Win copies of a #CornerstoneStockingFiller of your choice!


Cornerstone has an exciting opportunity for reading groups to pitch to receive PDF copies of a #CornerstoneStockingFillers title of their choice.

From a wintery romance, to a pacey psychological thriller, to a guide to creativity from legendary comedian, actor and writer John Cleese, there is something for every reader in Cornerstone’s Christmas list. Five winning groups with be sent copies of their chosen book in PDF format. In exchange, they will be asked to share a post on social media using the #CornerstoneStockingFillers hashtag and to share online reviews by early February. One group who shares their reviews and social media posts by the deadline will also win print copies of Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks or Duplicate Death by Georgette Hayer!

The #CornerstoneStockingFillers list includes:

Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell
Creativity by John Cleese (non-fiction)
A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik
V2 by Robert Harris
This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

How to take part

This opportunity is open to all reading groups though we particularly welcome pitches from groups whose members are active on social media. To pitch, please log in and complete the survey below by midnight on Wednesday 16 December. You will be sent PDF copies of your book shortly after.

If you can have questions please contact with any questions.


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