So, the #IronKnightParty was a blast.
I don't know how many people showed up for it, but the screen was rolling by so quickly you couldn't keep up with all the comments. My laptop froze and crashed only once during the whole two hours, which I consider a win. Such is the case with these twitter parties, and I love them because they're so fast, furious, and fun.
Some highlights of the party:
The Iron Knight playlist was revealed, which I shall post here for your enjoyment. I wish I could post the music, but Playlist.com has the bad habit of dropping songs on my list or removing links. So I'll post a YouTube vid of my favorite song on the list, which I think captures Ash's struggle perfectly.
Unknown Soldier by Breaking Benjamin
Here Without You by 3 Doors Down
Evil Angel by Breaking Benjamin
Carry on my Wayward Son by Kansas
Without You by My Darkest Days
I’m not Okay by My Chemical Romance
Cross my Heart by Marianas Trench
Pieces by Red
Famous Last Words by My Chemical Romance
Come What May by Nicole Kidman and Ethan McGregor (Moulin Rouge)
But the highlight of the party (and what many people came for, I think), was Ash's Letter to Meghan. There was much speculation about what was in said letter, which led to some hilarious poems and notes as everyone waited for the reveal. Such as:
"Roses are red, violets are blue, Meghan is mine, Puck get a clue." -Team Ash
Team Puck's response?
"Roses are red, violets are blue, eff you Ice-boy, I kissed her too."
And of course:
"Roses are red, violets are blue, I am a cat, I pwn all of you."
LOL, but then the real letter was unveiled. And while I can't post it on my blog just yet, I will share the link to the HarlequinTeen FB page where you can unlock the download. Go check it out. They made it all pretty and stuff. :)
Link to Ash's Letter.
So now we were getting close to midnight, and the official release of The Iron Knight. But Harlequin Teen had one last little surprise in store. (Actually, there's nothing little about it.) A photo contest, running from now to November 18th, where you take a picture of yourself and an Iron Fey book in a creative, faery-ish way, and post it to their FB page. The prize?
A signed copy of The Iron Knight, and A TRIP TO NYC TO MEET ME.
Sound cool? Want to go to New York City? Then follow this link to enter the contest and good luck!
Whew, I think that's everything! If you have questions about the letter or the contest, please don't inquire here, I won't be able to help you much. Ask Harlequin on their Facebook Page or on their twitter account @HarlequinTeen. Hope to see one lucky winner in New York City soon!
And if you happen to be anywhere in Louisville, KY tonight, I'll be having the second Iron Knight launch party at the Summit B&N. Come by and see me, grab a goodie bag, and have your pic taken with the life-sized cut-outs of Ash and Puck! They'll be staring over my shoulder the whole time. ;-)