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[CLOSED] Sweepstakes: Enter to Win Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth, Plus a $50 Gift Certificate!

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Veronica Roth is the author of the blockbuster YA series Divergent. Her latest release is Chosen Ones, an extraordinary sci-fi and fantasy novel that is Roth's first book intended for adults. 

Chosen Ones has already been named a Best Book of April by publications like LibraryReads and Entertainment Weekly. And to celebrate, we're giving away copies to help you pass the time during quarantine!

Four runners-up will win the Chosen Ones ebook. One grand prize winner will receive the Chosen Ones ebook plus a $50 gift certificate to Book Cellar, an indie bookstore selected by Roth herself. The certificate can be used to order great reads — and support Book Cellar — from wherever you are in the country.

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Chosen Ones

By Veronica Roth


A Best Book of April from TimeEntertainment Weekly, USA Today, Fortune, Business Insider, Marie Claire, PopSugar, PureWow, Tor.com, Huffington Post, BookRiotLiterary Hub, Buzzfeed, Amazon’s Editors’ Pick, Apple Books, IndieNext, LibraryReads

The masterful first novel for adults from the mega-selling author of the Divergent franchise.

"A stunning thriller/fantasy/sci-fi chimera like nothing I've read before." --Blake Crouch

"A hugely imagined, twisty, turning tale that leads through the labyrinths of magic and war to the center of the heart." --Diana Gabaldon

Fifteen years ago, five ordinary teenagers were singled out by a prophecy to take down an impossibly powerful entity wreaking havoc across North America. He was known as the Dark One, and his weapon of choice—catastrophic events known as Drains—leveled cities and claimed thousands of lives. Chosen Ones, as the teens were known, gave everything they had to defeat him.

After the Dark One fell, the world went back to normal . . . for everyone but them. After all, what do you do when you’re the most famous people on Earth, your only education was in magical destruction, and your purpose in life is now fulfilled?

Of the five, Sloane has had the hardest time adjusting. Everyone else blames the PTSD—and her huge attitude problem—but really, she’s hiding secrets from them . . . secrets that keep her tied to the past and alienate her from the only four people in the world who understand her.

On the tenth anniversary of the Dark One’s defeat, something unthinkable happens: one of the Chosen Ones dies. When the others gather for the funeral, they discover the Dark One’s ultimate goal was much bigger than they, the government, or even prophecy could have foretold—bigger than the world itself.

And this time, fighting back might take more than Sloane has to give.

Chosen Ones

By Veronica Roth

The Book Cellar


The Book Cellar is an independently-owned bookstore located in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood. 

As part of their COVID-19 response, The Book Cellar is now shipping books directly from their distributor's warehouse to customers' front doors. All you have to do is place your order through their website and select their regular USPS shipping option, then they'll take it from there! 

For full details, see official rules.  

Note: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC who are 18 years of age and older by April 27th, 2020.

Published on 27 Apr 2020

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