Friday, April 27, 2012

Storm Blog Tour - Keeping with the Merrick Twins + Review Round Up + Giveaway (Int'l)

HI EVERYBODY! If you're following the Storm "Down Under and About" Tour then I'm Friday and I'm keeping up with the Merrick Twins ( and doing a review round up!) If you're reading this post because you love me - then I'm just posting a really awesome interview with the HOTTEST brothers around!

So Sarah has actually posting a fantasy cast but I think (personally) this is what the brothers should look like - they're identical...
Gabe/ Nick *drool* 
Anyway onto the interview.... Two weeks ago I had the opportunity of meeting da boizzzz when they both asked me out on a date when Brigid brought them in for "Take a Hottie ( or two) to Work Day". I asked them some questions about my own beauty. Being brothers, girls and well, my own beauty ( but I cut those out!) Enjoy, enjoy! Because I CERTAINLY DID!


1. Pack Count? (of abs of course!)
Gabriel: *takes shirt off* You tell me.

2. Beauty or Brains?
Nick: Why isn’t both ever an option?
Gabriel: Dude. A better question is, why isn’t body ever an option?

3. Your best feature is...
Gabriel: *smirks* Heh
Nick: You should probably move on to the next question before he gets totally out of hand.

4. Soccer or American Football?
Nick: Football
Gabriel: Soccer

5. Favourite day of the week?
Both: Friday


1. Do you feel that you guys share a special “twin” connection?

Gabriel: You mean, like do we feel each other’s pain? *Punches Nick hard in the shoulder.* No. I didn’t feel that at all.
Nick: *Gives Gabriel a look.* We do.
Gabriel: *Loses the smile.* Yeah. We do.

2. Describe your perfect girl:

Nick: Why don’t you describe yourself first?
Gabriel: And where’s that Australian chick who interviewed us back in February?

3. What sort of trouble do you guys get into when you’re together?

Nick: I’m usually the one getting us out of trouble.
Gabriel: *Rolls eyes* He’s such a wuss. Just because that last explosion on the beach almost burned his clothes off.
Nick: You weren’t the one going home with half an outfit.
Gabriel: You’re lucky I didn’t make you walk.

4. Your perfect date consists of....

Nick: Being outside.
Gabriel: With a campfire.
Nick: And a blanket.
Gabriel: And that Australian chick.

5. Is it annoying when people mistake you for each other?

Nick: It happens all the time. I’m used to it.
Gabriel: *Smiles* It’s very useful.



If the interview ( and visual support) hasn't convinced you to read Brigid Kemmerer's debut perhaps the reviews of the awesome Aussie + Co. bloggers will?

Review Roundddddd Up! ( The links will take you directly to the reviews!)

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Giveaway Packs:


International Prize Pack 1:
Elemental (ebook) + Storm + Spark preorder 

International Prize Pack 2: 
 Elemental (ebook) + Storm + Spark ARC

International Prize 3:
Copy of Storm + Spark Pre-order

Australian Prize Pack: 
Storm ARC + Spark preorder

Australia/New Zealand Prize Packs (10 winners):
1 copy of STORM + 1 STORM book jacket  + 1 SPARK book jacket
Thanks to Allen & Unwin and Brigid!!
Check out the rest of the tour!


Monday 23rd April:  Chris/Becca/Hunter Interview - Read Me Love Me Bookmark Me
Tuesday 24th April: This or That with the Boys of Storm - Shiirleyy’s Bookshelf
Wednesday 25th April: Fantasy Casting - saz101
Thursday 26th April: Brigid Q&A: YOU ask the questions! - Eleusinian Mysteries
Friday 27th April: Keeping up with the Merrick Twins + Review Roundup - Badass Bookie
Saturday 28th April: Storm Excerpt - Forget-Me-Not
Sunday 29th April: Video chat - Book Probe
Monday 30 April:  Chris Interview - Reading Wishes
Tuesday 1st May: Guest Post by Brigid: Five Secrets of the Elemental Series - Amaterasu Reads

Badass Bookie xx


  1. Wow!! thank you so much for this giveaway!! :D

  2. OMG that was an AMAZING interview! I can't wait to read the books now! I just got Elemental yesterday... so I should hurry up and read it!!

  3. EEEH! Thank you so much, Lisa!! :D I also just posted my review for Storm like, 5 mins ago :P So glad to be on the bandwagon! Nick is my fave ;)

  4. You are so in love with that guy from call me maybe video! Great interview

  5. LOOOLLLLL Lisa! I knew you'd use that pic of the guy from Call Me Maybe for Gabriel/Chris! I KNEW IT! :P That tattoo is kinda cool! ;P

    LOVE Nick and Gabriel's answers!!! "That Australian chick!" - I wonder who it is.... XP

    Thank you for the AMAZING questions, Lisa and Thank you Brigid for creating such fabulous characters and story! ♥


    i'm in love :3

    freak. why do i not have this book yet?!

  7. This is soooooo amazing bb! AND NICE REVIEW ROUND UP.

    LOL and I agree with Celine. I WONDER who that Australian chick is.........aye? OH HO HO HO HO.

    I so can't wait to meet these boys. <3 <3


    Was it pure coinkidink that the twins interview was on their favourite day?

  9. OMG They're so HOT. *fans self* I can't wait to know more about these boys.

  10. HAHA! So Hot. Loved this interview! <3

  11. I LOVE LOVE LOVE THE TWINS!! Hee, seriously, character interviews with the Merrick boys are freaking AWESOME. I have no idea who that guy is you posted a picture of, but he's probably the closest I've seen to how I imagine the twins. NOT exactly, but the hair and some of the facial features. And the muscles I spy :D

    1) Gabriel taking his shirt off...

    *spends next 15 minutes unconscious*

    2) Gabriel's best feature... (!!!)

    *spends next hour unconscious after picturing his best feature*

    3) Gabriel punching Nick in the shoulder... HEHE.

    *spends next 4 months cursing modern technology for it's lack of ability to make hot fictional characters become real boys*

    4) Gabriel remembering 'that Aussie chick from February'...

    *IS DEAD*



    1. Brodie! So jealous right now! You'd BETTER share.

    2. The guy is named Holden Nowell, he's in Carly Rae Jepsen video for "Call Me, Maybe" - He's so damn fine and back off! The twins are mine <3

      BOTH. OF. THEM.

    3. I could learn to dislike you! :P Haa, lucky girl! ;) Hahaha! :)

  12. hahaha! Love it! These guys are the best. :D

  13. I LOVE this interview! Gabriel's "No, didn't feel that at all" made me literally snort with laughter. Seriously, I cannot wait to read this book and spend lots more time with these characters!

  14. Oh god, this interview was HILARIOUS... totally want to read the book now.... *grumble*

  15. i knew i recognized him! i just saw the call me, maybe video last week!
    that interview was highly entertaining; i've been seeing a lot of buzz online about these books this week & really want to read them now! i like being able to put faces on the characters in books when i read them, so i always like when they "cast" them

  16. I think I love these boys, and I'm yet to read the book! Oooh, thye are awesome! I want to read more of them now now now! BRillant interview! Too funny! :D

  17. Very very beautiful interview!!!
    Thank you for the giveaway,

  18. Haha, this was a brilliant interview and has made me more determined to start reading Elementals tonight!! YES! Cannot wait. These guys sound awesome <3

  19. Thanks for the giveaway and love the interview! =D

  20. Very fun interview. Thanks for the giveaway.

  21. OMG....this interview just made me giggle all kinds. Thanks!

  22. Awesome! This interview was great!
    Thanks for having the tour!!!!

  23. Every time I read another blog post on Storm, I fall more in love with the characters and my need to read this book grows!

  24. OMG i just love this book is been on my favorites since forever

  25. OMG I can't wait to read the book. They are all fun (HOT) in the interview! :D

  26. OMG! I absolutely LOVE the Merrick Twins! I'm so glad they're featured more in the blog tour! Awesome Interview by the way! Their answers are sooo funny and HOT! :)

  27. Yes, I am totally puking rainbows right now. :D Thanks for the fun interview! I decided I like Gabe more because he said "soccer" :D

  28. Thanks for the tour stop! I am really loving this tour.

  29. Yeah, I think your graphics prefectly reflected my reaction! Great brotherly banter!

  30. This series sounds really cool!! Thank you!!

  31. What a fun interview! Gabriel is already my favorite :)

  32. I love the banter!! Brilliant!!! Love characters that just have so much fun with each other.

    Awesome!! Posting!!

    Michelle A

  33. So apparently Gabriel likes soccer. We've got a LOT in common then. :)
    That first meme perfectly describes my reaction to this interview.

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  35. Thanks for a great post, I haven't heard of these books before so thanks for bringing them to my attention. That's one of the things I love about book blogs, I get to find books that I wouldn't normally as they aren't the super bestsellers going around where I live at the moment.

  36. This interview totally made me giggle.
    You just got to love the twins! :D

  37. Omg, these twins are hilarious, I love it.

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  39. Awesome interview! The twins are so crush-able, crush-worthy? *fans self*
    Random: The guy on the cover of Storm and the 3rd book look more alike to me than the guy on Spark and Nick's book. Though I like Spark's cover best. x)

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