Free Book Giveaways — Where to Win Free Books
Wondering How to Win Free Books? Check Out These Giveaway Sites
If you’re a voracious reader, few things are more satisfying than winning free books. Free book giveaways are a great way to find out about new authors and try different genres and literary styles.
But where can you find legitimate book giveaways? Here’s a collection of websites that frequently hold book sweepstakes.
Win Free Books at GoodReads.com
GoodReads.com is a website where you can track the books you’ve read, find news about your favorite authors, and keep up with the books your friends are reading. GoodReads also gives away lots and lots of free books in genres like non-fiction, romance, science fiction, and literature.
Most of the book giveaways on GoodReads.com are pre-release books which publishers and authors offer to get early reviews of their novels. You’re not required to write reviews of the books you win, but it is encouraged.
You can sort the giveaways by Ending Soon, Most Requested, Popular Authors, and Newly Listed. If you sort by Most Requests, you can go to the end of the list and see the books that have fewer people trying to win them, and thus, better odds.
Most of the GoodReads book giveaways are open to US residents, but some are also open to Canada, the UK, and other countries as well.
BookDivas.com Offers Frequent Book Giveaways
BookDivas is a book-lovers’ website that features author interviews, book reviews, tips for breaking into the writing industry, and more. BookDivas also shares the love of reading by offering free book sweepstakes. You can sometimes find writing contests on BookDivas as well.
The books I’ve won from this company usually have a pretty bookplate inside saying that the book came from BookDivas, and many also come with a handy BookDivas bookmark. Both of these things are nice added touches.
Check the rules to be sure, but most BookDivas book giveaways are open to international residents aged 13 and above.
Find Monthly Book Sweepstakes at FreshFiction.com
FreshFiction.com offers book reviews, author chats, book news, and book contests. They specialize in genre fiction such as romance, science fiction, fantasy, horror, thrillers, and more.
FreshFiction gives authors the chance to offer book sweepstakes on their site. Sometimes, these sweepstakes include other prizes as well as books, like cash, gift certificates, and gift baskets. Many times, you need to agree to receive emails from the authors to participate in the giveaways.
They also support authors by buying books at signings and offering them in their own giveaways.
If you’re curious who’s won, the last three months of book winners are listed on the FreshFiction contest website.
BookLoons.com Lists Book Contests for Kids and Adults
BookLoons.com offers book reviews, columns, and excerpts for adults, teens, and kids. They have a listing of book sweepstakes that covers their own sweepstakes as well as book giveaways on other sites.
The sweepstakes listings are divided up into sweepstakes for adults and for younger readers, which makes it easy to find age-appropriate contests to enter.
Because the book sweepstakes list on BookLoons covers many different sites, there are no standard entry restrictions. Read the rules of each sweepstake to see if you’re eligible to enter.
James Patterson’s Website Offers Free Books
f you’re a fan of author James Patterson, you’ll be glad to know that he offers chances to win free books on his website, JamesPatterson.com. To enter, you’ll need to sign up for his newsletter and/or join the James Patterson community.
James Patterson’s book giveaways are often open to residents of the US and Canada aged 13 and above. Check the rules for details.
Tip: Many other authors offer free book giveaways on their sites as well. Check your favorite authors’ websites to see if they have any books you can win.
Cookbook Sweepstakes at Leite’s Culinaria
Leite’s Culinaria is a foodie website that offers recipes, articles about food history and science, virtual cooking and writing classes, and more.
Every month, Leite’s Culinaria gives away a selection of cookbooks, as well as other kitchen prizes. Their cookbook giveaways generally offer daily entry to US residents over the age of 18, but check the rules to be sure before entering.
WriterSpace Features Authors’ Book Sweepstakes
WriterSpace is a community that connects over 550 authors, mostly in the mystery and romance genres, with their fans. Many of these authors offer free giveaways of their books to attract new readers.
The giveaways offer autographed books, Amazon gift cards, and other prizes that readers would love. A list of winners from the previous month is also available on the WriterSpace Contests website.
Book Giveaways at LibraryThing
Like GoodReads, LibraryThing gives authors the chance to offer giveaways of their books. Many times, these are advanced reader copies (ARCs), and an online review is expected in exchange for the free book.
Fiction and non-fiction books are available in all genres, so no matter what you like to read, you’re likely to be able to win it here.
Win Free Young Adult Books from Riveted
Riveted by Simon Teen is an online community for people who love young adult fiction. They give away free young adult fiction books on a regular basis. Check back frequently for new chances to win.Looking for free books? Try new authors and genres or bulk up your to-read list for free with this collection of book sweepstakes.
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