Thursday, November 20, 2008

Take a "Road Trip" with Jonathan Friesen & Win a Copy of JERK, CALIFORNIA!

Ready for a road trip?'s more like a "web trip." You don't even have to leave the warm, inviting arms of your comfy Barcalounger. Connect with Minnesota native, Jonathan Friesen, author of JERK, CALIFORNIA, tonight in the TKA CHAT ROOM! Jonathan's debut novel was hailed as "Emotionally rewarding," by VOYA, and Booklist said, " any good road story, there are enough corners and bends to keep readers eagerly anticipating what lies ahead at the journey's end."
Besides writing full-time, Jonathan founded a program to mentor gifted teen writers and speaks to people around the globe about Tourette Syndrome - a condition both he and the main character in JERK, CALIFORNIA, share. If you attend the chat tonight, not only will you learn about Jonathan's writing process and upcoming projects -- you'll also have the chance to win an autographed copy of his book! We've also got a special giveaway for you RIGHT NOW! The first person to correctly answer the following question in the comments will win a copy of JERK, CALIFORNIA:
What was Jonathan's job for 14 years before becoming a full-time writer?
WHAT: Chat with Jonathan Friesen!
WHEN: TONIGHT, Thursday November 20th at 9pm ET!
WHERE: TKA Chat Room
HOW TO CHAT: Click here: TKA CHAT ROOM. Enter a username and password. Login.

*Your computer mush be Java-enabled to chat.

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Blogger lisa and laura said...

He was a teacher. Looks like a great book, can't wait to read it.

Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 2:32:00 PM EST  
Blogger Jia Gayles said...

Hi Lisa and Laura,

You are correct! Please send your physical address to We'll get a copy of JERK, CALIFORNIA in the mail to you ASAP!

Everyone else, please remember there is another chance to win!!! Visit our chat room ( tonight at 9pm ET for more details!



Thursday, November 20, 2008 at 4:48:00 PM EST  

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