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Monday, November 22, 2010

The 2011 Debut Author Challenge

I was very tempted by this challenge last year. Very tempted. But told myself that I had too many other challenges and was I really going to read THAT much YA? Well, the answer was a big, huge resounding "Yes." So I am getting in on this lovely challenge brought to you by The Story Siren.

I probably picked way too many books but my free time is plentiful and since my New Years Resolution for this year is to read more and to bake a new cupcake recipe every week, I figure this should help with one of them. I scheduled it according to release date (because I am crazy like that).

1.       Warped
2.       Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
3.       XVI by Julia Karr
4.       Timeless by Alexandra Monir
5.       Across the Universe by Beth Revis
6.       Choker by Elizabeth Woods
7.       Other Words for Love by Lorraine Zago Rosenthal
1.       Rival by Sara Bennett Wealer
2.       A Touch Mortal by Leah Clifford
3.       Haven by Kristi Cook
4.       The Visconti House by Elsbeth Edgar
5.       Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison
6.       Where I Belong by Gwedolyn Heasley
7.       Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton
8.       The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney
9.       The Demon Trapper’s Daughter by Jana Oliver
1.       Wake Unto Me by Lisa Cach
2.       Wither by Lauren DeStefano
3.       Entwined by Heather Dixon
4.       Clarity by Kim Harrington
5.       Falling Under by Gwen Hayes
6.       Born at Midnight by C.C. Hunter
7.       Illegal by Bettina Restrepo
1.       Enclave by Ann Aguirre
2.       Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
3.       The Returning by Christine Hinwood
4.       Bumped by Megan McCafferty
5.       Future Imperfect by K. Ryer Breese
1.       Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini
2.       The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter
3.       Tempest Rising by Tracy Deebs
4.       Saving June by Hannah Harrington
5.       Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
6.       Moonglass by Jessi Kirby
7.       The Sweetest Thing by Christina Mandelski
8.       Hourglass by Myra McEntire
9.       Die for Me by Amy Plum
1.       Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo & Natalie Zaman
2.       The Revenant by Sonia Gensler
3.       Breath of Angel by Karyn Henley
4.       Hereafter by Tara Hudson
5.       Possession by Elana Johnson
6.       Luminous by Dawn Metcalf
7.       Forgotten by Cat Patrick
8.       Ashes, Ashes by Jo Treggiari
1.       Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris
2.       Wildfire by Karsten Knight
1.       The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
2.       Dark Parties by Sara Grant
1.       Half Blood by Jennifer L. Armentrout
2.       Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
3.       With A Name Like Love by Tess Hilmo
4.       The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin (?)
5.       Broken Wings by Helen Landalf
1.       Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel
2.       Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez
1.       Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts
1.       Mercy Lily by Lisa Albert
2.       Frost by Marianna Baer
3.       Never Eighteen by Megan Bostic
4.       The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
5.       Flawless by Lara Chapman
6.       A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies
7.       Circle Nine by Anne Heltzel
8.       The Shadows Cast by Stars by Catherine Knutsson
9.       Queen of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
10.   Banish by Gretchen McNeil
11.   Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock
12.   A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan


  1. Great list of books you've got here, Grace! I, too, am looking forward to these books :)

  2. thanks so much for joining the challenge! hope you discover some great new authors in '11!! happy reading and good luck!

  3. Thank you SO SUPER MUCH for including THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER on your list!! I hope you enjoy it :D

  4. That's quite a list! I'm really looking forward to Angelfire, The Iron Witch and Delirium. AND Thanks so much for including Ashes, Ashes. I hope like it!

  5. Yay! I'm thrilled POSSESSION made your list! I hope you like it. :)

  6. Thank you for including Sirenz! <3 Nat

  7. We're so honored to be on this list with so many other super authors--thank you for including Sirenz!

  8. Hi there! Thanks for shouting out about our 2011 group!

    MERCY LILY, my fiction debut, is going to be released October 11, 2011.

    I'm making the web rounds and trying to get the word out. Thanks!!



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