November 20, 2010

2011 Debut Author Challenge

This Challenge is hosted by Kristi from The Story Siren. Anyone can join! Read her entire post here and FAQ here!
  • The objective of the DAC is to read at least twelve novels from Young Adult or Middle Grade Authors. While twelve is the minimum there is no maximum limit! I encourage readers who can read more than twelve to do so!
  • Anyone can join. You don't have to be a blogger, and you don't have to live in the United States.
  • You do not have to have an blog written in English to participate.
  • You can join at anytime. The challenge runs from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011. 

My List:
  1. Wither by Lauren DeStefano
  2. Across the Universe by Beth Revis
  3. Where I Belong byGwendolyn Heasley
  4. Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
  5. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  6. Clarity by Kim Harrington
  7. The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch
  8. Kat, Incorrigible by Stephanie Burgis
  9. Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
  10. Legend by Marie Lu 
  11. Audition by Stasia Ward
  12. The Beginning of After by Jennifer Castle
  13. Enclave by Ann Aguirre
  14. The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
  15. Moonglass by Jessi Kirby
  16. The Liar Society by Lisa & Laura Roecker
  17. Awaken by Katie Kacvinski 
  18. Dark Parties by Sara Grant
  19. Possession by Elana Johnson
  20. The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher
  21. The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney
  22. XVI by Julia Karr
  23. Like Mandarin by Kirsten Hubbard  
  24. Die For Me by Amy Plum
  25. Falling Under by Gwen Hayes
  26. Unlocked by Ryan G. Van Cleave
  27. Luminous by Dawn Metcalf
  28. The Sweetest Thing by Christina Mandelski
  29. Timeless by Alexandra Monir
  30. The False Princess by Ellis O'Neal
  31. Hereafter by Tara Hudson
  32. Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
  33. Queen of Glass by Sara J. Maas
  34. The Latte Rebellion by Sarah Jamila Stevenson
  35. The Pull of Gravity by Gae Polisner
  36. Ten Miles Past Normal by Frances O'Roark Dowell


  1. I am also so excited for Where I Belong! I'm so looking forward to the challenge this year :)

  2. Great choices, several of these are on my list as well.

  3. thanks so much for joining the challenge!!! awesome list! happy reading and good luck!

  4. You did better at "selecting" I picked 79 books and am in way over my head! Ohmyword...

  5. Great list! Mine turned out so much longer than I expected!

  6. We have a couple of the same books on our lists! :D I'm excited to do this.

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

  8. Dude, I'm honored that you have Possession on your list! I hope you like it! :)

  9. So thrilled to see The Pull of Gravity on your list! Thanks. Hope you love it. -gae

  10. Thanks for including Never Eighteen. Hope it doesn't disappoint. Happy reading!!!


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