Saturday, November 20, 2010

2011 Debut Author Challenge

What's the 2011 Debut Author Challenge?
  • Goal: Read at least 12 debut Young Adult or Middle Grade novels that are published in 2011
  • Time frame: The Challenge runs from January 1st, 2011 to December 31st, 2011.
  • Who can participate: Anyone! You don't need a blog to join, you can post your reviews to Amazon, Goodreads, Shelfari, et cetera. 
  • More info: This challenge is hosted by The Story Siren, so check out her blog to sign up, see a list of debut novels, or see a list of FAQ's about the challenge. 
Bold: Own or borrowed/Read and Reviewed (will link to reviews)
Bold Italics: Read and needs review
Italics: Own or borrowed/To Read and Review
Normal: Want to read

1. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
2. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
3. The False Princess by Eilis O'Neal
4. Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton
5. Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton
6. Clarity by Kim Harrington
7. Like Mandarin by Kirsten Hubbard
8. Liar Society by Lisa and Laura Roecker
9. Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
10. The Lipstick Laws by Amy Holder
11. Tempest Rising by Tracy Deebs
12. Moonglass by Jessica Kirby
13. Divergent by Veronica Roth
14. Possession by Elana Johnson
15. Luminous by Dawn Metcalf
16. Sister Mischief by Laura Goode
17. Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris
18. Falling for Hamlet by Michelle Ray
19. Bestest. Ramadan. Ever. by Medeia Sharif
20. The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
21. Dead Rules by Randy Russel 
22. Queen of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
23. The Shadows Cast By Stars by Catherine Knutsson
24. A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies
25. Frost by Marianna Baer
26. Anna Dress in Blood by Kendare Blake
27. Rival by Sara Bennett Wealer
28. Hourglass by Myra McEntire 
29. Born At Midnight by C.C. Hunter
30. Dark Mirror by M.J. Putney 
31. Blood Red Road by Moira Young
32. Hereafter by Tara Hudson
33. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
34. Legend by Marie Lu
35. The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton

Total Reviewed: 14
Total Read: 23
To be read (books I have): 2


  1. Love the list! You should totally add Cryer's Cross :)

  2. Liar Society and The Lipstick Law are both on my list! I am super excited for the challenge :)

  3. thanks so much for joining the challenge! looks like you've got a great list of titles! happy reading and good luck!

  4. some!! We have a few overlaps in selections! I cant wait to read my titles!!!


  5. Great list! How did you decide? I chose by fun title or if I knew of the book... :D

  6. a lot of people seem to be taking part enjoy, ill think on it :P

  7. Thank you so much for adding QUEEN OF GLASS to your list!!! I hope you enjoy it! :D

  8. Whoa! Intense list... I haven't gotten past picking my second one for the challenge...

  9. I love seeing The Near Witch on here! :) Thank you!!


  10. Yay! Thanks for adding CLARITY! I hope you like it! :)

  11. Dude, I'm thrilled POSSESSION is on your list! I hope you like it. :)

  12. you have a fab selection there! I found you through the DAC sign up page and am now a new follower. Good luck with the challenge.