Saturday, February 6, 2010

I'm up to the challenge

I tried to do a book blogger challenge before and I failed hard. But this one sounds so good, and I've been debating joining for a while now. I'm game this time.

Kristi at The Story Siren is hosting the Debut Author Challenge. The goal, of course, is to choose to read a certain number of debut authors. Since I've already read a fair number since the year began, I think I can up the goal and really stick to it.

This is where I'll post my progress and what my potential reads are. I'll also link to my reviews, if posted. I'm going to aim for reading 20 debut authors over the year. Yes, there are more than 20 on this list, but that's for my sake. If you want to join in the challenge, you can read the rules and sign up here.

January
1. The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
2. Leaving Gee's Bend by Irene Latham
3. The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
4. Wish by Alexandra Bullen

February
5. HappyFace by Stephen Emond
6. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

March
7. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
8. The Beautiful Between by Alyssa Sheinmel
9. Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus
10. Split by Swati Avasthi
11. Every Little Thing in the World by Nina de Gramont

April
12. Dirty Little Secrets by C J Omololu
13. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
14. The Daughters by Joanna Philbin
15. The Line by Teri Hall
16. The Snowball Effect by Holly Nicole Hoxler

May
17. Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
18. Three Rivers Rising by Jame Richards
19. Dark Life by Kat Falls

20. Harmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly

June
21. The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
22. The Iron King by Julia Kagawa
23. The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells

July
24. Sea by Heidi Kling
25. YOU by Charles Benoit
26. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
27. Tweet Heart by Elizabeth Rudnick

August
28. Elixir by Hilary Duff
29. Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala
30. The Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney

31. Manifest by Artist Arthur

September
32. Adios, Nirvana by Conrad Wesselhoeft
33. The Absolute Value of -1 by Steven Brezenoff
34. The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff
35. John Belushi is Dead by Kathy Charles

36. Halo by Alexandra Adornetto
37. Paranormalcy by Kierstan White


October
38. Jane by April Lindner
39. Mostly Good Girls by Leila Sales

40. Love Drugged by James Klise
41. Losing Faith by Denise Jaden

November
42. The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston
43. A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler

44. Stolen by Lucy Christopher
45. When I Was Joe by Keren Davis
46. I Now Pronounce You Someone Else by Erin McCahan
47. The Freak Observer by Blythe Woolston

December
48. Crossing the Tracks by Barbara Stuber
49. Scrawl by Mark Shulman
50. Freefall by Mindi Scott

4 comments:

  1. What a great list! I've read All Unquiet Things and Three Rivers Rising -- both are excellent in very different ways. Happy reading in 2010!
    Swati

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  2. Oh man, Swati, I am SO excited to read your book. It sounds so different from a lot of other stuff - a story told when other stories stop. Thanks for stopping by (btw, next week you'll see your book pop up again for a different post on covers).

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  3. Very excited to see that you're participating in this one!

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  4. thanks for joining the challenge! you've got a fantastic list! i think it's going to be a lot of fun! hope you enjoy! happy reading and good luck!

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