Author Launches Book Holding Contest


By Jason Boog Comment

How many books can you hold at once with all the covers facing forward? Prince of Thorns author Mark Lawrence has challenged his readers to test their book-holding prowess.

In the photo embedded above, reader Bradley held these books: Shadow’s Edge, Way of Shadows, The Jordan Rules, Desert Spear, Stormdancer, Beyond The Shadows, If I Die In A Combat Zone, The Warded Man, Prince of Thorns, King of Thorns, This Book Is Full Of Spiders, John Dies In The End, The Whore Of Akron). Check it out:

Send me a photo of you holding up a book you like (cover forward) and I’ll post it here. ( You are more than welcome to hold up books you’ve written. The more books you hold up at once, the higher up the list I’ll place you. rules: 1) Books all face forward 2) Only one person holding 3) No photo shop 4) No solid supports (shelves, metal frame etc). There will be a prize… of some sort.