Let’s bring this world a little closer together! Please join us in saying HELLO! and spread good cheer across the globe.
See Liza’s short video for details:
From April 14th to June 1st, 2015, we would like people to post a picture (it can be an individual, group, something meaningful) with a sign that says Hello From ___________(the city name.)
Use #HelloFrom and the name of your city with a separate #. Post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Tumblr.
For each person you tag, it will be an extra entry. We want to encourage others to say hello and post their own pictures, tagging others to participate too!
#HelloFrom #Blacksburg #Virginia
20 lucky people will randomly be selected from all over the world to win prize packages that include items inspired by Hello?. Many were purchased from artists/stores from Door Country, WI, the setting for the novel.
Blank greeting cards with scenes from Washington Island, Wisconsin. Photos by Steve Waldron
And much more!
Hello? By Liza Wiemer
Publication Date: October 27, 2015
By Spencer Hill Contemporary
Tricia: A girl struggling to find her way after her beloved grandma’s death.
Emerson: A guy who lives his life to fulfill promises, real and hypothetical.
Angie: A girl with secrets she can only express through poetry.
Brenda: An actress and screenplay writer afraid to confront her past.
Brian: A potter who sets aside his life for Tricia, to the detriment of both.
Linked and transformed by one phone call, Hello? weaves together these five Wisconsin teens’ stories into a compelling narrative of friendship and family, loss and love, heartbreak and healing, serendipity, and ultimately hope.
What readers are saying
“In Hello?, Liza Wiemer beautifully weaves together a moving story told by authentic characters, tackling important subjects that will deeply touch the reader.”
—Elizabeth Eulberg, author of Better Off Friends and Lonely Hearts Club
"A sensitive and deeply-drawn portrait of five teenagers whose lives intersect in ways both obvious and surprising. Liza Wiemer's characters are so real they leap off the page."
—Leah Cypess, author of Death Sworn series
"In her YA debut, Liza Wiemer has officially launched herself on the map with grace. Hello? is a powerful and brilliantly woven story of love, loss, and human connection that makes you believe in the world again. It owned my heart from the first page to the last. One of the most original books EVER.”
—Hannah McBride, The Irish Banana
Liza married the guy who literary swept her off her feet at a Spyro Gyra concert. Their love story can be found on Liza's “About” page. Besides being a die-hard Packer fan, Liza is also a readaholic, a romantic, and a lover of crazy socks and rooftops. Hello? is her debut YA novel. She also has had two adult non-fiction books published, as well as stories and articles in various publications. She's a graduate of UW-Madison with a degree in Education and the mother of two sons.
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