Monday, May 30, 2011

Holly Schindler, Beth Revis, Gwendolyn Heasley Shout-Out Day! (GIVEAWAY BP EED)

Today is Shout-Out Day. This means I will be giving a shout out to the Authors who have participated in the Birthday Phenomenon. They have all gone above and beyond to make this event happen. So what better way to thank them, then stopping by their sites!

To Gain Extra Entries Just visit the Authors Site. For each Author you visit tell me what you liked about it.  If you visit all 3 you get additional Entries. If you visit 2 you get 2 additional entries. If you visit 1 you get 1 additional entry.

After visiting those sites just leave a comment with something you like about there sites.
 (click their names to visit their site!)

(taken from her site)
Gwendolyn Heasley

Gwendolyn Heasley is a graduate of Davidson College and the University of Missouri-Columbia where she earned her master’s degree in journalism. When she was a little girl, she desperately wanted to be the next Ann M. Martin- the author of the belovedThe Baby-Sitter’s Club series. She’s incredibly grateful that the recession rendered her unemployed and made her chase her nearly forgotten dream. She lives in New York City, teaches college and eats entirely too much mac and cheese for an adult. She’s also currently at work on a second novel for Harper Collins.

Gwendolyn Heasley
 is sponsoring
Where I Belong- 2 Copies (signed)

Beth Revis

Beth Revis‘s debut novel, Across the Universe, is coming fromRazorbill/Penguin in Spring 2011. A former high-school English teacher, Beth can’t help but blog about writing, grammar, and publishing at Writing it Out. She is the founder of the new popular dystopian blog, the League of Extraordinary Writers and blows off steam by trying to come up with something witty in 140 characters or less, lusting after books on GoodReads, or wasting time on Facebook. Beth is represented by Merrilee Heifetz at Writers House.

Beth Revis
 is sponsoring
Across the Universe- 1 Copy (signed)

(taken from her site)
Holly Schindler

I can’t remember the last time I left the house without a spiral notebook or some pages folded up in a back pocket. And I don’t think I've ever returned without fresh ideas, titles, or poetry fragments climbing every one of those pages, racing up the margins, crisscrossing in as many different directions as the highways and interstates on a road map of Missouri (my home state).

I’ve spent my life making these notes in the margins—even as a little girl, my favorite summer activity was to write books bound by strips of red ribbon…and to scrawl comments next to my paragraphs like the most critical of editors. (Lessons learned from this childhood pastime served me well, even in graduate school, as I attempted my first novel.).....

Holly Schindler is sponsoring
Playing Hurt-
Book Mark (signed)
Book Plate (signed)

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Lissa said...

I love the vlog on Holly Schindler's site! Adorbs! +1
Love the sliding WHERE I BELONG picture on Gwendolyn's site! +1

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Jamie Kline said...

Gwendolyn - her website is SO cute! I think her story just goes to show that maybe some things are meant to be; her job was cut and so she was able to pursue writing.

Beth - her website was very cute as well. I enjoyed reading her FAQ page, about how she came up with the idea for Across the Universe.

Holly - I enjoyed looking through her site and checking out her blog. I absolutely love the covers of her books, they're so pretty!!

Jamie Kline
GFC - JamesterCK

Lieder Madchen said...

I love Beth Revis's advice for writers, especially the part about revising with a deadline!!!


LindsayWrites said...

love the cool star links on beth's site!

love how on holly's site the covers for her books are RIGHT there when you go to her page!

and on Gwendolyn's i love the cute girlyness!


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Thao Huynh said...

Gwendolyn Heasley: Oh my, her website is lovely! I love the book cover of the couple sitting intimately together, and the colors are perfect! It's a resourceful site, and I like the design! The most beautiful site I've seen. (:

Beth Revis: I am liking that Stephen King quote. (:
The colors are lovely, pruple and black, a good mix. The design is good, along with the images. A great site to browse around! The book cover looks nice too...goodness, book covers today are on a roll.

Holly Schindler: Wow, her site is very modern-like. I like the image of the books and the coffee cup, the perfect look for a book reader and lover. I like how she advertises her books as a banner, and how she has the breaking news first instead of a biography. A really good website to look around! :D


Margaret said...

Gwendolyn's: I liked the book that instantly appears. It grabs your attention.

Beth's: I really liked the starry night feeling with the stars, moons and color used.

Holly's: I always love a blog that has a coffee and books. It's my favorites!


Maria said...

Gwendolyn Heasley - really loved the intro and how it flips to another page.

Beth Revis - really loved the purple and white colours used for the blog and the starry title and background

Holly Schindler - looks very pro


Ronyka7 said...
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Ronyka7 said...

Hi!!!! I visit 3 sites...

+1 Gwendolyn Heasley - like her site a lot is fun and cute and the blog is great.

+1 Beth Revis - I like her designe is fun the stars and moons and her blog.

+1 Holly Schindler - Love her site and blog is great.

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Julie said...

Gwendolyn Heasley - I loved the graphics on her page. Very fun and cute.

Beth Revis - I liked the designs on her blog and it was very informative. Loved the vlog.H

Holly Schindler - I liked her site as well. Informative without being crowded.
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Thanks to the authors for helping with the giveaway, and thanks to you for hosting such a great giveaway:)

Shannon O'Donnell said...

Too much coolness today, Liz!!

Gwendolyn: Very professional, and I LOVE that pink! I love the way the boxes and text move. And I especially love that photo on her bio page - too cute!! :-)

Beth: I've always loved her new site. The purple and the space symbols just fit her and her book perfectly. I also loved how she used the telescope to reveal her hidden page before ATU was released.

Holly: You know I love the coffee cup on the stacked books in her header! I love the cursive font and the incorporation of YouTube videos.

Danah said...

Gwendolyn's site - Loved her site! It's "Pretty in Pink"! Loved the homepage! Loved the photos in her blog page.

Beth's site - Cool Layout! It matches Across The Universe! Loved her Bio. LOL at her and her mother's "race to visit the most ______ (fill in the blank lol)". She and her mother sure love to travel. One of my dreams is to travel around the world.

Holly's site - Loved the blending of colors. Loved that she always have a notebook with her. I do the same. I always bring a small notebook with me wherever i go. The only difference is that i don't write on it, but more like doodling on it. LOL


LiLi said...

Gwendolyn--Beautiful website, I'd love to win Where I Belong becomes it seems like such remarkable book.

Beth--Love how she incorporated the concept of the universe in her site. Very impressing!


Wrighty said...

All three authors have great sites and all so different!

+ Gwendolyn - I loved the bright colors and moving parts. The shadowy background image from the book cover is also a great addition!

+ Beth - The dark, starry background is so beautiful! And the author quotes are great choices, especially Stephen King's.

+ Holly - Her simple, bright and colorful site is so striking. And I can't wait to read her work in progress, Fifth Avenue Fido. It sounds like a riot!


Jolene and Family said...

Gwendolyn- I loved her bright colors and the moving parts when you first bring up her page

Beth-I've been to Beth's page many times and I love the moon and stars and how it ties in with her book and what can I say, purple is one of my fav. colors :)

Holly's page is simple and neat and I loved reading her about me. I also gew up loving to take notes :)


Kailia Sage said...

Holly: it’s so nice and simple and I loved the feel of it!

Beth: not only is Beth’s book AMAZING, her site looks amazing. The stars and the fonts that make it look so amazing.

Gwendolyn: the font for her name, the pink that makes it look so nice and simple!

Zareen aka Taco said...

Gwendolyn: The header/layout is aesthetically pleasing. :)

Beth: I adore the starry design! Also love that quote from Stephen King on the main page.

Holly: She has a simple yet sophisticated site.