Foreword Reviews

December 2021 Giveaway

Register to Win a Free Box of Books!

Our monthly book giveaway is designed exclusively for librarians and booksellers interested in expanding their offerings from independent publishers. We believe the more you read indie, the more likely you’ll choose indie to distinguish your bookstore/library.

Each month, our editors are carefully choosing a selection of nonfiction, fiction, and children’s books valued up to $300. Two winners will be announced in the first week of each month, with books mailed shortly thereafter.

If you want to be next month’s indie book hero, click below to enter.

Enter to Win

Past Winners

November 2021 Giveaway (announced December 3, 2021)
  • Nichole (IL)
  • Kristin (MN)
October 2021 Giveaway (announced November 5, 2021)
  • Dana (TX)
  • Jamie (NY)
September 2021 Giveaway (announced October 1, 2021)
  • Beth (GA)
  • Dianne (NH)
August 2021 Giveaway (announced September 3, 2021)
  • Debbie (WA)
  • Tammi (VA)
July 2021 Giveaway (announced August 6, 2021)
  • Jessica (OH)
  • Sarah (OR)
June 2021 Giveaway (announced July 2, 2021)
  • Monica (NC)
  • Lisa (MI)
May 2021 Giveaway (announced June 4, 2021)
  • Kelly (NJ)
  • Carol (CT)
April 2021 Giveaway (announced May 7, 2021)
  • Mary (MI)
  • Sharon (FL)
  • Kati (MA)
March 2021 Giveaway (announced April 2, 2021)
  • Maria (FL)
  • Tracy (TX)
  • Alexis (MI)
February 2021 Giveaway (announced March 5, 2021)
  • Lynne (TX)
  • Elaine (CA)
  • Anna (OH)
January 2021 Giveaway (announced February 5, 2021)
  • Jessica (MI)
  • Gail (NH)
  • Susan (TX)
December 2020 Giveaway (announced January 5, 2021)
  • Laura (CA)
  • Lacey (IA)
  • Mat (FL)
November 2020 Giveaway (announced December 3, 2020)
  • Lisa (OK)
  • Kristen (MI)
  • charmaine (MO)
October 2020 Giveaway (announced November 5, 2020)
  • Melissa (NC)
September 2020 Giveaway (announced October 5, 2020)
  • Krissy (IL)
  • Shanna (PA)
  • Jennifer (NY)



  1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The December 2021 Giveaway ("Sweepstakes") begins on December 2, 2021 at 11:23 am EST at and ends on December 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST (the "Promotion Period").

    The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Foreword Magazine, Inc. ("Sponsor"). By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may be reached by email at during the Promotion Period.

  2. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the United States of America who are at least eighteen (18) years old (the "Entrant"). Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (the "Promotion Entities"), are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

  3. PRIZE: Three (3) winners will each receive one (1) box of books (approximate retail value or "ARV": $300.00)

    Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Official Rules is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.

    This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States of America and Prize will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within said locations. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.

  4. HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period online by visiting the entry form, which can be found on the following website at

    Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the Entrant. Any attempt by Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void Entrant's Entries and that Entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.

  5. WINNER SELECTION: The Winner(s) of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted after registration closes on December 31, 2021 and before the announcement on January 7, 2022 by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received.

  6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information on January 7, 2022. The Prize will be shipped to the mailing address attached to the Entry.

    Any Prize returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential prize winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively "the Prize Claim Documents"). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.

  7. PRIVACY: Any personal information supplied by you will be subject to the privacy policy of the Sponsor posted at By entering the Sweepstakes, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Sweepstakes Entities for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment, including use in a publicly available Winners list.

  8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or landline phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participant's or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes.

    If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total ARV as set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. Sponsor and Released Parties shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.

  9. WINNER LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To view the Winner List, visit The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

  10. SPONSOR: Foreword Magazine, Inc. 413 E Eighth St, Traverse City, MI 49686,