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Friday, July 10

Contest: Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev

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Eyes Like Stars (Theatre Illuminata, Act I) by Lisa Mantchev
Feiwel & Friends (July 7, 2009)
368 pages
$11.55 (Amazon.com, 07/10/09)

I know I'm a little late in celebrating the release of Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev but I can't just let it pass without giving it it's well deserved glory spot!

ELS was an amazing read. You can see my review here. It was so unique and the originality was one of the best I've ever read. The cover alone deserves to be mentioned. It's one of the prettiest I've ever seen. Even thought the artist did an amazing job you have to give props to Lisa too. Without her amazing ability to write and describe her characters this amazing cover would not exist.

Here's a blurb about the book (Amazon.com):
All her world’s a stage.
Bertie Shakespeare Smith is not an actress, yet she lives in a theater.
She’s not an orphan, but she has no parents.
She knows every part, but she has no lines of her own.
That is, until now.
Enter Stage Right
NATE. Dashing pirate. Will do anything to protect Bertie.
COBWEB, MOTH, MUSTARD SEED, and PEASEBLOSSOM. Four tiny and incredibly annoying fairies. BERTIE’S sidekicks.
ARIEL. Seductive air spirit and Bertie’s weakness. The symbol of impending doom.
BERTIE. Our heroine.
Welcome to the Théâtre Illuminata, where the actors of every play ever written can be found behind the curtain. They were born to play their parts, and are bound to the Théâtre by The Book—an ancient and magical tome of scripts. Bertie is not one of them, but they are her family—and she is about to lose them all and the only home she has ever known.
Lisa Mantchev has written a debut novel that is dramatic, romantic, and witty, with an irresistible and irreverent cast of characters who are sure to enchant the audience.
Open Curtain

Read the first chapter on the Théâtre Illuminata.

Connect with Lisa:
Website
Théâtre Illuminata
LiveJournal Blog
Twitter
Facebook
MySpace
Feiwel & Friends

Deltay of Lucid Conspiracy made a very cute trailer for ELS. Check it out:




Contest!

I'm going to offer a copy of Eyes Like Stars to one contestant. I'll place the order on Amazon.com and have it shipped directly to the winner.

How to Enter:


IMPORTANT! Each entry MUST be a separate comment! Otherwise you forfeit your additional entries! I will be using a random number generator to pick the winner!

  1. Post a comment! Any comment will do! Include your email to ensure you receive your winnings!
  2. Follow my blog! Already follow? Awesome! Let me know!
  3. Post this contest on the web! Anywhere is acceptable. Leave the link in your comment. One link per comment. If you Twitter it, @ me! @junklekennedy
So that's at least 3 (three) entries available for you to win a copy of ELS by Lisa Mantchev.

  • Entries will be accepted until Midnight, July 17th (one week)
  • Entries are open to US & Canada only, sorry. NO P.O. Boxes.
  • The winner will be randomly selected via random.org based on the comment number automatically generated when you comment. Random comments WILL be deleted. Sorry.
  • The winner will be announced on July 18th (or soon thereafter)
  • The winner will have 3 days to email me their shipping info or they will forfeit their winners and a new winner will be selected. Include your email in your comment and I'll email you if you win.

Enter away! Good luck!


Eyes Like Stars

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93 comments:

  1. Yay, please enter me! I keep hearing wonderful things about this book. :)

    Briana
    getanzt@gmail.com

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  2. Posted a link to this contest on my sidebar at http://whatbrireads.blogspot.com

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  3. Also posted a link on Twitter :) http://twitter.com/whatbrireads/status/2570255896

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  4. Please include me. I really want to read this one.

    bachcus76 at myself dot com

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  5. I am already a follower.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

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  6. I want to read this sooo bad!

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  7. I Would Love A Chance At This!!
    Please Enter Me..
    Thanks So Much!!

    KailaEscobales(at)aol(dot)com

    xoxo
    RagDollVampGirl

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  8. I Became A Follower Today!!

    xoxo
    RagDollVampGirl

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  9. I Also Blogged About This On My Blog

    http://yabookreleases.blogspot.com/2009/07/eyes-like-stars-fun-news.html

    xoxo
    RagDollVampGirl

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  10. ...and I've linked to this giveaway in my sidebar. Yay for you being awesome!

    stephxsu at gmail dot com

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  11. Need this one, sounds so good!

    lilibethramos@live.com

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  12. posted on blog's sidebar: http://lilibethramos.blogspot.com

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  13. Ah Jess! You're so nice! Please include me in this contest.

    Thanks so much =)

    mishtakes AT gmail DOT com

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  14. I'm already a follwer <3

    mishtakes AT gmail DOT com

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  15. I posted a link on my sidebar (http://creativitygone.blogspot.com)

    =D Thanks again,

    mishtakes AT gmail DOT com

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  16. Posted on twitter too =)

    http://twitter.com/mishtakes/statuses/2573404804

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  17. Please enter me! Cool contest :D

    lookaftermyheart1901(at)gmail(dot)com

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  18. I would love to win this please enter me in your giveaway.

    budletsmom at yahoo dot com

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  19. I follow.

    budletsmom at yahoo dot com

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  20. Enter me!
    bball11kt@sbcglobal.net

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  21. Please enter me

    :) Erica
    thebookcellar@wi.rr.com

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  22. Hey Jess =)
    I know you said US only, but I jsut wanted to highlighy the fact that you could actually order it from let's say, amazon.ca for a canadian winner ( like me? hints ^^ ) for same price as amazon.com
    Sorry I couldn't resist it *grins*
    If you wanna count me in you can reach me at Tynga85 @hotmail .com
    Much love =D

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  23. This book is on my towering tbr pile - would love to win it!

    Margay

    Margay1122 (at) aol (dot) com

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  24. I posted about it here:

    http://twitter.com/Margay/status/2576346550

    Margay

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  25. ATTENTION PARENTS OF BORED TEENAGERS!

    If you're tired of your kids rolling their eyes when you offer them a book that you "loved when you were a teenager" here's the solution!

    Let JESSICA KENNEDY tell them what to read! She's young and they'll listen to her!

    J.K.'s Blog: http://bookreviewsbyjess.blogspot.com/
    J.K.'s Twitter: http://twitter.com/junklekennedy

    mcclellanfalk@yahoo.com
    http://usersites.horrorfind.com/home/horror/psychetales/lessons.html

    http://twitter.com/Usernaminator

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  26. I would love to be included in your giveaway.
    Thanks
    Debbie
    debdesk9(at)verizon.net

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  27. I am a follower.
    Thanks
    Debbie
    debdesk9(at)verizon.net

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  28. This books looks like it will be a superb read plus it's a book I can share with my teenage stepdaughter. :)

    fantasydreamersramblings @ gmail . com

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  29. I posted a link on my blogs sidebar under Contests/Giveaways.

    fantasydreamersramblings @ gmail . com

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  30. I'm a follower of your blog. :D

    fantasydreamersramblings @ gmail . com

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  31. I've been hearing a lot of great things about eyes like star so I really hope I win! Thanks:D

    sylvia_uy4@yahoo.com

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  32. +1 I'm a follower:D

    sylvia_uy4@yahoo.com

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  33. I'd like to be included! tWarner419@aol.com

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  34. I love how happy the header of your blog is :) (don't think I've mentioned that before, but I've meant to.)

    book.splotATgmailDOTcom

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  35. I already follow your blog, too :)

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  36. and I posted about it on my sidebar: http://book-splot.blogspot.com

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  37. Thanks Jess for allowing Canada in =)
    Please sign me up the book really seems awesome!
    I am indeed a follower =)

    tynga85 @hotmail .com

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  38. count me in please!
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  39. subscribe/follow in google reader
    throuthehaze at gmail dot com

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  40. Great giveaway. I love the cover of this so much. Please count me in. jessica(at)fan(dot)com

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  41. This sounds great! I'm definitely sharing your contest on my blog. libridilectio.blogspot.com

    -Becky

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  42. Ooh, sounds great, I'd love to be counted in =) Thanks for embedding my ELS video & the kind words too!

    lucidconspiracy at gmail dot com

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  43. I've tweet'd this giveaway on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/lucidconspiracy/status/2617944642

    =)

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  44. I've sidebar linked this contest =)

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  45. I'd like to be entered!
    I also tweeted about it: http://twitter.com/reader_meg/status/2618087315
    Thank you!
    Meghan mdondero@sprynet.com

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  46. i would love to be entered
    smartieangel12@yahoo.com

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  47. i'm also a follower
    smartieangel12@yahoo.com

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  48. I SO want to read this book. Please enter me! (because winning a copy would be freaking awesome!)

    Thanks for holding the giveaway!

    celialarsen(at)gmail(dot)com

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  49. +1 I'm also adding this to the sidebar of my blog at: http://ceceliabedelia.blogspot.com.

    Thanks!

    celialarsen(at)gmail(dot)com

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  50. Sorry, I didn't read carefully enough.
    I also tweeted about it: http://twitter.com/reader_meg/status/2618087315
    Thank you!

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  51. Dude. I so want this book. I know, I should buy it. Whatever. :)

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  52. And I posted about the contest:

    http://www.insearchofgiants.com/2009/07/saundra-mitchell-contests-and-query.html

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  53. I really REALLY want this book!
    Liz

    Im a follower

    liztapioka14 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  54. Oops

    Lol

    I follow!
    Liz

    liztapioka14 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  55. I have been hearing wonderful things about this book.

    littlelamblst AT yahoo DOT com

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  56. This book looks so awesome! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  57. And finally I tweeted, at http://twitter.com/KimBea
    Thanks!

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  58. Heya! Kat-tastic(at)live(dot)com
    This book looks great!

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  59. Please count me in too!

    ccwtaylor@gmail.com

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  60. Count me in! Whtevrfltsyrboat@aol.com

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  61. I've posted the link in my new blog. The comment above from Tara was me as well. LoL. Sorry about that. But here's a ink to where I posted it. http://wildirishrose33.blogspot.com/

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  62. Count me in!

    Sara M
    silentalibis AT yahoo DOT com

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  63. I also just became a follower.

    Sara M
    silentalibis AT yahoo DOT com

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  64. Extra entry for being follower, thank for reminding me =)

    tynga85 @hotmail .com

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  65. Great contest! Please include me too. I've read such good reviews for this one!

    5wrights1[at]verizon[dot]net

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  66. I'm already a follower and have you on my blogroll.

    5wrights1[at]verizon[dot]net

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  67. I'm interested!

    Pia
    piaveleno@gmail.com

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  68. Would love to have a copy.
    Layersofthought@gmail.com

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  69. I am a follower!
    Layersofthought@gmail.com

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  70. I added this to my sidebar.
    www.wrightysreads.blogspot.com

    5wrights1[at]verizon[dot]net

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  71. I've been hearing wonderful things about this book. Would love to win it. Thanks for the chance.

    lgladnick(at)cox(dot)net

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  72. I'd love a chance to win this book. I posted the contest at http://nenscl.blogspot.com

    Hugs, Danette

    danetteschattinglounge at gmail dot com

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  73. I seem to have forgotten to enter this!!!

    Janicu [at] gmail [dot] com

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  74. Please enter me! Email is in my profile

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  75. Sounds fascinating! aitmama {at} gmail{dot} com

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  76. Enter me please!

    paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

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  77. I'm already a follower.

    paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

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  78. I linked to the contest on Twitter as ParadoxRevealed. - http://twitter.com/ParadoxRevealed/status/2699466771

    paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

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  79. Please enter me, I love the cover!

    And it sounds great!

    Dottie :)

    gymmom_027@yahoo.com

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