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Contest for a book you probably really want!


The much talked about Across the Universe by Beth Revis is being released in just 3 months (or something like that)! How would you like to win yourself an ARC?! Well, now you can! I've got a copy that I snagged from NY Comic Con and you can win it!

I have so many leave a comment to enter contests going on and I wanted to switch things up.

To enter this contest, you have to create a haiku, or a poem with three lines, 5 syllables, then 7 then 5. Here's an example just in case you have no frakking clue what I'm talking about:

This book is awesome
You know you really want it
Go write your Haiku!

Bam! It's that simple!

 You can write it on anything you like, but I would to see your enthusiasm for this book!
Only one Haiku per person to enter pleaseeee! I don't usually do international contests because shipping is so much but I know a lot of people want this, so international it is!

(If you really can't figure out how to do this, leave a list with your three favorite books, but do at least try and write one first! This is supposed to be fun, and to make you work for it!) =P

How to enter:

1) Become a follower, unless you already are a follower than you rock!
2) Write a Haiku
3) Leave your Haiku, along with a way to contact you (email address) in a comment!

If you spread the word about this contest just say so in the comment, with a link, for an extra entry!

Ends November 17th!
Well what are you crazy kids waiting for, get entering!!


Sherry<3



48 comments:

Maidenveil said...

i'm shy!! but I will post a haiku for this book! i don't know the theme for the haiku so I'm sticking with the traditional nature-theme of haikus.

"red dawn and blue sky
burns up the sea
swallowing the darkness beneath."

Old GFC follower here,
and posted on contest page: http://maidenveil.blogspot.com/p/contests-and-giveaways.html

-Len-
maidenveil(at)gmail(dot)com
Musings of a Reader Happy

Caitlin said...

Thanks so much for the giveaway!! Can't wait for this book :D

"An unknown terror
I'm trapped in the depths of space
where adventure awaits"

Ooooh it kind of rhymes! :)
I'm a blog follower

VanillaMusic15@aol.com

.Ambur. said...

Oh I want to read this book so bad :D Thanks so much for the chance to win it in a giveaway! :)

I'm already a follower, so I rock, yay! lol
Hmmm a haiku, well I'm not very good at haiku's but I'll give it a shot :)

Snow is falling down,
Gently tumbling all around,
It melts on the ground.

Well, it's snowing where I am right now, so that was my inspiration :P lol
Thanks again for the chance to win Across teh Universe :D

♪♫ Ambur
ambiepie_6(at)hotmail(dot)com
Burning.x.Impossibly.x.Bright

lotusgirl said...

I'm dying to read this.

Frozen stiff and blue
Mind reels, conscious and aware
A right gripping start

I'm a new follower. I'll retweet so plus one.

my email is lacmoss (at) gmail (dot) com

♥Iffath said...

Can't wait to read this!!

"shooting stars rocket
across the universe, while
their lips almost touch"

I'm an old follower ;)
tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/lovereadingx/status/28981735770

Iffath xo
lovereadingx[at]gmail[dot]com

elizabeth said...

Awesome giveaway! Here's my haiku:

Stars in the night sky,
Shining brighter than before
As we pass them by

I am an old follower

swordsforfighting at yahoo dot com

Rachel said...

I read an excerpt of this book and it is So Good!

Imagination
Daydreams and My Fantasies
Help me to Escape

Rachelharris1 at gmail dot com
http://theendingunplanned.blogspot.com/

Ammy Belle said...

Hm ... a Haiku ...

I have traveled far
Across the Universe Now
Just so I can read.

(I apologize - I suck at anything resembling poetry)

apereiraorama @ gmail.com

owlandsparrow said...

This contest was too much fun to pass up. Haikus?! Great idea! Even though I followed you on Twitter (@olsonkayla) I don't think I should officially enter. I already have an ARC, and don't want to hoard the awesome. I did want to write a haiku, though, because it sounded fun.

:) Kayla Olson

Starshine and sunlight
The things I took for granted
Life is beautiful

Lena said...

OOOOH, I've been dying to read this!

Sherry is the best
For giving this book away
Can't wait to read it

I retweeted you/beth on Twitter (@Lena1xoxo)
Original tweet: http://twitter.com/bethrevis/status/28962817364

*crosses fingers and hopes*

longhorn08fan(at)gmail(dot)com

beth said...

Can I just say I'm loving these haiku! What a great idea for a contest.

Nathalia said...

Hi! :)

Ok, I'm not really good with haikus or poems in general, but... here it goes!

so, my love for him
is huge as his ego, I think
(and that is too much)

iieonegai(at)hotmail(dot)com

throuthehaze said...

purple, pink, and red
stars shine and brighten the sky
a kiss set ablaze

I am a follower
throuthehaze at gmail dot com

Alice said...

I read chapter one
and was left breathless by it.
Oh please let me win.

Email: adorably[dot]alice[at]gmail[dot]com
Retweeted by @adorablyalice

Harmony B. said...

My Haiku!

Sooo want to read this
Sounds so epicly awesome
Beautiful Cover!

Tada! And i'm a follower already ;)

twisterstar@live.com
-Harmony

Seeneke said...

OK, I love this contest!!! I'm dying to read the book, but as I'm not a good writer, I wrote something easy this time. Here we go:

I'll even come there
If I win the book I want
More than I can say

So, that's it, I know it's childish, but let's just say I love books but I'm no writer...more like a reader. And just so you'll know though I'm a new follower I just LOVE your blog.

Email: pipi9[at]hot[dot]ee

Melissa said...

Great contest! I suck at poetry, but here goes:)

The stars shine brightly
As I leave everything known
So far from my home

I tweeted about the contest here: http://twitter.com/mehlane/status/29021880882

mehlane@gmail.com

jacmom said...

This is going to be really horrible, fair warning. I'm horrible at writing and I was just sitting here counting syllables on my fingers, lol.


time and space travel
in accross the universe
i would love to win


Thanks for the shot at winning! It did make me think out of the box a bit!

And I tweeted the following:
http://twitter.com/#!/jacmom1/status/29023728214

jacindahinten(at)gmail(dot)com

April X said...

Want this book so much
One-Eleven-Eleven
Makes me feel insane

I tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/ramen_addict/status/29024003336
Thanks for the chance to win :)

aprilxu2222@gmail.com

Flippin' Fabulous- A Reader's Record said...

Awesome contest- thanks for the opportunity... I am dying for this book. No joke. So here is my Haiku.


'cross the Universe
How Im dying to hold you
Thy beg come hither

areadersrecord@gmail.com

http://twitter.com/#!/AReadersRecord/status/29024247222

Good Golly Miss Holly said...

Fave Books:
How Not To Be Popular
Just Listen
Slam

tweet: http://twitter.com/#!/hollyy___x/status/29026331309
i'm a follower!

hollytaylor(AT)optusnet.com.au

Chloe said...

Awesome contest!! I CAN'T WAIT to read this.

Chapter One was great
The whole book would be better
Sitting on my shelf

Aaand I'm an old follower :)

lookaftermyheart1901(at)gmail(dot)com

Mrs. DeRaps said...

I'm an old follower...And I can't wait to read this book! As my haiku shows:

love, murder, madness
across the wide universe
(top of my wish list!)

Thanks!

mrsderaps @ hotmail . com

Sherry @ Flipping Pages for All Ages said...

Wow great haikus everyone! This is much more fun than a regular contest! Get those creative juices flowing! :)

Audrey (holes In My brain) said...

old follower :)
RTd: @pinkcreamsoda

november nineteenth
the beginning of the end
*happy dance* *flails* oh. em. gee.

xDD anyone else excited for HARRY POTTER?!?!! and this book of course! :p

holesinmybrain@hotmail.com

Audrey (holes In My brain) said...

oh crap. i can't count. HAHA *facepalm*
make that last sentence of my haiku:

" *happy dance* *squees* *flails* "

sigh. im sorry :p

Riv Re said...

Really want it!

This is my haiku
For Across the Universe
Because I want it!

Thanks for the contest!
rivkarno1(at)hotmail(dot)com

Precious said...

I'm already a follower! :)

I'm not that good with haiku. But...I'll try! I so want this. Please, please, please let me win.

"Stuck in outer space,
Their soft lips almost collide.
Just a kiss away."

And I tweeted: http://twitter.com/precious_shusky/status/29074057227

Thank you!
precious_shusky@yahoo.com

Erika said...

Wonderful idea for a giveaway! Thank you so much :)

They crash and collide,
fighting odds together with
stars as their witness.

I added the contest to my sidebar: http://erikabreathesbooks.blogspot.com

Thanks again for the opportunity! :)

etrenas(at)gmail(dot)com

Reading Lassie said...

This is a great idea, although I don't really write haikus. I have read the entrants' haikus and they are all amzing! Ehem, here's mine:

Girl frozen in time
Now born into existence
Full of mysteries

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/ReadingLassie/status/29077118672

Thank you! I had so much fun! :D
readinglassie(at)yahoo(dot)com

Chase said...

Thanks for the contest! I'm an old follower!

Entered a contest,
For Across The Universe,
On your awesome blog!

Posted about the contest here:

http://the-bibliophiles-lounge.blogspot.com/2010/01/contests-update.html

hanjie.1992 (AT) live.com.my

Alex said...

What a phenomenal idea for a contest: I adore Haikus...writing them can be another thing though!

Here we go then:

Thousands of bright lives,
All frozen in cold statis,
Their fate yet unknown.

Better than nothing I suppose.
alessandroconno@hotmail.com

Tere Kirkland said...

Fun contest, and I really, really REALLY want this book, so here goes!

My old life is gone,
now light years away from me,
the stars my new home.

Good luck to everyone who enters!

Jessy said...

You must buy this book
called Across the Universe
You'll be glad you did!

Thanks for the contest!

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/Emma015/statuses/29115767134

findjessyhere at gmail dot com

Savannah Smith said...

Stuck in a spaceship,
Three-hundred year entrapment.
*sigh* Are we there yet?

Amazing contest! This was super fun! :) I'm dying to read Across the Universe!!

mynameisalice_andiwritestuff(at)yahoo(dot)com

Jessica Secret said...

Already a follower! My haiku:

Thanks for the contest
Hopefully I'll win this one
Cause it looks EPIC!!

Hehe, that was fun. :)

shutupjessicasreading @ gmaildotcom

sablelexi said...

Ever since I read the preview chapter, I have really wanted to read this book.
I'm already a follower.
my Haiku:

I love to read books
and this book looks so very fun
I want this book now

well..i tried anyway.

jlynettes @ hotmail . com

Miss K said...

What a fun idea!
Here's my haiku:

"Like the Beatles sang
Across the Universe I
will miss you always"

my contact info is go.megan.go (At) gmail dot com

Kulsuma said...

I'm in a space ship,
Journeying through time and space
Towards the unknown.

k_anon[at]hotmail[dot]co[dot]uk

CL said...

Fun idea!

Cross the Universe
with Beth Revis at the helm.
Totally awesome!

conlombardo@hotmail.com

thekams said...

I'm an old follower, and really want to read this book!

Escape to the stars
Fly Across the Universe
Frozen, in a spaceship

Mentioned this contest on my blog's sidebar.

xkamsx[@]gmail[.]com

thekams said...

Argh, last line is six syllables =P Disregard the word "space".

Cinnamon said...

Here's my attempt at a haiku :D

The book before me
Beckoning, tantalizing
So close yet so far

twgrl4evr[@]gmail[dot]com

Fi-chan (Bookish-Escape) said...

Old follower, thank you, I know I rock. :x

All the buzz and hype
and the beautiful cover
makes me want this book.'

+1 added to sidebar: http://bookish-escape.blogspot.com/

Thank you :D
feeyonachan at gmail dot com

Scoot said...

I would love to read this one! I am an old follower and below is my horrible attempt at a nature-ish Haiku. Enjoy!!


Delicate flower
playing upon the hill
summer breeze.

+1 added to blog sidebar: http://seescootread.blogspot.com

Thanks!
seescootread[at]gmail[dot]com

Llehn said...

Um, I think I will leave a list of my 3 fav books.

Shiver - Maggie Stiefvater
Before I Fall - Lauren Oliver
Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins

lesly7ch(at)yahoo(dot)com

PinkStuff28 said...

I'm already a follower


See you On The sky
In the Eternal Night
Skiny little star

...

At least i tried ..:|

My favourite 3 books are

Twilight -stephanie Meyer
Linda Howard - Kiss me while i sleep
Iris Johansen -Dead aim



raluk.93 at gmail (doT) com

Heather Zundel said...

Ship and mind confine
Two souls craving to break free
Hope is in the other


I reach to touch them
Bright lights that seem like the stars
But no - just light bulbs

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