Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Win an ARC of Marie Lu's Legend!

Due to being sick as a dog all weekend and unable to promote the contest, I'm going to extend this out til Friday December 2nd. Thanks!

Legend (Legend, #1)Marie Lu

I didn't really want to give away my copy of the Legend ARC. NO I DIDN'T! I wanted to be completely selfish and keep it for myself and croon over it, calling it my precious. But then again, I'm a big fan and supporter of Marie's and I know how a good ARC contest can really help spread the word on a good book. So in the name of friendship, I am holding this contest for one lucky winner.

BTW - Marie shared with me her sketches of Day and June, the main characters of Legend. I just love getting a chance to see exactly what an author was envisioning when they created their story! I know that when the movie comes out (yes, movie rights have been optioned!!), they won't look like this, but it is still cool to see into the author's mind.

Ok so the contest rules are easy. First, check out the interview I did with Marie over at the Enchanted Inkpot. Second, spread the word, in whatever form you desire - smoke signals and morse code are acceptable only if at least one other new person, under the age of 85, was successfully reached by this method. Third, leave me a comment here to enter you into the drawing. Fourth, upload a Youtube video of yourself spelling your name out with your butt - in cursive.

Ok, so I might be kidding about one of these rules.

This contest is open internationally - and I mean it. In the past, I have had winners from South Africa and the Philippines. And if I get over 100 entries, I'll randomly select a second winner and send them a brand new copy of Legend, when it comes out next week. If we get to a second winner, the only change up in the rules on that one will be that you must be a blog or twitter follower to be entered.

And if this one goes well, I may be tempted to hold some more ARC contests for some really exciting new books coming out next year. The kind of books I happen to know many of you are salivating like rabid dogs over. We'll see how generous I feel during the holidays. Will you see Santa Ello or Grinch Ello? Only time, and what Da Man gets me for Christmas, will answer this important question.

24 comments:

anime-babble said...

Sounds like a wonderful novel. Linked to the interview here: http://anime-babble.livejournal.com/246785.html

Sophia Chang said...

Dang Ellen! You don't mess around when you finally come back to blogging!

I'm gonna facebook this right now.

Unknown said...

Giving soul, unni. Excited to be reading all of your books. Crap, I am totally procrastinating on my own writing. Consider this an entry :)

serendip said...

Oops, that last entry was me (Jae Young/jazzagold on twitter.)

Anna Staniszewski said...

This book sounds totally up my alley! I tweeted about the interview here: http://twitter.com/#!/annastanisz/status/139349678176215040

Lori M. Lee said...

I seriously cannot wait for this book. I've been looking forward to it from the moment the book deal was announced!

http://twitter.com/#!/LoriMLee/status/139351626908573697

Stephsco said...

Read the arc and really liked it. Will chk out your interview.

Charles Gramlich said...

I will check out the interview. No need to enter me in the drawing though.

Malvina+Beatrice said...

Count me in, I really wish to read this book.

GFC:Malvina Beatrice
darkenf(at)rocketmail(dot)com

Malvina+Beatrice said...

I tweeted
https://twitter.com/#!/darkenf/status/139364940455755776

Krispy said...

This book sounds great, and I loved the interview! Marie and I totally read the same horse books. LOVE the Black Stallion series. :)

Thanks for this giveaway!

Tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/kangaru/status/139395496283348993

Mirka Breen said...

Sounds amazing. I’m sending smoke signals. See?

C.R. Evers said...

I'm starting my fire so I can send out some smoke signals. ;0)

I'll tweet it too, just in case.

Ello - Ellen Oh said...

Posting for Sophia:

Sophia Chang has left a new comment on your post "Win an ARC of Marie Lu's Legend!":

Not sure what I posted last time but hopefully it'll come through - I think it's because you need to TURN OFF WORD VERIFICATION!!!!!! (The last blog that couldn't post my comment had a word veri thing on)

And I facebooked this.

Pam Vickers said...

I can't wait to read this! Enter me, please. Here's my link:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/104836858653936934045/posts/CLdmwMLecom

Vivien said...

Really looking forward to this book. Sounds just amazing! Thanks!
twitter follower
@deadtossedwaves
tweeted:
https://twitter.com/#!/deadtossedwaves/status/140065422656548864

Vivien
deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

Natalie said...

This book looks so good! I can't wait to read it. Added to book wish list!

Tweeted! http://twitter.com/#!/natalievana/status/141349531722858496

jbfinch said...

Played this game on Facebook and loved it! Can't wait to read the book- I know it will be wonderful! Thanks for the giveaway.
I tweeted:
https://twitter.com/#!/jbfinch89/status/141351747145834497

Caitlin said...

Great interview. I left a comment it had to be anonymous since I don't have livejournal. I am so loving those pictures especially of June. Very pretty. I so want to get my hands on this book.

https://mobile.twitter.com/#!/a_cattie/status/141352792353800192

Sthrnsweetie115@AOL.com

CYP @ A Bookalicious Story said...

I love those drawings! They're so cool, and now I really want to read the book! Haha, thanks for the giveaway!

Tweeted the interview: http://twitter.com/#!/CYPyeti/status/141355904179240960

CYP
cypsays_hi at hotmail dot com

Tyhitia Green said...

I added it to my Goodreads TBR pile. I wanna win!

demonhunter32 (at) gmail (dot) com

The Literary B!tch said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I really really really want to have a copy of this book!!! eeek >_< Thank you for the chance! *cross fingers*

I'm a blog follower
Follower name: literary b!tch

email: fallendream03 AT gmail DOT com

shared the interview on twitter:
http://twitter.com/#!/dliterarybitch/status/141874142545854464

big big thanks for hosting this giveaway... i want it badly *cross fingers*

Melanie McCullough said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I can't wait to read this book. I tweeted about the interview here
http://twitter.com/#!/Melanie_McC/status/141983138644627456
GFC Follower: Melanie McCullough
Melanie.M.McCullough(at)gmail(dot)com

Natalie Aguirre said...

I loved the interview at Enchanted Inkpot. I'm a new follower and posted on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?

I don't have Twitter.

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