Saturday, August 1, 2009

Kizer Contest

Do you want to win 2 AMAZING books? Now's your chance! Here's what's up for grabs:

Meridian by Amber Kizer

Sixteen-year-old Meridian has always been surrounded by death. As a child, insects, mice, and salamanders burrowed into her bedclothes to die. As she grew, the animals got bigger, and soon they were finding her at school to die in her presence. Meridian became an outcast, labeled by her classmates as Reaper, Gravedigger, and Witch. Each death she witnesses weakens her body, and loneliness weakens her spirit.
On her sixteenth birthday, she witnesses a deadly car crash. Though she’s untouched, Meridian's body explodes with the victims’ pain.

Before she can fully recover, Meridian is told that she's a danger to her family and rushed to her great-aunt's house in Revelation, Colorado. It's there that she learns the secret her mother has been hiding her entire life: that she is a Fenestra, the half-angel, half-human link between the living and the dead. It's crucial that she learn how to transition human souls to the afterlife and preserve the balance between good and evil on earth. But Meridian and her sworn protector and love, Tens, face great danger from the Aternocti, a band of dark forces who capture vulnerable souls on the brink of death and cause chaos. Dark, lovely, and lushly romantic, MERIDIAN introduces a powerful heroine who will entrance readers.

One Butt Cheek at a Time by Amber Kizer
Gert Garibaldi isn't one of those people who believe high school is the best part of life. She has a whole notebook full of rants about high school, and she's fully aware of how ridiculous the experience is, thank you very much. Gert just wants to survive the next three years, one butt cheek at a time, with her best friend, Adam, by her side - and maybe Luscious Luke attached to her lips. With a stapler. Or something. But muddling through isn't even as easy as it seems - there are geriatric parents to deal with, Homecoming festivities (admit it- those words just sent a little chill down your spine), crushes, and potential new boyfriends - for both Gert and Adam. Frank, funny, and totally unique, Gert's ready to pull on the Pants of Life and start dancing.

HOW TO ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN:
It's simple-- leave a comment or send an email to readingrocks4me@gmail.com. Tell us why you want the books, and your name will be thrown into the drawing. Be sure to include contact information. Good luck!

* US Residents only please.
CONTEST ENDS AUGUST 8... So hurry up and enter!

20 comments:

  1. Whoo-hoo! I'm first! Now why do I want to read these books...
    I want to read Meridian because I find the premise of being the gateway to the other side for departing souls very interesting. The story sounds really unique and I want to see what happens to her. Maybe it's the cover art, the way she looks out at you, or maybe it's the plot, that she's an outcast for reasons beyond her control, but I feel for her and I want to get to know Meridian. Plus it just sounds awesome! :)
    One Butt Cheek at a Time just sounds hilarious. The title alone, man, is enough to make me laugh out loud! I like books that make me laugh, and it's neat that Amber Kizer demonstrates such a varied writing style. Gert sounds like my kind of girl; not fooled by modern misconceptions, straight forward, easily sidetracked, and cheeky. Pun intended.
    zombiegirrrl21 at aol dot com
    Thanks for the awesome contest!

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  2. I want to read it bc it sounds really interesting! I love paranormal YA!

    crystalreviews[at]gmail.com

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  3. I want to read Meridian because it sounds like an original, mind-blowing read. I've been looking forward to it ever since I heard about it. I love paranormal.

    One Butt Cheek At A Time sounds like a fun summer read!

    shutupjessicasreading(at)gmail(dot)com

    Great contest!
    Jessica

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  4. Ooh! Great contest!!

    I want to read Meridian because it sounds so like a book I would read. I love the originality of it and the main character sounds great!

    I want to read One Butt Cheek at a Time because the title alone sounds so funny and I would love to have a funny summer read!!

    infinitemusic19 AT gmail DOT com

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  5. Wow, those both sound so good. I want to read them because they're by the same author, yet they're so different! I love authors who don't just rewrite the same thing over and over. Plus they both look like amazing books that I would LOVE to read!

    book_worm127@yahoo.com

    Thanks so much for the contest!

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  6. Both of these books look soo good. I want to read these books because Meridian sounds really interesting and One Butt Cheek at a Time sounds funny.

    lovinfitch(at)aol(dot)com

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  7. Awesome awesome contest. I love how this contest has books two books that are in opposite genres. Oner for every occasion. I would love to enter!!! I really want to win Meridian becasue I really have no will power when it comes to paranormal romances. And I havent read anything contemporary in a while so One Butt Cheek at a Time would be an great choice.

    mshersheyskiss408@yahoo.com

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  8. Hello!
    I would love to read Meridian because it sounds like just the kind of book I would like. I would also like to read One Butt Cheek at at Time because I like authors who can write in more then one genre.

    Thanks!

    WilowRaven[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  9. Awesome contest!
    I want to read Meridian because I've heard such great things about it and because I just can't pass up anything paranormal, much less a paranormal romance! And One Butt Cheek at a Time just sounds absolutely hilarious! And I always like to read something light and fun between other books, so that would be perfect!

    HarlequinTwilight@gmail.com

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  10. Hey! Great contest!

    I would love to win these books because I've heard nothing bad about Meridian. I'm dying to read it and I'm sure when I do, I'll want something else by her. And then it'll be right there, waiting for me!

    bittahsweetharmony@yahoo.com

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  11. Both books sound like interesting reads, especially Meridian by Amber Kizer

    Contact: ninjafanpire@hotmail.com

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  12. Shawna Lewis
    weloveourdogs@juno.com

    1st of all the cover rocks!!!
    2nd I just feel lucky today !!
    3rd I think I saw my name on this book (ha) :o)
    4th I really want it and I'll even beg (woof woof)
    5th and foremost I love your Blog!!!

    Thanks for this chance we'll leave it to luck I guess!!! ;o)winks Shawna

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  13. Blair lewis
    blairwlewis@gmail.com

    To be honest it LOVE the cover art it's just amazing so with a cover so stunning the book has to be wonderful also.
    Thanks for the Maybe book win ;o)

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  14. Wow! Both those sound great. I want the books just so I can read them...or devour them in one night!

    s267641@nwmissouri.edu

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  15. I want to read them because they both sound amazing!
    adrienne2093(at)comcast(dot)net

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  16. I would like to read them because I have heard nothing but good things. I also really like their covers.

    Kate
    neverendingshelf@gmail.com

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  17. I love the cover of Meridian.
    I have the contest posted on my blog... Thanks
    http://layersofthought.blogspot.com/
    Shellie
    layersofthought at gmail dot com

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  18. Both of these books sound awesome and I've wanted to read them for awhile!

    paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

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  19. I want to read Meridian because I love the cover and it sounds really good. I wanna read One Butt Cheek at a Time because it sounds so funny and I love the title.

    Awesome contest, by the way! :D

    ~Briana
    thebookpixie(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  20. I'd love to have these, both books (completely different!) sound really good!

    Luvdaylilies at bellsouth dot net

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