Share your inspiring read and win great CBC Books swag!

Canada Reads this year is all about changing our nation. You can get the details (and submit your official recommendations for the Canada Reads 2014 contenders) here.

While you wait for us to compile the data, why not share an inspiring read with the nation? We've cooked up a new contest where you can do just that!

Reading a book that could change Canada? Let us know on Instagram, Twitter or via email (canadareads@cbc.ca) for a chance to win CBC Books Swag, including a CBC Books tote bag. We are giving away a prize pack every Monday!

If you're entering via email, use the subject "Canada Reads Contest." If you're submitting via Instagram or Twitter, use the hashtag #canadareads2014. Need some inspiration? Check out entries in the photo gallery below. Canada Reads has specific criteria for the books, but this contest doesn't. Share inspiring fiction or nonfiction, by Canadian or international authors!

You can enter once per week per methods, and your entries are cumulative (so your entry in week one might win you a prize in week three). CBC contest rules apply.






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