blo Teens Read and Write: Smart Chicks Kick It Tour and Giveaway!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Smart Chicks Kick It Tour and Giveaway!

 After some minor technical difficulties we finally have our coverage of the Smart Chicks Kick It Tour in Pasadena, Ca!

Some of the hottest ladies of YA Lit -
Kelley Armstrong
Mary Pearson
Rachel Caine
Rachel Vincent
Melissa Marr
Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
Melissa De La Cruz
Alyson Noel

- answered questions and graciously signed books...and other things...like - can you believe it - Jake's abs! Almost all the ladies said it was their first time - except Kelley Armstrong who quipped, "Oh, I've done this before." And they all immediately sent out photos on Twitter. 
      They were all lovely, charming and funny! We even interviewed some of the fans. Check out the photos and video(make sure to crank up the video quality for the full effect)! Be sure to enter our contest below!
















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59 comments:

Katie said...

haha that's awesome! I loved how they all signed his abs! :)

Blodeuedd said...

very nice :=)

Edna said...

Bwahah, oh you guys. Did you get those signatures tattooed also?

The Itzel Library said...

Great! That´s fantastic guys!

By the way, thanks for the contest :)

RagDollVampGirl said...

Young Adult Abs?? Very Cool!!

Nicole said...

Haha! Awesome! And thanks for the giveaway!

Caitlin said...

HA! That's so awesome! It looked like such an epic time! Really wish I could have made it to one of thier tours.

sRy_ said...

thanks also for the chance :)

Sarah said...

Looks like you had a great time! I really wish they'd bring the smart chicks tour over to the UK - I'd love to meet all of these authors :o) I love the fact you got your abs signed LOL

chelleyreads said...

so jealous you got to meet the smart chicks! i wish authors would come to where i live.

Jessica said...

are you ever going to wash those abs again? If so, hmmm...seems like a wasted opportunity to have signatures on paper that you can keep forever?! :P j/k Bet you made their day!

elaing8 said...

Great videos and pics.

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

OMG
Totally brilliant!
I love it!
Loved the video!
Loved the pictures.
But the best was that abs signing!
LOL
Nice!
Thanks for letting us experience it with you.

Ekta said...

Sounds like fun! Wish I could've gone :(

Steph said...

Those authors lucked out getting to sign that six-pack! Great contest!
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Christa said...

So many signatures! lol.
Thanks for the contest.

GMR said...

His abs? LOL! How original! I'm certain you guys will be the talk of the tour for a while... ^_^
Thanks for the contest too! So wish I could have attended at least one of the stops, but hey....the chance to win a book by one of them will just have to suffice. ^_^ Thanks for the chance...happy reading!

brandileigh2003 said...

Thanks!

Precious said...

Awesome! That abs-signing is very unique. Thank you for the giveaway!

Jenny N. said...

Looked like a lot of fun. Wished I could have made it to one of their stops.

Nikki (Wicked Awesome Books) said...

The Smart Chicks tour seemed like it was a blast. I've only heard and read great stories, so I'm glad the two of you had fun. The video of Jake showing off his signed abs is priceless!

Thanks for the contest :D

Enbrethiliel said...

+JMJ+

LOL! Thanks for the laugh--and the giveaway! =D

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

sounds like so much fun D:

thank you anyway :D

FairyWhispers said...

The smart chick kick it tour is awesome!!!

can't they go worldwide or something?

:D

regards,

[btw, was previously commenting as 'png' but there's no 'name' box so... sry]

Cleverly Inked said...

Thats so funny that he got them to sign his abs. I hope he got something he doesn't have to wash signed too ;)

Missie said...

LOL!

Jake's abs look great! Love the pictures! Thanks for posting this awesomeness!

aprilnichole.com said...

that's awesome! I'm glad you guys had such a great time.

Giada M said...

How I wish I could have been there, too. >_<

kimscarecrow said...

Thanks so much for the contest. So many great authors. Looks like so much fun.

Tore said...

Thanks for the giveaway. Tore923@aol.com

Yan said...

nice abs lol

lulilut said...

Who had more fun, the gals doing the signing or Jake? - love the heart.
Thanks for the giveaway.

andrea said...

Thanks for the giveaway!!

Bookish in a Box said...

Hehe, that's awesome!

brizmus said...

wow! Looks like it was super fun! I can't believe they signed Jake's abs. I bet they loved doing that, for real! :-)

Mariah said...

Thats fun! thanks for the contest!

Melissa said...

I love that they signed his abs! I wonder who was having more fun with that? :D

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Jade said...

I really enjoyed the videos you put up, I had to watch it again and again :) Like everyone I loved watching the abs-signing but I'd rather get the autographs a different way :-P

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vickyvak said...

Thanks for the giveaway!!!

Jessy said...

That's so funny, I wish I was there to see it.

Cathie said...

Sounds like it was fun.

Bunny B said...

Cool! Thanks!

T.V and Book Addict said...

hahaha interesting

Thank for the awesome giveaway!!

Stina Lindenblatt said...

Too funny, Jake! But you do realize you'll never be able to shower again? And that's a real turn off for girls.

Nice abs btw.

AtenRa said...

Awesome giveaway, thanks :)

latishajean said...

Great giveaway thank you so much!

Lindsay said...

Signed Abs ftw! Lol, awesome giveaway

Gina said...

I love the idea of this tour, it's such a great way for readers to meet their favorite authors.

Elizabeth said...

OMG they came to Austin but I couldnt go I had to work... I was so mad

Eleni @ La Femme Readers said...

I think I just teared from laughter. You guys are hilarious! Jake is a cutie. ;) And, Alyssa you're gorgeous! Where was Greg in all this madness?

I'm glad you all had fun, wish I could of been there! Thanks for all the entertaining videos. Oh and I don't Jake can ever take a shower again, sorry dude! :)

Ashley (Ashley's Bookshelf) said...

Awesome giveaway! Thanks!

Aik said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Leah Loves Books said...

they signed his abs!!! nice.

i heard about this tour so late but it looked really cool and i wish i could have went.

amazing give away and good luck to all

Crystal said...

Thanks for the great giveaway - I wish I could have seen these authors on tour - it would have been amazing!

Momo (Books Over Boys) said...

Nice! Thanks for the giveaway :)

confessionofareadingmind said...

Wow, great giveaway!

♥ Tawni Ann said...

Great giveaway :)

Justine said...

This is fantastic! Thanks for the giveaway! :)

Badass Bookie said...

*whistles* Impressive ABS!!!! You guys are so lucky to be able to meet the Smart Chicks! I never get to meet any authors because they are never signing where I live!!! Anyway lucky ducks, thank for the giveaway!!!

Happy Halloween ( don't forget to read! ;))

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