Amazon.com Unveils Semi-Finalists in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Customers Can Now Rate and Review Semi-Finalists’ Excerpts for the Opportunity to Receive a Kindle
Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that 836 submissions have moved on to the semi-final round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, Amazon.com’s first writing competition in search of the next great novel. Each semi-finalist has a dedicated detail page for their submission on Amazon.com, where customers can now download a short excerpt of the entry to rate and review. Additionally, customers who rate and review at least 25 semi-finalist excerpts will be entered in the ABNA Customer Review Contest for the chance to win an Amazon Kindle. In the Customer Review Contest, Amazon will select three customer review contestants based on quantity, knowledge of the excerpt and use of language used to rate and review submissions. The three Customer Review Contest winners will each receive an Amazon Kindle, a $2,000 Amazon gift certificate and a Hewlett-Packard printer from Amazon and its partners, Hewlett-Packard, Penguin Group (USA) and CreateSpace.
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