Beach Ball Sweepstakes Official Rules


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter by finding one or more beach balls hidden on and providing an email address when prompted between 9:00 AM (ET) April 29, 2015, and 5:00 PM (ET) on May 1, 2015. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER BEACH BALL.

Sponsor is not responsible for computer malfunctions, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or communications line failure; or theft, destruction or unauthorized access to entrant’s computer. Forms that contain errors, are incomplete or corrupted will not be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entries from anyone tampering with the entry process.


This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) over the age of 18 at time of entry. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. Void where prohibited. Employees of Random House LLC its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, and agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in their household are not eligible to enter this sweepstakes.


One hundred and twenty (120) Grand Prize winners will receive one copy of one of the following, depending on which beach balls they find:

I Take You by Eliza Kennedy, retail value $24.00

Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan retail value $25.00

The Vacationers by Emma Straub, retail value $16.00

Enchanted August by Brenda Bowen $27.95

Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal, retail value $27.95

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly Whittemore, retail value $15.00

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi, retail value $25.95

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf, retail value $24.00

Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon, retail value $18.00

Among the Ten Thousand Things by Julia Pierpont, retail value $26.00

Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows, retail value $28.00

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, retail value $26.95

If for any reason all or part of the prize is not available or cannot be fulfilled, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, including, but not limited to, cash equivalent. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be assigned. No prize or cash substitutes allowed, except at the discretion of the Sponsor as set forth above.


One hundred and twenty (120) Grand Prize Winners will be chosen at random on May 1, 2015, from all eligible entries received by the entry deadline. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor will notify Winner by emailing the address provided. Winner will be required to email provide his/her address for mailing of the prize within one (1) days from notification. If a winner notification of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a Winner fails to timely respond to the notification or declines the Prize, the Prize will be awarded to an alternate winner, selected in a random drawing among the remaining entries.


For the names of the Winners, available after May 1, 2015, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Read It ForwardHoliday Sweepstakes, attn: Alana Buckbee, Random House LLC, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 by May 15, 2015.


By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by these official rules. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to any computer, other equipment, or person relating to or resulting from participation in the sweepstakes. Entrants release Sponsor, its agencies, and assigns from any liability, damage and/or loss resulting from participating in this sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to publish, post online, or otherwise refer to the names of the Winners in any and all forms and media throughout the world, and for any and all publicity or promotional purposes, without obligation or compensation, except where prohibited by law.

SPONSOR: The Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.


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