Monday, 28 March 2011

Link my trailer, win a book!

I would really like to get the trailer for String Bridge circulating around the Internet. Do you think you could help me out? In return, you will be in the running to win second hand books from moi, and ... something else, which I'll get to in a minute.

It's easy. All you have to do is link to my BOOK TRAILER somewhere on the web. In return, I am giving away FIVE books (from a choice of fifteen) -- so that's FIVE WINNERS (open internationally) for my books. But there could be more winners -- that depends on if you want to donate any second hand books. If you donate a second hand book as a prize you will be in the running to win a free, signed copy of String Bridge. Either an ARC in August, or, if you want to wait, the proper release in November. Your choice. I am giving away FIVE.

I'm going to keep this simple and avoid a point system. So commenting here with the link to where you plugged my trailer means you've entered to win a book. And just to clarify, if you link to trailer on either a blog post (and say a little about it) or on facebook (a unique link, not a share link) and donate a book, you will be entered into this giveaway and into the running to win a signed copy of String Bridge when it's out.

I hope I haven't confused you!!!

Anyhoo, this will only last until Thursday because the A-Z April Challenge starts on Friday. I will announce all winners on Thursday, and add any donations to the bottom of this post as they come in. (donator will be responsible for posting the prize to the winner).

So, the five winners of my books can choose one from the following:

Books by Marian Keyes:
Sushi For Beginners
Last Chance Saloon
Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married

Books by Jodi Picoult:
Handle With Care
Songs of the Humpback Whale
Perfect Match

Mourning Ruby, by Helen Dunmore
Brick Lane, by Monica Ali
A friend Of The Family, by Lisa Jewell
The Wonder Spot, by Melissa Bank
The Memoirs of Cleopatra, by Margaret George
The Reader, by Bernhard Schlink
Saturday, by Ian McEwan
A Long Way Down, by Nick Hornby

Donated Books so far (number of donated books equals number of additional winners):
1. Signed copy of Cinders + signed bookmarks, by Michelle Davidson Argyle (donated by Michelle Davidson Argyle)
2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson. (donated by Amie McCracken)
3. Notes From The Underground, anthology (donated by Judy Croome)
4. All-Amerian Girl, by Meg Cabot (donated by Sharon K. Mayhew)
5. Cairo Trilogy: Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, Sugar Street, by Naguib Mahfouz (donated by Deniz Bevan)

Easy peasy: Link, Comment, Win!  Good luck!!!


  1. I would like to add to the giveaway. I've got The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson.

    And I tweeted!!/iamalivephotos/status/52269321317130240

  2. Happy to circulate your trailer Jessica - I'll facebook it now and blog about it later for you (no books necessary). Best of luck with your promotions!

  3. Okay last comment didn't get up here - have tweeted and it is now on face book - loads of luck - see you on the A-Z

  4. Got your back! My post is already up, hun.

  5. Yay. Happy to get the trailer doing the rounds. Blog posted about it already :)

  6. I posted it on Facebook and I'd really like to win Cinders.

  7. I didn't realize you had a trailer already. (sniffle) I remember when String Bridge was just a gleam in your eye...

    I've got my contest all week, but I'll insert you in my sidebar til I can give ya the full spotlight.

  8. You're up not on my facebook page now. Glad to help you.

  9. cool! I'll be happy to post it up wednesday!

  10. The trailer is SO great! I've blogged about it today, including the embedded video. Also have it linked on Facebook and I tweeted about it (@NicoleDwrites). Let's get this baby viral!

    Love ya!!

  11. Woo!!! I've gotcha up on my blog through Thursday. Trailer's gorgeous, and your voice = AWESOME.

    Lurv~ :o) <3

  12. Jessica, I want to help you, but not this way. I would like you to be a guest blogger on my blog where we will post a link to the trailer. How does that sound?

  13. I'm in! Your trailer was featured in my blog post today.

    Have a fabulous week! :)

  14. Sounds like a great contest! Whoop, whoop! =D

  15. I love this trailer! So awesome. I linked to it on facebook and will post it on my blog on Thursday. :-)

  16. I'd love to do something more value-added with linking your trailer. Any chance you'd be willing to do a guest post interview for my blog? Drop me a note and I'll share some ideas I have (laurels [dot] leaves [at] gmail [dot] com).

  17. What a beautiful trailer! Well done :) I shared it on FB:!/profile.php?id=6844802

    and Twitter:!/rosieanabelle/status/52387884849827840

    and my blog:

    Best of luck!!

  18. Woohoo! I'm so happy to be able to help! I've posted about it on my blog:

  19. Such a great contest! And a beautiful trailer. It's lovely to spread it around. :)

  20. Wonderful Jessica! I'll post about this Tomorrow.

  21. I embedded it on my blog today, if that counts.

  22. Great idea Jessica. Your book trailer rocks!

  23. Yay for your trailer! I don't post again until Thursday, so I'll post it then. Don't worry if the contest is closed ;p

  24. I'll put it on my youtube page.

    Let me know what more I can do.

  25. I'm featuring one video this wednesday, perhaps I can feature yours on Friday.

  26. I embedded the trailer on my Facebook status. It's a greattrailer with beautiful singing. The story sounds great too.

    I'm happy to offer a copy of the "Notes from Underground" anthology as part of your competition. Either Kindle or Print edition.

    Good luck with your book!
    Judy (South Africa)

  27. I think I forgot to stop by. I did, right? Something is wrong with my brain today.

  28. Done !!! It's a beautiful Trailer ....

  29. Great idea Jessica! I just shared a link on FB. And I'll donate a book too!

  30. Jessica, I'd be happy to plug such a great trailer. Try to get it up Wednesday. :) Nothing required for this.
    Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

  31. Always glad to help ... psoted the lonk to the trailer and your blog on Twitter!

  32. I put a link on facebook to your trailer. It's amazing! I was so moved by it, Jessica! Nice job!!!

    I'll throw in a book...All-Amerian Girl by Meg Cabot.


    Oops! I forgot the link....

  34. Hmm, well it's on my profile here but how do I make a direct link to it?

  35. Summer Ross had you're trailer up. I can't post it now, but I will put it on my blog during the A - Z Challenge on April 22 for S. Not to worry about the gifts. I'd do it anyway.

  36. Awesome trailer! I've just tweeted it.

  37. I'm always down for a free book...

    Link is here!

  38. I've put a link up in my side-bar!

  39. Hey. I blogged about the book. or click on my name.

    Thanks! A great list of books. =D

  40. Love it! Usually I avoid trailers because they often spoil the experience of my own imagination when reading the book. This was a music video that was abstract enough that it conveyed the essence of the book without imposing any concrete spoilage.

    I definitely Facebooked this one!

  41. Thank you for the awesome giveaway!
    String Bridge looks great!
    I posted here:


  42. I posted it on my Facebook yesterday!

  43. Hi Jessica. I saw your trailer at Nicole's this morning. Awesome. I love it. Very artistic and you have a fabulous voice.

    I'll be posting your trailer but not until Friday as I have a guest post lined up until then. It will be on L'Aussie:

    on Friday. I'll be looking forward to reading your book. Nicole just sent me Literary Foray with several of your stories in it.


  44. The trailer was awesome. It's a great way to publicize your novel. And, I will be running out to buy The String Bridge in November.

    My post about book trailers, including the link to yours and about your contest will be published on Thursday. Check it out here:

  45. I just linked it on Twitter and on my blog. Good job, girl!

  46. I'm trying these links again. Still not sure even after a year how this all works!

    Here on Twitter:!/AnnCarbineBest

  47. I put you on FB, last week! I am so thrilled for you; It is a wonderful trailer! Congrats~

  48. Jessica, I'm a crazy person and missed this post. However, I wanted you to know that I linked the trailer in my FB group Your First Novel. I hope it brings you many sales! Great trailer! LOVED it! <3


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