Sunday, November 29, 2009

2010 Debut Author Challenge

The Story Siren is holding a 2010 Debut Author Challenge

The objective of the challenge (as provided on is as follows;

The objective is to read a set number of YA (Young Adult) or MG (Middle Grade) novels from debut authors published this year.* I'm going to challenge everyone to read at least 12 debut novels!

Here at The Novel Emporium, I'm challenging myself to read at least 30 2010 debut novels. (*This list is currently a work in progress*)

Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken (Release: March 23, 2010)

A Most Improper Magick (The Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson, #1)by Stephanie Burgis (Release: April 20, 2010)

Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore (Release: February 1st, 2010)

Scones and Sensibility by Lindsay Eland (Release: December 22, 2009)

Shadow Hills by Anastasia Hopcus
(Release: July 13, 2010)

The Rise of Renegade X by Chelsea Campbell (Release: May 11, 2010)

The Dark Divine by Bree Despain (Release: December 22, 2009)

Other by Karen Kincy (Release: July 1st, 2010)

Hex Hall (Hex Hall, Book 1) by Rachel Hawkins (Release: March 2nd, 2010)

Everlasting by Angie Frazier (Release: June 1st, 2010)

Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
(Release: January 5, 2010)

The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting (Release: March 16, 2010)

The Iron King by Julie Kagawa (Release: February 1st, 2010)

Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin (Release: January 12, 2010)

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver (Release: April 8 2010)

The Mark by Jen Nadol (Release: January 19, 2010)

The Cinderella Society by Kay Cassidy (Release: April 13, 2010)

13 to Life: A Werewolf's Tale by Shannon Delany (Release: June 22, 2010)

Wolves, Boys and Other Things That Might Kill Me by Kristen Chandler (Release: May 13, 2010)

Forbidden Sea by Sheila A. Nielson (Release: July 1st, 2010)

A Blue So Dark by Holly Schindler (Release: May 1st, 2010)

Plain Kate by Erin Bow (Release: ? 2010)

Do you have what it takes? Take the challenge by clicking the picture below.

The Story Siren


  1. 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!

  2. Why thank you! The best of luck to you and thanks for setting up such a great challenge!

  3. I just found this post and I wanted to say thanks for including Shadow Hills on your Debut Challenge list!


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