Wednesday, June 30, 2010

TDD Trailer Revealed and Bree's Book-Bag Blowout Celebration/Contest!


As many of you know, I am so very excited about the making of the official THE DARK DIVINE teaser trailer. The trailer is playing this week (a.k.a. the Eclipse premier week) on 37 movie screens at the top 2 ranking theaters in all of North America for the Twilight movies.

(Megaplex 20 at The District in South Jordan, Utah. And Megaplex 17 at Jordan Commons in Sandy, Utah.)


A LOT of hard work went into making the trailer and I am so very, very happy with the results, I want to share the trailer with as many people as possible. But since not all of you live in Utah and won't have a chance to see it on the big screen, I'm posting it here for all of you to see. And I'm hosting a BIG giveaway to encourage all of you to share the video. (More on that in a minute...)

But, without any further ado (for the moment) I present to you the Official THE DARK DIVINE Teaser Trailer:

(It's a big file, so for best results, pause it and let it load completely before playing.)

Pretty cool huh? Go ahead and watch it again. I know you want to . . .

Okay, back to me now. No seriously. Remember, there's a HUGE giveaway coming up!

Alright, do I have your attention again?

First, I want to give huge kudos and thank yous to all the wonderful folks at Kineto Pictures who put so much time, thought, and dedication into making the trailer. These guys seriously rocked! I also want to say thank you to Nathan Day (Daniel), Katya Feinstein (Grace), and hubby (who stepped in as the trailer coordinator so I could fly to CA for my grandmother's funeral.)

Alright, time for the giveaway. And it's a big one. I'm not kidding.

It's Bree's Book-Bag Blowout!

I have a book-bag.

I have MANY books. Lots are signed. Some are highly coveted advanced copies. All are fabulous. One may even be a signed advanced copy of THE LOST SAINT (the sequel to THE DARK DIVINE.)

I imagine some of you would like to have some of these books.

I also have a new book trailer that I want to share with the world.

And you have the ability to help me share it.

Catching my drift?

So here's how it works:

1. I start with the book-bag. And you start by sharing links to the TDD trailer and telling your friends about this contest. You can embed the youtube video on your own website/blog/facebook etc. or simply send people a link to this post. Youtube will track how many views the video gets.

2. For every 500 views the trailer gets in the next 2 weeks, I will add a book to the book-bag. (Up to 5500 views.)

3. Up to 3000 views, the winner of the book-bag can choose books from Group A. (Click here to see all the books the winner can choose from in Group A.)

4. After 3000 views, and up to 5000 views, the winner can choose books from both Group A and Group B. (Click here and scroll down to see all the books the winner can choose from in Group B.)

5. After 5500 views, the winner of the book-bag will also get a signed ARC of THE LOST SAINT.

6. That makes 11 books total that the winner will receive.

7. But wait, that's not all! If by some huge push of awesomeness, the TDD trailer manages to get 50,000 views in the next 2 weeks . . . I will put a brand new 16G Apple iPad in the book-bag for the winner.

8. You must provide proof of sharing the trailer here in the comments of this post. Leave a link to anything you do online so I can verify. You can share it in as many places possible, and enter as many times as you'd like. You will receive one entry into the contest for each time you share the trailer. Be creative, if you'd like. You can even stand on a street corner with a giant poster with the URL on it.* Just show me the proof that you did it. You will receive bonus entries for telling people about the contest, and another bonus entry for being a follower of the blog.

9. Please be honest. The point of this contest is to share the trailer with as many people possible. I know you'll want to watch it more than once . . .who wouldn't? . . . but please don't try to play it a hundred times yourself just to up the view count. Youtube will actually freeze the view count if too many views are coming from the same IP address--so cheating will actually impair the contest, rather than help.

10. The contest runs between now (June 30th) until 11:59pm on July 14th, 2010. The winner will be announced on July 15th.

11. Go forth and share!

Again, to see a list of books that the winner will be allowed to choose from, Click HERE.

* Bree can not be held liable if you get hit by a car while standing on a street corner holding a sign, but she'll probably send you a get well soon card.


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Andrea said...

I posted the trailer on my blog:

I posted about your contest on Twitter:

I also posted a link to my blog featuring the trailer on Twitter:

Finally, I posted the trailer on Facebook (but I don't know if you can see it or not):!/profile.php?id=1328558041&v=wall&story_fbid=132974580068093&ref=mf

bkobsessed17 said...

You're absolutely amazing! Thanks so much!

misskallie2000 said...

Awesome giveaway.

I sent email to 7 friends and ask them to send emails to their friends.

Shared on FB(Brenda B. Hill)
Brenda B. Hill

misskallie2000 Watch The Dark Devine video here
less than 5 seconds ago via web

misskallie2000 at yahoo dot com

Sandy! said...

Nice trailer!

+1 follower

+1 Tweet contest:

+1 Tweet trailer:

+1 Facebook (personal wall)

+1 Facebook (blog wall)

+1 Post (trailer+contest)

Harmony B. said...

Am a follower


Harmony B. said...


Harmony B. said...



Harmony B. said...



Bookaholic (Jessica) said...

tweet of trailer link


Harmony B. said...


Started the trend: TheDarkDivineBookTrailer

Blog post:

Caitlin said...

Thank you so much for the wonderful contest!! I feel like I'm trying to win Santa's bag of gifts!

+1 I'm a Follower

+1 Blog Post:

+1 Post on Goodreads Forum:

+1 Twitter:

Thanks so much!

Seth and Andrea said...

AWESOME trailer! and I loved the book!



Im a follower.

I posted it on FB but my facebook is private so its okay if you don't count that Im glad to spread the word!

Morgan Ramsey said...

More entries:;_ylt=AmoFhc0JJZM_n1qeK9kRaSKf5HNG;_ylv=3?qid=20100706042850AA1Ci4m

So now that's 34 entries.

ylime1981 said...

How awesome is that trailer?????

I'm a follower.

Posted it on my blog.

Posted it on twitter:

Posted it on FB:!/emilybdye


bookaholic said...

I Tweeted again-
Facebook post-
Another Tweet-
Livejournal entry-
Live Journal post about the contest-

Entries now- 35

Juliana Piovani said...

Great contest!!Thank you!!
Here's the link:

typicalmemory-x said...

What a beautiful trailer...Must...Go...Watch...Again...And probably again after that...

thatgirlisme_x @

ParaJunkee said...

That is a wonderful trailer BTW. I spread the word.

parajunkee at

Kristen said...

Awesome trailer and thank you for having such a cool contest! I tweeted the link to the trailer:

Mandy said...

I'm loving The Dark Divine! Can't wait to read the sequel! And yes, these are both my facebook pages! :)!/jasperscherry?v=wall!/angelsandvampires

Claire said...

I'm a follower of your blog :)

Claire said...

I also just posted the trailer on one of my fansites :)

Melissa said...

Wow, what an awesome book trailer and a great contest!

I'm a follower and I tweeted about this.

I also retweeted here.

EVA SB said...

I tweeted again[@]gmail[.]com

Maria Nazareth said...

Coolest contest ever!!! Coolest book trailer ever!!! :D

Tweeted about trailer & contest:

Tweeted about the trailer in Portuguese:

And about the contest:

Posted it on Facebook a couple of times (added you as a friend):!/marianazareth?v=wall

And Orkut:

And I'm a follower!

Dahlia said...

Great contest!

Posted video at

eclecticdahlia [at] aol [dot] com

Tracy.H said...

Okay, not sure if this is open to Canadian's, but I have posted to my blog!

bookaholic said...

Back with a few more entries---
+3 I Tweeted about the video 3 more times -
+1 I Facebooked about the contest again-!/profile.php?id=100000126953872&v=wall&story_fbid=100320766688889&ref=mf
+1 Live Journal post about the contest(again)-
+1 Live Journal post about the video again-
+1 Changed my LiveJournal pic to The Dark Divine book cover-

37 entries now :)

Orchid said...

Wow! this is an awesome contest. Thanks for hosting a fablous contest. :)

I follow your blog and I posted the trailer on my blog click here for link.
and am linking the contest on my sidebar

hauntingorchid (at) aol (dot) com

Barbara said...

Tweeted at

Can't wait for the sequel :)

Also, I follow your blog ;)

Cassandra said...

I shared the video on my blog and I am a follower.

Christy said...

Awesome Bree! The trailer is divine:) Here's where I promoted:

Jessica @ Confessions of a Bookaholic said...

Retweeted again!

L.J. Boldyrev said...

Posted to Facebook:


And I follow the blog! :-)

Love the trailer!!!

Harmony B. said...


karen duarte said...

contest entry for book bag:

bookaholic said...

+20 Voted for The Dark Divine and The Lost Saint on Goodreads Listopia-
Goodreads listopia votes id-

+1 Tweeted about the video-

+1 Live Journal post-

Total now- 59

Jan von Harz said...

Awesome giveaway

trailer is posted


babygirlG said...

I posted it on FaceBook here!/profile.php?id=1088691895

I am an old follower.


Natalie Whipple said...

I blogged about it at:

And then tweeted about my post.

Brittany said...

Hi Bree. I'm following your blog (also through Goodreads), and I posted links to the trailer on both Facebook and Goodreads.

Also, thank you for the bookmarks, stickers (are they bookplates?), and note in the mail. It made my day! And week and month, really. I'm going to share them with my sisters and sisters-in-law. I actually had a dream last night that I met you. You showed me the original painting for the cover of The Lost Saint. It was really cool, but now I just can't remember what it looked like! Darn dreams. You probably really think I'm a crazy stalker now, but I promise I'm not. I just have cool dreams.

Catie S (Book Bound) said...

My Entries so far:


My tweets:

More entries coming!

Catie S (Book Bound) said...

My Entries so far:


My tweets:

More entries coming!

Mariana said...

I'm a follower

I tweeted (


bookaholic said...

A few more entries...
Tweeted again-
Facebooked again-!/profile.php?id=100000126953872&v=wall&story_fbid=141079605904700&ref=mf
Live Journal post(again)-

59+3=62 entries

bookaholic said...


Takes me to 64 entries :)

Dahlia said...

Posted a link to the contest/trailer on Shelfari (can't actually post the video there).

eclecticdahlia [at] aol [dot] com

Charity Bradford said...

Wow! Lots of comments, that's great news for you!

I wrote a post and included your contest with another one. You can see it Here. I then tweeted the post @charitybradford
and am a follower.

:) Congrats, and I think the trailer turned out very nice.

latishajean said...

Im sorry I don't have a blog but can post on twitter about it if thats ok But I do love reading blogs and I love the book I do have that one look forward to the next and thank you for the contest and love the trailer:)
blog follower
facebook/latisha depoortere

Kathryn Packer Roberts said...

okay, I've posted, linked, tweeted, all of it. (listed above) So, when was this contest going to be over? Or did I miss the date?

Allison said...

I posted about the trailer on my blog:

Cibele Ramos said...

I am a follower!

Posted at twitter:

bookaholic said...

Tweeted again-

65 entries now :)

bookaholic said...

Posted the trailer on the blog again.

66 entries :)

Enna Isilee said...

Giving away a copy of TDD on my blog if people post it on their blogs!

~Enna Isilee

Ayishazain said...

can you give me skin cancer books Please help me.

Stella (Ex Libris) said...

Time for another promotion tour:

Tweeted about the trailer here:

and also posted on Facebook:

I'm a follower of course.

Thank you!

stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

Have a nice weekend! :-)

Lea (YA Book Queen) said...

Shared trailer on my blog:

Thanks Bree! I'm looking forward to TLS =)

Megan said...

So excited for this!

Megan said...

I am also a follower of your blog! :)

JessicaLLWright said...

Ah I've already entered for the contest but I'm so excited I wanted to post this anyway...

I showed this to my mates and they loved it, joined your blog and even went out and bought the book - I said they could borrow mine but still. So we decided to have a Dark Divine Party - I'm inviting all my friends and were going to ren-act some of the scenes. Also were going to pick who we think should play the parts in a movie (if there was one). And were going to try and re-create the exact cover, use it as our photo on our blogs, facebooks and myspace.
We'll be taking loads of pictures and I hope I can get them of my friends to show you!
Love The Dark Divine so much!!!
Thanks for writting this book!!! :D xx

bookaholic said...

Facebook post-!/profile.php?id=100000126953872&v=wall&story_fbid=109331922451987&ref=mf
Facebook'ed about the giveaway-!/profile.php?id=100000126953872&v=wall&story_fbid=131469986892328&ref=mf
Facebook'd about the trailer again-!/profile.php?id=100000126953872&v=wall&story_fbid=125118510865239&ref=mf
Posted about the contest on Livejournal-
Livejournal post about the trailer-

Entries now- 72 :)

I so hope I win this giveaway!!

bookaholic said...

Sorry. I have 73 entries in all now!
Blame my poor math.
73 entries!! Yay! *fingers crossed*

Jennie Smith said...


Let's see if I get it all right...
1. I blogged about it (

2. I put it on my sidebar (

3. I tweeted about it (@jenniesmith)

4. I facebooked about it... shared the video and the contest (Jennie Motes Smith)

Jenababy13 said...

I LOVED this book! put the youtube link on my twitter!

Also, told about the contest!

I love love looove this book and trailer! :)

Jenababy13 said...

Posted on my xanga :)

YAY :)

Anonymous said...

I just finished The Dark Divine. It is awesome! Can't wait to read The Lost Saint.

I tweeted the link:

And I put the link on my blog (combined with my review of TDD):

I also put the link on my wall on facebook:!/profile.php?id=100001105248506

AND I follow your blog. :)

FionaChan said...

+1 I'm a follower! :D feeyonachan at gmail dot com




+1 (sidebar)

feeyonachan at gmail dot com

thanks :D

Jenababy13 said...

Posted on my FB :) :)!/profile.php?id=1470180377&v=wall&story_fbid=142965859052587

- Jena

Allie said...
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Allie said...

i posted some links up. :) i had it under the wrong comment box. man, do i feel stupid. :o

i'm a follower!! :D

i posted the link to the trailer on my facebook.
(it's in the list of other links i have.)

i put up a video with the links to your blog and the trailer.
(yes, that is my you tube account)


Harmony B. said...



Harmony B. said...


Ari said...

Tada :)


Harmony B. said...


Harmony B. said...


Name: Aine said...

fantastic contest! fantastic trailer!

tweeted it here:

also, i follow your blog.

Cari said...

Blog Post about the video


Name: Aine said...

Put the trailer on the sidebar of my blog.

Cari said...

I posted the video on my myspace

Cari said...
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Cari said...

Tweet about the contest

Heather said...

Posted the contest on the FFF facebook page!/pages/Fabulous-Fun-Finds/77081828315

Robbie (BoywithBooks) said...

I posted it on my twitter account (and did it @you):

Robbie (BoywithBooks) said...

I am a follower.

Anisa said...

Hey, I posted it on my craft blog... it gets more followers.

I am also a follower!

So fun!

Robbie (BoywithBooks) said...

Posted the trailer and a link to this post on my blog:

Julie said...

Hi Bree. I shared your youtube video tonight on my FB wall

Julie said...

I'm a follower of your blog. (thanks to your roommate)

Karen: said...

I'm a follower and I LOVE the trailer!! :)

I tweeted about it here @nflbabygirl

Taffy said...

I twitted it but don't know how to prove it...
taffylovell is my twitter name.

Taffy said...

I posted the trailer on FB!
I hope to see Eclipse nest week (I know! I can't believe I haven't seen it yet either!)

Stella (Ex Libris) said...

Spread the word again on Twitter:

and also on Facebook:

:-) Stella

stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

The Readings of a Busy Mom said...

has anyone ever told you that you rock!!!! So on with the Juice!!!

Im a follower
I tweeted here

I Facebooked here

Fingers crossed and rubbing my charms for luck ;o)

Betty: Reflections with Coffee said...

Follower of your blog!

but realized it doesn't go to your website,

So tweeted again:

Autumn said...

What an awesome prize you're giving away! Congratulations on your trailer!

kassandra said...

oh my god amazing contest

posted it on facebook my names kasee yore i added you as a friend

also one shelfari in a discution

and another in shelfari descution:

on twiter my username is heartjasperhale

i also followed you my name is kasee yore

Stella (Ex Libris) said...

Posted on Facebook again here:

tweeted here:

I'm an old follower :-)

stella.exlibris (at) gmail (dot) com

Stella (Ex Libris) said...
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Jenababy13 said...

Status on twitter!

+ new follower :)

Yayy go The Dark Divine gooo!

Kristen said...

I just love the trailer!

dragonzgoil at gmail dot com

A Simple Love of Reading said...

I posted the trailer on my blog!

Thank you for this amazing contest!

A Simple Love of Reading said...

I hope my original post shows up, but I also tweeted about the trailer:

Ashley T said...

I'm a new follower, and a old Dark Divine LOVER. :)

I tweeted about the trailer here:

Ashley T said...

okay- now I blogged about it too. great contest.

Alicia said...

Love the trailer Bree! Of course I'm a follower.

I tweeted-

Alicia said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Jenababy13 said...

Tweeted! :)

heatwave16 said...

Thanks for the contest!!!

I'm a follower.

Posted on twitter -

facebook -


Jenababy13 said...

So.. I SKYPED one of my friends and asked them to watch the trailer :) :) :)

Here's a picture:


Sas (Tea Mouse) said...

Thanks for the great cotest, the trailer looks so good!!

I'm a follower and my email is: sugarcubequeen(at) gmail (dot) com

I tweeted this contest:

... And blogged about it:

Thanks for the great oppertunity! :)

GABY said...

I also posted the trailer at my blog:


GABY said...


I tweeted:


bkobsessed17 said...

Amazing giveaway! And for a good cause!



readinggirl1996 said...

I am a loyal follower of your blog and I posted the video on my facebook. You can look me up as Madison Lichak. Thanks soooo much for this contest and great job with the trailer.

Sara B. Larson said...

Okay, this is making me upset! I've tried to post a comment three times, and it won't let me! I hope this works this time...

I love the trailer, it turned out amazing! I FB'd and tweeted and I'm an old follower. This is such a fun contest! I know there's pretty much no chance of winning, but here's hoping anyway. ;)

Anonymous said...

Okay, so there is like a billion people who have entered this contest, so I would amazed if my entry was actually seen ! So here are mine:

+1 For being blog follower



And here's the picture I took spreading the link of the trailer. I couldn't do a video, but I wrote the link to the trailer outside on my driveaway !

Thanks for this awesome contest !


Valerie said...

Here's my blog post:

I'm also a follower of this blog!

Nikki said...

Great contest Bree and congrats on all the pageviews! We'd love to do an interview at!

* Blog Follower


* Tweeted:

* Tweeted:

Mariah said...

Amazing contest!

Marie said...

Great contest!

I'm a follower,

and I've tweeted the trailer here:

and about the contest here:

bookaholic said...

I spread word about the trailer on the lane between immediate neighbor and my houses - file:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Personal/Desktop/Photo0315.jpg


Bianca said...

Tweeted the URL to the trailer:

Tweeted about the contest:

Blogged about the contest and embedded the trailer:

Put the link to the contest and the link to the trailer in my sidebar at

I'm also an old follower of you blog!

infinitemusic19 at gmail dot com

Sharli said...

Thank you for the awesome contest! I looved the trailer xD Congrats!

I tweeted here:
And posted here:

I'll keep RTing :D
entrelibros_blog at

A Simple Love of Reading said...

My comments have disappeared!

Posted to my blog:



Gosh I hope this one works! ;)


bookaholic said...

More entries!

Tweeted about the Trailer-

Tweeted about the Contest-

Live Journal
Live Journaled about the Trailer-
Live Journaled about the Trailer -
Live Journaled about the Trailer
Live Journaled about the Trailer-

Live Journaled about the Contest-
Live Journaled about the Contest-
Live Journaled about the Contest-
Live Journaled about the Contest-
Live Journaled about the Contest-
Live Journaled about the Contest-
Live Journaled about the Contest-
Live Journal’d about the contest-

Facebooked about the Trailer-!/profile.php?id=100000126953872&v=wall&story_fbid=134021476631975!/profile.php?id=100000126953872&v=wall&story_fbid=132584936781217


Total entries now- 103+ points for the spreading the word on the lane :)

Just goes to show how insanely desperate I am to win this!! *falls down on knees* *begs* Thank you so much!!

Missy said...

Blog post here.

Twitter post here.


ylime1981 said...

I'm a follower.



Jena said...

Tweeted again :)

Trying to get the view count to 5000 !! :)

Kate said...

I've added the trailer to the review I did of TDD on my YA review blog, and linked on twitter!

My Twitter is KateCBass.

Cassay said...

Wow what a great contest
i tweeted about it at

Cassandra C

soulfulll said...

Tweeted :

Blog Follower


Lucy said...

Thanks for the great giveaway- I'm happy to promote your awesome book!

Blog post:


Samantha Schmedeke said...

I am a follower, too!


I also posted on my own new blog (it's just getting started, so there's not much there!)

Can't wait! =]

Lea (YA Book Queen) said...

Thanks for the awesome contest! I can't wait to see the cover for TSL!! =)

GMR said...

LOVE the trailer! Congratulations! *throws confetti*
To spread the word, I...

Oh, and yes..I am a GF follower (GMR). Thanks for the chance to help spread the love for this trailer and for the awesomeness which is this contest. ^_^


bookaholic said...

Hi Bree,
I have made a video and have emailed it to you. Please check it :)
email id-

Thanks again a million times. Hope the odds are in my favor this time...

Danielle Johns said...

Posted on Twitter:



Anonymous said...

So many comments O.o I won't win this one, I'm sure of it, but I'm wishing good luck to those who entered. It was fun to enter this one anyways, even though I'm quite sure I won't win.

I'm a follower.
blog post:
Also mentioned Dark Divine in other posts, hehe.

Anonymous said...

Forgot the email address;

Lesley said...

This is great, thanks for sharing!

I am a follower here and on twitter.

My twitter, I am a follower and retweeted:

I posted the vid link on my blog here:

Natalie Murphy said...

Im a follower and I posted it on twitter:

Val said...

Posted it on my blog...

It may have been to win a copy of the book :)

Val said...

I'm a blog follower

Val said...


Tweet :)

Crystal said...

I tweeted the contest here:

and posted it to my blog here:

Kah Woei said...

I'm back. Posted a link to the trailer on

Val said...

shared it on FB!!!!/pages/Truth-Be-Told-Blog/281967011644

Val said...

I posted it on Book Bloggers on Ning

ylime1981 said...


Emily D. ebdye1(at)gmail

Casse AKA Catholic Kittie said...

Casse AKA Catholic Kittie said...

I posted it at the bottom of my blog in the oh em gee favorite trailer section.

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