THE “NEVERSINK” SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES This promotion The “Neversink” ("Sweepstakes") is sponsored by Walden Media, LLC ("Walden

Media"), 1888 Century Park East 14th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067. ELIGIBILITY NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE CHANCES OF WINNING. The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia eighteen (18) years of age and older, excluding employees and immediate family members of Walden Media, LLC (“Sponsor”) or HarperCollins and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, advertising, promotional and fulfillment agents, attorneys, and other representatives and the persons with whom each of the above are domiciled. Offer void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. Each Participant in the Sweepstakes must be the rightful owner or have authorized use of the e-mail account indicated by the Participant's e-mail address. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the winner entering the Sweepstakes, the winner will be deemed to be the person in whose name the e-mail account is opened. The e-mail account must be opened prior to 9:00 a.m. (PT) on April 2, 2012. ENTRY To enter, during the Entry Period (defined below) Participant must visit Sponsor’s business page “Entry Pages” at: http://www.facebook.com/waldenpondpress1 and enter his or her email address. Entry will not be complete until Participant has entered his or her email address. Participants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. The potential winners will be required to provide a valid mailing address within ten (10) days of notification in order for Sponsor to be able to fulfill the prize. If the foregoing is not received, an alternate potential winner will be selected. Limit one (1) entry per person for this Sweepstakes. Participants may not enter with multiple email addresses, nor may participants use any other means to enter more than one time, and any Participant who does so, or otherwise attempts to enter more than one time will be disqualified. ENTRY PERIOD This Sweepstakes begins Monday, April 2, 2012 and ends on Monday, April 9, 2012. ("Sweepstakes Period"). All internet entries must be sent no later than Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11:59 pm ET. Sponsor’s server/computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION One potential winner will be selected by a random drawing from among the eligible entries. Winner will be chosen by no later than four (4) days following the end date above. The potential winner will be notified by Email. If the potential winner does not respond to the notification within three (3) days of delivery, an alternate winner will be chosen. The potential winner will be required to complete, sign, return and have notarized an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and where imposing such condition is legal, a Publicity Release (the “Prize Claim Documents”). If a selected potential winner fails to return the signed Prize Claim Documents within five (5) days of the receipt of the Prize Claim Documents, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.

PRIZES There will be one (1) grand prize winner who will receive: 1. One (1) $50 gift card to a Qualifying Bookstore of the grand prize winner’s choice. The estimated retail value (“ERV”) is $50. Walden Media reserves the right to substitute a substitute prize or cash payment of equal or greater value for the prize (or a portion of the prize) in its sole discretion. [A “Qualifying Bookstore” is a local “bricks and mortar” bookstore physically located within 100 miles of the grand prize winner’s hometown, which offers gift certificates of at least up to a $50 value. If the chosen bookstore does not meet these qualifications, the grand prize winner will be notified by Walden Media, and given a maximum of three (3) days to select an alternative Qualifying Bookstore. If the grand prize winner does not respond, or does not provide an acceptable alternative, Walden Media reserves the right to select a bookstore in its sole discretion.] 2. One (1) one year membership to National Audubon Society, Inc. 3. One (1) signed and personalized copy of NEVERSINK by Barry Wolverton 4. One (1) Skype call from author Barry Wolverton to be scheduled at the author’s convenience. TOTAL PRIZE VALUE: $86.00 The prize is non-transferable and cannot be sold or redeemed for cash. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION By participating, entrants affirm that they have read these Official Rules, agree to be bound by them and the selection of the winners, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes and/ or these Official Rules. All federal, state and local tax liabilities arising from this Sweepstakes will be the sole responsibility of the winner. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission to use the winner's name, likeness, biography, and prize won for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation, except where prohibited or restricted by law. The entrants release, discharge, and hold harmless Walden Media and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, attorneys, representatives and agents, including advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, from any and all liability or damages arising from the administration of the Sweepstakes and the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the following: (i) late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected or unintelligible entries, (ii) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes, and (iii) any damage to the entrant's computer, related equipment, data files, and software resulting from entrant's downloading of information regarding the Sweepstakes or participation in the Sweepstakes. Walden Media reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond Walden Media's control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. Walden Media may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking or employing other unfair practices or by abusing other entrants or the representatives of Walden Media. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, IN SUCH EVENT, WALDEN MEDIA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ITS REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING COSTS AND ATTORNEY'S FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW. Any dispute arising from the Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of California, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, and the entrants consent to the personal jurisdic-

tion of the State and Federal Courts located in the State of California over them and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes. For the names of the prize winners, e-mail your request to waldenpondpress@gmail.com no earlier than 4/13/12, but no later than 4/30/12. You may also send a self-addressed stamped envelope (postage not required from Vermont residents) to Walden Media, 17 New England Executive Park, Suite 305, Burlington, MA 01803 during the time period above. This Sweepstakes is conducted solely by Walden Media, LLC and is not sponsored or otherwise affiliated with Facebook, Inc. and/or National Audubon Society, Inc.

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