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2010 Debut Author Challenge-15 debut author books (this might go up as the year goes on)

1. The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
2. The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg
3. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
4. Wish by Alexandra Bullen
5. Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
6. A Spy in the House by Y.S. Lee
7. Forget Her Nots by Amy Brecount White
8. Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials by Rosalind Wiseman
9. The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
10. Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken
11. The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
12. A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler
13. Mistwood by Leah Cypess
14. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
15. Sea by Heidi Kling
16. Deception by Lee Nichols
17. Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala
18. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
19. I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore
20. Firelight by Sophie Jordan
21. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
22. You by Charles Benoit
23. Bloodthirsty by Flynn Meaney
24. Hush by Eishes Chayil

In the Middle Reading Challenge-10 MG books
1. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
2. Meanwhile by Jason Shiga
3. Big Nate: In a Class By Himself by Lincoln Peirce
4. The Birthday Ball by Lois Lowry
5. The Night Fairy by Laura Amy Schiltz
6. A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole
7. Bro-Jitsu by Daniel H. Wilson
8. Morpheus Road by D.J. MacHale
9. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia
10. Zebrafish by Paul H. Reynolds
11. The Popularity Papers by Amy Igantow
12. Countdown by Deborah Wiles
13. I So Don't Do Makeup by Barrie Summy
14. The Reivention of Edison Thomas by Jacqueline Houtman
15. Wish I Might by Colleen Murtagh Paratore
16. Middleworld by J&P Voelkel
17. This Is Me From Now On by Barbara Dee
18. Nice and Mean by Jessica Leader-also a debut!
19. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger
20. Airborn by Kenneth Oppel

Chick Lit Teens-10 chick lit books
1. Hearts at Stake by Alyxandra Harvey
2. The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott
3. Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
4. The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
5. Runaway by Meg Cabot
6. Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles
7. Blood Feud by Alyxandra Harvey
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