Monday, 14 November 2011

2012 Debut Author Challenge

Once again, I am going to sign up for the Debut Author Challenge hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren as I have managed to complete it the last two years and it’s always fun to discover new authors. Here’s what it’s all about directly from The Story Siren:

·         To read & review a minimum of twelve young adult or middle grade debut novels between the dates of January 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013.*

*The 2013 extension is so that December debuts can be read and count toward the challenge.

            RULES & GUIDELINES:
·         You must have a Blog to post your reviews or be a member of Goodreads.
·         Your blog must be written in English.
·         Deadline to join in may 31, 2012

·         Must be a young adult or middle grade title.
·         Must be the authors YA or MG debut, released in 2012.
·         If an author has a previous novel published for adults or children, they can still qualify for the challenge.
·         If an author has a previous YA or MG title, they do not qualify for the challenge.”

You can sign up here, read more about DAC and check out the debut lists.

I’m not going to list the debuts that I plan to read. Instead I’ll just update this page with every applicable title and its review as I read them.

1. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, Jennifer E. Smith
2. Cinder, Marissa Meyer
3. Someone Else's Life, Katie Dale
4. The Other Life, Susanne Winnacker
5. Legend, Marie Lu
6. Under the Never Sky, Veronica Rossi
7. Wonder, RJ Palacio
8. The Flappers: Vixen, Jillian Larkin
9. Bunheads, Sophie Flack
10. When You Were Mine, Rebecca Serle
11. I'll Be There, Holly Goldberg Sloan
12. The Selection, Kiera Cass

COMPLETED 25th June 2012

13. Heart-Shaped Bruise, Tanya Byrne
14. The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Emily M Danforth
15. Wentworth Hall, Abby Grahame
16. Throne of Glass, Sarah J Maas
17. Pushing the Limits, Katie McGarry
18. Torn, David Massey
19. The Masque of the Red Death, Bethany Griffin
20. The Wolf Princess, Cathryn Constable
21. Lovely, Dark and Deep, Amy McNamara 


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