Doug Wood Standing Art Easel
Nerf Reactor Ball Blaster
Beatles Collector's Edition Monopoly
"Snuggie" for Dogs
Star Wars Interactive R2D2

About Hastings

Founded in 1968, Hastings Entertainment, Inc. is a leading multimedia entertainment retailer that combines the sale of new and used books, videos, video games and CDs, as well as trends merchandise, with the rental of videos and video games in a superstore format. We currently operate 150 superstores, averaging approximately 21,000 square feet, primarily in medium-sized markets throughout the United States.

We also operate www.goHastings.com, an e-commerce Internet Web site that makes available to our customers new and used entertainment products and unique, contemporary gifts and toys. The site features exceptional product and pricing offers. The Investor Relations section of our web site contains press releases, a link to request financial and other literature and access our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Hastings Entertainment, Inc.

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