Purple Daze Winner! & Hunger Games Love

The winner of Purple Daze by Sherry Shahan is:

Stephanie (Sk***@aol.com)

Thanks to everyone who entered, and congrats, Stephanie! I've emailed you. :)

If you didn't win this one, there may be another giveaway on Wednesday. And when I say may, we all know what I mean.Though it'll be U.S. and Canada only again, since I need to save money to host an international 900 followers contest. I'm a high school student that gets paid minimum wage, what can I say? ):

On a tangent, I found over at Natalie's blog Mindful Musings that they cast Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and Gale (Liam Hemsworth)! There's a summary of the casting over at Deadline.com and an official announcement on Mockingjay.net.

I'm not ecstatic or depressed over the choices appearance-wise, and I can't say anything about their acting. The only concern I really had was that I don't think Josh and Liam really look the same age... but perhaps that'll change after they get roughed up a bit. I had a little trouble envisioning Josh as Peeta, so I whipped out my 5-minute, horrendous Photoshop skills and:

... I think I may have made it worse.