Skip to main content

2010 Debut Authors Challenge

I am joining the 2010 Debut Authors Challenge hosted by The Story Siren. My goal is to read at least 15 debut books in 2010. Here is my list of books to start with-I'll be adding more as the year goes on.

2010 Debut Author Reading List
1. A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler
2. The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
3. Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken
4. A Most Improper Magick by Stephanie Burgis
5. Cinderella Society by Kay Cassidy
6. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
7. Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
8. Scones and Sensibility by Lindsay Eland
9. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
10. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
11. The Mark by Jen Nadol
12. Forget Her Nots by Amy Brecount White
13. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
14. The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
15. Gaurdian fo the Dead by Karen Healey

Comments

  1. Thanks for adding Forget-Her-Nots! I can't wait to read all these books either!

    -Amy

    ReplyDelete
  2. Yay-hooo! What a joy to see my book on your list!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Yay! I'm so excited to do this challenge and so glad you're doing it too!

    ReplyDelete
  4. YAY! Thanks for joining the challenge! It's going to be so much fun! And you've got a great list of books! Good luck!

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

I love hearing from other readers! Share your thoughts and chime in!

Popular posts from this blog

Bedtime Books for the Weary

Today I'm over at the ALSC Blog talking about some of my new favorite bedtime-themed books!

Suite Scarlett Giveaway!!!

How would you like to win a paperback copy of Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson ? I have FIVE copies up for grabs!! When Scarlett Martin turns fifteen she is put in charge of the Empire Suite, one of the rooms in her family’s hotel. Enter Mrs. Amberson, an aging C-list starlet who decides to employ Scarlett. Soon, she is taking dictation, running around New York City, and getting caught up in Mrs. Amberson’s crazy adventures. In the midst of it all, Scarlett falls in love–or so she thinks–and it takes Mrs. Amberson to help her see the light. Now in paperback from top-selling author Maureen Johnson! Here's the deal: -Contest ends July 20, 2009 -For U.S. Addresses only, sorry! -Comment on this post to enter. -Come back and comment again on this post for another entry-you may enter as many times as you want!! -Blog/Twitter/Facebook/E-mail this contest to others for +1 extra entries -Link me to your review of Suite Scarlett (or any other Maureen Johnson book) in the comments for +2

Dear Books: Please Update Your Libraries

There is nothing worse than coming across a book you are really enjoying only to be pulled out of it because of some outdated and incorrect library reference. I know that authors and illustrators will not always get everything 100% accurate, but I when I read books that show a very dated stereotype, or something that is just so incorrect, I always wonder why. I feel like authors and illustrators should know better! And it's not just older books-it happens in new books too! I recently read A Big Surprise for Little Card by Charise Mericle Harper and illustrated by Anna Raff.  I absolutely loved this book! It's a creative look at libraries through the eyes of a library card. It's perfect for my outreach visits and storytimes about the library and promoting what value there is in a library card. Anna Raff gets major points for illustrating a very cool and hip librarian as well! But the librarian tells card to shush and is a bit annoyed when he shows up. And then l