1500 follower contest…

We are in the big leagues now… in a little under a month, @EisleyJacobs will have 1500 followers on twitter. Cripes, the pressure!

The good news is… I love books! And love… well tons of other stuff. Why is that good news to you?

*sneaky hand wring*

Cuzz I’m giving some away. Ohhhh yes. Books, for sure. And coffee for double sure… and a Fall Wallet made by a good writer friend of mine!

Unlike my other contests, winner does not take all! INSTEAD, I will have a winner for each prize and all you have to do is enter! And how do you enter? So glad you asked… πŸ˜‰

First off, you HAVE to follow me on twitter in order to be entered… because after all, this is a 1500 follower contest. Follow me at @EisleyJacobs. If you are already a follower… you get TWO entries into this first category. But in order for me to know you are IN the contest, you have to comment on this post… this one. Not tomorrow’s. Not next weeks. THIS ONE. This is where I will gather all my contest entries. So comment and tell me you follow me (include your twitter name) and let me know if you are a new or old follower. And don’t try to be sneaky, I can see the difference when I pull you up on twitter. πŸ˜‰

Second way to receive entries. Blog about this contest. When you do, leave a comment on THIS POST (again, not another… just this one) and leave the URL. You will receive 5 entries for that.

Third way, tweet about the contest. Be sure to include my name @EisleyJacobs in the tweet so I can count it up. There is no limit to how many tweets about the contest you may do. But PLEASE don’t spam your followers 75 times to get 75 entries. Because let’s face it. That is NOT cool. Plus you have a maximum of 5 tweet entries per day… which means. You can tweet 5 times about the contest instead of 75… Tweet something like… Check out @EisleyJacobs 1500 twitter follower giveaway. Follow, Comment and Tweet to win! http://EisleyJacobs.com/ And they have to be at least an hour apart… or else you are just spamming and I will totally take off for that… NO SOUP FOR YOU! ;0)

The Last way, friend me on Facebook! http://Facebook.com/EisleyJacobs This action will earn you an entry… if you are already a FB friend you get two… You can earn five more by updating your status ONCE with something about the contest! Β Be sure to use the @Eisley Jacobs in your status to make sure I get the entries!

AS SOON as I reach 1500 followers… The contest will be closed at midnight THAT day. So that means if followers number 1501-1550 are in before midnight. You count! Wooot!

IMPORTANT NOTE: When you comment on this post, please put what prizes you want to be in the hat for (Like Prize #1, #4 and #10). Since I will pick 10 winners… you have the chance to win more then once if you have more then one entry, but I need to know what you want. Or else I will choose for you. Β πŸ˜‰

Vanna, tell us what they will win.

Prize #1: Signed copy of the Award Winning Book: MISFIT MCCABE by LK Gardner-Griffie (Book 1 in McCabe series)

Donated to this giveaway by Ms. LK Gardner-Griffie herself!

As summer was coming to an end, accidentally burning down a shed became the least of fourteen-year-old Katie McCabe’s problems. Having lost her mother when she was just a baby, Katie was shattered to learn that her father was seriously ill. Hustled off to live with Uncle Charley while her father was hospitalized, Katie struggles with accepting her new family. On her first day in town, she meets Harvey Jr. and they quickly become adversaries. As the warfare between Katie and Harvey escalates, involving trips to the vice principal’s office, cheating, lies, and vandalism, she battles homesickness and fear that her life could be changing forever.

Prize#2: Signed copy of the Award Winning Book: NOWHERE FEELS LIKE HOME by LK Gardner-Griffie (Book 2 in McCabe series)

Donated to this giveaway by Ms. LK Gardner-Griffie herself!

Stuck in bed with a book and a broken ankle, Katie McCabe must deal with her anger toward the town bully who put her there and the grief of losing her father, her home, her friends and life as she knew it before her world fell apart. The tragic death of her father is the reason she’s now living with her Uncle Charley and three overprotective cousins. While plotting revenge against the bully, Katie is outraged to be warned to keep quiet about how she got the broken ankle. Her new family tries to make her comfortable by sharing parts of their own past as Katie tries to fit in but it’s cousin Sarah who has to try to keep Katie in bed and watch over her when a love interest from school comes calling. Despite her new family’s good intentions, Katie feels like an outsider. Will she ever fit in? To Katie, Nowhere Feels Like Home.

Prize #3: Signed copy of: LOVE FINDS YOU IN VICTORY HEIGHTS (Historical Fiction) by Tricia Goyer and, Ocieanna Fleiss.

Donated to this giveaway by Ms. Tricia Goyer herself!

Book Info:The Second World War has stolen Rosalie’s fiance from her. But rather than wallow, Rosalie throws herself into her work at the Boeing plant in Victory Heights, shooting rivets into the B-17 bombers that will destroy the enemy. A local reporter dubs her Seattle’s Own Rosie the Riveter, and her story lends inspiration to women across the country. While Rosalie’s strong arms can bear the weight of this new responsibility, her heart cannot handle the intense feelings that begin to surface for Kenny, the handsome reporter. Fear of a second heartbreak is a powerful opponent – but will it claim victory over love?

Prize #4: Signed copy of: SARA O’HARA ~ GIFT OF THE FAIRY WINGS by Penny Holguin.

Donated to this giveaway by Ms. Penny Holguin herself!

Book Info: Sarah O’Hara ~ Gift of the Fairy Wings is the story of Sarah O’Hara who wants to be a fairy princess. She receives a magical pair of fairy wings for her sixth birthday. They make her the most popular girl in school, although far from a princess when she bullies her classmate, Angela. Tragedy strikes and Sarah needs a friend. Angela sets her hurt feelings aside to help. Sarah discovers the most important gift of all; that it takes more than a pair of fairy wings to be a real princess.

Prize #5: Signed copy of: PROMISE by Kristie Cook

When Alexis Ames is attacked by creatures that can’t be real, she decides it’s time she learns who she really is, with or without the help of her mother, who guards their family’s secrets closely. After meeting the inhumanly attractive, multi-talented Tristan Knight, however, Alexis retreats behind her faΓ§ade of normalcy…until she discovers he’s not exactly normal either. Then their secrets begin to unravel. Their union brings hope and promise to her family’s secret society, the Angels’ army, and to the future of mankind. But it also incites a dangerous pursuit by the enemy – Satan’s minions and Tristan’s creators. After all, Alexis and Tristan are a match made in Heaven and in Hell.

Prize #6:ARC copy of: HOWEVER TALL THE MOUNTAIN by Awista Ayub

Book Info: In 1979, when Awista Ayub was only two years old, her family fled Afghanistan for the United

States, where Awista flourished, thanks to organized athletics – and where she vowed to make a difference in her home country some day. Soon after thefall of the Taliban, Awista saw her chance: She founded the Afghan Youth Sports Exchange, an organization dedicated to nurturing Afghan girls through soccer. What began with eight young women has exploded into something of a phenomenon. Fifteen teams now compete wtih the Afghanistan Football Federation, with hundreds of girls participating. By bringing soccer to young Afghan women, Awista re-introduced the very traits the decades of war had cruelly stripped away from them – confidence and self-worth. In However Tall the Mountain, she tells her story and the stories of the eight original girls. Timely, heartfelt, and moving , it shows how women can find strength in each other, in teamwork, and in themselves – risking their lives to obtain the freedom that we take for granted.

This is a touching WONDERFUL book!!

Prize #7: Signed hardcover of THE HOUSE OF DARK SHADOWS by Robert Liparulo

Book Info:Β Dream house . . . or bad dream?

When the Kings move from L.A. to a secluded small town, fifteen-year-old Xander is beyond disappointed. He and his friends loved to create amateur films . . . but the tiny town of Pinedale is the last place a movie buff and future filmmaker wants to land.

But he, David, and Toria are captivated by the many rooms in the old Victorian fixer-upper they moved into–as well as the heavy woods surrounding the house.

They soon discover there’s something odd about the house. Sounds come from the wrong directions. Prints of giant, bare feet appear in the dust. And when David tries to hide in the linen closet, he winds up in locker 119 at his new school.

Then theΒ really weird stuff kicks in: they find a hidden hallway with portals leading off to far-off places–in long-ago times. Xander is starting to wonder if this kind of travel is a teen’s dream come true . . . or his worst nightmare.

Prize #8: Signed soft cover of UNCONVENTIONAL by J. J. Herbert

YOUNG JAMES FROST just knows, deep in his bones, that he’s a writer. He writes far into early mornings, after his wearying hours of scrubbing toilets and sweeping floors. He loves writing that much. But it’s not only the joy of words that keeps him grinding; it’s his desire to retire the janitor’s mop. He sees being published as the key to living an improved life. James has another deep-seated conviction: that he’s not good enough. He secretly longs to be accepted. However, the conventional others in his life seem all too willing to remind him that he’s wasting his time. Then he meets and falls in love with Leigh, the one bright spot in his endless misery of self-doubt. A quiet but resolutely religious girl, she has to fight off disapproval of her own from overly critical parents, whose insults are countered by James’s often-voiced admiration of her. Likewise, Leigh’s faith in his talents begins to build his confidence, eventually allowing her to introduce him to a different way to help himself: relying on God. Ultimately, James’s newfound faith is sorely tested to the point of doubt when his dream to be published seems to melt into a mirage, smothered by countless rejection slips from agents and publishers. His faith is also battered by having to fight highly emotional battles and suffer fear and loss. Just when James appears hopelessly sapped by devastating events, one last door opens, and he’s rocked by an epiphany. UNCONVENTIONAL is designed to inspire readers to reach for their dreams. Buy this book. Read it. Share it with everyone you know. You – and they – will be glad you did!

Prize #9: Fall Etsy Wallet, Made byΒ @GypsyAngieKate So terribly cute!

I paid for one and she donated the other to this giveaway!

However, My dear daughter STOLE the first one… so if I could enter my own contest… I WOULD… but I can’t so instead YOU are entering… very simply too. But if it doesn’t arrive… Not my fault. LOL

Totally kidding. You will get it if you win! πŸ™‚ Maybe.

Prize #10:Β Coffeeeeee! For you coffee drinkers… or those of you who need to start a healthy addition. Coffee is good for you! It reduces some cancer risks! So start today… and win this amazing blend of Ethiopian Coffee STRAIGHT from Ethiopia. The only catch is… You have to wait for me to get home from Ethiopia to have the coffee sent out. So the prize will be available January 11, 2011… rather maybe the 12th, since I will probably be sleeping off the jet lag. Ha ha ha! No, this isn’t the actual picture of the coffee, since I am not in Ethiopia to take a picture of it… BUT I will tweet a picture somewhere between December 28th and January 7th.

The contest starts… Now! Let’s see how fast we can give this stuff away! πŸ™‚

34 thoughts on “1500 follower contest…

  • Love books! Looks like you have many fabulous ones to give away! I’ve followed you on Twitter and will tweet about your giveaway. Hope you get lots of followers! πŸ™‚ ToniRakestraw on Twitter.

  • Oops! Forgot to mention what is appealing… anything but the coffee. No coffee drinkers in my house. πŸ™‚

  • Super prizes, Eisely!! Congrats on the mega milestone! Yahoo!

    You crack me up! “Don’t spam your friends. It’s not cool!” hehe. I so love you, chickadee.

  • awesome contest! im a new follower of yours! will be retweeting about the contest and friending you on facebook as well πŸ˜€

  • I’m a new Twitter follower under onedesertrose. I’d like LFY in Victory Heights. WWII novels are one of my fav genres.

    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

  • Here is my comment. I have tweeted your contest (@ShakespeareF). I am fully interested by Prizes 3, 5, and 7. I live in Canada. =)

  • Okay, I’ll let you enter if I can sing your National Anthem for you… Oooooohhh Canada… How lovely are… something something… πŸ˜‰

    Hahah, just kidding! All countries may enter. Good luck!

  • Ummm – let’s see… I follow wherever you go (I have been called a stalker by one – but totally in a good way), so you can run, but not hide. So Twitter + FB. I’ve been a follower long enough to be your TwitterSister.

    And thanks for asking me to be part of your 1,500 follower contest thingy.

    (If I ask for 1 or 2, does that mean I don’t have to ship it anywhere? Just kidding…)

    Blog post will be coming… you may be up to 3K followers by then… you know how lame I am at blogging.

    So, put me down for either 7 or 9 πŸ˜‰

    Luv ya.

  • Already a follower… and while I love books, the idea of coffee from Ethiopia hand-carried by you sounds fantastic. I’m going for that.

  • Count me in. I’m a new Twitter follower (Joyce_Lansky), will retweet about the contest once for an extra entry, and would like Prize #7: Signed hardcover of THE HOUSE OF DARK SHADOWS by Robert Liparulo


  • Count me in! However many times I get – old follower, new follower, follower of @kid that can write too…

    Crazy talented family you have btw. Speakin of, want to homeschool our kids?


  • Okay, I’ve tweeted and followed (things I almost never do) but I must give credit where credit is due- I did it because I read the blog by the fabulous LK Gardner-Griffie and 1) She said to follow you- and I trust her 2) You’re giving her books away (fabulous choice) and 3) if @lkgg took the little time she has to blog about this, promote you and tweet it- then you must be worth the follow :)))

    I’m same as my name @GailZahtz

    Do I really have to pick a book? I’m planning on getting all of Misfit McCabes for all of my YA’s this season- so save those for someone who isn’t as enlightened πŸ˜‰ I’d say prize 4 for my 2 littlest ones, and 9 for me- because I’ll buy books even if I can’t afford it: but that purse is way cute and I would always put it off.

    Good luck and greetings. Off to finish lunches for last two getting off to school now.

  • Count me in too. TechWife will love a new book in her stocking (that I’ll steal away for a quick read).


  • Congrats on reaching 1500 followers on Twitter! I shall spread the word of your awesomeness. πŸ˜‰

  • Hey girl…well read it…lol @evemorton40 as if you didn’t know. Old Twitter follower. ;-)Prize 4 and Prize 7 look good or any one you choose for me is good…except prize 10, of course. πŸ™‚

  • Woo Hoo Nearly 1500 followers thats great!
    I am a new tweeter and a new follower of you
    You can also check out my LiveJournal where I’ll post about your book give away today!
    I’m also on Facebook and have reguested your friendship Deven Avila

    All your prizes are amazing…
    I would be more than happy with any of them but I will point you in a direction

    Thank You and Congratulations!!

  • Looks like you made it to 1500 YAY! Glad I could be one of your new followers. I would enjoy any of the prizes except the coffee πŸ™‚

    Thanks so much!


  • I’ve been a follower sincec before time! I hope that gets me at least one entry! I did tweet about it and blog about it. I would love #5

  • already a follower @meandicorner
    I would like to be entered for #4 #5 #9 and #10
    Thanks for the giveaway

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