The 9 Best Book Giveaways Happening Right Now (Including A Trip To Hawaii)

by  | August 25

Sweeps season (summer, duh) ain’t over yet kids. You can still win enough books via giveaways to get you through the dog days and straight into fall. I mean, you’re bound to win one of these sometime. Check back in next month for our next round-up of glorious book giveaways!

1. Off the Shelf End of Summer Giveaway



  • The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery
  • The Lake House by Kate Morton
  • The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck
  • A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan
  • The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
  • The Hand That Feeds You by A.J. Rich
  • The Children’s Crusade by Ann Packer
  • Let Me Explain You by Annie Liontas
  • The Summer’s End by Mary Alice Monroe
  • Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg
  • The King’s Curse by Philippa Gregory
  • The New Neighbor by Leah Stewart
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (audiobook)

Ends: August 31, 2016

2. Refresh and Relax

gothamist giveaway


  • $2,000 Design Within Reach gift card
  • $200 gift card to Bellocq Tea Atelier
  • Your dream library of 25 Simon & Schuster books ($500 value) in genres chosen by the winner

Ends: August 29, 2016

3. The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Sweeps



  • Enter by August 31 for a chance to win two tickets to an Amy Schumer stand-up show.
  • Enter September 13 – 19  for a chance to win the Amy Schumer collection: Inside Amy Schumer DVDs seasons 1-3, Live At The Apollo DVD, Trainwreck DVD
  • Enter September 20 – 30 for a chance to win a signed Amy Schumer hoodie

4. Golf Book Sweeps


Grand Prize:

  • $500 to spend at the PGA TOUR Superstore
  • A ten-book golf library, featuring authors like Bob Rotella, Harvey Penick, Brandel Chamblee, Joe Posnanski, and more

First Runner-Up Prize:

  • $250 to spend at the PGA TOUR Superstore
  • A five book bundle of golf favorites

Second Runner-Up Prize:

  • $100 to spend at the PGA TOUR Superstore
  • Three bestselling golf books

Third Runner-Up Prize:

  • $50 to spend at the PGA TOUR Superstore
  • Copies of Anatomy of Greatness and Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book

Ends: September 26, 2016

5. Win a Trip to Maui (Plus a tablet full of books to read while you’re there!)

hawaii sweeps


  • 5-night stay in a luxury bedroom suite at the Hotel Wailea
  • Private chef-curated dinner
  • $900 for airfare from your nearest airport to Maui
  • Tablet preloaded with 8 hand-picked reads from Simon & Schuster
  • 1 year subscription to AFAR Magazine

Ends: September 7, 2016

6. Mangia! An Italian Cookbook Giveaway

italian cookbook


  • Signed copy of Tasting Rome by Katie Parla
  • The Tucci Cookbook by Stanley Tucci
  • Ingredienti by Marcella Hazan
  • Ciao Bella apron

Ends: September 5, 2016

7. Junk Gypsy Pre-Order Sweeps

junk gypsy


  • Round-trip airfare to Austin, TX for you and a friend
  • A two-night stay at the Wander Inn
  • Lunch with Amie and Jolie Sykes on the porch of their flagship store
  • A $500 gift card to shop completes your ultimate Junk Gypsy experience!

Ends: October 3, 2016

8. Bookriot Mailbag Giveaway



  • Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • The Scribe by Matthew Guinn
  • Invasive by Chuck Wendig
  • Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
  • Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra
  • There Now by Eamon Grennan
  • How I Became a North Korean by Krys Lee
  • I’m Supposed To Protect You from All This by Nadja Spiegelman
  • A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • The Unseen World by Liz Moore

Ends: August 28, 2016

9. XOXO After Dark’s Go Roman Crazy Giveaway

roman holiday


  • Roman Crazy by Alice Clayton and Nina Bocci
  • Kindle Fire
  • DVD of Roman Holiday 
  • Travel journal

Ends: September 6, 2016