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Love You Hate You Miss You and bookwish contest (today ONLY!)

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

I saw Love You Hate You Miss You in a few more bookstores this weekend, and even got some pictures of it elsewhere (special thanks to Amber for her *awesome* photo of the book at her local Barnes and Noble)--so I think it's safe say to say that Love You Hate You Miss You is out in the world!

Here's the beginning of it (for feeds that strip links out, you can see it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgnksqSAk60)



It's very exciting and a little sad for me to have the book come out--exciting because I sold the book in 2005 (!) and it's finally really here (yay!) and a little sad because I wrote it when my life changed in a lot of ways and although some of them are amazing (I never thought I'd be published, EVER!), some of them are more bittersweet.

But then, I think that's how life is--a mix of good and bad, and I wouldn't have it any other way.

All right, I'd have more cake added. But hey, who doesn't like the idea of life with more cake???

One last thing--since it is release day, I feel like I need to celebrate a bit, so tell me what currently published young adult novel you'd like to read--and why--and you could win that book! As I'm getting ready to go to New York, this is going to be a short contest, so tell me about the published young adult novel you'd like to read by midnight TONIGHT (the 26th) and then I'll pick five names at random and each of those people will get the book they want.

And that's it! Can't wait to read what you all are anxious to read, and I hope you enjoy the start of Love You Hate You Miss You

29 Comments:

Blogger prophecygirl said...

Happy release day, Elizabeth! I can't believe you sold it back in 2005. Wow!

A YA book I'd like to read at the moment is Carter Finally Gets It by Brent Crawford. I hear it's really funny!

May 26, 2009 11:26 AM  
OpenID luckygirl1112 said...

Happy publish day!!!! Wow sold in 2005, but it's good that your life changed in a lot of good ways. Let's see... the YA book that was just published that I want to read is... City Of Glass by Cassandra Clare. I really want to see how it all ends and Jace is hiarious.

May 26, 2009 11:30 AM  
OpenID jessica-shea said...

Congratulations Elizabeth! I love this cover; it's breathtaking! Can't wait to see it in my local store.

At the very tip-top of my list is DULL BOY by Sarah Cross. It sounds like a great superhero story!

May 26, 2009 11:30 AM  
Blogger Thao said...

I love the vblog, the excerpt sounds good but the sight of the real book excites me more. It's so cute.

A recently published YA novel I'd love to read is This Is What I Want To Tell You by Heather Duffy Stone. Everything about the book is intriguing.

Anyway, happy release day of Love You Hate You Miss You!

May 26, 2009 11:32 AM  
Blogger Amee said...

My pick would be Something Maybe by You! I'm not trying to suck up, I swear!

May 26, 2009 3:10 PM  
Blogger Kathleen Elizabeth said...

Congratulations Elizabeth :-) Pub days are always exciting!

There's a YA book called Wings by Apprilyne Pike that i want to read really bad, I would love to be entered to win that book.

Thank you!

broadway_babee@msn.com

May 26, 2009 3:23 PM  
Blogger barbrafl said...

Congrats, Elizabeth! This is so exciting, for you and for me, as a reader. Is "Storm Glass" by Maria V. Snyder considered YA? I'm pretty sure it is. If so, I would love to read that book because it follows another character from her "Study" series, which I fell in love with. I can't wait to continue the story through the eyes of another character and to get back to the society I loved since the first book. As magic is still included in this story, I can continue to get my fill for fantasy, and I'm sure there will be romance. Who doesn't love romance?

If this isn't counted as YA, I can't wait to read "Swoon" by Nina Malkin. Another supernatural book, with the promise of romance (both of which are highly addictive) and it can keep me going until your next book comes out (I've already got "Love you, Hate you, Miss you"!)

jlaunius197@maine207west.org

May 26, 2009 5:34 PM  
Blogger Share You Sweet Tread said...

I bought a copy of Love You Hate You Miss You and I have to say that I love the way it was writen I wont say anymore But It A MUST HAVE!!!

The Book That I would Like to read would be Swoon by nina malkin Becuse I just love the titel SWOON
Just like the titel for love you hat you miss you congrates againe

May 26, 2009 6:00 PM  
Blogger Sylvia said...

Congratulations on the release of Love you hate you miss you:) I've been looking forward to reading it, it looks amazing and although I want to win it too, I want to buy it for myself:D So my pick will be Twenty Boy summer by Sarah Ockler because I love that it's about love, loss and friendship not to mention the cover looks wonderful:)

May 26, 2009 7:19 PM  
OpenID sharigreen said...

Happy release day! :)

I'm waiting (and not very patiently!) for Sarah Dessen's Along for the Ride, and Sara Zarr's Once Was Lost, but both of those aren't yet released. So I will have to say The Chosen One, by Carol Lynch Williams.

I'm also really looking forward to reading Love You Hate You Miss You now that it's out. I think the blurb that said "reminiscent of J.G.'s Looking for Alaska" is the one that totally hooked me before I even read about the book, lol. Anyway, congrats again on your book launch!

Shari
shari579 AT hotmail.com

May 26, 2009 7:43 PM  
Blogger val said...

I love the way you read! So much better than how my teacher read, no wonder people fell asleep.

The book I would like to read now is Being Nikki by Meg Cabot. I've read Airhead but haven't been able to get that one because I have to buy my cat's food and litter.

Valeria

May 26, 2009 7:50 PM  
Blogger shelburns said...

YAY for release day!

The YA book I'd like to read by midnight is Sliding on the Edge by C. Lee McKenzie.

shelcows AT gmail DOT com

May 26, 2009 7:50 PM  
Blogger Madison said...

Happy release day!

Would you think I'm a suck-up if I said that the only book right now that is really coming to mind is Love You, Hate You, Miss You? Um...

firemustburn [AT] gmail [DOT] com

May 26, 2009 7:56 PM  
Blogger Pretty said...

Yeah a bunch of congrats to you Elizabeth! Your books are totally awesome!

I would like to read Falling for Romeo by Jennifer Laurens.

lalivex@hotmail.com

May 26, 2009 8:08 PM  
Blogger Michelle Kuo said...

Woohooo I'm excited for the release of your book! Time for me to go to the bookstore!

I really, really, REALLY would love to read Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles. I only hear great things of that book!

May 26, 2009 8:23 PM  
Blogger Michelle Kuo said...

Oh I'm not sure if I was supposed to leave my email address? Just in case!

michelle.kuool(at)yahoo(dot)com

May 26, 2009 8:24 PM  
Blogger Paradox said...

I REALLY want to read Hunger by Michael Grant! It is the sequel to my favorite book of 2008, and I've been waiting for it to come out for a year, and it finally was released today!!! I didn't have access to an ARC, so I've watched as other bloggers review it, and all the reviews make me want to read it more!

paradoxrevealed (at) aim (dot) com

May 26, 2009 8:25 PM  
Blogger dreaming days away said...

Release day is so exciting!! I can't wait to go buy the book.

The YA book i want to read right now is Need by Carrie Jones. I see it everyday when I work at Barnes and Noble, but I've only ever read the back cover. Just those short lines have intrigued me. :)

--Ashley
faithfulbrowneyes at yahoo.com

May 26, 2009 8:34 PM  
Blogger Summer said...

Happy Release Day! That's really cool.

I would like to read Peace, Love and Baby Ducks by Lauren Myracle.

May 26, 2009 8:45 PM  
Blogger Ann Diana Dinh, said...

Happy release day!!

I'd really like Living Dead Girl! It sounds like such an intense story and a huge page-turner.

behapppppppy(at)hotmail(dot)com

May 26, 2009 8:56 PM  
Blogger Pissenlit said...

Yay! Happy book birthday!

I'd like to read Kristin Cashore's Graceling because I keep hearing such good things about it on lots of book review blogs and I'm totally intrigued!

May 26, 2009 11:12 PM  
Blogger Just Your Typical Book Blog said...

Whoot! Whoot! Happy Release Day! I cannot wait to read it!! I saw your pub story on Steph's blog, and it's crazy how your books got sold and when they're finally coming out to the shelves!

One book I am looking forward to reading is Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler. The plot sounds really good, and I'm in the mood to read a summer based novel since it is soooo freakin' nice outside now!

PS-Thanks for mentioning me! You should have seen the expression on my sister's face when I went to take the picture, lol

--Amber
sammyjones57(at)hotmail(dot)com

May 26, 2009 11:21 PM  
Blogger Lane said...

Congrats Elizabeth! Your books are a yummy treat to read.

I would like to read Taken by Storm by Angela Morrison.

May 26, 2009 11:21 PM  
OpenID insidehabit said...

Wings by Aprilynn Pike :)

Congratulations on pub day!

May 27, 2009 1:12 AM  
Blogger Meredith said...

Congratulations, Elizabeth!! Can't wait to read LYHYMY.

I want to read The Immortal Realm by Frewin Jones. It is the 4th book in the Faerie Path series and I am very excited to read it!

~Meredith F.
rosesaremyfavorite at hotmail dot com

May 27, 2009 2:24 AM  
Blogger Kate said...

Happy release day! :)

I'm dying to read Thirteen Reasons Why.. I keep hearing about it and feel like I've been missing out on something big!

May 27, 2009 9:19 AM  
Blogger babygirlG said...

Oooooo ... I would love to read Faery Rebels : Spell Hunter by RJ Anderson.

Happy release day! Hope you're having tons of fun!

May 27, 2009 9:29 AM  
Blogger Llehn said...

Hello Elizabeth,

Happy Release Day!!

I've been hearing good things about Shannon Hale's The Actor and The Housewife so I would love to read that book!

May 27, 2009 9:33 AM  
Blogger Llehn said...

Ooops, wait ... heh heh. I just noticed that the book I picked beofre is on pre-order. I'd like to amend my choice to Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey.

Thanks!

lesly7ch(at)yahoo(dot)com

May 27, 2009 9:40 AM  

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