Thursday, November 26, 2009

2010 Debut Author Challenge

So, most of you may already know about the 2010 Debut Author Challenge that The Story Siren started, but I just now gathered my list! Yep, I'm getting in on the action. I'm set to read at least 15 books, but that list may go up.

Go to this post to sign up and this post to see what it's all about!

Here's some info straight from the post::

What is the 2010 Debut Author Challenge?

The objective is to read a set number of YA (Young Adult) or MG (Middle Grade) novels from debut authors published this year.* I'm going to challenge everyone to read at least 12 debut novels! I’m hoping to read at least 30! You don’t have to list your choices right away, but if you do feel free to change them throughout the year. I will also be focusing on mostly Young Adult novels.

Anyone can join, you don’t need a blog to participate. If you don’t have a blog you can always share your views by posting a review on, or any other bookish site.

The challenge will run from January 1, 2010- December 31, 2010. You can join at anytime! * I would like to limit the novels to those released in 2010.You’ll have to do all the research to make sure a novel meets the criteria for the challenge. I do have a few sites that can help with your search; 2010: A Book Odyssey, AuthorsNow & The Class of 2k10 (website to be launched).

Got it? It's easy, huh?

Now here's my list so far:
The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
Sea by Heidi R. Kling
The Mark by Jen Nadol
All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab
The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
The Line by Teri Hall
Harmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly
Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
A Match Made in High School by Kristin Walker
Shadow Hills by Anastacia Hopcus
Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken
Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
Palace Beautiful by Sarah Deford Williams
Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey


  1. Hey, thanks for including my book Palace Beautiful! I hope you love it! Have a great Thanksgiving!

    -Sarah DeFord Williams

  2. Nice list! I haven't heard of a few of them, I'm going to have to go check them out :)

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