Grand Central Publishing – Gcp Book Club – Win of ten paperback copies of Patternmaster by Octavia Butler
GCP Book Club Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
This sweepstakes (“Promotion”) may only be entered in or from the 50 United States
and the District of Columbia.
The prizes for this Promotion are grouped into six (6) separate prize sets (the “Prize
Sets”). When completing the Entry Form, Entrant must select one of the six Prize
Sets for which Entrant is entering for a chance to win.
1. How to Enter. To enter, visit gcpclubcar.com to fill out and submit the Entry Form.
All entrants must have a valid email address. Entrants must enter all items in the Entry
Form. All Prize Set selections are final and cannot be changed.
Each entrant will get one (1) entry per person/household. No automated entry devices
and/or programs permitted. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the
Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not
responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected,
technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any
kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed Entry Forms are
eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
2. Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and the
District of Columbia, who are 18 years or older as of Promotion Start Date. Void
outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed
or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Hachette Book Group, Inc.
(“Sponsor”), the authors, if applicable, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries,
affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of
Promotion materials, the respective immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse)
or members of the same household (whether related or not) of any of the foregoing are also
not eligible to enter. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
3. Promotion Start/End Dates. Promotion begins 12:01 AM ET on January 4, 2021 and
ends at 11:59 PM ET on March 7, 2021.
4. Random Drawing/Odds. On or about March 7, 2021. Sponsor will select a potential
winner(s) in a random drawing from all eligible entries. Odds of winning depend on the
number of eligible entries received for the drawing.
5. Prizes. Six (6) separate Prize Sets are available. Each Prize Set consists of one (1)
prize for one (1) winner.
I. Patternmaster Prize Set consists of ten (10) paperback copies of Patternmaster
by Octavia Butler. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) for each book is $16.99.
The ARV for each Prize Set is $169.90
II. We Keep the Dead Close Prize Set consists of ten (10) hardcover copies of We
Keep the Dead Close by Becky Cooper. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) for
each book is $29.00. The ARV for each Prize Set is $290.00.
III. Dragonfly Prize Set consists of ten (10) paperback copies of Dragonfly by Leila
Meacham. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) for each book is $11.99. The
ARV for the entire Prize Set is $119.90.
IV. The Undoing (Previously titled You Should Have Known) Prize Set consists of
ten (10) mass market copies of The Undoing by Jean Hanff Korelitz. The
approximate retail value (“ARV”) for each book is $7.99. The ARV for the entire
Prize Set is $79.90.
V. A Life on Our Planet Prize Set consists of ten (10) hardcover copies of A Life on
Our Planet by David Attenborough. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) for each
book is $26.00. The ARV for the entire Prize Set is $260.00.
VI. You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey Prize Set consists of ten (10)
hardcover copies of You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey by Amber
Ruffin & Lacey Lamar. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) for each book is
$28.00. The ARV for the entire Prize Set is $280.00.
The total ARV for all six (6) Prize Sets is $1,199.70.
Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. All unspecified expenses
are the responsibility of winners. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility
of the winners.
6. Notification. Potential winner selected will be notified by phone or email on or about
10 business days after the Promotion End Date and may be required to sign and return,
where legal, an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release
(“Winner Eligibility Documents”) within 7 days of prize notification. If a potential
winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, the Winner Eligibility
Documents must be signed by potential winner’s parent or legal guardian and such prize
will be delivered to minor’s parent/legal guardian and awarded in the name of parent/legal
guardian. If any potential winner cannot be contacted within 5 days of first prize
notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if any
winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules,
such prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected from all
remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Limit
one prize per person/ household.
7. Conditions. Participation in Promotion constitutes entrant’s permission for Sponsor to
use his/her first name and city and state. By participating, entrants and winners agree to
release and hold harmless Sponsor, authors, if applicable, and their respective advertising
and promotion agencies and each of their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates,
partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors and
their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion
agencies, manufacturers or distributors of Promotion materials, (collectively, “Released
Entities”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense
whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death
which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in
Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any
Promotion-related activity and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of
privacy and merchandise delivery. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to
participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
8. Additional Terms. In case of dispute as to the identity of any entrant (or minor entrant’s
parent or guardian), entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the
email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the
natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online
service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.)
responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted
email address. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that
such winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the
Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth above is prohibited; no automatic,
programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, its affiliates,
partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical,
hardware, software, telephone, mail or other communications malfunctions, errors or
failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP
availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate
capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled
or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Promotion,
including any injury or damage to any person’s computer relating to or resulting from
participating in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or
suspend this Promotion should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human
intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration,
security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion. In such case, Sponsor will select
potential winner(s) from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate)
the action taken by Sponsor.
Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its
sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or
web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning
a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine
the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair
playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to
annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB
SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY
BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN
ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM
ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE
RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR
LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO THE
PROMOTION AND/OR USE OF THE PRIZE(S). IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
RELEASED ENTITIES’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO ENTRANT FOR ALL DAMAGES,
LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED $10. WITHOUT LIMITING THE
FOREGOING, THIS PROMOTION AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”
WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-
INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS
OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE
ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
10. Use of Data; Newsletters. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants
at https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/terms-and-policies/privacy-policy/. By
participating in the Promotion, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of
their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s
ENTRANT ALSO UNDERSTANDS THAT BY ENTERING THIS PROMOTION,
ENTRANT WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY SUBSCRIBED TO HACHETTE BOOK
GROUP NEWSLETTERS, AND WILL RECEIVE HACHETTE EMAILS
CONCERNING AUTHORS AND BOOKS, EXCLUSIVE OFFERS AND OFFERS TO
ENTER OTHER PROMOTIONS SPONSORED BY SPONSOR. ENTRANT CAN
UNSUBSCRIBE TO NEWSLETTERS AND EMAILS AT ANY TIME BY
FOLLOWING THE DIRECTIONS ON THE NEWSLETTERS AND EMAILS TO
“UNSUBSCRIBE”. ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS THAT SUBSCRIBING OR
UNSUBSCRIBING WILL HAVE NO EFFECT WHATSOEVER ON ENTRANT’S
CHANCES OF WINNING IN THE PROMOTION.
11. List of Winners. To obtain a list of winner(s), send a self-addressed, stamped
envelope within six (6) weeks after the end date of the Promotion to Hachette Book
Group, Inc., 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10104, Attention: [SS; # 4-
12. Sponsor. Hachette Book Group, Inc., 1290 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
10104, Attention: [SS; # 4-166].
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS PROMOTION, PLEASE
CONTACT SPONSOR (Hachette Book Group, Inc., 1290 Avenue of the Americas,
New York, NY 10104, Attention: [SS; # 4-146]).