Wednesday, December 23, 2009

2010 Debut Author Challenge

So if you haven't heard yet, (have you been living in a cave?) The Story Siren is hosting the 2010 Debut Author Challenge!

Basicly, the challenge is to read as must 2010 Debut YA Books as you can. For more information on the objectives, go here. Also, to sign up for the challenge, go here.

So heres my list of 2010 Debuts I plan/am dying to read. It will be updated on this post and on my Challenges post located on my sidebar. These are in no specific order, though the first 5 listed are the 5 I am most eager to read!

1. Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus
2. The Rise of Renegade X by Chelsea Campbell
3. Other by Karen Kincy
4. Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken
5. Forget-Her-Nots by Amy Brecount White
6. The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
7. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
8. The Secret Year by Jennifer Hubbard
9. The Line by Teri Hall
10. The Girl With the Mermaid Hair by Delia Ephron
11. Mistwood by Leah Cypess
12. Guardian of the Dead by Karen Healey
13. Marked by Caragh M. O'Brien
14. Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
15. A Match Made in High School by Kristin Walker
16. The Naughty List by Suzanne Young
17. Whisper by Phoebe Kitandis
18. Princess for Hire by Lindsey Leavitt
19. The Cinderella Society by Kay Cassidy
20. Dirty Little Secrets by C.J. Omolulu
21. The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
22. The Mark by Jen Nadol
23. All Unquiet Things by Anna Jarzab
24. Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
25. Numbers by Rachel Ward
26. The Beautiful Between by Alyssa B. Sheinmel
27. Wish by Alexandra Bullen
28. Harmonic Feedback by Tara Kelly
29. Prophecy of the Days: The Daykeeper's Grimoire by Christy Raedeke
30. The Tension of Opposites by Kristina McBride
31. Restoring Harmony by Joelle Anthony
32. Glimmerglass by Jenna Black
33. Sea by Heidi Kling
34. Tell Me A Secret by Holly Cupula
35. 13 to Life: A Werewolf's Tale by Shannon Delany
36. Faithful by Janet Fox
37. Split by Swati Avasthi
38. Firespell by Chole Neill
39. Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready
40. Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
41. Freaksville by Kitty Keswick
42. Three Rivers Rising: A Novel of the Johnstown Flood by Jame Richards
43. Party by Tom Leveen
44. Claire de Lune by Christine Johnson
45. The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) by Kody Keplinger
46. Everlasting by Angie Frazier
47. Nevermore by Kelly Creagh
48. Nice and Mean by Jessica Leader
49. The Deathday Letter by Shaun Hutchinson
50. A Most Improper Magick by Stephenie Burgis
51. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
52. Wolves, Boys, and Other Things That May Kill Me by Kristine Chandler
53. A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler
54. A Love Story: Starring My Dead Best Friend by Emily Horner
55. Anna and the Boy Masterpiece by Stephanie Perkins
56. The Handcuff Kid by Laura Quimby
57. Freefall by Mindi Scott
58. Forbidden Sea by Sheila A. Neilson
59. Owl Keeper by Christine Brodien-Jones
60. The Witch's Alphabet by Caitlin Kittredge
61. The Ghost and the Goth by Stacey Kade
62. Plain Kate by Erin Bow
63. The Best and Hardest Thing by Pat Brisson
64. Inconvenient by Margie Gelbwasser
65. The Absolute Value of -1 by Steve Brezenoff
66. Hunger by Jackie Kessler
67. Hearts at Stake by Alexyndra Harvey
68. The Book of Elsewhere: Shadows by Jacqueline West
69. The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Kidnapped by Yxta Maya Murray
70. Nightshade by Andrea Cremer
71. Magic Under Glass by Jackie Dolamore
72. The Dark Devine by Bree Despain

Italicized= Own/Not-Read
Regular= To-Read

I don't know if I'll read all of these in 2010, theres a lot of them, but I certainly hope so!


Amy Brecount White said...

Hey, Dani! Thanks for including FORGET-HER-NOTS! 2010 is going to rock for books!


Anastasia Hopcus said...

Shadow Hills is in your top five! Yay!!! I know they're not in order, but seeing it sitting up there still gives me the warm fuzzies!

Kiersten White said...

Wow, you are ambitious! I love it : ) Thanks for including Paranormalcy!

Christy Raedeke said...

What a list! Thanks for including Prophecy of Days!

Warm wishes for a happy holiday. :)

Stephanie Perkins said...

Fabulous list! Thank you very, very much for including ANNA AND THE BOY MASTERPIECE! I'm so flattered and honored.

Unknown said...

That's an impressive list, Dani! Thank you so much for listing my novel, 13 to Life: A Werewolf's Tale. I appreciate it. If you'd like to read an excerpt, feel free to pop over to: . I'll be sharing more snippets as we get closer to the June 22 release date! :-)

Jessica Leader said...

Fun to see your list--and very fun to see NICE AND MEAN on it! I'll look forward to hearing your thoughts on all of it. Happy reading!


Swati said...

Wow, what a great list! Thanks for including Split! Happy reading in 2010 :-)

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