Real Simple’s online book club gives away signed copies of M.L. Stedman’s “The Light Between Oceans.”

By Real Simple
Updated May 01, 2013
Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission.
“On tiny, isolated Janus Rock, off the perilous Western Australian coastline, a childless lighthouse keeper and his grief-stricken wife are swept into a series of life-changing decisions when an infant washes onto their shores in a rowboat. Every character is insightfully drawn, morally complex, and so very human, I was absolutely riveted.”— Paula McLain is the author of The Paris Wife ($10, and Love and Ruin ($20, buy: $10,

Hi, Bookies:

Back in the fall, you may remember, our club enjoyed M.L. Stedman’s debut novel, The Light Between Oceans. Now, the novel is out in paperback, and—even better—we have 10 copies, signed by the author, to give away to you. The first 10 readers to reply by posting down in the comments below—just something as simple as “Me, please!”—will receive a paperback copy. The giveaway starts at 3:30 pm ET on Thursday, May 2, and ends once 10 people have posted in the comments section below. NOTE: Please do not post a comment until the starting time of 3:30 pm ET!

The contest rules: Open to legal residents of the U.S. age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Limited to one entry per e-mail address. The first 10 persons to leave a comment below will receive one paperback copy each of The Light Between Oceans, which has a retail value of $16. Each winner will be contacted by Real Simple via e-mail and must then provide their full name, telephone number, and mailing address, or their entry may be disqualified. Sponsor not responsible for any damage to computer equipment related to participating in this promotion. Items being distributed are not transferable or redeemable for cash. Consumers who obtain items are responsible for any and all taxes. Promotion begins at 3:30 pm ET on 5/2/13 and ends when merchandise is depleted. Employees of Real Simple, Time Inc., Simon & Schuster, or any related companies are not eligible to enter or win. The winners may be required to complete an affidavit or eligibility and waiver of liability before prize can be awarded.

Good luck!