Doctor Who S8 Premiere: Livetweeting & Giveaway


new-drwho-banner-21A day doesn’t seem too long to wait, but as Doctor Who fans know, time is not a linear progression. There’s a whole lot of wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey stuff between now and tomorrow night’s Peter Capaldi-ful premiere. To help get you through, though, we’ve got the promise of livetweeting the episode from @UnboundWorlds – and prizes! We’ll be giving away five sets of four not-yet-released official Doctor Who novels (three of which feature the Twelfth Doctor, plus one John-Hurt-as-War-Doctor story) throughout the episode. And one grand-prize winner will score a full set of all eight books!

Full contest rules and conditions below…

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter by retweeting any of @UnboundWorlds’s designated “RT to enter” tweets between 7:00 PM (ET) August 23, 2014, and 11:59 PM (ET) on August 24, 2014. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON.

Sponsor is not responsible for computer malfunctions, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or communications line failure; or theft, destruction or unauthorized access to entrant’s computer. Forms that contain errors, are incomplete or corrupted will not be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entries from anyone tampering with the entry process.

ELIGIBILITY: This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) over the age of 18 at time of entry. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. Void where prohibited. Employees of Random House LLC its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, and agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in their household are not eligible to enter this sweepstakes.


One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive one (1) complete set of 8 Doctor Who novels. Five (5) winners will each receive: one (1) set of four not-yet-released Doctor Who novels to be mailed on or after September 1, 2014 . Approximate retail value of each individual book: $9.99.

If for any reason all or part of the prize is not available or cannot be fulfilled, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, including, but not limited to, cash equivalent. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be assigned. No prize or cash substitutes allowed, except at the discretion of the Sponsor as set forth above.


Five (5) Prize Winners and one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be chosen at random by August 25, 2014, from all eligible entries received by the entry deadline. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor will notify Winner by Direct Message on Twitter (Winner must be following @UnboundWorlds to receive DMs). Winner will be required to email to provide his/her address for mailing of the prize within five (5) days from notification. If a winner notification of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a Winner fails to timely respond to the notification or declines the Prize, the Prize will be awarded to an alternate winner, selected in a random drawing among the remaining entries.

WINNER LIST: For the names of the Winners, available after August 28, 2014, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Doctor Who Novel Sweepstakes, attn: Emily Hughes, Random House LLC, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 by September 5, 2014.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by these official rules. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to any computer, other equipment, or person relating to or resulting from participation in the sweepstakes. Entrants release Sponsor, its agencies, and assigns from any liability, damage and/or loss resulting from participating in this sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to publish, post online, or otherwise refer to the names of the Winners in any and all forms and media throughout the world, and for any and all publicity or promotional purposes, without obligation or compensation, except where prohibited by law.

SPONSOR: Unbound, a website of Random House LLC, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.