Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Big News!

As you may recall, a while back I posted three potential covers for my new book, The Eternal Ones. Over one hundred of you wrote in to vote for a favorite. Well, here's the final cover! (Sitting on my cluttered desk.) I love it! What do you think?

Now my amazing publisher, Razorbill, has done something so unbelievably cool that I can barely contain myself. They've had ouroboros rings made!!!! I just wish my photos did them justice. Their little red eyes sparkle with evil.

Razorbill has even put together a video that brings the snake to life. It's things like this that make sitting in front of a computer all day worthwhile. And there's so much more to come!

One more thing before I go. My Significant Objects dome doll (scroll down to see it) sold for $35 on ebay. Woohoo! Thanks for bidding!


Anonymous Je Reve said...

I can't wait!!!!!

3:38 PM  
Blogger Al Fonzo said...

I love the cover!! Are the rings going to be on sale anytime soon??

4:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

intense movie :)
Reel Dancer

5:32 PM  
Anonymous Odd said...

That is TOO gorgeous!!I L-O-V-E the cover its completely kewled out!!!I can't wait until the book comes out!!AHHH I'm gonna scream!!

5:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh my gosh thats awesome!!

6:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like it. Simple and stylish (:

6:15 PM  
Blogger Anna said...


6:27 PM  
Anonymous UU said...

Whens the book coming out?!?!?!? I'm soooo excited!

6:48 PM  
Blogger MorethanMe said...

oooooo YAY!! exited!! want the ring

7:02 PM  
Anonymous EQ said...

Wow! 1. What's it about? 2. Where can we buy the rings and about how much will they be? 3. When is the book going to come out?

7:14 PM  
Blogger MushroomCloud said...

now dats special!! i promise ill read it. the snake's gotsomthing to do with death being eternal- am i right? i read somthing about them. or perhaps its the snake that encircles the world? idk. so any way.... lax tryout 2day- it was muddy. my legs turnt brown. i gotta wear a dress tmrw 4 an award ceremony thing 4 my editorial. got a 99. I know, u wouldnt think my grasp of the english language was very good. hope i win!though if i do i gotta make a speech. bleckle!!

7:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the book comes out august 2010

9:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh, to be more specific, it is august 31, 2010

9:06 PM  
Anonymous gymnast20 said...

omg im sooooo excited to read this!!!! and also if i had that ring i would wear it every day of my life :)

9:39 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

OMG it comes out on my birthday ! :D yessss anyway i can an andavnced copy ???

9:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow. I am SO EXCITED!! Where can we get those rings?


9:50 PM  
Blogger Lioness said...

OMG!!!!! So, when are we going to be bidding on the exclusive-not-for-sale-pre-published copy? Hmm?

10:46 PM  
Anonymous Nina said...

yay I hope you sell the rings because I had a snake ring and it broke so I can get another but it will be even better if it is one of these

11:31 PM  
Blogger evenescence2196 said...

IT LOOKS AWESOME!! how much will the rings cost?

12:20 AM  
Blogger The Golden Eagle said...

Man, I have GOT to get my hands on a copy somehow, Kiki Strike being as great as it was. :)

6:56 AM  
Blogger montana irregulars said...


5:56 PM  
Anonymous ~chanel~ said...

Oooooo! Luv luv luv the cover! And the rings! i must have one!!!!!!!!!!!

6:46 PM  
Anonymous Patsee said...

Nifty cover.

I saw the video, and thought, "YES!!! Now I can know more about this book than the little I already do! But I was disappointed. =[

Unfortunately, my library is NOTORIOUSLY slow at acquiring new books unless they're Harry Potter or Twilight. The local bookstores are likewise. So I'll either have to wait forever, or get it off Amazon. Which I might have to do...

7:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

the rings are so cool!!!! i can't wait to read the book. where could i get the rings?

8:47 PM  
Blogger Serena said...


4:56 AM  
Blogger ForresterVA said...

YYEESSSSSS!!!!!!!!! I will be buying that! Where can I get one of those rings??? Nice cover.

1:25 PM  
Blogger ForresterVA said...

I got fish on my blog!!

2:31 PM  
Blogger ForresterVA said...


2:32 PM  
Blogger ForresterVA said...

I included the prologue to my new book.

2:32 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...


4:19 PM  
Blogger ForresterVA said...

I saw this, screamed "YES!" and then everyone in my family looked at me like I was crazy.

Of course dentists are evil. I remember one of my visits to a dentist. I hid in the toy box and then my mom ratted me out and then it took three nurses and the dentist to hold me down. :D

12:33 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


Congrats, Kirsten! The video is amazing.

As a writer, I'm so incredibly jealous. Haha, maybe one of these days I'll work up the courage to send something to a publisher or an agent or something. Maybe.

2:41 PM  
Blogger brave chickens said...


3:22 AM  
Blogger Froggy said...

I got the ARC of your book The Eternal Ones and have to say I LOVED IT! I will be adding a detailed review to my book blog soon and I have already gave you 5 stars on goodreads!


12:31 AM  
Blogger Kiki Strike said...

Froggy: Wow! Thank you soooo much! I'm glad you liked it. I will check out the review right now!

2:42 PM  
Blogger Irregular Kiki said...

WOW Kirsten the book looks so good, I can't wait to read it!!! And the ring is very nice! And the video is so good!

8:39 AM  

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