Wednesday, November 25, 2009

2010 Debut Author Challenge

I have decided to join the 2010 Debut Author Challenge.  What is the 2010 Debut Author Challenge you ask?
The objective is to read a set number of YA (Young Adult) or MG (Middle Grade) novels from debut authors published this year.  I will probably be reading these books anyways, so...sounds like fun huh?

The challenge will run from January 1, 2010- December 31, 2010. You can join at anytime! Visit
 The Story Siren for more information.  She will be our gracious hostess. 
 
Here is my list so far...
1. The Mark by Jen Nadol (Jan)
2. The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard (Jan)
3. Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves (Jan )
4. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa (Feb)
5. Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omolou (Feb)
6.  The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson (March)
7. The Line by Terry Hall  (March)
8. Forget Her Nots by Amy Brecount White  (March)
9.  Whisper by Phoebe Kitanidis (April)
10. Hex Hall by Rachel Hopkins (April)
11. Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey (April)
12. Wintercraft by Jenna Burtenshaw (May)
13. Angel Star by Jennifer Murgia (May)
14.  Sea by Heidi King (June)
15. Everlasting by Angie Frazier (June)
17.  Shadow Hills by Anastacia Hopcus (July)
18. The Paranormalcy by Kiersten White (September)
19. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer (October)
20. Freefall by Mindy Scott (October)
21.Inconvenient by Margie Gelbwasser (November)
22. Firespell by Chloe Neill (January)
23. Change of Heart by Shari Maurer (April)
24.The Beautiful Between by Alyssa B. Sheinmel (May)

I am shooting for 24, but I may read more.  This list will be a work-in-progress, especially since I need to fill the rest of the year. 

**Here is a list of Tenner debuts and release dates

**Authors and publishers-if your book is on the list,  I would love to review it, set up an interview, or contest to help you promote your new releases!

Happy Reading.

MY REVIEWS:
*Firespell by Chloe Neill
*The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
*Freaksville by Kitty Keswick
*Beautiful Dead by Eden Maguire
*The Mark by Jen Nadol
*The Line by Teri Hall
*Forget-Her-Nots by Amy B. White
*The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
*Whisper by Phoebe Kitanidis
*Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus
*Angel Star by Jennifer Murgia
*Under My Skin by Judith Graves
*Change of Heart by Shari Maurer
*Guardian Of The Dead by Karen Healey
*A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler

11 comments:

Jenn (Books At Midnight) said...

Ohh, I joined too! Those are great books you have there. :)

Abigail [All Things Urban Fantasy] said...

Just wanted to let you know I gave you award on my blog

http://allthingsurbanfantasy.blogspot.com/2009/11/you-like-me-you-really-really-like-me.html

Becky said...

This sounds excellent as like you say we will be reading these books anyway. Love your list, The Line, The Mark are both books that I will be reading next year. Yay, for debut authors!

Kiersten White said...

Thanks for having Paranormalcy on there!! I'm so excited to see what all of you amazing bookish girls think of it : )

Maria said...

Sounds like a great challange!:)

http://fantasysink.blogspot.com/

Mel (He Followed Me Home) said...

I'm super excited about this challenge too. You've got a great list so far!

The Story Siren said...

YAY! Thanks for joining the challenge! It's going to be so much fun! And what a great list! Happy reading!

Daisy Whitney said...

Great list! This will be a fun year!

Andrea Cremer said...

I'm thrilled you've included NIGHTSHADE on your list! 2010 is going to be an amazing year for books :)

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Margie Gelbwasser said...

I'm so psyched you included INCONVENIENT! Thanks so much! I hope you enjoy it.

 
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