Orbit US Enewsletter Sweepstakes


To enter, email orbit@hbgusa.com with the words “The Poison Throne ” in the subject line



1. TO ENTER: Enter online by sending an email to orbit@hbgusa.com with the words “THE POISON THRONE ” in the subject line, beginning MONDAYMarch 28th 2010, 10:00 AM EDT, and ending FRIDAY, April 9, 2010, 9:59 AM EDT. In the event of a dispute about entries submitted by multiple individuals using the same email account, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry. The authorized email account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet-access provider, an online-service provider or another organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Limit one entry per person, per household, per email address, during the period of this promotion.

2. ELIGIBILITY: The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old as of April 7 2009. Sweepstakes not open to employees, and their families, of Sponsor or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the “Affiliated Parties”). This offer is void wherever prohibited, and subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

3. RANDOM DRAWING: There will be five (5) prize winners. The winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about MONDAY, April 12, 2010, from among all eligible entries received. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding. Odds of winning will depend on number of eligible entries received. Winner will be notified by email or regular mail at the email or street address provided.


1 copy of THE POSION THRONE, by Celine Kienan.

The items will be shipped to winner beginning approximately one (1) week after Sponsor has determined eligibility of the winner. Prize will be delivered “as is”; no warranty or guarantee will be given by Sponsor with respect to any prize. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution, cash redemption, assignment or transfer of prize permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize, or any product listed above, with another prize or product of greater or equal value.

5. GENERAL: No responsibility is assumed for viruses, technical, hardware, software or other online entry malfunctions of any kind or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entry for the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these Official Rules, Sponsor shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such an event, Sponsor reserves the right to choose winner from all eligible entries received. Mutilated entries will not be accepted. Multiple or duplicate entries received will be disqualified. Responsibility for receipt of entry rests solely with the entrant. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. Sponsor will not return or acknowledge receipt of entries. If the winner is unwilling to accept the prize, an alternate winner may be selected. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, related to a prize are the responsibility of the individual winner. Sponsor makes no representation about the condition or fitness of the prize. An additional statement of eligibility and execution of certain release forms may be required prior to the award of the prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission of winner to use his/her name, voice and likeness/image for promotional advertising, publicity or trade purposes in any and all media worldwide in perpetuity by Sponsor and Affiliated Parties without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor and the Affiliated Parties are not responsible for illegible, incomplete, late, lost, damaged, destroyed, incorrect, postage due, delayed or misdirected entries or notifications. Sponsor and its Affiliated Parties are not responsible for computer, telephone, cable network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability, or garbled or jumbled transmissions. Sponsor and Affiliated Parties are not responsible for Internet/web site/use, net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion or unauthorized human intervention, or for any damage to user’s system occasioned by participating in the Sweepstakes or downloading any necessary information. By participating in this Sweepstakes and/or by accepting the prize, entrants, winner release and forever discharge Sponsor, the Affiliated Parties and their respective parents, shareholders, partners, interest holders, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, agents, authorized representatives, employees, and advertising agencies from and against any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of any prize, including, without limitation, for personal injury, damage, loss or death, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy and merchandise/prize delivery. Sponsor is not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded due to delivery cancellations, delays or other interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or otherwise failing to abide by these Official Rules. For questions regarding Sponsor’s use of data, visit sponsor’s privacy policy at http://www.hachettebookgroupusa.com/legal/index.html.

6. NAME OF THE WINNER: For the name of the winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: ORBIT POSION THRONE sweepstakes, c/o Hachette Book Group USA, Inc., 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10020: Attention: ORBIT MARKETING, Room 13-105. All requests must be received by Sponsor within six (6) weeks after April 9 2010

7. The Sponsor of this promotion is Hachette Book Group USA, Inc., 237 Park Avenue, New York, New York, NY 10020.