Sometimes you want a little help finding the best opportunities for winning. There are many books devoted to sweepstaking. I've created this shop for readers to easily navigate to the reviews at the Contests and Sweepstakes Site here at BellaOnline. I will continue to add to this list as I review more items for the site. I've also included reviews for luck-themed books and winning-themed movies. I hope you find the right thing for you. Happy sweepstaking and good luck!
Sweepstakes Books and Newsletters
Best Sweepstakes Newsletter
For over 20 years, Best Publications has offered the Best Sweepstakes Newsletter as a monthly subscription to find mail-in and online sweeps. There are also online listings at their website for subscribers. Read the Best Sweepstakes Newsletter full review
This is another popular print and online newsletter that has been around for over 20 years. There are almost 40 listing in each issue, as well as a members-only section on their website. Read the SweepSheet Newsletter full review
You Are a Winner!
Author Penelope Silvers shares her tips and tricks for winning that have helped her over the years. This is a short ebook, but she has some good advice. You Are a Winner! by Penelope Silvers full review
I added the luck section to the Contests and Sweepstakes Site as a matter of special interest. I know that sweepstakers along with the general public employ lucky charms and techniques in hopes of increasing their winnings. In addition to articles on luck lore from different traditions, I'll be bringing you reviews of books about luck and winning.
The Luck Factor
This is an older book first published in 1977 but author Max Gunther's advice still rings true today. Is luck something that happens only to other people? Gunther shares anecdotes and his observations on how luck can be what you make it. This is a fun and engaging book. Read The Luck Factor full review
Movies About Winning
It Could Happen To You
This 1994 film starring Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda and Rosie Perez is a sweet romantic comedy and an inspiration to live according to your principles no matter what comes your way. Read the It Could Happen To You full review
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Sometimes a win brings out the best in people, but it can bring out the worst. This classic 1971 musical based on Roald Dahl's novel and starring Gene Wilder takes a humorous look at what can happen when you combine one eccentric personality, five kids, a jackpot and lots of chocolate. Read the Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory full review