Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year! :D

Happy almost-New Year, everyone!

What're you guys up to tonight? Any fun plans? Wishing you all great things in 2010. :) To the reader girlies who have been chatting on my blog, I *love* it and feel, like, popular that you keep coming back to chat and say hi. :)

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Quick note

Someone pretended to be me in the LWL discussion thread and I addressed the matter. Let's keep everything cool, 'cuz I don't want to have to moderate comments. Thanks, guys! :)

Monday, December 28, 2009

Vlog ideas? Share 'em!

I'm going to vlog soon (after the New Year) would love for YOU guys to suggest some possible topics or leave questions. If I pick yours, I'll say your name in the video and will give you a special shout out. So, leave as many ideas as you like here and look for the vlog in January.

You've got until January 4 (one week!) to leave ideas.


Saturday, December 26, 2009

Enter to win one of *three* copies of Rival Revenge!

I think it's time for a post-holiday give away!

Guess what I've got?? Copies of RIVAL REVENGE due out January 26! (Three days before my birthday, which is kinda awesome.)

Sooo...I think it's only fair that I give away THREE signed copies of RR. Leave a comment here or on LiveJournal. Tweet, Facebook, blog, vlog, whatever about the contest and let me know in the comments. It'll give you *two* extra entries. The drawing will be random and I'll only ship to US addresses. You cannot enter on Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else. Gotta comment here. :) The contest closes on January 1st at midnight at Eastern time.

Enter away and good luck!!

PS: Notice the number on the book spine? All future books will be numbered and reprints of previous books will also have numbers. Cool, huh? I love it! :D

PPS: Just so it's clear: Alison's on the spine and on the right front cover next to Julia. Jasmine's on the back. :)

NOTE: Hey, guys, please don't put LWL spoilers in this thread. Use the one below it that's open for discussion about the book. And note to everyone--there are a couple of spoilers in the comments, so shield your eyes if you don't want to see!

**I closed comments because the contest is over! Congrats to the winners!** :)

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Little White Lies discussion thread *spoilers*!!

You guys asked for it and you've got it--chat away about LWL and be warned that there will be spoilers in the comments. Can't wait to read what everyone's thinking.


Monday, December 21, 2009

First snow pics!

Took a few pics from yesterday's snow. I think we're done with snow for a while, but I've gotta get snow boots. As I walked home yesterday, I was totally prepared to pull a Bella Swan and be like, "Ice really doesn't help the uncoordinated" when I wiped out. But I made it!

So. Much. Work. To. Do.

Going now!

Friday, December 18, 2009

New interview

Nicole at Word for Teens was kind enough to interview me for her awesome blog. Check it out!

Thanks so much, Nicole!

I ran out and did all of my errands this morning since we're supposed to get 3-6 inches of snow starting Saturday night. I'm very excited about this. I'll be the wide-eyed girl standing in the street and taking it all in. (And, you know, watching for cars/buses.) I. Love. Snow. Pics will def occur.

TGIF, everyone!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Yay for Little White Lies!

It's now shipping via Amazon and Barnes & Noble! Yaay! That means it'll start showing up in physical stores verrry soon. I'm so excited about this book and can't wait to hear what you guys think. It was super fun to write and I'm very happy to have it out there! :)

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Congrats, HorseGirlTV!

I'm reposting this from the Canterwood Crest forum:

HorseGirlTV has been striving the past three years to produce quality, educational and entertaining content for equestrian but likewise to bring the horse world to the world and reach mainstream audiences. We now have a chance to branch out through the Streamy Awards. One of the episodes nominated is with our favorite author, Jessica Burkhart, so please take a moment and vote!

Please help by clicking the link below and voting for HorseGirlTV as Best Hosted Web Series!
Best Hosted Web Series

You can also vote for Angelea Kelly Walkup for Best Web Series Host at:
Best Web Series Host
Angelea Kelly Walkup

Thanks for your support and Happy New Year to all.

Kind regards,
Angelea and Team HorseGirlTV!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009


Just a note to my reader girlies that the blog might be quiet for a little while. I'm going out of town for the holidays soon and CITY SECRETS is due early next month. Gotta get that draft done! :) I'm also super excited that LITTLE WHITE LIES comes out in 6 days. Can't wait to hear what you guys think!

I won't be responding to emails over the holidays (if I did, I wouldn't be able to finish my draft), BUT I will be blogging as I can. I hope you all are getting excited about the holidays!

What's on your wish list for this year? Spill!

Now, signing off for pizza and my fave show--How I Met Your Mother. :)

Friday, December 11, 2009

New pic from Canterwood Crest photo shoot

Since we've been talking a lot about Paige Parker this week, I wanted to share another exclusive photo from the shoot for the covers of books 9-12. I'm (on the right) posing with the awesome model who played Paige. We chatted a lot on set and had so much fun.

Starting in January, I'll begin posting video clips and more photos from the shoot. I'll be starting with pics of wardrobe and make up, plus tips via vlogs from top stylists on how to dress like a Canterwood model with an affordable mix of pieces. :)


A random drawing has selected the winner of LWL! Congrats to...KACY L! Kacy, e-mail me to claim your signed copy of Little White Lies. Thanks so much to everyone who entered. :)

TGIF! What's everyone doing this weekend? I've got a few errands and am working on CITY SECRETS.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Welcome, Paige Parker!

Photograph copyright © 2009 Monica Stevenson.

Introducing...Paige Parker!

I got the okay from Editor Kate to share a pic of Paige, so here she is. Finally! :) The model who plays Paige is sweet, funny and I love this pic of her. Paige will make her debut on the cover of CITY SECRETS (CC #9).

Hope you're all as excited to see Paige as I am to share the photo!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Books = Gifts

The season is almost upon us? Trying to think of the perfect gift? Why not a book?

In these short videos, some awesome authors talk about why books make fantastic gifts for the holidays. :)

Books = Gifts Video One

Books = Gifts Video Two

Books = Gifts Video Three

For more info, check out this link! :)

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Win a signed copy of Little White Lies!

Look at what I have!! LITTLE WHITE LIES! doesn't come out until December 22, which seems REALLY far away. I was thinking some of you *might* be interested in entering to win a signed copy.

If so:

Leave a comment here and/or on my LiveJournal entry. For an extra entry, Tweet, Facebook, blog, etc., about the contest and let me know about it in your post. I'm crazy busy this weekend and next week, so the contest will stay open until Thursday, December 10 at midnight. I'll draw a winner and check back on Friday to see if you've won! I'll only ship to a US address.

Yaaay for LWL! Go Team Canterwood!

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