And the winner is…

Thanks everyone for entering the international Goddess Legacy contest! It was terrific to hear everything you love about yourselves. Never forget how awesome a person you are.

And the winner is…

 

Tyler-Rose Neath!

 

Email me at aimee@aimeecarter.com, and I’ll get your prize out to you right away.

Thanks again for entering, everyone, and I hope you enjoy The Goddess Legacy, in stores now!

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You Are Amazing, Beautiful, and Worthwhile (and Int’l Legacy Contest!)

The Goddess Legacy (#2.5 in the Goddess Test series) will be on shelves and available for your e-reader TOMORROW, July 31, and I am so excited for you to have the chance to read it! I promised an international contest, and here it is, but before we get to it, I made a vlog. And it’s kind of a rambly vlog, but it’s something I really wanted to share with you all.

A few weeks ago, I had lunch with one of my best writer friends, Courtney Allison Moulton, and we started talking about relationships in YA. It was a heated discussion, and we both decided to go home and write a blog post about it. For various reasons, that unfortunately didn’t happen, but now, a few weeks later, this particular topic has been weighing on my mind. And instead of writing about it, I decided it would mean more if it came from an actual face and a voice.

Rambly as it may be, I mean every word. No matter who you are, you are amazing, beautiful, and worthwhile just the way you are.

Now, for the contest! This is open to everyone no matter where in the world you live. All you have to do to enter is the following:

+ Comment on this post with what you like most about yourself. Or if that’s too personal, then what you like most about your best friend.

+ For one extra entry, follow me on Twitter at @aimee_carter.

+ For one extra entry, ‘like’ my Facebook page.

+ For one extra entry, subscribe to my blog.

+ For two extra entries, share this link on Twitter.

+ For three extra entries, share this link on Facebook.

Important: do NOT forget to leave your email address in the body of your comment! That’s the only way I have to get ahold of you. And please let me know how many points you’ve earned as well. You must be 13+ to enter, or have an adult do it for you. Contest will last until Friday, August 3, at 12:01am EST, at which point I will randomly select a winner based on the number of entries earned.

Good luck, everyone!

 

EDIT: Contest is now CLOSED! I’ll announce a winner soon. Thanks for entering, everyone!

Legacy Winners!

I’m so sorry about the delay on announcing the winners to the 4,000 Follower giveaway! It’s been a crazy week full of travel and amazing people, and figuring out the winners by hand was a task much harder than I’d anticipated. But all that aside, at last I can announce the winners!

The three copies of The Goddess Legacy go to…

Anna Konradi

FloeticFlo

Megan (@bookworminlove)

 

And the winner of the signed set of Goddess Test books is…

alicia marie (@bamayankee)

 

Thank you all so much for entering, and winners, please email me at aimee@aimeecarter.com so I can get your prizes out to you as soon as possible! I have not yet received my author copies of The Goddess Legacy, but as soon as they arrive on my doorstep, they’ll be on their way to you.

And everyone else, keep your eyes peeled for another contest coming very, very soon, and this one WILL be international!

4,000 Follower Giveaway

About two minutes ago, I reached the 4,000 follower mark on Twitter. First of all, THANK YOU GUYS so, so much for putting up with my tweets about reality shows, my crazy family (pets and father included), and the occasional writing and book tweet.

Second of all, let’s get to the good stuff. For this particular milestone, I’m giving away THREE copies of The Goddess Legacy, and one follower will win signed copies of The Goddess Test, Goddess Interrupted, AND The Goddess Legacy. To enter, you have four options. Each option you do will get you one entry, up to four entries:

+ Comment on this post with which story (Calliope, Ava, Persephone, James, or Henry’s) you’re most looking forward to.

+ Follow me on Twitter (aimee_carter)

+ Tweet a link to this contest to your followers

+ “Like” my page on Facebook (see link to the side)

Rules: You may only enter once. US/Canada only, due to the high cost of shipping (I WILL do an international giveaway very, very soon!). You must be 13 years or older to enter

Contest runs from now until 12:01am 7/10/2012. Comment on this post with your name, email address, and how many entries you’ve earned, and a winner will be announced on 7/10.

Good luck, guys, and thank you again for all of your support!

EDIT: Contest is now closed! Thank you all for entering (holy wow, that’s a lot of comments!), and I’ll announce the winners ASAP!

Goddess Interrupted Blog Tour

The amazing people at Harlequin Teen have set up a blog tour for Goddess Interrupted, which means for the next two weeks, you’ll have the chance to read exclusive blog posts, character interviews, and more revolving around the Goddess Test series world! (You might even find a few hints about The Goddess Legacy and The Goddess Inheritance if you read closely.)

Not only that, but at each stop, you’ll have a chance to win an exclusive summer prize pack that includes copies of both books, a Goddess French tote bag, Goddess sunscreen, a Goddess beach ball, and an iTunes gift card!

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(Really, how perfect would this be for the beach?)

Today the tour was kicked off over at the Paranormal Romance blog by Lisa Wray and Amy Wilkins of Harlequin Teen, and as of this post, you still have a great chance of winning that first prize pack! And make sure to check out the rest of the tour stops below for even more chances to win.

Hope to see you all at each stop!

Upcoming Events (May-June)

Hey guys! I have a few fun things for you coming up, and for the sake of organization, I’m including them all here. I will be editing this if anything else comes up, or if I’m forgetting something now, but for now…

Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1, 3pm EST – I will be doing a LIVE CHAT with Harlequin Teen, answering your questions, talking about the books – including Masked and some never-before-heard teasers about The Goddess Legacy – AND giving away all kinds of fun things, including an autographed copy of Goddess Interrupted. Please come and check it out!

Tuesday, May 15 – I’ll be doing a signing at Nicola’s in Ann Arbor, MI, time and details TBA.

And at BEA (Book Expo America) I’ll be doing the following signings –

Tuesday, June 5th, 11-11:45am, Booth 3739

Wednesday, June 6th, 3-4pm, main signing area

If you’re going to BEA, I hope to see you there! And if not, definitely check out tomorrow’s Livestream event. It’s gonna be all kinds of awesome, and I’m so excited to get the chance to chat with you guys! 

Happy Interrupted Release Day!

It’s finally March 27, which means Goddess Interrupted has been released into the wild!

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As of right now, both the ebook and the paperback are in the B&N Top 100. I can’t even express how cool that is, nor can I thank you all enough for your support and enthusiasm about this series. I’m so excited for you all to have the chance to read Goddess Interrupted now, and it’ll be only a few short months before The Goddess Legacy arrives in stores as well (July 31).

Thank you all again, and happy release day!! You’re all rock stars.

Legacy Cover and Interrupted Trailer

We have a two for one for you today – not only did Harlequin TEEN reveal the cover for The Goddess Legacy (Goddess Test #2.5) on Facebook, but yesterday the official book trailer for Goddess Interrupted went up as well!

First, what is by far my favorite cover of the series (so far – haven’t seen the cover for book three!)…

Seriously, how gorgeous is that? I LOVE this cover so, so, so much. Who do you think that girl is – Calliope, Ava, or Persephone? (There is no right answer!)

And now for the Goddess Interrupted trailer!

What do you guys think? Excited about seeing the Underworld? Meeting Persephone? Seeing Kate reunited with Henry? All of the above?

Goddess Interrupted is out in the US and Canada in FIVE DAYS, on March 27th, and The Goddess Legacy will be released July 31!

Interrupted Contest Winner

Sorry this is so late, guys – it’s been a hectic day! I’m pleased to announce that the winner of the finalized signed copy of Goddess Interrupted is…

Airaseem!

Email me at aimeecarter@gmail.com. And for everyone who entered, thank you so much for your enthusiasm and excitement for The Goddess Legacy! I can’t wait for you to read it.

The Goddess Legacy

So, if you’ve been browsing Goddess Test series books on Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or Goodreads lately, you MIGHT have noticed something called The Goddess Legacy. Curious what that might be?

The Goddess Legacy will be out (in paperback and e-formats!) on July 31, 2012! I am so excited for you guys to have the chance to read it, and don’t forget – Goddess Interrupted is out in less than two weeks, on March 27, and there is an extra scene in the book from Henry’s point of view that you can’t get anywhere else!

To celebrate, I’m going to have a quick contest for a finished copy of Goddess Interrupted. For the next twenty four hours (until 7pm EST), comment here with which story you’re most looking forward to in The Goddess Legacy, and I’ll choose a winner at random. US and Canada only, one entry per person, and make sure you include your email address!

Thanks again for all of your support, guys! You’re ten shades of amazing, and I hope you enjoy these books as much as I enjoyed writing them.