Tuesday, December 21, 2010

2011 Debut Author Challenge

My first year doing the Challenge and I'm so excited! I participated informally last year (16 books!) but now it's all official and everything....The object of the challenge is to read at least 12 YA novels by debut authors during the course of 2011. If you're interested in participating, sign up here. Though the challenge is to read 12 books I no doubt will read a few more. Here is my list so far:

1. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
2. Entangled by Cat Clarke
3. Timeless by Alexandra Monir
4. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
5. Red Riding Hood by Sarah Blakley-Cartwright
6. The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney
7. Where I Belong by Gwendolyn Heasley
8. So Shelly by Ty Roth
9. Rival by Sarah Bennett Wealer
10. Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton
11. Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton
12. Haven by Kristi Cook
13. A Touch Mortal by Leah Clifford
14. Clarity by Kim Harrington
15. Falling Under by Gwen Hayes
16. Liar Society by Lisa and Laura Roecker
17. Wither by Lauren DeStefona
18. Entwined by Heather Dixon
19. Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter
20. Wake Unto Me by Lisa Cach
21. Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
22. Future Imperfect by K. Ryer Breese
23. Die For Me by Amy Plum
24. Mercy by Rebecca Lim
25. Hourglass by Myra  McEntire
26. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
27. Hereafter by Tara Hudson
28. Possession by Elana Johnson
29. Lost Voices by Sarah Porter
30. Falling For Hamlet by Michelle Ray
31. Luminous by Dawn Metcalf
32. Bad Taste In Boys by Carrie Harris
33. By Midnight by Mia James
34. Wildefire by Karsten Knight
35. The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
36. Fury by Elizabeth Miles

Okay, so a LOT more than 12 books. Triple that. I know I'm going to change this list like crazy--add this, take away that--so bear with me. I'm really looking forward to all the new books next year will bring; they all sound, and look, SO GOOD!!! I'm a book-aholic and I'm not afraid to admit it :)


  1. thanks so much for joining the challenge!!! happy reading and good luck!

  2. an awesome selection of books - good luck with the challenge. I am a new follower!!